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Department Store Retailing - Germany - March 2011

Mintel European Retail Intelligence provides independent, expert coverage of the major retail sectors throughout Europe. Each title in this series analyses retailing trends in up to 19 European markets, including the Scandinavian nations and Eastern European countries such as the Czech Republic and Poland as well as the major Western European markets.

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With titles ranging from 'DIY Retailing in Europe' through to 'Food Retailing in Europe', each market examination includes studies of:

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  • market sizes
  • regional retailing trends and issues
  • market drivers
  • consumer expenditure
  • consumer trends
  • leading pan-European retailers
  • domestic retailers
  • market forecasts

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Table of contents

  1. Market in Brief

    • Report Scope

        • Issues in the market
          • Technical notes
            • Definitions
              • Accounting policy
                • Financial definitions
                  • Currencies
                    • Country codes
                      • Figure 1: Country codes
                    • VAT
                      • Figure 2: Europe: Standard VAT rates, 2010
                    • Other abbreviations
                    • Broader Market Environment

                        • Key points
                          • Implications for department store retailers
                          • Competitive Context

                            • Key points
                              • Consumer spending
                                • Figure 3: Germany: Spending on key department store product markets, 2005-09
                              • Outlook for 2010 and beyond
                                • Inflation
                                  • Figure 4: Germany: Consumer price index for goods typically sold at department stores, 2000-10
                                • Competition with other sectors
                                • Consumer Shopping Habits and Attitudes

                                    • Frequency of visiting department stores
                                        • Figure 5: Trends in visiting department stores, Germany, 2005-09
                                      • Consumer attitudes to shopping
                                          • Figure 6: Trends in agreement with shopping, Germany, 2005-09
                                      • Sector Size and Forecast

                                        • Key points
                                          • Economic and consumer outlook
                                            • Retail sales and forecasts
                                                • Figure 7: Germany: Mixed goods retailers’ sales, 2005-15
                                              • Prospects for department store retailers
                                              • Retail Competitor Analysis

                                                • Leading retailers
                                                  • Breuninger and Ludwig Beck
                                                    • Hertie name disappears after some 70 years…
                                                      • Mainstream stores in need of change
                                                        • Figure 8: Germany: Leading department store retailers, 2010
                                                    • Galeries Lafayette (Group)

                                                        • Figure 9: Galeries Lafayette (Group): Sales as share of mixed goods retailers’ sales in France, 2006-10
                                                      • Strategic evaluation
                                                        • Recent history
                                                          • Financial performance
                                                              • Figure 10: Galeries Lafayette (Group): Group financial performance, 2005-09
                                                            • Store portfolio
                                                                • Figure 11: Galeries Lafayette (Group): Outlet data, 2005-09
                                                              • Retail offering
                                                                • e-commerce and home shopping
                                                                • Karstadt

                                                                    • Figure 12: Karstadt: Sales as share of mixed goods retailers’ sales in Germany, 2006-10
                                                                  • Strategic evaluation
                                                                    • Recent history
                                                                      • Financial performance
                                                                        • Figure 13: Karstadt Department Stores: Group financial performance, 2005-2009/10
                                                                      • Store portfolio
                                                                        • Figure 14: Karstadt Department Stores: Outlet data, 2006-2009/10
                                                                        • Figure 15: Karstadt Department Stores: Breakdown by store type, 2006-2009/10
                                                                      • Retail offering
                                                                        • e-commerce and home shopping
                                                                        • Galeria Kaufhof

                                                                            • Figure 16: Kaufhof (Germany): Sales as share of mixed goods retailers’ sales in Germany, 2006-10
                                                                          • Strategic evaluation
                                                                            • Recent history
                                                                              • Financial performance
                                                                                • Figure 17: Kaufhof: Group financial performance, 2006-10
                                                                              • Store portfolio
                                                                                  • Figure 18: Kaufhof: Outlet data, 2006-10
                                                                                • Retail offering
                                                                                  • Advertising and marketing
                                                                                    • e-commerce and home shopping
                                                                                    • Appendix – Broader Market Environment

                                                                                      • Population
                                                                                        • Figure 19: Europe top 7: Population breakdown, by age group, 2005
                                                                                        • Figure 20: Europe top 7: Population breakdown, by age group, 2010
                                                                                        • Figure 21: Europe top 7: Population breakdown, by age group, 2015
                                                                                        • Figure 22: Europe top 7: Population breakdown, by age group, 2020
                                                                                      • GDP
                                                                                        • Figure 23: Europe top 7: GDP (in current prices) 2000-Q4 2010
                                                                                        • Figure 24: Europe top 7: GDP growth rates (in constant prices), 2000-Q4 2010
                                                                                      • Consumer spending
                                                                                        • Figure 25: Europe top 7: Consumer spending (in current prices) 2001-Q4 2010
                                                                                        • Figure 26: Europe top 7: Consumer spending growth rates (in constant prices) 2001-Q4 2010
                                                                                      • Consumer prices
                                                                                        • Figure 27: Europe top 7: Consumer prices, 2001-Jan 2011
                                                                                      • Unemployment
                                                                                        • Figure 28: Europe top 7: Average rate of unemployment, 2001-10
                                                                                      • Interest rates
                                                                                        • Figure 29: UK and Eurozone: Interest rates, 2004-Q4 2010
                                                                                      • Consumer confidence
                                                                                        • Figure 30: Europe top 6: Consumer confidence, April 2009-December 2010
                                                                                    • Appendix – Consumer Usage of Department Stores and Attitudes to Shopping

                                                                                        • Figure 31: Trends in visiting department stores, Germany, 2005-09
                                                                                        • Figure 32: Frequency of visiting department stores, by demographics, Germany, 2009
                                                                                        • Figure 33: Trends in agreement with shopping, Germany, 2005-09

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                                                                                    Department Store Retailing - Germany - March 2011

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