Top 5 Retail Companies in India 2021

People love to shop. Its their favouirte activity. Items offered by retailers can be clothes, joys, kitchen items, electrical appliances, small appliances, foodstuffs and drugs, and a broad range of services, including renting machinery and equipment.

Normally retail companies market their goods and services in department stores, warehouses, convenience stores or supermarkets. But many sellers market their products online frequently through blogs, internet pages, and smartphone apps.

Top Retailing Companies in India

1. Reliance retail limited

Reliance Retail grew to be the primary retailer in India to pass the Rs 1,00,000 crore turnover milestone. Reliance Retail also passed the 10,000 store count milestone.

The biggest retail company is involved in the business of retailing products and services over five key consumption baskets:

  • Fashion and Lifestyle,
  • Consumer Electronics,
  • Grocery
  • Petro Retail and
  • Connectivity.

Established appearance across key consumption baskets and contains a leadership position in food, consumer electronics and fashion retailing. Reliance Retail operates the most comprehensive store network in the country. It is first among the top retail company in India.

  • Revenue: ₹1,30,566 cr
  • Retail Stores: 10,415
  • Employees: More Than 1 Lakh

2. Avenue Supermarkets Ltd.

DMart is a supermarket chain that strives to offer customers a broad range of basic home and personal products . Each DMart store produce home utility products – including food, beauty products,, toiletries garments, kitchenware, bed and bath linen, home appliances and more.

  • Revenue: ₹ 21,137 cr
  • Retail Stores: 176
  • Employees: 7,713

Mr Radhakishan Damani began DMart to discuss the growing needs of the Indian family.The first store was launched in Powai in 2002 and now DMart has a well-established presence in many locations across Maharashtra, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh,, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Chhattisgarh, NCR, Tamil Nadu, Punjab, and Rajasthan.

  • Market Cap:  144,023 Cr.
  • ROE: 17.45 %
  • Sales Growth (3Yrs): 32.58 %
  • Promoter holding: 79.73 %
  • Debt to equity: 0.13
  • Price to book value: 23.10

3. Trent Limited

Trent Ltd was established in the year 1998. The headquarters are located in Mumbai, Maharashtra. It is one of the top retail companies in India. It offers a range of apparel products for men, women, as well as kids. 

  • Revenue: ₹ 2,708 cr
  • Retail Stores: 264
  • Employees: 8009

The Company operates lifestyle chain Westside, a series of lifestyle retail stores; Star Bazaar, a hypermarket chain; Landmark, a book and music chain; and Fashion Yatra, a family fashion store.

  • Market Cap:  21,124 Cr.
  • ROE: 6.08 %
  • Sales Growth (3Yrs): 19.39 %
  • Debt to equity: 0.21
  • Promoter holding: 37.01 %
  • Price to book value: 9.06

4. V-Mart Retail Limited

V-Mart Retail Limited was consolidated as Varin Commercial Private Limited in the year 2002. The Company began its operations in the value-for-money retail segment by inaugurating its first retail store in Gujarat in the year 2003.

In 2006, the name changed to V Mart Retail Pvt. Limited, and then in 2008, the constitution was changed to make it a public limited entity and the name was altered to the present one. It is one of the top listed retail companies in India.

  • Revenue: Rs 1,674 Cr
  • Market Cap:  4,332 Cr.
  • ROE: 17.54 %
  • Sales Growth (3Yrs): 21.00 %
  • Debt to equity: 0.02
  • Promoter holding: 51.99 %
  • Price to book value: 10.64

5. Future retail limited

Future Retail operates India’s most popular retail chains and serve many customers in over 400 cities in each state of the country through digital platforms and over 2000 stores that cover over 16 million square feet of retail space.Future retail is known to be the second-largest top retail company in India . The company’s appearance through Big Bazaar hypermarkets and more lately through Foodhall gourmet stores, enables it to target the entire crosssection of consumers. It is one of the biggest listed retail companies in India.

  • Revenue: ₹ 22,225 cr
  • Retail Stores: 1511
  • Employees: 45,949

From live kitchens to international cuisine and home appliances , from exotic vegetables to a broader range of dairy products, learnings, skill sets and insights from Foodhall is making its way into Big Bazaar.

  • Market Cap:  17,847 Cr.
  • ROE: 21.34 %
  • Sales Growth (3Yrs): 47.70 %
  • Debt to equity: 1.16
  • Promoter holding: 49.51 %
  • Price to book value: 5.41

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