10 largest retail pharmacies in America

Here are the 10 largest retail pharmacies in the U.S., listed by number of pharmacists and number of stores, according to a recent SK&A report.

Top 10 largest retail pharmacies by number of pharmacists

1. CVS Corp. (Woonsocket, R.I.) — 18,631

2. Walgreens (Deerfield, Ill.) — 17,437

3. Walmart (Bentonville, Ark.) — 10,458

4. Rite Aid Corp. (Camp Hill, Pa.) — 9,194

5. Kroger (Cincinnati) — 4,868

6. Safeway (Pleasanton, Calif.) — 1,722

7. Publix Pharmacies (Lakeland, Fla.) — 1,515

8. Sears Holdings Corp. (Hoffman Estate, Ill.) — 1,200

9. Cerberus Capital Management (New York) — 1,177

10. Costco Pharmacies (Issaquah, Wash.) — 1,007

 

Top 10 largest retail pharmacies by number of stores

1. CVS Corp. (Woonsocket, R.I.) — 9,105

2. Walgreens (Deerfield, Ill.) — 7,713

3. Rite Aid Corp. (Camp Hill, Pa.) — 4,515

4. Walmart (Bentonville, Ark.) — 4,403

5. Kroger (Cincinnati) — 1,911

6. Safeway (Pleasanton, Calif.) — 911

7. Publix Pharmacies (Lakeland, Fla.) — 875

8. Sears Holdings Corp. (Hoffman Estate, Ill.) — 667

9. Cerberus Capital Management (New York) — 520

10. Costco Pharmacies (Issaquah, Wash.) — 433

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