STORES Top Retailers 2018

Welcome to STORES Top 100 Retailers. This annual compendium of the nation’s retailers ranks the industry’s largest companies according to sales. The list has changed very little over the past several years, thanks to retailers working smartly to modernize and reinvigorate their strategies and retail’s measured pace of change. Explore the complete list below or read an in-depth analysis of this year’s rundown.

Source: Kantar Consulting

Rank
Company
2017 retail sales (billions)
Headquarters/U.S. Headquarters
2017 stores
USA sales growth
('17 v '16)
Worldwide retail
sales (billions)
USA % of
worldwide sales
Growth
('17 v '16)
1Walmart$374.80Bentonville, Ark. 5,328 3.7%$495.7676%1%
2The Kroger Co.$115.89Cincinnati 3,902 5.4%$115.89100%0%
3Amazon$102.96Seattle45645.2%$155.9466%N.A.
4Costco$93.08Issaquah, Wash.5108.5%$123.8475%3%
5The Home Depot$91.91Atlanta 1,968 6.3%$100.5991%0%
6Walgreens Boots Alliance$82.75Deerfield, Ill. 7,980 4.3%$97.1285%-1%
7CVS Health Corporation$79.54Woonsocket, R.I. 9,778 -1.5%$79.54100%1%
8Target$71.88Minneapolis 1,822 3.4%$71.88100%1%
9Lowe's Companies$63.13Mooresville, N.C. 1,839 3.3%$68.4192%1%
10Albertsons Companies$59.72Boise, Idaho 2,318 0.1%$59.72100%-3%
11Royal Ahold Delhaize USA$43.20Carlisle, Pa. 1,962 0.6%$72.2960%-1%
12Apple Stores / iTunes$38.60Cupertino, Calif.2727.5%$44.9486%1%
13Best Buy$38.59Richfield, Minn. 1,293 6.7%$42.1592%-5%
14McDonald's$37.64Oak Brook, Ill. 14,036 3.4%$90.9141%-1%
15Publix Super Markets$34.56Lakeland, Fla. 1,384 3.5%$34.56100%3%
16TJX Companies$27.40Framingham, Mass. 2,9836.6%$35.8775%6%
17Aldi$25.86Batavia, Ill. 2,250 10.1%$98.5326%8%
18Macy's$24.76Cincinnati839-3.7%$24.84100%2%
19Dollar General$23.47Goodlettsville, Tenn. 14,534 6.8%$23.47100%9%
20H-E-B Grocery$21.94San Antonio, Texas3304.2%$23.0695%3%
21Dollar Tree$21.91Chesapeake, Va. 14,610 7.2%$22.2499%4%
22Rite Aid$21.52Camp Hill, Pa. 2,550 -19.7%$21.52100%-44%
23Kohl's$18.90Menomonee Falls, Wis. 1,174 4.1%$18.90100%0%
24Verizon Wireless$18.89New York 6,721 7.8%$18.89100%-2%
25YUM! Brands$17.97Louisville, Ky. 17,354 -0.3%$55.4332%-1%
26Meijer$17.15Grand Rapids, Mich.2362.6%$17.15100%2%
27Ace Hardware$16.62Oak Brook, Ill. 4,418 5.0%$17.5395%1%
28Starbucks$16.53Seattle 13,930 4.8%$22.3974%6%
29Wakefern / ShopRite$16.30Keasbey, N.J.3601.9%$16.30100%2%
30Nordstrom$14.77Seattle3623.6%$15.4196%8%
31Sears Holdings$14.35Hoffman Estates, Ill.944-25.3%$14.9096%-31%
327-Eleven$14.33Dallas 8,094 1.7%$85.9117%0%
33Ross Stores$13.99Pleasanton, Calif. 1,620 8.7%$14.01100%6%
34Subway$13.61Milford, Conn. 25,561 -2.4%$28.8947%-5%
35AT&T Wireless$13.39Dallas 2,004 -0.3%$13.39100%0%
36Gap$12.52San Francisco 2,368 4.9%$15.6980%-1%
37BJ's Wholesale Club$12.45Westborough, Mass.215-0.4%$12.45100%0%
38J.C. Penney Co.$12.44Plano, Texas866-0.3%$12.5099%-14%
39Bed Bath & Beyond$12.25Union, N.J. 1,496 2.0%$12.4498%0%
40Qurate Retail Group (formerly QVC)$11.14West Chester, Pa.N.A.-0.9%$13.7781%N.A.
41L Brands$10.99Columbus, Ohio 2,750 -3.2%$11.8892%0%
42Menard$10.95Eau Claire, Wis.3072.8%$10.95100%1%
43Southeastern Grocers$10.63Jacksonville, Fla.7350.2%$10.63100%1%
44Health Mart Systems$10.28Omaha, Neb. 4,853 3.3%$10.28100%2%
45Good Neighbor Pharmacy$9.79Chesterbrook, Pa. 2,852 6.4%$9.79100%4%
46Hy-Vee$9.64West Des Moines, Iowa2454.4%$9.64100%1%
47AutoZone$9.48Memphis, Tenn. 5,399 7.0%$10.9287%3%
48Alimentation Couche-Tard$9.30Tempe, Ariz. 7,195 15.3%$13.0371%24%
49Wendy's$9.23Dublin, Ohio 5,769 2.9%$10.2890%1%
50Chick-fil-A$9.10Atlanta 2,202 14.1%$9.10100%5%
51Dunkin' Brands Group$9.06Canton, Mass. 11,701 2.7%$10.1789%3%
52Giant Eagle$9.04O'Hara Township, Pa.4191.5%$9.04100%-1%
53O'Reilly Auto Parts$9.02Springfield, Mo. 5,019 5.0%$9.02100%4%
54Wegmans Food Market$8.68Rochester, N.Y.964.6%$8.68100%3%
55Burger King Worldwide$8.63Miami 7,211 1.4%$20.0843%-2%
56Dick's Sporting Goods$8.60Coraopolis, Pa.8458.4%$8.60100%6%
57Darden Restaurants$8.35Orlando, Fla. 1,765 13.6%$8.5098%2%
58PetSmart$8.31Phoenix 1,466 28.1%$8.6496%4%
59Sherwin-Williams$8.03Cleveland 3,960 5.9%$8.5594%2%
60Staples$7.63Framingham, Mass. 1,185 -7.7%$9.7978%-6%
61Army & Air Force Exchange$7.39Dallas9460.9%$7.39100%-1%
62Bass Pro$7.34Springfield, Mo.18194.0%$7.8494%87%
63Tractor Supply Co.$7.26Brentwood, Tenn. 1,853 7.0%$7.26100%7%
64WinCo Foods$7.12Boise, Idaho1176.7%$7.12100%6%
65Save-A-Lot$7.01Earth City, Mo. 1,292 N.A.$7.01100%N.A.
66Ascena Retail Group$6.61Suffern, N.Y. 4,728 -6.8%$6.7698%-2%
67Dine Brands Global$6.58Glendale, Calif. 3,453 -4.4%$7.3789%-1%
68Office Depot$6.38Boca Raton, Fla. 1,378 -8.8%$9.5367%-4%
69GameStop$6.36Grapevine, Texas 3,896 4.4%$8.6374%-2%
70Dillard's$6.12Little Rock, Ark.2920.8%$6.12100%0%
71Burlington Coat Factory$5.99Burlington, N.J.6179.2%$6.0499%7%
72Toys "R" Us$5.98Wayne, N.J.877-9.7%$11.3153%-1%
73Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance$5.88Bolingbrook, Ill. 1,074 27.5%$5.88100%10%
74Sephora (LVMH)$5.87San Francisco3627.4%$10.9654%5%
75Foot Locker$5.86New York 2,174 0.0%$7.8475%-3%
76Ikea North American Svcs.$5.86Conshohocken, Pa.458.0%$44.9213%2%
77Domino's Pizza$5.77Ann Arbor, Mich. 5,587 8.2%$12.6646%4%
78Academy$5.77Katy, Texas24312.5%$5.77100%7%
79Panera Bread Company$5.63St. Louis, Mo. 2,132 7.4%$5.63100%5%
80AVB Brandsource$5.35Tustin, Calif. 2,953 2.4%$5.4997%1%
81Signet Jewelers$5.28Akron, Ohio 2,966 -3.9%$6.1186%-1%
82Big Lots$5.27Columbus, Ohio 1,416 1.4%$5.27100%-1%
83Williams-Sonoma$5.12San Francisco6074.8%$5.2598%1%
84Saks Fifth Avenue / Lord & Taylor$5.12New York2011.8%$11.8643%1%
85Defense Commissary Agency$5.08Fort Lee, Va.238-3.2%$5.08100%0%
86Hobby Lobby Stores$4.91Oklahoma City8447.9%$4.91100%8%
87Speedway$4.90Enon, Ohio 2,703 -2.1%$4.90100%0%
88Michaels Stores$4.86Irving, Texas 1,236 2.5%$5.3691%0%
89True Value Co.$4.80Chicago 4,311 2.9%$4.8499%-2%
90Discount Tire$4.72Scottsdale, Ariz.9758.7%$4.72100%5%
91Sprouts Farmers Market$4.67Phoenix28515.4%$4.67100%13%
92Exxon Mobil Corporation$4.67Irving, Texas 3,347 3.3%$10.4944%0%
93Neiman Marcus$4.57Dallas85-4.3%$4.7796%-7%
94Jack in the Box$4.46San Diego 2,977 4.6%$4.46100%1%
95Shell Oil Company$4.45Houston 4,656 -1.7%$5.0488%-4%
96Sonic$4.41Oklahoma City 3,593 -2.4%$4.41100%1%
97Chipotle Mexican Grill$4.41Denver 2,371 14.4%$4.4898%7%
98SUPERVALU$4.40Eden Prairie, Minn.225-61.8%$4.40100%-86%
99Belk$4.29Charlotte, N.C.2941.5%$4.29100%0%
100Petco Animal Supplies$4.17San Diego 1,502 2.3%$4.18100%1%