PPR (company)

Infobox Company
company_name = PPR
foundation = 1963
founder = François Pinault
company_type = Public (Euronext|PP)
location_city = Paris, France
key_people = François-Henri Pinault (Chairman of the board and CEO)
products = Luxury and sporting goods, mail order, vehicle distribution, store retail
revenue = 19.760 billion (2007)cite web |url=http://www.ppr.com/DataUploadFiles/ppr_doc_ref_2007_ang/pdf/ppr_doc_ref_2007_ang.pdf |title=Annual Report 2007 |accessdate=2008-08-19 |publisher=PPR]
operating_income = profit €1.696 billion (2007)
net_income = profit €1.058 million (2007)
num_employees = 19,370 (2007)
subsid = CFAO, Conforama, fnac, Gucci Group, Puma (majority stake), Redcats
homepage = [http://www.ppr.com/ www.ppr.com]
intl = yes

PPR is a French multinational holding company specializing in retail shops and luxury brands. The company was founded in 1963 by the billionaire businessman François Pinault and is now run by his son François-Henri Pinault. It is quoted on Euronext Paris and is a constituent of the CAC 40 index. It was originally called Pinault-Printemps-Redoute, but changed its name on 18 May 2005 to simply PPR. On June 20, 2006, PPR announced that it had entered into exclusive negotiations pertaining to the sale of France Printemps after receiving a joint offer from RREEF and Borletti Group for €1.075 billion.

Financial data

::::::"Source :' [http://www.opesc.org/fiche-societe/fiche-societe.php?entreprise=PPR05 OpesC] '


As of 2008 PPR's main subsidiaries include:
*Gucci which also owns the luxury brands Yves Saint Laurent, Sergio Rossi, Boucheron, Bottega Veneta, Bédat & Co, Alexander McQueen, Stella McCartney, Balenciaga
*Redcats - mail order retailer which operates La Redoute, Ellos, Empire, Redcats USA, Cyrillus, Vertbaudet, Somewhere, Daxon, Edmée, Celaia, La Maison de Valérie, Josefssons
*RedcatsUSA - mail order and store retailer which operates La Redoute, Jessica London, Brylane Home, Woman Within, OneStopPlus.com, Roaman's, Kingsize Direct, The Sportsmans'Guide, The Golf Warehouse, Bargain Catalog Outlet, Avenue
*fnac - book and CD retailer in France, Switzerland, Belgium, Greece, Spain, Portugal, Italy and Brazil.
*Conforama - household furnishing retailer
*CFAO - distributor of cars and pharmaceuticals in Africa and the DOM-TOM
*Puma has about 62% of its stock owned by the PPR group.

Former subsidiaries

*Rexel - electrical supplies
* Guilbert - office supplies and furniture
* Printemps - department stores chain
* Pinault
* Kadeos


PPR's chief competitors in luxury goods conglomerates are LVMH and Richemont.


External links

* [http://www.ppr.com/ PPR corporate website]

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • PPR — is the shortcut for Wikipedia s Picture Peer Review .PPR may refer to: * PPR, a French luxury goods and retail distribution company * Philosophy and Phenomenological Research , a bimonthly philosophy journal * Politieke Partij Radicalen, a minor… …   Wikipedia

  • European Aeronautic Defence And Space Company — « Eads » redirige ici. Pour la ville du Colorado, voir Eads (Colorado). Logo de Eur …   Wikipédia en Français

  • European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company — EADS N. V. Unternehmensform Naamloze Vennootschap ISIN …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company — « Eads » redirige ici. Pour la ville, voir Eads (Colorado) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Thomson-Houston électric company — Alstom Logo de Alstom Création 1928 Dates clés 1969 : Alstom, filiale majoritaire de la CGE 1989 : fusion d Alstom et de Gec Power Systems et création de Gec Alsthom 199 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Suez Canal Company — GDF Suez SA Unternehmensform SA ISIN …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Список миллиардеров (2007) — Список людей, состояние которых превышает 1 млрд долл. на февраль 2007 года по версии журнала Forbes (The World’s Richest People 2007). Совокупное состояние участников рейтинга составляет 3,5 трлн долларов. В список вошли 946 человек. При… …   Википедия

  • MSI 20000 — is a standard sign of strength and financial performance issued by an independent certification body in the specific financial audit, based on the specifications and procedures specified in the repository Origin Following the first sub prime… …   Wikipedia

  • Pinault-Printemps-Redouté — (PPR)    This company, founded as a timber trading company in 1963 by François Pinault, was first known as the Pinault Group. In 1992, the company took over the French department store Au Printemps and the company s name changed to Groupe Pinault …   Historical Dictionary of the Fashion Industry

  • Pinault-Printemps-Redout — PPR Unternehmensform Société Anonyme (Aktiengesellschaft) ISIN …   Deutsch Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.