Sunday, May 23, 2010
Did you know that the major retailers, ie mainly the supermarkets, more money than the luxury sector?
Indeed the group owner Gérard Mulliez Auchan stores, a French billionaire, Bernard Arnault is to dethrone the most famous French billionaires, in terms of professional portfolio.
Amazing is not it? It seems that sell products at low prices on which we do allow a small profit to earn more money than selling luxury goods group LVMH as Berbard Arnault sells, ie clothing and Luxury fashion accessories.
Gerard Mulliez seller of peas but also the owner of an empire in which there are carpets St. Maclou Norauto Brice, Flunch, Baker, Decathlon, Kiabi, Top Office, Cultura, Pic Wic and Kiloutou, dethroned So the CEO of LVMH Bernard Arnault and first place in the ranking of the largest fortunes in France in 2008, ranking by the magazine Challenges.
Bernard Arnault has yet between other companies Chateau d'Yquem, Moet & Chandon, Hennessy, Louis Vuitton, Ruinart, Veuve Clicquot, Canard Duchene, Guerlain, Parfums Christian Dior, Givenchy, Kenzo, Celine, Berluti, TAG Heuer, Glenmorangie, and Hublot, but it was not enough to stay on top in the list of businessmen richest in France.
In 2008 Gerard Mulliez fortune is estimated at 21 billion euros, with an increase of 30% or one billion euros from the overall result of Auchan, the leading brand of its group, and the fortunes of Bernard Arnault n is only 18 billion euros because it has lost a lot of money from others because of Carrefour which is a shareholder (often the problem when making acquisitions in a sector that we do not know and that no one hangs around not good people).
In third position of French women and the richest one finds the group's founder cosmetics L'Oreal Liliane Bettencourt, followed by Romain Zaleski and Robert Louis-Dreyfus.
Of the 30 top spots of the largest fortunes in France, 17 are occupied by leaders or founders of groups, whether in the distribution sector, industry or the food, like Gerard Mulliez and Bernard Arnault.
Complete list of Challenges magazine of the largest French professional fortunes in 2008, which will list all persons who have cited more than one billion dollars in assets are included in the Forbes list of richest people in the world because indeed we must now have at least 1 billion dollars for inclusion in the list of the richest men in the world in the American magazine Forbes.
LIST OF 10 MOST BIG FORTUNES FRENCH:
Gerard Mulliez and his family, which is the first industrial-Mulliez Mr Leclercq, son of Mr. Leclercq-Dupire, who founded the company spinning-Leclercq Dupire 1847, leading the Auchan group, which enabled them to accumulate a fortune of 21 billion euros.
Bernard Arnault of LVMH boss has a fortune of 18.307 billion euros.
Liliane Bettencourt L'Oreal cosmetics and his family own a fortune of 13, 576 billion euros.
Romain Zaleski, a businessman as he is mysterious wealthy, has a fortune of 11.314 billion euros shared among others in Arcelor, Eramet, Edison, and Da Vinci.
Robert Louis-Dreyfus and his family of the Louis Dreyfus Group possess a fortune of 10 billion euros.
Bertrand Puech and Hermes family have a fortune of 7.423 billion euros.
François Pinault and his family who run PPR (formerly Pinault Printemps Redoute) have a wealth of 7.329 billion euros.
Serge Dassault and family that manufacture aircraft and weapons have a fortune of six billion euros.
Families and Aubert Duval forges the same name have a fortune of 5, 851 billion euros.
Alain Wertheimer and his family including his brother Gerard Wertheimer have a fortune of 5 billion euros, mainly in brand Bourjois and Chanel and some fine French vineyards which Rauzan-Ségla, and Chateau Canon.