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Specialty Food Stores in Canada - Industry Market Research Report

Specialty Food Stores in Canada

Industry revenue is expected to grow over the five years to 2017. Along with industry sales, profit margins have risen, withstanding price-based competition from external industries. Bolstered by disposable income growth and an increasingly health-conscious consumer base, operators can charge a premium for industry products. While improvements in the economy and favourable shifts in consumer preferences have helped boost industry revenue over the past five years, rising competition from other industries has gradually constrained the performance of specialty food stores. Over the five years to 2022, the industry is expected to face greater competition from natural food stores and regular supermarkets. Nonetheless, the industry will benefit from rising disposable income and consumer spending. Additionally, growth in the organic foods market and the immigrant population will boost demand for organic and ethnic products.

Operators in this industry retail specialized food products, including baked goods, confectionery, nuts, dairy products, coffee, tea and soft drinks. This industry only retails packaged products and excludes establishments that sell products for immediate consumption (e.g. coffee shops). Butcher shops, seafood markets and produce markets are also excluded from this industry, along with producers of chocolate, bread and bakery goods.

This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.


>ABOUT THIS INDUSTRY
Industry Definition
Main Activities
Similar Industries
Additional Resources

INDUSTRY AT A GLANCE

INDUSTRY PERFORMANCE
Executive Summary
Key External Drivers
Current Performance
Industry Outlook
Industry Life Cycle

PRODUCTS & MARKETS
Supply Chain
Products & Services
Demand Determinants
Major Markets
International Trade
Business Locations

COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
Market Share Concentration
Key Success Factors
Cost Structure Benchmarks
Basis of Competition
Barriers to Entry
Industry Globalization

MAJOR COMPANIES

OPERATING CONDITIONS
Capital Intensity
Technology & Systems
Revenue Volatility
Regulation & Policy
Industry Assistance

KEY STATISTICS
Industry Data
Annual Change
Key Ratios

JARGON & GLOSSARY

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