The history of retail is littered with individuals that failed to make it big – businesses struggle and crash for a multitude of reasons. But when a retail venture hits it big, it can really hit it big, and make tycoons out of those holding the reigns. Amongst the multi-trillion-dollar retail industry, more and more billionaires are being made, more specifically those who have come to own a sweeping portion of the world’s best-known brands.
Here are the top 10 richest retail billionaires in the world.
|1.||Jim Walton||$62.6 billion|
|2.||Rob Walton||$62.0 billion|
|3.||Alice Walton||$60.3 billion|
|4.||Amancio Ortega||$44.6 billion|
|5.||Tadashi Yanai||$30.1 billion|
|6.||Henry Cheng||$23.2 billion|
|7.||Radhakishan Damani||$22.0 billion|
|8.||Lukas Walton||$21.7 billion|
|9.||Dieter Schwarz||$20.8 billion|
|10.||John Menard||$17.8 billion|