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Companies The Best Department Stores in the US  

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List Rules This list is for department stores only. Grocery stores and club warehouses, like Costco, don't count.

This list of department stores chains and major hypermarkets in the US will help you get your shopping spree on in a serious way. In these department store chains, you can buy almost anything that you can imagine including clothing, home goods, and beauty products. What a world! Fashionable department stores have been a staple of the US economy for decades and stores like Sears and Kohl's have grown in popularity among Americans looking for a deal. Major department stores in the US have locations all over the country and in almost every major city.

Retail department store chains and big department stores took a hit in the down economy but this has been turning around in the past few years. What is the best American chain of department stores? It depends who you ask, but many people like stores that have great customer service, like Nordstrom, while others prefer low-cost leaders, like Walmart. The leading regional department stores may vary according to people's tastes and preferences in different regions. Vote on this list of department store chains and add any department stores that may be missing. 
list ordered by
1
325 161
Target is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Department Stores in the US
2
185 93
Nordstrom Rack is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Department Stores in the US
3
151 79
Bloomingdale's is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Department Stores in the US
4
136 83
SuperTarget is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Department Stores in the US
5
150 147
Walmart is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Department Stores in the US
Department store, Retail, Variety Stores
6
118 117
Sears is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Department Stores in the US
Retail
7
76 74
Von Maur is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Department Stores in the US
Retail
8
63 65
Meijer is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Department Stores in the US
Supermarket
9
75 86
Big Lots is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Department Stores in the US
Retail, Variety Stores
10
63 73
Stein Mart is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Department Stores in the US
Family Clothing Stores, Department store
11
52 59
Target Greatland is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Department Stores in the US
12
107 130
Kmart is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Department Stores in the US
Retail
13
79 94
Wal-Mart Supercenter is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Department Stores in the US
14
50 57
Bealls is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Department Stores in the US
Retail
15
40 45
Henri Bendel is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Department Stores in the US
16
50 59
BJ's Wholesale Club is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Department Stores in the US
Retail, Variety Stores
17
55 68
Last Call! Neiman Marcus Outle... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Department Stores in the US
Last Call! Neiman Marcus Outlet
18
57 71
Off 5th Saks Fifth Avenue Outl... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Department Stores in the US
Off 5th Saks Fifth Avenue Outlet
19
39 48
Fred Meyer is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Department Stores in the US
Supermarket, Retail
20
32 39
Ben Franklin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Department Stores in the US
21
51 65
Sears Outlet is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Department Stores in the US
Sears Outlet
22
60 78
Super Kmart is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Department Stores in the US
Super Kmart
23
34 43
Ollie's Bargain Outlet is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Department Stores in the US
24
34 47
Peebles is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Department Stores in the US
Family Clothing Stores, Retail
25
28 43
Duckwall's is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Department Stores in the US
Duckwall's