Wayfair Among Fastest-Growing Retailers on Stores List
August 4, 2014,
WASHINGTON-Online home retailer Wayfair finished number two on Stores magazine's 2014 list of the nation's fastest-growing retailers.
The company's sales for 2013, which totaled $915 million, were 52.5 percent ahead of its sales for 2012, according to the list compiled by the magazine, which is a publication of the National Retail Federation. Finishing fourth on the list is Conn's, whose 2013 sales rose 39.2 percent to $904 million. Amazon's 2013 sales, which increased 27.2 percent to $44 billion, placed it 10th on the list.
Number one on the list is the grocery retailer Albertsons, with $19.5 billion in 2013 sales or 432.7 percent above sales for 2012.
The list was prepared for the magazine by consulting firm Kantar Retail.
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