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Magasins et commerces

Unless you have a personal assistant, running errands is an unavoidable part of life. Food needs to be purchased, clothing washed, and money moved around on a regular basis. Here are the French names for the shops and robbers businesses that provide essential supplies and services.

une Ă©picerie small grocery store
un marchĂ© farmer’s market
une grande surface
un supermarché
un hypermarchĂ© superstore, giant supermarket
une boucherie butcher shop
une boulangerie bakery
une charcuterie pork butcher
une confiserie candy store
une crĂ©merie, une laiterie dairy
une fromagerie cheese shop
un magasin de fruits et lĂ©gumes greengrocer
un marchand de vins wine shop
une pĂątisserie pastry shop
une poissonnerie fish store
une banque bank
un bistro, bistrot cafĂ© / bar
une blanchisserie laundromat
un cafĂ© cafĂ©
une droguerie drugstore
un grand magasin department store
un kiosque newsstand
un magasin de confection
un magasin de vĂȘtements
 clothing store
une pharmacie pharmacy
une poste post office
un pressing dry cleaner
un restaurant restaurant
une quincaillerie hardware store
un tabac tobacco shop with bar/cafĂ©

 Also see Shopping terms and phrases and Faire les courses (reading comprehension).

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