BRICOMAN & BRICOCENTER

1994-1998

BRICOMAN & BRICOCENTER

Partnerships and acquisitions of chains both in France and abroad: Bricoman and Bricocenter.

ACQUISITION OF BRICOMAN

Bricoman is a Belgian DIY chain, launched in 1979.

Leroy Merlin acquires the brand, opening new stores in France shortly afterwards.
In 2004 Bricoman is launched under the Bricomart brand, first in Spain, then in Poland and Italy.

AQUISITION OF BRICOCENTER

The first Bricocenter store is opened in Turin in 1983 by the Italian Rinascente Group. 6 other stores follow on. A few years later, Leroy Merlin acquires 50% of its capital, before taking full control in 2005.
BRICOMAN & BRICOCENTER