STORES Top Retailers 2019

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

Rank
Company
2018 retail sales (billions)
Headquarters/U.S. Headquarters
s
2018
stores
Worldwide retail
sales (billions)
USA % of
worldwide sales
growth
('18 v '17)
Notes
1Walmart$387.66
Bentonville, AR5,263
$529.5473%-1%
2Amazon.com$120.93
Seattle, WA490
$185.3365%6%
3The Kroger Co.$119.70Cincinnati, OH3,035$119.70100%-22%Sold convenience store business to EE Group, effective FY 2018
4Costco$101.43Issaquah, WA523$135.5175%3%
5Walgreens Boots Alliance$98.39Deerfield, IL9,451$106.3792%18%Acquired part of Rite Aid stores, effective FY 2018
6The Home Depot$97.27Atlanta, GA1,969$106.4291%0%
7CVS Health Corporation$83.79Woonsocket, RI9,954$85.0699%1%
8Target$74.48Minneapolis, MN1,844$74.48100%1%
9Lowe's Companies$64.09Mooresville, NC1,723$69.5792%-6%Orchard Supply Hardware divestiture in the U.S., effective FY 2018
10Albertsons Companies$59.71Boise, ID2,249$59.71100%-3%
11Apple Stores / iTunes$47.27Cupertino, CA271$54.0587%0%
12Royal Ahold Delhaize USA$43.80Carlisle, PA1,958$74.1159%0%
13Best Buy$39.19Richfield, MN1,024$42.7292%-21%
14McDonald's$38.53Oak Brook, IL14,155$82.7147%-1%
15Publix Super Markets$36.52Lakeland, FL1,444$36.52100%3%
16TJX Companies
$29.59Framingham, MA3,092$39.5275%5%
17ALDI$28.78Batavia, IL2,386$106.1627%6%Includes Trader Joe's and Aldi sued
18Dollar General$25.63Goodlettsville, TN15,472$25.63100%6%
19Macy's$24.90Cincinnati, OH867$25.02100%1%
20H.E. Butt Grocery$24.02San Antonio, TX333$25.1795%1%
21Dollar Tree$22.48Chesapeake, VA15,012$22.7599%3%
22Verizon Wireless$22.26New York, NY6,839$16.92132%-4%
23Kohl's$19.17Menomonee Falls, WI1,175$19.17100%0%
24Yum! Brands$18.63Louisville, KY17,504$54.9334%1%
25Meijer$17.69Grand Rapids, MI242$17.69100%3%
26Starbucks$17.41Seattle, WA13,172$19.1691%5%
27Ace Hardware$17.32Oak Brook, IL4,426$18.2695%0%
28Wakefern / Shoprite $16.57Keasbey, NJ352$16.57100%2%
297-Eleven$16.51Dallas, TX8,951$89.1519%11%
30AT&T Wireless$16.41Dallas, TX2,004$13.87118%-5%
31Rite Aid$15.83Camp Hill, PA2,550$15.83100%-44%Acquired part of Rite Aid stores, effective FY 2018
32Nordstrom$15.06Seattle, WA366$15.4897%1%
33Ross Stores$14.96Pleasanton, CA1,715$14.98100%6%
34BJ's Wholesale Club$13.01Westborough, MA217$13.01100%1%
35Gap$12.88San Francisco, CA2,296$16.1780%-3%Announced spin-off of Old Navy as standalone entity effective FY 2019
36Alimentation Couche-Tard$12.46Tempe, AZ6,872$15.7579%-2%Acquired CST Brands convenience stores, effective FY 2018
37Bed Bath & Beyond$12.23Union, NJ1,481$12.4498%-1%
38Menard$11.69Eau Claire, WI310$11.69100%1%
39J.C. Penney Company$11.66Plano, TX864$12.4094%0%
40L Brands$11.34Columbus, OH2,722$12.4291%-1%
41Qurate Retail$11.34Englewood, CO-$14.0881%NA
42Health Mart Systems$10.62Omaha, NE4,953$10.62100%2%
43Subway / Doctor's Associates$10.42Milford, CT26,932$26.7039%-2%
44Hy-Vee $10.15West Des Moines, IA250$10.15100%2%
45Chick-Fil-A$10.00Atlanta, GA2,102$6.14163%6%
46Burger King Worldwide$9.94Miami, FL7,362$17.3057%3%
47Good Neighbor Pharmacy$9.58Chesterbrook, PA2,962$9.58100%4%
48O’Reilly Auto Parts$9.54Springfield, MO5,219$9.54100%4%
49Southeastern Grocers (BI-LO)$9.48Jacksonville, FL654$9.48100%-8%
50AutoZone$9.46Memphis, TN5,552$10.9586%3%
51Wendy's$9.40Dublin, OH5,739$9.8995%0%
52Dunkin' Brands Group $9.40Canton, MA11,366$10.1792%4%
53Giant Eagle$9.13O'Hara Township, PA426$9.13100%2%
54Wegmans Food Market$9.05Rochester, NY98$9.05100%2%
55Sherwin-Williams$8.71Cleveland, OH4,032$9.3493%2%
56PetSmart$8.70Phoenix, AZ1,507$9.0696%3%
57Darden Restaurants$8.62Orlando, FL1,734$7.14121%13%
58Dick's Sporting Goods$8.25Coraopolis, PA858$8.25100%2%
59Tractor Supply Co.$8.09Brentwood, TN1,940$8.09100%5%
60Sears Holdings$7.72Hoffman Estates, IL397$8.4491%-58%
61WinCo Foods$7.69Boise, ID125$7.69100%7%
62Army & Air Force Exchange Service$7.50Dallas, TX901$7.50100%-1%
63Staples$7.24Framingham, MA1,139$9.3977%-4%
64Save-A-Lot$7.13Earth City, MO1,262$7.13100%-2%
65Dine Brands Global$6.76Glendale, CA3,495$8.0084%0%
66Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance$6.72Bolingbrook, IL1,174$6.72100%9%
67Bass Pro$6.71Springfield, MO161$7.2792%-2%
68Burlington$6.58Burlington, NJ664$6.6399%8%
69Ascena Retail Group$6.53Suffern, NY4,543$6.6998%-4%
70Domino's Pizza$6.51Ann Arbor, MI5,371$9.9066%3%
71Dillard's$6.12Little Rock, AR5,371$6.12100%0%
72IKEA North America Svcs$6.05Conshohocken, PA49$44.9013%9%
73Office Depot$6.00Boca Raton, FL1,361$8.8668%-1%
74Foot Locker$5.96New York, NY2,071$8.0474%-6%
75GameStop$5.89Grapevine, TX3,896$8.1472%0%
76Sephora (LVMH)$5.81San Francisco, CA396$13.5543%9%
77Wayfair$5.75Boston, MA-$6.7286%NA
78AVB Brandsource$5.70Tustin, CA3,073$5.8797%3%
79Panera Bread Company$5.63St. Louis, MO2,036$4.96113%3%
80Williams-Sonoma$5.47San Francisco, CA595$5.6098%-2%
81Big Lots$5.24Columbus, OH1,401$5.24100%-1%
82Hobby Lobby Stores$5.22Oklahoma City, OK883$5.22100%5%
83Sprout's Farmers Market$5.21Phoenix, AZ313$5.21100%10%
84Speedway$5.19Enon, OH2,774$5.19100%1%
85Signet Jewelers$5.10Akron, OH2,950$5.8987%
86Defense Commiss. Agency$4.98Fort Lee, VA238$4.98100%0%
87Academy$4.90Katy, TX259$4.90100%0%
88Saks Fifth Avenue / Lord & Taylor$4.90New York, NY194$7.5065%-3%
89True Value Co.$4.86Chicago, IL4,286$4.8999%-1%
90Chipotle Mexican Grill$4.79Denver, CO2,221$4.50106%12%
91Discount Tire$4.79Scottsdale, AR1,003$4.79100%3%
92Michaels Stores$4.78Irving, TX1,124$5.2791%-9%
93Camping World$4.77Lincolnshire, IL217$4.77100%63%
94Exxon Mobil Corporation$4.76Irving, TX3,311$10.6745%-1%
95Neiman Marcus$4.54Dallas, TX71$4.9093%-16%
96Jack In The Box$4.46San Diego, CA2,954$4.17107%2%
97Sonic$4.44Oklahoma City, OK3,557$4.37102%1%Acquired by Inspire Brands, effective FY 2019
98Belk$4.38Charlotte, NC292$4.38100%1%
99Shell Oil Company$4.22Houston, TX4,406$4.8188%-5%
100Stater Bros Holdings$4.19San Bernardino, CA171$4.19100%0%