Retail, Wholesale and Distribution Publications
We regularly publish thought leadership to help our clients understand the ever-changing industry. With a dedicated team of professionals focused on research, analysis and reporting, we aim at providing you with insightful industry perspectives.
- Going Digital: Helping Retailers Conquer the ‘New Consumption’ (Full report in simplified Chinese version)
The continued spread of the Novel Coronavirus since the start of 2020 has affected the entire world and includes confirmed cases in China and 150 other countries and regions as of mid-March. If the pandemic is not quickly brought under control, then the world economy faces the risk of a global recession. It has already stopped the growth of the retail industry in its tracks, and dealt a particular heavy blow to offline retailers.
- Global Powers of Retailing 2020
The Top 250 global retailers generated aggregated revenues of US$4.74 trillion in fiscal year 2018, representing composite growth of 4.1 percent, according to Global Powers of Retailing 2020, a new report from Deloitte Global.
- Guidelines for Retail Chains to Adopt Cloud Platforms
Deloitte, in conjunction with several leading retail chains and cloud service providers, jointly released the Guidelines for Retail Chains to Adopt Cloud Platforms at the Cloud Computing Session of 2019 China International Retail Innovation Summit organized by the China Chain Store & Franchise Association (CCFA) on 10 April.
- Global Powers of Retailing 2019
The global economy is currently at a turning point. Until early 2018, the global economy displayed strong growth. Deloitte’s Global Powers of Retailing 2019 reviews the global economic scenario and its impact on the retailing industry.
- New retail reinvigorates China’s imports: New technologies, new models, new channels
As the report indicates, China has made an outstanding contribution to global consumption growth compared with other countries and regions. China’s retail landscape has entered a new phase of reform focused on consumer demand and driven by digitization. New models, applications and products are continually being used in China, a trend with far-reaching significance for development and innovation in global retail.
- Next stop for convenience stores
This report analyzes the convenience store industry from three perspectives of future development, transformation and upgrading approaches as well as potential reshaping forces.
- Global Powers of Retailing 2018: Transformative change, reinvigorated commerce
According to the report, the Top 250 global retailers generated aggregated revenues of US$4.4 trillion in fiscal year 2016, representing composite growth of 4.1 percent.
- Digital Maturity of China Retail Industry
According to the latest report jointly conducted by Deloitte China and the CCFA, Chinese retail companies achieved a score of 2.9 out of 5 in terms of digital maturity, which implies that there is still a long way to go before they can build a complete business ecosystem backed by digital technology.
- Transformation of Traditional Retailer in The Era of New Retail
In this whitepaper, we provide in-depth insights on how traditional brand retailers and manufacturers should transform to take lead in the era of New Retail, identify the main challenges of supply chain management and elaborate the optimized operation model.
- Global Powers of Retailing 2017: The art and science of customers
The report identifies the 250 largest retailers around the world based on revenues through the analysis of publicly available data for fiscal year 2015 (including companies with fiscal years ending June 2016).
- The Bedrock of Internet Fashion Brands
This report aims to understand the development status, challenges and development trends of domestic fashion brand enterprises by comparing and analyzing representative online fashion brands and domestic/international fashion brands, to get deeper insights into the development of this industry.
- China E-Retail Market Report 2016
This report provides a detailed analysis on the development status of global and China’s e-retail market and delves into online retailers’ key development issues based on a specific survey by Deloitte and CCFA about online retailers.
- Investment Promotion Report of China Retail Industry
This report identifies the development status and challenges of China's retail industry in current market environment based on the analysis of China's retail industry's major business formats and development trends.
- Navigating the Chinese Digital Divide-Addressing the evolving needs of Chinese Customers
The whitepaper showcases how Chinese consumers continue to visit brick and mortar stores; however, digital is growing and increasingly impacting their in-store behaviours and ultimately, brick and mortar sales.
- China Power of Retailing 2015
This report is published jointly by Deloitte China and China Chain Store and Franchise Association (CCFA). It offers insights into the trend of the retail industry in China and provides preliminary advice on the transformation of retail businesses.
- Report on cooperative development between shopping centers and Chain brand merchants in China 2014
The report is developed by Deloitte China Consumer Business industry, Real Estate industry, CRIC and China Chain Store & Franchise Association (CCFA).
- Global Powers of Retailing 2015
Deloitte and STORES Media co-authored the 2015 Global Powers of Retailing, Embracing Innovation White Paper. The 250 largest retailers around the world are analyzed based on their financial performance, geographic region, product sector and e-commerce activities.
- China powers of retailing 2014
An analysis on the macro environment and development of the retail industry as well as the main business forms and trends in China.
- Global powers of retailing 2014
The 17th annual report identifies the 250 largest retailers around the world for the past fiscal year and examines the trends for retailers to consider as they plan their growth strategies.
- Report on cooperative development between shopping centers and chain brand merchants in China 2013
An analysis of the development trends and patterns of China's shopping centers, factors for success in investment and operation, as well as the development trends in the industry as the concluding remark.
- Retail globalization: Navigating the maze
While international growth offers massive opportunities for retailers, it's not easy.