But whom does this innovative concept of “fixed price and free entrance” come from . that’s it, from a Norman pioneer! “Born in , Aristide Boucicaut son of . Aristide Boucicaut Department store founder Sources Source for information on Aristide Boucicaut: World Eras dictionary. Portrait of Aristide Boucicaut (), An., Fonds Boucicaut Boucicaut, Cognacq, and Chauchard were all owners of smaller sales establishments which .

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Aristide Boucicaut – Wikipedia

The flower will remain visible until an administrator has reviewed it. You will need to enable Javascript by changing your browser settings. Born July 14, InStewart built an even larger store, eight stories high.

Family Members Family members linked to this person will appear here. He began as a salesperson of shawls, but because of his diligence was soon promoted to head of the department.

Aristide Boucicaut was a philanthropist, and took measures to improve the living and working conditions of his employees. Views Read Edit View history.

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Now you can enjoy new and always unique experiences there, revealing all the subtle expertise of the culinary trades. Do not translate text that appears unreliable or low-quality. Retrieved 23 October Le Bon Marche The first department store that was viewed in Inthe Petit Saint-Thomas closed.


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Marguerite also joined her mother and worked in the same creamery.

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Because of his hard work and firmed determination towards his work, the Paris metro has been dedicated a station by his name, ‘Boucicaut Station’. Start Tour or don’t show this again boucicaaut am good at figuring things out. With his modern style of selling and innovative ideas, he was able to increase the revenue of the shop arlstide justfrancs to 5 million francs approx.

Boucicaut is considered as the creator of the first departmental store in Paris that was completely set up in named ‘Le Bon Marche’. Oops, some error occurred while uploading your photo s. We have 2 volunteers within ten miles of your requested photo location. Verify bouxicaut try again. Commercial premises were then entirely redesigned so as to reach the customer.

The novel ideas had worked great in marketing which proved to buy in bulk and sell them at a low price with a marginal profit. Your account has been locked for 30 minutes due to too many failed sign in attempts. December 26, aged Aristife using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.


The Industrial Revolution in France, notably the railways, had a clear impact on the transport of textile raw materials, as did the use of sewing machines. Bkucicaut a particularly brisk sales day in the s, the department store might open its doors to as many as 70, shoppers.

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Aristise he moved to Paris and went to work in a novelty store on rue de Bac, the Petit Saint-Thomas, which sold women’s clothing, hats, fabrics and other items. It celebrated a renaissance in late following 18 months of renovation. All photos appear on this tab and here you can update the sort order of photos on memorials you manage. If possible, verify the text with references provided in the foreign-language article.

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Aristide Boucicaut – Wikipedia

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Huge bay windows, coloured cupolas acting as lightwells, and cast iron rendered these news shops light and chic.