Measuring up: Retail Benchmarking Survey

  • Retail benchmarking survey
    This report will allow you to determine where your performance stands among your peers in sales, general administrative costs (SG&A), as well as key performance indicators (KPIs).
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  • gross margin
    Apparel has the highest gross margin, with a median of 58% versus 30% for grocery and 41.4% for other (specialty other and department stores). The reliance on unique fashion products...
  • net margin
    High gross margins or low SG&A costs? We looked at our data to determine the most important contributer to driving high net margins...
  • store expenses
    Labour and occupancy costs make up the bulk of store expenses. Labour costs as a percentage of store sales are...