US Retail Industry Publicly Traded Company List and Symbols

Directory of Apparel, Department, Grocery, Discount, & Other Retail Stores

Reprinted with permission from Microsoft Office

The U.S. retail industry consists of both publicly traded and privately owned retail companies. Most of the largest multi-store retail chains in the U.S. are publicly traded, and their shares are sold through the New York Stock Exchange or NASDAQ. The most recent U.S. retail chains to become publicly traded are Vitamin Shoppe, rue 21, and Dollar General.

This is a complete list of publicly traded companies in the U.S. retail industry and their stock symbols, arranged according to the type of merchandise sold.

Drug Stores

China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd. 

[NPD]

CVS Caremark Corporation 

[CVS]

Omnicare, Inc. 

[OCR]

PharMerica Corporation 

[PMC]

Rite Aid Corporation 

[RAD]

Walgreen Co. 

[WAG]

Electronics Stores

Best Buy Co., Inc. 
[BBY]

Conn's, Inc. 
[CONN]

GameStop Corp. 
[GME]

Handleman Company 
[HDLM.PK]

hhgregg, Inc. 
[HGG]

RadioShack Corporation 
[RSH]

REX Stores Corporation 
[RSC]

SearchHelp, Inc. 
[SHLP.OB]

Tweeter Home Entertainment Group, Inc. 
[TWTRQ.PK]

Wireless Age Communications, Inc. 
[WLSA.OB]

Grocery Stores

Blue Square - Israel Ltd. 

[BSI]

Casey's General Stores, Inc. 

[CASY]

Diedrich Coffee, Inc. 
[DDRX]

DineWise, Inc. 
[DWIS.PK]

Ruddick Corporation 
[RDK]

Safeway Inc. 
[SWY]

SUPERVALU INC. 
[SVU]

Susser Holdings Corporation 
[SUSS]

Tesco PLC 
[TSCDY.PK]

The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc. 
[GAP]

The Kroger Co. 
[KR]

The Pantry, Inc. 
[PTRY]

The Penn Traffic Company 
[PTFC.PK]

Village Super Market, Inc. 
[VLGEA]

Weis Markets, Inc. 
[WMK]

Whole Foods Market, Inc. 
[WFMI]

Home Furnishings Stores:

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc.
[BBBY]

Bestway, Inc. 
[BSWY.PK]

Design Within Reach, Inc.
(DWRI)

Haverty Furniture Companies, Inc.
[HVT]

Jennifer Convertibles, Inc. 
[JEN]

Kirkland's, Inc. 
[KIRK]

Laura Ashley Holdings plc 
[LARAF.PK]

Pier 1 Imports, Inc. 
[PIR]

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. 
[WSM]

Home Improvement Stores

Builders FirstSource, Inc.
[BLDR]

Building Materials Holding Corporation
[BLGM.OB]

Calloway's Nursery, Inc. 
[CLWY.PK]

Huttig Building Products, Inc.
[HBPI.PK]

IWT Tesoro Corporation 
[IWTT.PK]

Kingfisher plc 
[KGFHY.PK]

Lowe's Companies, Inc. 
[LOW]

Lumber Liquidators, Inc. 
[LL]

Margo Caribe, Inc. 
[MRGO.PK]

Moore-Handley, Inc. 
[MHCO.PK]

The Home Depot, Inc. 
[HD]

Jewelry Stores

Birks & Mayors Inc. 

[BMJ]

Blue Nile, Inc. 
[NILE]

DGSE Companies, Inc.
[DGC]

Elegant Illusions, Inc. 
[EILL.PK]

Finlay Enterprises, Inc. 
[FNLY.OB]

Signet Jewelers Limited 
[SIG]

Zale Corporation 
[ZLC]

Music and Video Stores

Blockbuster Inc.

[BBI]

Hastings Entertainment, Inc.
[HAST]

Movie Gallery, Inc. 
[MVGR.PK]

Netflix, Inc. 
[NFLX]

Trans World Entertainment Corporation 
[TWMC]

Specialty Retail

1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. 

[FLWS]

A.C. Moore Arts & Crafts, Inc. 
[ACMR]

Barnes & Noble, Inc. 
[BKS]

Books-A-Million, Inc. 
[BAMM]

Borders Group, Inc. 
[BGP]

Coldwater Creek, Inc. 
[CWTR]

Emerging Vision, Inc. 
[ISEE.OB]

Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. 
[FGP]

FragranceNet.com, Inc. 
[FGNT.PK]

Gallery of History, Inc. 
[HIST]

Gander Mountain Company 
[GMTN]

Geerlings & Wade, Inc. 
[GEER.PK]

Hancock Fabrics, Inc. 
[HKFI.PK]

Hutchison Whampoa Limited 
[HUWHY.PK]

Inergy Holdings, L.P. 
[NRGP]

Inergy, L.P. 
[NRGY]

iParty Corp. 
[IPT]

Jo-Ann Stores, Inc. 
[JAS]

Luxottica Group S.p.A. 
[LUX]

MarineMax, Inc. 
[HZO]

Medifast, Inc. 
[MED]

Midas, Inc. 
[MDS]

Office Depot, Inc. 
[ODP]

Perfumania Holdings, Inc. 
[PERF]

PetSmart, Inc. 
[PETM]

Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. 
[SBH]

Sotheby's 
[BID]

Speaking Roses Inc. 
[SRII.PK]

Staples, Inc. 
[SPLS]

Star Gas Partners, L.P. 
[SGU]

Suburban Propane Partners, L.P. 
[SPH]

Titan Machinery Inc. 
[TITN]

Tractor Supply Company 
[TSCO]

TravelCenters of America LLC 
[TA]

Vertical Branding, Inc. 
[VBDG.OB]

West Marine, Inc. 
[WMAR]

Sporting Goods Stores

Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation 

[BGFV]

Cabela's Incorporated 
[CAB]

Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. 
[DKS]

Dover Saddlery, Inc. 
[DOVR]

Dreams, Inc. 
[DRJ]

Golfsmith International Holdings, Inc. 
[GOLF]

Hibbett Sports, Inc. 
[HIBB]

Sport Chalet, Inc. 
[SPCHA]

Toy and Hobby Stores

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc.

[BBW]

What follows is a complete list of publicly traded multi-store retail chains in the U.S. retail industry, along with their stock exchange symbols, arranged alphabetically according to the company name. Click the linked stock symbol to get real-time stock quotes for each company.

Publicly Traded Multi-Store Chains in the U.S. Retail Industry:

1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. 
[FLWS]

99 Cents Only Stores 
[NDN]

Abercrombie & Fitch Co.
[ANF]

A.C. Moore Arts & Crafts, Inc. 
[ACMR]

Acorn International, Inc. 
[ATV]

Advance Auto Parts, Inc. 
[AAP]

Amazon.com, Inc. 
[AMZN]

Aeropostale, Inc.
[ARO]

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc.
[AEO]

America's Car-Mart, Inc. 
[CRMT]

Ann Taylor Stores Corporation 
[ANN]

ARI Network Services, Inc. 
[ARIS.OB]

Ark Restaurants Corp. 
[ARKR]

Asbury Automotive Group, Inc.
[ABG]

AutoNation, Inc. 
[AN]

AutoZone, Inc. 
[AZO]

Bakers Footwear Group, Inc. 
[BKRS]

Barnes & Noble, Inc. 
[BKS]

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc.
[BBBY]

Benetton Group S.p.A. 
[BNGPY.PK]

Benihana Inc. 
[BNHN]

Best Buy Co., Inc. 
[BBY]

Bestway, Inc. 
[BSWY.PK]

Bidz.com, Inc. 
[BIDZ]

Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation 
[BGFV]

Big Lots, Inc. 
[BIG]

Birks & Mayors Inc. 
[BMJ]

BJ's Restaurants, Inc. 
[BJRI]

BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc.
[BJ]
Bluefly, Inc. 
[BFLY]

Blockbuster Inc. 
[BBI]

Blue Holdings, Inc. 
[BLHI.PK]

Blue Nile, Inc. 
[NILE]

Bob Evans Farms, Inc. 
[BOBE]

Books-A-Million, Inc. 
[BAMM]

Borders Group, Inc. 
[BGP]

Bowlin Travel Centers, Inc. 
[BWTL.PK]

Brazil Fast Food Corp. 
[BOBS.OB]

Brinker International, Inc.
[EAT]

Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. 
[BWLD]

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc.
[BBW]

Builders FirstSource, Inc.
[BLDR]

Building Materials Holding Corporation
[BLGM.OB]

Blue Square - Israel Ltd. 
[BSI]

Burger King Holdings, Inc. 
[BKC]

Cabela's Incorporated 
[CAB]

Cache, Inc. 
[CACH]

California Pizza Kitchen, Inc. 
[CPKI]

Calloway's Nursery, Inc. 
[CLWY.PK]

CarMax, Inc. 
[KMX]

Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. 
[TAST]

Casey's General Stores, Inc. 
[CASY]

Casual Male Retail Group, Inc. 
[CMRG]

CEC Entertainment, Inc. 
[CEC]

Charlotte Russe Holding, Inc. 
[CHIC]

Charming Shoppes, Inc.
[CHRS]

Chico's FAS, Inc. 
[CHS]

China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd. 
NPD]

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc.
[CMG]

Christopher & Banks Corporation 
[CBK]

Citi Trends, Inc. 
[CTRN]

CKE Restaurants, Inc. 
[CKR]

Coldwater Creek, Inc. 
[CWTR]

Collective Brands, Inc. 
[PSS]

Conn's, Inc. 
[CONN]

Copart, Inc. 
[CPRT]

Cost Plus, Inc. 
[CPWM]

Costco Wholesale Corporation 
[COST]

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. 
[CBRL]

CVS Caremark Corporation 
[CVS]

Darden Restaurants, Inc. 
[DRI]

dELiA*s, Inc. 
[DLIA]

Denny's Corporation 
[DENN]

Design Within Reach, Inc.
(DWRI)

Destination Maternity Corporation 
[DEST]

DGSE Companies, Inc.
[DGC]

Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. 
[DKS]

Diedrich Coffee, Inc. 
[DDRX]

Dillard's, Inc.
[DDS]

DineEquity, Inc. 
[DIN]

DineWise, Inc. 
[DWIS.PK]

Dollar General
[DG]

Dollar Tree, Inc. 
[DLTR]

Domino's Pizza, Inc. 
[DPZ]

Dover Saddlery, Inc. 
[DOVR]

Dreams, Inc. 
[DRJ]

DSW Inc. 
[DSW]

Duckwall-ALCO Stores, Inc. 
[DUCK]

Eat At Joe's Ltd. 
[JOES.OB]

eBay Inc. 
EBAY]

Einstein Noah Restaurant Group, Inc. 
[BAGL]

Family Dollar Stores, Inc. 
[FDO]

Famous Dave's of America, Inc. 
DAVE]

Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. 
[FGP]

Finlay Enterprises, Inc. 
[FNLY.OB]

Flanigan's Enterprises, Inc. 
[BDL]

Foot Locker, Inc. 
[FL]

Fred's, Inc. 
[FRED]

Frisch's Restaurants, Inc. 
[FRS]

Gaiam, Inc. 
[GAIA]

Gallery of History, Inc. 
[HIST]

GameStop Corp. 
[GME]

Gander Mountain Company 
[GMTN]

Genesco Inc. 
[GCO]

Golfsmith International Holdings, Inc. 
[GOLF]

Good Times Restaurants Inc. 
[GTIM]

Granite City Food & Brewery Ltd.
[GCFB]

Group 1 Automotive, Inc. 
[GPI]

GSI Commerce, Inc. 
[GSIC]

Guess?, Inc. 
[GES]

Hancock Fabrics, Inc. 
[HKFI.PK]

Hastings Entertainment, Inc.
[HAST]

Haverty Furniture Companies, Inc.
[HVT]

hhgregg, Inc. 
[HGG]

Hibbett Sports, Inc. 
[HIBB]

Hot Topic, Inc. 
[HOTT]

HSN, Inc. 
[HSNI]

Hudson's Grill International, Inc. 
[HGII.PK]

Hutchison Whampoa Limited 
[HUWHY.PK]

Huttig Building Products, Inc.
[HBPI.PK]

IAC/InterActiveCorp 
[IACI]

IGIA, Inc.
[IGAI.PK]

Inergy Holdings, L.P. 
[NRGP]

Inergy, L.P. 
[NRGY]

Insight Enterprises, Inc. 
[NSIT]

iParty Corp. 
[IPT]

IWT Tesoro Corporation 
[IWTT.PK]

J. Alexander's Corporation 
[JAX]

J. Crew Group, Inc. 
[JCG]

Jack in the Box Inc. 
[JACK]

J. C. Penney Company, Inc. 
[JCP]

Jennifer Convertibles, Inc. 
[JEN]

Jo-Ann Stores, Inc. 
[JAS]

Jones Apparel Group, Inc. 
[JNY]

Jos. A. Bank Clothiers, Inc. 
[JOSB]

Kingfisher plc 
[KGFHY.PK]

Kirkland's, Inc. 
[KIRK]

Kohl's Corporation 
[KSS]

Kona Grill, Inc. 
[KONA]

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. 
[KKD]

Landry's Restaurants, Inc. 
[LNY]

LaSalle Brands Corporation 
[LSAL.PK]

Laura Ashley Holdings plc 
[LARAF.PK]

Liberty Interactive Group 
[LINTA]

Limited Brands, Inc. 
[LTD]

Liquidation World Inc. 
[LIQWF.PK]

Lithia Motors, Inc. 
[LAD]

LiveDeal, Inc. 
[LIVE]

Lowe's Companies, Inc. 
[LOW]

Luby's, Inc. 
[LUB]

Lumber Liquidators, Inc. 
[LL]

Luxottica Group S.p.A. 
[LUX]

Macy's, Inc. 
[M]

MarineMax, Inc. 
[HZO]

Marks and Spencer Group p.l.c. 
[MAKSY.PK]

McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurants, Inc. 
[MSSR]

McDonald's Corporation 
[MCD]

Medifast, Inc. 
[MED]

Mexican Restaurants, Inc. 
[CASA]

Midas, Inc. 
[MDS]

Mile Marker International, Inc. 
[MMRK.PK]

Morton's Restaurant Group, Inc. 
[MRT]

Nathan's Famous, Inc. 
[NATH]

Netflix, Inc. 
[NFLX]

New York & Company, Inc. 
[NWY]

Noble Roman's, Inc. 
[NROM.OB]

Nordstrom, Inc. 
[JWS]

O'Charley's Inc. 
CHUX]

Office Depot, Inc. 
[ODP]

Omnicare, Inc. 
[OCR]

O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. 
[ORLY]

Overstock.com, Inc.
[OSTK]

Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc. 
[PSUN]

Panera Bread Company 
[PNRA]

Papa John's International, Inc. 
[PZZA]

PC Connection, Inc. 
[PCCC]

Perfumania Holdings, Inc. 
[PERF]

PetSmart, Inc. 
[PETM]

P.F. Chang's China Bistro, Inc. 
[PFCB]

PharMerica Corporation 
[PMC]

Pier 1 Imports, Inc. 
[PIR]

Pizza Inn, Inc. 
[PZZI]

Ports Design Limited 
[PDESF.PK]

PriceSmart, Inc. 
[PSMT]

Rite Aid Corporation 

[RAD]

RadioShack Corporation 
[RSH]

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. 
[RRGB]

Retail Ventures, Inc. 
[RVI]

REX Stores Corporation 
[RSC]

Rick's Cabaret International, Inc. 
[RICK]

Ross Stores, Inc. 
[ROST]

Rubio's Restaurants, Inc. 
[RUBO]

Ruby Tuesday, Inc. 
[RT]

Ruddick Corporation 
[RDK]

Ruth's Hospitality Group, Inc. 
[RUTH]

S&K Famous Brands, Inc. 
[SKFBQ.PK]

Safeway Inc. 
[SWY]

Saks Incorporated 
[SKS]

Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. 
[SBH]

SearchHelp, Inc. 
[SHLP.OB]

Sears Holdings Corporation 
[SHLD]

Shoe Carnival, Inc. 
[SCVL]

Signet Jewelers Limited 
[SIG]

Sonic Corp. 
[SONC]

Sotheby's 
[BID]

Speaking Roses Inc. 
[SRII.PK]

Sport Chalet, Inc. 
[SPCHA]

Sport Supply Group, Inc. 
[RBI]

Stage Stores, Inc. 
[SSI]

Stamps.com Inc. 
[STMP]

Star Buffet, Inc.
[STRZ]

Starbucks Corporation 
[SBUX]

Staples, Inc. 
[SPLS]

Star Gas Partners, L.P. 
[SGU]

Steakhouse Partners, Inc. 
[STKPQ.PK]

Stein Mart, Inc. 
[SMRT]

Suburban Propane Partners, L.P. 
[SPH]

SUPERVALU INC. 
[SVU]

Susser Holdings Corporation 
[SUSS]

Syms Corp 
[SYMS]

Systemax Inc. 
[SYX]

Tesco PLC 
[TSCDY.PK]

Texas Roadhouse, Inc. 
[TXRH]

The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. 
[BONT]

The Buckle, Inc. 
[BKE]

The Cato Corporation 
[CTR]

The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated 
[CAKE]

The Children's Place Retail Stores, Inc. 
[PLCE]

The Dress Barn, Inc. 
[DBRN]

The Gap Inc. 
[GPS]

The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc. 
[GAP]

The Gymboree Corporation 
[GYMB]

The Home Depot, Inc. 
[HD]

The Finish Line, Inc. 
[FINL]

The Kroger Co. 
[KR]

The Major Automotive Companies, Inc. 
[MJRC.PK]

The Men's Wearhouse, Inc. 
[MW]

The Pantry, Inc. 
[PTRY]

The Penn Traffic Company 
[PTFC.PK]

The Pep Boys - Manny, Moe & Jack 
[PBY]

The Steak n Shake Company 
[SNS]

The Walking Company Holdings, Inc.
[WALK.PK]

The Wet Seal, Inc. 
[WTSLA]

Tim Hortons Inc. 
[THI]

Titan Machinery Inc. 
[TITN]

The TJX Companies, Inc. 
[TJX]

Tractor Supply Company 
[TSCO]

Trans World Entertainment Corporation 
[TWMC]

TravelCenters of America LLC 
[TA]

Tuesday Morning Corporation 
[TUES]

Tween Brands, Inc. 
[TWB]

Tweeter Home Entertainment Group, Inc. 
[TWTRQ.PK]

Universal Manufacturing Co. 
[UFMG.PK]

Urban Outfitters, Inc. 
[URBN]

U.S. Auto Parts Network, Inc. 
[PRTS]

uWink, Inc. 
[UWKI.PK]

ValueVision Media, Inc. 
[VVTV]

Vertical Branding, Inc. 
[VBDG.OB]

Village Super Market, Inc. 
[VLGEA]

Walgreen Co. 
[WAG]

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. 
[WMT]

Weis Markets, Inc. 
[WMK]

Wendy's/Arby's Group, Inc. 
[WEN]

West Marine, Inc. 
[WMAR]

Western Sizzlin Corporation 
[WEST]

Whole Foods Market, Inc. 
[WFMI]

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. 
[WSM]

Wireless Age Communications, Inc. 
[WLSA.OB]

YUM! Brands, Inc. 
[YUM]

Zale Corporation 
[ZLC]

Zumiez Inc. 
[ZUMZ]

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