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India Takes Over From China As Top-Ranked Developing Market For Retail InvestmentChina's market saturation pushes it down to second.June 13, 2017India has surpassed China this year for the leading spot on A.T. Kearney’s 2017 Global Retail Development Index (GRDI), ranked as the most attractive for retail investment among the top 30 developing countries. To arrive at the rankings, A.T. Kearney... READ MORE
1 in Every 6 Retail Dollars Spent Online Goes to Apparel & AccessoriesEven as the top e-commerce category, Apparel & Accessories continues to sport very strong growth rates.May 22, 2017Apparel & Accessories in 2016 consolidated its position as the top e-commerce product category, and new data from comScore [download page] shows how it has slowly gained a progressively larger share of online retail dollars in the last few years, up to... READ MORE
Retail Brand Equity: Millennials More Favorable Than BoomersLuxury department stores are currying a little more favor with Millennials this year.May 15, 2017The Harris Poll recently released its 29th annual EquiTrend Study, and newly-released analysis based on the research indicates that Millennials award higher brand equity than Boomers to most retail categories. The brand equity ratings – based on... READ MORE
Retail Spending Surrounding Easter Forecast to Reach New HeightsConsumers are expected to spend slightly more for Easter celebrations than they did for Valentine's Day gifts.April 13, 2017Total consumer spending on Easter is projected to grow to $18.4 billion this year, representing a more than 6% rise from last year’s record forecast of $17.3 billion, according to the NRF. In the past decade, projected retail spending surrounding... READ MORE
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