Bed Bath & Beyond Inc.

Industry: Retail Specialty

Fortune Rank: 314

Bed Bath & Beyond, Inc. and its subsidiaries operate a chain of superstores in the United States and Puerto Rico. Its stores offer domestic merchandise and home furnishings, giftware, household items, and health and beauty care items. As of May 28, 2005, the company operated a total of 732 stores. Bed Bath & Beyond, Inc. was founded by Leonard Feinstein and Warren Eisenberg in 1971. The company is headquartered in Union, New Jersey.

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc.

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. is a Fortune 500 company. In 2010 Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. was ranked number 314 on the Fortune 500 list, making it the 314th largest company in the United States when judged by revenue.

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. achieved revenue of $7,208.30 million in 2010 and earned a profit of $425.10 million.

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc.' rank improves

The company ranking improved in 2010, moving up the Fortune 500 list to 314th compared to 355th in 2009. This was based on its 2009 revenue of $7,049 million (a change of 0 million compared to 2010) and profits of $563 million (a change of $-138 million compared to 2009).

Another point of view

To many investors, profits are more important than the revenue a company earns. If the Fortune 500 was ranked by profits instead of revenue then Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. would be ranked 235th rather than 314th due to its profits of $425 in 2010.

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. Revenue* Profit* Fortune Ranking

* US$ Million

USPages Latest Business News At A Glance Business Shortcuts