Stores Magazine has published its list of top U.S. top retailers for 2013 and two Cincinnati businesses made it to the top 20 list:
Kroger – #2 with $92,165,000 in U.S. sales for 2012 – Kroger started in 1883 when Barney Kroger opened a grocery store at 66 Pearl Street in downtown Cincinnati. His motto: “Be particular. Never sell anything you would not want yourself.”
Macy’s – #14 with $27,610,000 in U.S. sales for 2012 – Macy’s was founded in Haverhill, Massachusetts in 1851. The headquarters relocated from New York City to Cincinnati in 1994 when Macy’s merged with Federated Department Stores.
What retail company was at the top of the list? Wal-Mart based out of Betonville, Arkansas with $328,704,000 in 2012 U.S. sales.