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Apple Remains the Retail Leader in Sales per Square FootApparel retailers are closing the most stores, with rue21 heading that list.August 7, 2017While in-store buying continues to be popular – even with youth – the rapid growth of e-commerce and outsized influence of Amazon has wreaked havoc on many brick-and-mortar retailers. In fact, most public retailers are now averaging $325 in sales... READ MORE
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 onÂ 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 slowlyÂ gainedÂ a progressively larger share of online retail dollars inÂ the last few years, up... 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
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