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Retailing market research reports by First Research, Inc.

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  • Retail Sector

    ... companies include Costco, Kroger, and Walmart (all based in the US), as well as Aldi (Germany), Carrefour (France), Schwarz (Germany), and Tesco (UK). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE The internet and increasing consumer connectivity are transforming the retail ... Read More

  • Bookstores

    ... in the US), as well as Fnac Darty (France), Indigo Books & Music (Canada), Kinokuniya (Japan), Page One (China), Thalia (Germany), and Waterstones and WHSmith (UK). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Amid competition from online retailers and mass ... Read More

  • Internet & Mail-Order Retail

    ... Retail Group-owned QVC and HSN, as well as Shop Direct Home Shopping (based in the UK), Otto Group (Germany), Alibaba Group-owned Taobao (China), Walmart-owned Flipkart (India), and Rakuten (Japan). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by ... Read More

  • Warehouse Clubs & Superstores

    ... sold in large quantities. Major companies include Sam's Club (Walmart); Costco Wholesale; BJ's Wholesale Club; and Meijer (all based in the US), as well as Carrefour (France), Metro (Germany), and Tesco (UK). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demographics ... Read More

  • Gas Stations

    ... Although major oil companies own few retail fueling outlets, many gas stations contract to sell specific brands of fuel. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand depends on the volume of consumer and commercial driving. The profitability of individual ... Read More

  • Clothing Stores

    ... based in the US), along with Hennes & Mauritz (Sweden), Inditex's Zara chain (Spain), and Arcadia Group's Topshop (UK). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Personal income and fashion trends drive demand for clothing. The profitability of individual companies ... Read More

  • Grocery Stores & Supermarkets

    ... discounters, and changing consumer perceptions of value. Traditional grocery chains now compete for market share with a slew of domestic and foreign competitors, including warehouse clubs and discounters, convenience, drug, and dollar stores, internet retailers, ... Read More

  • Direct Selling

    ... Food, and Tupperware, as well as Vorwerk (Germany), Natura (Brazil), Herbalife (Grand Cayman), Coway (South Korea), and China's Infinitus, and Perfect. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Personal income and consumer preferences drive demand for the diverse array of ... Read More

  • Department Stores

    ... companies include Macy's, Sears, and JCPenney (all based in the US), as well as Hudson's Bay Co. (Canada), Debenhams and Marks & Spencer (UK), El Corte Ingles (Spain), Galeria Kaufhof (Germany), Galeries Lafayette (France), and ... Read More

  • Convenience Stores & Truck Stops

    ... American subsidiary of Seven-Eleven Japan), Circle K (a division of Canada-based Couche-Tard), Casey's General Stores, and Wawa. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Consumer and commercial driving trends drive demand. The profitability of individual stores depends on competitive pricing, ... Read More

  • Home Centers & Hardware Stores

    ... and True Value (all based in the US), as well as Kingfisher (UK), Leroy Merlin (France), OBI (Germany), and Lowe's-owned RONA (Canada). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Home remodeling and repair and new homebuilding drive demand. The profitability ... Read More

  • Used Merchandise Stores

    ... (all based in the US), Bookoff (Japan), and Oxfam (UK). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demographics, consumer income, and consumer tastes drive demand. The profitability of individual companies depends on efficient procurement and effective merchandising. Large companies have ... Read More

  • Health Supplement Stores

    ... based in the US), along with Holland & Barrett (UK). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Health and nutrition trends, aging populations, and consumer spending drive demand. The profitability of individual companies depends on product innovation, effective merchandising, and ... Read More

  • Dollar & Other General Merchandise Stores

    ... and Dollar Tree (both based in the US), along with Dollarama (Canada) and Poundland Group (UK). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by consumer spending, particularly among less affluent consumers, as most companies target the lower- ... Read More

  • Petroleum & Petroleum Products Wholesalers

    ... include Equinor Marketing & Trading, Global Partners, Mansfield Oil, Sunoco, and World Fuel Services. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand for petroleum comes mainly from auto and truck use and home heating. Profitability is determined by the efficiency ... Read More

  • Specialty Food Stores

    ... in a single product category. No major companies dominate the industry. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Consumer spending and tastes drive demand. The profitability of individual companies depends on effective merchandising and the ability to generate store traffic. ... Read More

  • Nonstore Retail

    ... Amazon, eBay, HSN, QVC, and Newegg, as well as Alibaba Group (China), Argos (UK), JD.com (China), MercadoLibre (Argentina), and Otto Group (Germany). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by consumers’ personal income. The profitability of individual ... Read More

  • Garden Centers & Farm Supply Stores

    ... feed. Major companies include Adams Fairacre Farms, Armstrong Garden Centers, Calloway's Nursery, Meadows Farms, and Tractor Supply Company (all based in the US), as well as Dobbies and Wyevale Garden Centres (the UK). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE ... Read More

  • Drug Stores

    ... Health, and Rite Aid (all based in the US), along with Jean Coutu and Shoppers Drug Mart (Canada), China Nepstar (China), AS Watson (Hong Kong), Matsumoto Kiyoshi (Japan), Anton Schlecker and Dirk Rossmann (Germany), and ... Read More

  • Furniture Stores

    ... Hardware), Rooms To Go, and Williams-Sonoma (all based in the US), as well as DaVinci (China), HOLA Home Furnishing (Taiwan), DFS (UK), and IKEA (Sweden). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Household furniture sales are closely linked to home ... Read More

  • Building Material Dealers

    ... based in the US) as well as Beijing Easyhome Investment Holding Group and Red Star Macalline International (both based in China), Home Improvement Hirose (Japan), Kingfisher (UK), Bauhaus and Tengelmann-owned OBI (both based in Germany). ... Read More

  • Home Furnishings Stores

    ... US companies include At Home, Bed Bath & Beyond, Pier 1 Imports, RH (formerly Restoration Hardware), and Williams-Sonoma. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by consumer income. Large companies compete through volume purchasing, breadth of products, ... Read More

  • Fuel Oil & LP Gas Dealers

    ... all based in the US, as well as Japan's Mitsui & Co, Ultrapar Participações of Brazil, and Dutch firm SHV Holdings. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Residential, commercial, industrial, and agricultural heating needs drive demand. The profitability of ... Read More

  • Home Furniture & Housewares Stores

    ... 1 Imports, Rooms to Go (RTG Furniture), and Williams-Sonoma (all based in the US), as well as HOLA Home Furnishing (Test Rite Retail; Taiwan), Argos (J Sainsbury; UK), and IKEA (Sweden). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is ... Read More

  • Discount Department Stores

    ... include Kmart, Target, and Walmart (all based in the US), as well as Carrefour and Groupe Auchan (France), Daiso Japan, Lojas Americanas (Brazil), and METRO AG (Germany). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Population growth and consumer spending drive ... Read More

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