List of department stores by country

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This is a list of department stores. In the case of department store groups the location of the flagship store is given. This list does not include large specialist stores, which sometimes resemble department stores.


Africa[edit]

Tunisia[edit]

Morocco[edit]

  • Galeries Lafayette

Ghana[edit]

Kenya[edit]

Nigeria[edit]

South Africa[edit]

Tanzania[edit]

Zimbabwe[edit]

North America[edit]

Canada[edit]

Currently trading:

Defunct:

  • Adilman's Department Store - Saskatoon, SK (1921–1974)
  • Ayre and Sons - Newfoundland-based department store chain. Once operated as many as 80 stores coast-to-coast (1859–1991).
  • Biway - Discount store based in Ontario, defunct 2001.
  • Big Lots Canada - Overstock/closeout merchandise
  • The Bon Marché - Independent discount variety store in St. John's, Nfld. (1919–1971).
  • Bretton's - High-end department store 1985-1996.
  • Caban- Club Monaco's Home Store, 2000–2006
  • Eaton's - Went bankrupt in 1999, and acquired by Sears Canada. Defunct in 2002. As with the closure of Woodward's a decade earlier (see below), the vacancies left by Eaton's stores sparked a number of major shopping mall renovations and reconfigurations across the country.
  • Freimans - Longtime Ottawa retailer, acquired by the Bay in 1972.
  • Horizon - Discount department store operated by Eaton's, 1967-1978.
  • Kmart Canada - Discount department store, usually in the suburbs, created by S.S. Kresge – sold Canadian stores to Hudson's Bay Company in 1997. Many of these stores closed outright; the few that remained were converted to HBC's Zellers banner.
  • LW Stores - Furniture, hardware, home, grocery, health & beauty, clothing liquidation retailer
  • Laroque's Department Store - 169-177 Rideau Street, Ottawa, Ontario. Originally constructed in 1923 to cater to the Francophone community of Lowertown. William Noffke made additions to the space in 1930. - Closed circa 1970-1971 - Now The Mercury Court Building, housing offices of Barry Padolsky Associates Inc. and shops. Barry Padolsky Associates Inc. renovated and expanded the space from 1989 to 1993. Features include a Mercury weathervane by the American sculptor, W. H. Mullen, which was rescued from the Sun Life Building, demolished in 1949. The building was included amongst other architecturally interesting and historically significant buildings in Doors Open Ottawa, held June 2 and 3, 2012.[1]
  • Marks & Spencer - British retailer's Canadian stores first opened 1973 and closed 1999
  • Miracle Mart - Discount department store operated by Steinberg's, defunct 1992. Some outlets of the spinoff grocery chain, Miracle Food Mart, were acquired by Dominion Stores.
  • Morgan's - Merged with Hudson's Bay Company.
  • Murphy-Gamble - Ottawa store, acquired by Simpson's.
  • Ogilvy's (Charles Ogilvy Limited) - Ottawa-area chain, merged with Robinson's in the 1980s, defunct 1990s.
  • Peoples - (1914–1995) discount store closed at the same time as its parent company Wise Stores. Not to be confused with the Canadian jewelry store chain.
  • Prange & Prangeway - H. C. Prange Co. Opened in 1911. The chain was reported to have gone bankrupt in the autumn of 1995.
  • S&R Department Store - Discount store in Kingston (1959–2009)[2] and Belleville.
  • SAAN Stores - Discount stores (1947–2008). Most of chain's locations and SAAN name bought on asset basis by the Bargain! Shop.
  • Sam's Club - opened 2005 and expanded to 6 locations; closed 2009
  • Sayvette - Discount department store, defunct 1970s.
  • Sentry - Ontario chain of retail department stores, various locations from Sarnia to Kingston, co-founded 1961[3] by Samuel Joseph Lipson (August 15, 1911 – November 12, 2006).[4] A discount department store with the slogan "Sentry – Guards your dollar",[5] this small regional chain closed in the early 1980s.[6]
  • Shop-Rite - Catalogue store operated by Hudson's Bay Company in 1970s-1992.
  • Simpson's - Acquired by the Hudson's Bay Company and closed 1991; name now owned by Sears Canada since 2001
  • Simpsons-Sears Limited - Renamed Sears Canada Inc. 1952-1984
  • Spencer's - Western Canada, bought by Eaton's.
  • S.S. Kresge - Smaller, downtown locations.
  • Target - Newfoundland discount variety store chain (1981–1995) - never related to American company.
  • Towers Department Stores/BoniMart - Sold to Zellers in 1990.
  • Wise Stores - Similar to Hart Stores.
  • Woodward's - Western Canada, defunct 1993. most stores converted to Zellers and The Bay. Its closure sparked a wave of major renovations and reconfigurations in malls across Canada between 1993 and the early 2000s.
  • Woolco - Discount department store, usually in the suburbs, acquired by Wal-Mart in 1994.
  • Woolworth's - Closed Canadian stores in 1994, though some became Woolco (such as the Whitehorse outlet). Others that did not close outright were reconfigured and rebranded as The Bargain! Shop.
  • Yaohan - single location in Vancouver in late 1990s
  • Zellers - Three stores of the retail chain remain in Ontario as of 2014. Target Canada bought many locations in 2011 and converted them into Target stores. Other locations were closed outright, with some being taken over by Wal-Mart.

El Salvador[edit]

  • Carrion - A department store chain in El Salvador
  • Sears
  • Sanborns - An exclusive department store chain
  • Siman - A department store chain in El Salvador

Mexico[edit]

Puerto Rico[edit]

Currently trading:

Future department Store in P.R:

United States[edit]

South America[edit]

Argentina[edit]

Currently trading:

Defunct:

  • Harrods
  • [en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Almacenes Tía|Casa Tía]

Bolivia[edit]

Brazil[edit]

Currently trading:

Defunct:

  • Mappin
  • Mesbla
  • Sandiz
  • Sears

Chile[edit]

Currently trading:

  • Almacenes París - Belongs to the Cencosud Group.
  • Corona - 27 stores in 23 different cities of Chile and 1 Outlet Center in Santiago.
  • Falabella - The oldest department store in Chile, also is the biggest retailer in Chile.
  • Johnson's - Solds to the Cencosud Group in October 2011.
  • Jumbo - Supermarket chain, belongs to the Cencosud Group.
  • La Polar
  • Líder - Supermarket chain, belongs to the D&S Company, a Walmart joint venture.
  • Ripley
  • Hites

Defunct:

  • Gala Sears - Closed because of an economical recession in 1983.
  • Guendelman - Closed because of an economical recession in 1999.
  • J. C. Penney - 6 stores in Santiago area. Closed because of poor sales in 1999. Converted to Almacenes París and Casa&Ideas stores.
  • Los Gobelinos - Closed because of an economic recession in 1978.
  • Muricy - 3 stores: 1 in Las Condes area, 1 in Providencia area and 1 in Mall Plaza Vespucio. Closed because of poor sales in 1991. Converted to Almacenes París in 1992.

Colombia[edit]

  • Falabella - Chilean company. Opened first store in Colombia end 2006.
  • Brissas [7]
  • Flamingo
  • La Polar
  • Casa Tía
  • Alkosto - 9 stores countrywide, with 4 stores in Bogota, 1 each in Cali, Narino, Pereira, Villavicencio, and Yopal [8]
  • Makro

Defunct:

Ecuador[edit]

  • Almacenes De Prati - De Prati is a department store and retail business dedicated to offering products such as clothing, shoes, accessories, cosmetics, and home.
  • ETA Fashion - Clothing store, it sales national and international brands.
  • Casa TOSI - Clothing and home products store.

Peru[edit]

Currently trading:

Defunct:

  • Hogar - Broken up in 1996.
  • Saga - Sold to Falabella (Chile) and rebranded as Saga Falabella in 1995.
  • Sears - Sold to and rebranded as Saga in the late 80s.

Coming soon:

Supermarkets and discount stores

Asia[edit]

Bangladesh[edit]

  • Aarong
  • Meena Bazaar ([1])
  • Agora
  • Swapno
  • Smak Fashion

China[edit]

Defunct:

  • Seiyu - sold to Beijing Hualian Group
  • Yaohan
  • Wing On - After civil war in 1949, the store's business moved outside China to Hong Kong, its properties and asset in China were nationalized under Communist system.

Hong Kong[edit]

Currently trading:

Defunct:

India[edit]

Hypercity

Foreign Retail Brand

Coming Up

Indonesia[edit]

  • Alun Alun Indonesia - Jakarta (Grand Indonesia, Central Park, Soekarno Hatta Departure terminal), Bali Collection Nusa Dua
  • Centro Department Store - Jakarta (3 stores), Bali, Yogyakarta
  • Debenhams - Jakarta, Tangerang
  • Daiso - Jakarta (6 stores) Bandung
  • Galeri Keris - Jakarta (3 stores)
  • Java Department Store - Jakarta (3 stores), Makassar, Palembang
  • JM Department Store - Palembang (4 stores)
  • Informa Home Center - nationwide (35 stores)
  • Lima Cahaya - Banjarmasin (2 stores)
  • Lotte Department Store - Jakarta
  • Marks & Spencer - Jakarta (8 stores), Bandung, Surabaya, Bali (2 stores), Medan
  • Matahari (department store) - nationwide (84 stores)
  • Metro - Jakarta (3 stores), Bandung, Surabaya, Makassar
  • Rimo - Jakarta, Tangerang, Bogor, Bandung, Manado
  • Pasaraya Grande - Jakarta (2 stores)
  • Ramayana - nationwide (104 stores)
  • Star Department Store - Jakarta, Tangerang
  • Sogo - Jakarta (4 stores), Tangerang, Surabaya, Bali, Medan
  • Surya - Papua
  • Suzuya - Medan, Pematang Siantar, Rantau Prapat, Padang, Pekanbaru, Kampung Baru, Binjai
  • Sarinah - Jakarta
  • Seibu Department Stores - Jakarta
  • The Grand Palace Department Store - Grand City Mall Surabaya, East Java
  • Yogya Department Store - Jakarta, West Java, Central Java (Majenang)

Iran[edit]

Israel[edit]

Defunct:

  • Castro
  • Honigman
  • ONOT
  • TNT
  • Renuar
  • FOX
  • Golf
  • H&O

Japan[edit]

Macau[edit]

Defunct:

Malaysia[edit]

Currently trading:

Defunct:

Pakistan[edit]

Philippines[edit]

  • Adora
  • CSI
  • Centro
  • Crossings
  • Debenhams
  • Ever Gotesco
  • E-Mall
  • Fair Mart/Plaza Fair
  • Fit Mart
  • Gaisano
  • Isetann
  • Landmark
  • Marks & Spencer
  • KCC
  • LCC
  • Lopue's
  • Lee Plaza
  • Magic
  • Manels
  • Mart One
  • NCCC
  • PhilRegalo
  • Robertson
  • Robinsons
  • Rustans/Store Specialists,Inc.
  • Sta.Lucia East
  • SM
  • Tiongsan
  • White Gold
  • 7 11

Saudi Arabia[edit]

Singapore[edit]

Currently trading:

Defunct:

  • Daimaru - Branches now closed in Singapore.
  • Lane Crawford - Branches now closed in Singapore.
  • Sogo - Branches now closed in Singapore.
  • Tokyu - Branches now closed in Singapore.
  • Yaohan - Branches now closed in Singapore.
  • Yosoko - Bankrupt.

South Korea[edit]

Defunct:

Taiwan[edit]

Currently trading:

Thailand[edit]

Currently trading:

Defunct:

United Arab Emirates[edit]

Vietnam[edit]

Lebanon[edit]

Europe[edit]

Austria[edit]

Azerbaijan[edit]

Belgium[edit]

Defunct:

Czech Republic[edit]

Cyprus[edit]

Denmark[edit]

Currently trading:

Bruns Galleri Fields

Defunct:

Estonia[edit]

Finland[edit]

Currently trading:

Defunct:

  • Pukeva

France[edit]

Defunct:

Germany[edit]

Currently trading:

  • Breuninger - 10 luxury department stores with head office in Stuttgart.
  • Galeries Lafayette Berlin - Berlin branch of the French department store.
  • Hema - Dutch group operating 6 department stores in Germany.
  • KaDeWe - Located in Berlin, part of Karstadt.
  • Karstadt - The leading German department store group.
  • Galeria Kaufhof - subsidiary of the Metro group.
  • Mitsukoshi
  • Müller - Not really a department store, more a large chemists that sells several additional goods such as housewares, multi-media, toys.
  • Woolworth - German branch of the Woolworth group, independent from the international Woolworth group, now German owned by the Tengelmann Group.

Defunct:

Greece[edit]

Currently trading:

  • Fokas Department Stores - The leading group of Department Stores in Greece
  • Hondos Center - mainly cosmetics
  • Attica Department Stores
  • Golden Hall
  • Mall of Athens
  • Notos Galleries

Hungary[edit]

Iceland[edit]

Ireland[edit]

Currently trading:

Defunct:

Italy[edit]

Defunct:

  • Standa - Acquired by Gruppo Coin.

Latvia[edit]

Lithuania[edit]

  • Gedimino 9
  • Europa
  • CUP
  • Akropolis
  • Ozas
  • Panorama
  • Maxima
  • IKI

Luxembourg[edit]

  • Monopol

Netherlands[edit]

Currently Trading:

Defunct:

Norway[edit]

Poland[edit]

Portugal[edit]

Currently trading:

Defunct:

  • Grandella (Lisbon)
  • Grandes Armazens do Chiado (Lisbon and branches)
  • Marks & Spencer

Romania[edit]

Russia[edit]

Serbia[edit]

Slovakia[edit]

Slovenia[edit]

Spain[edit]

Currently trading:

Defunct:

  • Almacenes Madrid-París
  • Almacenes Botas (Oviedo and Gijón)
  • Almacenes Al Pelayo (Oviedo)
  • Sears - Taken over by Galerías Preciados in 1983.
  • Galerías Preciados - Taken over by El Corte Inglés in 1996.
  • Almacenes Arias - Closed in 1997.
  • Almacenes Simeón - Closed in 1987.
  • Marks & Spencer - Closed in 1996.
  • SEPU - The Australian owners closed the remaining four branches in 2002.

Sweden[edit]

Currently trading:

Defunct:

Switzerland[edit]

  • Coop City
  • Globus (Zürich)
  • Jelmoli (Zürich)
  • Loeb (Swiss department store) (Bern and branches)
  • Manor (Basel and branches), used to operate under different brands like Nordmann, Vilan, Rheinbrücke, Placette and Innovazione
  • Migros, the largest supermarket chain, but acting as a department store in different shopping centers

Defunct:

  • ABM (Au Bon Marché) - discount chain, was a part of the Globus group, closed 2001. Some shops were converted to C&A stores
  • EPA (Einheitspreis AG) - discount chain, closed 2005, most stores converted to Coop City or closed down

United Kingdom[edit]

Turkey[edit]

  • YKM (YeniKaraMürsel)
  • Harvey Nichols (Luxury Shopping)
  • Debenhams
  • Marks and Spencer
  • Brandroom (Luxury Shopping)
  • Migros
  • Kipa
  • Tansas
  • Cagdas
  • Metro
  • Koctas
  • LerroyMerlin
  • taylanspor

Oceania[edit]

Australia[edit]

Discount Department Stores:

Defunct:

  • Aherns
  • Grace Bros. Now Myer
  • Georges store
  • Daimaru
  • Figgins Diorama
  • Buckley & Nunn
  • Waltons
  • Fosseys
  • Ball & Welch (Melbourne)
  • Foy & Gibson (Melbourne)
  • Gowings
  • Hick Atkinson (Melbourne)
  • John Martins
  • McWhirters
  • The Mutual Store (Melbourne)
  • Treadways
  • McDonnell & East
  • Mantons
  • Mark Foys
  • Charles Moore (Perth)
  • Anthony Hordern
  • Snows
  • Farmers
  • Venture
  • Boans (Perth)
  • Cox Bros Economic (Perth)

New Zealand[edit]

Currently trading:

Discount Department Stores:

Defunct:

  • D.I.C.
  • DEKA
  • George Courts
  • John Courts
  • Mackenzies

See also[edit]

References[edit]