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Plunkett's Retail Industry Almanac 2015: Retail Industry Market Research, Statistics, Trends & Leading Companies

652 Pages Plunkett Research, Ltd. February 05, 2015 SKU: PLK5467098

PLUNKETT'S RETAIL INDUSTRY ALMANAC 2015

Key Findings:


Plunkett Research lists top 500 companies in retail and names the top trends changing the industry for the mid term.

Key Features:

Industry trends analysis, market data and competitive intelligence
Market forecasts and Industry Statistics
Industry Associations and Professional Societies List
InDepth Profiles of hundreds of leading companies
Industry Glossary
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Pages: 652
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) WalMart Still Dominates But Faces Slowing Revenue Growth
3) Department Stores Reposition for Today’s Consumer While Outlet Stores Proliferate
4) Warehouse Clubs and Discount Department Stores Battle for Market Share
5) Private Label Brands Grow in Share of Total Store Sales
6) Digital Advertising Technologies Boost Direct Marketers and NonStore Sales
7) Apple Sets the Bar for Showcase Stores and SuperMerchandisers
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) Groupon and Other Coupon Firms Compete Aggressively for Consumers’ Attention
11) Retail Technologies Advance at the Checkout Counter/Apps and LocationBased Ads Drive Sales
12) RFID Drives Inventory Management Evolution
13) Self Service Checkout Technologies Include Advanced Vending Machines
14) Smartphones Aid Wireless Payments/Near Field Communications (NFC) Changes Credit and Debit Cards
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) Retail Center Occupancy Is High, with Sales Rising in Upscale Malls/Online Sales Hurt Stores
18) EntertainmentBased Retailing, including Power Towns
19) Malls Remodel to Boost Sales and Attract Shoppers/Store Visitor Counts Are Disappointing
20) Fast Fashion: Designers and Retailers Speed Up
21) Luxury Item Sales Growth Slows
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, 1920-2014
3) Exports, General Imports & Trade Balance in Goods, U.S.: 19892nd Quarter 2014
4) Total U.S. Retail Sales & Annual Percent Change: 1992-2014
5) U.S. Retail Trade Corporation Statistics, 2nd Quarter 2014
6) Total Annual Sales of Merchant Wholesalers, U.S.: 2008-2013
7) Total Monthly Sales and Inventories of Merchant Wholesalers, U.S.: JanuaryAugust 2014
8) Retail & Food Services Sales by Kind of Business, U.S.: Monthly, through August 2014
9) Retail & Food Services Sales by Kind of Business, U.S.: 2008-2013
10) Estimated Quarterly U.S. Retail Sales, Total & ECommerce: 1st Quarter 20062nd Quarter 2014
11) Total U.S. Disposable Income, Expenditures & Gross Domestic & National Product Per Capita: Selected Years, 1960-2014
12) Average Annual U.S. Household Expenditures: 2008-2013
13) Distribution of Total U.S. Annual Household Expenditures, by Major Category: 2013
14) Resident Population Estimates by Age, U.S.: 2006-2013
15) Employment in the Retail Industry, U.S.: 2006August 2014

Companies Mentioned:

7Eleven Inc
84 Lumber Company
99 Cents Only Stores
A C Moore Arts & Crafts Inc
A S Watson Group
Aaron’s Inc
Abercrombie & Fitch Co
Abt Electronics Inc
Academy Sports & Outdoors Ltd
Ace Hardware Corporation
Advance Auto Parts Inc
AEON Co Ltd
AeroGroup International Inc
Aeropostale Inc
Ahold USA Inc
Albertson’s LLC
ALCO Stores Inc
ALDI Group
Aldo Group Inc
Alimentation CoucheTard Inc
AllenEdmonds Shoe Corp
Alliance Boots GmbH
Alticor Inc (Amway)
AMCON Distributing Co
American Apparel Inc
American Eagle Outfitters Inc
American Girl LLC
Ann Inc
Apple Inc
Arcadia Group
Arcs Company Limited
Arden Group Inc
Army and Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES)
Ascena Retail Group Inc
Ashley Furniture Industries Inc
Associated Wholesale Grocers Inc
At Home Corp
AutoZone Inc
Avon Products Inc
Axfood AB
B&Q plc
Barbeques Galore Inc
Bare Escentuals Inc
Barnes & Noble College Booksellers Inc
Barnes & Noble Inc
Barney’s New York Inc
Bass Pro Shops Inc
Bath & Body Works Inc
BeautiControl Inc
Beauty Gems Holdings Co Ltd
Bebe Stores Inc
Bed Bath & Beyond Inc
Belk Inc
Benetton Group SPA
Best Buy Co Inc
Bestway Inc
BHS Limited
Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation
Big Lots Inc
Billabong International Ltd
BIM Birlesik Magazalar AS
Birks Group Inc
BJ’s Wholesale Club Inc
Blair Corporation
Blockbuster LLC
Body Shop International plc (The)
BonTon Stores Inc (The)
Books A Million Inc
Boral Limited
Boscov’s Inc
Brazilian Distribution Company
Brooks Brothers Group Inc
Brookstone Inc
Brown Shoe Company Inc
Buckle Inc (The)
BuildABear Workshop Inc
Building Materials Holding Corp (BMC)
Bulgari SpA
Burberry Group plc
Burlington Coat Factory
Cabela’s Inc
Cache Inc
Calloway’s Nursery Inc
Canadian Tire Corp Ltd
Carphone Warehouse Group plc
CARQUEST Corp
Carrefour SA
CarrGottstein Foods Co
Carters Inc
Casey’s General Stores Inc
Cash America International Inc
Cato Corp (The)
CCA Global Partners
Chanel SA
Charlotte Russe Holding Inc
Charming Charlie
Charming Shoppes Inc
Chico’s FAS Inc
Children’s Place Retail Stores Inc (The)
Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Ltd
Christian Dior SA
Christies International plc
Christopher & Banks Corp
Claire’s Stores Inc
Coach Inc
Coldwater Creek Direct
Coles Group Ltd
Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao SA (CBD)
CompUSA Inc
Conn’s Inc
Container Store (The)
CORT Business Services Corporation
Cortefiel SA
Cost Plus Inc
Cost U Less Inc
Costco Wholesale Corp
Cumberland Farms Inc
CVS Health
De Beers SA
Deb Shops Inc
Delhaize Group
dELiA*s Inc
Demoulas Super Markets Inc
Destination Maternity Corp
Destination XL Group Inc
Diane von Furstenberg Studio LP
Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc
Diesel SpA
Dillard’s Inc
Discount Tire Co
Distribuidora Internacional de Alimentacion SA
Dixons Carphone PLC
Do It Best Corp
Dolce & Gabbana SpA (D&G)
Dollar General Corporation
Dollar Tree Inc
Douglas Holding AG
DSW Inc
Duane Reade Inc
Eastern Mountain Sports Inc
ECCO Sko A/S
Eddie Bauer LLC
Eileen Fisher Inc
El Puerto de Liverpool SAB de CV
ElderBeerman Stores Corp (The)
Emerging Vision Inc
Esprit Holdings Ltd
Estee Lauder Companies Inc (The)
Etam Developpement
Ethan Allen Interiors Inc
EVINE Live Inc
Express Inc
EZcorp Inc
Family Dollar Stores Inc
FamilyMart Co Ltd
Fanatics Inc
Federation of Migros Cooperatives
Ferguson Enterprises Inc
Fila USA Inc
Filippa K
Finish Line Inc (The)
First Cash Financial Services Inc
Fisher Auto Parts Inc
Five Below Inc
FJ Benjamin Holdings
Foot Locker Inc
Forever 21 Inc
Fossil Group Inc
Francesca’s Holdings Corp
Franklin Covey Co
Frederick’s of Hollywood Group Inc
Fred’s Inc
French Connection Group plc
Fresh Market Inc (The)
Frontgate HSN Inc
Fry’s Electronics Inc
Fung Group
Furniture Brands International Inc
GameStop Corp
Gap Inc (The)
Garden Ridge Corporation
Genesco Inc
Genuine Parts Company
George Weston Limited
Gianni Versace SpA
Giant Eagle Inc
GIII Apparel Group Ltd
Giorgio Armani SpA
GNC Holdings Inc
Golub Corporation
GOME Electrical Appliance
Gordmans Stores Inc
Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company (The, A&P)
Gristede’s Foods Inc
Groupe Adeo
Groupe Auchan SA
Groupe Casino (Casino Guichard Perrachon SA)
Grupo Comercial Gomo SA de CV
Grupo Elektra SA de CV
Grupo Sanborns SA de CV
Guess? Inc
Guitar Center Inc
Gymboree Corp (The)
H&M (Hennes & Mauritz) AB
H2O Retailing Corporation
Haggar Corp
Hallmark Cards Inc
Hancock Fabrics Inc
Hanover Direct Inc
Harris Teeter Supermarkets Inc
Harry & David Holdings Inc
Hastings Entertainment Inc
Hat World Corporation
Haverty Furniture Companies Inc
HE Butt Grocery Company (HEB)
Herbalife Ltd
Hermes International SA
Hhgregg Inc
Hibbett Sports Inc
HMSHost Corp
Hobby Lobby Stores Inc
Home Depot Inc
Home Retail Group plc
Hot Topic Inc
HSN Inc (Home Shopping Network)
Hudson’s Bay Company
Hugo Boss AG
HyVee Inc
IKEA (Inter IKEA Systems BV)
Inditex (Industria de Diseno Textil SA)
Ingles Markets Inc
Interbond Corporation of America (BrandsMart)
IParty Corp
Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings Ltd
ItoYokado Co Ltd
J C Penney Company Inc
J Crew Group Inc
J Front Retailing Co
J Jill Group Inc (The)
J Sainsbury plc
Jean Coutu Group Inc (The)
Jennifer Convertibles Inc
Jeronimo Martins SGPS SA
Jil Sander SpA
Jo Ann Stores Inc
John Lewis Partnership
Jos A Bank Clothiers Inc
Kasper Ltd
Kate Spade & Company Inc
Kate Spade LLC
Kenneth Cole Productions Inc
KERING SA
KiK Textilien & NonFood GmbH
Kingfisher plc
Kirklands Inc
Kmart Holding Corporation
Kohl’s Corp
Kroger Co (The)
L Brands Inc
L L Bean Inc
Lacoste SA
Lands End Inc
Lawson Inc
LaZBoy Incorporated
Les Schwab Tire Centers
Leslie’s Poolmart Inc
Levi Strauss & Co
Lianhua Supermarket Holdings Co Ltd
Lidl Stiftung & Co. KG
LifeWay Christian Resources
Lillian Vernon Corporation
Limited Stores LLC
Liquidation World Inc
Little Switzerland Inc
Loblaw Companies Limited
Lojas Americanas SA
Lojas Renner SA
Lord & Taylor LLC
Lotte Shopping Co
Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores LLC
Lowe’s Companies Inc
lululemon Athletica Inc
Luxottica Group SpA
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA
Macy’s Inc
Maidenform Inc
Mango/MNG Holding SL
Marc Ecko Enterprises
MarineMax Inc
Marks & Spencer Group plc
Marsh Supermarkets Inc
Mary Kay Inc
Massmart Holdings Ltd
Max Mara Fashion Group SRL
Medicine Shoppe International Inc
Meijer Inc
Menard Inc
Men’s Wearhouse Inc (The)
METRO AG
Metro Inc
Michael Kors Holdings Ltd
Michaels Stores Inc
Moncler SpA
NACCO Industries Inc
Nash Finch Company
National Vision Inc
Natural Health Trends Corp
Nature’s Sunshine Products Inc
Nautica Enterprises Inc
Nautilus Inc
Nebraska Furniture Mart Inc
Neiman Marcus Group Inc (The)
New Look Group plc
New York & Company Inc
NEXT plc
Nike Inc
Nordstrom Inc
Nugget Markets
Office Depot Inc
OfficeMax Inc
Orchard Brands
O’Reilly Automotive Inc
Organizacion Soriana SAB de CV
Orvis Company Inc (The)
OshKosh B’Gosh Inc
Otto GmbH & Co KG (Otto Group)
Outerwall Inc
Oxylane Group (Decathlon)
Pacific Sunwear of California Inc
Pantry Inc (The)
Parkland Fuel Corporation
Party City Holdings Inc
Patagonia Inc
Pathmark Stores Inc
Payless ShoeSource Inc
PC Richard & Son LLC
Pep BoysManny Moe & Jack (The)
Perfumania Holdings Inc
Petco Animal Supplies Inc
PetMed Express Inc
PetSmart Inc
Pick N Pay Stores Limited
Pier 1 Imports Inc
Piercing Pagoda Inc
Piggly Wiggly Midwest LLC
Pilot Flying J
Prada SpA
Praktiker AG
Premier Salon Canada Inc
PriceSmart Inc
Publix Super Markets Inc
PUMA SE
PVH Corp
Quiksilver Inc
QuikTrip Corporation
QVC Inc
RaceTrac Petroleum Inc
Rack Room Shoes Inc
RadioShack Corporation
RaiaDrogasil SA
Raley’s Family of Fine Stores
Ralph Lauren Corporation
Ratner Companies
RBC Life Sciences Inc
Recreational Equipment Inc (REI)
Red Wing Shoe Company Inc
Redbox Automated Retail LLC
Redcats USA
Reebok International Ltd
Reeds Jewelers Inc
Regis Corporation
RentACenter Inc
Restoration Hardware Holdings Inc (RH)
REWE Group AG
Richemont (Compagnie Financiere Richemont SA)
Rite Aid Corporation
Ritz & Wolf Camera & Image
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Inc
RONA Inc
Rooms To Go Inc
Ross Stores Inc
Roundy’s Inc
Royal Ahold NV
Rue21 Inc
Ryohin Keikaku Co Ltd (Muji)
Safeway Inc
Saker ShopRites Inc
Saks Inc
Salvatore Ferragamo SpA
Sam’s Club
Samsonite International SA
Samuels Jewelers Inc
Saucony Inc
Save Mart Supermarkets
Schnuck Markets Inc
Sculptz Inc
Sears Canada Inc
Sears Holdings Corporation
Sears Hometown & Outlet Stores Inc
Seven & I Holdings Co Ltd
Sherwin Williams Company (The)
Shoe Carnival Inc
Shopko Stores Operating Co LLC
Shoppers Drug Mart Inc
Shoprite Holdings Limited
Siam FamilyMart Co Ltd
Signet Jewelers Limited (Zale, Kay & Sterling Jewelers)
Simply Fashion Stores Ltd
Skechers USA Inc
SkyMall Inc
Sleepy’s LLC
Smart & Final Stores Inc
Sotheby’s
Southeastern Grocers (Winn Dixie)
SpartanNash Company
Spectrum Group International Inc
Spiegel Brands Inc
Sport Chalet Inc
Sports Authority Inc (The)
Sportsman’s Guide Inc (The)
Sprouts Farmers Market LLC
St John Knits International Inc
Stage Stores Inc
Staples Inc
Starbucks Corporation
Stater Bros Markets
Stefanel SpA
Stein Mart Inc
Sterling Jewelers Inc
Steven Madden Ltd
Stew Leonard’s
Stewart’s Shops Corp
Stock Building Supply Inc
Sun Art Retail Group Ltd
Supervalu Inc
Sur La Table
Susser Holdings Corporation
Swank Inc
Takashimaya Company Limited
Talbots Inc (The)
Tamara G Designs
Target Corporation
TBC Corporation
Teavana Holdings Inc
Tesco plc
Thomas Kinkade Company
Tiffany & Co
Tilly’s Inc
Timberland Co
TJX Companies Inc (The)
Tommy Hilfiger Corp
Tory Burch LLC
Toys R Us Inc
Tractor Supply Company
Trader Joe’s Company Inc
Trans World Entertainment Corp
Trendy Group International Holding Ltd (TGI)
True Religion Apparel Inc
True Value Company
Tuesday Morning Corporation
Tupperware Brands Corporation
Tween Brands Inc
Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance Inc
Uniqlo Co Ltd (Fast Retailing Co Ltd)
United Natural Foods Inc
United Retail Group Inc
United Supermarkets LLC
UNY Co Ltd
Urban Outfitters Inc
Valentino Fashion Group SpA
Vans Inc
Vente Privee
VF Corp
Viavarejo SA
Victoria’s Secret
Village Super Market Inc
Virgin Group Ltd
Vitamin Shoppe Inc
Walgreen Co
Walking Company Holdings Inc (The)
WalMart de Mexico y Centroamerica
WalMart Stores Inc
Warnaco Swimwear Inc
Wawa Inc
Wegman’s Food Markets Inc
Weis Markets Inc
West Marine Inc
Western Beef Inc
Wet Seal Inc (The)
Weyco Group Inc
Whole Foods Market Inc
Wild Birds Unlimited Inc
Williams Sonoma Inc
Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC
Wolford AG
Wolverine World Wide Inc
Yamada Denki Co
Yankee Candle Company Inc
Zale Corporation
Zara International Inc
Zegna (Ermenegildo Zegna Holditalia SpA)
Zulily Inc

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