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Plunkett's Retail Industry Almanac 2011:Retail Industry Market Research, Statistics, Trends & Leading Companies
by:Jack W. Plunkett
PLUNKETT'S RETAIL INDUSTRY ALMANAC 2011Key Features:-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-Buyer may register for access to search and export data at Plunkett...
PLUNKETT'S RETAIL INDUSTRY ALMANAC 2011Key Features:-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-Buyer may register for access to search and export data at Plunkett Research OnlinePages: 660Statistical Tables Provided: 17Companies Profiled: 476Geographic Focus: GlobalA complete market research report, including forecasts and market estimates, technologies analysis and developments at innovative firms.You will gain vital insights that can help you shape your own strategy for business development, product development and investments.-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?Contents, Statistics, Forecasts and Analysis Include:Major Trends Affecting the Retail Industry1) Wal-Mart Dominates as the World's Biggest Retailer (and now America's Biggest Grocer)2) Department Stores Have Evolved into Giant Apparel, Cosmetics and Accessories Stores3) Discounting and Discount Stores Evolve4) Private Label Brands Boom5) Sophistication and Success for Direct Marketers and Non-Store Sales6) Rise of Showcase Stores and Super-Merchandisers7) Bricks, Clicks and Catalogs Create Synergies While Online Sales Growth Slows8) Location Based Advertising and Mobile Advertising on Cellphones Grow Quickly9) Retail Technologies Leap Ahead10) RFID Drives Inventory Management Evolution11) Self Service Retail and Travel Technologies Take Off12) Retailers Eye Expanding Middle Class, Move into Emerging Markets, Including China, India and Brazil13) Lifestyle Centers and Super-Regional Malls Falter/Mall Glut Anticipated14) Entertainment-Based Retailing, including Power Towns15) Shopping Center Tenants Face Slow Sales16) Luxury Item Sales Rebound17) LOHAS- Socially Conscious Consumers Create Challenges and Opportunities for Advertisers and MarketersRetail Industry Statistics1) Annual Consumer Price Index, 1915-20102) Exports, General Imports & Trade Balance in Goods, U.S.: 1981-2nd Quarter 20103) Total U.S. Retail Sales & Annual Percent Change: 1992-20104) U.S. Retail Trade Corporation Statistics, Q2 20105) Total Estimates of Annual Sales of Merchant Wholesalers: 2003-20096) Total Monthly Sales and Inventories of Merchant Wholesalers: Monthly, through August 20107) Retail & Food Services Sales by Kind of Business, U.S.: 2004-September 20108) Estimated Quarterly U.S. Retail Sales, Total & E-Commerce: 1st Quarter 2002-3rd Quarter 20109) Total U.S. Disposable Income, Expenditures & Gross Domestic & National Product Per Capita: 1960-201010) Average Annual U.S. Household Expenditures: 2004-200911) Distribution of Total U.S. Annual Household Expenditures, by Major Category: 200912) Top 10 Retail Websites, U.S.: November 13, 201013) Employment in the Retail Industry, U.S.: 2004-September 2010
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