The global retail industry experienced a 56% drop in company filings mentions of omnichannel in Q2 2024 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by Dick’s Sporting Goods with 175% year-on-year increase, according to GlobalData’s analysis of over 134 retail company filings. GlobalData’s Retail: Filings Trends & Signals Q2 2024 report delves into earnings call transcripts and quarterly reports within the retail industry, extracting trends, signals, and comparative data to help businesses assess their performance, identify competitive intelligence, evaluate risks, and gain a comprehensive understanding of key industry events. Buy the report here.

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Notably, omnichannel was one of the most frequently referenced themes in Q2 2024, ranking highest in terms of mentions, ahead of digital payments and mobile payments, according to GlobalData.

Of the top leading companies in the retail industry, Dick’s Sporting Goods had the greatest increase in references for omnichannel in Q2 2024, compared with the previous quarter. GlobalData identified 11 omnichannel-related sentences in the company's filings - 2% of all sentences - and an increase of 175% in Q2 2024 compared with Q2 2023. Wesfarmers’s mentions of omnichannel dropped by 30% to 7 and Walmart’s by 50% to 6 and Best Buy’s by 33% to 4 and Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize’s by 78% to 4.

GlobalData’s Company Filings Analytics also applies sentiment weight to reference sentences, based on whether the sentences are positive, negative, or neutral. Starting at 100 in 2020, an index over 100 is more positive. The overall index for omnichannel in Q2 2024 was 92.

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This content was updated on 16 July 2024

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