PLUNKETT'S RETAIL INDUSTRY TRENDS & STATISTICS 2015
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Pages: 59 Statistical Tables Provided: 15 Geographic Focus: Global
A condensed market research report excerpted from Plunkett’s Retail Industry Almanac 2015, including forecasts and market estimates, technologies analysis and vital statistical tables. You will gain significant insights that can help you shape your own strategy for business development, product development and investments.
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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