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The web sales of the 159 store chains ranked in the 2014 Top 500 Guide® grew 16.7% last year, roughly equal to the growth of all e-commerce in the U.S. And while that growth rate was topped by the 21% growth of the 197 web-only merchants in the Top 500 Guide®, a closer look at individual e-retailers shows how major chains implementing aggressive web strategies are growing faster than the overall market and even faster than the pure-plays.
|Company (Major* Retail Chain)||2014 Top 500 Rank||Growth Rate|
|1. Dick's Sporting Goods||72|
|2. AutoZone Inc.||108|
|3. The Home Depot Inc.||16|
|4. Costco Wholesale Corp.||14|
|5. Lowe's Cos. Inc.||36|
|6. Ascena Retail Group||89|
|7. LuLuLemon Athletica Inc.||112|
|8. Macy's Inc.||8|
|10. Nordstrom Inc.||24|
Source: Internet Retailer 2014 Top 500 Guide® | *Major Retail Chain = Online sales in 2013 exceeding $250 million.
Sales Figures2013 web sales of the 500 largest U.S. e-retailers
Thorough Analysis263 total metrics per profiled e-retailer: financial, operations, performance and others
Comprehensive ScopeFeature articles spotlight all Top 500 trends
Industry Contacts2,272 online retailing executives