As of February 2021, there were a total of 382 different retailer companies across nearly 20 industries on the French retail market. There were more than 130 different retailers in the apparel sector, and 52 which were specialized in the sale of footwear and leather goods. 28 retail companies were specialized in the branch of food retail.
The source adds the following information: "There are almost 9000 retailers, addresses and more details of all major head offices and local offices of retail-chains in our database. This table shows exactly the retailer of each retail-sector. We include retailers (chains) when they have minimal 5 stores minimum gold 3 million € turnover. Our primary focus is Europe and USA. The retailers in Food, Fashion, DIY and Consumer Electronics are listed below. Retail operations with several different formats and banners in one country are counted as one retailer. These retailers represent over 1.6 million stores / outlets.
Please note that some retailers are active in several sectors where there is some duplication in the numbers. The same goes for retailers active in several countries. It also explains the difference in the total number of retailers shown in this table."
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Retail-Index. (February 8, 2021). Number of retailers in France in February 2021, by industry [Graph]. In Statista. Retrieved June 25, 2022, from https://www.statista.com/statistics/779074/number-retailers-by-industry-france/
Retail-Index. "Number of retailers in France in February 2021, by industry." Chart. February 8, 2021. Statista. Accessed June 25, 2022. https://www.statista.com/statistics/779074/number-retailers-by-industry-france/
Retail-Index. (2021). Number of retailers in France in February 2021, by industry. Statista. Statista Inc.. Accessed: June 25, 2022. https://www.statista.com/statistics/779074/number-retailers-by-industry-france/
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