Plunkett's Retail Industry Almanac 2013

Published: February 2013

Publisher: Plunkett Research

Product ref: 161096

Pages: 631

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Report description

Key Features:
•Industry trends analysis, market data and competitive intelligence
•Market forecasts and Industry Statistics
•Industry Associations and Professional Societies List
•In-Depth Profiles of hundreds of leading companies
•Industry Glossary
•Buyer may register for access to search and export data at Plunkett Research Online
•Link to our 5-minute video overview of this industry

A complete market research report, including forecasts and market estimates, technologies analysis and developments at innovative firms. You will gain vital insights that can help you shape your own strategy for business development, product development and investments.

•How is the industry evolving?
•How is the industry being shaped by new technologies?
•How is demand growing in emerging markets and mature economies?
•What is the size of the market now and in the future?
•What are the financial results of the leading companies?
•What are the names and titles of top executives?
•What are the top companies and what are their revenues?

Contents, Statistics, Forecasts and Analysis Include:

Major Trends Affecting the Retail Industry
1)Introduction to the Retail Industry
2)Wal-Mart Sales Improve After Two Year Slump
3)Department Stores Streamline While Outlet Stores Proliferate
4)Discounting and Discount Stores Evolve
5)Private Label Brands Grow in Share of Total Store Sales
6)Sophistication and Success for Direct Marketers and Non-Store Sales
7)Apple Sets the Bar for Showcase Stores and Super-Merchandisers
8)For the Long Term in the U.S. and Europe, Consumers Shift to Careful Spending and Less Debt
9)Bricks, Clicks and Catalogs Create Synergies While Online Sales Growth Surges
10)Location-Based Advertising and Mobile Advertising on Cellphones Grow Quickly
11)Groupon and Other Coupon Firms Compete Aggressively for Consumers’ Attention
12)Retail Technologies Leap Ahead
13)RFID Drives Inventory Management Evolution
14)Self Service Retail Technologies Take Off
15)Self Service Apparel Fitting Technologies Grow in Stores and Online
16)Retailers Eye Expanding Middle Class, Move into Emerging Markets, Including China, India and Brazil
17)Sales Per Square Foot at Lifestyle Centers and Super-Regional Malls Rise While Vacancy Rates Fall
18)Entertainment-Based Retailing, including Power Towns
19)Malls Morph to Stay Afloat
20)Luxury Item Sales Rebound
21)LOHAS- Socially Conscious Consumers Create Challenges and Opportunities for Advertisers and Marketers
22)How to Interpret Reports of Retail Sales

Retail Industry Statistics
1)U.S. Retail Industry Overview
2)Annual Consumer Price Index, 1915-2012
3)Exports, General Imports & Trade Balance in Goods, U.S.: 1989-3rd Quarter 2012
4)Total U.S. Retail Sales & Annual Percent Change: 1992-2012
5)U.S. Retail Trade Corporation Statistics, Q2 2012
6)Total Estimates of Annual Sales of Merchant Wholesalers: 2006-2012
7)Total Monthly Sales and Inventories of Merchant Wholesalers: Monthly, through September 2012
8)Retail & Food Services Sales by Kind of Business, U.S.: Monthly, through September 2012
9)Retail & Food Services Sales by Kind of Business, U.S.: 2006-September 2012
10)Estimated Quarterly U.S. Retail Sales, Total & E-Commerce: 1st Quarter 2004-3rd Quarter 2012
11)Total U.S. Disposable Income, Expenditures & Gross Domestic & National Product Per Capita: Selected Years, 1960-2012
12)Average Annual U.S. Household Expenditures: 2006-2011
13)Distribution of Total U.S. Annual Household Expenditures, by Major Category: 2011
14)Resident Population Estimates by Age, U.S.: 2004-2011
15)Employment in the Retail Industry, U.S.: 2006-October 2012

Table of contents

Chapter 1: Major Trends Affecting the Retail Industry
1) Introduction to the Retail Industry
2) Wal-Mart Sales Improve After Two Year Slump
3) Department Stores Streamline While Outlet Stores Proliferate
4) Discounting and Discount Stores Evolve
5) Private Label Brands Grow in Share of Total Store Sales
6) Sophistication and Success for Direct Marketers and Non-Store Sales
7) Apple Sets the Bar for Showcase Stores and Super-Merchandisers
8) For the Long Term in the U.S. and Europe, Consumers Shift to Careful Spending and Less Debt
9) Bricks, Clicks and Catalogs Create Synergies While Online Sales Growth Surges
10) Location-Based Advertising and Mobile Advertising on Cellphones Grow Quickly
11) Groupon and Other Coupon Firms Compete Aggressively for Consumers’ Attention
12) Retail Technologies Leap Ahead
13) RFID Drives Inventory Management Evolution
14) Self Service Retail Technologies Take Off
15) Self Service Apparel Fitting Technologies Grow in Stores and Online
16) Retailers Eye Expanding Middle Class, Move into Emerging Markets, Including China, India and Brazil
17) Sales Per Square Foot at Lifestyle Centers and Super-Regional Malls Rise While Vacancy Rates Fall
18) Entertainment-Based Retailing, including Power Towns
19) Malls Morph to Stay Afloat
20) Luxury Item Sales Rebound
21) LOHAS- Socially Conscious Consumers Create Challenges and Opportunities for Advertisers and Marketers
22) How to Interpret Reports of Retail Sales

Chapter 2: Retail Industry Statistics
U.S. Retail Industry Overview
Annual Consumer Price Index, 1915-2012
Exports, General Imports & Trade Balance in Goods, U.S.: 1989-3rd Quarter 2012
Total U.S. Retail Sales & Annual Percent Change: 1992-2012
U.S. Retail Trade Corporation Statistics, Q2 2012
Total Estimates of Annual Sales of Merchant Wholesalers: 2006-2012
Total Monthly Sales and Inventories of Merchant Wholesalers: Monthly, through September 2012
Retail & Food Services Sales by Kind of Business, U.S.: Monthly, through September 2012
Retail & Food Services Sales by Kind of Business, U.S.: 2006-September 2012
Estimated Quarterly U.S. Retail Sales, Total & E-Commerce: 1st Quarter 2004-3rd Quarter 2012
Total U.S. Disposable Income, Expenditures & Gross Domestic & National Product Per Capita: Selected Years, 1960-2012
Average Annual U.S. Household Expenditures: 2006-2011
Distribution of Total U.S. Annual Household Expenditures, by Major Category: 2011
Resident Population Estimates by Age, U.S.: 2004-2011
Employment in the Retail Industry, U.S.: 2006-October 2012

Chapter 3: Important Retail Industry Contacts
(Addresses, Phone Numbers and Internet Sites)

Chapter 4: THE RETAIL 500:
Who They Are and How They Were Chosen
Industry List, With Codes
Index of Companies Within Industry Groups
Alphabetical Index
Index of U.S. Headquarters Location by State
Index of Non-U.S. Headquarters Location by Country
Individual Data Profiles on Each of THE RETAIL 500

Additional Indexes
Index of Hot Spots for Advancement for Women/Minorities
Index by Subsidiaries, Brand Names and Selected Affiliations
A Short Retail Industry Glossary

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