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Retail Market Research

Mintel's retail market research reports keep you in the shop window of one of the world's fastest-moving consumer industries. From beauty to electricals, department stores to e-tail, our research and analysis gives you detailed data on every market segment and unrivalled insights into the consumer shopping habits of today and tomorrow. It's all the retail therapy you'll ever need.

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  1. Christmas Gift Buying - UK - February 2019

    • Consumer Report
    • February 2019
    • UK

    “It was not a great Christmas, but it was not the disaster that some early reports suggested either. Demand slowed in the final quarter and some sales were pulled forward to November by early discounting. It’s an immensely challenging time for retailers, but whether they trade ...

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  2. Greetings Cards & Personal Stationery Retailing - UK - July 2017

    • Consumer Report
    • July 2017
    • UK

    “Resistant to the growing threat of digital alternatives, the UK greetings card and personal stationery market has continued to grow. Growth in consumer spending on greetings cards has outpaced stationery. However, a number of trend-driven retailers have proven that demand for ...

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  3. Back-to-School Shopping - US - January 2013

    • Consumer Report
    • January 2013
    • US

    “Dramatic changes in the technology landscape and the prevalence of technology in the classroom have altered the way BTS shoppers research and make purchases, and has also impacted what shoppers consider to be essential school supplies. As tablet computers and similar devices ...

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  4. Back to School Shopping - US - January 2012

    • Consumer Report
    • January 2012
    • US

    With anticipated spending of $22.8 billion and a 6.8% increase compared to 2010, the Back to School (BTS) shopping market showed signs of recovery in 2011. Nonetheless, growth in this competitive market is shaped by shifting tastes, as conscious teens and economizing parents ...

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  5. Back to School Shopping - US - June 2011

    • Consumer Report
    • June 2011
    • US

    Mintel’s research suggests that one important driver of back to school (BTS) attitudes, especially when it comes to anticipated spending, is the economy. Mintel’s evaluation of survey research conducted in the months before the BTS season began 2006-10 shows that the level of ...

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  6. Book Retailing - US - March 2010

    • Consumer Report
    • March 2010
    • US

    The recession has significantly impacted retail book sales. Sales of all books declined 5% between 2007 and 2009, to $23.9 billion. When professional and educational books are excluded, sales declined 4%, to $11 billion. As sales of trade hardback and paperback books dropped, ...

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  7. Books - UK - December 2009

    • Consumer Report
    • December 2009
    • UK

    The books market has proved more resilient than many other consumer sectors: an overall 1% decline in 2009 to £3.42 billion is expected primarily as a result of recession. However, value sales would be higher were it not for the extent of price-cutting by the supermarkets and ...

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  8. Market Re-forecasts - Retail Plus - UK - March 2009

    • Consumer Report
    • March 2009
    • UK

    In less than nine months, the UK has changed from booming, overheated economy to an economy in crisis. In a fast-developing environment, up-to-date market and consumer data is more critical than ever.

    It takes time for changes in macro-economic variables to have an impact on ...

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  9. Market Re-forecasts - Non-fashion High Street - UK - March 2009

    • Consumer Report
    • March 2009
    • UK

    Household goods are one of the sectors hardest hit by the slump in the housing market, so declines are predicted for virtually every major category for 2009.

    • Those sectors most closely linked with moving house will suffer the most, such as furniture, carpets and window ...

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