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Retailing in South Korea

RETAILING IN SOUTH KOREA
Euromonitor International
January 2018
LIST OF CONTENTS AND TABLES
Executive Summary
Continual Economic Slowdown Adversely Affects Retailing in South Korea
Significant Increase in the Number of Single-person Households Boosts Several Channels in 2017
Mobile Internet Retailing Posts Significant Growth, Creating New Trends in Retailing
Many Shopping Complexes Are To Be Built in South Korea
Retailing Is Expected To Post Constant Value Growth During the Forecast Period
Operating Environment
Informal Retailing
Opening Hours
Summary 1 Standard Opening Hours by Channel Type 2017
Physical Retail Landscape
Cash and Carry
Seasonality
Payments and Delivery
Emerging Business Models
Market Data
Table 1 Sales in Retailing by Store-based vs Non-Store: Value 2012-2017
Table 2 Sales in Retailing by Store-based vs Non-Store: % Value Growth 2012-2017
Table 3 Sales in Store-based Retailing by Channel: Value 2012-2017
Table 4 Sales in Store-based Retailing by Channel: % Value Growth 2012-2017
Table 5 Store-based Retailing Outlets by Channel: Units 2012-2017
Table 6 Store-based Retailing Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2012-2017
Table 7 Sales in Non-Store Retailing by Channel: Value 2012-2017
Table 8 Sales in Non-Store Retailing by Channel: % Value Growth 2012-2017
Table 9 Grocery Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2012-2017
Table 10 Grocery Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2012-2017
Table 11 Sales in Grocery Retailers by Channel: Value 2012-2017
Table 12 Sales in Grocery Retailers by Channel: % Value Growth 2012-2017
Table 13 Grocery Retailers Outlets by Channel: Units 2012-2017
Table 14 Grocery Retailers Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2012-2017
Table 15 Non-Grocery Specialists: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2012-2017
Table 16 Non-Grocery Specialists: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2012-2017
Table 17 Sales in Non-Grocery Specialists by Channel: Value 2012-2017
Table 18 Sales in Non-Grocery Specialists by Channel: % Value Growth 2012-2017
Table 19 Non-Grocery Specialists Outlets by Channel: Units 2012-2017
Table 20 Non-Grocery Specialists Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2012-2017
Table 21 Mixed Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2012-2017
Table 22 Mixed Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2012-2017
Table 23 Sales in Mixed Retailers by Channel: Value 2012-2017
Table 24 Sales in Mixed Retailers by Channel: % Value Growth 2012-2017
Table 25 Mixed Retailers Outlets by Channel: Units 2012-2017
Table 26 Mixed Retailers Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2012-2017
Table 27 Retailing GBO Company Shares: % Value 2013-2017
Table 28 Retailing GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2014-2017
Table 29 Store-based Retailing GBO Company Shares: % Value 2013-2017
Table 30 Store-based Retailing GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2014-2017
Table 31 Store-based Retailing LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2014-2017
Table 32 Non-Store Retailing GBO Company Shares: % Value 2013-2017
Table 33 Non-Store Retailing GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2014-2017
Table 34 Grocery Retailers GBO Company Shares: % Value 2013-2017
Table 35 Grocery Retailers GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2014-2017
Table 36 Grocery Retailers LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2014-2017
Table 37 Grocery Retailers LBN Brand Shares: Selling Space 2014-2017
Table 38 Non-Grocery Specialists GBO Company Shares: % Value 2013-2017
Table 39 Non-Grocery Specialists GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2014-2017
Table 40 Non-Grocery Specialists LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2014-2017
Table 41 Non-Grocery Specialists LBN Brand Shares: Selling Space 2014-2017
Table 42 Mixed Retailers GBO Company Shares: % Value 2013-2017
Table 43 Mixed Retailers GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2014-2017
Table 44 Mixed Retailers LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2014-2017
Table 45 Mixed Retailers LBN Brand Shares: Selling Space 2014-2017
Table 46 Forecast Sales in Retailing by Store-based vs Non-Store: Value 2017-2022
Table 47 Forecast Sales in Retailing by Store-based vs Non-Store: % Value Growth 2017-2022
Table 48 Forecast Sales in Store-based Retailing by Channel: Value 2017-2022
Table 49 Forecast Sales in Store-based Retailing by Channel: % Value Growth 2017-2022
Table 50 Forecast Store-based Retailing Outlets by Channel: Units 2017-2022
Table 51 Forecast Store-Based Retailing Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2017-2022
Table 52 Forecast Sales in Non-Store Retailing by Channel: Value 2017-2022
Table 53 Forecast Sales in Non-Store Retailing by Channel: % Value Growth 2017-2022
Table 54 Grocery Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2017-2022
Table 55 Grocery Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2017-2022
Table 56 Forecast Sales in Grocery Retailers by Channel: Value 2017-2022
Table 57 Forecast Sales in Grocery Retailers by Channel: % Value Growth 2017-2022
Table 58 Forecast Grocery Retailers Outlets by Channel: Units 2017-2022
Table 59 Forecast Grocery Retailers Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2017-2022
Table 60 Non-Grocery Specialists Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2017-2022
Table 61 Non-Grocery Specialists Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2017-2022
Table 62 Forecast Sales in Non-Grocery Specialists by Channel: Value 2017-2022
Table 63 Forecast Sales in Non-Grocery Specialists by Channel: % Value Growth 2017-2022
Table 64 Forecast Non-Grocery Specialists Outlets by Channel: Units 2017-2022
Table 65 Forecast Non-Grocery Specialists Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2017-2022
Table 66 Mixed Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2017-2022
Table 67 Mixed Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2017-2022
Table 68 Forecast Sales in Mixed Retailers by Channel: Value 2017-2022
Table 69 Forecast Sales in Mixed Retailers by Channel: % Value Growth 2017-2022
Table 70 Forecast Mixed Retailers Outlets by Channel: Units 2017-2022
Table 71 Forecast Mixed Retailers Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2017-2022
Definitions
Sources
Summary 2 Research Sources
Headlines
Prospects
Premium Lunch Boxes Record Strong Growth
Operators Are Continually Developing A Variety of Services
Convenience Stores Will Grow Further Due To Young Single-person Households
Competitive Landscape
Established Brands Continue To Lead
New Concept Convenience Stores Are Likely To Capture More Consumers
New Technologies Develop the Convenience Stores Category Further
Channel Data
Table 72 Convenience Stores: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2012-2017
Table 73 Convenience Stores: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2012-2017
Table 74 Convenience Stores GBO Company Shares: % Value 2013-2017
Table 75 Convenience Stores GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2014-2017
Table 76 Convenience Stores LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2014-2017
Table 77 Convenience Stores LBN Brand Shares: Selling Space 2014-2017
Table 78 Convenience Stores Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2017-2022
Table 79 Convenience Stores Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2017-2022
Headlines
Prospects
Economic Slowdown and Lower Consumer Confidence Favour Discounters in 2017
No Brand Aggressively Develops and Launches Its Own Private Label Products
No Brand's Rapid Increase Is Likely To Generate Constant Growth
Competitive Landscape
No Brand Is the Only Discounter So Far in South Korea
Another Competitor Is Anticipated During the Forecast Period
Government Regulations on No Brand Will Be Key in Increasing the Number of Outlets
Channel Data
Table 80 Discounters: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2016-2017
Table 81 Discounters: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2016-2017
Table 82 Discounters GBO Company Shares: % Value 2013-2017
Table 83 Discounters GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2014-2017
Table 84 Discounters LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2014-2017
Table 85 Discounters LBN Brand Shares: Selling Space 2014-2017
Table 86 Discounters Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2017-2022
Table 87 Discounters Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2017-2022
Headlines
Prospects
Stagnant South Korean Economy Boosts Hypermarkets
Hypermarkets Leads Grocery Trends in South Korea
Hypermarkets Offers Different Concepts for Different Customers
Competitive Landscape
E-mart Dominates the Hypermarkets Channel
Online Platforms Become Critical Even for Hypermarket Players
Hypermarkets Offer Various Concept and Service Developments
Channel Data
Table 88 Hypermarkets: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2012-2017
Table 89 Hypermarkets: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2012-2017
Table 90 Hypermarkets GBO Company Shares: % Value 2013-2017
Table 91 Hypermarkets GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2014-2017
Table 92 Hypermarkets LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2014-2017
Table 93 Hypermarkets LBN Brand Shares: Selling Space 2014-2017
Table 94 Hypermarkets Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2017-2022
Table 95 Hypermarkets Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2017-2022
Headlines
Prospects
the Rapidly Increasing Number of Single-person Households Boosts Supermarkets
Online Shopping Is Already A Big Trend in Supermarkets
Intense Channel Competition Is Expected During the Forecast Period
Competitive Landscape
Several Big-name Supermarket Brands Lead Sales
Online Channels Become More Important for Supermarkets
Supermarkets Is Expected To Post Sales Growth
Channel Data
Table 96 Supermarkets: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2012-2017
Table 97 Supermarkets: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2012-2017
Table 98 Supermarkets GBO Company Shares: % Value 2013-2017
Table 99 Supermarkets GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2014-2017
Table 100 Supermarkets LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2014-2017
Table 101 Supermarkets LBN Brand Shares: Selling Space 2014-2017
Table 102 Supermarkets Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2017-2022
Table 103 Supermarkets Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2017-2022
Headlines
Prospects
Traditional Grocery Retailers Keep Losing Relevance
Independent Small Grocers Rapidly Decreases in South Korea
Government Regulations on Protecting Traditional Grocery Retailers Will Provide Opportunities
Competitive Landscape
Winenara Posts Positive Growth in Traditional Grocery Retailers in 2017
Modern Grocery Retailers Has Advantages Over Traditional Grocery Retailers
Online Shopping Trends in South Korea Threaten Traditional Grocery Retailers
Channel Data
Table 104 Traditional Grocery Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2012-2017
Table 105 Traditional Grocery Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2012-2017
Table 106 Sales in Traditional Grocery Retailers by Channel: Value 2012-2017
Table 107 Sales in Traditional Grocery Retailers by Channel: % Value Growth 2012-2017
Table 108 Traditional Grocery Retailers Outlets by Channel: Units 2012-2017
Table 109 Traditional Grocery Retailers Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2012-2017
Table 110 Traditional Grocery Retailers GBO Company Shares: % Value 2013-2017
Table 111 Traditional Grocery Retailers GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2014-2017
Table 112 Traditional Grocery Retailers LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2014-2017
Table 113 Traditional Grocery Retailers LBN Brand Shares: Selling Space 2014-2017
Table 114 Traditional Grocery Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2017-2022
Table 115 Traditional Grocery Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2017-2022
Table 116 Forecast Sales in Traditional Grocery Retailers by Channel: Value 2017-2022
Table 117 Forecast Sales in Traditional Grocery Retailers by Channel: % Value Growth 2017-2022
Table 118 Forecast Traditional Grocery Retailers Outlets by Channel: Units 2017-2022
Table 119 Forecast Traditional Grocery Retailers Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2017-2022
Headlines
Prospects
Economic Stagnancy Leads To the Channel's Decline in 2017
Online Sales Outperform Offline Sales
Increases in the Number of Premium Outlets and Shopping Complexes Represent Opportunities
Competitive Landscape
Established Players Lead the Channel
Fast-fashion Brands Such As Zara and H&m Gain Value Share in South Korea
Apparel and Footwear Through Internet Retailing Makes Offline Attractiveness Critical
Channel Data
Table 120 Apparel And Footwear Specialist Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2012-2017
Table 121 Apparel And Footwear Specialist Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2012-2017
Table 122 Apparel And Footwear Specialist Retailers GBO Company Shares: % Value 2013-2017
Table 123 Apparel And Footwear Specialist Retailers GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2014-2017
Table 124 Apparel And Footwear Specialist Retailers LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2014-2017
Table 125 Apparel And Footwear Specialist Retailers LBN Brand Shares: Selling Space 2014-2017
Table 126 Apparel And Footwear Specialist Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2017-2022
Table 127 Apparel And Footwear Specialist Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2017-2022
Headlines
Prospects
Electronics and Appliance Specialist Retailers Decreases in 2017
Significant Growth in Internet Retailing of Consumer Electronics and Consumer Appliances Hinders Electronics and Appliance Specialist Retailers
Various Marketing Strategies Will Prevail in the Channel
Competitive Landscape
Several Operators Owned by Large Companies Continue To Lead Sales
Providing Experiencing Zones Is Important To the Channel
Internet Retailing Will Be A Significant Factor Impacting the Growth of Electronics and Appliance Specialist Retailers
Channel Data
Table 128 Electronics and Appliance Specialist Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2012-2017
Table 129 Electronics and Appliance Specialist Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2012-2017
Table 130 Electronics and Appliance Specialist Retailers GBO Company Shares: % Value 2013-2017
Table 131 Electronics and Appliance Specialist Retailers GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2014-2017
Table 132 Electronics and Appliance Specialist Retailers LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2014-2017
Table 133 Electronics and Appliance Specialist Retailers LBN Brand Shares: Selling Space 2014-2017
Table 134 Electronics and Appliance Specialist Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2017-2022
Table 135 Electronics and Appliance Specialist Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2017-2022
Headlines
Prospects
Drugstores/parapharmacies Posts the Strongest Increase in 2017
Beauty Specialist Retailers Registers Powerful Growth in South Korea
Growing Health and Beauty Consciousness Increases Importance of Health and Beauty Specialist Retailers
Competitive Landscape
Established Brands Perform Well in South Korea
More Players Enter the Channel
Various Marketing Activities Will Be Used To Attract More Consumers
Channel Data
Table 136 Health and Beauty Specialist Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2012-2017
Table 137 Health and Beauty Specialist Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2012-2017
Table 138 Sales in Health and Beauty Specialist Retailers by Channel: Value 2012-2017
Table 139 Sales in Health and Beauty Specialist Retailers by Channel: % Value Growth 2012-2017
Table 140 Health and Beauty Specialist Retailers GBO Company Shares: % Value 2013-2017
Table 141 Health and Beauty Specialist Retailers GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2014-2017
Table 142 Health and Beauty Specialist Retailers LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2014-2017
Table 143 Health and Beauty Specialist Retailers LBN Brand Shares: Selling Space 2014-2017
Table 144 Health and Beauty Specialist Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2017-2022
Table 145 Health and Beauty Specialist Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2017-2022
Table 146 Forecast Sales in Health and Beauty Specialist Retailers by Channel: Value 2017-2022
Table 147 Forecast Sales in Health and Beauty Specialist Retailers by Channel: % Value Growth 2017-2022
Headlines
Prospects
Homewares and Home Furnishing Stores Performs Strongly
Home Improvement and Gardening Stores Decreases in 2017
Visiting Homewares and Home Furnishing Stores Becomes One of the Main Retailing Trends in South Korea
Competitive Landscape
Hanssem Leads Channel Sales
More Global Brands Enter South Korea
Competition Among Home and Garden Specialist Retailers Will Be Severe
Channel Data
Table 148 Home and Garden Specialist Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2012-2017
Table 149 Home and Garden Specialist Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2012-2017
Table 150 Sales in Home and Garden Specialist Retailers by Channel: Value 2012-2017
Table 151 Sales in Home and Garden Specialist Retailers by Channel: % Value Growth 2012-2017
Table 152 Home and Garden Specialist Retailers GBO Company Shares: % Value 2013-2017
Table 153 Home and Garden Specialist Retailers GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2014-2017
Table 154 Home and Garden Specialist Retailers LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2014-2017
Table 155 Home and Garden Specialist Retailers LBN Brand Shares: Selling Space 2014-2017
Table 156 Home and Garden Specialist Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2017-2022
Table 157 Home and Garden Specialist Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2017-2022
Table 158 Forecast Sales in Home and Garden Specialist Retailers by Channel: Value 2017-2022
Table 159 Forecast Sales in Home and Garden Specialist Retailers by Channel: % Value Growth 2017-2022
Headlines
Prospects
Low Consumer Confidence and A Significant Decrease in Inbound Travel Hamper the Channel
Strong Growth in Internet Retailing Allows People To Purchase Even Luxury Products Online
Marketing Activities To Attract Visitors To Outlets Are Intensifying
Competitive Landscape
Established Players Lead Sales
Major Marketing Activities To Attract Internet Retailing Customers Will Be Critical
More Department Stores Will Appear in Shopping Complexes
Channel Data
Table 160 Department Stores: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2012-2017
Table 161 Department Stores: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2012-2017
Table 162 Department Stores GBO Company Shares: % Value 2013-2017
Table 163 Department Stores GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2014-2017
Table 164 Department Stores LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2014-2017
Table 165 Department Stores LBN Brand Shares: Selling Space 2014-2017
Table 166 Department Stores Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2017-2022
Table 167 Department Stores Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2017-2022
Headlines
Prospects
Variety Stores Grows Rapidly As the Economy Stagnates Further
Major Channel Operators Provide Quite-good-quality Products at Lower Prices
Governmental Regulations Are Expected To Be Imposed on Variety Stores
Competitive Landscape
Daiso Leads Channel Sales in South Korea
More Operators Are Increasing the Variety Stores Channel in South Korea
Variety Stores Is Set To Grow Further
Channel Data
Table 168 Variety Stores: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2012-2017
Table 169 Variety Stores: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2012-2017
Table 170 Variety Stores GBO Company Shares: % Value 2013-2017
Table 171 Variety Stores GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2014-2017
Table 172 Variety Stores LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2014-2017
Table 173 Variety Stores LBN Brand Shares: Selling Space 2014-2017
Table 174 Variety Stores Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2017-2022
Table 175 Variety Stores Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2017-2022
Headlines
Prospects
Warehouse Clubs Attracts More Consumers Concerned About Product Quality and Price
Major Operators Provide Quite-superior-quality Bundled Products at Lower Prices
Warehouse Clubs Is Set To Remain Resilient To the Threat of Internet Retailing
Competitive Landscape
Costco Is the Absolute Leader in Warehouse Clubs in South Korea
Other Operators Are Rapidly Following Costco's Example in South Korea
Warehouse Club Players Are Among the Least Affected by Internet Retailing's Significant Growth
Channel Data
Table 176 Warehouse Clubs: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2012-2017
Table 177 Warehouse Clubs: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2012-2017
Table 178 Warehouse Clubs GBO Company Shares: % Value 2013-2017
Table 179 Warehouse Clubs GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2014-2017
Table 180 Warehouse Clubs LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2014-2017
Table 181 Warehouse Clubs LBN Brand Shares: Selling Space 2014-2017
Table 182 Warehouse Clubs Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2017-2022
Table 183 Warehouse Clubs Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2017-2022
Headlines
Prospects
Direct Selling Posts Moderate Growth in 2017
Strong Brands Lead Sales
Governmental Regulations for the Channel Are Likely To Be Threats
Competitive Landscape
Amway Continues To Leads Direct Selling
Many Operators Close Their Business, While New Operators Emerge
Governmental Regulation Will Be the Most Critical Issue for the Channel
Channel Data
Table 184 Direct Selling by Category: Value 2012-2017
Table 185 Direct Selling by Category: % Value Growth 2012-2017
Table 186 Direct Selling GBO Company Shares: % Value 2013-2017
Table 187 Direct Selling GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2014-2017
Table 188 Direct Selling Forecasts by Category: Value 2017-2022
Table 189 Direct Selling Forecasts by Category: % Value Growth 2017-2022
Headlines
Prospects
O2o Strategies Used in Homeshopping Attract More Customers
Omni-channel Strategies Gain More Attention in South Korea
Homeshopping Grows Thanks To Private Label Products
Competitive Landscape
Gs Homeshopping Leads the Channel in South Korea
New Private Label Products Will Be Critical for Homeshopping
Omni-channel Strategies Will Be Used Aggressively During the Forecast Period
Channel Data
Table 190 Homeshopping by Category: Value 2012-2017
Table 191 Homeshopping by Category: % Value Growth 2012-2017
Table 192 Homeshopping GBO Company Shares: % Value 2013-2017
Table 193 Homeshopping GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2014-2017
Table 194 Homeshopping Forecasts by Category: Value 2017-2022
Table 195 Homeshopping Forecasts by Category: % Value Growth 2017-2022
Headlines
Prospects
Internet Retailing Records Strong Growth in South Korea
Competition Becomes Severe Among Operators
Weather Conditions Favour Internet Retailing
Competitive Landscape
G Market Leads Internet Retailing in 2017
As the Channel Is Dynamic, Amazon Is Ready To Launch
Operators in Other Channels Aggressively Expand Their Business To Internet Retailing
Channel Data
Table 196 Internet Retailing by Category: Value 2012-2017
Table 197 Internet Retailing by Category: % Value Growth 2012-2017
Table 198 Internet Retailing GBO Company Shares: % Value 2013-2017
Table 199 Internet Retailing GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2014-2017
Table 200 Internet Retailing Forecasts by Category: Value 2017-2022
Table 201 Internet Retailing Forecasts by Category: % Value Growth 2017-2022
Headlines
Prospects
Food and Drink Internet Retailing Posts Significant Growth in South Korea
More Operators Are Participating in Food and Drink Internet Retailing
the Channel Is Set To Post Strong Growth During the Forecast Period
Competitive Landscape
Large Retailing Companies Perform Well in Food and Drink Internet Retailing
Traditional Internet Retailing Operators Aggressively Expand Their Business To Food and Drink Internet Retailing
Differentiated Marketing Strategies Prevail in the Channel
Channel Data
Table 202 Food and Drink Internet Retailing: Value 2012-2017
Table 203 Food and Drink Internet Retailing: % Value Growth 2012-2017
Table 204 Food and Drink Internet Retailing Forecasts: Value 2017-2022
Table 205 Food and Drink Internet Retailing Forecasts: % Value Growth 2017-2022
Headlines
Prospects
Significant Increases in Convenience Stores and Specialist Coffee Shops Cause Vending To Decrease in South Korea
Government Regulation Restricts the Vending Channel in South Korea
Vending Operators Try To Expand Their Business Into Snacks, Fruits and Bread
Competitive Landscape
Lotte Leads the Channel in South Korea
More Products Are Expected During the Forecast Period
Governmental Policy Will Be Critical for the Channel
Channel Data
Table 206 Vending by Category: Value 2012-2017
Table 207 Vending by Category: % Value Growth 2012-2017
Table 208 Vending GBO Company Shares: % Value 2013-2017
Table 209 Vending GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2014-2017
Table 210 Vending Forecasts by Category: Value 2017-2022
Table 211 Vending Forecasts by Category: % Value Growth 2017-2022
Headlines
Prospects
Mobile Internet Retailing Records Strong Growth in 2017
More Operators Are Focusing on Mobile Platforms
Growth in Mobile Internet Retailing Is Set To Continue
Competitive Landscape
Internet Retailing Giants Perform Strongly in the Channel
Simple Payment Solutions Enable Mobile Internet Retailing To Expand Faster
Amazon and Alibaba's Launches in South Korea Are Likely To Affect the Channel's Landscape
Channel Data
Table 212 Mobile Internet Retailing: Value 2012-2017
Table 213 Mobile Internet Retailing: % Value Growth 2012-2017
Table 214 Mobile Internet Retailing Forecasts: Value 2017-2022
Table 215 Mobile Internet Retailing Forecasts: % Value Growth 2017-2022

Retailing in South Korea

As the domestic economy continues to record stagnant growth in South Korea, retailing has been negatively affected by the situation. Although retailing registered constant value sales growth in 2017, the rate was slower than in 2016. Furthermore, lower consumer confidence owing to the economic stagnation has adversely impacted many channels and its products differently in South Korea. Internet retailing, discounters, variety stores and warehouse clubs gained more attention in 2017 as consumers c...

Euromonitor International's Retailing in South Korea 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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