STORES Magazine - May/June 2017 - 16
SIZE of the pet products
market in the U.S., says
Packaged Facts, with
about 4 percent
of the volume online.
ESTIMATED value of merchandise
stolen from Albertson-Safeway
stores by an organized retail crime
ring in the Portland, Ore., area, says
Scott Chapman, director of asset
protection for the retailer. Nine
suspects have been arrested.
RETAILERS telling RSR Research that they see dynamic
pricing as an opportunity this year, down from 28
percent in last year's survey; 33 percent see personalized
pricing as an opportunity, up from 31 percent a year ago.
STORES May/June 2017
TD Bank saying they don't offer
a mobile app for consumers.
SIZE of global fashion and apparel market, estimates BizVibe, with sportswear growing about
7 percent a year for the past three years.
FURNITURE retailers polled by
FORECAST for annual growth
NEW threshold, up from $300, for prosecuting retail theft as a felony
through 2021 in the U.S. bed
and bath furnishings category,
says Freedonia Focus Reports,
with the pillow and
being proposed in Illinois, where retail theft tops $2 billion annually,
according to the Illinois Retail Merchants Association.
AMERICANS paid on
an hourly basis who
are under the age of
30, notes the "Hourly
Worker Survey," a joint
effort by Snagajob