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Department Stores Retailing in the Americas,2015–2020

Department Stores Retailing in the Americas,2015–2020


Department stores retail market in the Americas is expected to return to growth during 2015-2020, after experiencing a decline in historic period. The US dominates the market, representing 78.0% of the regional department stores retail in 2015. However, it will virtually remain flat in terns of growth during 2015–2020, affected by shifting consumer preference to other channels and rising demand for discounted and value clothing. Brazil will become the second-largest market by replacing Canada. Other Latin American markets, Peru, Chile, Mexico and Colombia, will grow at a faster pace, resulting in a value addition of slightly over US$7 billion.

Key Findings

  • The US will continue to be the largest market, but will register very slow growth
  • Canada is the second-largest market in 2015. While, Brazil will overtake Canada to become the second-largest market by 2020
  • Majority of the department stores in the US are retrenching their full-store operations and launching off-price formats
  • Latin America department stores retail market forecast to record modest growth during 2015-2020
  • Venezuela will witness drastic downfall in growth rate by 2020
  • Provides a comprehensive view of the department stores retail landscape in the Americas, including current market sizes and category forecasts to 2020; highlights the fastest growing markets and category groups
  • Details market size and category forecasts for the region and countries, features major retailers, key innovative retailers, and department store retail trends
  • The report covers nine countries in the Americas
Reasons To Buy
  • The report provides an essential overview of the department stores retail market in the Americas, highlighting the largest and fastest growing markets.
  • Provides analysis of the latest trends, market dynamics (covering 10 category groups) and key innovations in retail space in major countries across the region
  • Identify the largest and fastest growing categories in major countries across the region
  • Benefit from a detailed analysis of key trends influencing the department store retail market.
  • Monitor the competitive landscape, with analysis of key players across the region.

  • Executive Summary
    • Executive Summary - The Americas
  • The Americas - Department Stores Retailing The Market
    • The US is the biggest department stores retail market in the Americas
    • The US and Canada are the largest markets in the Americas
    • Share of department stores sales in the US to decrease marginally
    • Peru is the fastest-growing market in the Americas department stores retail market
    • Top three largest and fastest-growing category groups
    • Top five fastest-growing department stores retail markets in each category group
    • Top five fastest-growing countries by each category group in department stores channel
    • Department stores trends in the Americas
    • Major department store retailers in the Americas
    • Innovative retailers in the Americas
  • Appendix
    • Definitions
    • Methodology

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