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2016 US Retail Industry Overview: Statistics, Types of Retailing, Largest Chains
This web page presents a 2016 overview of the U.S. retail industry and all relevant information, facts, research, data and trivia related to the U.S. retail industry. It provides the definition of the U.S. retail industry, the size of the U.S. retail industry, and the types of retailing and retailers that comprise the U.S. retail industry. Also provides links to the most current info, facts, research, data, and trivia about the largest U.S. retail chains.
Of the world’s 10 largest retail companies in the world, five of them are from the US and five are from Europe, according to the 2015 Global Powers of Retailing rankings.
As of May 2015, 15.7 million people were employed in the U.S. Retail Industry according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Approximately 30% of the annual sales of the largest U.S. retail chains and almost 20% of the U.S. retail industry's annual sales come from the Christmas holiday shopping season. The strategic decisions and marketing tactics used on key shopping days like Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and Super Saturday can make or break a retailer's revenue results for an entire calendar year.
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