Shops and Businesses

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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 pâtisserie   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 vĂŞtements
  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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