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TOP 100 RETAILERS

Acknowledgements & Methodology
For over three decades, Island Pacific has been a global leader in
retail merchandising and store operations software solutions. Its team
is passionate about finding ways to strengthen your relationships with
your customers and seeking opportunities for you to drive revenue
from new sources. Today, it has grown to be a thought leader in retail
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WHO, WHAT, WHY AND HOW
The Top 100 Retailers are ranked by
52/53-week annual retail sales. In almost
all instances, sales used to rank companies
are for retail activity in the United States
only; footnotes are provided when this is
not the case. To arrive at U.S. retail sales
figures, a variety of estimation techniques
are applied based on publicly disclosed
information. For this reason, the figures
presented do not always match the companies' official public filing reports.
Company revenues from non-retailing
operating segments are removed unless
otherwise noted; system-wide sales are
provided when the operation is a franchise.
In keeping with the methodology used
in previous years, the rankings eliminate
fuel sales at locations designated as having
a gasoline/fueling station as its primary
business.
What constitutes a segment Power
Player? Any retailer with 2014 U.S. sales
equal to or greater than 10 percent of the
sales of the category leader.
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Headquartered in Irving, Texas, NEC Corporation of America is
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biometric products and solutions across multiple industries. It delivers
one of the industry's broadest portfolios of technology solutions and
professional services, including UC, wireless, voice/data, managed
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microwave radio communications and biometric security. NEC Retail
Solutions' portfolio includes a full lifecycle retail management solution
using hardware, software and support solutions for retail IT. Our POS
and mobile retail solutions are designed to boost store performance
and reduce operating costs for single and multi-store operations.
For more information, visit www.necam.com. NEC Corporation of
America is a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation.

We are the retail and shopper specialists. We are a leading retail and
shopper insight, consulting and analytics and technology business,
part of Kantar Group, the data investment management division of
WPP. We work with leading brand manufacturers and retailers to help
them sell more effectively and profitably. At Kantar Retail, we track
and forecast over 1,000 retailers globally and have purchase data on
over 200 million shoppers. Among our market-leading reports are the
annual PoweRanking survey and the Digital Power Study. Kantar Retail
works with over 400 clients and has 26 offices in 15 markets around
the globe.

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of STORES Magazine - July 2015

Top 100 Retailers
Retail People
No Flash in the Pan
Lost and Found
C2W
Editor's Page
President's Page
Retail Politics
NRF News
POV
NRF Communities Update
End Cap
Trends
Online
Technology
Human Resources
Social Media
Merchandising
Software
Finance
Marketing
Personnel
Operations
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