Top Grocery Retailers

 

 Size determined by market value and assets

 Europe:  millions of euros €, UK pounds £

sources: Carrefour Tesco Metro
   Carrefour  #2  -fiscal year-net sales--ebitda--net profit--total assets-
      Dec 2012  2012 IFRS5     76,789    3,688      1,316  
      Dec 2011  2011 IFRS5     76,067    3,748         404       43,930
      Dec 2011       2011     81,271    3,883         404       43,930
     3127 stores       2010     81,511    4,377         433       53,650
     Tesco    #3  -fiscal year  -net sales--ebitda--net profit--total assets-
    Feb 23, 2013        2012     72,363    3,869        120       50,129
    Feb 27, 2012        2011     72,035    4,446      2,948       51,493
     6700 stores        2010     67,074    3,641      2,761       50,781
     Metro AG   #4 -fiscal year-net sales--ebitda-net profit--total assets-
    Dec 31, 2012       2012     66,739    3,014       101       34,766
    Dec 31, 2011       2011     65,926    3,429       741       33,987
     2243 stores       2010     67,258    2,211       936       35,067
 notes: 2012 44.6% of Carrefour sales come from France


United States:  millions of American dollars US$

sources: Wal-Mart Kroger Costco
  WalMart #1- -fiscal year--net sales--ebitda--net profit--total assets-
   Jan 31, 2013          2013     466,114   25,737      16,999      203,105
   Jan 31, 2012        2012     443,854   24,398      15,699      193,406
   Jan 31, 2011        2011     418,952   24,398      15,355      180,663
   Jan 31, 2010        2010     405,132   23,538      14,449      170,407
    Kroger  #5  ..-fiscal year--net sales--ebitda-net profit--total assets-
    Feb  2, 2013       2012     96,751    4,415     1,496       24,651
    Jan 28, 2012       2011     90,374    2,916       602       23,476
    Jan 29, 2011       2010     82,049    3,231     1,193       23,505
   Costco  #6..   -fiscal year--net sales--ebitda--net profit--total assets-
     Sept 2,'12        2012     99,137      na      1,709      27,140
    Aug 28, '11        2011     88,915    2,448      1,462      26,761
    Aug 29, '10        2010     77,946    2,085      1,303      23,815

 

Canada:  millions of Canadian dollars C$

sources: Loblaws Sobeys Metro
  Loblaw Co..#24  -fiscal year--net sales--ebitda--net profit--total assets-
      Dec 28, 2013        2013     31,600    2,149       630       20,759
      Dec 29, 2012        2012     30,960    1,973       650       17,961
      Dec 31, 2011        2011     30,703    1,384       769       17,428
        Jan 1, 2011        2010     30,315    1,347       681       16,841
         Sobeys         -fiscal year--net sales--ebitda--net profit--total assets-
       May 3, 2014        2014     20,987.8     717.9      121.8     12,238.0
       May 4, 2013        2013     17,391.0     859.5      339.9       7,140.1
       May 5, 2012          2012     16,044.6     801.8      304.1       6,913.1
       May 7, 2011         2011     15,756.3     793.6      297.3       6,518.6
        Metro Inc       -fiscal year--net sales--ebitda--net profit--total assets-
     Sept 28, 2013        2013     11,402.8     781.2      478.4       5,061.5
     Sept 29, 2012        2012     12,010.8     894.3      489.3       5,150.4
     Sept 24, 2011        2011     11,430.6     773.4      386.3       4,958.8
     Sept 25, 2010        2010     11,342.9     787.0      391.8       4,796.9

Canada notes: same-store sales growth for most recent fiscal period: Loblaws +1.1% (vs -0.2%), Sobeys +1.3% (vs +1.4%), Metro +1.2%

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