Research and Markets: DSW, Inc. (DSW) - Competitive & Market Analysis Report

DUBLIN--()--Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "DSW, Inc. (DSW) - Competitive & Market Analysis" report to their offering.

This retail product scores the quality of all retail and restaurant locations in the U.S. based on the competition, demographics, and local economic conditions around each store to uncover powerful insights into retailer and restaurants' same stores sales and profitability.

Use this report to assess which Footwear retailers have the best existing and new store locations and help forecast revenue and performance. Signal has performed an in-depth competitive and market analysis of DSW, Inc. with findings that highlight the following:

Example Quotes/Findings From Report:

while demand has been softening, the competitive environment has set a positive backdrop for share gains by DSW.

Versus the averages of major channels that are sellers of shoes, DSW is well above average in terms of market size, affluence, and raw spending power.


- This competitive landscape analysis assesses which retailers have the strongest competitive position in the Shoe Store sector

- This competitive framework segments the sources of competition in the markets that DSW caters to and the aggregate effect of the rise of other shoe retailers within the same markets

- Proprietary Signal competitive weightings are assigned to competing retailers and channels based on the strength of the competitive relationship and product overlap

- See full competitive attribution and changes in attribution over time to identify competitors that are encroaching

- Overall competitive intensity based on the proprietary Signal Competition Ratio

Local Market Economics:

- Housing, employment, fuel, and other economic indicators analyzed on a store-by-store basis for DSW

- Comparing and contrasting retailers based on economic health of underlying markets

Key Topics Covered:

1. Key Takeaways

2. Company Summaries

3. Addressable Market & Drivers Of Demand

4. Addressable Market - Footwear Market & Distribution Channels

5. Addressable Market - Footwear Spend By Household Income

6. Footwear Market Trends

7. Footwear Market Trends - Demand Vs. Selling Capacity

8. Dsw's Relative Trends - Dsw Sales Trends Vs. Shoe Retailers And Total Footwear Demand

9. Competitive Landscape

10. Competitive Landscape - Top Channels, Dealers & Industry Mix

11. Regional Store Mix - Dsw Store Distribution By Major Geographic Region

12. Regional Store Mix - Top Players By Major Geographic Region

13. Competition Definition & Attribution - Signal Proprietary Competitive Strength Matrix

14. Competition Attribution - Intensity Of Competition By Stand Alone Banners & Industries

15. Footprint Quality

16. Community Distribution - Urban To Rural Distribution

17. Footprint Quality - Population Density, Relative Affluence & Aggregate Spending Power

18. Screening - < $75K Income Households

19. Screening - Per Capita Income

20. Store Churn Quality

21. U.S. Footprint & Regional Distribution - Current / Prior Period Stores & Openings

22. Target Trade Area - Dimensioning The Profile Of The Market Draw

23. Store Churn Analysis - Quality Of Store Births & Deaths Versus Prior Year Base

24. Competition Attribution

25. Stores With Competition - Unique Number Of Stores That Have Competition

26. Appendix A - Reference

27. Company Store Counts - June 2012 Through June 2013

28. Glossary

29. Appendix B - Maps

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Research and Markets
Laura Wood, Senior Manager.
U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907
Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716
Sector: Retailing and Services, Company Reports