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Supermarkets in France

Supermarkets in France

PROSPECTS
Supermarkets to fare better than hypermarkets
While hypermarkets displays lower current value growth and often stagnates, this is not the case for supermarkets which has more room for growth. Before and during the crisis of 2008, supermarkets was disadvantaged by its higher prices compared to hypermarkets and discounters.

Bigger supermarkets
The most dynamic supermarkets are notably big outlets (1,500-2,500 sq m). Such supermarkets, which are usually located in semirural areas or not far from city centres, are considered more convenient alternatives to hypermarkets, which are usually located on the edges of towns.

Smaller supermarkets
The other dynamic size within supermarkets is small outlets (400-1,000 sq m) which are generally located in city centres. Dynamic chains such as Carrefour Contact, U Express, Monoprix and Intermarché Express will have to fight for the conquest of city centres, amid urban planning that will increasingly limit vehicle traffic.

COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
Intermarché, the producer-retailer
ITM Entreprises SA remains the leading player among supermarkets thanks to its wide network of outlets generally located in residential neighbourhoods and semirural areas. Like Galec - Centre Distributeur Edouard Leclerc, ITM Entreprises is operated by franchisees (with a system like franchising).

Ongoing astonishing breakthrough of Grand Frais
The great success story in supermarkets is undoubtedly Grand Frais. This supermarket chain specialises in fresh products such as fruit and vegetables (its core business), cheese, bread, premium meat and fish (under blister), plus delicatessen items and wine.

Goodbye Simply Market
One of the main losers over 2016/2017 was Auchan France due to the failure of its Simply Market chain. Like A2pas in convenience stores, Simply Market has suffered from a lack of consistent image with Auchan hypermarkets – the recognition rate of Simply Market and A2pas and their link with Auchan were too low.


Supermarkets in France - Category analysis
HEADLINES
PROSPECTS
Supermarkets to fare better than hypermarkets
Bigger supermarkets
Smaller supermarkets
COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
Intermarché, the producer-retailer
Ongoing astonishing breakthrough of Grand Frais
Goodbye Simply Market
CHANNEL DATA
Table 1 Supermarkets: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2012-2017
Table 2 Supermarkets: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2012-2017
Table 3 Supermarkets GBO Company Shares: % Value 2013-2017
Table 4 Supermarkets GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2014-2017
Table 5 Supermarkets LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2014-2017
Table 6 Supermarkets LBN Brand Shares: Selling Space 2014-2017
Table 7 Supermarkets Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2017-2022
Table 8 Supermarkets 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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