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Categories Business magazine
Frequency Monthly
Founder Jean-Louis Servan-Schreiber and Jean Boissonnat
Year founded 1967; 50 years ago (1967)
Company Roularta Media Group
Country France
Based in Paris
Language French
Website L'Expansion
ISSN 0014-4703
OCLC number 5514833

L'Expansion is a French monthly business magazine based in Paris, France.

History and profile[edit]

L'Expansion was founded by Jean-Louis Servan-Schreiber and Jean Boissonnat in 1967.[1][2] In 1994 the magazine was relaunched and was published on a fortnightly basis in the 1990s.[3]

It is part of the Roularta Media Group, which also owns the magazines, L'Express, Lire, and L'Étudiant among the others.[4] The headquarters of L'Expansion is in Paris.[5] The magazine is published by Groupe Express Roularta on a monthly basis[6] and provides articles on economic and financial news.[2]


L'Expansion sold 163,355 copies during the period of 2003-2004.[7] The 2006 paid circulation was 160,514.[8] During the 2007-2008 period the magazine had a circulation of 161,000 copies.[9] Its circulation was 150,076 copies in 2010.[6]


  1. ^ Serge Berstein; Jean-Pierre Rioux (13 March 2000). The Pompidou Years, 1969-1974. Cambridge University Press. p. 200. ISBN 978-0-521-58061-8. Retrieved 21 April 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "L'Expansion". Roularta Media Group. Retrieved 16 December 2014. 
  3. ^ Jose L. Alvarez; Carmelo Mazza; Jordi Mur (October 1999). "The management publishing industry in Europe" (Occasional Paper No:99/4). University of Navarra. Retrieved 27 April 2015. 
  4. ^ "Roularta Media Group NV (ROU)". Bloomberg. Retrieved 16 December 2014. 
  5. ^ Lorna M. Daniells (1993). Business Information Sources. University of California Press. p. 258. ISBN 978-0-520-08180-2. Retrieved 11 November 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "World Magazine Trends 2010/2011" (PDF). FIPP. Retrieved 1 April 2015. 
  7. ^ E. Martin (30 November 2005). Marketing Identities Through Language: English and Global Imagery in French Advertising. Palgrave Macmillan UK. p. 6. ISBN 978-0-230-51190-3. Retrieved 25 September 2016. 
  8. ^ Groupe-exp.com
  9. ^ Anne Austin et. al. (2008). "Western Europe Market & Media Fact" (PDF). ZenithOptimedia. Retrieved 8 April 2015. 

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