Category killers in Europe a retail format for the future? by Jeremy Smith

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  • Retail trade -- Europe.,
  • Market surveys -- Europe.

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StatementJeremy Smith.
SeriesFinancial times management reports
ContributionsPearson Professional Ltd.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii,129p. :
Number of Pages129
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17321229M
ISBN 101853344060

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Robert Spector is a seasoned business journalist, retail expert, and international speaker Author: Robert Spector. In the Introduction, Robert Spector characterizes category killers as "the most disruptive concept in retailing" because "their goal is to dominate the category [e.g.

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The phrase is most commonly used to describe large retail chain stores that dominate a product category. Once one of these category killers moves into a town, it becomes difficult for smaller, local mom and pop stores in.

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We believe that retailing in general is at a tipping point, with category killers being the first significant casualties of the (r)evolution that is occurring. Retail store asset productivity has been in decline since the start of the recession inand we believe this.

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The term category killer is generally used within the world of retail to describe a chain of stores or a product that is so successful it “kills” others of the same type.

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One of the few books I had difficulty putting a bookmark. US-based Toys ''R'' Us was one of the first toy supermarkets in the world and was the number one toy retailer in the US. The company was known as a category killer. The company?s problems began in the late s when discount giants Wal-Mart and Target entered the market.

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The other mai feature of the category killers is that these category killers. A principal section of retail that has fallen prey to market forces is the “category killer.” In an age of endless aisle, hyper-convenience, and so many upstart brands, the market needs less apprehension and more definitive category leadership from these specialists.

Category killers are highly focused retailers specializing in a category of goods that succeeded against Walmart due to their deep assortment, aggressive pricing, large stores, extensive store network, and knowledgeable salespeople with "deep expertise in the categories they served." Against Amazon and other online retailers, these advantages fade.

Category Killers: For those old enough to remember a world without Wal-Mart, this book starts with an interesting romp through retail history. The days of bustling downtown shopping areas with Mom-and-Pop stores filled to the brim with American-made products is but.

Retailers that can see trend coming and react quickly enough, this upheaval is survivable. But those slow to register the tsunami wave on the horizon stand to be swept away.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xviii, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: From cow pastures to category killers --Charles Lazarus and the birth of the category killer --Category killers everywhere --Pricing: the cost of "everyday low prices" --Competition: there used to be a department store here --Growth: expanding their reach --Expansion: paperclips in.

Retailing is at a tipping point, with category killers — highly focused stores like Barnes & Noble, Best Buy, and Staples — being the first significant casualties of the revolution under way. The following files are in this category, out of total.

Killers EMU 08 ().jpg 3, × 2,; MB Killers EMU 09 ().jpg 3, × 2,; MB. “Hypermarket” refers to a. category killers that specialize in electronics. a form of intertype competition general merchandise store. shopping malls anchored by four or more department stores such as Sears or Nordstrom’s. a form of limited-service outlets focusing on general merchandise like that offered in department stores.

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After oil was discovered beneath their land, the Osage rode in chauffeured automobiles, built mansions, and sent their children to study in Europe. Apparently, category killers or not, there's still room for more entrepreneurs in the growing pet industry. "Fifty-nine percent of Americans have pets, and the demand for pet supplies is constant.

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Hannibal, the. But the roots of these category-killers actually lie in Europe. Carrefour, for instance, began in the early s with large-format stores at the city's edge that sold groceries and general merchandise under the same vast roof.

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year-old Niels Hogel, when asked by the.In connection with consumer goods, retail has also long been an OC&C focus. The firm claims to have been one of the original advocates for the importance of emerging value offers, private label goods and battling category killers.

In addition, OC&C has recently multi-channel and internalization strategies. A category killer sells a high volume of a particular type of product and, in doing so, dominates the competition, or “category.” PETCO and PetSmart are category killers in the retail pet-products market.

Best Buy is a category killer in the electronics-product market. Many category killers are, themselves, struggling, as shoppers for their.

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