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]

Marjane, Aswak Assalam are hypermarkets, as Label'Vie Carrefour; and Metro is a cash & carry

  • Alpha 55, one 6-story store in Casablanca
  • Galeries Lafayette, to open in 2011[1] within Morocco Mall, in Casablanca

 Ghana[edit]

 Kenya[edit]

  • Nakumatt
  • uchumi
  • Tuskys
  • Naivas
  • Chandarana
  • Eastleigh matterresses
  • Magunas
  • Ukwala
  • Maathai

 Nigeria[edit]

  • Shoprite
  • Mega Plaza
  • Park and Shop
  • Spar ( Spar UK)

 South Africa[edit]

 Tanzania[edit]

 Zimbabwe[edit]

America, North[edit]

 Canada[edit]

Currently trading:

Defunct:

  • Adilman's Department Store - Saskatoon, SK (1921–1974)
  • Andrew's
  • The Arcade - St. John's, Nfld.-based discount variety store chain (1938–1995).
  • Ayre and Sons - Newfoundland-based department store chain. Once operated as many as 80 stores coast-to-coast (1859–1991).
  • Bargain Harold's - A 135 location discount store chain based in Ontario with locations in Ontario, Manitoba and the Maritimes went bankrupt in 1992.
  • The Bargain Barn - Interior of B.C.'s and Kelowna's most famous second hand furniture store and a budding head shop (head shop started in spring 2005). Last owned by David Armstrong, originally from Vancouver (Killerbunny Digital 1988- ) and Tiffany Hein, its doors closed in September 2005 due to sickness and the company's full restructuring was almost completed. 1984-2005 in Kelowna, B.C.
  • 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
  • Corvette
  • Creaghan's - New Brunswick department store chain.
  • Creed's - founded 1916, defunct 1991, high-end family-owned retailer.
  • Dupuis Frères - Quebec-based chain, symbol of French-Canadian commerce and pride.
  • Eaton's - Went bankrupt in 1999, and acquired by Sears Canada. Defunct in 2002.
  • Fortin - In downtown Trois-Rivières, Quebec; bought by Dupuis Frères.
  • Freimans - Longtime Ottawa retailer, acquired by the Bay in 1972.
  • Greenberg - Merged with SAAN.
  • Horizon - Discount department store operated by Eaton's, 1967-1978.
  • Holman's - Chain of stores in Prince Edward Island. Closed in early 1990s.
  • 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.
  • La Compagnie Paquet - 6 stores in Quebec City area. Closed June 1981. Some stores acquired by The Bay.
  • 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.[2]
  • Lasalle - Discount department store.
  • Le Syndicat de Québec - Acquired by La Compagnie Paquet in 1974.
  • Letendre - On Saint Catherine Street East, Montreal; bought by CDS, then Eaton. The store closed after Eaton's expansion in the west. The building remains at the corner of Montcalm (NE).
  • The London, New York and Paris - St. John's, Nfld. department store chain (1916–1991).
  • Marks & Spencer - British retailer's Canadian stores first opened 1973 and closed 1999
  • Met Mart - Short-lived department store. Closed at the same time as Greenberg and Metropolitan Stores, some of the stores were turned into SAAN stores. Met Mart was named after its sister chain Metropolitan Stores.
  • Metropolitan Stores Ltd. - Sister chain of SAAN, stores later converted to the SAAN name.
  • 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 1980s, defunct 1990s.
  • Peoples - (1914–1995) discount store closed at the same time as its parent company Wise Stores.
  • Prange & Prangeway - H. C. Prange Co. Opened in 1911. The chain was reported to have gone bankrupt in the autumn of 1995.
  • Plazamart - On St-Hubert Street in Montreal.
  • Pollack - In Quebec City area and Trois-Rivières - bankrupted in 1978.
  • Pryce Jones - Calgary branch of United Kingdom mail-order company, operated 1911 to 1916.
  • The Right House - Higher-end department stores, last store closed in the 1990s.
  • Robinson's - Southern Ontario chain, merged with Ogilvy's in 1980s, acquired by Hudson's Bay Company in 1990s.
  • Royal Stores - Newfoundland department store chain (1895–1977).
  • S&R Department Store - Discount store in Kingston (1959–2009)[3] 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[4] by Samuel Joseph Lipson (August 15, 1911–November 12, 2006).[5] A discount department store with the slogan "Sentry – Guards your dollar",[6] this small regional chain closed in the early 1980s.[7]
  • 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.
  • Walker's - Guelph, with stores in Galt and Kitchener, Ontario.
  • Wise Stores - Similar to Hart Stores.
  • Wizmart - Discount liquidation store created by Wise Stores
  • Wood Brothers - Halifax department store chain.
  • Woodward's - Western Canada, defunct 1993. most stores converted to Zellers and The Bay.
  • Woodwynn - Junior department store owned by Woodward's, defunct 1993.
  • Woolco - Discount department store, usually in the suburbs, acquired by Wal-Mart in 1994.
  • F. W. Woolworth Company - Closed Canadian stores in 1994, though some became Woolco (such as the Whitehorse outlet).
  • Yaohan - single location in Vancouver in late 1990s
  • Zellers - Three stores of the retail chain remain, most sold to Target Canada around 2011

 El Salvador[edit]

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

 Guatemala[edit]

  • Siman - Salvadoran department store. Biggest department store in Guatemala.
  • Cemaco - A department store chain in Guatemala

 Mexico[edit]

 Panama[edit]

  • Alli's
  • Collin's
  • Conway
  • Dante
  • Do it Center
  • Dorian's
  • El Machetazo
  • El Titan
  • Felix B. Maduro
  • La Onda
  • Poll Mart
  • Sacks
  • Saray
  • Steven's
  • Via Vai

 Puerto Rico[edit]

Currently trading:

Future department Store in P.R:

Defunct:

  • Almacenes Velasco
  • Bargain Town
  • Gonzalez Padin
  • La New York Department Stores

 United States[edit]

America, South[edit]

 Argentina[edit]

Currently trading:

  • Falabella
  • Castellanas
  • Tiendas Balbi
  • Tienda Los Gallegos
  • Tiendas Vesta
  • Coppel
  • Authogar

Defunct:

 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]

  • Caravana
  • EXITO - Medellin-based department store.
  • Falabella - Chilean company. Opened first store in Colombia end 2006.
  • Flamingo
  • La Polar
  • Ley
  • Casa Tía
  • Homecenter
  • Alkosto - 9 stores countrywide, with 4 stores in Bogota, 1 each in Cali, Narino, Pereira, Villavicencio, and Yopal [8]
  • Makro
  • Olímpica
  • easy cencosud.chilean origins company; opened the first store in 2008.at the present day, it count with five stores in the country.

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 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
  • 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]

  • New Yaohan

Defunct:

 Malaysia[edit]

Currently trading:

Defunct:

 Pakistan[edit]

  • Metro cash and carry
  • Next
  • Debenhams
  • Hyperstar (Carrefour)
  • Farid's
  • Chase up
  • Souk Super Market Bosan Road Multan
  • Anwaar Textile & Fabrics Faisalabad.
 Metro Shoes(Pvt)Ltd.

 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:

  • Ahrens - A department store in Marburg.
  • Alsterhaus - A department store in Hamburg, belonging to the Karstadt group.
  • Breuninger - 10 luxury department stores with head office in Stuttgart.
  • Carsch Haus - A department store in Düsseldorf belonging to the Kaufhof group.
  • 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
  • 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]

 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

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)
  • The Mutual Store (Melbourne)
  • Treadways
  • McDonnell & East
  • Mantons
  • Charles Moore
  • Anthony Hordern
  • Snows
  • Farmers
  • Venture
  • Boans

 New Zealand[edit]

Currently trading:

Discount Department Stores:

Defunct:

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

See also[edit]

References[edit]