Boucicaut

Boucicaut

(bo͞osēkō`), c.1366–1421, marshal of France and crusader against the Ottoman Turks, whose real name was Jean III le Meingre. Captured by Ottoman Sultan Beyazid I at NikopolNikopol
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 (1396), he was ransomed. He was governor (1401–7) of Genoa, then under French rule, was captured by the English at Agincourt (1415), and died in England. He wrote several ballads and other poems. He commissioned the book of hoursbook of hours,
form of prayer book developed in the 14th cent. from the prayers of clerics appended to the main service. The subjects of the miniature illustrations (see miniature painting) were frequently derived from the appendix of the Psalter.
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 that is named after him.
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Master Olivier, the Marshal de Boucicaut was wont to say,
Le Bon Marche Rive Gauche is the first general store created in France, in 1852, by Aristote Boucicaut.
The introduction of this new retail concept thus is an answer to the fall in purchasing power resulting from the crisis, but it is also a result of a long-term evolution of the department stores away from their first business model based on low prices, high volumes, and low margins--"vendre beaucoup a petit benefice," in the words of Le Bon Marche founder Aristide Boucicaut.
BACK in 1838 Madame and Monsieur Boucicaut opened a store in Paris called Bon March which, just over a decade later, evolved into a department store.
Flood: Four bi-folios from a book of hours by the workshop of the Boucicaut Master
While mega-retailing can be traced back to the creation of the first department store by Aristide Boucicaut in Paris in 1852 (Chirouze, 2003), and to the opening of a first Woolworth store in 1879 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania (Perry, 2001), the arrival of mega-retailing in Canada generally, and Ontario in particular, has been the result of the expansion of US mega-retailers into the country since the late 1980's.
This manuscript page is from a book that was illustrated by an artist working in the early 1400s in France known today as the Boucicaut (BOO-see-koh) Master.
3] Laboratoire de Biochimie, Hopital Boucicaut, 75015 Paris, France.
32) Jean le Seneschal now `becomes' an amalgam, a collective `nous': Boucicaut, Philippe d'Artois, Cresecque are all, it seems, involved in the production of the collection.
Fortunately, another tenant of the boardinghouse, Marie-Helene from Guadeloupe, who works at the Boucicaut Hospital, gets her a job there as a cleaning woman.
today announced that a Consulting Committee for the Protection of Humans in Biomedical Research (CCPPRB) in Paris, France, has approved protocols submitted by Genetronics to treat 30 patients with head and neck cancer at Hospital Boucicaut in Paris and elsewhere in France.