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Analyzing Food Retail in Canada 2016

Analyzing Food Retail in Canada 2016

The market for food products in Canada is growing steadily. As consumers are becoming more health conscious, they are opting to have organic food products and thus there has been a sharp rise in the market for organic food products in recent years. Driving the expansion of the food retail industry in Canada is also the factor of the time-pressed consumer in search of convenience - and the preferred destination is one-stop shopping. Other areas that are seeing good growth include the market for ethnic foods, value-added frozen entrees, value-added fresh produce and frozen seafood.

Aruvian Research presents a research offering that explores this high growth industry in Canada. Analyzing Food Retail in Canada is a comprehensive profile of the Canadian food retail industry. Apart from this, the report also provides an insight into the global food retail industry through an industry overview, industry growth in value terms, industry segmentation, industry distribution channels and an industry forecast till 2019.

The report Analyzing Food Retail in Canada also explores the food retail market in Canada through the Porter’s Five Forces Framework. This analyzes the market through the bargaining power of buyers, the bargaining power of suppliers, competitive rivalry in the market, threat of new entrants and the threat of industry substitution.

Moving on, the report analyzes the major industry players that are active in the food retail market of Canada. Players analyzed include Costco Wholesale, Empire Company, Loblaw Companies and Wal-Mart. Each player is analyzed through a corporate profile, an analysis of their business segments, a financial analysis and a SWOT analysis.

The report also includes an industry forecast till 2019. Data included in this report ranges from 2010 to 2019.


A. Executive Summary
B. Industry Definition
C. Global Food Retail Industry
C.1 Industry Statistics
C.2 Industry Value
C.3 Industry Segmentation
C.4 Global Food Retail Distribution Channels
C.5 Global Food Retail Industry: Future Perspective
D. Food Retail Industry in Canada
D.1 Industry Statistics
D.2 Industry Value
D.3 Geographical Segmentation
D.4 Food Retail Distribution Channels in Canada
E. Food Retail Industry in Canada: Porter’s Five Forces Framework Analysis
E.1 Introduction
E.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers
E.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
E.4 Competitive Rivalry in the Industry
E.5 Threat of New Entrants
E.6 Threat of Industry Substitution
F. Food Retail in Canada: Forecast
G. Major Industry Players
G.1 Costco Wholesale Corporation
G.1.1 Corporate Profile
G.1.2 Business Segment Analysis
G.1.3 Financial Analysis
G.1.4 SWOT Analysis
G.2 Empire Company Limited
G.2.1 Corporate Profile
G.2.2 Business Segment Analysis
G.2.3 Financial Analysis
G.2.4 SWOT Analysis
G.3 Loblaw Companies Limited
G.3.1 Corporate Profile
G.3.2 Business Segment Analysis
G.3.3 Financial Analysis
G.3.4 SWOT Analysis
G.4 Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
G.4.1 Corporate Profile
G.4.2 Business Segment Analysis
G.4.3 Financial Analysis
G.4.4 SWOT Analysis
List of Figures
Figure 1: Value of the Global Food Retail Industry (USD Billion), 2010-2014
Figure 2: Share of the Global Food Retail Industry by Regions (%), 2014
Figure 3: Distribution Channels in the Global Food Retail Industry (%), 2014
Figure 4: Forecast of the Global Food Retail Industry (in USD Billion) 2014-2019
Figure 5: Value of the Food Retail Industry in Canada (in USD Billion), 2010-2014
Figure 6: Canada’s Share in the American Food Retail Industry (%), 2014
Figure 7: Distribution Channels in the Canadian Food Retail Industry (%), 2014
Figure 8: Porter's Five Forces Analysis of the Canadian Food Retail Industry
Figure 9: Bargaining Power of Buyers in the Canadian Food Retail Industry
Figure 10: Bargaining Power of Suppliers in the Canadian Food Retail Industry
Figure 11: Competitive Rivalry in the Canadian Food Retail Industry
Figure 12: Threat of New Entrants to the Canadian Food Retail Industry
Figure 13: Threat of Industry Segmentation in the Canadian Food Retail Industry
Figure 14: Forecast of the Canadian Food Retail Industry (in USD Billion) 2014-2019
List of Tables
Table 1: Value of the Global Food Retail Industry (USD Billion), 2010-2014
Table 2: Share of the Global Food Retail Industry by Regions (in USD Billion & %), 2014
Table 3: Forecast of the Global Food Retail Industry (in USD Billion) 2014-2019
Table 4: Value of the Food Retail Industry in Canada (in USD Billion), 2010-2014
Table 5: Canada’s Share in the American Food Retail Industry (in USD Billion & %), 2014
Table 6: Forecast of the Canadian Food Retail Industry (in USD Billion) 2014-2019
Table 7: Key Financials of Costco Wholesale Corporation (in USD Million), 2010-2014
Table 8: Key Financial Ratios of Costco Wholesale Corporation, 2010-2014
Table 9: Key Financials of Empire Company (in USD Million), 2011-2015
Table 10: Key Financial Ratios of Empire Company, 2011-2015
Table 11: Key Financials of Loblaw Companies Limited (in USD Million), 2010-2014
Table 12: Key Financial Ratios of Loblaw Companies Limited, 2010-2014
Table 13: Key Financials of Wal-Mart Stores (in USD Million), 2011-2015
Table 14: Key Financial Ratios of Wal-Mart Stores, 2011-2015

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