Case | HBS Case Collection | January 1973 (Revised September 1990)

Carrefour S.A.

by William E. Fruhan Jr.


Involves a very rapidly growing retail chain that is financing itself in an unusual (and at first glance) risky fashion.

Keywords: Growth and Development Strategy; Financing and Loans; Risk and Uncertainty; Retail Industry;


Fruhan, William E., Jr. "Carrefour S.A." Harvard Business School Case 273-099, January 1973. (Revised September 1990.)