Famous Retailers - List of Famous Retailers

Business people engaged in retailing purchase goods in large quantities from manufacturers and resell them to end customers at a profit. Retailing which is one of the most important links in the supply chain is also a fast growing segment of the economy. Retailing industry provides the customers a convenient way to shop for almost everything: clothes, shoes, cutlery, food items, appliances, and electronics. Aspiring entrepreneurs eager to manage their own business are often attracted by the retail industry as it offers a wide variety of business options to choose from. Some businessmen operate store-based retailing in fixed point-of-sale locations like convenience stores, department stores, supermarkets, etc. Non-store retailing which includes online stores, television shopping, vending machines, mail orders, etc. which also offer an array of lucrative opportunities. Retail ownership can be highly rewarding, but it is also very challenging. These businessmen have to coordinate the activities related to marketing, management, human resources, sales and accounting themselves. They should possess high self-confidence and the ability to take risks to embark in this direction. Individuals who can perform efficiently in high pressure environment and are willing to put in irregular hours of work have it in them to become successful retail owners. Read on to know about the life and works of various famous retail owners from all over the world.

The Most Famous Retailers

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Dodi FayedApril 15, 1955EgyptianDodi Fayed was an Egyptian heir and a film producer
Sam WaltonMarch 29, 1918AmericanSam Walton was an American businessman who founded the Wal-Mart Stores Inc
Isidor StrausFebruary 6, 1845AmericanIsidor Straus was an American businessman who died in the sinking of the ship Titanic
Akash AmbaniOctober 23, 1991IndianAkash Ambani is an Indian businessman and son of Mukesh Ambani
Ricardo MartinelliMarch 11, 1952PanamanianRicardo Martinelli is a Panamanian politician and businessman
Philip DayJanuary 1, 1965BritishPhilip Day is a famous British entrepreneur
Alexander Turney StewartOctober 12, 1803AmericanAlexander Turney Stewart was a multi-millionaire Irish businessman who opened the first department store
Dodi Fayed

Dodi Fayed

Dodi Fayed was an Egyptian heir and a film producer

EgyptianApril 15, 1955732 views

Alexander Turney Stewart

Alexander Turney Stewart was a multi-millionaire Irish businessman who opened the first department store

AmericanOctober 12, 1803123 views

Ricardo Martinelli

Ricardo Martinelli is a Panamanian politician and businessman

PanamanianMarch 11, 1952163 views

Isidor Straus

Isidor Straus was an American businessman who died in the sinking of the ship Titanic

Philip Day

Philip Day is a famous British entrepreneur

BritishJanuary 1, 1965125 views

Akash Ambani

Akash Ambani is an Indian businessman and son of Mukesh Ambani

IndianOctober 23, 1991165 views

Sam Walton

Sam Walton was an American businessman who founded the Wal-Mart Stores Inc

AmericanMarch 29, 1918231 views