Top retailers in the UK

turnover in UK 2012 in Million €

Rank Retailer Turnover Nr of stores
1 Tesco  49,705 2,979
2 Sainsbury 27,060 1,012
3 Asda 23,000 535
4 Morrison 20,556 504
5 Co-operative 15,600 3,000
6 Kingfisher 11,083 495
7 Marks&Spencer 10,220 766
8 John Lewis 9,540 282
9 Boots 7,520 3,100
10 Home Retail 6,390 1,090

e=estimate.   2012 data are the latest available data for comparisons

Top retailers in the United Kingdom

  2267  retailers selected of   7983  total retailers 


Rankings and profiles of the UK retailers

Our database has 340 retail-chains in the UK in 16 retail sectors. All major UK retailers are included and ranked by turnover.

The UK has always been a leader in retailing and if you want to see the best supermarkets or department stores you should start here. Tesco, Sainsbury and Marks & Spencer developed the best shops and loyalty systems and a visit to their outlets is a real experience. The UK is the only country in Europe where Wal-Mart succeeded to enter via the acquisition of ASDA in 1999. A strong 4th  position is taken by Morrison, a Leeds based company that succeeded to acquire Safeway in 2004. Not only the food stores, but also fashion and DIY chains in the UK show the trends in Europe. The Retail Index database has all major retailers in the UK and Europe listed and ranked in their sector. 
It shows the rankings of the UK retailers for each retail sector. The rankings are there for the traditional retailers but also for department stores and pure Internet retailers. Next to rankings you can see extensive profiles of each retailer with address data, turnover, shopnumbers, banners etc.


see more top 10 retailers in:     Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Ireland, Netherlands, Spain, Portugal Turkey. The full database has 75 countries with 7500 retail-chains.



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