Plunkett's Retail Industry Almanac 2014: Retail Industry Market Research, Statistics, Trends & Leading Companies

Plunkett's Retail Industry Almanac 2014: Retail Industry Market Research, Statistics, Trends & Leading Companies

Published: February 2014
Publisher: Plunkett Research
Product ref: 199468
Pages: 664
Format: PDF
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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 free access to search and export data at Plunkett Research Online
  • Link to our 5-minute video overview of this industry

Pages: 664
Statistical Tables Provided: 15
Companies Profiled: 498
Geographic Focus: Global

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 Dominates U.S. Retailing but Looks Overseas for Growth
3)Department Stores Streamline While Outlet Stores Proliferate
4)Discount Stores Report Continued Growth
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., Consumers Increase Savings/Less Inclined to Use 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 Remodel to Boost Sales and Attract Shoppers
20)Fast Fashion: Designers and Retailers Speed Up
21)Luxury Item Sales Rebound
22)LOHAS- Socially Conscious Consumers Create Challenges and Opportunities for Advertisers and Marketers
23)How to Interpret Reports of Retail Sales

Retail Industry Statistics
1)U.S. Retail Industry Overview
2)Annual Consumer Price Index, 1915-2013
3)Exports, General Imports & Trade Balance in Goods, U.S.: 1989-2nd Quarter 2013
4)Total U.S. Retail Sales & Annual Percent Change: 1992-2013
5)U.S. Retail Trade Corporation Statistics, 2nd Quarter 2013
6)Total Annual Sales of Merchant Wholesalers, U.S.: 2007-2012
7)Total Monthly Sales and Inventories of Merchant Wholesalers, U.S.: January-August 2013
8)Retail & Food Services Sales by Kind of Business, U.S.: Monthly, through August 2013
9)Retail & Food Services Sales by Kind of Business, U.S.: 2007-2012
10)Estimated Quarterly U.S. Retail Sales, Total & E-Commerce: 1st Quarter 2005-2nd Quarter 2013
11)Total U.S. Disposable Income, Expenditures & Gross Domestic & National Product Per Capita: Selected Years, 1960-2013
12)Average Annual U.S. Household Expenditures: 2007-2012
13)Distribution of Total U.S. Annual Household Expenditures, by Major Category: 2012
14)Resident Population Estimates by Age, U.S.: 2005-2012
15)Employment in the Retail Industry, U.S.: 2006-August 2013

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