FORTUNE 500 2006
Our annual ranking of America's largest corporations
Industry: Specialty Retailers
1 Home Depot 7 13 22
2 Costco Wholesale 2 6 0
3 Lowe's 6 11 19
4 Best Buy 4 10 22
5 Staples 5 11 19
6 TJX 4 13 37
7 Gap 7 13 21
8 Office Depot 2 5 10
9 Toys "R" Us -3 -3 N.A.
10 Circuit City Stores 1 2 3
11 Limited Brands 7 11 28
12 OfficeMax -1 -1 -4
13 Liberty Media 0 0 0
14 BJ's Wholesale Club 2 7 13
15 CDW 4 17 22
16 Blockbuster -10 -19 -93
17 AutoZone 10 14 146
18 Foot Locker 5 8 13
19 Bed Bath & Beyond 10 16 23
20 Barnes & Noble 3 5 13
21 RadioShack 5 12 45
22 Ross Stores 4 10 24
23 Big Lots 0 -1 -1
24 Advance Auto Parts 6 9 26
25 Borders Group 3 4 11
26 Pantry 2 4 23
27 Neiman Marcus 7 9 0
28 PetSmart 5 10 19
29 Michaels Stores 4 7 10
30 Williams-Sonoma 6 11 19
31 Dollar Tree Stores 5 10 15
32 Insight Enterprises 2 6 10
33 Burlington Coat Factory 3 6 11
34 GameStop 3 3 9
35 Building Materials Holding 4 11 28
36 Abercrombie & Fitch 12 19 34
37 Charming Shoppes 4 6 12
38 Payless Shoesource 3 5 10
39 Linens 'n Things 1 2 4
40 Dick's Sporting Goods 3 6 18
41 Sports Authority 2 4 10
42 Casey's General Stores 2 4 8
43 Zale 5 8 13
44 Tiffany 14 13 19
45 Rent A Center 6 7 17
46 American Eagle Outfitters 13 18 26
47 Brown Shoe 2 4 9
48 Pep Boys -2 -2 -6
49 Regis 3 4 9
50 Systemax 1 3 5
51 AnnTaylor Stores 4 6 8
52 Tractor Supply 4 11 18
53 O'Reilly Automotive 8 10 14
54 Petco Animal Supplies 4 11 35
55 Movie Gallery -28 -40 N.A.
56 Pier 1 Imports 3 6 9
57 Jo Ann Stores -1 -2 -6
58 Cabela's 4 5 11
59 Guitar Center 4 10 19
60 Men's Wearhouse 6 9 17
61 Coach 23 29 38
62 Children's Place 4 9 17
63 CSK Auto 2 3 13
64 Fastenal 11 19 21
65 Dollar Thrifty Automotive 4 2 9
66 PC Connection 0 1 3
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
Andrea JungThere are more women running FORTUNE 500 companies this year than there were last year. Currently, 10 FORTUNE 500 companies are run by women (up from 9 last year), and a total of 20 FORTUNE 1000 companies have women in the top job (up from 19). (more)
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