Stores magazine just put out its list of top 100retailers by revenue. Wal-Mart of course, is on top,followed by Kroger, Costco, Home Depot, Target, Walgreen, CVS,Lowe's, Sears Holdings and Best Buy in descending order.Though it'sby no means a new phenomenon, we still get blown away by Wal-Mart'sShaq-like size. Its nearly $406 billion in revenue last yearexceeds that of the next five retailers on the listCOMBINED.Wal-Mart is also making news for its support ofemployer-mandated health care, which is facingopposition from the National Retail Federation, whichputs out Stores. We're not going to weigh in on the healthcare debate (you readers are welcome to do that), but we admirethat the NRF isn't afraid to stand up to what must be one of itslargest members.

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