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Market Research and Data for the Retail Industry

To drive footfall and spend, it is essential that those who operate within the retail sector have a deep understanding of consumer behavior and their competitors' activity.

Canadean Retail is an online intelligence platform that gives instant access to proprietary consumer behavior data, hard-to-find company information, analyst insights, and exceptional workflow tools.

With robust and cross-comparable forecasts to 2015, Canadean Retail helps you make sound and well informed strategic decisions.

Retail market insight

  • Market valuations
  • Cross-tabulate data for global outlook
  • Virtual tours

Retail consumer insight

  • Attitudes and behaviors
  • Online retail drivers

Vital retail intelligence

  • Financial deals
  • Industry news
  • Company reports
  • Country reports

Retail market statistics

  • Market sizing
  • Market segmentation
  • Channel date by category
  • Forecasts until 2015

Retail benchmarking database

Canadean Retail's benchmarking database provides a panoramic view of the leading 1,000 global retailers, using over 140 operational and financial benchmarks. Use this extensive, regularly updated information to establish best practice for your company and to determine merger and acquisition targets.

Virtual tours of competitors' stores and the collection of company profiles -which number in excess of 10,000 -provide a thorough view of the market landscape. This is enhanced by 2,000 premium SWOT analyses, specially written by Canadean's in-house team of retail analysts.

Having the ability to swiftly access competitors' positions can powerfully enrich your understanding of the circumstances, thereby transforming your strategic planning.

Worldwide coverage of financial deals

Filter and search Canadean Retail's reports on financial deals by meaningful criteria:

  • Deal type, i.e., acquisition, debt offering, private equity
  • Channel
  • Location
  • Deal value
  • Deal status
  • Announcement and completion dates

Global retail industry news

Teams of journalists and analysts provide a stream of 130-150 stories per week, broadcasting the latest news and insights on key events. Filter and search to find that which is most relevant by these criteria:

  • Channel
  • Location
  • Product group
  • Supplier group, i.e., consumer, chemicals, logistics, textiles
  • Publish date

Online retail market analysis

Canadean Retail provides a unique view on the share of online sales, which is further segmented into 25 product groups and over 50 countries so that you can have a deep understanding of the channel:

  • Consumer attitudes and behaviors
  • Online shopper drivers and inhibitors
  • Channel and category dynamics
  • Case studies of leading online sites
  • Changing purchase behavior
  • The role of the internet in decision-making

Instant retail market data access

Pulling information from the database within Canadean Retail is quickly done thanks to its cube technology. Users can compare like-for-like metrics, filtered down to that which is the most relevant, and cross-tabulate them for easy analyzing across indicators.

For example, cross-comparison can be made for electronics by channel and by country.
Graphs can be presented at the touch of a button and on-board statistical calculators further enable you to analyze opportunities, thereby speeding up the decision making process.

Bespoke primary retail market research

Canadean Retail is supported by our in-house market research company, Canadean Consumer. These services can be utilized by those who have identified areas that they would like to specially research further.

Canadean Consumer is part of the Progressive Digital Media family, which allows us to recruit from 4 million panelists from a rich and diverse set of media assets, meaning that we can connect clients with the most difficult to reach consumer and B2B segments.

From our deeply profiled panels of niche respondents through to our engaging, interactive survey technology, we have a comprehensive toolkit to help you deliver stronger insight in your research findings.