Department Stores Market Research Reports & Industry Analysis
A retail establishment of a large size, a department store consists of a number of separate sections (departments) each offering its own variety of goods and services. The product range available in a department store is vast - cosmetics, appliances, toiletries, apparel, shoes, kitchenware are amid goods that can be found there. Some such establishments are not only involved in the traditional merchandise, but also offer some additional/customized services for customers such as gift wrapping, personal shopping, devices installation and purchases delivery, among others.
The department stores market has recently witnessed a considerable downturn given the unfavorable economic situation, the demand decrease and prices rise. Currently, the market is gathering strength. The global department stores market is predicted to grow at a CARG of above 2% through 2015 to be worth nearly USD 394 billion by the end-2015. Macy's Inc., J. C. Penney Corp. Inc., Sears Holdings Corp., TJX, Isetan Mitsukoshi, Takashimaya and Marks & Spencer are amid the prominent department stores market participants.
The catalogue provides access to the research reports studying the department stores market. The researches include data on the market shape, structure, size, drivers and barriers. Detailed analyses of the industry competition, profiles of top players and descriptions of the strategies can be also found in the reports. Besides, the research studies describe current market trends and limelights the future industry opportunities.