Businesses

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Created in 1992, Lagardère is an international group with operations in more than 40 countries worldwide. It employs some 28,000 people and generated revenue of €4,439 million in 2020.
Since 2018, under the impetus of the Group's General and Managing Partner, Arnaud Lagardère, the Group has undergone a strategic refocusing around two priority divisions.

Lagardère Publishing

The world's third-largest private-capital publisher in the trade and educational markets, operating mainly under the Hachette Livre imprint, Lagardère Publishing is a federation of publishing companies with a large degree of editorial independence. They are united by a shared vision, a concerted effort to expand in innovation and corporate social responsibility, a coordinated strategy and the same high standards of leadership required of the people appointed to positions of responsibility in each company.

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Lagardère Travel Retail

With operations in 39 countries and territories on five continents, Lagardère Travel Retail is a leading global Travel Retail company. The division covers all business segments (Travel Essentials, Duty Free & Fashion, and Foodservice), with international brands such as Relay, Aelia Duty Free and Vino Volo, and numerous restaurant and selective distribution brands either under licence or directly operated.

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