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List of Variety Stores Companies

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

List companies include Walmart, Target Corporation and many additional companies as well.

This list answers the questions, "What are the biggest variety stores companies in the world?" and "What are the most successful variety stores companies?"
  • 1

    99 Cents Only Stores

    Discount store, Variety Stores
    99 Cents Only Stores is a price-point retailer chain based in Commerce, California. At one time the store offered products at 99¢ or less. It now offers products starting at 99¢ on up. Founded by...  more
  • 2

    ALCO Stores

    Retail, Variety Stores
    ALCO Stores, Inc. was a retail chain operating 198 stores in 23 states, primarily in the United States Midwest. The company was founded in 1901 in Kansas by Alva Lease Duckwall. It has its...  more
  • 3

    Big Lots

    Retail, Variety Stores
    Big Lots, Inc. is an American retail company and is a Fortune 500 retail corporation headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, incorporated in the State of Ohio. Big Lots has over 1,400 stores in 48...  more
  • 4

    BJ's Wholesale Club

    Retail, Variety Stores
    BJ's Wholesale Club, commonly referred to simply as BJ's, is an American membership-only warehouse club chain operating on the United States East Coast, as well as in the state of Ohio. The company...  more
  • 5

    Cost-U-Less, Inc.

    Variety Stores
    Cost-U-Less, Inc. is a Multiline Retail company....
  • 6

    Dollar General

    Variety Stores
    Dollar General Corporation is a United States chain of variety stores headquartered in Goodlettsville, Tennessee. As of January 2015, Dollar General operated over 11,500 stores in 40 U.S. states. The...  more
  • 7

    Dollar Tree

    Retail, Variety Stores
    Dollar Tree, Inc. is an American chain of discount variety stores that sells items for $1 or less. A Fortune 500 company, Dollar Tree is headquartered in the Norfolk suburb of Chesapeake, Virginia...  more
  • 8


    Retail, Variety Stores
    Dollarama is a chain of over 900 dollar stores across Canada. The company is headquartered in Montreal and, since 2009, is Canada's largest retailer of items for three dollars or less. The first...  more
  • 9

    Family Dollar

    Retail, Variety Stores
    Family Dollar is an American variety store chain in the United States. With 8,100 locations, it is the second largest retailer of its type in the United States. Family Dollar is headquartered in...  more
  • 10


    Retail, Discount store
    Fred's, Inc. is a regional chain of discount retail stores, operating in the southeastern United States. It opened in 1947 and operates approximately 700 stores and 300 pharmacies in 15 states. It is...  more
  • 11

    Retail Ventures

    Retail, Variety Stores
    Retail Ventures was originally created in 2003 as a holding company for DSW, Filene's Basement, and Value City Department Stores. The retailer originally went public in 1991 under the Value City...  more
  • 12

    Stewarts Supermarket Limited

    All Other General Merchandise Stores, Variety Stores
    Stewarts Supermarket Limited was a supermarket chain in Northern Ireland. The chain was purchased by Tesco in 1997....  more
  • 13

    Target Corporation

    Retail, Variety Stores
    Target is a subsidiary company of Harmony Gold....  more
  • 14

    Tuesday Morning

    Retail, Variety Stores
    Tuesday Morning Corporation is an upscale, deep discount, off-price retailer specializing in domestic and international, designer and name-brand closeout merchandise. With stores across the country...  more
  • 15


    Department store, Retail
    Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., d.b.a. Walmart, is an American multinational retail corporation that operates a chain of discount department stores and warehouse stores. Headquartered in Bentonville,...  more

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  • 16

    Walmart Canada

    Retail, Variety Stores
    Walmart Canada Corp. is the Canadian division of Walmart which is headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario. It was founded on March 17, 1994 with the purchase of the Woolco Canada chain from F. W....  more
  • 17

    Walmart de México y Centroamérica

    Department store, Retail
    Wal-Mart de México y Centroamérica, is a Mexican-based public corporation. It has been traded in the Mexican Stock Exchange since 1977. The company was founded in 1952 as Cifra by Jerónimo Arango....  more