The Top 20 Supermarket Chains in Egypt

The Top 20 Supermarket Chains in Egypt

This report provides the most up to date analysis of the leading supermarket chains in Egypt where some leading chains have developed, especially in two particular formats and segments. However, despite general development in the modern trade, there is still a long tail of independent operators and opportunity for several more in the next ten years. This report analyses Trendtype’s proprietary data on the winners and losers in the supermarket sector, market gaps and what it means for the future of grocery retail in Egypt.

– Identify the market leaders in the Egyptian 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 Egypt.
– Gain important insights on future developments for the sector in Egypt.

– Egypt has one of the most developed grocery retail markets in Africa. However, although a significant number of the main chains are owned by just a few conglomerates, the market is still very fragmented.
- There is one standout leader in the Egyptian retail market in the main supermarket sector. Its strategy going forward will have to account for some decisive factors, among which are competitive pricing and operational efficiency.
- There is a lot of activity across two major retail formats but there is still substantial space and opportunities for new players.

– Who are the leading supermarket chains in Egypt?
– What share of the grocery retail floorspace do they take?
– Which supermarket chains are expanding most?
– 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 Egypt
2. The Top Supermarket Chains In Egypt
3. Supermarket Store Networks
4. Modern Grocery Retail Floorspace
5. Positioning Of Leading Supermarket Chains
6. Supermarket Chains In And Outside Cairo
7. Key Findings And Future Outlook
Table Of Tables:
Table 1: Top 20 Modern Grocery Retailers And Banners, Egypt, 2018f
Table 2: Top 20 Retailers Retail Floorspace (M2) And Share Of Modern Grocery Retail Space (%), Egypt, 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, Egypt, 2018f
Figure 5: Modern Grocery Retail Sales By Channel (% Sales By Value), Egypt, 2018f
Figure 6: Key Data In Modern Grocery Retail Outlets, Egypt, 2018f
Figure 7: Modern Grocery Outlet Universe By Channel (No. Of Outlets), Egypt, 2018f
Figure 8: Top 20 Modern Grocery Retailers By Floorspace (M²), Egypt, 2018f
Figure 9: Share Of Modern Sales Of Top 20 Modern Grocery Retailers, Egypt, 2018f
Figure 10: Share Of Modern Floorspace Of Top 20 Modern Grocery Retailers, Egypt, 2018f
Figure 11: Share Of Modern Grocery Outlets Of Top 20 Modern Grocery Retailers, Egypt, 2018f
Figure 12: No. Of Retailers By Store Network (No. Of Stores), Egypt, 2018f
Figure 13: No. Of Stores, Domestic Banners, Egypt, 2018f
Figure 14: No. Of Stores, Foreign Banners, Egypt, 2018f
Figure 15: Modern Grocery Retailers By Floorspace (M²), Egypt, 2018f
Figure 16: No. Of Stores V. Average Store Floorspace (M²) Of Top Retailers, Egypt, 2018f
Figure 17: Top 20 Modern Grocery Banners (%M²), International Vs. Domestic, Egypt 2018f
Figure 18: Top Modern Grocery Retailers By Positioning, Egypt, 2018f
Figure 19: Top Retailers Floorspace (%M²), Cairo And The Rest Of The Country, 2018f
Figure 20: No. Of Stores Of Top 10 Modern Grocery Retailers, Cairo And The Rest Of The Country, 2018f
Figure 21: Format Of Top Modern Retailers By Floorspace (% M²), Cairo And The Rest Of The Country, 2018f
Figure 22: Positioning Of Top Modern Retailers By Floorspace (% M²), Cairo And The Rest Of The Country, 2018f

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