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List of Bookstore Companies

Updated June 8, 2017 7.1k views30 items

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?"
  • 1

    Barnes & Noble

    Retail, Bookstore
    Barnes & Noble, Inc. is a Fortune 500 company, the largest retail bookseller in the United...  more
  • 2
    Better World Books is an online for-profit bookseller of used and new books founded in 2002 by...  more
  • 3

    Big 5 Sporting Goods

    Bookstore, Hobby
    Big 5 Sporting Goods is a sporting goods retailer headquartered in El Segundo, California with...  more
  • 4

    Bloomsbury Publishing

    Publishing, Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses
    Bloomsbury Publishing plc is an independent, worldwide publishing house of fiction and...  more
  • 5


    Retail, Bookstore
    Books-A-Million, Inc., also known as BAM!, is a company that owns the second largest U.S....  more
  • 6

    Borders Group

    Retail, Bookstore
    Borders Group, Inc. was an international book and music retailer based in Ann Arbor, Michigan....  more
  • 7


    Retail, Bookstore
    Cabela's Incorporated is a direct marketer and specialty retailer of hunting, fishing,...  more
  • 8

    Compendium Books

  • 9

    Dick's Sporting Goods

    Retail, Bookstore
    Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc., or Dick's, is a Fortune 500 American corporation in the sporting...  more
  • 10

    Dover Saddlery, Inc.

    Bookstore, Hobby
  • 11

    Ex Libris

    Online shopping, Bookstore
  • 12
    Factory Card & Party Outlet Corp. owns and operates party and special occasion retail stores...  more
  • 13

    Gander Mountain

    Retail, Bookstore
    Gander Mountain Company, Inc. is headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota and is a retail network...  more
  • 14
    Golfsmith International Holdings Inc. is a golf specialty retailer based in Austin, Texas....  more
  • 15

    Hancock Fabrics

    Bookstore, Hobby
  • 16

    Hibbett Sports

    Bookstore, Hobby
    Hibbett Sports, Inc. is a publicly traded holding company for Hibbett Sporting Goods, a full...  more
  • 17


    Indigo Books & Music Inc. is a Canadian retail bookstore chain....  more
  • 18

    iParty Corporation

    Bookstore, Hobby
    iParty was a chain of more than 52 retail stores in New England and the Tampa Bay Area of...  more
  • 19

    Jo-Ann Stores

    Bookstore, Hobby
    Jo-Ann Stores, Inc. is a specialty retailer of crafts and fabrics based in Hudson, Ohio. It...  more
  • 20

    Leading Edge Group

    Jewellery, Computer
    The Leading Edge Group is an Australian owned Buying Group with over 1350 retail shopfronts...  more
  • 21

    Office Depot

    Retail, Bookstore
    Office Depot, Inc. is an office supply retailing company headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida,...  more
  • 22

    RedEnvelope, Inc.

    Bookstore, Hobby
    Founded in 1999, RedEnvelope is committed to helping you find gifts that inspire, tell stories...  more
  • 23

    Scholastic Corporation

    Printing, Publishing
    Scholastic Corporation is a U.S. publisher and education and media company known for...  more
  • 24
    Schuler Books & Music, formerly known as simply Schuler Books, is a small Michigan chain of...  more
  • 25

    Staples Inc.

    Retail, Bookstore
    Staples, Inc. is a large United States-based office supply chain store, with over 2,000 stores...  more