Death of a successful entrepreneur.

The French consumer appliance group Boulanger announced on Monday, in association with the family, the death, at the age of 94, of Bernard Boulanger, co-founder of the company.

The group specializing in household appliances and multimedia equipment with the orange logo was founded by the two brothers Bernard and Gustave Boulanger in 1954 in the North.

It was then bought in 1986 by the Mulliez family, owners of Auchan and even Decathlon.

A group with 9,000 employees

It now has 201 stores and has 9,000 employees in different regions of France.

Born in Calais on June 27, 1928, Bernard Boulanger was first in charge of "sales, before also taking charge of artisanal construction and the repair of products (in particular radios and televisions), when his brother Gustave died. “, according to a press release from the brand.

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