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Profiles of 50 major appliance retailers worldwide



This report ranks 50 appliance retailers selected according to their volume of sales and/or their geographical area. The total turnover of the analysed companies is worth around USD 980 billion, including around 7% major white appliances. The analysed appliances companies are headquartered in the following countries: Australia, Brasil, Chile, China, India, France, Germany, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Swiss, United Kingdom, USA. The first chapter gives basic data on the 50 appliance retailers which are summarized in table format: top 50 retailers by total turnover, by white appliance turnover, by country and category, by number of stores, by total sales area, by average turnover per outlet, by average turnover per square meter, by number of employees, by turnover per employee, by total display area. Company profiles are available for each of the 50 appliance retailers, with information on company background, number of employees, number of stores, estimated total surface, total company revenue, white appliances revenue, revenue per store, revenue per square meter, key contact and where available economic data. Each profile contains the full company address and addresses of branches, including telephone, fax, website, email, Stock symbol (where appropriate), CEO and/or Chairman. Data source: Elaboration of Company data such as annual reports and online documentation.

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  • Aurelio Volpe & Mariano Peluso, 2007. "Profiles of 50 major appliance retailers worldwide," CSIL reports AP19, CSIL Centre for Industrial Studies.
  • Handle: RePEc:mst:csilre:ap19

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    JEL classification:

    • L22 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Firm Organization and Market Structure
    • L68 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Manufacturing - - - Appliances; Furniture; Other Consumer Durables
    • L81 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Services - - - Retail and Wholesale Trade; e-Commerce


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