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Top 10 UK Retailers

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Top 10 UK Retailers by Sales

Retail Economics provides a list of the Top 10 UK retailers. Subscribers can also access data for the Top 10 UK Retailers including sales, sales area, number of stores and average store size.

Position
Retailer
Turnover
Summary
1
£39.7bn
Tesco is one of the largest retailers in the world with over 6,000 stores in Europe and Asia, 4,074 of which are in the UK, employing over 400,000 people worldw... Log in for more info >
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£28.1bn
Sainsbury's is a large supermarket chain in the United Kingdom founded in 1869 and is headquartered in London, England, with over 1,400 stores across the countr... Log in for more info >
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3
£23.6bn
Amazon is a multinational technology company that operates in various industries, including e-commerce, cloud computing, digital streaming, and artificial intel... Log in for more info >
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4
£23.6bn
Asda is one of the largest food and grocery retailers in the UK, with over 600 stores throughout the country. Asda offers customers access to a wide range of pr... Log in for more info >
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5
£18.4bn
Morrisons supermarket chain offers a wide range of products, including groceries, fresh produce, meat, dairy, bakery items, household goods, and more. The compa... Log in for more info >
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6
£13.7bn
Aldi is a German discount supermarket chain that operates over 10,000 stores in 20 countries in the UK. Aldi also has over 900 stores and employs over 36,000 pe... Log in for more info >
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£12.5bn
With over 40 stores nationwide, John Lewis is a popular destination for those looking to furnish or decorate their home, offering a wide range of high-quality p... Log in for more info >
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£10.0bn
M&S was founded in 1884 by Michael Marks and Thomas Spencer in Leeds, UK and has since become one of the largest and most well-respected multicategory retailers... Log in for more info >
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9
£7.8bn
Co-op, also known as the Co-operative Group, is a British consumer cooperative that operates as a food and grocery retailer, particularly in the convenience sec... Log in for more info >
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10
£7.7bn
Lidl is a German discount supermarket chain that operates over 11,000 stores in 32 countries, including over 800 in the UK. The company was founded in 1973 and... Log in for more info >
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