The Retail Landscape: From Bustling Malls to Clicks and Bricks

Retail stores have come a long way, evolving from market stalls to today's diverse landscape that includes everything from sprawling shopping malls to online giants. While strip malls and pedestrian-only shopping streets remain popular, the biggest transformation is the rise of e-commerce, which continues to reshape how we shop.

Beyond Bricks and Mortar: Embracing Innovation

The dot-com boom of the late 90s sparked a new era, and retailers are now actively embracing change. Physical stores are being reimagined as hubs for brand experiences, with social media and immersive technologies like Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) playing an increasingly important role in connecting with customers.

Finding the Best Deals: A Multi-Channel Approach

While our list includes contact information and weekly sales flyers for popular retailers, finding the best deals requires a multi-channel approach. Many stores now offer exclusive discounts through their mobile apps, while dedicated coupon websites like Groupon,,,, and remain valuable resources.



Burlington Stores
D&B DUNS Number: Not Publicly Available
Ticker: BURL
1830 Route 130 North, Burlington, New Jersey 08016
Phone: 1-855-355-BURL (2875)
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Weekly Sales Bulletin:
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Burlington operates a national chain of off-price department stores offering branded apparel at a discount. The company has over 700 stores across the United States.

Harbor Freight Tools

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D&B DUNS Number: Not Publicly Available
Ticker: Not Publicly Available
26541 Agoura Road, Calabasas, California 91302
Phone: 1-800-444-3353
E-Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Weekly Sales Bulletin: Available on the website
Get Coupons: Harbor Freight Tools coupons
Harbor Freight Tools is a privately held discount tool and equipment retailer, with over 1,000 stores in the United States. The company offers a variety of tools, hardware, and accessories at competitive prices.

TJX Companies

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D&B DUNS Number: Not Publicly Available
Ticker: TJX
770 Cochituate Road, Framingham, Massachusetts 01701
Phone: 1-508-390-1000
E-Contact: Not Publicly Available
Weekly Sales Bulletin: Available on the website
Get Coupons: TJX Rewards program
TJX Companies operates several off-price retail chains, including T.J. Maxx, Marshalls, Sierra, Homesense, and HomeGoods, with over 4,500 stores in nine countries., Inc.

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D&B DUNS Number: 884745530
Ticker: AMZN
410 Terry Avenue North, Seattle, Washington 98109-5210
Phone: 206-266-1000
E-Contact: contact with login; @amazon
Weekly Sales Bulletin: Interesting Finds on Amazon
Amazon is one of the largest global online (and now includes physical stores) retailers. It offers a wide range of merchandise, including books, apparel, electronics and other general merchandise products through its website Amazon also operates through various international websites, mostly setting up affiliates to sell its products by a commission. The company has operations in North America, Europe and Asia. It is headquartered in Seattle, Washington and employed about 154,100 people as of December 31, 2014.

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

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D&B DUNS Number: 051957769
Ticker: WMT
702 Southwest 8th Street, Bentonville, Arkansas 72716
Phone: 800-WALMART
E-Contact: Contact Form; @Walmart; @walmarthelp
Wal-Mart operates retail stores in various formats across the world. In the US, the retail formats operated by Wal-Mart include discount stores, supercenters, neighborhood markets and other small store formats. Internationally, the company has presence in Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, India, Japan, the UK, Central America, Africa, and Mexico. Wal-Mart is headquartered in Bentonville, Arkansas and employed about 2.2 million people as of January 31, 2015.

Target Corporation

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D&B DUNS Number: 006961700
Ticker: TGT
1000 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403
Phone: 612-696-3400
E-Contact: contact page; @Target
Weekly Sales Bulletin: weekly ad
Get Coupons: printable coupons
The company offers household essentials, apparel and accessories, hardlines, food and pet supplies, and home furnishings and decor at discounted prices. Target operates in the US. It is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota and employed about 347,000 people as of January 31, 2015.

The Home Depot

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D&B DUNS Number: 072271711
Ticker: HD
455 Paces Ferry Road, Northwest, Atlanta, Georgia 30339
Phone: 770-433-8211; 800-466-3337
E-Contact: contact page/form; @HomeDepot
Weekly Sales Bulletin: The Home Depot Local Ad
Considered the world's largest home improvement retailer. It sells an assortment of building materials, home improvement products, and lawn and garden products and provides a number of services. The company operates in the US, Canada and Mexico. It is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia and employed about 371,000 people as of February 1, 2015.

Lowe's Companies Inc.

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D&B DUNS Number: 006997142
Ticker: LOW
1000 Lowe's Boulevard, Mooresville, North Carolina 28117
Phone: 704-758-1000; 877-GO-LOWES; 800-445-6937
E-Contact: contact options page; @Lowes
Lowe's Companies, Inc. is one of the largest home improvement retailers, offering products and services for home decorating, maintenance, repair and remodeling of buildings. The company primarily operates in the US. It is headquartered in Mooresville, North Carolina and employed about 266,000 people as of January 30, 2015, of whom 91,000 were part-time employees.

Costco Wholesale Corporation

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D&B DUNS Number: 103391843
Ticker: COST
999 Lake Drive, Issaquah, Washington 98027
Phone: 425-313-8100
E-Contact: customer service; anonymous feed form; @CostcoTweets
Weekly Sales Bulletin: Warehouse Savings
Costco Wholesale Corporation operates an international chain of membership warehouses. The company offers a limited selection of nationally branded and private-label products across a wide range of merchandise categories, including foods, sundries, hardlines, fresh foods, softlines and other (gas stations and pharmacy), at lower prices. Costco has operations in the US, Puerto Rico, Canada, the UK, Korea, Taiwan, Japan, Mexico, Spain and Australia. he company is headquartered in Issaquah, Washington and employed about 205,000 people, of whom 88,000 were part-time employees, as of August 30, 2015.

Best Buy Co., Inc.

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D&B DUNS Number: 023058159
Ticker: BBY
7601 Penn Avenue South, Richfield, Minnesota 55423
Phone: 612-291-1000
E-Contact: @BestBuy
Weekly Sales Bulletin: Weekly Ad
Best Buy Co., Inc. is a multi-national retailer of electronic products. The company offers products under various categories including consumer electronics, computing and mobile phones, appliances, entertainment products, home office products and related services including consultation, design, set-up, protection plans, technical support, educational classes, delivery and installation for  home theater, mobile audio and appliances. Best Buy offers these products under various brands such as Best Buy, Future Shop, Geek Squad, Magnolia, Best Buy Mobile, Dynex, Platinum, Yellow Tag, Insignia, Pacific Sales, Rocketfish, Modal and My Best Buy. It sells its merchandise at retail stores, online and through call centers. The company’s operations are spread across the US, China, Canada and Mexico. Best Buy is headquartered in Richfield, Minnesota, the USA. The company primarily operates in North America. It is headquartered in Richfield, Minnesota and employed about 125,000 people as of January 31, 2015. 

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc.

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D&B UNS Number: 008965063
Ticker: WAG
108 Wilmot Road, Deerfield, Illinois 60015
Phone: 847-315-3700; +44 (0) 1932 870 550 
E-Contact: contact page
Weekly Sales Bulletin: Weekly Ad
Walgreens Boots Alliance is a U.S. holding company that operates pharmaceutical manufacturing, and wholesale and distribution enterprises. The company is organized into three divisions: Retail Pharmacy USA (Walgreens), Retail Pharmacy International (Boots), Pharmaceutical Wholesale, and distributes products at retailers Walgreens, Target and Ultra Beauty. It is expected to launch new cosmetics products in 2017 as part of its growth plan. Walgreens Boots Alliance product areas will include (but is not limited to), Liz Earle Cleanse and Polish Hot Cloth Cleanser, Botanics Facial Oil, No7 Stay Perfect Foundation, Pillow Plump Lip Gloss, Soap & Glory The Righteous Butter, Sleek Cream Contour Kit. The combined business has operations in over 25 countries. Walgreens had formerly operated solely within the United States and its territories, while Alliance Boots operated a more international business. Its subsidiaries Alliance Healthcare, Boots UK, Boots Opticians, Duane Reade,, Walgreens, Farmacias Benavides, Farmacias Ahumada.

Kohl's Corporation

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D&B DUNS Number: 787408996
Ticker: KSS
N56 W17000 Ridgewood Drive, Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin 53051
Phone: 262-703-7000
E-Contact: contact page; @Kohls
Weekly Sales Bulletin: Today's Deals
Kohl's operates specialty department stores in the US and is the exclusive US retailer for a number of brands such as Food Network, Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony, Rock & Republic and Simply Vera Vera Wang. Other than licensing agreements, the company also partners with popular designers and celebrities in order to feature their designed garments at its stores. In 2015, Kohl's introduced a new omni-channel and digital initiative to deliver an easy shopping experience to its customers that include a store mode for Kohl's mobile application, enhanced mobile payment options like Apple Pay, a continuous omni-channel shopping bag  across platforms, and visa checkout on and on mobile. Kohl's is headquartered in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin and employed about 137,000 people as of January 31, 2015, of whom 105,000 were part-time employees. 

CVS Health Corporation

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D&B DUNS Number: 001338912
Ticker: CVS
One CVS Drive, Woonsocket, Rhode Island 02895
Phone: 401-765-1500; 800-746-7287
E-Contact: contact options page; @CVSHealth
Weekly Sales Bulletin: CVS Weekly Ad
The Merger of CVS and Caremark Rx created leading integrated pharmacy health care provider in the US. CVS has a broad network of retail pharmacy stores in the US and the company's retail pharmacy stores sell prescription drugs and an assortment of general merchandise. The company also has an extensive network of pharmacy services business which provides a range of pharmacy benefit management (PBM) services. Although the company primarily operates in the US. It also has its operations in Puerto Rico and Brazil. CVS is headquartered in Woonsocket, Rhode Island. The company employed about 217,800 people (including 80,000 part-timers), as on December 31, 2014. 

Inditex Corporation

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D&B DUNS Number: 72-529-9486
Ticker: ITX
Avenida de la Diputación, Edificio Inditex, 15143 Arteixo, A Coruña, Spain
Phone: +34 981 185 400
E-Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Weekly Sales Bulletin: Not Publicly Available
Get Coupons: Promotions available through the website
Inditex, known for brands like Zara, operates over 7,000 stores worldwide. The company is known for its fast fashion model and has a significant presence in Europe, the Americas, Asia, and Africa.






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