Retailing in Japan


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Retailing in Japan

Overall retailing saw continued stagnation in Japan in 2019, with growth constrained by the contraction and ageing of the population. Moreover, demographic factors and evolving lifestyles are changing the nature of shopping and the character of consumer demand, with Japan’s severe labour shortage also adding to the pressures on retailers. This, in turn, is increasing the onus on innovation amongst retailers, spurring the emergence of new retailing formats and blurring the boundaries between esta...

Euromonitor International's Retailing in Japan 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.

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

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Retailing in Japan
Euromonitor International
February 2020
List OF CONTENTS AND TABLES
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
Japanese retailing evolving rapidly
Merging the digital and store-based arenas
Increasing focus on the consumer experience
Labour shortage exerting a growing influence
Consumers placing an increasing emphasis on convenience
OPERATING ENVIRONMENT
Informal retailing
Opening hours
Summary 1 Standard Opening Hours by Channel Type 2019
Physical retail landscape
Cash and carry
Seasonality
Hatsu Uri (First Sales) at New Year
Valentine’s Day
White Day
Mother’s Day
Father’s Day
Summer Bargain
Halloween
Black Friday and Cyber Monday
Christmas and Year-end Bargain
Payments and delivery
Emerging business models
MARKET DATA
Table 1 Sales in Retailing by Store-based vs Non-Store: Value 2014-2019
Table 2 Sales in Retailing by Store-based vs Non-Store: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 3 Sales in Store-based Retailing by Channel: Value 2014-2019
Table 4 Sales in Store-based Retailing by Channel: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 5 Store-based Retailing Outlets by Channel: Units 2014-2019
Table 6 Store-based Retailing Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2014-2019
Table 7 Sales in Non-Store Retailing by Channel: Value 2014-2019
Table 8 Sales in Non-Store Retailing by Channel: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 9 Grocery Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2014-2019
Table 10

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