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Most profitable retail stores in the United States

Last updated on: November 16, 2012 08:46 IST

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Although there are many retail outlets in the United States, not all are minting money.

Let's take a look at some of the most profitable stores in the US.

Source: 24/7 Wall St

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Apple

Sales per sq ft: $6,050

Sales per store: $51.14 million

Number of stores: 372

One-year sales growth: 28.9 per cent

Revenue: $156.5 billion

Overall rank: 1

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Image: Employees line up outside the Apple Store on Fifth Avenue in New York.
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Tiffany & Co

Sales per sq ft: $3,017

Sales per store: $13.02 million

Number of stores: 260

One-year sales growth: 9.6 per cent

Revenue: $3.6 billion

Overall rank: 2

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Image: A woman walks out of the Tiffany & Co store on Fifth Avenue in New York.
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Lululemon Athletica

Sales per sq ft: $1,936

Sales per store: $5.49 million

Number of stores: 189

One-year sales growth: 38.6 per cent

Revenue: $1.0 billion

Overall rank: 3

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Coach

Sales per sq ft: $1,871

Sales per store: $5.19 million

Number of stores: 833

One-year sales growth: 15.9 per cent

Revenue: $4.8 billion

Overall rank: 4

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Michael Kors

Sales per sq ft: $1,431

Sales per store: $3.24 million

Number of stores: 253

One-year sales growth: 77.9 per cent

Revenue: N/A

Overall rank: 5

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Select Comfort

Sales per sq ft: $1,314

Sales per store: $2.00 million

Number of stores: 381

One-year sales growth: 32.6 per cent

Revenue: $743.2 million

Overall rank: 6

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True Religion

Sales per sq ft: $1,227

Sales per store: $2.35 million

Number of stores: 116

One-year sales growth: 21.0 per cent

Revenue: $419.8 million

Overall rank: 7

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Vera Bradley

Sales per sq ft: $1,186

Sales per store: $2.39 million

Number of stores: 70

One-year sales growth: 79.2 per cent

Revenue: $460.8 million

Overall rank: 8

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Birks & Mayors

Sales per sq ft: $1,082

Sales per store: $4.61 million

Number of stores: 57

One-year sales growth: 5.2 per cent

Revenue: $302.3 million

Overall rank: 9




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