It was acquired by Vivendi Universal in 1998. Vivendi made losses in 2002 and sold Larousse to the Lagardère Group, thus satisfying public opinion by keeping Larousse in French hands, despite objections by smaller publishers about Lagardère's virtual monopoly on French publishing. It has been a subsidiary of Hachette Livre since 2004.
It also offers the Larousse Gastronomique and a free, open-content .
- Grand dictionnaire universel du XIXe siècle, 1866–1876 encyclopedia with 1877 and 1890 supplements
- Nouveau Larousse illustré (New Larousse Illustrated), 1897–1904 encyclopedia
- Grand Larousse encyclopédique, 1960-1964 encyclopedia
- Grand Dictionnaire Encyclopédique Larousse, 1982–1985 dictionary and encyclopedia