Stores Magazine provides the Top 250 Global Retailers list made in 2010 using revenues from 2008. The combination of great marketing, good customer service, and the ability to reach multiple demographics, has shaped these companies into the successful international businesses they are today:


Rank Company Name Country of Origin Retail Sales (US $mil)
1 Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. United States 401,244
2 Carrefour S.A. France 127,958
3 Metro AG Germany 99,004
4 Tesco plc United Kingdom 96,210
5 Schwarz Unternehmens Treuhand KG Germany 79,924
6 The Kroger Co. United States 76,000
7 The Home Depot, Inc. United States 71,288
8 Costco Wholesale Corp. United States 70,977
9 Aldi GmbH & Co. oHG Germany 66,063
10 Target Corp. United States 62,884

Even with the economic downturn, because of loyal consumers all over the world, these companies continue to thrive.

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