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About Shop!

Shop! is the global non-profit trade association dedicated to enhancing retail environments and experiences. Shop! represents more than 2,000 member companies worldwide and provides value to the global retail marketplace through our leadership in: Research (consumer behavior, trends, futures), Design (customer experience design, store design, display design, fixture design), Build (manufacturing, construction, materials, methods, logistics, installation), Marketing (in-store communications, in-store marketing, technology, visual merchandising), and Evaluation (ROI, analytics, recognition/awards). Shop! is the new name for A.R.E. | POPAI The New Association.


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  • U.S. present-purchasing trends include self-gifting

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  • Pie on the Fly

    Design delivers high-end dining to airport travelers VIBRANT 1960s ITALIAN POP DECOR PROVIDES A COLORFUL, MODERN BACKDROP TO THIS EATERY INSIDE THE […]


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Industry Size & Composition Report

Economic Advisor

Industry Performance Report

Crittenden Retail Tenants Report

The Trend Report

Mass Merchant Shopper Study

Compliance Initiative Study

Gain a better understanding of the U.S. market structure, sizing and direction for the shopper marketing and store fixtures/visual merchandising industry. Shop! is offering multiple versions of the 2016 Industry Size & Composition Report to fit your needs and/or industry of highest interest.

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Shop!’s economic forecasting partner ITR has a 94.7% accuracy rating over its 60-year history. In the Economic Advisor, ITR economists customize their analysis to focus on the retail environments market.

This report provides invaluable statistics on sales volume, income, expenses, net worth and other performance ratios of participating Shop! member companies.

Crittenden Retail Tenants report includes real estate and franchise contact information and construction plans for leading retail chains within each industry segment. Crittenden’s overview of the retail marketplace, and its insights on future retail development, can assist your company in targeting retailers who are in growth mode.

This quarterly report provides a deep dive into trends shaping the retail environments industry. The report is produced in association with Shop!’s Creative Collaborative, with input from trend partners LS:N Global, Material ConneXion and WindowsWear PRO.

Understanding how a shopper not only prepares for a trip, but how they navigate the in-store experience and where they make purchase decisions are key to understanding the whole path-to-purchase for shoppers. Click to order

See what it takes to complete a display installation that results in sales lift. Identify best practices in ensuring maximum promotion compliance and attributes of successful display programs. Click to order