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Hot 100 Retailers (2012)

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Rank   Company Headquarters Sales Growth ('11 v '10) USA Retail Sales (000) World Retail Sales (000) USA % of World Sales 2011 Stores Stores Growth ('11 v '10)
1 Sprouts Farmers Market Phoenix 71.9% $1,152,000 $1,152,000 100.0% 109 101.9%
2 Verizon Wireless Basking Ridge, N.J. 68.8% $7,446,000 $7,446,000 100.0% 2,330 0.0%
3 Michael Kors Holdings New York 65.4% $521,000 $627,000 83.1% 169 31.0%
4 Lululemon Athletica Sumner, Wash. 64.9% $522,000 $978,000 53.4% 108 38.5%
5 Under Armour Baltimore 62.7% $374,000 $398,000 93.9% 85 57.4%
6 CARE Pharmacies Alexandria, Va. 57.5% $338,000 $338,000 100.0% 82 54.7%
7 Amazon.com Seattle 42.5% $26,397,000 $47,715,000 55.3% N.A. N.A.
8 Lowe's Market Place Littlefield, Texas 39.3% $975,000 $975,000 100.0% 130 85.7%
9 Apple Stores / iTunes Cupertino, Calif. 36.9% $17,825,000 $18,418,000 96.8% 245 5.2%
10 AT&T Wireless Dallas 30.0% $6,486,000 $6,486,000 100.0% 2,300 -0.6%
11 Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market * El Segundo, Calif. 22.6% $939,000 $101,888,000 0.9% 187 14.0%
12 Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance Bolingbrook, Ill. 22.1% $1,776,000 $1,776,000 100.0% 449 15.4%
13 hhgregg Indianapolis 21.0% $2,514,000 $2,514,000 100.0% 208 20.2%
14 Tilly's Irvine, Calif. 20.4% $401,000 $401,000 100.0% 140 12.0%
15 Chico's Fort 19.9% $2,284,000 $2,284,000 100.0% 1,256 9.1%
16 Rue21 Warrendale, Pa. 19.8% $760,000 $760,000 100.0% 755 18.3%
17 7-Eleven Dallas 19.1% $10,361,000 $62,700,000 16.5% 7,779 16.3%
18 Dick's Sporting Goods Coraopolis, Pa. 18.1% $5,212,000 $5,212,000 100.0% 561 6.9%
19 Tiffany & Co. New York 16.8% $1,651,000 $3,569,000 46.3% 87 3.6%
20 Alimentation Couche-Tard Tempe, Ariz. 16.6% $4,867,000 $6,863,000 70.9% 4,050 4.9%
21 Fossil Richardson, Texas 16.4% $367,000 $607,000 60.4% 197 13.9%
22 Tractor Supply Co. Brentwood, Tenn. 16.3% $4,233,000 $4,233,000 100.0% 1,085 8.4%
23 Genesco Nashville 16.0% $1,914,000 $2,188,000 87.5% 2,212 -1.1%
24 Bodega Latina Paramount, Calif. 16.0% $849,000 $4,888,000 17.4% 36 5.9%
25 GNC Pittsburgh 14.7% $1,949,000 $2,364,000 82.5% 3,777 4.1%
26 Vitamin Shoppe North Bergen, N.J. 14.2% $852,000 $853,000 99.8% 526 8.7%
27 Fifth & Pacific Cos. New York 14.2% $2,165,000 $2,165,000 100.0% 404 -1.0%
28 Jos. A Bank Clothiers Hampstead, Md. 14.1% $976,000 $976,000 100.0% 556 9.9%
29 Zumiez Everett, Wash. 14.0% $546,000 $556,000 98.2% 434 8.5%
30 Casey's General Stores Ankeny, Iowa 13.7% $1,832,000 $1,832,000 100.0% 1,702 4.0%
31 The Fresh Market Greensboro, N.C. 13.7% $1,108,000 $1,108,000 100.0% 113 13.0%
32 Dollar General Goodlettsville, Tenn. 13.6% $14,807,000 $14,807,000 100.0% 9,937 6.0%
33 Cumberland Farms Framingham, Mass. 13.5% $759,000 $759,000 100.0% 922 5.4%
34 Nordstrom Seattle 12.7% $10,497,000 $10,497,000 88.7% 225 10.3%
35 Dollar Tree Chesapeake, Va. 12.5% $6,531,000 $6,631,000 98.5% 4,252 4.9%
36 Coach New York 12.4% $2,927,000 $2,927,000 100.0% 490 6.5%
37 Brooks Brothers New York 12.4% $868,000 $1,538,000 56.4% 327 4.8%
38 Whole Foods Market Austin, Texas 12.1% $9,794,000 $10,108,000 96.9% 311 8.0%
39 Abercrombie & Fitch New Albany, Ohio 12.1% $3,191,000 $3,422,000 93.2% 946 -7.0%
40 Ralph Lauren New York 12.1% $1,816,000 $3,432,000 52.9% 241 -1.6%
41 The Buckle Kearney, Neb. 11.9% $1,063,000 $1,063,000 100.0% 431 2.6%
42 H-E-B San Antonio 11.9% $16,820,000 $17,976,000 93.6% 308 5.1%
43 Ann Inc. New York 11.7% $2,212,000 $2,212,000 100.0% 953 6.4%
44 The Finish Line Indianapolis 11.4% $1,369,000 $1,369,000 100.0% 656 -1.2%
45 Signet Jewelers Akron, Ohio 11.2% $3,103,000 $3,846,000 80.7% 1,318 0.1%
46 DSW Columbus, Ohio 11.1% $2,024,000 $2,024,000 100.0% 326 4.8%
47 Newegg City of Industry, Calif. 10.9% $2,522,000 $2,947,000 85.6% N.A. N.A.
48 Wegman's Food Markets Rochester, N.Y. 10.7% $6,199,000 $6,199,000 100.0% 78 2.6%
49 Foot Locker New York 10.7% $3,959,000 $5,623,000 70.4% 2,476 -3.2%
50 Sephora San Francisco, Calif. 10.5% $1,251,000 $1,456,000 86.0% 269 6.3%
51 Aldi Batavia, Ill. 10.2% $9,218,000 $42,871,000 21.5% 1,195 5.3%
52 Hibbett Sports Birmingham, Ala. 10.2% $733,000 $733,000 100.0% 832 4.3%
53 Sally Beauty Holdings Denton, Texas 10.1% $2,408,000 $2,408,000 100.0% 3,531 5.8%
54 Gymboree San Francisco 10.0% $1,115,000 $1,167,000 95.5% 1,102 7.7%
55 Lumber Liquidators Toano, Va. 9.9% $682,000 $682,000 100.0% 256 14.8%
56 Pier 1 Imports Fort Worth, Texas 9.7% $1,401,000 $1,542,000 90.9% 971 0.4%
57 Limited Brands Columbus, Ohio 9.7% $8,590,000 $10,364,000 82.9% 2,623 -0.8%
58 Ross Stores Pleasanton, Calif. 9.5% $8,605,000 $8,613,000 99.9% 1,124 6.6%
59 Stripes Corpus Christi, Texas 9.4% $882,000 $882,000 100.0% 541 2.9%
60 Helzberg's Diamond Shops N, Kansas City, Mo. 9.3% $574,000 $574,000 100.0% 233 -0.4%
61 Kroger Cincinnati 9.1% $85,491,000 $85,491,000 100.0% 3,574 -1.0%
62 Urban Outfitters Philadelphia 9.1% $2,186,000 $2,515,000 86.9% 381 14.1%
63 Costco Issaquah, Wash. 8.9% $64,221,000 $89,054,000 72.1% 425 3.2%
64 Express Columbus, Ohio 8.8% $2,073,000 $2,092,000 99.1% 603 2.0%
65 American Eagle Outfitters Pittsburgh 8.7% $2,849,000 $3,203,000 89.0% 994 0.0%
66 Family Dollar Matthews, N.C. 8.7% $8,548,000 $8,548,000 100.0% 7,023 3.5%
67 Wakefern / ShopRite Keasbey, N.J. 8.6% $12,838,000 $12,838,000 100.0% 291 6.6%
68 Petco San Diego 8.5% $2,837,000 $2,837,000 100.0% 1,137 9.7%
69 BJ's Wholesale Club Westborough, Mass. 8.5% $11,797,000 $11,797,000 100.0% 196 3.7%
70 Neiman Marcus Dallas 8.4% $4,035,000 $4,035,000 100.0% 77 0.0%
71 Saks ** New York 8.4% $2,926,000 $2,926,000 100.0% 106 1.9%
72 Walgreen Deerfield, Ill. 8.3% $66,330,000 $68,233,000 97.2% 7,651 2.6%
73 Perfumania Holdings Bellport, N.Y. 8.3% $340,000 $354,000 95.9% 325 -4.7%
74 The Men's Warehouse Houston 8.2% $1,847,000 $2,107,000 87.6% 1,049 -2.4%
75 Bed Bath & Beyond Union, N.J. 8.1% $9,402,000 $9,511,000 98.8% 1,143 2.6%
76 The Wet Seal Foothill Ranch, Calif. 8.1% $628,000 $628,000 100.0% 558 4.7%
77 C & J Clark Newton, Mass. 8.0% $909,000 $909,000 100.0% 257 5.3%
78 AutoZone Memphis, Tenn. 7.8% $6,523,000 $6,871,000 94.9% 4,507 3.3%
79 J.Crew New York 7.7% $1,814,000 $1,826,000 99.3% 361 8.4%
80 Trader Joe's *** Monrovia, Calif. 7.7% $7,307,000 $32,691,000 22.4% 376 5.3%
81 99 Cents Only Stores City of Commerce, Calif. 7.6% $1,485,000 $1,485,000 100.0% 295 3.5%
82 Publix Lakeland, Fla. 7.6% $26,967,000 $26,967,000 100.0% 1,198 -0.9%
83 Academy Sports + Outdoors Katy, Texas 7.5% $2,005,000 $2,005,000 100.0% 142 10.1%
84 L.L.Bean Freeport, Maine 7.4% $1,353,000 $1,353,000 100.0% 32 6.7%
85 O'Reilly Automotive Springfield, Mo. 7.2% $5,789,000 $5,789,000 100.0% 3,740 4.8%
86 Sherwin-Williams Cleveland 7.2% $4,529,000 $4,707,000 96.2% 3,326 1.4%
87 PetSmart Phoenix 7.2% $5,186,000 $5,402,000 96.0% 1,159 3.7%
88 Meijer Grand Rapids, Mich. 7.1% $16,603,000 $16,603,000 100.0% 197 0.0%
89 Zale's Irving, Texas 6.8% $1,406,000 $1,730,000 81.3% 1,581 -3.4%
90 Williams-Sonoma San Francisco 6.8% $3,682,000 $3,742,000 98.4% 561 -2.8%
91 Ahold USA / Royal Ahold Washington, D.C. 6.6% $25,074,000 $63,066,000 39.8% 756 0.7%
92 Sheetz Altoona, Pa. 6.5% $622,000 $622,000 100.0% 408 11.5%
93 Superior Grocers Santa Fe Springs, Calif. 6.4% $901,000 $901,000 100.0% 38 11.8%
94 PC Richard & Son Brooklyn, N.Y. 6.4% $1,757,000 $1,757,000 100.0% 67 1.5%
95 Ascena Retail Group Suffern, N.Y. 6.3% $2,903,000 $2,914,000 99.6% 2,510 1.3%
96 WinCo Foods Boise, Idaho 6.1% $4,563,000 $4,563,000 100.0% 80 2.6%
97 HSN St. Petersburg, Fla. 6.0% $3,177,000 $3,177,000 100.0% N.A. N.A.
98 QuikTrip Tulsa, Okla. 5.9% $777,000 $777,000 100.0% 582 1.6%
99 Macy's Cincinnati, Ohio 5.7% $26,344,000 $26,405,000 99.8% 840 -0.8%
100 Grocery Outlet Berkeley, Calif. 5.7% $643,000 $643,000 100.0% 155 6.9%