Nursery Today magazine

Top 30 fastest growing retailers revealed

Findings from Local Data Company shows the retailer with the most store openings since last October

New research from the Local Data Company shows growth of the top 30 retailers by store openings over the past 12 months.
Poundland sits at the top of the list owing to its purchase of 99p Stores, while local convenience stores Spar and McColl’s take the second and third position. Sainsbury’s also joins the list after completing its acquisition of Argos, adding 33 new stores to the list in the past year.
The data was collected by visiting town centres, high streets and other locations across the UK, excluding Northern Ireland, between October 2015 and October 2016. In total, 650 UK towns, more than 890 shopping centres and 1,234 retail parks were physically visited, and are updated on a six or 12 months cycle.

1. Poundland
2. Spar
3. McColl’s
4. Screwfix Direct
5. Marks & Spencer Simply Food
6= One Stop
6= Card Factory
8. Carphone Warehouse
9. Toolstation
10. Sainsbury’s Local
11. Argos
12. Aldi
13= The Works
13= Poundworld
15. Savers Health & Beauty
16. Bargain Booze
17. Bensons For Beds
18= Currys PC World
18= Bargain Booze Select Convenience
20. Peacocks
21. Pets at Home
22= Timpson
22= Home Bargains
22= TK Maxx
25. H&M
26. Holland & Barrett
27= B&M Bargains
27= Tesco Express
29= Wilko
29= Farmfoods


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