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Type Subsidiary
Founded August, 2000
Headquarters Paris, France
Key people Pierre Kosciusko-Morizet (CEO)
Pierre Krings
Olivier Mathiot
Justin Ziegler
Industry Electronic commerce
Products Books, music, video, games, computing, high tech, automotive
Employees 200
Parent Rakuten
Alexa rank negative increase 20,587,315 (September 2013)[1]
Type of site Consumer-to-consumer
Registration Required to buy and sell
Launched 2000

PriceMinister is the French company behind the online electronic commerce website, ranking 2nd amongst French e-shopping sites.


  • History 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4


Founded by Pierre Kosciusko-Morizet, Pierre Krings, Justin Ziegler, Olivier Mathiot and Nathalie Gaveau in August 2000, the private company is headquartered in Paris at 57, Boulevard de la Villette. Nowadays 92 r Réaumur 75002 PARIS.

This model stands as a trusted third party, assuring the safety of the transaction for both parties. The company guarantees a total refund to the buyer if the product is not delivered, or found to be damaged on delivery; as well as ensuring payment to the seller.[2]

In 2001, the company launched in the cultural goods market, covering: books, CD, DVD and video games.

Today, the site claims to attract more than 23 million visitors per month, offering around 127 million discounted products, built around 4 axis: Products; Automotive; Real Estate; Travel.

See also


  1. ^ " Site Info".  
  2. ^ see conditions générales, comment acheter, comment vendre links on the website

External links

  • (French) About the company
  • PriceMinister in France
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