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NRF Releases List of America’s Fastest-Growing Retailers

Adult-beverage purveyors, home-improvement stores lead the way.

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NRF Releases List of America’s Fastest-Growing Retailers

The National Retail Federation has released its 2021 “Hot 25 Retailers” list, which ranks the nation’s fastest-growing retailers by domestic sales.

While 2020 was a tough year in brick and mortar for obvious reasons, it afforded new opportunities for e-commerce retailers. Perhaps, then, it’s no surprise that Wine.com topped the list with 99.4 percent U.S. sales growth as Americans made the best of nationwide lockdowns.

Aside from adult-beverage purveyors, home-improvement chains also flourished amid the pandemic. Tractor Supply Co., Lowe’s and Home Depot placed at Nos. 12, 15 and 18, respectively.

The rankings were determined by increases in domestic sales between 2019 and 2020. All retail companies with domestic sales in excess of $300 million were eligible for the list.

Here are the top 10, with sales growth from 2019 to 2020 in parentheses:

  1. Wine.com (99.4%)
  2. Overstock.com (74.7%)
  3. Boohoo Group plc (60%)
  4. Wayfair (54.6%)
  5. 1-800-Flowers.com (50.8%)
  6. Boxed.com (47%)
  7. Amazon.com (33.7%)
  8. Schwarz Group (31.8%)
  9. EG Group (30.6%)
  10. Ollie’s Bargain Outlet (28.4%)

Check out the full list here.

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