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January 16, 2016

list of mergers and acquisitions likely to face antitrust scrunity

"list of biggest 10 mergers to face antitrust proceedings"
The infographic shows the  list of corporations  with their  recent acquisitions.These are among the biggest mergers  that are likely to face  antitrust scrutiny this year. Among one of the biggest  deals last year  was  ABInbev and Sabmiller's 108 billion deal which will   combine worlds 2 largest brewer . Among the other biggest mergers include


  • Dow Chemicals and Dupont
  • Anthem Cigna and Aetna Humana
  • Halliburton and Baker Hughes
  • Walgreens and Rite Aid : the number 1 and no 3  pharmacy  chains set to create the biggest pharma chains
  • Staples and Office Depot 





January 4, 2016

91% auto sales happened instore compared to 6% online

"instore shopping and online sales"

"retail site visits increase instore shopping"




Consumer site visits increase the probability of instore experience and subsequent sales .According to Omnishopping retail data  94% of  US auto parts sales  happened instore compared to 6% online .

retail sales comparison : auto parts vs furniture vs electronics

"electronics vs auto parts retail sales chart"



How America Shops:  electronics vs auto parts vs furniture:  


data:wsj

The above data comes from  U.S. Retail and Food Service Sales Track estimated U.S. consumer spending by type of store, based on data from the monthly and annual Retail Electronic and appliances retail sales grew the highest,followed by auto parts and  furniture sales 



December 31, 2015

retail growth in US increase 8% as compared to ecommerce growth of 20%

"retail growth vs online sales growth in US"
data from MasterCard SpendingPulse™, which looks at U.S. retail sales trends across cards, cash and checks, retail sales excluding auto and gas grew 7.9% during the traditional Black Friday to Christmas Eve shopping season. The biggest winners this season were eCommerce and furniture, with double-digit growth, while electronics and men’s apparel lagged well behind.Commerce grew roughly 20% compared to last year. This is not a total surprise, as 70% of U.S. consumers report doing more research online than before, according to our recent Omnishopper Guide


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December 25, 2015

the biggest US apparel brands by sales per stores

The  highest sold apparel brand by sales per store in US


'The  highest sold apparel brand by sales per store in US'

the chart shows the most sold apparel brands by retail store sales .The top 3brands as published by NRF  is L Brands Aschena retail group and Chicos FAS.


December 5, 2015

mobile users are spending more than 55 minutes on retail websites

" mobile users are spending  more than 55 minutes on retail websites"
PERCENTAGE OF TIME IN MINUTES MOBILE USERS SPENT ON RETAIL WEBSITES 

the overding   theme last year and in 2015  has been the " emergence of mobile shopping" across retail websites. On an average a consumer spent  more than one hour ( 60 minutes browsing retail websites to search for deals and discounts . In 2013 the average time spend on mobile retail websites was 50 minutes






December 4, 2015

Amazon topples Walmart as most valuable retail brand, Alibaba ranked no 2, with 90%growth in brand value

AMAZON, WALMART AND HOME DEPOT are among the most  powerful retail brands across the world.Walgreens and Ikea round of the top 5 most valuable retail brands



Amazon leads the way in the retail sector by a significant margin, and the brand continues to grow. Amazon overtook Walmart in brand value terms in early 2014 and has pulled further ahead this year, rising 24% to US$56 billion, highlighting the challenge to the industry as a whole posed by new technology. Alibaba is the fastest growing brand in the sector. Its brand value has increased 90% in a year to US$11.4 billion.

10 examples of how retail used digital transformation to wow its consumers

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN RETAIL : how retail brands managed to stay away from the clutter  by using digital media and mobile and reinvented a whole new way of " wowing their consumer




December 3, 2015

the most valuable and powerful made in china brands

THE BIGGEST MOST POWERFUL 15 COMPANIES IN CHINA :China is a nation that continues to break global records. It is the world!s largest car market (14 million units sold), has the largest number of Internet users (400 million against the entire US population of 300 million), and its GDP is on the point of overtaking Japan to become the world!s second largest economy after the US. China is now home to among the best global brands.The IPO of Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) in Hong Kong and Shanghai on July 19 this year (and which is reflected in this report) means that China is now home to four of the world's 10 biggest banks by market capitalization. This has happened only five years since the country's first major state-owned lender – Bank of China - went public in recordbreaking IPO launches in Hong Kong and Shanghai.



"the top 15 biggest chinese brands "
China Mobile is the most valuable China brand, valued at US$22.62 billion. According to latest data  the second  most valuable China brand is banking giant ICBC, which has a brand value of US $16.947 billion.The second most valuable sector is Telecommunications with a combined brand value of US$37.436 billion, or 17.5% of the total. Meanwhile Insurance-related brands make up the third most valuable sector among the top 100 brands with a combined brand value of US$16.217 billion. China Life is by far the most valuable brand in this sector, with a brand value of US$11.073 billion.

November 21, 2015

US Retail industry layoffs:Chart of the day



Layoffs in the US Retail Industry reached its highest durin 2008-2009 economic crises

October 29, 2015

comparing 10 years trailing stock market returns : Apple vs Walmart

These are the stock market returns had you invested in these stocks for last 10 years jobs
Hod much you would have earned as an investor if you had invested $100 in Apple and Walmart
 Apple would have give you almost 10 time returns if you held the stock for 10 years ,$10 would  have been approx $110 in 2015. In 2014 had you cashed out , your money would have grown 12 times

Walmart would have given you 9 times the returns had you cashed out in 2014, In 2015 right now Walmart shares would have given you 7 times on what you had invested.$10 would have grown to $70 right now

October 7, 2015

the best 3 case studies in retail industry


September 18, 2015

July 22, 2015

Retail, Automotive and Manufacturing ranks as the biggest advertisers



"Retail, Automotive and Manufacturing among the biggest  industry ad spenders"

Which Industry Tops in terms of most advertising spends


 Retal, Auto and Manufacturing ranks among the top 3 industry which  has the highest  ad spending. Local business, Telecom and Financial services ranks  4th to 6th rank in ad spends
Somewhat surprising  is insurance companies rank at the bottom among the 10 industry which has the highest spending n ads. Personal Car products ranks 7th

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May 19, 2015

10 fastest retail growth centers in UK ( by fastest growing stores)



10  retail growth markets n the United Kingdom (UK) from 2013 to 2014* (ranked by number of new retail enterprises)

Leading ten centres of retail growth in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2013 to 2014* (ranked by number of new retail enterprises)

April 8, 2015

Australian e-retail sales to reach $10.76 billion, overall sales to touch $238b


total offline and online sales in australia

Retail ecommerce sales in Australia will rise 14.4% this year to pass $10 billion, in 2015 according to eMarketer’s latest estimates of retail sales, online and offline, around the globe. In 2014, ecommerce sales in the country increased 17.3% to account for over 4% of total retail sales, 

Meanwhile total retail  in Australia reached  $231billion, in 2014  which is expected to  reach  $238.59 billion  this year,a 3% increase in 2015

April 7, 2015

most sold digital and mobile categories in US compared to last year



Year to  Year  comparison of  most sold digital and mobile  categories in US

source : comscore

The top-gaining digital commerce product category in 2014 was Digital Content & Subscriptions, paid news also which includes downloadable music, movies, books and apps.Overall  this segment grew by  27% ranking as the fastest-growing spending category,

Consumer Goods came next with 21%b growth  followed by  Apparel & Accessories as the only categories to exceed 20 percent growth in 2014.

  1. Digital spending in the consumer packaged goods (21%), apparel & accessories (20%) and sport & fitness (17%) categories also saw high rates of growth, 
  2. while the jewelry & watches (-1%) and computer software (-4%) categories were the only to see declines in spending.
  3.  Separate results from the report indicate that e-commerce (desktop) spending grew by 12.5% year-over-year (to $236.9 billion), with mobile commerce spending up by 27.5% (to $31.5 billion

global mobile payment transaction at $721billion, asia pacific bigger market than america

global mobile payments transactions at $721billion, asia pacific bigger market than america

Global mobile payment transaction volume is set to reach 721 billion USD by 2017. Today  the number of people having a phone  that can be used as a " payment device" is much much bigger than those having a bank account or a credit card
Asia Pacific will account for having  the biggest   base for mobile payments in 2015 as well as 2016 replacing US ..The most popular digital  wallets usage by US consumers are paypal,google wallet and Apple Passbook

Apart from Food industry and  entertainment (movies, concert, shows ).retail  industry have the highest adoption of " Mobile Payments" in the US

November 28, 2014

How Mobile affects Consumer Behavior in Retail Purchase




retail sales and mobile influence


Mobile Audience Insights Report  How consumers purchase gets affected by Mobile Influence

Retail consumers use their mobile device to research (37%) and purchase (43%) entertainment-related products more  than any other retail product.

Retail consumers are less inclined to use their mobile to purchase specialty items (beauty, jewelry, children’s items) than generic items (entertainment, electronics, clothing).

Retail mobile ads drove 51% more store traffic than non-retail mobile ads in 2014

Smartphones have replaced tablets as the leading mobile device that consumers use to research retail items, with a 110% growth in usage from 2013 

While in-store, 61% of consumers would prefer to receive mobile ads with discounts or sales information, but only 49% are actually receiving these ads,