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Plunkett's Retail Industry Almanac 2013: Retail Industry Market Research, Statistics, Trends & Leading Companies
by:Jack W. Plunkett
PLUNKETT'S RETAIL INDUSTRY ALMANAC 2013 Key Features:Industry trends analysis, market data and competitive intelligenceMarket forecasts and Industry StatisticsIndustry Associations and Professional Societies ListIn-Depth Profiles of hundreds of leading companiesIndustry GlossaryBuyer may register for access to search and export data at Plunkett Research...
PLUNKETT'S RETAIL INDUSTRY ALMANAC 2013 Key Features:Industry trends analysis, market data and competitive intelligenceMarket forecasts and Industry StatisticsIndustry Associations and Professional Societies ListIn-Depth Profiles of hundreds of leading companiesIndustry GlossaryBuyer may register for access to search and export data at Plunkett Research OnlineLink to our 5-minute video overview of this industryPages: 631Statistical Tables Provided: 15Companies Profiled: 470Geographic 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?What are the top companies and what are their revenues? Contents, Statistics, Forecasts and Analysis Include:Major Trends Affecting the Retail Industry1)Introduction to the Retail Industry 2)Wal-Mart Sales Improve After Two Year Slump 3)Department Stores Streamline While Outlet Stores Proliferate 4)Discounting and Discount Stores Evolve 5)Private Label Brands Grow in Share of Total Store Sales 6)Sophistication and Success for Direct Marketers and Non-Store Sales 7)Apple Sets the Bar for Showcase Stores and Super-Merchandisers 8)For the Long Term in the U.S. and Europe, Consumers Shift to Careful Spending and Less Debt 9)Bricks, Clicks and Catalogs Create Synergies While Online Sales Growth Surges 10)Location-Based Advertising and Mobile Advertising on Cellphones Grow Quickly11)Groupon and Other Coupon Firms Compete Aggressively for Consumers' Attention 12)Retail Technologies Leap Ahead 13)RFID Drives Inventory Management Evolution 14)Self Service Retail Technologies Take Off 15)Self Service Apparel Fitting Technologies Grow in Stores and Online 16)Retailers Eye Expanding Middle Class, Move into Emerging Markets, Including China, India and Brazil17)Sales Per Square Foot at Lifestyle Centers and Super-Regional Malls Rise While Vacancy Rates Fall 18)Entertainment-Based Retailing, including Power Towns19)Malls Morph to Stay Afloat20)Luxury Item Sales Rebound 21)LOHAS- Socially Conscious Consumers Create Challenges and Opportunities for Advertisers and Marketers22)How to Interpret Reports of Retail Sales Retail Industry Statistics1)U.S. Retail Industry Overview 2)Annual Consumer Price Index, 1915-2012 3)Exports, General Imports & Trade Balance in Goods, U.S.: 1989-3rd Quarter 2012 4)Total U.S. Retail Sales & Annual Percent Change: 1992-2012 5)U.S. Retail Trade Corporation Statistics, Q2 2012 6)Total Estimates of Annual Sales of Merchant Wholesalers: 2006-20127)Total Monthly Sales and Inventories of Merchant Wholesalers: Monthly, through September 20128)Retail & Food Services Sales by Kind of Business, U.S.: Monthly, through September 2012 9)Retail & Food Services Sales by Kind of Business, U.S.: 2006-September 2012 10)Estimated Quarterly U.S. Retail Sales, Total & E-Commerce: 1st Quarter 2004-3rd Quarter 2012 11)Total U.S. Disposable Income, Expenditures & Gross Domestic & National Product Per Capita: Selected Years, 1960-2012
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