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Retail Business Market Research Handbook 2017-2018

Retail Business Market Research Handbook 2017-2018

Retail Business Market Research Handbook 2017-2018 provides the most comprehensive retail market data and analyses available in any reference.

Retail Business Market Research Handbook 2017-2018 presents the f ollowing:

Year-end and historical market data by sector
Trends and current business activities
Discussion of emerging e-commerce and mobile commerce markets
Review of the financial performance of market leaders
Retail brand valuations
Assessment of retail shopper satisfaction
Profile of malls and shopping centers
Assessment of consumer packaged goods, health/beauty/cosmetics, home furnishings, licensed merchandise, and luxury brands
Holiday, back-to-school, and back-to-college spending data
In-depth analysis of supermarket and drugstore segments
Analysis of the bridal and wedding market

Over 800 website links - directly embedded into the electronic edition - provide access to additional market research and other useful resource


PART I: MARKET OVERVIEW
1 RETAIL SALES: U.S.
1.1 The U.S. Retail Sector
1.2 Retail Sales
1.3 Sales by Category
1.4 Market Resources
2 RETAIL SALES: STATE-BY-STATE
2.1 Retail Sales By State
2.2 Market Resources
3 RETAIL SALES: CANADA
3.1 Retail Sales
3.2 Retail Sales by Sector
3.3 E-Commerce
3.4 Market Resources
4 RETAIL SALES: PROVINCE-BY-PROVINCE
4.1 Retail Sales by Province
4.2 Market Resources
5 RETAIL CENSUS
5.1 Overview
5.2 Employment And Establishment Counts
6 PUBLICALLY TRADED RETAIL CORPORATIONS
6.1 Overview
6.2 Retail Stocks and Market Capitalization
7 CHRISTMAS SEASON SHOPPING
7.1 Market Assessment
7.2 Holiday Spending
7.3 Holiday Purchasing Trends
7.4 Holiday Online Shopping
8 BACK-TO-SCHOOL SHOPPING
8.1 Market Assessment
8.2 Back-to-School Spending
8.3 Back-to-College Spending
8.4 Market Resources
PART II: E-COMMERCE
9 MARKET ASSESSMENT
9.1 Consumer Shopping Online
9.2 E-Commerce Spending
9.3 Online Spending By Category
9.4 Top Online Shopping Categories
9.5 Top Online Shopping Sites
9.6 Market Resources
10 OMNICHANNEL SHOPPING
10.1 Overview
10.2 Web-Influenced Retail Sales
10.3 Customer Preference For Omnichannel Retail
10.4 Cross-Channel Shopping
10.5 Buy Online, Pick Up In-Store
10.6 Catalogs
11 MOBILE COMMERCE
11.1 Overview
11.2 Mobile-Influenced Retail Purchases
11.3 Market Assessment
11.4 Use Of Mobile Devices For Online Purchases
11.5 Customer Service For Mobile Shoppers
11.6 In-Store Mobile
12 E-RETAILERS: LARGEST COMPANIES
12.1 Online Retailers
12.2 Market Resources
13 SHOPPING ONLINE
13.1 Why People Shop Online
13.2 Characteristics Of Online Shopping
13.3 Expectations Online
13.4 Selecting An Online Retailer
13.5 Shopping On Social Sites
13.6 Buying Direct From Brands
14 E-RETAILERS: CONSUMER FAVORITES
14.1 Favorite 50
14.2 Market Resources
PART III: MARKET LEADERS
15 RETAILERS: LARGEST COMPANIES
15.1 Rank By Revenue
15.2 Market Resources
16 MAJOR RETAILERS: CUSTOMER PROFILE
16.1 Overview
16.2 Purchase Activity Index
16.3 Market Resources
17 RETAIL CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE
17.1 Overview
17.2 Customer Satisfaction Leaders
17.3 Market Resources
18 TOP GROWTH CHAINS
18.1 Growth Chains
18.2 Market Resources
19 MOST VALUABLE RETAIL BRANDS
19.1 Ranking By Valuation
19.2 Market Resources
20 TOP BRANDS IN SHOPPER SATISFACTION
20.1 Overview
20.2 Retailers
20.3 Consumer Products
20.4 Market Resources
21 TOP BRANDS IN REPUTATION
21.1 Overview
21.2 Reputation Rating
21.3 Market Resources
PART IV: ANALYSES
22 AIRPORT RETAIL
22.1 Market Assessment
22.2 Top Airports For Retail
22.3 Duty-Free Retail
22.4 Market Resources
23 AUTOMOTIVE PARTS STORES
23.1 Market Assessment
23.2 Retail Census
23.3 Market Leaders
23.4 Sector Profile
23.5 Customer Shopping
23.6 Market Resources
24 BABY PRODUCTS
24.1 Market Assessment
24.2 Market Leaders
24.3 Market Resources
25 BOOK STORES
25.1 Market Assessment
25.2 Retail Census
25.3 Marketshare Leaders
25.4 Sector Profile
25.5 Independent Book Stores
25.6 E-Books
25.7 Market Resources
26 BRIDAL & WEDDING MARKET
26.1 Market Assessment
26.2 Engagement and After-Wedding Shopping
26.3 Wedding-Gift Giving
26.4 Wedding Registries
27 CONVENIENCE STORES
27.1 Sector Profile
27.2 Market Assessment
27.3 Marketshare Leaders
27.4 In-Store Sales
27.5 Market Resources
28 CRAFTS & HOBBY STORES
28.1 Market Assessment
28.2 Retail Census
28.3 Marketshare Leaders
28.4 Market Characteristics and Trends
28.5 Market Resources
29 DEPARTMENT STORES
29.1 Market Assessment
29.2 Retail Census
29.3 Marketshare Leaders
29.4 Market Trends
29.5 Market Resources
30 DOLLAR STORES & EXTREME-VALUE RETAILERS
30.1 Market Assessment
30.2 Retail Census
30.3 Marketshare Leaders
30.4 Market Characteristics and Trends
31 HOME CENTERS & HARDWARE
31.1 Market Assessment
31.2 Retail Census
31.3 Marketshare Leaders
32 MILITARY EXCHANGES
32.1 Market Assessment
32.2 The Army and Air Force Exchange Service
32.3 Navy Exchange Service Command
32.4 Market Resources
33 OFFICE PRODUCTS
33.1 Market Assessment
33.2 Retail Census
33.3 Marketshare Leaders
33.4 Online Retail
33.5 Office And School Supplies
33.6 Market Resources
34 PET SUPPLIES
34.1 Market Assessment
34.2 Marketshare Leaders
34.3 Market Resources
35 PRIVATE LABEL
35.1 Market Assessment
35.2 Comparison With National Brands
35.3 Private Label CPG
35.4 Market Resources
36 RETURNS
36.1 Overview
36.2 Returns and Fraud in 2015
36.3 Return Rate by Category
36.4 Returns by State
36.5 Returns by Province
36.6 Market Resources
37 TOYS & VIDEO GAMES
37.1 Market Assessment: Toy And Game Retail Stores
37.2 Retail Census
37.3 Market Assessment: Toys
37.4 Market Assessment: Video Games
37.5 Marketshare Leaders
37.6 Market Resources
38 USED MERCHANDISE STORES
38.1 Overview
38.2 Market Assessment
38.3 Retail Census
38.4 Market Leaders
38.5 Market Resources
PART V: APPAREL, FOOTWEAR & ACCESSORIES
39 MARKET ASSESSMENT: APPAREL
39.1 Apparel Specialty Store Spending
39.2 Retail Census
39.3 Total Apparel Spending
39.4 Growth Segments
39.5 Online Spending
39.6 Marketshare Leaders
39.7 Market Resources
40 MARKET ASSESSMENT: FOOTWEAR
40.1 Market Assessment
40.2 Retail Census
40.3 Fashion Footwear
40.4 Brand Focus Studies
40.5 Online Sales
40.6 Athletic Footwear
40.7 Sector Profile
40.8 Marketshare Leaders
40.9 Market Resources
41 MARKET ASSESSMENT: JEWELRY
41.1 Jewelry Sales
41.2 Jewelry Store Sales
41.3 Retail Census
41.4 Sector Profile
41.5 Market Leaders
41.6 Market Resources
42 MOST VALUABLE APPAREL & LUXURY BRANDS
42.1 Apparel Brand Valuations 2016
42.2 Luxury Brand Valuations 2016
42.3 Market Resources
43 ONLINE RETAIL
43.1 Market Assessment
43.2 Market Leaders
43.3 The Online Customer
PART VI: ELECTRONICS & APPLIANCE STORES
44 MARKET ASSESSMENT
44.1 Sector Sales
44.2 Retail Census
44.3 Marketshare Leaders
44.4 Market Resources
45 CONSUMER ELECTRONICS
45.1 Market Assessment
45.2 Household Use Of CE Products
45.3 Category Assessment
45.4 Market Resources
46 ONLINE RETAIL
46.1 Market Assessment
PART VII: CONSUMER PACKAGED GOODS
47 MARKET ASSESSMENT
47.1 Rank By Sales
47.2 Market Resources
48 CPG SECTOR TRENDS
48.1 Overview
48.2 Share By Channel
48.3 Industry Growth
48.4 Category Growth
48.5 Market Resources
49 LARGEST CPG COMPANIES
49.1 Largest Companies
50 MOST VALUABLE CPG BRANDS
50.1 Brand Valuations 2016
50.2 Market Resources
51 SECTOR & BRAND REPUTATION
51.1 Overview
51.2 CPG Sector Reputation
51.3 Brand Reputation Rating
51.4 Market Resources
52 ONLINE RETAIL
52.1 Market Assessment
52.2 Online Initiatives
52.3 Online GPG Sales Growth
PART VIII: DISCOUNT STORES, SUPERCENTERS & WAREHOUSE CLUBS
53 MARKET ASSESSMENT
53.1 Market Assessment
53.2 Retail Census
53.3 Marketshare Leaders
53.4 Market Resources
54 MARKETSHARE BY METROPOLITAN AREA
54.1 Retail Sales In The Largest MSAs
54.2 Market Resources
55 CUSTOMER PROFILE
55.1 Demographics of Mass Merchant Customers
55.2 Warehouse Club Members
55.3 Market Resources
PART IX: DRUG STORES & PHARMACIES
56 MARKET ASSESSMENT
56.1 Sector Sales
56.2 Retail Census
56.3 Market Resources
57 LARGEST CHAIN RETAIL PHARMACIES
57.1 Marketshare Leaders
57.2 Market Resources
58 MERCHANDISE SALES MIX
58.1 Sales Distribution For Chain Drug Stores
58.2 Market Resources
59 CPG SALES IN DRUG STORES
59.1 Sales at Mass Market Retail Stores
59.2 Market Resources
60 SALES BY METROPOLITAN AREA
60.1 Top 100 Markets
60.2 Market Resources
61 MARKETSHARE BY METROPOLITAN AREA
61.1 Retail Sales In The Largest MSAs
61.2 Market Resources
62 STORE COUNTS
62.1 Overview
62.2 State-by-State
62.3 Market Resources
PART X: HEALTH, BEAUTY & COSMETICS
63 MASS MARKET HBC PRODUCTS
63.1 Market Assessment
63.2 Market Resources
64 BEAUTY PRODUCTS & COSMETICS
64.1 Cosmetics
64.2 Prestige Beauty Products
64.3 Heavy Cosmetics Buyers
64.4 Cosmetics and Personal Grooming Products Online
64.5 Market Resources
65 TOP RETAILERS
65.1 Top-Ranking O-T-C/HBC Retailers
65.2 Market Resources
66 TOP BRANDS
66.1 Overview
66.2 Market Leaders
66.3 Market Resources
67 ONLINE RETAIL
67.1 Market Assessment
67.2 Online Shopping Characteristics
PART XI: HOME FURNISHINGS & HOUSEWARES
68 MARKET ASSESSMENT: FURNITURE/DECOR STORES
68.1 Spending At Furniture and Home Decor Stores
68.2 Furniture Stores
68.3 Home Decor And Furnishings Stores
68.4 Floor Covering Stores
68.5 Retail Census
69 MARKET ASSESSMENT: RETAIL PRODUCTS
69.1 Total Product Spending
69.2 Sales For Product Categories
69.3 Retail Channels
69.4 Market Resources
70 TOP RETAILERS
70.1 Market Leaders
70.2 Market Resources
71 LARGEST HOME FURNISHINGS COMPANIES
71.1 Top Suppliers Of Home Furnishings Products
71.2 Market Resources
72 ONLINE RETAIL
72.1 Market Assessment
PART XII: SPORTING GOODS
73 MARKET ASSESSMENT: SPORTING GOODS STORES
73.1 Spending At Sporting Goods Stores
73.2 Retail Census
73.3 Marketshare Leaders
73.4 Trends
73.5 Market Resources
74 MARKET ASSESSMENT: SPORTING GOODS PRODUCTS
74.1 Market Assessment
74.2 Sporting Goods Equipment
74.3 Athletic Footwear
74.4 Sales By Retail Channel
74.5 Market Resources
75 SPORTS & RECREATION PARTICIPATION
75.1 Conditioning and Fitness
75.2 Individual Sports
75.3 Racquet Sports
75.4 Team Sports
75.5 Outdoor Sports
75.6 Water Sports
75.7 Market Resources
76 SPORTING GOODS SHOPPING
76.1 Shopping At Sporting Goods Stores
76.2 Market Resources
PART XIII: SUPERMARKETS & GROCERIES
77 MARKET ASSESSMENT
77.1 Market Assessment
77.2 Retail Census
77.3 Segment Profile
77.4 Market Resources
78 LARGEST SUPERMARKET CHAINS
78.1 Marketshare Leaders
78.2 Market Resources
79 MARKETSHARE BY METROPOLITAN AREA
79.1 Retail Sales In The Largest MSAs
79.2 Market Resources
80 CUSTOMER SPENDING
80.1 Spending At Supermarkets
80.2 Market Resources
81 CPG SALES IN SUPERMARKETS
81.1 Sales at Mass Market Retail Stores
81.2 Market Resources
82 FOOD RETAILING FORMATS
82.1 Overview
82.2 Marketshare Distribution
82.3 Market Resources
83 GROCERY SHOPPING ONLINE
83.1 Market Assessment
83.2 Key Players
83.3 The Digital Grocery Shopper
PART XIV: SHOPPING CENTERS
84 MALLS & SHOPPING CENTERS
84.1 Overview
84.2 Property Types, Configurations and Primary Trade Areas
84.3 Largest Malls
84.4 Market Trends
84.5 Market Resources
85 SHOPPING CENTERS: STATE-BY-STATE
85.1 State Profiles
85.2 Largest Malls
85.3 Market Resources
86 OWNERS
86.1 Overview
86.2 Retail Property Owners
86.3 Market Resources
87 MANAGERS
87.1 Overview
87.2 Retail Property Owners
87.3 Market Resources
88 BROKERS
88.1 Overview
88.2 Retail Property Brokers
88.3 Market Resources
89 DEVELOPERS, REDEVELOPERS & ACQUIRERS
89.1 Overview
89.2 Top Developers
89.3 Top Redevelopers
89.4 Top Acquirers
89.5 Market Resources
APPENDIX A - ACADEMIC PROGRAMS: RETAIL MANAGEMENT
APPENDIX B - ACADEMIC PROGRAMS: FASHION DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY
APPENDIX C - ANALYSTS
APPENDIX D - ASSOCIATIONS
APPENDIX E - PERIODICALS
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