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The Top 20 Supermarket Chains in DRC

The Top 20 Supermarket Chains in DRC

This report provides the most up to date analysis of the leading supermarket chains in The Democratic Republic of Congo. This report analyses Trendtype’s proprietary research on the emerging supermarket sector in Kinshasa, Lubumbashi and beyond, its key players, challenges for operators and brand owners, and our forecasts on the future development.

– Identify the market leaders in the DRC supermarket sector.
– Quantify the number of stores, floorspace and position of the top supermarket chains.
– Understand how each retailer positions itself and targets consumers.
– Assess the balance between domestic and foreign players in the retailer landscape.
– Understand how top supermarket chains compete against one another.
– Assess the size of the supermarket sector and its growth.
– Analyse the market opportunity and future outlook for supermarket retailers in DRC.
– Gain important insights on future developments for the sector in DRC.

– DRC's economic growth is only just above population growth - which will limit growth in consumer spending.
– Although supermarket chains are struggling to grow in the face of systemic risks and challenges, there are emerging opportunities in the retail sector.
– Even if December 2018's elections result in a peaceful transfer of power, at least one major candidate is seeking to push through laws requiring a quota of domestically manufactured products.
– There is only one major international supermarket chain in DRC - but up to four possible entrants could seek to enter if market conditions improve.

– Who are the leading supermarket chains in DRC?
– What share of the grocery retail floorspace do they take?
– Which supermarket chains are expanding?
– How do leading chains compare against one another?
– What is the national penetration of the leading supermarket chains?
– Which market segments does each chain operate in?
– Who are the future winners and losers?


Table Of Figures
Table Of Tables
1. Supermarkets In D.R.C.
2. The Top Supermarket Chains In D.R.C.
3. Supermarket Store Networks
4. Modern Grocery Retail Floorspace
5. Positioning Of Leading Supermarket Chains
6. Supermarket Chains In And Outside Kinshasa
7. Key Findings And Future Outlook
About Trendtype
Table Of Tables
Table 1: Top Modern Grocery Retailers And Banners, D.R.C., 2018f
Table 2: Top Retailers Retail Floorspace (M²) And Share Of Modern Grocery Retail Space (%), D.R.C., 2018f
Table Of Figures
Figure 1: Grocery Retail Channels, Modern And Traditional
Figure 2: Traditional Grocery Retail Channel Definitions
Figure 3: Modern Grocery Retail Channel Definitions
Figure 4: Key Data In Modern Grocery Retail Sales, D.R.C., 2018f
Figure 5: Modern Grocery Retail Sales By Channel (% Sales By Value), D.R.C., 2018f
Figure 6: Key Data In Modern Grocery Retail Outlets, D.R.C., 2018f
Figure 7: Modern Grocery Outlet Universe By Channel (No. Of Outlets), D.R.C., 2018f
Figure 8: Top Modern Grocery Retailers By Floorspace (M²), D.R.C., 2018f
Figure 9: Share Of Modern Sales Of Top Modern Grocery Retailers, D.R.C., 2018f
Figure 10: Share Of Modern Floorspace Of Top Modern Grocery Retailers, D.R.C., 2018f
Figure 11: Share Of Modern Grocery Outlets Of Top Modern Grocery Retailers, D.R.C., 2018f
Figure 12: No. Of Retailers By Store Network (No. Of Stores), D.R.C., 2018f
Figure 13: No. Of Stores, Domestic Banners, D.R.C., 2018f
Figure 14: No. Of Stores, International Banners, D.R.C., 2018f
Figure 15: Modern Grocery Retailers By Floorspace (M²), D.R.C., 2018f
Figure 16: No. Of Stores V. Average Store Floorspace (M²) Of Top Retailers, D.R.C., 2018f
Figure 17: Top Modern Grocery Banners (%M²), International Vs. Domestic, D.R.C. 2018f
Figure 18: Top Modern Grocery Retailers By Positioning, D.R.C., 2018f
Figure 19: Top Retailers Floorspace (%M²), Kinshasa And The Rest Of The Country, 2018f
Figure 20: No. Of Stores Of Top Modern Grocery Retailers, Kinshasa And The Rest Of The Country, 2018f
Figure 21: Format Of Top Modern Retailers By Floorspace (% M²), Kinshasa And The Rest Of The Country, 2018f
Figure 22: Positioning Of Top Modern Retailers By Floorspace (% M²), Kinshasa And The Rest Of The Country, 2018f

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