List of Bookstore Companies

List of the top bookstore companies in the world, listed by their prominence with corporate logos when available. This list of major bookstore companies includes the largest and most profitable bookstore businesses, corporations, agencies, vendors and firms in the world. If you are wondering what the biggest bookstore companies are, then this list has you covered. This list includes the most famous bookstore companies in the industry, so if you're thinking of working in the bookstore industry you might want to look to these companies for jobs. This list includes names of both small and big bookstore businesses.

Companies here include everything from Barnes & Noble to Cabela's.

This list answers the questions, "What are the biggest bookstore companies in the world?" and "What are the most successful bookstore companies?"

  • Barnes & Noble
    Retail, Bookstore, Hobby
    Barnes & Noble, Inc. is a Fortune 500 company, the largest retail bookseller in the United States, and a leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products in the country. The ...more
  • Better World Books is an online for-profit bookseller of used and new books founded in 2002 by Christopher “Kreece” Fuchs, Xavier Helgesen and Jeff Kurtzman. It is a B Labs-certified B corporation, ...more
  • Big 5 Sporting Goods
    Bookstore, Hobby, Toy
    Big 5 Sporting Goods is a sporting goods retailer headquartered in El Segundo, California with 420 stores in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, ...more
  • Bloomsbury Publishing
    Publishing, Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses, Newspaper
    Bloomsbury Publishing plc is an independent, worldwide publishing house of fiction and non-fiction with its headquarters in the London Borough of Camden, and publishing offices in London, Oxford, New ...more
  • Books-A-Million
    Retail, Bookstore, Hobby
    Books-A-Million, Inc., also known as BAM!, is a company that owns the second largest U.S. bookstore chain and is headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama. The company operates over 200 stores in the ...more
  • Borders Group
    Retail, Bookstore, Hobby
    Borders Group, Inc. was an international book and music retailer based in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The company employed approximately 19,500 throughout the U.S., primarily in its Borders and Waldenbooks ...more