There are countless ways to judge to strength of a retail organization. You can look at its store count, customer engagement numbers, new tech investments, etc., but at the end of the day it is all about the bottom line. How much money do they make? And how much of the market do they control?
For the third straight year RIS ranked the top 100 publicly traded retailers, not just on total revenue but on the percentage of market share they command.
Our research partner, Gary A. Williams, CEO of wRatings, examined more than 250 publicly traded global retailers and calculated their share of the retail market. For this ranking, the retail market is the sum of the revenue for all the retailers examined, valued at around $3.4 trillion, an increase of more than $123 billion. 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 be viewed here. Below is a look at the top 10 finishers.
Research partner Gary A. Williams, CEO, wRatings, examined the financial metrics of 259 publicly traded retailers. The economic data is from a 12-month period ending on May 22, 2020. The percent of retail market share was calculated against a total retail market of around $3.4 trillion. The research ranked retailers across the specialty, apparel, department store, grocery and e-commerce segments.