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China Retail Industry IT Solution Market 2014–2018: Forecast and Analysis

China Retail Industry IT Solution Market 2014–2018: Forecast and Analysis

This study discusses the market dynamics and development trends of the retail IT solution market in China from 2013 to 2018. It elaborates the market and competitive environment of the main application solutions for the retail industry in 2013. In 2013, the overall IT spending in the retail industry including all IT retail equipment was RMB 11.3 billion, up by 10.6% over 2012. In terms of product classification, IT peripherals including electronic cashier machines, POS, and mobile terminals took up the largest share of 34.6%, with IT-related hardware accounting for 22.0% of the overall IT spending; the share of network equipment was 7.9%; and the shares of services and software were 18.7% and 16.8%, respectively. The market growth has been moderate and stable as China's retail informatization remains in transition. IDC forecasts that by 2018 the IT spending of the retail industry will reach RMB 2.21 billion. By then, shares of software and IT services in the total IT spending will rise to 16.3% and 20.7%, respectively. The share of IT peripherals will also rise to 30.9%, and IT hardware to 23.1%. In 2013, IT investment accounted for 0.05% of the overall retail sales of consumer goods, with a growth rate significantly lower than the growth rate of retail sales.

"According to the results of IDC's survey of 30 benchmark enterprises, the share of IT investment in retail revenues was 0.95%, slightly higher than the level in 2012 but still rather low compared with developed markets. With respect to IT applications in market segments, supermarkets, hypermarkets, and franchise stores, as determined by their own operation characteristics, must rely on informatization in order to stand out from intense competition. In 2013, the supermarket IT solution segment accounted for 27.0% of the retail IT solution market, and franchise stores accounted for 24.3%. "Experience consumption" will drive the adoption of business intelligence and customer relationship management applications. Emerging small-scale specific solution providers will rise rapidly with the ecommerce and O2O market trends. As platform consolidation deepens, solution providers will focus on data mining and modeling in their research and development in the next several years," says Kelvin Xu, analyst, Vertical Industry Research and Consulting, IDC China.

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IDC Opinion
In This Study
Methodology
Situation Overview
Industry Development Status
Macroeconomic Overview
Retail Sales Growth Slows Down
Traditional Retail Market Lacks Impetus in Expansion
Retail Industry Seeks Online to Offline Integration
Overview of the Current Situation
Fast Fashion Retail Sees Rapid Development
Turnover Growth Is Accompanied by Falling Profits
Online Retail Continues High-Rate Growth
Mobile Retail Develops Fast
Analysis of China's Chain Store Industry
Traditional Retail Chains Increasingly Close Stores
Franchise Stores and Specialty Stores Have Higher Sales per Square Meter than Supermarkets
Growth Continues to Slow Down as Cost Continues to Rise
Department Store Sales Growth Slows Down While Convenience Store's Remains Robust
Retailers Go Online, Primarily on Self-Owned Platforms
Segment Development Trends
Regional Department Store Chains Outperform Their National Counterparts
Supermarket Segment Undergoes Consolidation
Shopping Centers Grow Steadily
Franchisers' Expansion Remains Robust
Future Development Trends
Hypermarkets Lose Their Advantages
Disruptive Technologies Drive Retail Innovation
Investor Enthusiasm Fades
Physical Retail Remains Hopeful
Current Status of the Retail Industry IT Market and Application Solution Market
IT Market Size
Maturity and Hot Spots for Retail Industry IT Applications
IT Investment Growth
New IT Application Hot Spots in the Retail Industry
Mobile Internet and O2O Commerce Speed Up Retail Industry Transformation
Tier 3 and Tier 4 Markets Become a Focus in 2013
Data Mining Becomes a Core Driver of CRM
Overview of the Retail Industry IT Solution Market
Solution Segments
Point-of-Sale Solutions/Store Operation Solutions (POS/SOS)
Business Management System (BMS) Solutions
Warehouse Management System Solutions (WMS)
Supply Chain Management (SCM) Solutions
Enterprise Resource Management (ERM) Solutions
Current Status of Industry Solutions in the Different Segments
Department Stores
Convenience Stores
Franchise Stores
Commercial Property/Shopping Centers
Exclusive Brand Stores
Industrial IT Products and Solution Market Concentration
Competitive Landscape Overview
Leading Foreign Solution Providers Enter into Full Competition in the Domestic Market
Traditional ERM Solution Providers Get Deeper into the Retail Industry Informatization Market
Revenues and Market Shares of the Top 5 Solution Providers
Market Positions of Retail Solution Providers
eFuture
SAP
Changyi
Kingdee
HEADING
Future Outlook
Forecast and Assumptions
Industry IT Development Trends
Centralized Data Analysis Will Be the Future Focus
Small Solution Providers Emerging with eCommerce and O2O Drive the Boom of the Retail IT Market
Supply Chain Collaboration Remains a Pillar Supporting the Retail Industry's Development
"Experience Consumption" Drives Adoption of Business Intelligence and Customer Relation Management Applications
Size of the Retail IT Market
Size of the Retail IT Solution Market
Size of the Overall Retail IT Solution Market
Sizes of Retail IT Solution Segments
Point-of-Sale Solutions/Store Operation Solutions
Business Management System Solutions
Warehouse Management System Solutions
Supply Chain Management Solutions
Enterprise Resource Management Solutions
Customer Relationship Management Solutions
Business Intelligence Solutions
Market Context
Consolidation Will Continue
Solutions Will Be More Store Format-Specific
Retail IT Solution Market Size and Growth Forecast
Essential Guidance
For IT Solution Providers
For Retail End Users
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Related Research
Definitions
Retail Industry
IT Hardware and Network Equipment
Solution Definition
Synopsis
Table: China's Top 100 Retail Chains, 2013
Table: Share of Retail IT Spending in Total Retail Sales of Consumer Goods, 2007–2013
Table: Retail Market Size (RMB M) and Annual Growth (%) by Solution, 2013
Table: Leading POS/SOS Providers' Revenues (RMB M) and Market Shares (%), 2013
Table: Leading BMS Solution Providers' Revenues (RMB M) and Market Shares (%), 2013
Table: Leading WMS Solution Providers' Revenues (RMB M) and Market Shares (%), 2013
Table: Leading SCM Solution Providers' Revenues (RMB M) and Market Shares (%), 2013
Table: Leading ERM Solutions Providers' Revenues (RMB M) and Market Shares (%), 2013
Table: Rankings and Revenues (RMB M) of Leading Supermarket Solution Providers, 2013
Table: Revenues (RMB M) of Leading Department Store Solution Providers, 2013
Table: Leading Retail Solution Providers' Revenues (RMB M) and Market Shares (%), 2013
Table: Key Strategic Factors of Success in the Industry
Table: Key Competence Factors of Success in the Industry
Table: eFuture's Industry Solution Revenue, 2013
Table: SAP's Industry Solution Revenue, 2013
Table: Changyi's Industry Solution Revenue, 2013
Table: Kingdee's Industry Solution Revenue, 2013
Table: HEADING's Industry Solution Revenue, 2013
Table: Top 3 Assumptions for the Retail IT Solution Market, 2014–2018
Table: Key Forecast Assumptions: China Retail IT Solutions, 2014–2018
Table: Retail IT Market Size (RMB M), 2010–2018
Table: Retail IT Market Growth (%), 201–2018
Table: Retail IT Market by Product (%), 2010–2018
Table: Retail IT Solution Market Size (RMB M), 2010–2018
Table: Retail IT Solution Market Size and Forecast by Growth Rate (%), 2010–2018
Table: Retail IT Solution Market Size and Forecast by Product Share (%), 2010–2018
Table: Retail IT Solution Market Size and Forecast by Solution (RMB M), 2010–2018
Table: Retail IT Solution Market Size and Forecast by Solution Growth Rate (%), 2010–2018
Table: Retail IT Solution Market Size and Forecast by Solution Share (%), 2010–2018
Table: Retail IT Market Size and Growth Rate 2009–2018: 2013 and 2014 Forecast Comparison
Figure: Overall Retail IT Market by Product, 2013
Figure: Retail IT Hardware and Network Equipment Market by Product, 2013
Figure: Retail IT Solution Market by Product, 2013
Figure: Retail IT Solution Market Shares by Solution, 2012 and 2013
Figure: POS/SOS Market by Software and Services, 2013
Figure: BMS Solution Market by Software and Services, 2013
Figure: WMS Solution Market by Software and Services, 2013
Figure: SCM Solution Market by Software and Services, 2013
Figure: ERM Solution Market by Software and Services, 2013
Figure: Retail IT Solution Market by Segment, 2013
Figure: Competitive Positions of Solution Providers, 2013
Figure: Retail IT Market Size and Growth, 2010–2018
Figure: Retail IT Solution Market Size and Growth, 2010–2018
Figure: POS & SOS Solutions Market Size and Growth, 2010–2018
Figure: BMS Solution Market Size and Growth, 2010–2018
Figure: WMS Solution Market Size and Growth, 2010–2018
Figure: SCM Solution Market Size and Growth, 2010–2018
Figure: ERM Solution Market Size and Growth, 2010–2018
Figure: CRM Solution Market Size and Growth, 2010–2018
Figure: BI Solution Market Size and Growth, 2010–2018
Figure: Retail IT Market Size and Growth 2009–2018: 2013 and 2014 Forecast Comparison

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