The 10 largest grocery chains in the world by sales

The 10 largest grocery chains in the world by sales

Grocery stores are a ubiquitous sight across the globe.

But which companies boast the biggest chains?

The e-commerce insights firm Edge by Ascential recently ranked international grocery chains by net sales, as part of its July 2019 report on the state of the business.

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The report found that retailers based in the United States snagged the top four spots on the list. Multiple non-US companies did make the top 10, however.

Here’s a look at the biggest global grocers by overall net sales — and how they’re expected to grow in the coming years:

10. Target

In-store net sales for 2019: $71 billion

Online net sales for 2019: $7 billion

Estimated in-store net sales for 2024: $79 billion

Estimated online net sales for 2024: $18 billion

9. Tesco

In-store net sales for 2019: $82 billion

Online net sales for 2019: $4 billion

Estimated in-store net sales for 2024: $89 billion

Estimated online net sales for 2024: $6 billion

8. Aeon

In-store net sales for 2019: $82 billion

Estimated in-store net sales for 2024: $110 billion

7. Carrefour

In-store net sales for 2019: $106 billion

Estimated in-store net sales for 2024: $124 billion

Estimated online net sales for 2024: $6 billion

6. Aldi

In-store net sales for 2019: $108 billion

Estimated in-store net sales for 2024: $135 billion

5. Lidl Kaufland

In-store net sales for 2019: $117 billion

Estimated in-store net sales for 2024: $145 billion

Estimated online net sales for 2024: $3 billion

4. Kroger

In-store net sales for 2019: $119 billion

Estimated in-store net sales for 2024: $135 billion

Estimated online net sales for 2024: $9 billion

3. 7-Eleven Holdings

In-store net sales for 2019: $120 billion

Estimated in-store net sales for 2024: $168 billion

2. Costco

In-store net sales for 2019: $151 billion

Online net sales for 2019: $7 billion

Estimated in-store net sales for 2024: $120 billion

Estimated online net sales for 2024: $168 billion

1. Walmart

In-store net sales for 2019: $503 billion

Online net sales for 2019: $49 billion

Estimated in-store net sales for 2024: $568 billion

Estimated online net sales for 2024: $101 billion

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