List of department stores by country
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.
- 1 Africa
- 2 North America
- 3 South America
- 4 Asia
- 5 Europe
- 5.1 Austria
- 5.2 Azerbaijan
- 5.3 Belgium
- 5.4 Czech Republic
- 5.5 Cyprus
- 5.6 Denmark
- 5.7 Estonia
- 5.8 Finland
- 5.9 France
- 5.10 Germany
- 5.11 Greece
- 5.12 Hungary
- 5.13 Iceland
- 5.14 Ireland
- 5.15 Italy
- 5.16 Latvia
- 5.17 Lithuania
- 5.18 Luxembourg
- 5.19 Netherlands
- 5.20 Norway
- 5.21 Poland
- 5.22 Portugal
- 5.23 Romania
- 5.24 Russia
- 5.25 Serbia
- 5.26 Slovakia
- 5.27 Slovenia
- 5.28 Spain
- 5.29 Sweden
- 5.30 Switzerland
- 5.31 United Kingdom
- 5.32 Turkey
- 6 Oceania
- 7 See also
- 8 References
- Galeries Lafayette
- Army & Navy Stores
- The Bargain! Shop – Discount stores (formerly the Canadian stores of F. W. Woolworth Company a.k.a. Woolworth's).
- Bed Bath & Beyond – Home goods store, part of U.S Giant Bed Bath & Beyond
- Bowring Brothers – St. John's, NL. department store. Also national home decor store chain
- Canadian Tire – Auto repair garage, hardware, home renovations, sports, garden centre, electronics, auto parts, furniture, food, housewares, towels. Franchised stores with independent owners.
- Costco – USA, warehouse superstore, food, electronics, furniture, clothing, car repair.
- Dollar Tree Canada – (Formerly Dollar Giant) Dollar store chain, founded in 2001, head office in Vancouver
- Dollarama – Canada's largest dollar store chain.
- Fields – Discount chain owned by FHC Holdings Ltd. The chain was purchased from Hudson's Bay Company in 2012.
- Giant Tiger / Tigre Géant – Discount stores.
- Holt Renfrew – A high-end department store.
- Home Outfitters – Home goods store, subsidiary of Hudsons Bay Company
- HomeSense – Discount home goods, Part of U.S giant TJX Companies
- Hudson's Bay – Department store owned by Hudson's Bay Company. Formerly called The Bay.
- La Maison Ogilvy – High-end department store in Montreal.
- La Maison Simons – Quebec, Montreal, Gatineau, Sherbrooke, Laval in Quebec Province and Edmonton, Alberta. Founded 1840.
- London Drugs – Western Canadian department store chain that sells personal care products, snacks, electronics, and computers.
- Nordstrom – Department store
- Rossy – Discount store chain in Quebec and New Brunswick.
- Sears Canada – Formerly Simpsons-Sears.
- The Source – Formerly Radio Shack
- Stedmans V&S – Discount stores.
- Taylor's – Quebec department store
- The North West Company – Retail, primarily northern and smaller towns.
- Uniprix – Retail
- Value Village – Thrift store, selling clothing housewares and books and misc
- Walmart Canada Part of U.S giant Walmart
- Winners/Marshalls – Part of U.S giant TJX Companies
- 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.
- 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) 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 by Samuel Joseph Lipson (August 15, 1911 – November 12, 2006). A discount department store with the slogan "Sentry – Guards your dollar", this small regional chain closed in the early 1980s.
- 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.
- Target Canada – Part of U.S. giant Target Corporation (2013–2015)
- 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.
- XS Cargo – Discount retailer chain dealing in clearance items.
- Yaohan – single location in Vancouver in the late 1990s
- Zellers – Two stores of the retail chain remain in Ontario as of 2015. 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.
- Carrion – A department store chain in El Salvador
- Sanborns – An exclusive department store chain
- Siman-a department store chain in Central America with stores in Nicaragua, Guatemala, and Costa Rica
- Saks Fifth Avenue Branch of the United States-based company
- El Palacio de Hierro High-end department store.
- Sanborns a division of Carso Comercial, spread throughout the country.
- Liverpool Biggest Department store chain in Mexico.
- Fábricas de Francia converted to Liverpool
- Sears Roebuck de México – A division of Carso Comercial
Future department Store in P.R:
- Almacenes París – Belongs to the Cencosud Group.
- Falabella – The oldest department store in Chile, also is the biggest retailer in Chile.
- Jumbo – Supermarket chain, belongs to the Cencosud Group.
- La Polar
- Líder – Supermarket chain, belongs to the D&S Company, a Walmart joint venture.
- J. C. Penney – 6 stores in Santiago area. Closed because of poor sales in 1999. Converted to Almacenes París and Casa&Ideas stores.
- Falabella – Chilean company. Opened first store in Colombia end 2006.
- Brissas 
- La Polar
- Casa Tía
Éxito, Home Center, Carefour,
- Alkosto – 9 stores countrywide, with 4 stores in Bogota, 1 each in Cali, Narino, Pereira, Villavicencio, and Yopal 
- Almacenes De Prati – De Prati is a department store and retail business dedicated to offering products such as clothing, shoes, accessories, cosmetics, and home.
- Saga – Sold to Falabella (Chile) and rebranded as Saga Falabella in 1995.
Supermarkets and discount stores
- Wong – Property of Chilean Cencosud
- Plaza Vea – Supermarket property of Supermercados Peruanos
- Vivanda – Supermarket Property of Supermercados Peruanos
- Tottus – Hipermarket property of Falabella Holdings
- Beijing Hualian
- Dashang Group
- Grand Ocean Group (大洋百货集团)
- Isetan and Mitsukoshi Department Stores
- Jiuguang Department Store
- Pacific Sogo
- Shin Kong Place (新光天地)
- Seiyu – sold to Beijing Hualian Group
- 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.
- c!ty'super, since 1996.
- Harvey Nichols
- JUSCO – Part of AEON Group.
- Lane Crawford, since 1850.
- Marks & Spencer
- New World Development
- Seibu Department Stores
- Sincere Department Store, since 1900.
- Sogo, since 1980.
- Wing On, since 1907
- Daimaru – closed 1998
- Seiyu – locations sold to Sun Hung Kai in 2000, but still operates under same name
- Yaohan – bankrupt 1997
- Bangalore Central
- Spar Hypermart
- Lifestyle Stores
- Marks & Spencer
- Reliance Trends
- Shoppers' Stop
- Vishal Megamart
- Big Bazaar
- Food Bazaar
- Reliance Fresh
- Ansal Plaza
Foreign Retail Brand
- Debenhams – Jakarta (2 stores), Tangerang
- Lotte Department Store – Jakarta
- Marks & Spencer – Jakarta (8 stores), Tangerang, Bandung, Surabaya, Bali (2 stores), Medan
- Matahari (department store) – nationwide (84 stores)
- Metro – Jakarta (4 stores), Bandung, Surabaya, Makassar, Solo
- Sogo – Jakarta (4 stores), Tangerang, Surabaya, Bali, Medan, Samarinda
- Seibu Department Stores – Jakarta
- Aeon Store formerly known as Jusco – Part of AEON Group (29 stores)
- Cotton On (25 stores)
- Debenhams (3 stores)
- Forever 21
- Giordano (92 stores)
- H&M (16 stores)
- Isetan (4 stores)
- Marks & Spencer – Branches in 1 Utama, Queensbay Mall, Sunway Pyramid, and Suria KLCC.
- Metrojaya (6 stores)
- Padini (28 stores)
- Parkson (37 stores)
- SaSa (56 stores)
- Tangs – Store in Starhill Center, KL, closed down in 2004. Made their comeback debut at Pavilion KL.
- Uniqlo (24 stores)
- Al Fatah Stores
- Green Valley Premium Hypermarket
- H. Karim Buksh (HKB)
- Jalal Sons
- Ever Gotesco
- Fair Mart/Plaza Fair
- Fit Mart
- Marks & Spencer
- Lee Plaza
- Mart One
- Rustans/Store Specialists,Inc.
- Sta.Lucia East
- White Gold
- 7 11
- Beijing Hualian Group – Formally known as Seiyu Group.
- Robinson & Co.
- 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.
- AK Plaza, 5 branches throughout the country
- Daedong Department Store in Changwon, Gyeongsangnam-do
- Daegu Department Store, 2 branches in Daegu
- Daewoo Department Store in Masan, Gyeongsangnam-do
- D-Cube Department Store, 2 branches, one in Seoul and the other in Geoje, Gyeongsangnam-do
- Donga Department Store, 5 branches in Daegu Metropolitan Area
- Galleria Department Store, 6 branches throughout South Korea
- Grand Department Store, 2 branches in Seoul Metropolitan Area
- Happy World Department Store in Yangcheon-gu, Seoul
- Heung-eop Department Store in Sangdang-gu, Cheongju, Chungcheongbuk-do
- Hyundai Department Store, 13 branches throughout the country
- I'Park Department Store in Yongsan-gu, Seoul
- Lotte Department Store, more than 30 branches throughout the country, including three Young Plazas and one Avenuel, 2 overseas branches in Moscow and Beijing
- M Department Store in Chuncheon, Gangwon-do
- NC Department Store 18 branches throughout the nation
- Say Department Store in Seo-gu, Daejeon
- Shinsegae Department Store, 10 branches throughout the country
- Taepyung Department Store in Dongjak-gu, Seoul
- Sampoong Department Store – collapsed due to building weakness in 1995 (1989~1995)
- Printemps Seoul Branch (1988~1997)
- Dayeh Takashimaya
- Fe 21 mega
- Hanshin Department Store
- Pacific Sogo
- Far East Department Store
- Tatong, 2 branches both located in Kaoshiung
- Uni Hankyu
- Taipei 101 (Taipei)
- TaiMall (Taoyuan)
- Breeze Center
- Dream Mall
- Great World Department Store
- Chungyo Department Store (Taichung)
- Metro Walk (Zhongli, Taoyuan)
- Ekkaphap (Prachinburi)
- Amphon Group (Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya) – group includes;
- Amphon Department Store
- Ampol Mall
- Asawann (Nong Khai) – formerly name was Big Chiang.
- Big C
- Big One
- Big Ben (Krabi)
- Central Retail Corporation – group includes;
- Chaisaeng (Sing Buri)
- Charles and Keith
- Chanthaburi Plaza (Chanthaburi)
- Chamfa Plaza (Lamphun)
- Charoen Phan Department Store (Phayao)
- Chumchan (Chanthaburi)
- City Mall@Sunee Tower (Ubon Ratchathani)
- Coliseum Paradise (Pattani)
- Dewan Phanit (Narathiwat)
- Diana (Hat Yai-Songkhla, Pattani)
- Daiso Grand
- The Erawan Group – group includes;
- Ploenchit Center (Sukhumvit)
- Fairy Plaza (Khon Kaen)
- Fairyland (Nakhon Sawan)
- Fashion Outlet
- Fathai Department Store (Buriram)
- Forever 21
- Forum Plaza (Chonburi)
- Friday (Uttaradit)
- Gaysorn Group – group includes;
- Great Mall – (Chaiyaphum)
- Imperial (Samrong, Samut Prakhran)
- Infinite Mall (Samut Prakan)
- IT City
- Isetan (CentralWorld and Ratchaprasong)
- J. Plaza (Buriram)
- JC Department Store
- K&K (Hat Yai-Songkhla)
- Kadkam Plaza (Mae Hong Son)
- Kanok Kan (Kanchanaburi)
- Kings Plaza (Sakon Nakhon)
- Klang Plaza Group – group includes;
- Kosa Complex (Khon Kaen)
- Krungthong Plaza (Phatthalung)
- Laemtong Group (Chonburi) – group includes;
- Laemthong Shopping Center
- Laemtong Plaza
- Landmark Plaza
- Leewat Plaza (Songkhla)
- Lengseng (Sakon Nakhon)
- Lucky Department Store (Nakhon Si Thammarat)
- Mark Four Plaza (Phrae)
- The Mall Group – group includes;
- May Superstore (Surin)
- Mike Group (Pattaya-Chonburi) – group includes;
- Mike Department Store
- Mike Shopping Mall
- Namphu Plaza (Samut Sakhon)
- Nasa Mall (Suphan Buri)
- Ngee Ann (Phatthalung)
- New World (Saraburi)
- Nightingale-Olympic – The oldest currently trading of department store in Thailand, since 1930.
- Oasis Plaza (Khon Kaen)
- Ocean Department Store (Songkhla)
- Ocean Group (Phuket) – group includes;
- Ocean Plaza
- Ocean Shopping Mall (Chumphon)
- Odean Shopping Mall (Songkhla)
- Pacific Plaza (Surat Thani)
- Pantip Plaza (Pratunam Market)
- Pata (Bangkok)
- Pathumthong Plaza (Phitsanulok)
- Pena House Group – group includes;
- Outlet Village
- Premium Outlet
- Peninsula Plaza (Ratchaprasong)
- Phetkasem Plaza (Surin)
- Phinya Shopping Center (Lopburi)
- Phoenix Department Store (Chonburi)
- Prasatthong Complex (Surin)
- Pola (Nakhon Sawan)
- Prit Plaza (Satun)
- Save (Surat Thani)
- Saveland Department Store (Chonburi)
- Save Mart (Udon Thani)
- Sahamit Shopping Mall (Trang)
- Sahathai (Nakhon Si Thammarat, Surat Thani)
- Saha Thaweekit (Chiang Rai)
- Sakunthai (Ubon Ratchathani)
- Sapsin Plaza (Songkhla)
- Sentosa (Khon Kaen, Roi Et)
- Seree Department Store (Lampang)
- Sermthai Plaza (Maha Sarakham)
- Siam Piwat – group includes;
- Sinkiat (Satun)
- Sinthai Department Store (Khon Kaen)
- Sinthani Complex (Chiang Rai)
- Siriban (Trang)
- Sirisin Plaza (Surat Thani)
- SK Shopping Park (Ubon Ratchathani)
- Sombun Phanit (Prachuap Khiri Khan)
- Srisakon Plaza (Sakon Nakhon)
- Suksaphan Phanit (Bangkok)
- Surin Plaza (Surin)
- Taifa (Nakhon Nayok)
- Tang Hua Seng Group – group includes;
- Tang Hua Seng (Banglamphu)
- T-Square – changed name from Tang Hua Seng (Thonburi branch)
- Tang Ngee Soon Superstore (Udon Thani)
- Tawan Ork Group (Chachoengsao) – group includes;
- Tawan Ork Plaza
- Tawan Ork Complex
- Tesco Lotus Department Store
- Thai Chuanchom Department Store (Phatthalung)
- Thanaphiriya Superstore (Chiang Rai)
- Thaweechok (Chumphon)
- Thaweekit Complex (Saraburi)
- Thaweekit Group (Buriram) – group includes;
- Thaweekit Department Store
- Thaweekit Plaza
- Thaweekit Supercenter
- Thaweeyon Plaza (Chiang Rai)
- Thepparak Center (Prachuap Khiri Khan)
- Tokyu (MBK Center, Khet Pathum Wan)
- Tonghong Department Store (Satun)
- Topland Group (Phitsanulok) – group includes;
- Topland Arcade
- Topland Plaza
- Top World (Udon Thani)
- Trat Department Store (Trat)
- Ubon Plaza (Ubon Ratchathani)
- V-Square (Nakhon Sawan)
- Vogue (Krabi, Songkhla)
- Wall Superstore (Sakon Nakhon)
- Withethep Department Store (Nakhon Sawan)
- Yongsa Nguan Shopping Mall (Ubon Ratchathani)
- @ease – renovation to fashion, education and supermarket (VillaMarket) zone, change name of shopping mall from SeriCenter to ParadisePark.
- Arphi Square (Chiang Rai)
- Asean Department Store (Bangkok)
- ATM Department Store (Bangkok)
- Big Bell
- Castle Mall (Kanchanaburi)
- Cathay Department Store (Bangkok)
- Charoen Sri Complex (Udon Thani) – took over by Central Pattana, change to Robinson.
- City (Bangkok) – change to City Center Pratunam.
- Daokhanong Department Store (Bangkok)
- Diamond Department Store (Trang)
- Edison (Chiang Rai)
- Edison Department Store (Bangkok)
- Excel (Bangkok) – change to Pantip Plaza.
- Jumbo-T (Bangkok)
- JUSCO – closed department store section and changed supermarket name section to Maxvalu Tokai.
- Kaewfa Plaza (Bangkok)
- Maeo Dam
- Merry King Group – group includes;
- Big King
- Merry King
- Metro Department Store
- New World Plaza
- Nomchit Saving Store
- Ocean Department Store Group (Chonburi)
- Ongwisit (Bangkok)
- Santa (Bangkok)
- Super-T (Samut Prakan)
- Taifa Department Store (Bangkok)
- Taiyoudiang (Bangkok)
- Tantraphan Group (Chiang Mai) – group includes;
- Tantraphan Plaza – took over by Central Pattana, change to Robinson.
- The Old Siam Department Store (Bangkok) – change department store section to rental shops of The Old Siam Plaza.
- Trang Plaza (Trang)
- Welco Group (Bangkok) – group includes;
- Welco Department Store
- Wonder Department Store
- Yingyong Plaza (Ubon Ratchathani) – took over by Central Pattana, change to Robinson.
United Arab Emirates
- Rodeo Drive – www.rodeodriveboutiques.com
- LuLu Hypermarkets, Supermarkets & Department Stores – The largest retail chain across the Arabian peninsula.
- Harvey Nichols
- House Of Fraser
- Galeries Lafayette (Opens in February 2009)
- Bloomingdale's (opens in 2010)
- Paris Gallery LLC – www.parisgallery.com
- Saks Fifth Avenue
- Marks & Spencer
Bruns Galleri Fields
- 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 The KaDeWe Group.
- Alsterhaus – Located in Hamburg, part of The KaDeWe Group.
- Oberpollinger – Located in Munich, part of The KaDeWe Group.
- Karstadt – A German department store located throughout Germany.
- Galeria Kaufhof – Subsidiary of HBC and the leading German department store group.
- 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.
- Ludwig Beck - Luxury department store, located in Munich
- Hertie – Merged with Karstadt.
- Horten – Merged with Kaufhof. All stores were renamed "Kaufhof" or "Galeria Kaufhof" or have been closed.
- Marks & Spencer
- Schocken – Merged with Horten and later Kaufhof.
- 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
- Brown Thomas
- Dunnes Stores
- Harvey Nichols
- House of Fraser
- Marks & Spencer
- Roches Stores – Acquired by Debenhams.
- 10 Corso Como – A department store in Milan
- Coin – A part of Gruppo Coin
- Excelsior Milano – A part of Gruppo Coin
- La Rinascente – A part of Central Group (Thailand)
- Magazzini Mas – A department store in Rome
- OVS – A part of Gruppo Coin
- Peck – A department store in Milan
- UPIM – A part of Gruppo Coin
- Gedimino 9
- De Bijenkorf
- Vroom & Dreesmann
- Marks & Spencer
- Haussmann - new luxury department store in Amsterdam, to be opened in second half of 2016
- Berden - department store in Heerlen
- El Corte Inglés (Lisbon and Vila Nova de Gaia) Spanish leading department store
- Marques Soares (Porto and branches)
- Gostiny Dvor – Established 1785
- Department Store "Moscow"
- The Passage – Established 1848
- Petrovsky Passage – Established 1906
- El Corte Inglés – Spanish leading department stores chain.
- Galerías Aitana (Calpe)
- Galerías Primero (Zaragoza)
- Dunnes Stores (Málaga)
- Marks & Spencer
- 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.
- Debenhams – Closed 2007.
- Coop Cityg
- Globus - Zürich, Bern, Luzern, Sursee, Walisellen, Locarno, Dietlikon, Marin, Basel, Chur, St. Gallen, Lausanne and Genève
- Jelmoli - One flagship store located in Zürich
- Loeb (Swiss department store) (Bern and branches), Biel, Thun and Schönbühl
- 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
- 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
- David Jones
- Harris Scarfe
- Peter's at Kensington (Sydney)
- Barsby's (Kempsey)
- Hanna's (Toowoomba)
- Stewart's (Rockhampton)
Discount Department Stores:
- Grace Bros. Now Myer
- Georges store
- Figgins Diorama
- Buckley & Nunn
- Ball & Welch (Melbourne)
- Foy & Gibson (Melbourne)
- Hick Atkinson (Melbourne)
- John Martins
- The Mutual Store (Melbourne)
- McDonnell & East
- Mark Foys
- Charles Moore (Perth)
- Anthony Hordern
- Boans (Perth)
- Cox Bros Economic (Perth)
Discount Department Stores:
- Doors Open Ottawa
- Stuart Laidlaw (April 20, 2009). "It all started in the store's old elevator". Toronto Star.
- "Sentry Department Store (photo)". Windsor Star. July 20, 2010.
- "Obituary for Samuel Joseph Lipton". November 2006.
- "Sentry in Dorwin Plaza, 1967 (photo)".
- Peter Hendra (March 17, 2012). "Sentry broke new ground". Kingston Whig-Standard.