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Holiday Retail Winners and Losers

2011 HOLIDAY RETAIL WINNERS & LOSERS BIG-NAME WINNERS SPECIALTY WINNERS BIG-NAME LOSERS sears COACH Walmart* jepenney TIFFANY & CO. Save money. Live better. DICK'Smocys GAP Abercrombie & Fitch SPORTING COODS TELEVISION VIEWERSHIP DECREASES AROUND THE HOLIDAYS Television viewership competes with time spent holiday shopping. Increased competition from the film industry also cuts into the available television audience. THE HOLIDAY BOX OFFICE SEASON IS THE SECOND LARGEST SEASON FOR MOVIES. (behind summer - which is almost twice as long.) 60 NORTH AMERICAN BOX OFFICE NUMBERS FOR CHRISTMAS EVE, AND CHRISTMAS DAY, WERE UP +60% + ADMIT ONE percent COMPARED TO NEW YEARS EVE FOR THE NEW HOLIDAY RELEASES. SPRING Season WINTER ( Holiday ) SUMMER FALL Season Season Season FOR SOME RETAILERS, THE HOLIDAY SEASON CAN REPRESENT L 25-40% OF ANNUAL SALES HOLIDAY SALES SEASON is a great season for truckers, and trucking businesses. SEASONAL HIRING among retailers increased in November by 70 of truckload business is 27 PERCENT RETAIL DRIVEN percent for less-than-truckload carriers, it's around 40% from the same time last year. the highest rate since 2007. and October retail hiring increased around 15% from 2010. Increased freight due to Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales means more business for trucking and delivery services. Businesses that benefit Businesses that struggle WINNERS LOSERS During the holiday season. SUMMER VACATION RESORTS RETAIL JEWELRY HOSPITALITY Especially North-Eastern parts of US CONSTRUCTION RETAIL TELEVISION INDUSTRY TRUCKING INDUSTRY CONSTRUCTION LANDSCAPING More freight traffic because of retail sales MUSIC INDUSTRY Particularly Holiday Music JUST ANOTHER WORKDAY FOR HOSPITALS For most people, holidays mean a time for celebrating with family, eating too much and taking a day off from work, its... "For many workers in the hospitality industry, the holidays are the culmination of one of the busiest periods of the year." GOOD TIMES FOR RESTAURANTS While the recession haş affected the music industry during other times of the year, HOLIDAY MUSIC at least over the past 10 years. SEEMS TO BE RECESSION-PROOF November to December season is the second busiest BLACK FRIDAY& CYBER MONDAY JEWELRY STORES are among the time of the year for 30 restaurants. are the most profitable days for online retailers. HIGHEST PROFIT BUSINESSES PERCENT IN THE WEEKS BETWEEN THANKSGIVING AND NEW YEARS Restaurants typically see a disproportionately high percentage of their annual business. with nearly 30% of their annual profit from the holiday season. Landscaping business While the need for Holiday Lights LANDSCAPING BUSINESS DWINDLES DURING THE HOLIDAY SEASON many landscaping businesses provide holiday decorating services to stay afloat during the off-season. presented by to apply for FastupFront FAST BUSINESS WORKING CAPITAL visit Sources: developed in cooperation by Charlie Brown TV Image, Copyright Charles Schulz WebTov NOWSOURCING.COM

Holiday Retail Winners and Losers

shared by NowSourcing on Dec 27
This infographic takes a look at the industries and retailers that do well during the holidays, and the ones that bide their time until spring. Some will surprise you in their losses during the season...





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