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Global Retail Industry IT Spending Market 2014-2018

LONDON, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- has added a new market research report:

Global Retail Industry IT Spending Market 2014-2018

About the Global Retail IT Spending Market
The Retail IT Spending market is a significant part of the Global IT Spending market. Retail industry IT spending basically involves the provision of IT hardware, IT software and IT services for the purpose of integrating and streamlining the various processes of the retailers. It helps retailers form a centralized system to procure and sell goods, perform transactions for all their stores, and provide real-time customer solutions. It also helps retailers align their business processes with various technologies. All in all, IT spending in the Retail industry is primarily required to develop a secure and customer-friendly environment, maintain a uniform flow of information, and build an economical cost structure in the long run.

TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Retail IT Spending market will grow at a CAGR of 4.10 percent over the period 2013-2018.

Covered in this Report
The Global Retail IT Spending market is categorized in three different segments: Hardware, Services, and Software.
TechNavio's report, Global Retail IT Spending Market 2014-2018, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. It covers the Global Retail IT Spending market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key Vendors
- Cisco Systems Inc.
- Dell Inc.
- IBM Corp.
- Hewlett-Packard Co.

Other Prominent Vendors
- Amazon.Com Inc.
- Arcplan Inc.
- Bitam
- CAM Commerce Solutions
- Chain Drive
- Comcash
- Cybex Systems Inc.
- eBay Inc.
- ECR Software Corp.
- Epicor
- Fujitsu Ltd.
- Genesis Software Systems
- Informatica Corp.
- Intuit Inc.
- JDA Software Group
- JDS Solutions
- Magstar
- Microsoft Corp.
- MICROS Systems
- MicroStrategy
- Oracle Corp.
- PayPal
- Pinnacle Cart
- RedPrairie
- Retail Information Systems
- Retail Pro International LLC
- Tableau Software
- TIBCO Software Inc.
- UTC Retail Inc.

Key Market Driver
- Growing Need to Adopt Customer-centric Technology.
- For a full, detailed list, view our report.

Key Market Challenge
- Data Security Concern.
- For a full, detailed list, view our report.

Key Market Trend
- Increasing Adoption of Cloud Services.
- For a full, detailed list, view our report.

Key Questions Answered in this Report
- What will the market size be in 2018 and what will the growth rate be?
- What are the key market trends?
- What is driving this market?
- What are the challenges to market growth?
- Who are the key vendors in this market space?
- What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
- What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?

01. Executive Summary
02. List of Abbreviations
03. Scope of the Report
03.1 Market Overview
03.2 Product Offerings
04. Market Research Methodology
04.1 Market Research Process
04.2 Research Methodology
05. Introduction
06. Market Landscape
06.1 Market Overview
06.2 Retail Value Chain
06.3 Layout of IT Solutions in the Retail Industry
06.4 Market Size and Forecast
06.5 Top Technologies for Retailers
06.6 Retailers' Buying Behaviour
06.7 Five Forces Analysis
07. Market Segmentation by Category
07.1 Retail IT Hardware Spending
07.1.1 Market Size and Forecast
07.2 Retail IT Software Spending
07.2.1 Market Size and Forecast
07.3 Retail IT Services Spending
07.3.1 Market Size and Forecast
08. Geographical Segmentation
08.1 Global Retail IT Market by Geographical Segmentation 2013
08.2 Retail Industry IT Spending in APAC
08.2.1 Market Size and Forecast
08.3 Retail Industry IT Spending in Western Europe
08.3.1 Market Size and Forecast
08.4 Retail Industry IT Spending in US
08.4.1 Market Size and Forecast
09. Key Leading Countries
09.1 US
09.2 UK
10. Buying Criteria
11. Market Growth Drivers
12. Drivers and their Impact
13. Market Challenges
14. Impact of Drivers and Challenges
15. Market Trends
16. Trends and their Impact
17. Vendor Landscape
17.1 Market Share Analysis 2013
17.2 Other Prominent Vendors
18. Key Vendor Analysis
18.1 Cisco Systems
18.1.1 Business Overview
18.1.2 Products and Services
18.1.3 Key Information
18.1.4 SWOT Analysis
18.2 Dell
18.2.1 Business Overview
18.2.2 Business Segmentation
18.2.3 Key Information
18.2.4 SWOT Analysis
18.3 IBM
18.3.1 Business Overview
18.3.2 Business Segmentation
18.3.3 Key Information
18.3.4 SWOT Analysis
18.4 HP
18.4.1 Business Overview
18.4.2 Business Segmentation
18.4.3 Key Information
18.4.4 SWOT Analysis
19. Other Reports in this Series?

List of Exhibits

Exhibit 1: Market Research Methodology
Exhibit 2: Retail Value Chain and Retail IT Product Offerings
Exhibit 3: Overview : Layout of IT Solutions in the Retail Industry
Exhibit 4: Global Retail Industry IT Spending Market 2013-2018 (US$ billion)
Exhibit 5: Top Technologies involved in Retail Sector
Exhibit 6: Global Retail Industry IT Spending Market by Retailers' Buying Behaviour
Exhibit 7: Global Retail Industry IT Spending Market - Category Segmentation 2013
Exhibit 8: Global Retail Industry IT Hardware Spending Market 2013-2018 (US$ billion)
Exhibit 9: Global Retail IT Software Spending Market 2013-2018 (US$ billion)
Exhibit 10: Global Retail Industry IT Software Spending Market - Segmentation 2013
Exhibit 11: Global Retail IT Services Spending Market 2013-2018 (US$ billion)
Exhibit 12: Global Retail Industry IT Spending by Geographical Segmentation 2013
Exhibit 13: APAC Retail IT Spending 2013-2018 ( US$ billion)
Exhibit 14: Western European Retail IT Spending 2013-2018 (US$ billion)
Exhibit 15: US Retail IT Spending 2013-2018 (US$ billion)
Exhibit 16: Global Retail Industry IT Spending Market by Vendor Segmentation 2013
Exhibit 17: Products and Services : Cisco
Exhibit 18: Business Segmentation: Dell Inc.
Exhibit 19: Business Segmentation: IBM
Exhibit 20: Business Segmentation: HP

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Global Retail Industry IT Spending Market 2014-2018

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