Macy's is a U.S. chain of mid-to-high range department stores. In addition to its New York flagship store, the company has designated additional regional flagships in several other major urban centers and as of January 30, 2010 operates over 800 stores in the United States.
Toys 'R' Us (founded in 1948) is a toy and juvenile-products retailer headquartered in Wayne, New Jersey, United States. The company operates approximately 875 Toys 'R' Us and Babies 'R' Us stores in the United States.
Costco Wholesale Corporation is the largest membership warehouse club chain in the United States.
Asda Stores Ltd is a British supermarket chain which retails food, clothing, general merchandise, toys and financial services.
The Galeries Lafayette is a French department store company.
Tesco is a global grocery and general merchandise retailer headquartered in Cheshunt, United Kingdom. It is the third-largest retailer in the world measured by revenues (after Wal-Mart and Carrefour) and the second-largest measured by profits (after Walmart).
Carrefour S.A. is an international hypermarket chain headquartered in Levallois-Perret, France. It is one of the largest hypermarket chains in the world.
JCPenney Company, Inc. is a chain of American mid-range department stores based in Plano, Texas, a suburb north of Dallas. The company operates 1,107 department stores in all 50 US states and Puerto Rico.
Best Buy, Inc. is an American specialty retailer of consumer electronics in the United States, accounting for 19% of the market. It also operates in Mexico, Canada, China and the United Kingdom.
Kohl's Corporation is an American department store chain headquartered in the Milwaukee it has 1,089 stores in 49 states.
It is an American public multinational corporation that runs chains of large discount department stores and warehouse stores. It is also the biggest private employer in the world with over 2 million employees, and is the largest retailer in the world.
Target, is an American retailing company headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota. It is the second-largest discount retailer in the United States, behind Walmart.
Barnes & Noble, Inc. is the largest book retailer in the United States, operating mainly through its Barnes & Noble Booksellers chain of bookstores headquartered at 122 Fifth Avenue in the Flatiron District in Manhattan in New York City.