Top 100 Retailers 2022 List (2024)

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The NRF Top 100 Retailers list ranks the industry’s largest companies according to sales.Explore the complete list below ortake acloser look at2022’srundown in this blog post.

Rank Company Headquarters/U.S. headquarters U.S. sales growth ('21 v '20) 2021 worldwide retail sales (billions) 2021 U.S. retail sales (billions) U.S. % of worldwide sales 2021 U.S. stores U.S. store growth ('21 v '20) Notes Expand all
1 Walmart Bentonville, AR 6.60% $546.89 $459.51 84% 5,326 -0.10%
2 Amazon.com Seattle, WA 12.60% $329.69 $217.79 66% 557 5.50%
3 Costco Wholesale Issaquah, WA 15.80% $189.42 $140.41 74% 561 2.40%
4 The Home Depot Atlanta, GA 15.10% $149.41 $140.06 94% 1,993 1.00%
5 The Kroger Co. Cincinnati, OH 3.90% $136.49 $136.49 100% 2,874 -1.60%
6 Walgreens Boots Alliance Deerfield, IL 3.50% $121.20 $108.34 89% 8,600 -1.80%
7 Target Minneapolis, MN 13.20% $104.62 $104.62 100% 1,926 1.50%
8 CVS Health Corporation Woonsocket, RI 4.40% $93.79 $93.36 100% 9,773 -0.30%
9 Lowe's Companies Mooresville, NC 5.80% $92.47 $87.73 95% 1,737 0.20%
10 Albertsons Companies Boise, ID 3.10% $71.87 $71.87 100% 2,320 1.40%
11 Apple Stores / iTunes Cupertino, CA 17.80% $74.90 $64.84 87% 272 0.40%
12 Royal Ahold Delhaize USA Carlisle, PA 3.50% $91.19 $53.66 59% 2,056 3.60%
13 Publix Super Markets Lakeland, FL 7.10% $48.00 $48.00 100% 1,598 5.00%
14 Best Buy Richfield, MN 10.50% $51.81 $47.76 92% 957 -1.80%
15 TJX Companies Framingham, MA 51.30% $49.11 $38.08 78% 3,345 2.50%
16 Aldi Batavia, IL 4.30% $131.90 $37.01 28% 2,697 3.50% Includes Trader Joe’s and Aldi Sued
17 Dollar General Goodlettsville, TN 1.40% $34.23 $34.23 100% 18,378 5.90%
18 H.E. Butt Grocery San Antonio, TX 5.20% $32.83 $31.00 94% 345 0.60%
19 Dollar Tree Chesapeake, VA 3.50% $26.39 $25.93 98% 15,857 3.30%
20 Ace Hardware Oak Brook, IL 8.80% $25.93 $24.67 95% 4,807 3.40%
21 Macy's New York, NY 41.30% $24.34 $24.23 100% 730 -0.40%
22 7-Eleven Dallas, TX 31.60% $92.33 $23.84 26% 12,689 34.20%
23 AT&T Wireless Dallas, TX 21.40% $20.66 $20.66 100% 1,580 -16.00%
24 Meijer Grand Rapids, MI 2.40% $20.06 $20.06 100% 260 1.60%
25 Verizon Wireless New York, NY 27.70% $19.78 $19.78 100% 6,217 -1.90%
26 Ross Stores Dublin, CA 51.00% $18.92 $18.89 100% 1,923 3.40%
27 Kohl's Menomonee Falls, WI 20.70% $18.50 $18.50 100% 1,177 0.30%
28 Wakefern / ShopRite Keasbey, NJ -2.50% $17.86 $17.86 100% 361 0.60%
29 Rite Aid Camp Hill, PA 6.90% $17.49 $17.49 100% 2,517 2.90%
30 BJ's Wholesale Club Westborough, MA 8.00% $16.67 $16.67 100% 226 2.30%
31 Dell Technologies Round Rock, TX 14.00% $14.03 $14.03 100% N/A N/A
32 Gap San Francisco, CA 21.00% $16.60 $13.92 84% 2,147 -6.90%
33 Nordstrom Seattle, WA 38.30% $13.99 $13.74 98% 345 -0.60%
34 Menards Eau Claire, WI 2.90% $13.14 $13.14 100% 328 1.50%
35 O’Reilly Auto Parts Springfield, MO 14.40% $13.27 $12.88 97% 5,759 2.90%
36 Tractor Supply Co. Brentwood, TN 19.60% $12.64 $12.64 100% 2,181 3.60%
37 AutoZone Memphis, TN 16.00% $14.30 $12.41 87% 6,001 2.80%
38 Dick's Sporting Goods Coraopolis, PA 25.50% $12.03 $12.03 100% 848 -0.70%
39 Hy Vee West Des Moines, IA 4.10% $12.02 $12.02 100% 309 4.00%
40 Wayfair Boston, MA -5.50% $13.71 $11.25 82% N/A N/A
41 Health Mart Systems Omaha, NE 2.60% $11.23 $11.23 100% 4,763 -0.80%
42 Wegmans Food Market Rochester, NY 3.80% $11.23 $11.23 100% 106 1.90%
43 Qurate Retail Englewood, CO -2.20% $13.95 $10.97 79% N/A N/A
44 Giant Eagle O'Hara Township, PA 4.40% $10.43 $10.43 100% 476 0.40%
45 Alimentation Couche-Tard Tempe, AZ 1.40% $13.68 $10.27 75% 7,076 -1.00%
46 Sherwin-Williams Cleveland, OH 8.00% $10.88 $10.15 93% 4,222 1.70%
47 Burlington Burlington, NJ 65.80% $9.38 $9.34 100% 828 10.70%
48 J.C. Penney Company Plano, TX 10.20% $8.99 $8.94 99% 669 -2.00%
49 WinCo Foods Boise, ID 2.00% $8.92 $8.92 100% 134 3.90%
50 Chewy.com Dania Beach, FL 24.40% $8.89 $8.89 100% N/A N/A Spun off from PetSmart in 2021
51 Good Neighbor Pharmacy Chesterbrook, PA 2.50% $8.66 $8.66 100% 2,360 -0.70%
52 Ulta Beauty Bolingbrook, IL 40.20% $8.63 $8.63 100% 1,308 3.50%
53 Williams-Sonoma San Francisco, CA 21.20% $8.15 $8.01 98% 511 -6.40%
54 Army and Air Force Exchange Service Dallas TX 2.70% $7.72 $7.72 100% 896 0.00%
55 PetSmart Phoenix, AZ -48.50% $7.84 $7.42 95% 1,566 0.80%
56 Bass Pro Springfield, MO 1.90% $7.50 $6.93 92% 154 1.30%
57 Bath & Body Works Reynoldsburg, OH 17.60% $7.21 $6.92 96% 1,647 0.90% Spun off from L Brands into a separate publicly traded company in 2021
58 Southeastern Grocers Jacksonville, FL -18.00% $6.76 $6.76 100% 419 -19.90%
59 AVB Brandsource Tustin, CA 4.00% $6.72 $6.54 97% 3,138 0.20%
60 Academy Sports Katy, TX 13.60% $6.46 $6.46 100% 259 0.00%
61 Staples Framingham, MA -3.40% $8.02 $6.40 80% 1,050 -2.00%
62 Dillard's Little Rock, AR 53.20% $6.38 $6.38 100% 250 0.00%
63 Hobby Lobby Stores Oklahoma City, OK 7.80% $6.27 $6.27 100% 1,001 5.40%
64 Bed Bath & Beyond Union, NJ -31.30% $6.41 $6.20 97% 906 -29.10%
65 Big Lots Columbus, OH -0.80% $6.15 $6.15 100% 1,431 1.60%
66 Signet Jewelers Akron, OH 30.60% $6.95 $6.14 88% 2,256 -5.20%
67 Foot Locker New York, NY 1.30% $7.96 $6.11 77% 1,705 -12.70%
68 Sprouts Farmers Market Phoenix, AZ -5.70% $6.09 $6.09 100% 374 3.30%
69 Sephora (LVMH) San Francisco, CA 19.90% $13.81 $6.01 44% 508 6.70%
70 Ikea North America Services Conshohocken, PA 13.80% $50.78 $5.93 12% 52 2.00%
71 Discount Tire Scottsdale, AZ 8.30% $5.91 $5.91 100% 1,087 0.80%
72 Camping World Lincolnshire, IL 7.10% $5.83 $5.83 100% 225 6.60%
73 Petco San Diego, CA 17.60% $5.81 $5.65 97% 1,435 -1.40%
74 True Value Co. Chicago, IL 5.00% $5.63 $5.63 100% 4,241 -0.10%
75 Office Depot Boca Raton, FL -4.00% $7.91 $5.54 70% 1,038 -10.10%
76 Victoria's Secret Reynoldsburg, OH 5.30% $5.40 $5.17 96% 807 -4.60% Spun off from L Brands into a separate publicly traded company in 2021
77 Michaels Stores Irving, TX 5.30% $5.62 $5.01 89% 1,140 1.80%
78 Piggly Wiggly Keene, NH 2.30% $4.96 $4.96 100% 412 2.00%
79 Stater Bros Holdings San Bernardino, CA 1.90% $4.77 $4.77 100% 172 0.00%
80 My Demoulas Tewksbury, MA 1.50% $4.74 $4.74 100% 90 5.90%
81 Advance Auto Raleigh, NC 8.80% $4.75 $4.73 99% 4,359 -2.00%
82 Harbor Freight Tools Calabasas, CA 93.40% $4.73 $4.73 100% 1,210 7.10%
83 Exxon Mobil Corporation Irving, TX -0.80% $5.64 $4.59 81% 3,272 -0.60% Includes only convenience store sales
84 Hudson's Bay New York, NY 35.30% $9.91 $4.50 45% 141 0.00%
85 Save-A-Lot Earth City, MO -38.20% $4.39 $4.39 100% 905 -26.40%
86 American Eagle Outfitters Pittsburgh, PA 31.60% $5.77 $4.34 75% 941 2.00%
87 Total Wine & More Bethesda, MD 12.70% $4.31 $4.31 100% 226 5.60%
88 Defense Commissary Agency Fort Lee, VA -6.50% $4.30 $4.30 100% 236 0.00%
89 Ingles Black Mountain, NC 5.60% $4.25 $4.25 100% 198 0.50%
90 Weis Markets Sunbury, PA 2.70% $4.22 $4.22 100% 196 0.00%
91 Casey's General Store Ankeny, IA 11.30% $4.22 $4.22 100% 2,403 7.10%
92 Tapestry New York, NY 16.40% $6.36 $4.12 65% 592 -4.20%
93 Smart & Final Commerce, CA -0.20% $4.20 $4.09 97% 254 -0.80% Does not reflect Chedraui USA's acquisition as it is effective 2022
94 Lululemon Sumner, WA 33.50% $5.08 $4.06 80% 324 2.90%
95 Shell Oil Company Houston, TX 2.20% $4.64 $3.99 86% 4,159 0.00% Includes only convenience store sales
96 Golub Schenectady, NY 2.90% $3.98 $3.98 100% 122 -1.60%
97 Save Mart Modesto, CA 2.10% $3.80 $3.80 100% 203 -0.50%
98 RH Corte Madera, CA 32.30% $3.76 $3.76 100% 119 1.70%
99 Urban Outfitters Philadelphia, PA 32.20% $4.30 $3.69 86% 549 6.40%
100 Barnes & Noble New York, NY 3.40% $3.66 $3.66 100% 610 0.80%

The Top 100 Retailers are ranked by past 52/53-week annual retail sales. In almost all instances, sales used to rank companies are for retail activity in the United States only; footnotes are provided when this is not the case.

To arrive at U.S. retail sales figures, a variety of estimation techniques are applied based on publicly disclosed information. For this reason, the figures presented do not always match the companies’ official public filing reports.

Company revenues from non-retailing operating segments are removed unless otherwise noted; system-wide sales are provided when the operation is a franchise. In keeping with the methodology used in previous years, rankings eliminate fuel sales at locations designated as having a gasoline/fueling station as its primary business.

What constitutes a segment Power Player? Any retailer in this Top 100 list with 2021U.S. sales equal to or greater than 10 percent of the sales of the category leader.

Selection criteria for the U.S. Top 100 list is based on Kantar’s Retail IQ integrated research methodology:

  • Retail coverage: More than 1,000 retail accounts across the world with sales and store growth by banner forecast out five years using company reports and Kantar’s projection models and research methods that include insights developed by Kantar through research on the largest retailers and discussions with many industry leaders.
  • Depth of coverage: Each major retail account analyzed at the banner and format level and summarized in the aggregate for a total of more than 4,000 banners.
  • Retailer coverage: All retailers with $2 billion in annual retail sales volume and key format leaders for Kantar’s core 50 countries, plus exceptions for impactful retailers with as little as $1 billion annual retail sales volume.
  • Kantar currently tracks over 1,000 retailers with sales in excess of $2 billion annually. We glean information from store and market visits, retailer websites, industry websites, news searches in several languages, regulatory bodies, annual reports, and analyst and retailer conference calls.
  • This information is streamlined and entered into our database, which allows for efficient presentation of only the most relevant information. Kantar structures its sales estimates around the ROY-BCMF principle — Retailer-Ownership-Year and Banner-Chain Type-Market-Format — which allows us to present highly detailed and explanatory analysis. For each retailer that we enter into the database, we break out sales, stores and square footage.
  • Kantar is always expanding chain coverage to include retailers that are influential or important at a country level. When added, these retailers follow the same standard as the others — our estimates are done on a banner-by-banner basis.

NRF’s Top 100 includes several noteworthy departures from Kantar’s established methodology:

  • It considers and includes key telecom players such as AT&T and Verizon.
  • It considers vertically integrated brand specialty retail sales, as assessed/estimated by Kantar’s retail experts.
    • A vertically integrated brand is either 1) a manufacturer that has a network of stores selling their branded products as part of their overall business model such as Nike, Levi’s, and Bose, or 2) a retailer has extensive manufacturer holdings such as Lidl, Future Retail, and Kroger.
  • Note: The 2022U.S. Top 100 list excludes restaurant chains, which were included in prior years.

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Top 100 Retailers 2022 List (2024)

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Who are the top 5 retailers? ›

Top 100 Retailers 2023 List
RankCompany2022 worldwide retail sales (billions)
1Walmart$600.94
2Amazon.com$343.33
3Costco Wholesale$217.53
4The Kroger Co.$147.62
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Who is the #1 retailer in the world? ›

Highlights. The largest retailer in the world is Walmart, with a 2022 retail revenue* of $600.9 billion and 10,490 stores across 24 countries. The runner-up is Amazon, with a 2022 retail revenue of $343.3 billion and 589 stores across 21 countries.

What is the most popular retail store in the US? ›

Walmart continues to dominate as the largest retailer in America, experiencing steady growth in retail sales and an increased share of global sales. Amazon follows closely, exhibiting rapid growth and maintaining a significant presence in the US market.

What is America's fastest growing retailer? ›

Mexican grocer Chedraui, Raley's Supermarkets and Primark Stores have topped the National Retail Federation's 2023 Hot 25 Retailers list, which ranks the fastest-growing retail companies in the U.S.

Who is the #1 online retailer? ›

1. Amazon.com. Amazon.com is the undisputed leader among ecommerce companies in the U.S. online retail sector, boasting impressive sales of US$135.2 billion in 2023, far surpassing its competitors.

What are the 2 biggest online retailers? ›

Amazon, Walmart, and eBay earned the top spots as the biggest retailers in the US by ecommerce sales. Do you work in the Ecommerce and Retail industry? Get business insights on the latest tech innovations, market trends, and your competitors with data-driven research.

Who is the most trusted retailer? ›

In the Retail category, Amazon and Costco scored the No. 1 and 2 spots, respectively. Other companies among the most trusted in Retail include United Natural Foods (UNFI), Target Corp., Ollie's Bargain Outlet, BJ's Wholesale Club, Walmart, Meijer, C&S Wholesale Grocers, and Grocery Outlet.

Is Costco bigger than Walmart? ›

Walmart is by far the world's biggest retailer and Costco is the third biggest. Both of the retailers strive to offer everyday low prices for customers. Both of the companies are operating on a similar profit margin level (2,4% vs 2,6%). However, the approach of the companies is very different.

Which is the fastest growing retailer in the world? ›

Hong-Kong-based online retailer Alibaba topped the rankings, posting a 153.1% CAGR in retail sales for FY2016-2021, growing by 42.7% in FY2021 alone on top of the strong 94.3% growth seen in the prior year.

What store makes the most money? ›

By revenue
RankNameDominant operational format
1WalmartHypermarket/Supercenter/Superstore
2AmazonNon-store (E-commerce)
3CostcoCash & Carry/Warehouse Club
4Schwarz GruppeDiscount store
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Who is bigger Amazon or Walmart? ›

According to estimates, Amazon claimed the top spot among online retailers in the United States in 2023, capturing 37.6 percent of the market. Second place was occupied by the e-commerce site of the retail chain Walmart, with a 6.4 percent market share, followed in third place by Apple, with 3.6 percent.

Who is the biggest clothing retailer in the US? ›

1. TJX Companies: At the helm of bargain retail, TJX Companies reigns supreme, comprising TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, and more across nine countries. Boasting an annual revenue of $48.55 billion, this conglomerate focuses on delivering budget-friendly department store goods to savvy shoppers globally.

What is the most profitable retailer? ›

Leading retailers worldwide in 2021, by retail revenue (in billion U.S. dollars)
Company (Country of origin)Retail revenue in billion U.S. dollars
Walmart Inc (United States)572.75
Amazon.com, Inc. (United States)239.15
Costco Wholesale Corporation (United States)195.93
Schwarz Group (Germany)153.75
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Which retailers are expanding in 2024? ›

Top Retailers Positioned for Growth in 2024
  • Five Below. Specialty discount retailer Five Below has announced plans to open 600 new locations for its next fiscal year. ...
  • Ulta Beauty. It's worth noting that Ulta Beauty and Sephora each earned a spot on NRF's Hot 25 Retailers list. ...
  • Jersey Mike's. ...
  • Ross Dress for Less.
Mar 20, 2024

Which types of retail stores are growing rapidly? ›

Some of the fastest growing brands both home and abroad include:
  • McDonald's – planning 10,000 new locations globally by 2027, with 900 of them in the U.S.
  • Starbucks – 2024's exact plans are unknown, but the fourth quarter of 2023 saw 208 U.S. locations open and more than 800 stores open worldwide.
Jan 9, 2024

Who are the top 5 food retailers in the world? ›

Top food retailers in the world by Turnover 2023
  • Walmart – Leading the Pack: ...
  • Costco Wholesale – Champion of Bulk Purchasing: ...
  • 7-Eleven – Convenience Redefined: ...
  • Kroger – A Diverse Grocery Supermarket: ...
  • Aldi – Streamlined and Affordable: ...
  • Lidl – A Thriving Discount Model:
Jan 2, 2024

What are the three largest retailers in the world? ›

Top 50 Global Retailers 2024
RankingRetailerInternational Revenues (billions)
1Walmart$96.27
2Amazon.com$105.10
3Schwarz Group$119.90
4Aldi$107.97
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