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Retail Business Market Research Handbook 2019-2020

Retail Business Market Research Handbook 2019-2020

Retail Business Market Research Handbook 2019-2020 provides the most
comprehensive retail market data and analyses available in any reference.

Retail Business Market Research Handbook 2019-2020 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


1 THE U.S. LEISURE MARKET
1.1 Expenditures on Leisure Activities
1.2 Time Spent With Leisure
1.3 Top 10 Leisure Activities
1.4 Favorite Leisure Activities
1.5 Leisure Activities For Millennials
1.6 The Quality of Leisure Time
1.7 Market Resources
2 AMUSEMENT PARKS
2.1 Market Assessment
2.2 City-by-City Survey
2.3 Most-Visited Amusement Parks
2.4 Market Resources
3 ARTS & CRAFTS
3.1 Market Assessment
3.2 Crafters
3.3 Online Marketplace
3.4 Crafts Supply Stores
3.5 Crafts Fairs and Festivals
3.6 Adult Coloring
3.7 Market Resources
4 AUTOMOTIVE-FOCUSED ACTIVITIES
4.1 America’s Love Affair With The Automobile
4.2 Auto Customizing
4.3 Auto Shows
4.4 Vintage Car Shows
4.5 Auto Museums
5 AVIATION-FOCUSED ACTIVITIES
5.1 Private Aviation
5.2 Air Shows
5.3 Aviation and Aerospace Museums
5.4 Market Resources
6 BICYCLING
6.1 Overview
6.2 Top Bicycle-Friendly Cities
6.3 Bicycle-Friendly Communities
6.4 Bicycle-Friendly States
6.5 Bike-Sharing Programs
6.6 Bicycle Commuting
6.7 Bicycle Trails
6.8 Market Resources
7 CASINOS
7.1 Market Assessment
7.2 Casino Census
7.3 State-by-State
7.4 Largest Casino Gaming Markets
7.5 Market Resources
8 CHALLENGE COURSES
8.1 Adventure Races and Obstacle Races
8.2 Major Races
8.3 Parkour and Freerunning
8.4 Zipline Courses
8.5 Market Resources
9 CIRCUSES
9.1 Overview
9.2 National Circuses
9.3 Local Circuses and Traveling Troupes
9.4 Circus Schools
9.5 Market Resources
10 CITIZEN SCIENCE
10.1 Overview
10.2 Interest In Science And Technology
10.3 Science News And Information
10.4 Astronomy
10.5 Gem Hunting and Rock Collecting
10.6 Raising Birds, Fish and Reptiles
10.7 Satellite Spotting
10.8 Science Centers
10.9 Market Resources
11 CLIMBING
11.1 Participation
11.2 Climbing Gyms
11.3 Mountaineering
11.4 Market Resources
12 COLLECTING
12.1 Participation and Spending
12.2 Scope of Collecting
12.3 Art Collecting
12.4 Classic Cars
12.5 Commemorative Coins
12.6 Sports Cards
13 COMEDY CLUBS
13.1 Market Assessment
13.2 Top Cities For Comedy
13.3 Market Resources
14 COMPUTER & VIDEO GAMES
14.1 Market Assessment
14.2 Participation
14.3 Types of Games
14.4 Game Genres
14.5 Casual and Social Games
14.6 Mobile Gaming
14.7 Gaming Networks
14.8 Market Resources
15 COMMUNITY & RECREATION CENTERS
15.1 Community Centers
15.2 Recreation Centers
15.3 Senior Centers
15.4 Market Resources
16 CRAFTSMAN HOBBIES
16.1 DIYers
16.2 Woodworking
17 CULINARY ARTS
17.1 Cooking for Enjoyment
17.2 Farmers’ Markets
17.3 Food & Wine Festivals
17.4 Cooking Schools
17.5 Culinary Media
17.6 Winery Tours and Events
18 CULTURAL & PERFORMING ARTS
18.1 Public Participation in the Arts
18.2 Performing Arts Activities
18.3 Survey of Metropolitan Areas
18.4 Market Resources
19 CULTURAL DISTRICTS
19.1 Overview
19.2 Metropolitan Cultural Districts
19.3 State Programs
19.4 Museum Districts
19.5 Market Resources
20 DRONES
20.1 Market Assessment
20.2 Activities and Applications
20.3 Drone Races
20.4 Academic Programs
21 ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICTS
21.1 Entertainment Districts
21.2 Live Music Centers
22 EQUESTRIAN
22.1 Equestrian Activities
22.2 Participation
22.3 Horse Shows
22.4 Polo
22.5 Rodeos
22.6 Market Resources
23 ESCAPE ROOMS & HAUNTED HOUSES
23.1 Escape Rooms
23.2 Haunted Houses
24 EXPERIENTIAL ACTIVITIES
24.1 Overview
24.2 Extreme Adventures
24.3 Fantasy Adventure Camps
24.4 Racing Schools and Driving Experiences
24.5 Sports Adventures
24.6 Sensory Experiences
24.7 Immersive Theater
24.8 Experiential Restaurants
25 FANDOM
25.1 Overview
25.2 Activities
25.3 Most Popular Fandom
25.4 Conventions and Events
26 FANTASY SPORTS
26.1 Overview
26.2 Market Assessment
26.3 Legality
26.4 Demographics
26.5 Season-Long Fantasy Sports
26.6 Daily Fantasy Sports
26.7 Market Resources
27 FASHION
27.1 Overview
27.2 Fashion Museums and Exhibitions
27.3 Fashion Shows
27.4 Fashion Media
27.5 Academic Programs
27.6 Market Resources
28 FESTIVALS, FAIRS & EVENTS
28.1 Market Assessment
28.2 Top 50 Fairs and Carnivals
28.3 State Fairs
28.4 Arts Fairs and Events
28.5 Film Festivals
28.6 Market Resources
29 FISHING
29.1 RBFF Assessment
29.2 SFIA Report
29.3 FWS Survey
29.4 Bass Fishing
29.5 Top Places For Family Fishing
29.6 Market Resources
30 FITNESS & HEALTH CLUBS
30.1 Fitness Activities
30.2 Fitness and Health Clubs
30.3 Market Leaders
30.4 Market Resources
31 GAMES
31.1 Board Games
31.2 Chess
31.3 Contact Bridge
31.4 Poker
31.5 Market Resources
32 GARDENING
32.1 Market Assessment
32.2 Food Gardening
32.3 Assessment By Metropolitan Area
32.4 Community Gardens
32.5 Botanical Gardens
32.6 Gardening Blogs
32.7 Market Resources
33 GENEALOGY
33.1 Market Assessment
33.2 Genealogy Research Websites
33.3 Genetic Genealogy
33.4 Market Resources
34 GOLF
34.1 Participation
34.2 Spending
34.3 Golf Courses
34.4 Top Golf Courses
34.5 Market Resources
35 HIKING
35.1 Overview
35.2 Hiking Trails
36 HISTORICAL REENACTING
36.1 Overview
36.2 Living History
36.3 Military Reenactments
36.4 World War Reenactments
36.5 Market Resources
37 HISTORY BUFFS
37.1 Overview
37.2 Historical Societies
37.3 Historic Sites
37.4 Best Cities For History Buffs
37.5 Civil War History
37.6 Market Resources
38 HOBBY FARMING
38.1 Hobby Farmers
38.2 Farm Visits
38.3 Beekeeping
38.4 Backyard Chickens
39 HOLIDAY FESTIVITIES
39.1 Overview
39.2 New Year’s
39.3 Martin Luther King Jr. Day
39.4 Valentine’s Day
39.5 Mardi Gras
39.6 St. Patrick’s Day
39.7 Easter
39.8 Cinco de Mayo
39.9 Memorial Day
39.10 Independence Day
39.11 Labor Day
39.12 Oktoberfest
39.13 Halloween
39.14 Thanksgiving
39.15 Christmas
40 HOMEBREWING
40.1 Overview
40.2 Profile Of Homebrewers
40.3 Homebrew Clubs
40.4 Automatic Brewing Machines
40.5 Market Resources
41 HUNTING
41.1 Participation
41.2 Demographics
41.3 FWS Survey
41.4 Market Resources
42 INDOOR RECREATION
42.1 Billiards/Pool
42.2 Bowling
42.3 Darts
42.4 Family Entertainment Centers
42.5 Indoor Trampoline Parks
42.6 Table Tennis
42.7 Market Resources
43 LIFESTYLE COMMUNITIES
43.1 Golf Communities
43.2 Retirement Communities
43.3 Spa Communities
44 LOTTERIES
44.1 Market Assessment
44.2 Types of Games
44.3 State-by-State Assessment
44.4 Market Resources
45 MODEL RAILROADS
45.1 Overview
45.2 Model Railroad Clubs
45.3 Model Railroad Museums
45.4 The National Train Show
45.5 Market Resources
46 MOTORCYCLING
46.1 Motorcycle Ownership and Spending
46.2 Demographics
46.3 The Motorcyclist Lifestyle
46.4 Best Motorcycle Rides
46.5 Motorcycle Rallies
46.6 Market Resources
47 MOUNTAIN BIKING
47.1 Participation
47.2 Mountain Biking Trails
47.3 Market Resources
48 MOVIES
48.1 Market Assessment
48.2 Cinema Patrons
48.3 Market Resources
49 MUSEUMS
49.1 Overview
49.2 Types Of Museums
49.3 Most Visited Museums
49.4 Exhibitions
49.5 Market Resources
50 MUSIC CONCERTS & FESTIVALS
50.1 Concert Tours
50.2 Music Festivals
50.3 Top Grossing Music Festivals
51 MUSICIANS
51.1 Participation
51.2 Amateur Musicians
51.3 Music Retail Sector
51.4 Market Resources
52 NIGHTLIFE
52.1 Market Assessment
52.2 Bars & Night Clubs
52.3 Jazz Clubs
52.4 Market Resources
53 OUTDOOR LEISURE & RECREATION
53.1 Overview
53.2 Camping
53.3 Gold Prospecting
53.4 Kiteflying
53.5 Paddling Sports
53.6 Skydiving
53.7 Treasure Hunting
53.8 Ultimate Frisbee
53.9 Market Resources
54 PARKS - CITY
54.1 Overview
54.2 Market Assessment
54.3 Top City Parks
54.4 ParkScore
54.5 New Parks
54.6 Fitness Parks
54.7 Market Resources
55 PARKS - NATIONAL
55.1 National Park Properties
55.2 Market Resources
56 PARKS - STATE
56.1 State Park Visitors
56.2 Economic Impact
56.3 Most Popular State Parks
56.4 Market Resources
57 PHOTOGRAPHY
57.1 Photo Enthusiasts
57.2 Digital Photography
57.3 Photo Sharing Creators And Curators
57.4 Retail Sector
57.5 Market Resources
58 PRIVATE CLUBS
58.1 Overview
58.2 Private Clubs
58.3 Market Resources
59 READING
59.1 Adult Reading
59.2 Most Literate Cities
59.3 eBooks
59.4 Audio Books
59.5 Book Clubs
59.6 Book Festivals
59.7 Market Resources
60 RECREATIONAL BOATING
60.1 Boat Ownership
60.2 Market Assessment
60.3 Boat Shows
60.4 Marinas
60.5 Market Resources
61 RODEOS
61.1 Overview
61.2 Professional Rodeos
61.3 Fan Demographics
61.4 Major Events
61.5 Market Resources
62 RUNNING
62.1 Overview
62.2 Running Events
62.3 Top Events
62.4 Marathons
62.5 Triathlons
62.6 Market Resources
63 SKIING
63.1 Market Assessment
63.2 Skier Demographics
63.3 Ski Resorts: State-by-State
63.4 Top Ski Resorts
63.5 Market Resources
64 SOCIAL ORGANIZATIONS & SERVICE CLUBS
64.1 Overview
64.2 Profiles of Major Organizations
64.3 Market Resources
65 SPAS
65.1 Spa Visits and Spending
65.2 Local Spas
65.3 Market Resources
66 SPECTATOR SPORTS
66.1 Sports Fans
66.2 Favorite Sports
66.3 Major Events
66.4 Avid Sports Fans City-by-City
66.5 Attending Spectator Sports Events
66.6 Market Resources
67 SPIRITUAL & WELLNESS RETREATS
67.1 Overview
67.2 Census of Retreats
67.3 Popular Retreats
67.4 Market Resources
68 SPORTS BETTING
68.1 A New Era In Legal Sports Wagering
68.2 Market Assessment
68.3 Nevada Sports Books
68.4 Esports Betting
69 SPORTS & RECREATION PARTICIPATION
69.1 Conditioning and Fitness
69.2 Individual Sports
69.3 Racquet Sports
69.4 Team Sports
69.5 Outdoor Sports
69.6 Water Sports
69.7 Winter Sports
69.8 Market Resources
70 STREET FESTIVALS & BLOCK PARTIES
70.1 Overview
70.2 Block Parties
70.3 Street Festivals
71 SWIMMING
71.1 Participation
71.2 Competitive Swimming
71.3 Swimming Pools
71.4 Market Resources
72 TAILGATING
72.1 Overview
72.2 Market Assessment
72.3 Tailgating Events
72.4 Tailgating Hospitality Services
72.5 Best Cities For Tailgating
73 TARGET SPORTS
73.1 Participation
73.2 Demographics
73.3 Archery
73.4 Sporting Clays
73.5 Market Resources
74 TENNIS
74.1 Participation
74.2 Spending
74.3 Demographics
74.4 Market Resources
75 THEATRE
75.1 Overview
75.2 Local Theatre
75.3 National Theatre
75.4 Touring Broadway
75.5 Market Resources
76 TRADING-CARD GAMES
76.1 Overview
76.2 Magic: The Gathering
76.3 Other Games
77 TRAILS - WALKING/JOGGING/BIKING
77.1 Overview
77.2 Rails-to-Trails
77.3 Best City Trails
77.4 Market Resources
78 URBAN EXPLORATION
78.1 Overview
78.2 Waymarking UE Points Of Interest
78.3 UE Tours
78.4 UE Online
79 VENUES
79.1 Overview
79.2 Amphitheatres
79.3 Arenas
79.4 Club Venues
79.5 Stadiums and Outdoor Venues
79.6 Theatres
79.7 Market Resources
80 VOLUNTEERING
80.1 Overview
80.2 Volunteer Activities
80.3 Volunteering While Traveling
80.4 Charity Walks
80.5 Market Resources
81 WALKING
81.1 Overview
81.2 Walking For Fitness
81.3 Top Walking Cities
82 WILDLIFE WATCHING
82.1 Overview
82.2 State-by-State Assessment
82.3 Birdwatching
82.4 Backyard Habitats
82.5 Market Resources
83 WRITING
83.1 Overview
83.2 Writer’s Workshops
83.3 Magazines for Writers
84 YOGA
84.1 Market Assessment
84.2 Yoga Studios
84.3 Top Towns for Yoga
84.4 Yoga Festivals
84.5 Market Resources
85 ZOOS & AQUARIUMS
85.1 Market Assessment
85.2 Most-Visited Zoos and Aquariums
85.4 Market Resources
APPENDIX A - ACADEMIC PROGRAMS
APPENDIX B - ANALYSTS
APPENDIX C - ASSOCIATIONS
APPENDIX D - COLLECTORS’ ASSOCIATIONS
APPENDIX E - PARKS & RECREATION ASSOCIATIONS
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