Department Stores in RIS’ Top 100 Retailers Ranking
14. TJX Companies
26. Sears Holdings
27. Ross Stores
28. Hudson’s Bay Company
29. Canadian Tire
58. Big Lots
98. Stage Stores
The department store segment continues to redefine itself in the face of slowing foot traffic and an increasingly digital shopping experience. Only those retailers that are able to remain nimble in an unstable market and continue to invest in technology to meet changing customer demand will thrive in this new retail reality.
To uncover which retailers are simply surviving and which are thriving in the highly competitive digital-powered retail economy, RIS’ conducted its first ever ranking of the Top 100 Retailers. The report, produced in conjunction with our research partner Gary A. Williams, CEO, wRatings, examines the industry’s top performing companies and ranks them according to the percentage of the total retail marketplace they capture.
The Top 100 ranking explored the entire retail landscape. This article provides a deep dive into the five department store chains that scored highest in the report. On the right, is a full list of all the department store retailers that cracked the top 100, below is an in-depth look at the performance of the top five and the technology they rely upon to retain their market-leading positions. The entire top 100 list is available here.