Marie Claire Group:

A company with a strong international presence

Since the days of its creation, the Marie Claire Group has identified and followed women’s greatest trends and aspirations by offering them magazines that follow a single requirement: to provide selective and high quality information
Today, with more than 88 magazines and some fifty websites worldwide, the Marie Claire Group continues to uphold feminine and humanistic values, through strong, involved and meaningful brands. It ceaselessly broadens its expertise and talent: that of being the diverse and attractive reflection of the world of women. All women.


Shareholding: 58% Prouvost family / 42% Lagardère Active
Staff: 500 employees



A strong company in france

 Today, more than 1 out of 3 French women is in contact with the brands within the Marie Claire Group.

Marie Claire Group: N°1 in upscale women’s magazines

13 referential magazines
3 of those are the first upscale women’s monthlies.
More than 18 millions copies sold in France per year,
10 millions readers, web and mobile users each month, and almost 1 million High Income female readers.

Marie Claire Group: N°2 in digital feminine press

20 websites
Leader in decoration and parental information
10 million Unique Visitors (global audience, some possibly duplicated/Source Médiamétrie/NetRatings)
75 million pages with advertising.

Marie Claire Group: strong brands, present beyond the scope of the printed press and the Internet

To follow women’s media consumption as closely as possible, the Marie Claire Group offers a declination of its brands on the newest communication tools: smartphones and tablet computers.

With smartphone apps  and almost all of its press titles available on the digital kiosks for tablets, the Marie Claire Group clearly shows its ambitions for these 2 new mediums.

The Marie Claire Group also develops its non-media activities, true growth relays, fairs, editions, events


a very dynamic international development

A main player in the press world

Marie Claire Group has joined forces with the greatest press groups worldwide to publish its titles abroad. This important international development is achieved through either Joint-ventures or Licence agreements.

88 editions worldwide, 73 of which are Marie Claire and sister editions.
53 million copies sold every year.
More than 16 million readers every month, all over the world.
In 35 countries, 5 continents, 18 languages



Marie Claire Group holds licences for lines of Marie Claire products that cater to all aspects of the female world: fashion accessories, bags and shoes, house and deco items. Man is important

15 referential magazines
3 of those are the first upscale women’s monthlies.
Almost 24 million copies sold every year in France,
8.2 million readers every month, and almost 1 million premium High Income readers.

Marie Claire Australia awarded once again. Marie Claire Australia just won 2 prestigious awards during the “Publishers Australia Excellence Awards” ceremony : Best consumer magazine award and the most coveted one: the Excellence Award (best magazine in all categories).


Marie Claire Fashion Show in Romania and Korea. After its successful launch in France, Marie Claire Fashion Shows continues its international development with new launches in Romania and Korea. Marie Claire Fashion Shows Korea is sold with a DVD of the Spring / Summer 2012 runways. Marie Claire Fashion Shows will come out twice a year in these two countries, in December and March.
Marie Claire's involvement with Sidaction. For the past ten years, Marie Claire France has participated in the Sidaction Fashion Dinner. The gathered funds are used in the fight against AIDS. On January 26th, Marie Claire gathered around it's table prestigious guests who gave their support in helping this important cause.

Marie Claire launches a new sister magazine in Japan

Keeping its expansion going in Asia where Marie Claire already exists in 9 countries, the Marie Claire Group announces the launch of a new edition derivativeof Marie Claire : Marie Claire Style Japan.