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2010 World's Largest Supermarkets - Complete List of Biggest Supermarket Chains

Global Supermarket Food Retailers Top the 250 Global Powers of Retailing List

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Updated June 18, 2014
UPDATE: New List of 2011 World’s Largest Supermarkets >>

Sixty-four of the 250 largest retail chains in the world are supermarkets and the largest retail chains in 14 countries around the world are supermarkets. In an economy where consumers have cut back on discretionary spending and are hyper-focused on value, supermarkets have responded to the pressure of consumer demands by stocking more low-cost private label brands and more semi-prepared and prepackaged foods.

What follows is the complete list of supermarket retail chains ranked on the 2010 Global Powers of Retailing list. The number in the left column is the global ranking number assigned to the company, based on its revenue figures, compared to other top retail organizations worldwide.

Retail Supermarket Chains Ranked Among the 250 Largest Retailers In the World:

6      The Kroger Company
U.S.
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11    Rewe-Zentral AG
Germany
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19    Edeka Zentrale AG & Company KG
Germany

22    ITM Developpement International (intermarche)
France
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23    Safeway, Inc.
U.S.

25    Koninklijke Ahold N.V.
Netherlands
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26    Woolworths Ltd.
Australia
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27    SuperValue, Inc.
U.S.

28    Westfarmers Ltd.
Australia

29    J Sainsbury plc
U.K.
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32    WM Morrison Supermarkets plc
U.K.

33    Delhaize Group
Belgium
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34    Systeme U, Centrale Nationale
France

36    Publix Super Markets, Inc.
U.S.

38    Mercadona, S.A.
Spain Supermarket
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40    Migros-Genossenschafts Bund
Switzerland
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46    Coop Italia
Italy
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52    Coop Group
Switzerland

54    Inditex H.E. Butt Grocery Company
U.S.

61    ICA AB
Sweden
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67    Empire Company Ltd.
Canada
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68    S Group
Finland

69    Conad Consorzio Nazionale, Dettaglianti Soc. Coop. a.r.l.
Italy

72    SPAR Osterreischische
Austria
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76    Grupo Eroski
Spain

79    John Lewis Partnership plc
U.K.

80    Cencosud S.A.
Chile

81    Metro Inc.
Canada

83    Co-operative Group Ltd.
U.K.

90    Bailian (Brilliance) Group
China
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96    The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc.
U.S.

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