Plunkett’s Industry Almanacs in Printed and eBook Formats
Retailing & Chain Stores Industry Almanac 2020 Edition
Publication Date: December 2019
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Publication Date: December 2019
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- Plunkett Research analyzes the top trends changing the industry, and provides in-depth industry statistics. In addition, this publication profiles the top 500 companies in the Retailing Industry.
- Printed Almanac: ISBN 978-1-62831-552-3 (Available Now)
- E-book: ISBN 978-1-62831-859-3 (Available Now)
- Plunkett Research Online (Subscribers)
Key Features Include:
- Industry trends analysis, market data and competitive intelligence
- Market forecasts and Industry Statistics
- Industry Associations and Professional Societies List
- In-Depth Profiles of hundreds of leading companies
- Industry Glossary
- Link to our 5-minute video overview of this industry
Statistical Tables Provided: 15
Companies Profiled: 491
Geographic Focus: Global
Key Questions Answered Include:
- How is the industry evolving?
- How is the industry being shaped by new technologies?
- How is demand growing in emerging markets and mature economies?
- What is the size of the market now and in the future?
- What are the financial results of the leading companies?
- What are the names and titles of top executives?
- What are the top companies and what are their revenues?
This feature-rich book covers competitive intelligence, market research and business analysis—everything you need to know about the retailing business including:
- Introduction to the Retail Industry
- Wal-Mart Still Dominates the Retail Industry, but Invests in Web Presence to Battle
- Department Stores Suffer, While Today’s Consumers Demand Discounts and Convenience
- Warehouse Clubs and Discount Department Stores Battle for Market Share
- Private Label Brands Grow in Share of Total Store Sales
- Diverse Selling Techniques Boost Direct Marketers and Non-Store Sales
- Apple Sets the Bar for Showcase Stores and Super-Merchandisers
- Consumers Slowly Increase Borrowing
- Bricks, Clicks and Catalogs Create Synergies While Online Sales Growth Surges
- Retail Technologies and Artificial Intelligence Advance for Store Checkout and Restaurant Orders
- Robotics in Retail
- Retailers Offer Expedited Delivery to Compete with Amazon
- RFID Drives Inventory Management Evolution
- Smartphones and Financial Technology (FinTech) Enable New Mobile Payment Methods
- Self-Service Apparel Fitting Technologies Grow in Stores and Online
- Retailers Look for Long-Term Growth in Emerging Markets, Including China and India
- Retail Center Occupancy Is Challenged as Online Sales Hurt Stores
- Entertainment-Based Retailing, including Power Towns
- Malls Remodel to Boost Sales and Attract Shoppers/Store Visitor Counts Are Disappointing
- Fast Fashion: Designers and Retailers Speed Up
- LOHAS- Socially Conscious Consumers Create Challenges and Opportunities for Advertisers and Marketers
- Plus-Size and Vanity Sizing Target Overweight Consumers
- Luxury Apparel, Accessories and Consumer Products Lines Compete for Growth
- Manhattan’s FreshDirect Sets the Pace in Grocery Sales Over the Internet/Amazon
Competes in Groceries
- Super Beauty Stores Combine Shopping with Personal Care Services
- How to Interpret Reports of Retail Sales
Retail Industry Statistics
- U.S. Retail Industry Statistics and Market Size Overview
- Annual Consumer Price Index, 1940-2019, U.S.
- Exports, General Imports & Trade Balance in Goods, U.S.: 1989-2nd Quarter 2019
- Total U.S. Retail Sales & Annual Percent Change: 1992- July 2019
- U.S. Retail Trade Corporation Statistics, 2nd Quarter 2019
- Total Annual Sales of Merchant Wholesalers, U.S.: 2013-2018
- Total Monthly Sales and Inventories of Merchant Wholesalers, U.S.: January- September 2019
- Retail & Food Services Sales by Kind of Business, U.S.: Monthly, through September 2019
- Retail & Food Services Sales by Kind of Business, U.S.: 2013-2018
- Estimated Quarterly U.S. Retail Sales, Total & E-Commerce: 1st Quarter 2010-3rd Quarter 2019
- Total U.S. Disposable Income, Expenditures & Gross Domestic & National Product Per Capita: Selected Years, 1960-2018
- Average Annual Expenditures of All Consumer Households: 2013-2018, U.S.
- Distribution of Total U.S. Annual Household Expenditures, by Major Category: 2018
- Resident Population Estimates by Age, U.S.: 2012-2018
- Employment in the Retail Industry, U.S.: 2012-September 2019
Companies Mentioned Include:
- Cabela's Inc
- 7-Eleven Inc
- 99 Cents Only Stores LLC
- A C Moore Arts & Crafts Inc
- Aarons Inc
- Abercrombie & Fitch Co
- Advance Auto Parts Inc
- Ahold USA Inc
- Albertsons LLC
*Note: This sample is a previous year’s edition for a different industry. All of our Industry Almanacs are similar in nature and follow the same format.
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