Subsidy Tracker: Industry Summary Page

Major Industry: 
retailing
Subsidy Total: 
$7,624,211,277
Number of Awards: 
7,247
Time Period: 

Earliest year of data: 1989. Availability of data for earlier years varies greatly from program to program. The majority of the listings for this industry are for the period since 2011.

Notes: 

The dollar total above adjusts for the fact that there is an overlap between the amounts in one or more Megadeal entries and those of one or more of the other entries. The total includes only those entries matched to a parent company. The industry designation is the primary one for the parent's operations overall. Dollar totals do not include awards for which no subsidy value is disclosed.


Top 10 Parent CompaniesTotal Subsidy $Number of Awards
Amazon.com$3,284,807,639200
Sears$574,182,07756
Bass Pro$395,168,93364
Lowe's$315,653,278231
CVS Health$240,680,759173
Walmart$232,865,966478
Fresh Direct$186,970,56232
Target$177,101,520193
Wakefern Food$131,898,8005
eBay$125,289,27739


Individual Subsidy Records:

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Company Parent Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Valuesort icon Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
Amazon.com Amazon.com Virginia state 2019 $750,000,000 megadeal
Amazon Amazon.com Illinois multiple 2015 $741,450,000 MEGADEAL
Sears Holdings Corp Sears Illinois multiple 2011 $275,000,000 MEGADEAL
Amazon.com Amazon.com Texas state 2012 $269,000,000 MEGADEAL
Sears Roebuck Sears Illinois multiple 1989 $242,000,000 MEGADEAL
VAdata Amazon.com Oregon state 2018 $176,000,000 MEGADEAL
Fresh Direct Holdings, Inc. Fresh Direct New York multiple 2013 $171,139,843 MEGADEAL
Cabela's Bass Pro West Virginia multiple 2003 $127,500,000 MEGADEAL
Cabela's Bass Pro Texas multiple 2004 $113,800,000 MEGADEAL
AMAZON.COM SERVICES LLC Amazon.com Washington state 2019 $99,357,152 tax credit/rebate
RadioShack RadioShack Texas multiple 2002 $96,000,000 MEGADEAL
Vadata Inc Amazon.com Ohio multiple 2014 $93,700,000 MEGADEAL
Kohl's Kohl's Wisconsin multiple 2012 $87,500,000 MEGADEAL
Amazon Amazon.com Illinois multiple 2017 $83,125,187 MEGADEAL
AMAZON.COM SERVICES LLC Amazon.com Washington state 2018 $79,138,028 tax credit/rebate
Amazon Amazon.com Missouri multiple 2018 $78,600,000 MEGADEAL
Amazon Amazon.com Kentucky multiple 2017 $75,000,000 MEGADEAL
Lowe's Companies, Inc. Lowe's North Carolina multiple 2019 $72,322,630 MEGADEAL
Amazon.com Amazon.com New York multiple 2019 $70,772,064 MEGADEAL
Kohl's Department Stores, Inc. Kohl's Wisconsin state 2012 $62,500,000 tax credit/rebate
Amazon.com Amazon.com South Carolina state 2011 $61,000,000 MEGADEAL
Best Buy Co. Inc. Best Buy Minnesota local 2000 $59,923,127 tax credit/rebate and grant
Wakefern Food Corp. Wakefern Food New Jersey state 2010 $58,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Bass Pro Bass Pro Iowa local 2008 $56,000,000 MEGADEAL
AMAZON CORPORATE LLC Amazon.com Washington state 2017 $55,938,611 tax credit/rebate
Amazon.com Amazon.com Alabama multiple 2018 $54,600,000 megadeal
Lowe's Companies, Inc. Lowe's North Carolina state 2019 $54,090,750 grant
Bass Pro Bass Pro Louisiana local 2007 $50,000,000 MEGADEAL
Burlington Coat Factory Warehouse Corporation Burlington Stores New Jersey state 2012 $40,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Audible.com Amazon.com New Jersey state 2015 $39,375,000 tax credit/rebate
Wakefern Food Corp. Wakefern Food New Jersey state 2017 $39,270,000 tax credit/rebate
eBay eBay Utah state 2012 $38,156,092 tax credit/rebate
Aldi, Inc. C/O (Florida South Division LLC) Aldi Florida local 2015 $37,343,414 tax credit/rebate
Aldi, Inc. C/O (Florida South Division LLC) Aldi Florida local 2016 $37,343,414 tax credit/rebate
Menard, Inc. Menard Ohio state 2012 $36,948,555 Enterprize Zone
Amazon Amazon.com Maryland state 2013 $35,300,000 enterprise zone
Ahold eCommerce Sales Company LLC Ahold Delhaize New Jersey state 2012 $34,561,347 tax credit/rebate
Ascena Retail Group and Dress Barn Inc. Ascena Retail Group New Jersey state 2012 $32,400,000 tax credit/rebate
Amazon Amazon.com Missouri local 2017 $32,000,000 property tax abatement
Wakefern Food Corp. Wakefern Food New Jersey state 2010 $29,250,000 tax credit/rebate
Wayfair LLC / SK Retail, Inc. Wayfair Inc. Massachusetts state 2019 $28,500,000 tax credit/rebate
eBay eBay Utah state 2008 $27,277,000 tax credit/rebate
Advance Stores Company, Incorporated Advance Auto Parts North Carolina state 2014 $23,210,000 grant
Lowe's Companies, Inc. Lowe's North Carolina state 2015 $22,015,034 tax credit/rebate
Sears Holdings Management Corporation Sears Illinois state 2016 $20,013,310 tax credit/rebate
Lowe's Home Centers Inc. Lowe's Connecticut state 2005 $20,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Dollar Tree Distribution, Inc. Dollar Tree Connecticut state 2012 $20,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Amazon Amazon.com Connecticut state 2017 $20,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Ikea Holding US, Inc. Ikea New York state 2007 $19,850,834 tax credit/rebate
CVS Pharmacy, Inc. CVS Health Rhode Island state 2015 $19,056,146 tax credit/rebate
Amazon.com.kydc, LLC Amazon.com Kentucky state 2000 $19,037,500 tax credit/rebate
Fresh Direct Holdings, Inc Fresh Direct New York state 2015 $18,930,228 tax credit/rebate
Bloomfield Development (Trustmark Park/Bass Pro) Bass Pro Mississippi state 2004 $18,906,655 tax credit/rebate
ABERCROMBIE & FITCH, INC. ET. AL. Abercrombie & Fitch Ohio state 1999 $18,327,910 enterprise zone
Amazon Amazon.com New York state 2017 $18,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Ulta, Inc. Ulta Beauty California local 2017 $18,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Family Dollar Services, Inc. Dollar Tree Kentucky state 2000 $17,800,000 tax credit/rebate
Amazon.com.dedc, LLC Amazon.com Ohio state 2015 $17,543,000 tax credit/rebate
Amazon Amazon.com Wisconsin local 2013 $17,000,000 tax increment financing
CVS Pharmacy Inc. CVS Health Rhode Island state 2010 $16,740,235 tax credit/rebate
CVS Pharmacy, Inc CVS Health Rhode Island state 2012 $15,446,563 tax credit/rebate
Sears Holdings Management Corporation Sears Illinois state 2017 $15,329,353 tax credit/rebate
Lowe's Home Centers, Inc. Lowe's New York local 2009 $15,154,500 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
CARMAX AUTO SUPERSTORES CarMax Illinois local 1997 $15,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Amazon Amazon.com Pennsylvania state 2016 $15,000,000 tax credit/rebate
VADATA (Lewis & Clark Dr Site) Amazon.com Oregon local 2019 $14,610,558 property tax abatement
CVS Pharmacy, Inc CVS Health Rhode Island state 2013 $14,450,002 tax credit/rebate
CVS Pharmacy Inc. CVS Health Rhode Island state 2008 $13,877,240 tax credit/rebate
Amazon Amazon.com Michigan local 2017 $13,500,000 grant
CVS Pharmacy, Inc CVS Health Rhode Island state 2011 $13,438,700 tax credit/rebate
Publix Super Markets, Inc. Publix Super Markets North Carolina state 2018 $13,118,400 grant
eBay, Inc. eBay Nevada state 2016 $12,880,000 tax credit/rebate
COSTCO WHOLESALE CORPORATION Costco Washington state 2016 $12,178,735 tax credit/rebate
Best Buy Stores, L.P. Best Buy Kentucky state 2007 $12,000,000 tax credit/rebate
GPSDC (New York), Inc. Gap Inc. New York state 2015 $12,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Lowe's Companies, Inc. Lowe's North Carolina state 2008 $11,984,511 tax credit/rebate
VADATA (Lewis & Clark Dr Site) Amazon.com Oregon state 2018 $11,961,390 property tax abatement
WALMART Walmart Illinois local 2009 $11,951,972 tax credit/rebate
VADATA (Rippee Rd Site) Amazon.com Oregon local 2019 $11,568,016 property tax abatement
CVS Pharmacy Inc. CVS Health Rhode Island state 2009 $11,430,917 tax credit/rebate
AutoZone Parts Inc. AutoZone Tennessee local 2019 $11,279,798 property tax abatement
eBay, Inc. eBay Nevada state 2016 $11,102,000 tax credit/rebate
Nordstrom, Inc. Nordstrom California state 2016 $11,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Amazon Amazon.com Texas local 2015 $11,000,000 property tax abatement
Lowe's Companies, Inc. Lowe's North Carolina state 2012 $10,612,916 tax credit/rebate
Sutter Street Manufacturing, Inc. Williams-Sonoma North Carolina state 2008 $10,537,000 grant
Sears Roebuck and Co Sears Illinois local 2000 $10,500,000 tax increment financing
CVS Pharmacy, Inc. CVS Health Rhode Island state 2016 $10,489,478 tax credit/rebate
Wayfair LLC Wayfair Inc. Massachusetts state 2018 $10,324,800 tax credit/rebate
Amazon.com Amazon.com Wisconsin state 2013 $10,300,000 tax credit/rebate
Amazon Amazon.com Florida local 2016 $10,000,000 grant
Amazon Amazon.com Michigan local 2017 $10,000,000 Tax Increment Financing
The Gap, Inc. Gap Inc. California local 2018 $10,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Omnicare Headquarters, LLC #2 CVS Health Kentucky state 2004 $9,622,045 tax credit/rebate
Amazon Amazon.com Oregon local 2017 $9,600,000 property tax abatement
VADATA (Lewis & Clark Dr. Site) Amazon.com Oregon state 2017 $9,514,028 property tax abatement
Advance Stores Company, Incorporated II Advance Auto Parts North Carolina state 2018 $9,380,250 grant
Cabela's Retail, Inc. Bass Pro Pennsylvania state $9,300,000 grant
GSI Commerce Solutions, Inc. eBay Kentucky state 2001 $9,285,675 tax credit/rebate
Amazon Studios LLC Amazon.com California state 2018 $9,204,000 tax credit/rebate
VADATA (Rippee Rd Site) Amazon.com Oregon state 2018 $9,172,294 property tax abatement
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