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Food Retail in the United Kingdom

  • August 2015
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  • MarketLine
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  • 33 pages

Introduction

Food Retail in the United Kingdom industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value 2010-14, and forecast to 2019). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the United Kingdom food retail market. Includes market size data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic information.

Highlights

*The food retail market includes the retail sales of all food products, both packaged and unpackaged, as well as beverages (including retail sales of all alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages). All on-trade sales of food and beverage are excluded. All currency conversions are calculated at constant average 2014 exchange rates.

*The UK food retail industry had total revenues of $193.0bn in 2014, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 1.2% between 2010 and 2014.

*Supermarkets / hypermarkets accounted for the largest proportion of sales in the UK food retail industry in 2014. Sales through this channel generated $132.7bn, equivalent to 68.8% of the industry's overall value.

*Food retail in the UK has effectively developed into an oligopoly in recent years, with the four largest competitors, namely Tesco, Sainsbury's, Asda and Morrisons, holding the majority of the industry. However, the rise of discount retailers such as Aldi and Lidl is posing an increasing threat.

Features

Save time carrying out entry-level research by identifying the size, growth, and leading players in the food retail market in the United Kingdom

Use the Five Forces analysis to determine the competitive intensity and therefore attractiveness of the food retail market in the United Kingdom

Leading company profiles reveal details of key food retail market players’ global operations and financial performance

Add weight to presentations and pitches by understanding the future growth prospects of the United Kingdom food retail market with five year forecasts

Macroeconomic indicators provide insight into general trends within the United Kingdom economy

Key Questions Answered

What was the size of the United Kingdom food retail market by value in 2014?

What will be the size of the United Kingdom food retail market in 2019?

What factors are affecting the strength of competition in the United Kingdom food retail market?

How has the market performed over the last five years?

How large is the United Kingdom’s food retail market in relation to its regional counterparts?

Table Of Contents

Food Retail in the United Kingdom
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Executive Summary 2
Market value 2
Market value forecast 2
Geography segmentation 2
Market rivalry 2
Market Overview 7
Market definition 7
Market analysis 7
Market Data 8
Market value 8
Market Segmentation 9
Geography segmentation 9
Market distribution 10
Market Outlook 11
Market value forecast 11
Five Forces Analysis 12
Summary 12
Buyer power 13
Supplier power 14
New entrants 15
Threat of substitutes 16
Degree of rivalry 17
Leading Companies 18
Asda Stores Limited 18
J Sainsbury plc 19
Tesco PLC 22
Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC 25
Macroeconomic Indicators 28
Country Data 28
Methodology 30
Industry associations 31
Related MarketLine research 31
Appendix 32
About MarketLine 32


LIST OF TABLES
Table 1: United Kingdom food retail industry value: $ billion, 2010-14 8
Table 2: United Kingdom food retail industry geography segmentation: $ billion, 2014 9
Table 3: United Kingdom food retail industry distribution: % share, by value, 2014 10
Table 4: United Kingdom food retail industry value forecast: $ billion, 2014-19 11
Table 5: Asda Stores Limited: key facts 18
Table 6: J Sainsbury plc: key facts 19
Table 7: J Sainsbury plc: key financials ($) 20
Table 8: J Sainsbury plc: key financials (£) 20
Table 9: J Sainsbury plc: key financial ratios 20
Table 10: Tesco PLC: key facts 22
Table 11: Tesco PLC: key financials ($) 23
Table 12: Tesco PLC: key financials (£) 23
Table 13: Tesco PLC: key financial ratios 23
Table 14: Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC: key facts 25
Table 15: Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC: key financials ($) 26
Table 16: Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC: key financials (£) 26
Table 17: Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC: key financial ratios 26
Table 18: United Kingdom size of population (million), 2010-14 28
Table 19: United Kingdom gdp (constant 2005 prices, $ billion), 2010-14 28
Table 20: United Kingdom gdp (current prices, $ billion), 2010-14 28
Table 21: United Kingdom inflation, 2010-14 29
Table 22: United Kingdom consumer price index (absolute), 2010-14 29
Table 23: United Kingdom exchange rate, 2010-14 29


LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1: United Kingdom food retail industry value: $ billion, 2010-14 8
Figure 2: United Kingdom food retail industry geography segmentation: % share, by value, 2014 9
Figure 3: United Kingdom food retail industry distribution: % share, by value, 2014 10
Figure 4: United Kingdom food retail industry value forecast: $ billion, 2014-19 11
Figure 5: Forces driving competition in the food retail industry in the United Kingdom, 2014 12
Figure 6: Drivers of buyer power in the food retail industry in the United Kingdom, 2014 13
Figure 7: Drivers of supplier power in the food retail industry in the United Kingdom, 2014 14
Figure 8: Factors influencing the likelihood of new entrants in the food retail industry in the United Kingdom, 2014 15
Figure 9: Factors influencing the threat of substitutes in the food retail industry in the United Kingdom, 2014 16
Figure 10: Drivers of degree of rivalry in the food retail industry in the United Kingdom, 2014 17
Figure 11: J Sainsbury plc: revenues and profitability 21
Figure 12: J Sainsbury plc: assets and liabilities 21
Figure 13: Tesco PLC: revenues and profitability 24
Figure 14: Tesco PLC: assets and liabilities 24
Figure 15: Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC: revenues and profitability 27

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