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Food and Grocery Retailing in China – Market Summary & Forecasts; Comprehensive overview of the market, consumer, and competitive context, with retail sales value and forecasts to 2020

Food and Grocery Retailing in China – Market Summary & Forecasts; Comprehensive overview of the market, consumer, and competitive context, with retail sales value and forecasts to 2020

Summary

Food and grocery holds a significant portion (67% in 2015) of overall retail sales in China. Retailers foresee a healthy growth over the next few years, mainly driven by the growth of the affluent middle class and their improving living standards. The food and grocery retailing market in China is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 11.17%, to reach an estimated value of CNY25,982 billion in 2020. Online spend on food and grocery is projected to grow at a CAGR of 34.03% during 2015–2020.

Key Findings

  • Food and grocery is expected to remain the largest in sales value terms during the forecast period, growing at a CAGR of 11.17%
  • Despite sluggish economic conditions, retail sector registers a significant growth
  • A rising middle class with increased disposable income and altering lifestyles are driving retail demand and retailer’s expansion plans in tier lll and tier lV cities will drive further growth
  • Online platform will be a key channel for retailing over the next five years
  • Food & grocery is dominated by local players in the country
  • Online spend on food and grocery is projected to grow at a CAGR of 34.03% during 2015–2020
Synopsis

“Food and Grocery Retailing in China – Market Summary & Forecasts” is a detailed sector report providing a comprehensive analysis of the emerging trends, forecasts and opportunities to 2020.

What else does this report offer?
  • A thorough analysis of consumer trends changing economic and population factors
  • Both qualitative and quantitative insights and analysis of the shifting food and grocery retail dynamics for drinks, household products, packaged food, tobacco and unpackaged food from 2010 to 2020
  • Sales of food and grocery products through the following channels from 2010 to 2020: Hypermarkets, supermarkets and hard-discounters; food and drinks specialists; convenience stores (including Independents) and gas stations; cash and carries and warehouse clubs; other general and non-specialist direct retailers; value, variety stores and general merchandise retailers; online; drug stores and health and beauty stores; vending machines; duty free retailers; department stores; other specialist retailers
  • An overview of key food and grocery retailers operating across China and their presence across distribution channels
Reasons To Buy
  • Gain a comprehensive knowledge on food and grocery sector in the China retail market and develop a competitive advantage from the start of your supply chain
  • Investigate current and forecast behaviour trends in food and grocery category to identify the best opportunities to exploit
  • Analyze the recommended actions to align your marketing strategies with the crucial trends influencing the consumer behavior
  • Understand the fastest growing categories including drinks, household products, packaged food, unpackaged food and tobacco in the market, with insights on performance across key channels from 2010, with forecasts until 2020
  • Explore novel opportunities that will allow you to align your product offerings and strategies to meet demand by analyzing the vital economic and population trends, key consumer and technology trends influencing the food and grocery market
  • Analysis of key international and domestic players operating in the food and grocery market – including store counts and revenues that give you a competitive edge - identify opportunities to improve your market share


  • Introduction
    • What is this Report About?
  • Executive Summary & Outlook
  • Market Context
    • A steady economy with major growth potential for retailers
      • China's economy is increasing despite a declining growth rate
      • Savings are always a top priority for Chinese
      • Employment shift from unskilled to skilled, rural to urban, manufacturing to service industries
      • Inflation rate remains as a major concern
      • Household consumption trebles driving spending power
    • Large population with growing prosperity makes China a big attraction for retail
  • Chinese Shoppers
    • From functional to emotional
    • More opportunity for niche brands and mass market retailers
    • Shopping - a leisure activity
    • Two major events drive retail spend in China
    • High adoption of smartphones and tablets for shopping
    • Counterfeiting forces consumers to trade up to premium for quality assurance
    • Tourism /travel increases awareness of international brands
      • China remains as the second largest Duty Free market in 2020
  • Doing business in China
    • Summary
    • Anti-corruption crackdown requires careful handling for foreign businesses
    • Complex licensing procedures a hindrance for foreign retailers
    • Favourable tax structure to encourage domestic and foreign investments
    • Impact of government regulations on the luxury market
      • Table Custom Duty Rates and Consumption Tax Rates of Luxury Goods
  • Retail - Product Sectors
    • Product Sector Analysis
      • Food and Grocery
    • Food and Grocery Category Overview
      • Food and Grocery by Channel
        • Table China Food and Grocery Retail Sales (CNY bn), by Channel Group, 2010-2015
        • Table China Food and Grocery Retail Sales Forecast (CNY bn), by Channel Group, 2015-2020
        • Table China Food and Grocery Retail Sales (US$ mn), by Channel Group, 2010-2015
        • Table China Food and Grocery Retail Sales Forecast (US$ mn), by Channel Group, 2015-2020
        • Table China Food and Grocery Retail Segmentation (% value), by Channel Group, 2010-2020
      • Food and Grocery by Category
        • Table China Food and Grocery Retail Sales (CNY bn), by Category 2010-2015
        • Table China Food and Grocery Retail Sales Forecast (CNY bn), by Category 2015-2020
        • Table China Food and Grocery Retail Sales (US$ mn), by Category, 2010-2015
        • Table China Food and Grocery Retail Sales Forecast (CNY bn), by Category 2015-2020
        • Table China Food and Grocery Retail Segmentation (% value), by Category, 2010-2020
    • Food and Grocery Category Analysis
      • Drinks
        • Table China Drinks Retail Sales (CNY bn), by Channel Group, 2010-2015
        • Table China Drinks Retail Sales Forecast (CNY bn), by Channel Group, 2015-2020
        • Table China Drinks Retail Sales (US$ mn), by Channel Group, 2010-2015
        • Table China Drinks Retail Sales Forecast (US$ mn), by Channel Group, 2015-2020
        • Table China Drinks Retail Segmentation, by Channel Group, 2010-2020
      • Household Products
        • Table China Household Products Retail Sales (CNY bn), by Channel Group, 2010-2015
        • Table China Household Products Retail Sales Forecast (CNY bn), by Channel Group, 2015-2020
        • Table China Household Products Retail Sales (US$ mn), by Channel Group, 2010-2015
        • Table China Household Products Retail Sales Forecast (US$ mn), by Channel Group, 2015-2020
        • Table China Household Products Retail Segmentation, by Channel Group, 2010-2020
      • Packaged Food
        • Table China Packaged Food Retail Sales (CNY bn), by Channel Group, 2010-2015
        • Table China Packaged Food Retail Sales Forecast (CNY bn), by Channel Group, 2015-2020
        • Table China Packaged Food Retail Sales (US$ mn), by Channel Group, 2010-2015
        • Table China Packaged Food Retail Sales Forecast (US$ mn), by Channel Group, 2015-2020
        • Table China Packaged Food Retail Segmentation, by Channel Group, 2010-2020
      • Tobacco
        • Table China Tobacco Retail Sales (CNY bn), by Channel Group, 2010-2015
        • Table China Tobacco Retail Sales Forecast (CNY bn), by Channel Group, 2015-2020
        • Table China Tobacco Retail Sales (US$ mn), by Channel Group, 2010-2015
        • Table China Tobacco Retail Sales Forecast (US$ mn), by Channel Group, 2015-2020
        • Table China Tobacco Retail Segmentation, by Channel Group, 2010-2020
      • Unpackaged Food
        • Table China Unpackaged Food Retail Sales (CNY bn), by Channel Group, 2010-2015
        • Table China Unpackaged Food Retail Sales Forecast (CNY bn), by Channel Group, 2015-2020
        • Table China Unpackaged Food Retail Sales (US$ mn), by Channel Group, 2010-2015
        • Table China Unpackaged Food Retail Sales Forecast (US$ mn), by Channel, 2015-2020
        • Table China Unpackaged Food Retail Segmentation, by Channel Group, 2010-2020
    • Major Retailers
      • Food and Grocery
        • Table Key Food and Grocery Retailers in China
  • Appendix
    • Definitions
      • This report provides 2015 actual sales; while forecasts are provided for 2016 - 2020
        • Table China Exchange Rate CNY-USD (Annual Average), 2010-2015
        • Table China Exchange Rate CNY-USD (Annual Average), 2016-2020 Forecasts
        • Table Verdict Retail Channel Definitions
        • Table Verdict Retail Category Definitions
    • Summary Methodology
      • Overview
      • The triangulated market sizing method
      • Industry surveys in the creation of retail market data
      • Quality control and standardized processes
    • About Verdict Retail
    • Disclaimer

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