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Deloitte’s Global Retail, Wholesale & Distribution team helps companies identify, understand, and respond to changing trends, business models, and opportunities in the rapidly evolving Retail landscape. Our global, integrated team brings innovative solutions to solve complex Retail challenges.

Global Powers of Retailing 2018

Transformative change, reinvigorated commerce

It is a transformative time in retail. The shopper is clearly in the driver’s seat, enabled by technology to remain constantly connected and more empowered than ever before to drive changes in shopping behavior.

This year's report focuses on the theme of “Transformative change, reinvigorated commerce,” which looks at the latest retail trends and the future of retailing through the lens of young consumers. To mark this 21st edition, there will also be a retrospective which looks at how the Top 250 has changed over the last 15 years.

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Global Powers of Luxury Goods 2018

Luxury goods sales growth bottoms out, profit margins resilient under pressure, and M&A activity heats up.

The luxury goods industry has undergone major changes over the past two decades. Varying economic trends, rapid digital transformation and evolving consumer preferences are creating a new competitive landscape which is challenging the traditional corporate strategies.

The world’s 100 largest luxury goods companies generated sales of US$217 billion in FY2016 and the average luxury goods annual sales for Top 100 companies is now US$2.2 billion. The report discusses the trends and issues that are driving the luxury industry. It also identifies the 100 largest luxury goods companies based on publicly available data for FY2016 (which we define as financial years ending within the 12 months to June 2017), and evaluates their performance across geographies and product sectors.

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