Breakdown of Retail Trade Industry in Europe

Explore 5,206,730 companies operating in the Retail Trade industry that are available in the HitHorizons database. See top sectors and biggest players with highest sales and number of employees.

Current Industry:
Retail Trade 5,206,730 (11.3%)
Largest Industry:
Services 15,842,494 (34.4%)
Total Number of Companies registered in Europe 46,104,457

According to our database, there are 5,206,730 companies operating in the Retail Trade industry in Europe. This represents 11.29% of all companies available in the HitHorizons database. These companies have a share of 7.32% of all sales generated by businesses registered in Europe and employ 9.32% of all employees.

Retail Trade Industry in Europe: TOP 10 Countries

According to our database, the highest number of companies operates in United Kingdom (908,083), followed by Spain (750,852), and France (559,518).

This TOP 10 list was generated automatically using the latest data from the HitHorizons database. Search through the whole HitHorizons database using filtering criteria relevant for your search and get more data and insights on specific countries, industries, or segments with HitHorizons Screener.

Retail Trade Industry in Europe: TOP 10 Countries 5,206,730 registered companies

  Country, Number of Companies Number of Companies
United Kingdom 908,083 17.4% 908,083
Spain 750,852 14.4% 750,852
France 559,518 10.7% 559,518
Italy 517,819 9.9% 517,819
Russian Federation 269,053 5.2% 269,053
Romania 254,785 4.9% 254,785
Bulgaria 173,566 3.3% 173,566
Germany 167,788 3.2% 167,788
Turkey 158,887 3.1% 158,887
Poland 158,038 3.0% 158,038

Retail Trade Industry in Europe: TOP 10 Companies with Highest Sales

According to our database, companies registered in Europe and operating in Retail Trade generated € 6,291,712,670,983 in sales. This represents 7.32% of all sales generated by companies available in the HitHorizons database. TESCO PLC had the highest annual sales (€ 77.13B), followed by LIDL U.K. GMBH (€ 66.7B), and TESCO STORES LIMITED (€ 55.69B).

This TOP 10 list of companies operating in the Retail Trade industry was generated automatically using the latest data from the HitHorizons database. Search through the whole HitHorizons database using filtering criteria relevant for your search and get more data and insights on specific countries, industries, or segments with HitHorizons Screener.

Retail Trade Industry in Europe: TOP 10 Companies with Highest Sales 5,206,730 registered companies

  Company Name, Sales & Share Sales
1. TESCO PLC € 77.13B 1.23% € 77.13B
2. LIDL U.K. GMBH € 66.7B 1.06% € 66.7B
3. TESCO STORES LIMITED € 55.69B 0.89% € 55.69B
4. AMAZON EU S.A RL € 50.9B 0.81% € 50.9B
5. EDEKA ZENTRALE Stiftung & Co. KG € 43.94B 0.7% € 43.94B
6. J SAINSBURY PLC € 36.94B 0.59% € 36.94B
7. Coop-Gruppe Genossenschaft € 34.03B 0.54% € 34.03B
8. SAINSBURY'S SUPERMARKETS LTD € 31.31B 0.5% € 31.31B
9. TANDER, AO € 28.84B 0.46% € 28.84B
10. ASDA STORES LIMITED € 28.69B 0.46% € 28.69B

Retail Trade Industry in Europe: TOP 10 Companies with the Highest Number of Employees

According to our database, companies registered in Europe and operating in Retail Trade employ 36,646,175 people. This represents 9.32% of all employees of companies available in the HitHorizons database. TESCO PLC has the highest number of employees (336,926), followed by TESCO STORES LIMITED (259,472), and TANDER, AO (233,642).

This TOP 10 list of companies with the highest number of employees was generated automatically using the latest data from the HitHorizons database. Search through the whole HitHorizons database using filtering criteria relevant for your search and get more data and insights on specific countries, industries, or segments with HitHorizons Screener.

Retail Trade Industry in Europe: TOP 10 Companies with the Highest Number of Employees 5,206,730 registered companies

  Company Name, Employees & Share Employees
1. TESCO PLC 336,926 0.92% 336,926
2. TESCO STORES LIMITED 259,472 0.71% 259,472
3. TANDER, AO 233,642 0.64% 233,642
4. LIDL U.K. GMBH 223,327 0.61% 223,327
5. AGROTORG, OOO 160,679 0.44% 160,679
6. SAINSBURY'S SUPERMARKETS LTD 148,100 0.4% 148,100
7. ASDA STORES LIMITED 141,293 0.39% 141,293
8. WM MORRISON SUPERMARKETS LIMITED 113,661 0.31% 113,661
9. MERCADONA SA 104,542 0.29% 104,542
10. Coop-Gruppe Genossenschaft 94,790 0.26% 94,790

Retail Trade Industry in Europe: SIC Codes

Top 3 SIC Codes among companies registered in Europe and operating in Retail Trade are Eating place (23.78%), Ret misc merchandise (8.9%) and Ret mail-order house (8.37%) .

This breakdown was generated automarically using the latest data from the HitHorizons database. Search through the whole HitHorizons database using filtering criteria relevant for your search and find companies leading within individual SIC Codes, SIC Code distribution among individual countries, or SIC Code breakdowns within other industries using HitHorizons Screener.

Retail Trade Industry in Europe: SIC Codes 5,206,730 registered companies

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