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[Luxus+ Magazine] Le Bon Marché celebrates its 170th anniversary in style

[Luxus+ Magazine] Le Bon Marché celebrates its 170th anniversary in style

From August 27th to October 16th, Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche celebrates its 170th anniversary and unveils surprises and animations not to be missed!

 

In 1852, Aristide Boucicaut, the son of hatters who moved to Paris to become a calico, quickly realized that there was a place for a new type of business. With his wife Marguerite, he transformed a simple shop into a Parisian “department store” with a wide range of products and where you could stroll around as you pleased. The Bon Marché Rive Gauche was born. Innovations multiplied: fixed prices, reduced margins, home delivery, white month, sales, private concerts, library corner… All over the world, people were inspired by this commercial model invented by this pioneering couple. 

 

© Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche

 

 

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Featured photo: © Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche

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