Le Bon Marché
Founded : 1852
Activities : Department stores, La Grande Epicerie de Paris, Franck et Fils
24, rue de Sèvres
75007 Paris - France
Le Bon Marché group encompasses three main activities: department stores with Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche and Franck et Fils on rue de Passy in Paris, acquired in 1994; fine foods with La Grande Epicerie de Paris; and real estate, with 23 500 square meters of rental buildings.
Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche was founded in 1852 by Aristide Boucicaut in a building designed by architect Louis-Auguste Boileau. The building was expanded in 1896, with Gustave Eiffel as technical consultant.
Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche is today the only Parisian department store with a genuine cultural dimension. It enjoys a reputation as the French capital's most exclusive store thanks to the quality of the products and a unique range of customer services.