Gartner Research

Cost Structure Performance in the Retailing Industry

Published: 04 March 2019

ID: G00707439

Analyst(s): Finance Research Team


Learn the optimal cost structure for earning excess shareholder returns in the retailing industry. CFOs should use this information to inform board-level discussions about cost structure in an environment of expanding revenue and margins.

Table Of Contents

Table of Contents

The Cost Structure Challenge

Guidance on Benchmarking Your Total Cost Structure

Trends in Retailing Industry Growth and Profitability

Growth Strategies and Cost Structure in the Retailing Industry

Operating Costs in the Retailing Industry





Invested Capital in the Retailing Industry

Operating Working Capital

Net PP&E

Net Intangible Assets



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