Size matters. At least when comparing the success of retail’s elite. A healthy revenue stream is often the difference between building an innovative, leading-edge organization and having to cut corners to survive and fading into obscurity.
Superior economic might allows for continued investment in the keys to retail victory, including IT infrastructure, stores, supply chain, digital solutions, and much more. The retailers named to this ranking are setting the pace of innovation today and positioning themselves for continued prosperity tomorrow.
For RIS’ first-ever, top-100 retailer list, we examined the industry’s top players and ranked them according to the percentage of the total global retail market they capture.
Our research partner, Gary A. Williams, CEO, wRatings examined more than 300 publicly traded global retailers and calculated their share of the retail market they capture. For this ranking, the retail market is the sum of the revenue for all the retailers examined, valued at around $3 trillion. The resulting list is a who’s who of the global retail marketplace ranked on their economic prowess.
The full listing of 100 retailers can he viewed here. Below is an in-depth analysis of
the top 10 finishers.
Research partner Gary A. Williams, CEO, wRatings, examined the financial metrics of 319 publicly traded retailers.The economic data is from a 12-month period ending on June 30, 2018. The percent of retail market share was calculated against a total retail market of around $3 trillion. The research ranked retailers across the specialty, department store, grocery and e-commerce segments.