Co-ops and worker owned firms make list of world’s biggest retailers

Several co-ops have been included in the list of world’s 250 biggest retailers, compiled by professional services network Deloitte.

Deloitte’s 21st annual Global Powers of Retailing report is based on publicly available data for the fiscal year 2016 (ending June 2017), and analyses their performance across geographies and product sectors.

The highest placed co-op on the list is Germany’s Rewe, at number 22; the UK’s Co-op Group came in at 102. The overall number one spot was taken by US retailer Wal-Mart, which had retail revenues of US $485,873.

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