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Convenience Stores in France

Convenience Stores in France

PROSPECTS
Convenience stores to remain the main growth driver of fmcg within grocery retailers

While modern grocery retailers is increasingly accustomed to poor progression and its operators seeing sluggish growth, two channels at least are expected to post robust value growth over the forecast period: convenience stores and click-and-collect/drive stores (operated by grocery retailers but included in internet retailing). With geographical proximity and service, respectively, both match the needs of consumers with increasingly hectic lifestyles who wish to save time.

The outlook remains favourable for urban stores, much less so in rural areas
Not all types of convenience store have room for growth. The format can be fragile as a third of convenience stores witnessed a drop in sales in 2017, according to local experts.

The ambivalent effect of click and collect
The expected ongoing success of click-and-collect/drive stores could be an opportunity and a threat for convenience stores. Mainstream chains will continue to extend their services and offering, thanks to annex click-and-collect activity too.

COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
Carrefour and Casino Guichard-Perrachon modernise their networks
In a concentrated competitive landscape, only two players secured double-digit value shares in 2017, namely Carrefour SA and Casino Guichard-Perrachon SA. The former, which dominates convenience store value sales, still enjoys the effects of the progressive remodelling of outlets under its ageing chain of 8 à Huit convenience stores and the revamp of its modern and successful umbrella fascias, Carrefour City and Carrefour Express convenience stores.

Auchan France still finding its way
Despite its desire to develop in city centres, notably via the A2pas chain, Auchan France still failed to take off in convenience stores in 2017. This stems from a lack of consistent image between its Auchan hypermarkets, Simply Market supermarkets, and A2pas convenience stores – the recognition rate of the latter and the link with Auchan has been too low.


Convenience Stores in France - Category analysis
HEADLINES
PROSPECTS
Convenience stores to remain the main growth driver of fmcg within grocery retailers
The outlook remains favourable for urban stores, much less so in rural areas
The ambivalent effect of click and collect
COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
Carrefour and Casino Guichard-Perrachon modernise their networks
Auchan France still finding its way
CHANNEL DATA
Table 1 Convenience Stores: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2012-2017
Table 2 Convenience Stores: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2012-2017
Table 3 Convenience Stores GBO Company Shares: % Value 2013-2017
Table 4 Convenience Stores GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2014-2017
Table 5 Convenience Stores LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2014-2017
Table 6 Convenience Stores LBN Brand Shares: Selling Space 2014-2017
Table 7 Convenience Stores Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2017-2022
Table 8 Convenience Stores Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2017-2022
Retailing in France - Industry Overview
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
Fragile improvement for retailing
Mixed results for modern grocery retailers
Marketplace, click and collect: “Phygital” concepts
Being franchised or foreign can make a difference
Retailing must adapt to increasingly urban and on-foot consumers
OPERATING ENVIRONMENT
Informal retailing
Opening hours
Summary 1 Standard Opening Hours by Channel Type 2017
Physical retail landscape
Cash and carry
Table 9 Cash and Carry Value Sales: 2012-2017
Seasonality
Festive period
Back to School
Payments and delivery
Emerging business models
MARKET DATA
Table 10 Sales in Retailing by Store-based vs Non-Store: Value 2012-2017
Table 11 Sales in Retailing by Store-based vs Non-Store: % Value Growth 2012-2017
Table 12 Sales in Store-based Retailing by Channel: Value 2012-2017
Table 13 Sales in Store-based Retailing by Channel: % Value Growth 2012-2017
Table 14 Store-based Retailing Outlets by Channel: Units 2012-2017
Table 15 Store-based Retailing Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2012-2017
Table 16 Sales in Non-Store Retailing by Channel: Value 2012-2017
Table 17 Sales in Non-Store Retailing by Channel: % Value Growth 2012-2017
Table 18 Grocery Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2012-2017
Table 19 Grocery Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2012-2017
Table 20 Sales in Grocery Retailers by Channel: Value 2012-2017
Table 21 Sales in Grocery Retailers by Channel: % Value Growth 2012-2017
Table 22 Grocery Retailers Outlets by Channel: Units 2012-2017
Table 23 Grocery Retailers Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2012-2017
Table 24 Non-Grocery Specialists: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2012-2017
Table 25 Non-Grocery Specialists: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2012-2017
Table 26 Sales in Non-Grocery Specialists by Channel: Value 2012-2017
Table 27 Sales in Non-Grocery Specialists by Channel: % Value Growth 2012-2017
Table 28 Non-Grocery Specialists Outlets by Channel: Units 2012-2017
Table 29 Non-Grocery Specialists Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2012-2017
Table 30 Mixed Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2012-2017
Table 31 Mixed Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2012-2017
Table 32 Sales in Mixed Retailers by Channel: Value 2012-2017
Table 33 Sales in Mixed Retailers by Channel: % Value Growth 2012-2017
Table 34 Mixed Retailers Outlets by Channel: Units 2012-2017
Table 35 Mixed Retailers Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2012-2017
Table 36 Retailing GBO Company Shares: % Value 2013-2017
Table 37 Retailing GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2014-2017
Table 38 Store-based Retailing GBO Company Shares: % Value 2013-2017
Table 39 Store-based Retailing GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2014-2017
Table 40 Store-based Retailing LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2014-2017
Table 41 Non-Store Retailing GBO Company Shares: % Value 2013-2017
Table 42 Non-Store Retailing GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2014-2017
Table 43 Grocery Retailers GBO Company Shares: % Value 2013-2017
Table 44 Grocery Retailers GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2014-2017
Table 45 Grocery Retailers LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2014-2017
Table 46 Grocery Retailers LBN Brand Shares: Selling Space 2014-2017
Table 47 Non-Grocery Specialists GBO Company Shares: % Value 2013-2017
Table 48 Non-Grocery Specialists GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2014-2017
Table 49 Non-Grocery Specialists LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2014-2017
Table 50 Non-Grocery Specialists LBN Brand Shares: Selling Space 2014-2017
Table 51 Mixed Retailers GBO Company Shares: % Value 2013-2017
Table 52 Mixed Retailers GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2014-2017
Table 53 Mixed Retailers LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2014-2017
Table 54 Mixed Retailers LBN Brand Shares: Selling Space 2014-2017
Table 55 Forecast Sales in Retailing by Store-based vs Non-Store: Value 2017-2022
Table 56 Forecast Sales in Retailing by Store-based vs Non-Store: % Value Growth 2017-2022
Table 57 Forecast Sales in Store-based Retailing by Channel: Value 2017-2022
Table 58 Forecast Sales in Store-based Retailing by Channel: % Value Growth 2017-2022
Table 59 Forecast Store-based Retailing Outlets by Channel: Units 2017-2022
Table 60 Forecast Store-Based Retailing Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2017-2022
Table 61 Forecast Sales in Non-Store Retailing by Channel: Value 2017-2022
Table 62 Forecast Sales in Non-Store Retailing by Channel: % Value Growth 2017-2022
Table 63 Grocery Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2017-2022
Table 64 Grocery Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2017-2022
Table 65 Forecast Sales in Grocery Retailers by Channel: Value 2017-2022
Table 66 Forecast Sales in Grocery Retailers by Channel: % Value Growth 2017-2022
Table 67 Forecast Grocery Retailers Outlets by Channel: Units 2017-2022
Table 68 Forecast Grocery Retailers Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2017-2022
Table 69 Non-Grocery Specialists Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2017-2022
Table 70 Non-Grocery Specialists Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2017-2022
Table 71 Forecast Sales in Non-Grocery Specialists by Channel: Value 2017-2022
Table 72 Forecast Sales in Non-Grocery Specialists by Channel: % Value Growth 2017-2022
Table 73 Forecast Non-Grocery Specialists Outlets by Channel: Units 2017-2022
Table 74 Forecast Non-Grocery Specialists Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2017-2022
Table 75 Mixed Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2017-2022
Table 76 Mixed Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2017-2022
Table 77 Forecast Sales in Mixed Retailers by Channel: Value 2017-2022
Table 78 Forecast Sales in Mixed Retailers by Channel: % Value Growth 2017-2022
Table 79 Forecast Mixed Retailers Outlets by Channel: Units 2017-2022
Table 80 Forecast Mixed Retailers Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2017-2022
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