How to Market and Sell to Retail Companies

Reaching out to retail companies begins with three simple steps to help you get to the right contacts at the right retail companies:


Where are they located?

  • Top Metros
  • State
  • ZIP Code

Click the link to see retail companies by location.

Retail Company Types

Want to find a certain retail company?

  • Sales/Number of Employees
  • Related Industries

Click the link to see retail companies by type.

Decision Makers

Who is the best contact person to talk to about your product or services?

  • Manager
  • Owner
  • And More
Build a custom Market Research Report to narrow your target audience by geography, type, decision makers, and more.

Retail Industry Quick Facts

There are 29,363 retail companies in the United States. Of those:

  • 71% are department stores (20,762)
  • 30% with job title site manager (8,835)
    • 25% have 1 to 4 employees (7,196)
    • 24% are retail shops (6,959)
  • 16% with sales volume less than $500,000 (4,789)
  • 5% are wholesale clubs (1,398)

How to Market Your Business to Retail Companies

Now that you’ve defined your audience, it’s time to think about the best ways to reach them. Think about common mediums they might use to read or hear your message. Click on the links to learn more about the most popular marketing channels to deliver your message:

Direct Mail

Deliver your message to retail companies with a letter, postcard, brochure, or other mail piece.

Email Marketing

Send a creative message to your targeted retail companies list. Let us design, deploy, and track your email.

Online Display Advertising

Place ads on websites your retail companies or related industries frequently visit.

Search Engine Marketing

Increase your visibility to retail companies on search engine results pages like Google™, Yahoo!®, and Bing™.


Streamline your cold calling process to retail companies with our telemarketing lists.

Social Media Advertising

Reach millions of retail company employees with an advertisement on Facebook™ or LinkedIn®.

DIY Prospecting

Want to find retail companies on your own? We can equip you with innovative tools to find, acquire, and retain customers.

If you’re someone who needs a steady stream of retail company leads to sell your products or services, ask us about Data Axle Genie, our online proven solution to help you with your everyday sales prospecting. To set up your free trial, call 800.835.5856.

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Research Report

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Our Retail Companies Lists are Best for:
  • Credit Card Processors
  • Wholesale/Distributors
  • Printing/Marketing Companies
  • Billing Services
Most Popular Segment Selections Include:
  • Non-Franchise
  • Job Title
  • Geography (ZIP Code, city, county, state, and more)
  • Annual Sales
  • Number of Employees
  • Years in Business