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Looking for a list of top retail companies to work for? These are the best retail companies to work for as ranked by retail employees themselves. If you're looking for a new retail job and wondering, "what retail company should I work for?", there are many things to consider, like available hours, flexibility of schedule, and benefits plans offered to employees. The top retail stores to work for tend the be the ones that offer a mix of these options while allowing employees room for upward mobility and job promotion.

Not everyone has the same opinions about what makes a company one of the best retailers to work for. The best place to work for one person might be the company that offers the most paid time off. Others would seek available jobs with retail companies that have the best benefits packages (including health and wealth packages). Others still look for a retail job with flexible hours for school. There are many factors that contribute to the makings of a great retail job (like a chance to be promoted to management and locations in multiple cities), but every person has their own opinions to share on this list of the best retail companies to work for.

What are the best retail companies to work for? Who are the top retail employers? What is the best retail company to get a job with? What retail company offers the best benefits for employees? Many of these factors contribute to choosing the top retail company to work for. If you have worked for one of these places and have an opinion on which retail treats its employees best with regards to salary, management, and time off, vote for them here (up or down).

If you're of the belief that a happy employee gives the best customer service, you might want to augment your decision about the top retail company to work for with the lists of the companies with the best customer service and the companies with the worst customer service.
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156 97
Apple is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For

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2
125 73
Whole Foods Market is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
Whole Foods Market Supermarket

3
102 68
REI is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
REI

4
91 62
Barnes & Noble is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
Barnes & Noble Retail, Bookstore, Hobby

5
91 84
Amazon.com is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
Amazon.com Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses, Retail, Online service provider

6
24 11
Trader Joe's is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
ChloeFletcher added Trader Joe's

7
49 40
Starbucks is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
ChloeFletcher added Starbucks Coffee and Tea Manufacturing, Coffeehouse, Limited-Service Restaurants

8
82 83
American Eagle Outfitters is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
American Eagle Outfitters Family Clothing Stores, Clothing

9
32 26
Wegmans is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
joe-ahearn added Wegmans

10
76 81
Gap Inc. is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
Gap Inc. Family Clothing Stores, Retail

11
77 109
Target is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For

12
19 25
Nike, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
david-knight added Nike, Inc. Fashion accessory, Sports equipment, Clothing

13
9 12
Books-A-Million is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
ChloeFletcher added Books-A-Million Retail, Bookstore, Hobby

14
20 28
Kroger is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
ChloeFletcher added Kroger Supermarket, Retail

15
16 25
Petsmart is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
dark wish added Petsmart

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25 40
Walgreens is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
ChloeFletcher added Walgreens Retail

17
39 63
J.Crew is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
J.Crew Retail, Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores

18
6 12
Office Depot is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
ChloeFletcher added Office Depot Retail, Bookstore, Hobby

19
23 40
OfficeMax is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
OfficeMax Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers, Office supplies, Retail

20
8 18
Giant Eagle is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
catluver9999 added Giant Eagle Supermarket

21
16 32
Rite Aid is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
Rite Aid Retail, Pharmacies and Drug Stores

22
4 12
Academy Sports + Outdoors is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
ChloeFletcher added Academy Sports + Outdoors Retail

23
29 54
Kohl's is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
anne.the.artist.porter added Kohl's Department store, Retail

24
7 18
Old Navy (ITM) Inc is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
ChloeFletcher added Old Navy (ITM) Inc

25
6 9
Heb Grocery Company is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
Robles added Heb Grocery Company

26
20 41
Sleepy's is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
Sleepy's Retail

27
11 26
Running Specialty Group is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
airman0078 added Running Specialty Group

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10 28
Agent Provocateur is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
averagej123 added Agent Provocateur Women's Clothing Stores, Other Clothing Stores

29
28 60
Victoria's Secret is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
averagej123 added Victoria's Secret Clothing, Women's Clothing Stores

30
17 42
American Apparel is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
averagej123 added American Apparel Clothing, Retail, Manufacturing

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14 38
Banana Republic is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
Banana Republic Retail, Ophthalmic Goods Manufacturing

32
7 25
Migros is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
rickezwack added Migros Retail

33
26 123
Abercrombie & Fitch is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
averagej123 added Abercrombie & Fitch Family Clothing Stores, Clothing, Retail