Everyone likes a good ranking. It generates discussion, stimulates debate, educates and allows for more in-depth exploration. International retailer rankings over the past two decades have fallen short in delivering against these objectives for a few reasons, particularly when looking at retailers that move up and down the rankings from one year to the next.
Below are the Top 50 Global Retailers based on geography and channel.
Top 10 from Europe
Top 10 from Asia
Top 5 Ecommerce
Top 5 Alternative Mass/Grocery
Top 5 Mass/Grocery
Top 5 Franchisors — Convenience & Fast Food
Top 5 Home Improvement & Consumer Electronics
Source: Kantar Consulting