Retailing in Estonia

Retailing in Estonia

Broadly speaking, the pandemic has had less of an impact on retailing in Estonia than was feared at the start of the crisis. Most importantly, the country’s economy is set to emerge from 2020 in a far better condition than anticipated. Most consumers have not experienced significant financial problems; the country’s GDP is set to see a comparatively minimal decrease in 2020 and will rebound quickly in 2021. The temporary closure of non-essential retailers in March, and the subsequent restriction...

Euromonitor International's Retailing in Estonia report offers insight into key trends and developments driving the industry. The report examines all retail channels to provide sector insight. Channels include hypermarkets, supermarkets, discounters, convenience stores, mixed retailers, health and beauty retailers, clothing and footwear retailers, furniture and furnishing stores, DIY and hardware stores, durable goods retailers, leisure and personal goods retailers. There are profiles of leading retailers, with analysis of their performance and the challenges they face. There is also analysis of non-store retailing: vending; homeshopping; internet retailing; direct selling, as available.

Product coverage: Non-Store Retailing, Store-based Retailing.

Data coverage: market sizes (historic and forecasts), company shares, brand shares and distribution data.

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Retailing in Estonia
Euromonitor International
March 2021
List OF CONTENTS AND TABLES
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
COVID-19 impact on retailing
COVID-19 country impact
Convenience, sustainability helping shape retail models
Discounters finally set to arrive in Estonia
What next for retailing?
OPERATING ENVIRONMENT
Informal retailing
Opening hours
Summary 1 Standard Opening Hours by Channel Type 2019
Physical retail landscape
Cash and carry
Seasonality
Christmas
Midsummer Festival
Payments and delivery
Emerging business models
MARKET DATA
Table 1 Sales in Retailing by Store-based vs Non-Store: Value 2015-2020
Table 2 Sales in Retailing by Store-based vs Non-Store: % Value Growth 2015-2020
Table 3 Sales in Store-Based Retailing by Channel: Value 2015-2020
Table 4 Sales in Store-Based Retailing by Channel: % Value Growth 2015-2020
Table 5 Store-Based Retailing Outlets by Channel: Units 2015-2020
Table 6 Store-Based Retailing Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2015-2020
Table 7 Sales in Non-Store Retailing by Channel: Value 2015-2020
Table 8 Sales in Non-Store Retailing by Channel: % Value Growth 2015-2020
Table 9 Non-Grocery Specialists: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2015-2020
Table 10 Non-Grocery Specialists: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2015-2020
Table 11 Sales in Non-Grocery Specialists by Channel: Value 2015-2020
Table 12 Sales in Non-Grocery Specialists by Channel: % Value Growth 2015-2020
Table 13 Non-Grocery Specialists Outlets by Channel: Units 2015-2020
Table 14 Non-Grocery Specialists Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2015-2020
Table 15 Retailing GBO Company Shares: % Value 2016-2020
Table 16 Retailing GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2017-2020
Table 17 Store-based Retailing GBO Company Shares: % Value 2016-2020
Table 18 Store-based Retailing GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2017-2020
Table 19 Store-based Retailing LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2017-2020
Table 20 Non-Store Retailing GBO Company Shares: % Value 2016-2020
Table 21 Non-Store Retailing GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2017-2020
Table 22 Non-Grocery Specialists GBO Company Shares: % Value 2016-2020
Table 23 Non-Grocery Specialists GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2017-2020
Table 24 Non-Grocery Specialists LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2017-2020
Table 25 Non-Grocery Specialists LBN Brand Shares: Selling Space 2017-2020
Table 26 Forecast Sales in Retailing by Store-based vs Non-Store: Value 2020-2025
Table 27 Forecast Sales in Retailing by Store-based vs Non-Store: % Value Growth 2020-2025
Table 28 Forecast Sales in Store-Based Retailing by Channel: Value 2020-2025
Table 29 Forecast Sales in Store-Based Retailing by Channel: % Value Growth 2020-2025
Table 30 Forecast Store-Based Retailing Outlets by Channel: Units 2020-2025
Table 31 Forecast Store-Based Retailing Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2020-2025
Table 32 Forecast Sales in Non-Store Retailing by Channel: Value 2020-2025
Table 33 Forecast Sales in Non-Store Retailing by Channel: % Value Growth 2020-2025
Table 34 Non-Grocery Specialists Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2020-2025
Table 35 Non-Grocery Specialists Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2020-2025
Table 36 Forecast Sales in Non-Grocery Specialists by Channel: Value 2020-2025
Table 37 Forecast Sales in Non-Grocery Specialists by Channel: % Value Growth 2020-2025
Table 38 Forecast Non-Grocery Specialists Outlets by Channel: Units 2020-2025
Table 39 Forecast Non-Grocery Specialists Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2020-2025
DISCLAIMER
GLOBAL MACROECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT
GLOBAL INDUSTRY ENVIRONMENT
SOURCES
Summary 2 Research Sources
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2020 IMPACT
Reluctance to go in-store, restrictions on occupancy slows sales growth of modern grocery
Pandemic accelerates trend to shop locally, avoid large outlets
Marked uptick in retain innovation driven by virus
RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES
Quick recovery, and convenience trends will strengthen over the forecast period
Arrival of Lidl to make huge splash, as domestic players race to develop resistance strategies
Strong Estonian tradition of innovation will continue adding value to channel
CHANNEL DATA
Table 40 Modern Grocery Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2015-2020
Table 41 Modern Grocery Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2015-2020
Table 42 Sales in Modern Grocery Retailers by Channel: Value 2015-2020
Table 43 Sales in Modern Grocery Retailers by Channel: % Value Growth 2015-2020
Table 44 Modern Grocery Retailers Outlets by Channel: Units 2015-2020
Table 45 Modern Grocery Retailers Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2015-2020
Table 46 Modern Grocery Retailers GBO Company Shares: % Value 2016-2020
Table 47 Modern Grocery Retailers GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2017-2020
Table 48 Modern Grocery Retailers LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2017-2020
Table 49 Modern Grocery Retailers LBN Brand Shares: Selling Space 2017-2020
Table 50 Modern Grocery Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2020-2025
Table 51 Modern Grocery Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2020-2025
Table 52 Forecast Sales in Modern Grocery Retailers by Channel: Value 2020-2025
Table 53 Forecast Sales in Modern Grocery Retailers by Channel: % Value Growth 2020-2025
Table 54 Forecast Modern Grocery Retailers Outlets by Channel: Units 2020-2025
Table 55 Forecast Modern Grocery Retailers Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2020-2025
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2020 IMPACT
Occupancy restrictions and specialisation tendency hit sales
Travel bans hit alcohol specialists as Finns forced to stay at home
Premium position of many retailers helps offset collapse of footfall
RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES
Easing of restrictions key to growth, but traditional outlets still need to add value to manage challenge of modern grocery channel
Alcohol strength will rebuild footfall, concentrate competitive environment
Sustainability, dietary health, provenance all potential marketing points
CHANNEL DATA
Table 56 Traditional Grocery Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2015-2020
Table 57 Traditional Grocery Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2015-2020
Table 58 Traditional Grocery Retailers GBO Company Shares: % Value 2016-2020
Table 59 Traditional Grocery Retailers GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2017-2020
Table 60 Traditional Grocery Retailers LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2017-2020
Table 61 Traditional Grocery Retailers LBN Brand Shares: Selling Space 2017-2020
Table 62 Traditional Grocery Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2020-2025
Table 63 Traditional Grocery Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2020-2025
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2020 IMPACT
Pandemic closures and subsequent protocols see footfall collapse in 2020
Lockdown upends consumer needs for apparel and footwear, cuts demand
COVID-19 accelerates e-commerce, strengthens importance of digital strategies
RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES
Pureplay e-commerce will threaten growth
Consumer views on fast fashion set to see significant shift
Adding value through in-store experience
CHANNEL DATA
Table 64 Apparel And Footwear Specialist Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2015-2020
Table 65 Apparel And Footwear Specialist Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2015-2020
Table 66 Apparel And Footwear Specialist Retailers GBO Company Shares: % Value 2016-2020
Table 67 Apparel And Footwear Specialist Retailers GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2017-2020
Table 68 Apparel And Footwear Specialist Retailers LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2017-2020
Table 69 Apparel And Footwear Specialist Retailers LBN Brand Shares: Selling Space 2017-2020
Table 70 Apparel And Footwear Specialist Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2020-2025
Table 71 Apparel And Footwear Specialist Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2020-2025
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2020 IMPACT
Sales slow, but back end of 2020 sees strong recovery
Health worries fail to deliver strong growth in sales
Travel ban, lockdown hit sales for optical goods stores
RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES
Outlet closures will slow growth, but sales will recover as virus fades
Opportunity for chemists/pharmacies as consumer health awareness sharpens
Regulatory changes will reform channel
CHANNEL DATA
Table 72 Health and Beauty Specialist Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2015-2020
Table 73 Health and Beauty Specialist Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2015-2020
Table 74 Sales in Health and Beauty Specialist Retailers by Channel: Value 2015-2020
Table 75 Sales in Health and Beauty Specialist Retailers by Channel: % Value Growth 2015-2020
Table 76 Health and Beauty Specialist Retailers GBO Company Shares: % Value 2016-2020
Table 77 Health and Beauty Specialist Retailers GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2017-2020
Table 78 Health and Beauty Specialist Retailers LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2017-2020
Table 79 Health and Beauty Specialist Retailers LBN Brand Shares: Selling Space 2017-2020
Table 80 Health and Beauty Specialist Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2020-2025
Table 81 Health and Beauty Specialist Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2020-2025
Table 82 Forecast Sales in Health and Beauty Specialist Retailers by Channel: Value 2020-2025
Table 83 Forecast Sales in Health and Beauty Specialist Retailers by Channel: % Value Growth 2020-2025
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2020 IMPACT
Pandemic accelerates underlying negative trends
Curbs on social gathering, work weaken demand for department store offer
Digital weakness exposed by crisis
RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES
Department stores can benefit from sleeker model going forward
Variety stores meeting wide variety of needs, but face challenges
Challenges from online, but new models may offer opportunities
CHANNEL DATA
Table 84 Mixed Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2015-2020
Table 85 Mixed Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2015-2020
Table 86 Sales in Mixed Retailers by Channel: Value 2015-2020
Table 87 Sales in Mixed Retailers by Channel: % Value Growth 2015-2020
Table 88 Mixed Retailers Outlets by Channel: Units 2015-2020
Table 89 Mixed Retailers Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2015-2020
Table 90 Mixed Retailers GBO Company Shares: % Value 2016-2020
Table 91 Mixed Retailers GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2017-2020
Table 92 Mixed Retailers LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2017-2020
Table 93 Mixed Retailers LBN Brand Shares: Selling Space 2017-2020
Table 94 Mixed Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2020-2025
Table 95 Mixed Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2020-2025
Table 96 Forecast Sales in Mixed Retailers by Channel: Value 2020-2025
Table 97 Forecast Sales in Mixed Retailers by Channel: % Value Growth 2020-2025
Table 98 Forecast Mixed Retailers Outlets by Channel: Units 2020-2025
Table 99 Forecast Mixed Retailers Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2020-2025
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2020 IMPACT
Pandemic restrictions make sales model harder to operate
Health concerns in Estonia buoy consumer health specialists
Pandemic strengthens digital use
RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES
Consumers open to face-to-face post pandemic
Turning product representatives into influencers
Room for new product types in the direct selling channel
CHANNEL DATA
Table 100 Direct Selling by Category: Value 2015-2020
Table 101 Direct Selling by Category: % Value Growth 2015-2020
Table 102 Direct Selling GBO Company Shares: % Value 2016-2020
Table 103 Direct Selling GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2017-2020
Table 104 Direct Selling Forecasts by Category: Value 2020-2025
Table 105 Direct Selling Forecasts by Category: % Value Growth 2020-2025
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2020 IMPACT
Lockdown, anxiety, other restrictions lift e-commerce sales
Acceleration supported by Estonia’s digital infrastructure, local players emerge strongly
Grocery coverage grows thanks to crisis, still room for improvement
RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES
Strong local industry will see growth, but foreign threats emerging
Rush back to stores post-lockdown and experiential improvements may slow e-commerce in short term
Strong opportunities in retail innovation
CHANNEL DATA
Table 106 E-Commerce by Channel and Category: Value 2015-2020
Table 107 E-Commerce by Channel and Category: % Value Growth 2015-2020
Table 108 E-Commerce GBO Company Shares: % Value 2016-2020
Table 109 E-Commerce GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2017-2020
Table 110 Forecast E-Commerce by Channel and Category: Value 2020-2025
Table 111 Forecast E-Commerce by Channel and Category: % Value Growth 2020-2025
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2020 IMPACT
Pandemic helps support explosive growth trends
Strong digital infrastructure and high levels of trust support switch in 2020
Leading retailers benefit from preparedness
RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES
Push to mobile payments will boost channel
Convenience of model key to building regular use patterns
Digital natives must be short term target
CHANNEL DATA
Table 112 Mobile E-Commerce: Value 2015-2020
Table 113 Mobile E-Commerce: % Value Growth 2015-2020
Table 114 Mobile E-Commerce Forecasts: Value 2020-2025
Table 115 Mobile E-Commerce Forecasts: % Value Growth 2020-2025

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