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Retail Industry Almanac 2021: Market Research, Statistics, Trends and Leading Companies

  • ID: 5215376
  • Book
  • December 2020
  • 644 Pages
  • Plunkett Research Ltd

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Abercrombie & Fitch Co
  • Conns Inc
  • Genuine Parts Company
  • Kroger Co (The)
  • Parkland Fuel Corporation
  • Stage Stores Inc

Key Findings:

This research analyzes the major trends and technologies in the global Retail Sector. In addition, Plunkett profiles hundreds of the industry’s top firms.

Key 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
  • Link to a 5-minute video overview of this industry

Statistical Tables Provided: 15

Companies Profiled: 492

Geographic Focus: Global

A 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.

Key Questions Answered:

  • 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 Industry

  1. Introduction to the Retail Industry
  2. The Coronavirus’ Effect on the Retail Industry
  3. Walmart Still Dominates the Retail Industry, but Invests in Web Presence to Battle Amazon
  4. Department Stores Suffer, While Today’s Consumers Demand Discounts and Convenience
  5. Warehouse Clubs and Discount Department Stores Battle for Market Share
  6. Private Label Brands Grow in Share of Total Store Sales
  7. Diverse Selling Techniques Boost Direct Marketers and Non-Store Sales
  8. Apple Sets the Bar for Showcase Stores and Super-Merchandisers
  9. Bricks, Clicks and Catalogs Create Synergies While Online Sales Growth Surges
  10. Retail Technologies and Artificial Intelligence (AI) Advance for Store Checkout and Restaurant Orders
  11. Robotics in Retail
  12. Retailers Offer Expedited Delivery to Compete with Amazon
  13. RFID Drives Inventory Management Evolution
  14. Smartphones and Financial Technology (FinTech) Enable New Mobile Payment Methods
  15. Self-Service Apparel Fitting Technologies Grow Online
  16. Retailers Look for Long-Term Growth in Emerging Markets, Including China and India
  17. Mall and Shopping Center Occupancy Fall as Online Sales and the Coronavirus Hurt Stores
  18. Entertainment-Based Retailing, including Power Towns
  19. Malls Remodel to Boost Sales and Attract Shoppers/Store Visitor Counts Are Disappointing
  20. Fast Fashion: Designers and Retailers Speed Up
  21. LOHAS- Socially Conscious Consumers Create Challenges and Opportunities for Advertisers and Marketers
  22. Plus-Size and Vanity Sizing Target Overweight Consumers
  23. Luxury Apparel, Accessories and Consumer Products Lines Compete for Growth
  24. Manhattan’s FreshDirect Sets the Pace in Grocery Sales Over the Internet/Amazon Competes in Groceries
  25. Super Beauty Stores Combine Shopping with Personal Care Services
  26. How to Interpret Reports of Retail Sales

Retail Industry Statistics

  1. S. Retail Industry Statistics and Market Size Overview
  2. Annual Consumer Price Index, 1950-2020, U.S.
  3. Exports, General Imports & Trade Balance in Goods, U.S.: 1989-2nd Quarter 2020
  4. Total U.S. Retail Sales & Annual Percent Change: 1992- August 2020
  5. S. Retail Trade Corporation Statistics, 2nd Quarter 2020
  6. Total Annual Sales of Merchant Wholesalers, U.S.: 2014-2019
  7. Total Monthly Sales and Inventories of Merchant Wholesalers, U.S.: January- August 2020
  8. Retail & Food Services Sales by Kind of Business, U.S.: Monthly, through August 2020
  9. Retail & Food Services Sales by Kind of Business, U.S.: 2014-2019
  10. Estimated Quarterly U.S. Retail Sales, Total & E-Commerce: 2nd Quarter 2010-2nd Quarter 2020
  11. Total U.S. Disposable Income, Expenditures & Gross Domestic & National Product Per Capita: Selected Years, 1960-2019
  12. Average Annual Expenditures of All Consumer Households: 2014-2019, U.S.
  13. Distribution of Total U.S. Annual Household Expenditures, by Major Category: 2019
  14. Resident Population Estimates by Age, U.S.: 2013-2019
  15. Employment in the Retail Industry, U.S.: 2013-August 2020
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Abercrombie & Fitch Co
  • Conns Inc
  • Genuine Parts Company
  • Kroger Co (The)
  • Parkland Fuel Corporation
  • Stage Stores Inc

Introduction

How to Use This Book

Chapter 1: Major Trends Affecting the Retail Industry

  • Introduction to the Retail Industry
  • The Coronavirus’ Effect on the Retail Industry
  • Walmart Still Dominates the Retail Industry, but Invests in Web Presence to Battle Amazon
  • 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
  • Bricks, Clicks and Catalogs Create Synergies While Online Sales Growth Surges
  • Retail Technologies and Artificial Intelligence (AI) 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 Online
  • Retailers Look for Long-Term Growth in Emerging Markets, Including China and India
  • Mall and Shopping Center Occupancy Fall as Online Sales and the Coronavirus 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

Chapter 2: Retail Industry Statistics

  • U.S. Retail Industry Statistics and Market Size Overview
  • Annual Consumer Price Index, 1950-2020, U.S.
  • Exports, General Imports & Trade Balance in Goods, U.S.: 1989-2nd Quarter 2020
  • Total U.S. Retail Sales & Annual Percent Change: 1992- August 2020
  • U.S. Retail Trade Corporation Statistics, 2nd Quarter 2020
  • Total Annual Sales of Merchant Wholesalers, U.S.: 2014-2019
  • Total Monthly Sales and Inventories of Merchant Wholesalers, U.S.: January- August 2020
  • Retail & Food Services Sales by Kind of Business, U.S.: Monthly, through August 2020
  • Retail & Food Services Sales by Kind of Business, U.S.: 2014-2019
  • Estimated Quarterly U.S. Retail Sales, Total & E-Commerce: 2nd Quarter 2010-2nd Quarter 2020
  • Total U.S. Disposable Income, Expenditures & Gross Domestic & National Product Per Capita: Selected Years, 1960-2019
  • Average Annual Expenditures of All Consumer Households: 2014-2019, U.S.
  • Distribution of Total U.S. Annual Household Expenditures, by Major Category: 2019
  • Resident Population Estimates by Age, U.S.: 2013-2019
  • Employment in the Retail Industry, U.S.: 2013-August 2020

Chapter 3: Important Retail Industry Contacts

  • Addresses, Phone Numbers and Internet Sites

Chapter 4: The Retail 500:

  • Who They Are and How They Were Chosen
  • Index of Companies Within Industry Groups
  • Alphabetical Index
  • Index of U.S. Headquarters Location by State
  • Index of Non-U.S. Headquarters Location by Country
  • Individual Data Profiles on Each of the Retail 500

Additional Indexes

  • Index of Hot Spots for Advancement for Women/Minorities
  • Index by Subsidiaries, Brand Names and Selected Affiliations
  • A Short Retail Industry Glossary
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  • Aarons Holdings Company Inc
  • Abercrombie & Fitch Co
  • Advance Auto Parts Inc
  • AEON Co Ltd
  • Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc
  • AMCON Distributing Company
  • American Eagle Outfitters Inc
  • APEX Global Brands Inc
  • Apple Inc
  • AutoZone Inc
  • Axfood AB
  • Bed Bath & Beyond Inc
  • Best Buy Co Inc
  • Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation
  • Big Lots Inc
  • BIM Birlesik Magazalar AS
  • Birks Group Inc
  • BJs Wholesale Club Inc
  • Buckle Inc (The)
  • Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc
  • Burberry Group plc
  • Caleres Inc
  • Calloways Nursery Inc
  • Canadian Tire Corporation Limited
  • Carrefour SA
  • Carters Inc
  • Casey's General Stores Inc
  • Cato Corporation (The)
  • Chico's FAS Inc
  • Children's Place Inc (The)
  • Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Limited
  • Christian Dior SE
  • Christopher & Banks Corporation
  • Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao SA
  • Conns Inc
  • Convenience Retail Asia Limited
  • Costco Wholesale Corporation
  • CVS Health Corporation
  • Designer Brands Inc
  • Destination XL Group Inc
  • Dick's Sporting Goods Inc
  • Dillards Inc
  • Distribuidora Internacional de Alimentacion SA (DIA)
  • Dixons Carphone plc
  • Dollar General Corporation
  • Dollar Tree Inc
  • Dollarama Inc
  • Dougherty's Pharmacy Inc
  • Envela Corp
  • Estee Lauder Companies Inc (The)
  • Ethan Allen Interiors Inc
  • Express Inc
  • EZcorp Inc
  • FamilyMart Co Ltd
  • Fast Retailing Co Ltd
  • FirstCash Inc
  • FJ Benjamin Holdings Limited
  • Foot Locker Inc
  • Fossil Group Inc
  • Francescas Holdings Corporation
  • Franklin Covey Company
  • French Connection Group PLC
  • G-III Apparel Group Ltd
  • GameStop Corp
  • Gap Inc (The)
  • Genesco Inc
  • Genuine Parts Company
  • George Weston Limited
  • GOME Retail Holdings Limited
  • Groupe Casino (Casino Guichard-Perrachon SA)
  • Grupo Carso SAB de CV
  • Grupo Elektra SAB de CV
  • Grupo Sanborns SA de CV
  • Guess? Inc
  • Haverty Furniture Companies Inc
  • Hennes & Mauritz AB (H&M)
  • Herbalife Nutrition Ltd
  • Hermes International SA
  • Hibbett Sports Inc
  • Home Depot Inc (The)
  • Hugo Boss AG
  • iMedia Brands Inc
  • Inditex (Industria de Diseno Textil SA)
  • Ingles Markets Incorporated
  • Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings Ltd
  • J Front Retailing Co Ltd
  • J Sainsbury plc
  • JanOne Inc
  • Jeronimo Martins SGPS SA
  • Kering SA
  • Kesko Oyj
  • Kingfisher plc
  • Kirklands Inc
  • Kohls Corporation
  • Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize NV
  • Kroger Co (The)
  • L Brands Inc
  • La-Z-Boy Incorporated
  • Lawson Inc
  • Li & Fung Limited
  • Li Ning Company Limited
  • Lianhua Supermarket Holdings Co Ltd
  • Loblaw Companies Limited
  • Lojas Americanas SA
  • Lojas Renner SA
  • Lotte Shopping Co Ltd
  • Lowes Companies Inc
  • lululemon athletica inc
  • LVMH Moet Hennessy-Louis Vuitton SE
  • Macys Inc
  • MarineMax Inc
  • Marks and Spencer Group plc
  • Massmart Holdings Limited
  • METRO AG
  • Metro Inc
  • Natural Health Trends Corp
  • Natures Sunshine Products Inc
  • Nautilus Inc
  • NEXT plc
  • Nike Inc
  • Nordstrom Inc
  • O Reilly Automotive Inc
  • ODP Corporation (The)
  • Parkland Fuel Corporation
  • Pick N Pay Stores Limited
  • Prada SpA
  • PriceSmart Inc
  • Publix Super Markets Inc
  • PUMA SE
  • PVH Corp
  • RaiaDrogasil SA
  • Ralph Lauren Corporation
  • Regis Corporation
  • Rent-A-Center Inc
  • RH
  • Rite Aid Corporation
  • Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Inc
  • Ross Stores Inc
  • Ryohin Keikaku Co Ltd (Muji)
  • Sally Beauty Holdings Inc
  • Salvatore Ferragamo SpA
  • Samsonite International SA
  • School Specialty Inc
  • Seven & I Holdings Co Ltd
  • Sherwin-Williams Company (The)
  • Shoe Carnival Inc
  • Shoprite Holdings Limited
  • Signet Jewelers Limited
  • Skechers USA Inc
  • SpartanNash Company
  • Stage Stores Inc
  • Starbucks Corporation
  • Stefanel SpA
  • Steven Madden Ltd
  • Sun Art Retail Group Ltd
  • Tailored Brands Inc
  • Takashimaya Company Limited
  • Tapestry Inc
  • Target Corporation
  • Tesco plc
  • Tiffany & Co
  • Tillys Inc
  • TJX Companies Inc (TJ Maxx)
  • Tractor Supply Company
  • Trans World Entertainment Corporation
  • Travis Perkins PLC
  • Tuesday Morning Corporation
  • Tupperware Brands Corporation
  • Ulta Beauty Inc
  • Urban Outfitters Inc
  • VF Corporation
  • Village Super Market Inc
  • Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc
  • Walmart de Mexico y Centroamerica
  • Walmart Inc
  • Weis Markets Inc
  • Wesfarmers Limited
  • Weyco Group Inc
  • Williams Sonoma Inc
  • Winmark Corporation
  • Wm Morrison Supermarkets plc
  • Wolverine World Wide Inc
  • Xcel Brands Inc
  • Yamada Denki Co Ltd
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The data development evolved from research methods originally established by the founder of the company.

Through the years, a research methodology evolved based on strict guidelines used to build and maintain the content of six proprietary business and industry databases:

  • An industry trends database
  • An industry statistics database
  • Industry Analytics (deep financial data for hundreds of Industry codes)
  • A leading companies database
  • A business and industry glossary database
  • An industry associations and professional societies database
  • Analysts are trained to follow research formulas and methodology. They use company-approved sources in their work and post their findings daily to proprietary databases. All research results go through multi-step editing processes. And, all results are date-stamped.
Primary sources include:
  • Internal research, analysis, fact-checking and data gathering by the Research staff.
  • Over 3,500 industry associations, professional societies and government agencies worldwide with which the publisher maintains relationships and/or from which they obtain industry-specific/country-specific data.
  • Financial analysts, industry executives and industry experts with whom the publisher maintains communications.
  • Corporate disclosure documents and financial statements.
  • Industry conference proceedings.
  • Analysis of white papers, reports, periodicals and publications.
  • Multiple proprietaries, government, industry and financial databases developed by the publisher.

 

 

 

 

 

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