Retailing Market to 2021: Consumption Volume, Value, Import, Export and Sale Price Analysis

Pune, India, 2017-Jun-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Retailing SWOT Analysis And Forecast 2021

South Africa continued to face numerous economic and socioeconomic challenges during 2016. Factors such as exchange rate volatility, the declining availability of credit and inflationary pressures negatively affected the finances of many households. Despite the aforementioned challenges, many consumers remain aspirational, with demand remaining strong for essential fmcg, especially products which are in line with global trends. As a result of consistent demand from consumers, retail value growth…

Euromonitor International’s Retailing in South Africa report offers insight into key trends and developments driving the industry. The report examines all retail channels to provide sector insight. Channels include hypermarkets, supermarkets, discounters, convenience stores, mixed retailers, health and beauty retailers, clothing and footwear retailers, furniture and furnishing stores, DIY and hardware stores, durable goods retailers, leisure and personal goods retailers. There are profiles of leading retailers, with analysis of their performance and the challenges they face. There is also analysis of non-store retailing: vending; homeshopping; internet retailing; direct selling, as available.

Product coverage: Non-Store Retailing, Store-based Retailing.

Data coverage: market sizes (historic and forecasts), company shares, brand shares and distribution data.

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Inditex named the most sustainable company in the retailing industry by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Arteixo, Spain, 2016-Sep-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Inditex has been named the most sustainable company in the retailing industry by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, having scored 80 out of a possible 100 points. The ranking, compiled by the sustainability investing specialist RobecoSam, highlights Inditex’s “leadership within the retail industry with its pioneering stance on human rights” in the supply chain.

In its report on this year’s review, RobecoSAM notes that Inditex “has implemented best-in class human rights policies, due diligence processes and comprehensive risk assessments”, going on to underscore its approach to “public disclosure”, which sets a “new high standard” for the rest of the industry.

As for its environmental performance, the publication flags the reduction in “energy and water consumption”, demonstrating a special “commitment to operational eco-efficiency”. Dow Jones also refers to the company’s ‘Closing the Loop’ programme under which it has set itself “a new goal to eliminate all waste from its own activities by 2020”.

Inditex scored a total of 80 out of a possible 100 points, putting it well head of the industry average of 36 points. More specifically, Inditex scored 97 out of a 100 along the environmental dimension and 76 points along each of the social and economic dimensions.

Inditex has been a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index since 2001, having consistently been the retailing industry leader. The ranking, which dates back to 1999, assessed 2,535 companies from all over the world this year. A total of 316 companies from 24 different sectors were selected for the 2016 edition of the ranking.

The Dow Jones Sustainability Index is the gold standard for sustainability investing; each year it tracks the leading sustainability-driven stocks based on analysis of financially-relevant environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors. The components of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index stand out for their leadership in their respective sectors along the economic, environmental and social dimensions. Within each of these three dimensions, the contenders are evaluated across a host of parameters, from corporate governance to supply chain management, customer service systems, eco-efficiency policies and even the transparency of their sustainability reporting efforts.

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