Trend Place

Up until the break of the brand new millennium, business travel has all the time seemed to be extra of a burden of business bills and earnings. When Merci opened its doors in 2009 in a former wallpaper manufacturing unit on Boulevard Beaumarchais, it transformed a neighborhood and helped open up a flood of inventive and independent retailers and restaurants all through the formerly quiet third arrondissement. Merci was based by Marie-France Cohen, a retail innovator who had earlier started the upscale youngsters’s clothes line, Bonpoint.