Department Stores Industry
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Industry Analysis


This industry group comprises establishments known as department stores that have separate departments for general lines of new merchandise, such as apparel, jewelry, home furnishings, and toys, with no one merchandise line predominating. Department stores may sell perishable groceries, such as fresh fruits, vegetables, and dairy products, but such sales are insignificant. Department stores may have separate customer checkout areas in each department, central customer checkout areas, or both.

Industry Activities

Department stores

Geographic Segmentation

See where the Department Stores industry is concentrated geographically and research companies by financials and key corporate data.
Department Stores Companies in this Country/Region:
Top Department Stores Companies:
$559,151.00M | United States
$93,561.00M | United States
$62,663.45M | Germany
$50,362.77M | United States
$41,672.55M | Australia
$33,042.09M | Switzerland
$32,794.60M | Switzerland
$32,794.60M | Switzerland
$32,136.96M | United States
$30,239.92M | Germany
$29,034.30M | Germany
Movers And Shakers
C Douglas McMillon, President and Chief Executive Officer at Walmart Inc.
Brian C Cornell, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer at Target Corporation
TONY FRANKENBERGER, President and Chief Executive Officer at McLane Company, Inc.
Philipp Wyss, Marketing Manager and Purchasing Manager and Chairperson at Coop Genossenschaft

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