General Merchandise Stores Industry
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Industry Analysis


Industries in the General Merchandise Stores subsector retail new general merchandise from fixed point-of-sale locations. Establishments in this subsector are unique in that they have the equipment and staff capable of retailing a large variety of goods from a single location. This includes a variety of display equipment and staff trained to provide information on many lines of products.

Industry Activities

Department stores
Superstores (i.e., food and general merchandise)
Warehouse clubs (i.e., food and general merchandise)
Catalog showrooms, general merchandise (except catalog mail-order)

Geographic Segmentation

See where the General Merchandise Stores industry is concentrated geographically and research companies by financials and key corporate data.
General Merchandise Stores Companies in this Country/Region:
Top General Merchandise Stores Companies:
$559,151.00M | United States
$166,761.00M | United States
$108,393.30M | Argentina
$93,561.00M | United States
$62,663.45M | Germany
$57,640.00M | Australia
$51,846.88M | Luxembourg
$50,362.77M | United States
$48,454.86M | Australia
$41,672.55M | Australia
$41,672.55M | Australia
Movers And Shakers
C Douglas McMillon, President and Chief Executive Officer at Walmart Inc.
W Craig Jelinek, President and Chief Executive Officer at Costco Wholesale Corporation
Pablo Esteban Lucci, President at CITRUSVIL S.A.
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.

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