Department Stores

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Grocery Retailing in Latin America

Jun 2021

Grocery retailing recorded a sales decline in Latin America in 2020, with most countries seeing worsening performances, including particularly steep declines in Argentina and Peru. Local economies, and therefore many households’ financial…

USD 1,325
Country Report

Department Stores in Australia

May 2021

Even before the outbreak of COVID-19 department stores had been under pressure with the channel losing sales to other retailing channels and e-commerce. Nevertheless, this decline became more evident following the outbreak of COVID-19. Myer closed…

USD 990
Country Report

Department Stores in Thailand

Mar 2021

Department stores operators were hit hard by the COVID-19 crisis, particularly the lockdown period of March-May 2020 when they needed to temporarily close stores, especially those located in Bangkok. Moreover, even when allowed to open, stores had to…

USD 990
Country Report

Department Stores in Germany

Mar 2021

When the two largest department store players in Germany, Karstadt and Galeria Kaufhof, merged in early 2020 to become Galeria Karstadt Kaufhof, there was optimism the newly-formed company could turn around a long-lasting downward trend, caused in…

USD 990
Country Report

Department Stores in Austria

Mar 2021

Department stores suffered significant declining value sales in 2020 mainly due to the home seclusion trend, and financial restraints due to rising unemployment and decreased disposable incomes. Non-essential categories which tend to see higher sales…

USD 990
Country Report

Department Stores in Switzerland

Mar 2021

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Swiss authorities implemented a national lockdown period just after the initial outbreak of the pandemic in 2020. This meant that outlets in department stores had to remain closed for a period of eight weeks in total,…

USD 990
Country Report

Department Stores in New Zealand

Mar 2021

In recent years, department store operators have been moving towards building digital capabilities in response to changing consumer preferences and falling foot traffic. The impact of COVID-19 on consumer lifestyles has further accelerated this…

USD 990
Country Report

Department Stores in Chile

Mar 2021

With the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19), department stores were forced to close in all quarantined localities in the country, as they were not considered essential businesses. This negatively impacted in-store sales in the category. The timing of…

USD 990
Country Report

Department Stores in Poland

Mar 2021

Department stores is perceived as an outdated retail format in Poland, competing primarily with modern shopping centres. The channel continued to be subject to intense completion from other retailing channels, including hypermarkets, apparel and…

USD 990
Country Report

Department Stores in Israel

Mar 2021

Department stores was hard hit by the pandemic in Israel in 2020 as the government introduced three lockdowns in 2020 to curb the transmittance of COVID-19. Department stores were deemed to be non-essential businesses from the start of lockdown and…

USD 990
Country Report

Department Stores in Peru

Mar 2021

Department stores are set to see a collapse in value sales in 2020 as result of the pandemic. The channel is among the group of non-essential retail outlets that were ordered shut between March and July, and although restrictions have been slightly…

USD 990
Country Report

Department Stores in Ukraine

Mar 2021

What a difference a year makes. In 2019, department stores were one the best performing retailers, However, in 2020, department stores were the worst performing retailer, with double-digit value decline. Departments stores are a burgeoning retail…

USD 990
Country Report

Department Stores in Slovakia

Mar 2021

USD 990
Country Report

Department Stores in Saudi Arabia

Mar 2021

Despite store closures and shorter working hour restrictions, value-oriented department stores such as Centrepoint and RedTag performed better than premium chains during the COVID-19 crisis as customers leaned towards budget friendly options.…

USD 990
Country Report

Department Stores in Morocco

Mar 2021

COVID-19 had a significant negative effect on the retail current value sales of department stores during 2020. Lockdown measures meant that department stores were closed for an extended period. Even after they reopened, many consumers were reluctant…

USD 990
Country Report

Department Stores in the Czech Republic

Mar 2021

Department stores remains a channel in decline in both current value terms and the number of outlets visible in the Czech Republic. Mandatory closure of non-essential retail stores during the pandemic added to this gloomy situation, as well as the…

USD 990
Country Report

Department Stores in Sweden

Mar 2021

Department stores suffered heavy losses in 2020 as consumers took it upon themselves to avoid busy retail locations, unless shopping for essentials. With department stores typically located in high traffic areas the call for social distancing posed a…

USD 990
Country Report

Department Stores in Norway

Mar 2021

RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES

USD 990
Country Report

Department Stores in Malaysia

Mar 2021

Towards the end of the review period, many shoppers were opting to shop online rather than physically shopping in store-based retail outlets, with department stores one of the channels hardest hit from this trend. In order to combat this, the…

USD 990
Country Report

Department Stores in Hungary

Mar 2021

Department stores channel not present in Hungary. Shopping malls with a strong focus on consumer electronics, apparel retailing, and consumer foodservice took over the shopping hub role of department stores. There are no plans for revitalising the…

USD 990
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