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Q: Retail Store List ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   4 Comments )
Subject: Retail Store List
Category: Business and Money
Asked by: drutman-ga
List Price: $50.00
Posted: 10 Feb 2006 13:21 PST
Expires: 12 Mar 2006 13:21 PST
Question ID: 444275
Can I get a list of the top 1,000 retail stores in the US for all
types of products?  (For example, Gap, Starbucks, Barnes and Noble,

Request for Question Clarification by pafalafa-ga on 10 Feb 2006 14:06 PST

Are you looking for a list of individual stores, or of names of companies?

For instance, should Gap be listed, at most, once on the list, even if
there are ten Gap stores that are among the largest retail stores in
the US?


Request for Question Clarification by pafalafa-ga on 13 Feb 2006 12:20 PST

As you can see in the comments section (below), someone has been kind
enough to provide you a list of the Top 100 retailers in the US.

I believe I can add a few hundred additional names to this list, to
get you to about the Top 500 retailers.

HOWEVER, I have not seen any source of information that ranks the
second-tier retailers in terms of total sales.  That is, I can list
the Top 500 in alphabetical order, but I probably can't rank them in
sales order, since that information simply doesn't seem to exist in a
public fashion.

Let me know if you'd like an alphabetical list of the top retailers in
the US as an answer to your question.



Request for Question Clarification by pafalafa-ga on 15 Feb 2006 10:48 PST
I'm not sure you saw my comment on Feb 13 (above) -- are you
interested in another few hundred stores in the top tier of retailers,
even without sales information that would allow a ranking?

Let me know,

Subject: Re: Retail Store List
Answered By: pafalafa-ga on 16 Feb 2006 11:19 PST
Rated:5 out of 5 stars

Thanks for getting back to me.  The list is below of all the major
retailers in the US that I was able to identify.

Let me know if there's anything else I can do for you.




2nd Swing, Inc. 
84 Lumber Company  
99 Cents Only Stores 
A&E Stores, Inc. 
A.C. Moore Arts & Crafts, Inc. 
Aaron Rents, Inc. 
Abercrombie & Fitch Co.  
Academy Sports & Outdoors, Ltd. 
ACE Hardware Corporation 
Advance Auto Parts, Inc. 
Aeropostale, Inc.  
Alliance Distributors Holding, Inc. 
Alloy, Inc.  
Amazing Savings, Inc., Inc. 
American Eagle Outfitters, Inc.  
American Greetings Corporation  
American Retail Group Inc. 
American TV & Appliance of Madison, Inc. 
Anna's Linen Company 
AnnTaylor Stores Corporation  
Any Mountain Ltd. 
Apple Computer, Inc. 
Appleseed's Inc.  
Army & Air Force Exchange Service 
Athlete's Foot Group, Inc. (The), DIP 
Atlantic Diving Supply, Inc. (ADS) 
AutoZone, Inc. 
B.C.Moore & Sons, Inc  
BabyUniverse, Inc. 
Bally Total Fitness Holding Corporation 
Barnes & Noble, Inc. 
Barneys New York, Inc. 
Bass Pro Shops 
Beall's, Inc. 
bebe stores, inc.  
Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. 
Belk, Inc. 
BerkshireHathaway Retail  
Best Buy Co., Inc. 
Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation 
Big Dog Holdings, Inc. 
Big Lots, Inc. 
Big M Inc.  
Big Sporting Goods  
BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc. 
Blair Corporation  
Blockbuster Inc. 
Bombay Company, Inc. (The)  
Boot World Inc. 
Borders Group, Inc. 
Boscov's Department Store 
Brookstone, Inc.  
Brown Shoe Company, Inc 
Buckle, Inc. (The) 
Building Materials Holding Corporation 
Burlington Coat Factory Warehouse Corporation 
Cabela's Incorporated 
Cache, Inc.  
Canadian Tire Corporation Limited 
Casual Male Retail Group 
Catherines Stores Corp. 
Cato Corporation (The)  
CDW Corporation 
Century 21 Department Stores LLC 
Charlotte Russe Holding, Inc.  
Charming Shoppes, Inc. 
Chick's Sporting Goods, Inc. 
Chico's FAS, Inc.  
Children's Place Retail Stores, Inc.  
Christopher & Banks Corporation  
Cinram International Inc.  
Circuit City Stores, Inc. 
Claire's Stores, Inc.  
Coldwater Creek Inc. 
Collegiate Pacific, Inc. 
Comcast Corporation 
CompUSA Inc. (US Commercial Corp) 
Conn's, Inc. 
Copeland Enterprises, Inc.  
Cost Plus, Inc. 
Costco Wholesale Corporation 
Crate & Barrel  I
CSK Auto Corporation 
CVS Corporation 
Danka Business Systems PLC 
Deb Shops, Inc.  
Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. 
Dillard's, Inc. 
Discount Auto Parts, Inc. 
Do It Best Corp. 
Dollar General Corporation 
Dollar Tree Stores, Inc. 
Dress Barn, Inc. (The) 
DrugMax, Inc., inc. 
DSW, Inc. 
Duane Reade Inc. 
Dunham's Athleisure Corporation 
Dunlap Company (The) 
E&J Lawrence Corp 
Eastern Mountain Sports, Inc. 
eBags, Inc, Inc. 
Eddie Bauer   
Edwin Watts Golf, LLC 
Electronics Boutique   
eToys Direct, Inc. 
Euromarket Designs, Inc. 
Factory Card and Party Outlet Corp.
Factory Connection, LLC 
Family Dollar Stores, Inc. 
Famous Footwear  
Fastenal Company 
Federated Department Stores, Inc. 
Finish Line, Inc. (The) 
Finlay Enterprises, Inc. 
Foot Locker, Inc. 
Footstar, Inc. 
Forever 21, Inc. 
Forzani Group Ltd. (The) 
Frank's Nursery & Crafts, Inc. 
Fred Meyer Stores, Inc. (The Kroger Co.) 
Fred's, Inc. 
Friedman's Inc. 
Fry's Electronics, Inc. 
G.I. Joe's, Inc. 
Gabriel Brothers, Inc. 
GameStop Corp. 
Gander Mountain Company 
Gap Inc.  
Garden Ridge Corporation 
General Nutrition Centers 
Giant Tiger Stores LLC  
Golf Galaxy, Inc. 
Golfsmith International Holdings, Inc. 
Goody's Family Clothing, Inc. 
Gordmans, Inc. 
Gottschalks, Inc. 
Graybar Electric Company, Inc. 
Gregg Appliances Inc. 
Grupo Carso, S.A. de C.V. 
GSI Commerce, Inc. 
Guitar Center, Inc.  
Gymboree Corporation  
Hancock Fabrics, Inc. 
Handy Hardware Wholesale, Inc. 
Hanover Direct, Inc. 
Harold's Stores, Inc.  
Harvey Electronics, Inc. 
Hastings Entertainment, Inc. 
Haverty Furniture Companies, Inc.  
Henry Schein, Inc. 
HH Gregg   
Hibbett Sporting Goods, Inc. 
Hobby Lobby Stores  
Holiday Companies  
Hollywood Entertainment Corp. 
Home Depot, Inc. (The) 
Hot Topic, Inc.  
Hudson's Bay Company 
Huttig Building Products, Inc.  
IKON Office Solutions, Inc. 
Ingram Micro Inc. 
Interbond Corporation of America (d/b/a Brandsmart) 
iParty Corp.  
J Crew   
J&R MusicComp World  
J. Jill Group, Inc. (The)  
J.C. Penney Company, Inc. 
Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. (The) 
Jennifer Convertibles, Inc.  
JoAnn Stores   
Jones Apparel Retail  
Jos. A. Bank Clothiers, Inc.  
K2 Inc.  
KB Toys, Inc. 
Kirkland's, Inc. 
Kohl's Corporation 
K's Merchandise Mart, Inc. 
Liberty Media Corporation  
Limited Brands, Inc. 
Linens 'N Things, Inc. 
Liquidation World Inc. 
Liquidgolf Corporation 
LL Bean  
Longs Drug Stores Corporation 
Lowe's Companies, Inc. 
Luxottica Retail  
Mack's Sport Shop, LLP 
Marc Glassman, Inc. 
Marty's Shoes, Inc. 
May Department Stores Company (The) 
Mayor's Jewelers, Inc. 
Meijer, Inc. 
Men?s Wearhouse  
Menard, Inc. 
Mervyns LLC 
Michaels Stores, Inc. 
Modell's Sporting Goods (Henry Modell & Company, Inc.) 
Mothers Work, Inc.  
Movie Gallery, Inc. 
MTS Incorporated  
MusicLand Holding Corp., DIP 
National Stores Inc.  
Navarre Corporation 
Navy Exchange Service Command 
Neiman Marcus Group, Inc. (The) 
New York & Co 
Nordstrom, Inc. 
Norm Thompson Outfitters, Inc. 
NWL Holdings, Inc. 
O?Reilly Automotive   
Office Depot   
One Price Clothing, Inc.  
Orchard Supply Hardware, Inc. 
P.C. Richard & Son 
Pacific Sunwear Of California, Inc.  
Paragon Sporting Goods LLC 
Party City Corporation  
Payless ShoeSource, Inc. 
PC Connection, Inc. 
PC Mall, Inc. 
PC Richard   
Pep Boys  
PETCO Animal Supplies, Inc. 
Pier Imports   
Pitney Bowes Inc. 
Polo Ralph  
PriceSmart, Inc. 
QVC, Inc. 
RadioShack Corporation 
Rag Shops, Inc.  
Recreational Equipment   
Reeds Jewelers, Inc. 
REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.) 
Remington Arms Company, Inc.  
Restoration Hardware, Inc. 
Retail Brand Alliance  
Retail Concepts, Inc. 
Retail Ventures, Inc. 
REX Stores Corporation 
Rite Aid Corporation 
Ritz Camera Centers, Inc  
Road Runner Sports, Inc. 
RONA Inc. 
Ross Stores, Inc. 
S&K Famous Brands, Inc. 
Saks Incorporated 
Savers, Inc.  
Scheels All Sports 
Sears Holdings Corporation 
Sharper Image   
Shoe Carnival, Inc. 
Shoe Pavilion, Inc. 
ShopKo Stores, Inc. 
Shoppers Drug Mart Corporation 
Sierra Trading Post 
Signet Group plc 
Sirius Satellite Radio Inc. 
Slumberland, Inc. LP 
Southern States Cooperative, Incorporated 
Spencer Gifts, LLC  
Sport Chalet, Inc. 
Sports Authority  
Sportsman's Guide, Inc. (The) 
Sportsman's Warehouse, Inc. 
Stage Stores, Inc. 
Stein Mart  
Sterling Jewelers   
Steve & Barry's LLC  
Steve's Shoes, Inc. 
Syms Corp. 
SYNNEX Corporation 
Systemax Inc. 
Target Corporation 
Tech Data Corporation 
THQ Inc.  
Tiffany & Co. 
Time Warner Inc. 
TJX US Specialty  
Too, Inc.  
Toys ?R? Us  
Tractor Supply Company 
TransWorld Entertainment  
TravelCenters of America, Inc. 
True Value Company 
Tuesday Morning Corporation 
Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc.  
Ultimate Electronics, Inc. 
United Rentals, Inc. 
United Retail Group, Inc. 
United Stationers Inc. 
Urban Outfitters   
Variety Wholesalers, Inc. 
VBR Holding Corporation (upn request) 
Viacom Inc.  
Visteon Corporation  
Von Maur Inc. 
W.W. Grainger, Inc. 
Wal Mart
Walgreen Co. 
Walt Disney Company (The)  
West Marine, Inc. 
Wet Seal, Inc. (The) 
Weyco Group, Inc.  
Whitehall Jewellers, Inc. 
Wilsons The Leather Experts Inc. 
Work N Gear LLC 
XM Satellite Radio Holdings, Inc.  
Zale, Inc. 


Again, if there's anything else you need, just holler.


search strategy -- Searched Google for combinations of retailer names
to identify large lists of retailers, which I then extracted and
sorted into the above list.

Clarification of Answer by pafalafa-ga on 16 Feb 2006 12:29 PST
Me again.

A few of the store names didn't copy properly if they had a hyphen in
the name.  They are:

Bon-Ton Stores
Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.

Sorry for any inconvenience.

drutman-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars and gave an additional tip of: $5.00
Great job!!!

Subject: Re: Retail Store List
From: antontodorov-ga on 12 Feb 2006 04:43 PST
not ranked. Includes the names of the top 500 UK retailers

As for the US - 
THE NATION?S RETAIL POWER PLAYERS 2005 - presented by the National
Retail Federation and STORES

Here is the list of the TOP 100 retailers, ranked by 2004 revenues.

The Triversity Top 100 Retailers 
    1 Wal-Mart             35 Saks                  69 Penn Traffic
    2 Kroger               36 Kohl's                70 The Pantry
    3 Home Depot           37 CompUSA               71 Pep Boys
    4 Sears                38 Nordstrom             72 Stater Bros.
    5 Kmart                39 OfficeMax             73 Bed Bath & Beyond
    6 Albertson's          40 Intimate Brands       74 Harris-Teeter
    7 Target               41 BJ's Wholesale        75 Belks
    8 JCPenney             42 RadioShack            76 Heilig-Meyers
    9 Costco               43 Menard                77 Michaels Stores
    10 Safeway             44 Dollar General        78 Footstar
    11 Ahold USA           45 AutoZone              79 Burlington Coat
    12 Walgreen            46 Barnes & Noble        80 PETsMART
    13 CVS                 47 Shaw's                81 Value City
    14 Lowe's              48 Giant Eagle           82 Advance Auto
    15 Federated           49 Venator Group         83 Schnuck Markets
    16 Best Buy            50 Longs Drug            84 Weis Markets
    17 Publix              51 Ames                  85 Grand Union
    18 Rite Aid            52 Pathmark              86 Ingles Markets
    19 May Dept. Stores    53 Spiegel               87 Marsh Supermarkets
    20 Winn-Dixie          54 Hy-Vee                88 Berkshire Retail
    21 Gap                 55 QVC                   89 Smart & Final
    22 Circuit City        56 ShopKo Stores         90 Whole Foods
    23 Delhaize America    57 Spartan Stores        91 Williams-Sonoma
    24 Office Depot        58 Consolidated          92 DFS Group
    25 Toys "R" Us         59 Fleming Retail        93 DeMoulas
    26 Meijer              60 Borders Group         94 84 Lumber
    27 Staples             61 Family Dollar         95 Zale
    28 A&P                 62 Raley's               96 Dollar Tree
    29 Limited             63 Payless ShoeSource    97 Tiffany
    30 TJX                 64 Neiman Marcus         98 Casey's General
    31 SuperValu Retail    65 Wegman's              99 Charming Shoppes
    32 Dillard's           66            100 Talbots
    33 7-Eleven            67 Montgomery Ward
    34 H.E.B.              68 Ross Stores
Subject: Re: Retail Store List
From: drutman-ga on 15 Feb 2006 09:46 PST
Subject: Re: Retail Store List
From: pafalafa-ga on 15 Feb 2006 10:49 PST
I'm not sure you saw my comment on Feb 13 (above--in the
Clarifications section) -- are you interested in another few hundred
stores in the top tier of retailers, even without sales information
that would allow a ranking?

Let me know,

Subject: Re: Retail Store List
From: drutman-ga on 16 Feb 2006 10:22 PST
Yes, that'd be great to have another few hundred stores, even without
their sales rankings.

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