FORTUNE 500 2006
Our annual ranking of America's largest corporations
Industry: Specialty Retailers
REVENUES PROFITS
1 Home Depot 14 81,511 12 5,838 17
2 Costco Wholesale 28 52,935 10 1,063 21
3 Lowe's 42 43,243 19 2,771 27
4 Best Buy 76 27,433 10 984 40
5 Staples 137 16,079 11 834 18
6 TJX 138 16,058 8 690 4
7 Gap 139 16,023 -2 1,113 -3
8 Office Depot 154 14,279 5 274 -18
9 Toys "R" Us 208 11,194 1 -282 -212
10 Circuit City Stores 226 10,472 8 62 N.A.
11 Limited Brands 246 9,699 3 683 -3
12 OfficeMax 258 9,158 -31 -74 -143
13 Liberty Media 277 8,350 -3 -33 -172
14 BJ's Wholesale Club 288 7,950 8 129 12
15 CDW 343 6,292 10 272 13
16 Blockbuster 366 5,864 N.A. -588 N.A.
17 AutoZone 378 5,711 1 571 1
18 Foot Locker 383 5,653 6 264 -10
19 Bed Bath & Beyond 419 5,148 15 505 26
20 Barnes & Noble 422 5,103 -16 147 2
21 RadioShack 423 5,082 5 267 -21
22 Ross Stores 431 4,944 17 200 18
23 Big Lots 465 4,430 1 -10 -143
24 Advance Auto Parts 477 4,265 13 235 25
25 Borders Group 490 4,079 5 101 -23
26 Pantry 511 3,827 30 58 229
27 Neiman Marcus 512 3,822 8 249 22
28 PetSmart 518 3,761 12 183 7
29 Michaels Stores 522 3,676 8 131 -35
30 Williams-Sonoma 537 3,539 13 215 12
31 Dollar Tree Stores 555 3,394 9 174 -4
32 Insight Enterprises 570 3,261 5 55 -32
33 Burlington Coat Factory 580 3,211 11 105 56
34 GameStop 601 3,092 N.A. 101 N.A.
35 Building Materials Holding 629 2,912 39 130 140
36 Abercrombie & Fitch 639 2,785 38 334 54
37 Charming Shoppes 641 2,756 18 99 54
38 Payless Shoesource 654 2,667 0 66 N.A.
39 Linens 'n Things 656 2,649 -1 33 -45
40 Dick's Sporting Goods 661 2,625 24 73 6
41 Sports Authority 690 2,509 3 55 66
42 Casey's General Stores 696 2,487 22 37 1
43 Zale 715 2,383 3 107 0
44 Tiffany 727 2,347 6 321 6
45 Rent A Center 729 2,339 1 136 -13
46 American Eagle Outfitters 736 2,310 18 294 38
47 Brown Shoe 741 2,292 18 41 -5
48 Pep Boys 752 2,237 -2 -38 -259
49 Regis 759 2,194 14 65 -39
50 Systemax 784 2,078 8 12 14
51 AnnTaylor Stores 786 2,073 12 82 29
52 Tractor Supply 788 2,068 19 86 34
53 O'Reilly Automotive 796 2,045 19 164 18
54 Petco Animal Supplies 810 1,996 10 75 -9
55 Movie Gallery 814 1,987 151 -553 -1,217
56 Pier 1 Imports 836 1,898 2 61 -49
57 Jo Ann Stores 839 1,883 4 -23 -150
58 Cabela's 860 1,800 16 73 12
59 Guitar Center 862 1,783 18 77 21
60 Men's Wearhouse 887 1,725 12 104 46
61 Coach 893 1,710 30 389 49
62 Children's Place 908 1,669 44 66 52
63 CSK Auto 933 1,595 1 28 -24
64 Fastenal 959 1,523 23 167 27
65 Dollar Thrifty Automotive 961 1,523 7 58 15
66 PC Connection 992 1,444 7 4 -46
From the April 17th, 2006 issue
Footnote:
Due to slight differences in rounding, industry data online may not exactly match the FORTUNE 500 magazine version.
How the states stack up
Texas 56
New York 55
California 52
Best employers
These companies appear on both the FORTUNE 500 and our 2006 ranking of the Best Companies to Work For.
FedEx 212,241
Intel 48,655
Starbucks 91,056
Most profitable companies
Exxon Mobil 36,130.0
Citigroup 24,589.0
Bank of America Corp. 16,465.0
Best investments
Best Investments By Industry: Total Return to Shareholders (1 Year)
Petroleum Refining 60.7%
Mining, Crude-Oil Production 53.6%
Oil and Gas Equipment, Services 51.6%
Women CEOs of FORTUNE 500 companies
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