By Jack W. Plunkett
No different consultant covers the total retail photograph like this intriguing new quantity. America's retail is in the course of large alterations - superstores and immense discounters are shooting up on significant corners whereas conventional smaller shops are suffering. department shops are lagging whereas "power facilities" are surging forward. who're the most popular shops? What lies forward? Our industry study part exhibits you the developments and an intensive research of careers, providers, chain shops, procuring facilities, mergers, funds and destiny progress inside of the undefined. integrated are 14 significant statistical tables displaying every little thing from per month U.S. retail revenues, via area, for 1998 via 2000, to the foremost shopping mall proprietors to purchaser emographics. in the meantime, the company profiles part protecting Plunkett's Retail four hundred businesses offers entire profiles of the top, quickest turning out to be retail chains around the state. From Wal-Mart and Costco to Barnes & Noble and Amazon, we profile the significant businesses that advertising executives, traders and activity seekers such a lot need to know approximately. those profiles contain company identify, tackle, mobile, fax, site, development plans, aggressive virtue, monetary histories and as much as 24 government contacts by way of name. dealers of the broadcast e-book or PDF model could obtain a loose CD-ROM database of the company profiles, allowing export of very important company information for mail merge and different makes use of. six hundred pages.