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trEnDS NUMBERS WORTH COUNTING Compiled by David P. Schulz 3 Retailers listed among “the 25 most innovative companies”: (11), Wal-Mart (23) and Target (24) 1 Source: Boston Consulting Group $828 million Projected size of North American kiosk market by 2012, up from $484 million this year Source: Frost & Sullivan Wal-Mart’s ranking among consumers buying linens, bedding and draperies, ahead of Bed Bath & Beyond and JCPenney Source: BIGresearch 9:1 Ratio by which consumers favor convenience stores over warehouse clubs or supermarkets for purchasing gasoline Percentage of 2,706 online shopping survey respondents that didn’t know their credit card liability coverage Source: Jupiter Research for eBillme 92% 68% Patients expressing satisfaction with convenience of in-store health clinics 19% Gasoline’s share of consumers’ projected weekly spending as prices continue to rise Source: Nielsen 89% Patients expressing satisfaction with quality of in-store health clinics Source: Deloitte Center for Health Solutions 37% Americans who believe they will spend less on entertainment products and devices this year compared with 2007 $330 18% Americans who believe they will spend more on entertainment products and devices this year Source: NPD Group Amount spent on web purchases in prior three months by e-commerce newcomers (less than one-year patronizing e-tailers) $1,020 30 99 Church’s Chicken stores opened in 2007 — most ever in one year Source: Church’s Chicken Amount spent in prior 3 months by experienced e-consumers (seven years or more online) Source: Forrester Research Foreign pharmaceutical companies inspected by the Food and Drug Administration in 2007 5% Increase between 2004 and 2008 in shoppers listing a department other than meat or produce as the determining factor in where they shop for groceries Source: Vertis Communications 12,000,000 U.S. households with at least $352,000 in discretionary annual income, accounting for 50 percent of domestic consumption Source: American Express/Harrison Group 3,249 19.7% Average adoption rate of compact fluorescent light bulbs by Wal-Mart shoppers, up from 13.4% in 2007 Source: Wal-Mart Foreign companies shipping drugs to the United States last year Source: Security Management 20 STORES / JUNE 2008 WWW.STORES.ORG http://WWW.STORES.ORG

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of STORES Magazine - June 2008

STORES Magazine - June 2008
Executive Editor's Page
President's Page
Tesco Tests Carbon Labels
What Shoppers Think
10 Things You May Have Missed
Numbers Worth Counting
Full Price/Markdown
Retail People
Cover Story: Boom - or Bust
Green Retailing
Online Marketing
Building Traffic
Water Management
Digital Marketing
Loyalty Programs
Special Report: Taking on Teens
Supply Chain - Robo Crop
Human Resources
Supply Chain - Directory Assistance
Loeb Retail Letter
ARTS Update
Point of View
NRF News
Retail Crossword
Retail Industry Calendar
Last Laugh

STORES Magazine - June 2008