According to the rating of retail chains INFOLine Retailer Russia TOP-100, compiled by INFOLine and Retailer magazine, the total sales area of the first hundred retailers of the country at the end of 2010 of the year amounted to 13,2 million sq m. On such territory, for example, 1 000 football fields can be located. According to INFOLine, over the past year alone, the area of the hundred leaders of Russian retail has increased by 16,8%, which corresponds to 1,7 million square meters.
Over the past year, the largest retail chains in Russia have significantly increased their retail space and continue to grow steadily this year. The first places in the rating were divided by food retail and chains selling household appliances, however, the fashion segment in the top twenty. For example, the Sportmaster company (Sportmaster and Austin brands) took the 16th place of the rating, Detsky Mir took the 29th place, and Tsentrobuv shopping center took the 27th place.
The growth rates of the largest retailers in the country are also impressive. Of the twenty leaders in terms of area, the Centrobuv Trading House grew the most over the past year - by 89,5%, or by 85 thousand square meters. The retail space of Sportmaster LLC stores increased by 47,9%, or by 30,5 thousand square meters. Based on materials from the INFOLine Retailer Russia TOP-100 rating.