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Contents, Statistics, Forecasts and Analysis Include:
Major Trends Affecting the Retail Industry
1) Introduction to the Retail Industry 2) Wal-Mart Still Dominates the Retail Industry, but Invests in Web Presence to Battle Amazon 3) Department Stores Suffer, While Today’s Consumers Demand Discounts and Convenience 4) Warehouse Clubs and Discount Department Stores Battle for Market Share 5) Private Label Brands Grow in Share of Total Store Sales 6) Diverse Selling Techniques Boost Direct Marketers and Non-Store Sales 7) Apple Sets the Bar for Showcase Stores and Super-Merchandisers 8) Consumers Slowly Increase Borrowing 9) Bricks, Clicks and Catalogs Create Synergies While Online Sales Growth Surges 10) Retail Technologies Advance for Store Checkout and Restaurant Orders/Apps and Location-Based Ads Drive Sales 11) Retailers Offer Expedited Delivery to Compete with Amazon 12) RFID Drives Inventory Management Evolution 13) Smartphones and Financial Technology (FinTech) Enable New Mobile Payment Methods 14) Near Field Communications (NFC) Changes Credit and Debit Cards 15) Self-Service Apparel Fitting Technologies Grow in Stores and Online 16) Retailers Look for Long-Term Growth in Emerging Markets, Including China and India 17) Retail Center Occupancy Is Challenged as Online Sales Hurt Stores 18) Entertainment-Based 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) LOHAS- Socially Conscious Consumers Create Challenges and Opportunities for Advertisers and Marketers 22) Plus Sizes Market Evolves to Serve Overweight Consumers 23) Discount Clothing Retailers See Promise in Designer Lines 24) Luxury Apparel, Accessories and Consumer Products Lines Compete for Growth 25) Manhattan’s FreshDirect Sets the Pace in Grocery Sales Over the Internet/Amazon Competes in Groceries 26) How to Interpret Reports of Retail Sales
Retail Industry Statistics U.S. Retail Industry Statistics and Market Size Overview Annual Consumer Price Index, 1935-2017, U.S. Exports, General Imports & Trade Balance in Goods, U.S.: 1989-2nd Quarter 2017 Total U.S. Retail Sales & Annual Percent Change: 1992- August 2017 U.S. Retail Trade Corporation Statistics, 2nd Quarter 2017 Total Annual Sales of Merchant Wholesalers, U.S.: 2011-2016 Total Monthly Sales and Inventories of Merchant Wholesalers, U.S.: January-August 2017 Retail & Food Services Sales by Kind of Business, U.S.: Monthly, through August 2017 Retail & Food Services Sales by Kind of Business, U.S.: 2011-2016 Estimated Quarterly U.S. Retail Sales, Total & E-Commerce: 1st Quarter 2008-2nd Quarter 2017 Total U.S. Disposable Income, Expenditures & Gross Domestic & National Product Per Capita: Selected Years, 1960-2016 Average Annual Expenditures of All Consumer Households: 2011-2016, U.S. Distribution of Total U.S. Annual Household Expenditures, by Major Category: 2015 Resident Population Estimates by Age, U.S.: 2010-2016 Employment in the Retail Industry, U.S.: 2010-September 2017