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Retail Market in China 2017-2021

Retail Market in China 2017-2021

About Retail Market in China

Retail refers to the business process where a business entity sells its products or offers services to an individual. The transaction can occur through different sales channels such as online or brick-and-mortar storefronts. The key characteristic of a sale that qualifies it as a retail transaction is that the end-user is a buyer.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the retail market in China to grow at a CAGR of 9.64% during the period 2017-2021.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the retail market in China for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report presents a detailed picture of the market by way of study, synthesis, and summation of data from multiple sources.Technavio's report, Retail Market in China 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors

  • Alibaba
  • GOME Electrical Appliances Holding
  • JD.com
  • Suning Yun Shang Group
  • Walmart
Other prominent vendors
  • A.S. Watson Group
  • Bailian Group
  • Carrefour
  • Costco Wholesale
  • CR Vanguard
  • Dashang Group
  • Rainbow Shops
  • Sun Art Retail
  • Wumart Group
  • Yonghui Superstores
Market driver
  • Growth of organized retail format.
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Rampant counterfeiting in premium segment.
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Expansion of fast fashion firms.
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2021 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research Methodology
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
  • China: Country profile
    • Economic indicators
      • Table Population in China 2011-2015 (billions)
      • Table FDI: Net outflows from China 2011-2015 ($ billions)
      • Table FDI: Net inflows in China 2011-2015 ($ billions)
      • Table GDP per capita in China 2011-2015 ($)
      • Table GNI and PPP 2011-2015 ($ trillions)
      • Table GDP growth in China 2011-2015 (annual %)
      • Table Inflation, GDP deflator in China 2010-2015 (annual %)
      • Table Consumer price inflation in China 2011-2015 (annual %)
      • Table Urban population in China 2011-2015 (millions)
      • Table Household final consumption in China 2011-2015 ($ trillions)
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Retail market in China
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Retail market in China 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Global retailers entering the market
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by product categories
    • Retail market in China: Product segmentation
      • Table Retail market in China by product 2016 and 2021 (% share of revenue)
      • Table Retail market in China by product 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Food and beverages market in China
      • Table Food and beverages market in China 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Apparel and footwear market in China
      • Table Apparel and footwear market in China 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Home improvement market in China
      • Table Home improvement market in China 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Consumer electronics and appliances market in China
      • Table Consumer electronics and appliances market in China 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Beauty and personal care market in China
      • Table Beauty and personal care market in China 2017-2021 ($ billions)
  • Market segmentation by distribution channel
    • Market segmentation by distribution channel
      • Table Retail market in China by distribution channel 2016
      • Table Retail market in China by distribution channel 2021
      • Table Retail market in China: Online and offline distribution channels 2016 and 2021
      • Table Distribution channels for apparel and footwear in China 2016 (% share of revenue)
      • Table Key leading retailers in apparel and footwear market in China
      • Table Distribution channels for beauty and personal care products in China 2016 (% share of revenue)
      • Table Key leading retailers in beauty and personal care market in China
      • Table Distribution channels for consumer electronics and appliances in China 2016 (% share of revenue)
      • Table Key leading vendors in consumer electronics market in China
      • Table Distribution channels for food and beverages in China 2016 (% share of revenue)
      • Table Key leading retailers in food and beverage market in China
      • Table Distribution channels for home improvement products in China 2016 (% share of revenue)
      • Table Key leading retailers in home improvement market in China
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
      • Table Comparison of organized and unorganized retailing in different countries 2016
    • Impact of drivers on key customer segments
      • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Market challenges
      • Table Monthly wage brackets by country
    • Impact of challenges on key customer segments
      • Table Impact of challenges
  • Market trends
    • Online and omni-channel trade
    • Expansion of fast fashion firms
    • Innovation in in-store retailing
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive strategies
    • Key players in retail market in China
    • Competitive assessment of top five vendors
      • Table Competitive assessment of top five vendors
    • Alibaba
      • Table Alibaba: Business segmentation by revenue 2015
    • GOME Electrical Appliances Holding
      • Table GOME Electrical Appliances Holding: Business segmentation 2015
    • JD.com
      • Table JD.com: Business/Product segmentation by revenue 2015
    • Suning Yun Shang Group
      • Table Suning Yun Shang Group: Product segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table Suning Yun Shang Group: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2015
    • Walmart
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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