Retail Environments Magazine
Bimonthly trade magazine features news and information for retailers, designers, and suppliers, with topics covered in this publication including industry news and trends, market analysis, materials and design trends, merchandising strategies, retail projects, product information, and in-store technology. Current and prior issues are available free online, with free subscription available to qualified parties.
Industry Size & Composition Report
Market research report provides an in-depth look at market size, composition, and trends for various segments of the in-store marketing, store fixtures, and visual merchandising industries, with product segments analyzed separately in industry-specific report sections including shopper marketing (e.g., point-of-purchase displays, digital and temporary signage) products, store fixtures, and mannequins.
Monthly trade magazine features news, information, and analysis for retail visual merchandising and design professionals, with topics covered in the magazine including industry events and trends, new products and services, store design, and retail technology, and special features including the annual "Retail Design Industry Survey" published in the October issue. Archived issues are available online.
Retail Design Industry Survey
Annual survey of retailers and designers analyzes market trends for the retail design business, with topics covered by the survey including current economic conditions, number of stores remodeled or renovated in the last 12 months, store opening and renovation plans, and capital spending plans for the next 12 months. Surveys are available in the October digital editions of Design:Retail magazine.
Market analysis report provides industry statistics for a user-defined area on a national, state, county, metro area, or zip code level, with data provided including number of companies, market volume and sales trends, average company sales, sales per employee, staffing and employment trends, average employee wage, and business start up activity and failure rates. Sample report can be viewed online.
Annual benchmarking report allows users to compare their financial and operating performance with other manufacturers and suppliers of fixtures, displays, and signs for use in retail environments, with financial data provided including income statements, balance sheets, and financial ratios broken out by annual revenue volume and primary material (e.g., wood, metal) used in manufacturing products.
Financial benchmarking section of this report provides an analysis of costs as a percentage of sales for dealers that distribute store fixtures to retailers, with product lines sold by these dealers including warehouse and stockroom storage racks and accessories; showcases, clothing racks, wall systems, tables, and stands; freestanding and attached shelving; and mannequins, displays, and sign holders.
Biennial salary and benefits survey provides base salary, bonus/incentives, and total compensation data for personnel employed by manufacturers and suppliers of fixtures, signs, and displays for use in retail environments, with job categories covered by the survey including executive personnel (e.g., CEO, COO, VP, CFO, and CMO) and salaried management, technical, and retail design employees.
Store Fixture Manufacturing
Free online service provides median salary, bonus, and hourly wage data for various job positions in this manufacturing sector such as design engineer, CAD designer, plant manager, project manager, CNC operator and programmer, cabinet maker, and welder, with employers for which salary or wage data is provided including Colony, Inc., Fleetwood Industries Inc., Lozier Corporation, and Madix, Inc.
Display Case and Fixtures Manufacturing
Free online service provides salary, bonus, and hourly wage data for job positions in this sector such as industrial designer, design engineer, CAD drafter, graphic designer, production supervisor, project engineer, cabinet maker, and furniture finisher, with employers for which salary or hourly wage data is provided including Marketing Alliance Group, Inc., Process Displays LLC, and Rapid Displays, Inc.