Department Store

Walmart: Walmart is a global discount retail company that focuses on low prices. Stores offer a wide range of items including clothing, electronics, household appliances, toys, and more. Many Walmart stores, called supercenters, sell groceries as well. Pharmacy services are also provided. The Walmart company earns the most annual income in the world and employs more workers than any other private organization. They also sell more groceries than any other retailers.. See Walmart Application.

Target: Target is the second-largest company of discount department stores in the world. It sells a wide variety of common household items, offers pharmaceutical services, and in some cases sells groceries. Target’s main goal is to supply customers with trendy, high-quality items at lower prices than items from traditional department stores.. See Target Application.

Kmart: Kmart is the third-largest discount department store in America and sells a variety of household goods. The company is famous for its randomized sales on specific items, called “Blue Light Specials.” Another well-known Kmart feature is its layaway program, which allows customers the option to pay for items in increments.. See Kmart Application.

Costco: Located in 9 countries, Costco operates warehouse-style stores that require customers to purchase a membership to the company in order to shop there. Stores offer a wide range of groceries and household items, which are often bought in bulk for discounted prices. Costco typically offers a limited selection of product brands and has its own exclusive brand, Kirkland Signature.. See Costco Application.

Sears: Sears is a North American retail company that began as a mail-order catalog company and became a popular chain of department stores. Locations are often found in shopping malls and sell most household goods and appliances. Sears’ performance peaked in the 20thcentury and after was purchased by Kmart after a decline in revenue. Sears still remains a major company in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.. See Sears Application.

Ross: Ross stores focus on consumer savings, offering department store brand items at lower costs. It is the largest off-price store company in the United States, and mainly offers clothing, toys, and household goods. Ross employs buyers who negotiate with other companies to earn the rights to sell some of their items in Ross stores for lower prices.. See Ross Application.

T.J.Maxx: TJ Maxx is an off-price retail company that sells designer clothing, accessories, and department store brand household goods for lower costs. Its sister store is Marshalls, and TJ Maxx is often marketed as the trendier, more upscale option. It carries a wider selection of fine jewelry than most similar companies.. See T.J.Maxx Application.

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Jcpenney: J.C. Penney Company, Inc. operates one of the largest department store chains in America. Stores are usually found in shopping malls, where they sell clothing and household goods. Some feature additional services such as salons, portrait studios, and jewelry repair. J.C. Penny also has several outlet locations that feature discounted items.. See Jcpenney Application.

Marshalls: Marshall’s is an off-price retail company whose stores sell designer clothing and brand name household goods for discounted prices. The items in Marshall’s are typically acquired when company employees negotiate with designers and other retail companies to buy their surplus items at a low price. Some items, however, are manufactured specifically for Marshall’s stores.. See Marshalls Application.

Sam’s Club: Sam’s Club is a part of the Walmart company and is named after its founder, Sam Walton. Sam’s Club stores are built to resemble warehouses and require would-be customers to purchase memberships; sometimes one-day passes are printed in newspapers, allowing non-members to shop at Sam’s Club for the day. Most of the store’s items are sold in bulk, and many of them are privately branded.. See Sam’s Club Application.

Macy’s: Macy’s is a chain of department stores found in the U.S. Locations sell large selections of privately branded clothing and shoes for men, women and children, and also offer designer items. These department stores also offer fine jewelry and household goods. Macy’s is a subsidiary of Macy’s Inc., which also owns the upscale department store Bloomingdale’s. Macy’s is considered a midrange department store when it comes to its prices.. See Macy’s Application.

Big Lots: Big Lots is a retail company of department stores that sells food, toys, clothing, electronics, furniture, mattresses, and other assorted household goods. Many of the offered items are name brand and are often in limited quantities; Big Lots keeps their prices low by purchasing surplus or unsold items from other organizations.. See Big Lots Application.

Meijer: Meijer is a Midwestern American chain of hypermarkets; hypermarkets are large stores that include both grocery and department store sections. Meijer pioneered the concept of the hypermarket—sometimes also called the supercenter—and its stores have modern designs. This company has made large charitable donations and offers customers a rewards program to help them receive discounts on store products.. See Meijer Application.

Michaels: Michaels is an American arts and crafts retail chain with locations in the United States and Canada. In addition to arts and crafts equipment, stores sell other hobby supplies, home décor, children’s toys and games, and seasonal items; many of these products are privately branded. Michaels is the largest hobby retail chain in America.. See Michaels Application.

Nordstrom: Nordstrom, Inc. is an American retail company with locations across the United States. These upscale stores sell clothing, footwear, accessories, fine jewelry, fragrances, cosmetics, and beauty products. Some locations feature additional departments featuring furniture or wedding-related products. Nordstrom’s sells prestigious name-brand products and is known for only holding five sales per year.. See Nordstrom Application.

Fred Meyer: Fred Meyer is an American chain of shopping supercenters that is owned by the larger Kroger company. It was one of the first examples of this type of store. It has a fully stocked grocery store, and has departments selling clothing, jewelry, home furnishing and renovation supplies, gardening equipment, electronics, toys, and more. Fred Meyer stocks its own branded items and features Kroger brand products as well.. See Fred Meyer Application.

Shopko: Shopko Stores Operating Co., LLC is a retail company with locations in the northern and Midwestern United States. Stores sell a variety of name-brand products at affordable prices. These items include clothing, furniture, beauty products, eye care needs, fine jewelry, electronics, and assorted home goods. ShopKo stores are located in small towns and strive to meet the needs of local communities.. See Shopko Application.

Belk: Belk, Inc. is a family-owned American chain of department stores with locations in 16 of the United States. Most locations offer products at mid-range prices, but its flagship locations are more upscale and sell more prestigious brands. Belk offers name brand products and privately branded clothing, shoes, jewelry, home goods, and beauty products. Most locations also provide wedding registry services.. See Belk Application.

Fred’s: Fred’s, Inc. is an American retail company that operates discount stores in the southern U.S. Competing with dollar stores, Fred’s sells very inexpensive products that are often privately branded. Its stores offer a variety of convenient items such as food, cleaning equipment, toys, beauty products, seasonal items, and more. Fred’s is also known for having attached pharmacies.. See Fred’s Application.

Goody’s: Goody’s is an American retail company that operates department stores in the United States. It once had locations in southern and Midwestern states, but the company shut down and its stores were closed until Goody’s was acquired by Stage Stores, Inc. Now there are several Goody’s locations in the Southeast, which sell clothing, accessories, beauty products, and home goods, many of which are private Stage brands.. See Goody’s Application.

Peebles: Peebles is an American retail company that operates department stores mainly in the eastern United States, but sometimes also in the Midwest. Their stores are usually found in shopping centers in smaller towns. The company is owned by Stage Stores, Inc., and many of their clothing items, accessories, and home goods are Stage brands.. See Peebles Application.

Kohl’s: Kohl’s is a major American chain of department stores with hundreds of locations in the United States. They sell a variety of products at lower prices than many other department stores. These products include clothing for men, women, juniors, and children, along with shoes, athletic apparel, jewelry, housewares, electronics, greeting cards, gifts, and beauty products. Kohl’s frequently has sales, mails out coupons, and offers customer rewards programs.. See Kohl’s Application.

Stein Mart: Stein Mart is an American retail company that operates department stores. Their stores offer trendy clothing for men and women in an upscale environment for discount prices. Stein Mart sells luxury designer brands for lower prices than normal, but because some of the brands are so prestigious, items are pricier than many discount department stores. Stein Mart also sells discounted accessories and housewares.. See Stein Mart Application.

Stage: Stage Stores, Inc. is an American retail company that mainly operates in smaller towns in the United States. Stage Stores are department stores and there are locations in the western and southern states. Stage also operates department stores under names like Peebles and Goody’s. Stage Stores sell a variety of clothing, cosmetics, and household products.. See Stage Application.

Lord And Taylor: Lord & Taylor is an American chain of luxury department stores, and is the oldest brand of its kind in the United States. There are 50 Lord & Taylor department stores and 4 outlets in North America that sell designer clothing, shoes and jewelry, along with fragrances, beauty products, and home goods.. See Lord And Taylor Application.

Neiman Marcus: Neiman Marcus is a privately-owned American retail company that operates luxury department stores. There are just over 40 locations in 19 of the United States. Neiman Marcus sells upscale, designer brands of clothing, footwear, accessories, jewelry, beauty products, home goods, and assorted gifts. Some locations even have in-store restaurants. Neiman Marcus is famous for their annual Christmas catalogs featuring unique gifts not sold in stores.. See Neiman Marcus Application.

Dillard’s: Dillard’s Inc. is an American chain of department stores with more than 300 locations in 28 of the United States. These stores are upscale and sell a variety of designer brand clothing, shoes, jewelry, beauty products, furniture, and home goods. Dillard’s stores can be found in shopping malls and upscale shopping centers.. See Dillard’s Application.

Farm And Fleet: Blain’s Farm and Fleet is a small family-owned American chain of retail stores with fewer than 100 locations in the western United States. These department stores sell a wide variety of items, including clothing, shoes, home goods, pet supplies, and toys. They also sell farm and auto equipment, along with sporting goods and outdoor recreation supplies.. See Farm And Fleet Application.

Bon Ton: Bon-Ton Stores, Inc., also known as the Bon-Ton is an American chain of department stores. There are more than 250 locations in 26 of the United States, with most of these in the north. The Bon-Ton sells a variety of name-brand clothing shoes, jewelry, accessories, beauty products, furniture, and home goods.. See Bon Ton Application.

Boscov’s: Boscov’s is a privately owned American company that operates department stores. It is a small, regional chain with fewer than 50 locations in the Mid-Atlantic United States. Boscov’s sells a variety of clothing, shoes, jewelry, beauty products, furniture, and home goods. Their stores sell designer brand products alongside smaller name brands.. See Boscov’s Application.

Palais Royal: Palais Royal is an American retail company that operates high-end department stores in the United States. These stores sell a variety of name brand clothing, shoes, accessories, cosmetics and beauty products, as well as home goods. Palais Royal also offers smaller-name brands that are sold only in their stores. This chain is owned by the larger Stage Stores, Inc., which operates other department store chains in the U.S.. See Palais Royal Application.

Saks Fifth Avenue: Saks Fifth Avenue is an American retail company that operates department stores. These upscale department stores sell luxury brands of clothing, shoes, handbags, jewelry, beauty products, furniture, and home goods. Saks Fifth Avenue is a subsidiary of the Canada-based Hudson’s Bay Company. There are 37 stores in the U.S. and 6 in international locations.. See Saks Fifth Avenue Application.

Von Maur: Von Maur is a privately owned chain of department stores that is based in the United States. It is a smaller, regional chain with fewer than 50 locations in the Midwestern United States. Von Maur stores are upscale and sell a variety of designer clothes, accessories, shoes, fine jewelry, beauty products, and assorted gifts. Uniquely, Von Maur offers interest-free credit cards and free shipping and returns for ordered products.. See Von Maur Application.

Barneys New York: Barneys New York is a privately owned retail company that is based in New York City. The company operates a small chain of high-end department stores with all of their locations in affluent areas of NYC, Beverly Hills, and Chicago. Barneys sells luxury brand-name products along with privately branded clothing, footwear, jewelry, beauty products, and home goods.. See Barneys New York Application.

Bealls Florida: Bealls Inc. is a privately owned retail company that is based in the United States and operates chains of department stores, outlets, and specialty stores. There are hundreds of locations in the U.S.; the department stores and outlets offer discounted name-brand clothing and home goods, while the specialty stores sell upscale, coastal-inspired products.. See Bealls Florida Application.

Bealls Texas: Bealls Texas is a retail company that is based in the United States and operates a chain of department stores; this chain is separate from the one in Florida under the same name. Both are owned by Stage Stores. Inc. and sell a variety of name brand and privately branded products such as clothing, shoes, accessories, beauty products, and home goods.. See Bealls Texas Application.

Bjs Wholesale Club: BJ’s Wholesale Club, or BJ’s, is a privately owned retail company that operates warehouse stores in the United States. They sell a variety of name brand and privately branded products such as grocery items, clothing, and entertainment items. Their name-brand products are discounted and sold at wholesale prices. Non-members can shop at BJ’s, but members receive greater discounts.. See Bjs Wholesale Club Application.

Bloomingdale’s: Bloomingdale’s is a retail company that is based in the United States and operates a chain of department stores and outlets around the country. They are a subsidiary of Macy’s, Inc. Bloomingdale’s stores sell upscale clothing, shoes, jewelry, leather goods, furniture, beauty products, home goods, and more. These products are name brand and often from well-known designers.. See Bloomingdale’s Application.

Conn’s: Conn’s HomePlus is a publically owned retail company that is based in the United States. They have just over 70 locations around the country that sell a variety of electronics, home appliances, furniture, and mattresses. Conn’s stores also offer product repair services along with financing, insurance, and more. They are known for offering financing to customers who may have been turned down by other establishments.. See Conn’s Application.

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