Richest Frenchman Loses Touch as Carrefour Is No Hermes

Richest Frenchman Loses Touch as Carrefour Is No Hermes

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The exterior of a Carrefour SA Planet store is seen in Ecully, near Lyon, France. The grocer, which operated 15,937 stores in 33 countries as of Dec. 31, posted restated earnings on that basis of 2.7 billion euros in 2010.