Now in its 10th year, CBRE’s How Global is the Business of Retail? report identifies the target markets of international retailers globally.

International retailers targeted a wide range of new markets in 2016. 89% of surveyed cities saw at least one new international brand enter. Retailer activity increased by 2% in 2016, down from the 3.1% increase registered last year, indicating a slowdown in retailers’ global expansion. The vast majority of the top 15 cities targeted by retailers for the first time last year are mature markets.

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Top Target Markets By New Entrants - More new entrants are targeting this year's top markets

Top Exporting Countries - Expansion By Retailers (at city level) From Each Country - U.S. retailers continue to be the most active globally

New Market Entrants By Country - Hong Kong tops target market for new brands