Sales of the leading global retailers 2019

This statistic depicts a sales forecast for the leading retailers worldwide for 2019. Walmart was the leading global retailer, with sales of about 517.71 billion U.S. dollars estimated for 2019. Amazon and Costco were ranked second and third, with sales of 213.84 and 144.35 billion U.S. dollars respectively.

Sales forecast of the leading retailers worldwide for 2019 (in billion U.S. dollars)*

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Release date

May 2019



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Supplementary notes

* All figures are estimates based on fiscal year 2018 year-end results and/or year-to-date results (primarily reported in March/April 2019).
Numbers are rounded.
** The U.K. CMA ruled against the proposed merger of Asda U.K. (Walmart) and Sainsbury’s.
*** Includes Whole Foods Market.
**** Combines Aldi Nord, Trader Joe’s, and Aldi Sued.
***** Direct sales only, not GMV.
****** Spun off by Wesfarmers as an independent entity effective FY 2019.
******* Re-evaluated A.S. Watson retail business due to incorrectly accounted for subsidiaries.

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