Specialty Retail - S&P Industry Surveys

Specialty Retail

Specialty Retail - S&P Industry Surveys
Specialty Retail
Published Dec 15, 2017
60 pages — Published Dec 15, 2017
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...Not all selling categories at home improvement retailers have fully recovered from the harsh effects of the 2008­2009 financial crisis and recession, allowing for further upside. Nonetheless, profitability and balance sheets in the sub-industry have improved. Because of the importance of the year-end holiday selling season for many retailers, a disproportionate portion of revenues and profits come in the fourth quarter of the fiscal year. This makes analysis of just the first three quarters (or less) of any given year less meaningful as an indicator of full-year results trends than in other industries. The holiday season got off to a propitious start over the Thanksgiving holiday week, with combined sales for Black Friday and Cyber Monday estimated at nearly 17% higher to about $11.6 billion according to Adobe Analytics. Thanksgiving day added $2.9 billion in online sales. We also note that anecdotal store traffic was likely down only modestly versus a year-ago, despite more chain stores...

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S&P Industry Surveys—Standard & Poor's Industry Surveys track more than 50 North American industries. Each report is authored by a Standard & Poor's industry research analyst and includes information about the current industry environment, industry trends, key industry ratios and statistics, how to analyze a company, a glossary of terms and a comparative company financial analysis.

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S&P Industry Surveys. "Specialty Retail" Dec 15, 2017. Alacra Store. Jan 22, 2018. <http://www.alacrastore.com/storecontent/S-P-Industry-Surveys/Specialty-Retail-2149-80>
S&P Industry Surveys. (2017). Specialty Retail Dec 15, 2017. New York, NY: Alacra Store. Retrieved Jan 22, 2018 from <http://www.alacrastore.com/storecontent/S-P-Industry-Surveys/Specialty-Retail-2149-80>
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