This report analyzes the grocery retail market in Uganda. It provides in depth historic data and five year forecasts on the growth of the grocery retail market. The report is split into chapters looking at the changing retail landscape, the underlying market dynamics powering growth, the market size and the leading supermarket chains, and the future outlook – for supermarket retailing, online grocery retail and out-of-town grocery retail
Assess the key drivers of grocery retail market growth and their impact on spending growth
Quantify the size of the grocery retail market and the role of modern trade in it
Identify the leading supermarket chains, the size of their networks and their position in the market
Understand the future of the grocery retail market and the factors that will shape market success
Forecast grocery retail spend through to 2020
The prospect of major oil revenues in Western Uganda will shift the Kampala-centric investment in modern retail –in Kasese, Masindi, Arua and Fort Portal, for example, the oil industry could quickly lead to a boom in the local economy that will drive retail generally but the development of modern supermarket retailing specifically.
Per capita spending on grocery has risen only slightly since 2011, reaching $156.3 per capita in 2015. This is, however, nearly double per capita spend in 2004.
Among the domestic retailers, two chains predominate –Capital Shoppers and Quality Supermarkets, both of which have four large format supermarkets in Kampala. Of them, Quality Supermarkets is larger and better established, having been formed in 1980.
What are the key drivers of grocery retail market growth?
What is the size of the grocery retail market
Who are the leading supermarket chains?
Which factors will shape market success?
How will grocery retail spend growth through to 2020?