Top 10 Retail Companies in the World 2018

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4.  Home Depot

The Home Depot was Bernie Marcus, Ron Brill, Arthur Blank, and Pat Farrah in 1978.


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The company has its headquarter located in Georgia USA and is the largest home improvement retailer of USA. Their vision is to provide them with products, services & knowledge they required in order to build house of their dreams.

Arthur blank & Bernie dreamed up The Home Depot from a coffee shop in 1978. They envisioned providing a huge variety of merchandise at a great price with highly trained staff. From just two stores, The Home Depot has now almost 2200 stores in three countries. When it went online, the domain homedepot.com attracted around 120 million visitors annually in the year 2008. In the year 2015, it acquired interline Brands from P2 capital partners and Goldman Sach’s private equity arm for around $1.6 Billion. Interline Brands has over 90 distribution centres across US, Canada. Some of the major brands of home depot are Chem-dry, Behr paints, Homelite, American Woodwork etc. The company is also known for its philanthropic activities like recently, the company donated $50 million to train people as construction workers over a period of 10 years. The company was able to generate revenue of around $95 Billion with an overall profit of $8 Billion in the year 2017. The company has market value 0f $177 Billion with an overall assets value of $43 Billion in the year 2017.

Sales (Billion): $95.00

Profit (Billion): $8.0



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