Retail Analytics Market Size & Share, by Type (Descriptive Analytics, Diagnostic Analytics, Predictive Analytics, Prescriptive Analytics); Solution (Software, Services); Deployment Model (On-Premise, Cloudand Hybrid); Function (Supply Chain Management, Customer Management, Inventory Management, Merchandising, Strategy & Planning, In-Store Operations) - Global Supply & Demand Analysis, Growth Forecasts, Statistics Report 2023-2033

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  • Published Date: Feb 14, 2023
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 Global Retail Analytics Market Highlights Over 2023 - 2033

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Forecast Year




Base Year Market Size (2022)

~ USD 6 Billion

Forecast Year Market Size (2033)

~ USD 22 Billion

The global retail analytics market is estimated to garner a revenue of ~USD 22 billion by the end of 2033 by growing at a CAGR of ~20% over the forecast period, i.e., 2023 – 2033. Further, the market generated a revenue of ~USD 6 billion in the year 2022. The growth of the market can primarily be attributed to the growing retail sales worldwide. For instance, the total global retail sales reached more than USD 23 trillion in 2020.


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Retail data analytics is the process of collecting and studying retail data (like sales, inventory, pricing, etc.) to discover trends, predict outcomes, and make better business decisions. Done well, data analytics allows retailers to get more insight into the performance of their stores, products, customers, and vendors—and use that insight to grow profits. In other words, it is the process of providing analytical data on inventory levels, supply chain movement, consumer demand, sales, etc. that is crucial for making marketing and procurement decisions. With the recent advancements in data analytics as well as retail analytics, the demand for retail analytics is on the rise amongst retail e-commerce, which in turn, is expected to create massive revenue generation opportunities for the key players operating in the global retail analytics market during the forecast period. For instance, it is found that retail e-commerce sales will touch a value of more than USD 5 trillion by the end of 2022 worldwide.

Global Retail Analytics Market: Growth Drivers and Challenges

Growth Drivers

  • Increasing Volume of Data – It is becoming necessary to capture and analyze the data, and then operationalize insights across every channel, so that retailers can reach a potential customer or supplier. For instance, it was observed that approximately 74 zettabytes of the total data created across the globe in 2021 was unstructured.

  • Upsurge in the Retailer Spending on Artificial Intelligence (AI)– As retail analytics provides an intelligent insight about the costumers buying behavior, preferences and lot more. According to estimates, by 2022, the global retailer’s spending on AI is expected to be more than USD 7 billion per annum, rise from a forecasted USD 2 billion in 2018.

  • Growing Emphasis on Inventory Management – According to data over 70% of retailers surveyed plan to provide, or are currently providing, item-level radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology. 
  • Growing Number of Internet of Things (IoT) connected devices – As per the data, by the end of 2022, anapproximately 18 billion IoT connected devices are expected worldwide.


  • Compliance With Data Protection Standards and Laws
  • Concern about Data Accuracy
  • Huge Cost Involved in the Adoption of Latest Technology

The globalretail analytics market is segmented and analyzed for demand and supply by deployment model segment into on-premise cloudand hybrid. Amongst these segments, the cloud segment is anticipated to garner the largest revenue by the end of 2033, backed by the growing use of cloud services along with the surge in the spending on cloud services infrastructureworldwide. For instance,in 2021, more than USD 41 billion were spent on cloud services infrastructure globally.

Major Macro-Economic Indicators Impacting the Market Growth

Global-Research-and-Development-ExpenditureThe never-ending growth in internet accessibility around the world along with numerous technological advancements comprising 5G, blockchain, cloud services, Internet of Things (IoT), and Artificial Intelligence (AI) among others have significantly boosted the economic growth in the last two decades. As of April 2021, there were more than 4.5 billion users that were actively using the internet globally. Moreover, the growth in ICT sector has significantly contributed towards GDP growth, labor productivity, and R&D spending among other transformations of economies in different nations of the globe. Furthermore, the production of goods and services in the ICT sector is also contributing to the economic growth and development. As per the statistics in the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development’s database, the ICT good exports (% of total good exports) globally grew from 10.816 in 2015 to 11.536 in 2019. In 2019, these exports in Hong Kong SAR, China amounted to 56.65%, 25.23% in East Asia & Pacific, 26.50% in China, 25.77% in Korea, Rep., 8.74% in the United States, and 35.01% in Vietnam. These are some of the important factors that are boosting the growth of the market.

Global Retail Analytics Market Regional Synopsis

Regionally, the global retail analytics market is studied into five major regions including North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa region. Amongst these, the market in North America is projected to hold the largest market share by the end of 2033, backed by the rising number of retail establishments in the region. As per The National Retail Federation report on The Economic Impact of the US Retail Industry, in 2018, there were ~4.2 million retail establishments (inclusive of food services & drinking places) in the United States.


The global retail analytics market is further classified on the basis of region as follows:

  • North America (U.S. & Canada) Market size, Y-O-Y growth, Market Players Analysis & Opportunity Outlook
  • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Rest of Latin America) Market size, Y-O-Y growth, Market Players Analysis & Opportunity Outlook
  • Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Hungary, Belgium, Netherlands & Luxembourg, NORDIC (Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark), Ireland, Switzerland, Austria, Poland, Turkey, Russia, Rest of Europe), Poland, Turkey, Russia, Rest of Europe) Market size, Y-O-Y growth, Market Players Analysis & Opportunity Outlook
  • Asia-Pacific (China, India, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand, Rest of Asia-Pacific) Market size, Y-O-Y growth, Market Players Analysis & Opportunity Outlook
  • Middle East and Africa (Israel, GCC (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman), North Africa, South Africa, Rest of Middle East and Africa) Market size, Y-O-Y growth, Market Players Analysis & Opportunity Outlook

Market Segmentation

Our in-depth analysis of the global retail analytics market includes the following segments:

By Type

  • Descriptive Analytics
  • Diagnostic Analytics
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Prescriptive Analytics

By Solution

  • Software
  • Services

By Deployment Model

  • On-Premises
  • Cloud
  • Hybrid



By Functions

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Customer Management
  • Inventory Management
  • Merchandising
  • Strategy & Planning
  • In-Store Operations

Top Featured Companies Dominating the Global Retail Analytics Market

  • Adobe Inc.
    • Company Overview
    • Business Strategy
    • Key Product Offerings
    • Financial Performance
    • Key Performance Indicators
    • Risk Analysis
    • Recent Development
    • Regional Presence
    • SWOT Analysis
  • Altair Engineering, Inc.(ANGOSS Software Corporation)
  • HCL Technologies Limited
  • IBM Corporation
  • Information Builders, Inc.,
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • MicroStrategy Incorporated
  • Oracle Corporation
  • Bedrock Analytics Corporation
  • SAP 



In the News

  • Adobe Inc., - launched new services in Adobe Analytics, which can efficiently deliver a single workspace for brands to unify data and insights across all media types, now including the metaverse and streaming media. Brands can drive true omnichannel analysis through Customer Journey Analytics, for deeper insights on new consumer behaviors.

  • Altair Engineering, Inc., - acquired World Programming, a UK-based technology company specializing in data analytics software used by many of the world’s leading companies including financial services and insurance organizations. The acquisition of World Programming will strengthen Altair’s foothold in several industries including financial services, insurance, healthcare, manufacturing, asset management, telecommunications, retail, energy, and consumer products. It will provide better insights and effective planning and decision making by the consumers.

Author Credits:  Abhishek Verma, Hetal Singh

  • Report ID: 4361
  • Published Date: Feb 14, 2023
  • Report Format: PDF, PPT

Key Questions Answered in the Report

1) What are the major factors driving the growth of the retail analytics market?

Ans: Increasing retail sales with rise in retail e-commerce as well as increasing number of retail establishments along with surge in the retail spending on AI are some of the major factors anticipated to drive the growth of the market.

2) What would be the CAGR of retail analytics market over the forecast period?

Ans: The market is anticipated to attain a CAGR of ~20% over the forecast period, i.e., 2023 – 2033.

3) What are the challenges affecting the retail analytics market growth?

Ans: Complying with the data protection standards and laws as well as huge cost involved in the adoption of latest technologyare some of the factors estimated to hamper the market growth.

4) Which region will provide more business opportunities for growth of retail analytics market in future?

Ans: The market in North America is projected to hold the largest market share by the end of 2033 and provide more business opportunities in the future.

5) Who are the major players dominating the retail analytics market?

Ans: The major players in the market areAdobe Inc., Altair Engineering, Inc. (ANGOSS Software Corporation), HCL Technologies Limited, IBM Corporation, Information Builders, Inc.,Microsoft Corporation, and others.

6) How are the company profiles selected?

Ans: The company profiles are selected based on the revenues generated from the product segment, geographical presence of the company which determine the revenue generating capacity as well as the new products being launched into the market by the company.

7) What are the segments in the retail analytics market?

Ans: The market is segmented by type, solution, deployment model, functions and by region.

8) Which segment captures the largest market size indeployment model in the retail analytics market?

Ans: The cloud segment is anticipated to garner the largest market size by the end of 2033 and display significant growth opportunities.


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