List of Department Stores Companies

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

Examples include Walmart and J. C. Penney.

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

  • Belk
    Department store, Retail
    Belk, Inc. is a mid-range to upscale department store chain founded in 1888 by William Henry Belk in Monroe, North Carolina. It is the nation's largest family owned and operated department store ...more
  • Carrefour
    Department store, Supermarket, Retail
    Carrefour S.A. is a French multinational retailer headquartered in Boulogne Billancourt, France, in Greater Paris. It is one of the largest hypermarket chains in the world, the fourth largest retail ...more
  • Daiei
    Department store, Supermarket
    The Daiei, Inc., based in Kobe, is one of the largest supermarket chains in Japan. In 1957, Isao Nakauchi founded the chain in Osaka near Sembayashi Station on the Keihan train line. Daiei is now ...more
  • Dillard's
    Department store, Retail
    Dillard's, Inc. is an upscale department store chain in the United States, with 299 stores in 28 states. Headquartered in Little Rock, Arkansas, Dillard's locations are concentrated in Texas and ...more
  • Gottschalks
    Department store, Retail
    Gottschalks was a middle-tier American department store that operated 58 department stores and three specialty apparel stores in six western states; some locations ran as Harris-Gottschalks stores. ...more
  • J. C. Penney
    Department store, Retail, Ecommerce
    J.C. Penney Corporation, Inc., d.b.a. JCPenney, is a chain of American mid-range department stores based in Plano, Texas. The company operates 1,060 department stores in 49 U.S. states and Puerto ...more