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America's Most Productive Retailers In One Chart

Apple remains top of the heap in terms of sales per square foot, followed by Murphy USA, Tiffany & Co. and Michael Kors, according to new data from eMarketer.

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Apple's retail game remains the best in the country, according to a new report from eMarketer.

The chain makes an average of $4,551 in sales per square foot, continuing to outpace high-end retailers like Tiffany & Co. and Lululemon. Surprisingly, it's followed by Murphy USA, a gas station and convenience store chain located near Walmart stores. Of note, Michael Kors stores are now more productive than Coach locations, reflecting the growing popularity of Kors purses.

The fastest-growing chains, as far as gross square footage, is a different list, topped by Deckers, the maker of Ugg boots. It's followed by Kate Spade, Vince and Natural Grocers.

Sapna Maheshwari is a business reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York. Maheshwari reports on retail and e-commerce.

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