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Top 10 UK Retailers

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.

Top 10 UK Retailers by Sales in 2018/2019

1 £38.7bn
Tesco is the largest retailer in the UK and with over 3,000 outlets it can utilise its store network as effective click-and-collect destinations... Subscribe for more info >
2 £27.9bn
Sainsbury’s has managed to protect market share more so than its main competitors but remains under intense pressure from a rapidly changing market. Subscribe for more info >
3 £22.2bn
Asda appears more focused on the long term strategy than its competitors who may need more immediate remedies. Subscribe for more info >
4 £17.3bn
Despite strategic advantages in strong supply chains, Morrisons continues to endure reduced market share and the turnaround looks elusive. Subscribe for more info >
5 £10.2bn
Through superior quality, service and accessibility, John Lewis continues to grow its homeware division. Subscribe for more info >
6 £10.0bn
Aldi has attacked the heartland of UK grocery by undercutting the Big Four with highly competitive prices and investing in more premium produce which ... Subscribe for more info >
7 £9.6bn
Marks and Spencer continues to lose market share despite its tireless efforts to reinvent its womenswear into a fashion-led, age-appropriate propositi ... Subscribe for more info >
8 £9.5bn
The Co-operative has faced significant challenges in the past couple of years but the Rescue, Rebuild, Renew three stage strategy is beginning to gain ... Subscribe for more info >
9 £8.8bn
The latest financial report highlighted growth in the UK and Ireland market for Amazon had increased ... Subscribe for more info >
10 £6.8bn
The latest financial accounts from Boots showed that revenue fell back marginally in 2017 ... Subscribe for more info >

Sales figures (ex VAT) £ billions

Source: Financial reports, Consumer Surveys, Retail Economics analysis

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