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Supermarkets

Abstract

This report analyzes the Global market for Supermarkets in US$ Billion. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for US, and Rest of World. Annual forecasts are provided for the period 2005 through 2015. The report profiles 201 companies including many key and niche players worldwide such as Aeon Co., Ltd., Aldi, Inc., Auchan, Carrefour Group, The Casino Group, Coles, Costco Wholesale Corporation, E Leclerc, Edeka Group, Intermarché, The Kroger Co., Rewe Deutscher Supermarket KGaA, Royal Ahold N.V., Safeway, Inc., Sainsbury' s Supermarkets Ltd., Sears Grand, SUPERVALU, Inc., Tengelmann Warenhandelsgesellschaft KG, Tesco Plc, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., and Woolworths Limited. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

  • Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
  • Disclaimers
  • Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
  • Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
  • Product Definitions and Scope of Study

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

  • A Quick Primer
  • The Concept Takes Roots
  • External Innovations Drive Growth
  • How the World Was Won!
  • Final Frontiers
  • Current Market Scenario: A Review
  • Noteworthy Trends in a Capsule
  • Supermarkets Corner a Bigger Slice of the Market
  • Table 1: World Supermarket Industry (2007): Top 25 Players Ranked by Revenues (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Table 2: Global Exposure of Supermarket Majors (2007): Leading Companies Ranked by their Presence in Number of Countries Worldwide (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Presence of Global Supermarket Chains in the Asian Retail Market (2007)
  • Table 3: Supermarkets Industry Worldwide (2006): Percentage Market Share Breakdown of (Tier I Companies and Tier II Companies for Select Countries) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Impact of the Recession: A Review
  • Innovations in the Retail Arena Hit a Speed breaker
  • Supermarkets Well Positioned to Weather The Storm
  • Discount Supermarkets: Making Hay When the Sun Shines
  • Table 4: Supermarkets Worldwide (2007): Percentage Breakdown of Type of Supermarket by Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Food: A Major Inventory Carried by Supermarkets
  • Lifestyle Changes Drive Trends in the Food Aisle
  • Value Added Service: A New Mantra for Success
  • Organic Foods: A Revenue Spinning Food Stock
  • Why Conventional Supermarkets Fail at Retailing Organic Foods?
  • Variety in the Inventory Stocked: A Necessity for Success
  • Information Technology: A Key Enabler in Maintaining Inventory Variety
  • Non-Food Sales in Supermarkets Hog the Spotlight
  • Supermarkets Come Under Regulatory Glare
  • Supermarkets Diversify Into Offering Financial Services
  • Private Labels/In-Store Brands: A Judicious Branding Strategy
  • Survival Essentials for Private Labeled Brands
  • Slotting Allowances: A Monetary Tool to Acquire Display Space in Supermarkets
  • The Rise of Slotting Allowance Practice
  • Slotting Allowances: Challenges and Issues
  • Loyalty Programs: A Popular Promotional Tool Used by Supermarkets
  • Green Retailing: Environmental and Sustainability Issues
  • Supermarkets Piggybacking on Environmental Sustainability
  • Marginalization of Small Farmers in Developing Countries
  • Outlook

2. REGIONAL MARKET OVERVIEW

2a. THE UNITED STATES

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
    • Market Overview
    • Market Trends In a Capsule
    • Impact of the Recession
    • Candy/Chocolates: A Hugely Untapped Category in Supermarket Aisles...
    • Supermarkets Focus on the Muslim Community
    • Key Statistical Findings
    • Table 5: Grocery Stores & Supermarkets in the United States (2009): Percentage Market Share Breakdown of Leading Players Wal-Mart, Kroger, Safeway, Supervalu, Royal Ahold N.V., and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 6: Supermarket Industry in the United States (2008): Percentage Breakdown of Supermarket Dollar Sales by Product Department (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 7: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Supermarkets by Store Format - Chain Supermarkets, and Independent Stores Analyzed with Annual Revenue in US$ Billion for Years 2005 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 8: US 10-Year Perspective for Supermarkets by Store Format - Percentage Breakdown of Revenue for Chain Supermarkets, and Independent Stores for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2b. REST OF WORLD

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
    • Focus on Select Regional Markets
    • Europe
    • Market Overview
    • Discounts & Promotional Activity Rampant In a Desperate Bid to Attract Customers
    • Innovation Leading to Growth of Private Labels in Europe
    • Organic Supermarkets: A European Perspective
    • Emergence of Fuel Retailing Segment across Supermarkets
    • Table 9: Supermarket/Hypermarkets Industry in Europe (2007): Percentage Market Share Breakdown of Supermarket Sales in the Total Retail Industry by Select Product Category & by Country
    • Focus On Select Regional Markets
    • The Netherlands
    • Italy
    • Table 10: Per Capita Expenditure on Food & Beverages and Wine in the Italian Market for the Years 2006 Through 2008 (In US$) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 11: Retail Food Industry in Italy (2008): Percentage Market Share Breakdown of Retail Store Type-Supermarkets, Hypermarkets, Specialist Food Stores, Discounters, and Small Stores (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Spain
    • Hungary
    • Poland
    • United Kingdom
    • Non-Food Retailing Through Supermarkets: The In-Thing
    • Recession Induces Preference for Private Labeled Brands
    • Books & Supermarkets!!: A Peek Into What' s New
    • Increase in Regulatory Concern
    • Electronic Goods Retailing Through Supermarkets: A Huge Success
    • Russia
    • Asia Pacific
    • Market Overview
    • Rapid Inflow of Foreign Investments
    • Development of Specialized Suppliers
    • Role of the Government
    • Focus On Select Regional Markets
    • Japan
    • Table 12: Supermarkets Industry in Japan: Annual Breakdown of Revenues Generated Through Sales of Both Food and Non-Food Products for the Years 2006 Through 2015 (In US$ Billion) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • China
    • Market Overview
    • Statistical Findings
    • Table 13: Supermarkets Industry in China: Annual Breakdown of Revenues Generated Through Sales of Both Food and Non-Food Products for the Years 2006 Through 2015 (In US$ Billion) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 14: Supermarket Industry in China: Breakdown of No of Stores and Retail Floor Space for the Period 2005 Through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 15: Supermarket Industry in China: Percentage Share Breakdown of Supermarkets in the Total Retail Industry for the Years 2002 & 2009: A Comparison
    • Table 16: Supermarket Industry in China (2008): Ranking of Top 8 Supermarkets by Year on Year Increase in Sales (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • India
    • Market Overview
    • Australia & New Zealand
    • Market Overview
    • Opportunities in Store
    • Market Share Findings
    • Table 17: Supermarket Industry in Australia (2007): Percentage Market Share Breakdown of Leading Supermarkets (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 18: Supermarket Industry in New Zealand (2007): Percentage Market Share Breakdown of Leading Supermarkets
    • Africa
    • Morocco
    • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Market Overview
    • Table 19: Top 10 Supermarkets in Brazil Ranked by 2006 Revenues (In Brazilian Real (R$ Billion) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Mexico
    • Market Overview
    • Table 20: Mexican Grocery Retail Market (2008): Percentage Breakdown of Total Grocery Retail Sales by Retail Format - Supermarkets, Hypermarkets, Specialist Stores,Discount Stores and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Chile
    • An Overview
    • Table 21: Supermarkets & Hypermarkets Industry in Chile: Annual Breakdown of Revenues Generated Through Sales of Both Food and Non-Food Products for the Years 2006 Through 2015 (In US$ Billion) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Other Key Statistical Findings
    • Table 22: Supermarket and Convenience/Specialty Food Stores Industry in Canada (2006): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Store Format
    • Table 23: The Retail Industry in Venezuela (2007): Breakdown of Number of Stores of by Type of Retail Format
    • Table 24: The Retail Industry in Finland 2007: Breakdown of Number of Stores of by Type of Retail Format (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 25: The Retail Industry in Finland 2007: Percentage Breakdown of Grocery Sales Value by Store Format (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 26: The Retail Industry in Taiwan (2006): Percentage Share Breakdown of Sales Value by Retail Store Format (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 27: Number of Supermarket Stores in Taiwan for the Years 2005, 2006 and 2007 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 28: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Supermarkets With Annual Revenue in US$ Billion for Years 2005 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. SUPERMARKETS: A CONCEPTUAL

OVERVIEW
  • Supermarkets: A Definition
  • The Economics of Supermarkets
  • Delivery Model of Supermarkets
  • Layout of Supermarkets
  • Benefits Offered by Supermarkets
  • Drawbacks of Supermarkets

4. PRODUCT/SERVICE LAUNCHES

  • Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company Launches Green Way
  • Weight Watchers to Unveil Frozen Pre-Processed Food Range
  • Aldi Unveils New Range of Lemonades
  • SUPERVALU(r) Unveils Stockman & DakotaTM Brand
  • The Co-operative Rolls Out Range of Laundry Gels
  • Morrisons to Supply Yorkshire Maris Bard Potatoes
  • Morrisons Supplies Absolutely Gorgeous Ice Creams
  • Morrisons Rolls Out Novel Range of Meals
  • Carrefour Unveils New Carrefour Discount Product Range
  • ALDI Unveils LacuraTM Skincare Products
  • Morrisons Launches New Beverages for Summer
  • Morrisons Unveils New Red Bananas
  • Morrisons Introduces Novel Range of Toys
  • Morrisons Unveils Two Novel Wines
  • Greencore Group Unveils Kiveton' s Kitchen Brand
  • Sainsbury to Unveil Basics Fish Fingers Prepared from Palm Oil
  • Heywood, Middleton & Rochdale Primary Care Trust Develops GP Surgery
  • Marks & Spencer Rolls Out Global Delivery Services
  • Marks & Spencer and Scottish and Southern Energy to Unveil M&S Energy
  • Marks & Spencer Introduces "Gourmet to Go"
  • SUPERVALU Pharmacies Unveils ARx
  • SUPERVALU Rolls Out Wild HarvestTM Natural and Organic Brand
  • Whole Foods Market Launches New Body Care Product lines
  • Snack Factory Unveils CIABATTA CRISPSTM
  • Meijer to Launch Grocery Express
  • Marks & Spencer Unveils Formula Revival Ultimate Moisturizer
  • Morrisons Launches Bagpuss Cheese
  • Morrisons Introduces New Organic Salmons
  • Mollie Stone' s Markets Rolls Out New Organic Soups
  • Mollie Stone' s Markets Rolls Out Princess Grape
  • Carrefour Introduces Online Health Store
  • Retalix(r) Unveils Retalix StoreLine QSR

5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

  • BC Partners Led Private Group Acquires Migros Turk TAS
  • Grocers Supply Acquires Minyard Food Stores
  • Forme Capital Takes Over Speedy Brilliant Group
  • Casino Guichard-Perrachon Increases stake in Super de Boer
  • Eurobilla Takes Over 13 Supermarkets of Njam Njam
  • SPAR Introduces its Supermarket in India
  • Skinny Nutritional and GFS Sign Distribution Agreement
  • Perrigo Takes Over Laboratorios Diba
  • Colruyt Acquires Sodeger Group
  • Carrefour Forms Strategic Alliance to Take Over Mercadefam
  • Geomart-Retail to Build Supermarkets and Logistics Center
  • MAGOSZ and CBA Ink Cooperation Agreement
  • Eldorado Invests in Supermarket Stores
  • Saigon Co Op to Introduce Supermarket Stores
  • CR Vanguard Acquires Yong' an Supermarket
  • Daiso Introduces One-price Supermarket
  • Mega Image to Acquire Prodas Holding' s Supermarket Stores
  • Rex Holdings Puts Seijo Ishii for Sale
  • Wal-Mart Stores Acquires Distribucion y Servicios D&S SA
  • Cedar Shopping Centers and PCP Buys Supermarket-anchored Centers
  • McDonald Enters into Agreement with BuBuGao
  • China Resources Vanguard Purchases Assets of Yong' an Supermarket
  • Coles Sells Supermarket Stores to FoodWorks
  • Aldi Launches New Store in Brighton
  • Whole Foods Market Starts a New Store in B.C.
  • TESCO Plans to Open New Store in Zhejiang
  • TESCO Opens its First Energy Saving Store in Dalian
  • ALDI Plans to Expand in Northeast US
  • Meijer to Open a New Format Grocery Store
  • Tesco and Star Bazaar to Integrate Supply Chains
  • Carls' Market Merges with Jerry' s Supervalu
  • Weis Markets to Take Over Giant Markets' Stores
  • Belle Plus and Takayanagi to Merge with Itoku and Supermarket Maruichi
  • Mercator and REWE to Merge with Plodine and Billa
  • Spartan Takes Over Pharmacies and Supermarkets from VG' s
  • Meijer to Launch First Small-Format Store
  • Carrefour to Launch First Russian Hypermarket
  • Sainsbury to Expand Supermarket Chain
  • Breco Holdings and Nogales Investors Management LLC Acquire Numero Uno
  • Capri Signs Lease Agreement with Roundy' s Supermarkets, Inc
  • Tesco Unveils Green Store in North Manchester
  • Hy-Vee Acquires Boyes Pharmacy
  • Schnucks Acquires Three Grocery Stores in Illinois
  • Metro AG Sells 245 Extra Supermarket Stores to Rewe (Germany)
  • Vanguard Completes Xi' an Aijia' s Acquisition
  • Lianhua Supermarket to Acquire Hualian Supermarket
  • Publix Acquires 49 Grocery Stores
  • Delhaize to Takeover Plus Hellas
  • Sultan Center-Lebanon Acquires Geant and Monoprix Super-Markets
  • Soriana Introduces New Format In Gigante
  • Lotte Announces Plans to Open Supermarkets
  • Golden Dragon Enters Into Agreement With Lohao City Supermarkets
  • Bharti Retail Launches Easyday
  • Aldi Reveals Expansion Plans
  • Reed' s Inc. Extends Collaboration with Rosauers Supermarkets
  • Bodega Latina Acquires Gigante Stores
  • Safeway Launches Solar-powered Stores
  • Wal-Mart Rolls Out Energy Efficient Retail Store
  • Birla to Expand Supermarket Chain -' More'
  • A1 Group to Set Up Supermarket Store in Belraus
  • Marks and Spencer Enters into Joint Venture with Reliance Retail
  • Morrisons to Launch Eco-friendly Supermarket in the UK
  • Tengelmann to Open Climate-friendly Supermarket in Germany
  • Waitrose Opens Two Stores in UAE
  • Waitrose Opens New Store in Westfield Center, London
  • Walmart Launches Neighborhood Market Format in Pinellas County
  • Wal-Mart to Open Store in West El Paso
  • Carrefour to Roll-out Carrefour Market Banner
  • ALDI Opens Three New Stores in Central Florida
  • Loblaw Launches Scarborough Loblaw Superstore
  • Simba Supermarket Established in Kigali
  • Grocers Supply Led Consortium to Acquire Carnival Brand
  • SPAR Retail Acquires Verina
  • Co-operative Group to Acquire Somerfield
  • Carrefour to Acquire Additional Stake in Jiaguang Supermarket
  • Lotte Completes CTA Marko' s Acquisition
  • Okuwa to Acquire Majority Stake in Pare Corp
  • Cedar Shopping Centers Enters Into Development JV With Tristate Ventures
  • Marta Sets Up Grossmart Supermarket
  • X5 Retail to Acquire Formata Holding
  • Delhaize Group acquires La Fourmi
  • Al Azizia Panda and Giant Stores Mull Merger
  • AG Supermarkets Acquired DeVylder' s Community Market
  • Homeland to Acquire United Supermarket Stores

6. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS

  • Aeon Co., Ltd (Japan)
  • Aldi, Inc. (USA)
  • Auchan (France)
  • Carrefour Group (France)
  • The Casino Group (France)
  • Coles (Australia)
  • Costco Wholesale Corporation (USA)
  • E Leclerc (France)
  • Edeka Group (Germany)
  • Intermarche (France)
  • The Kroger Co. (USA)
  • Rewe Deutscher Supermarket KGaA (Germany)
  • Royal Ahold N.V. (USA)
  • Safeway, Inc. (USA)
  • Sainsbury' s Supermarkets Ltd. (UK)
  • Sears Grand (USA)
  • SUPERVALU, Inc. (USA)
  • Tengelmann Warenhandelsgesellschaft KG (Germany)
  • Tesco Plc (UK)
  • Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (USA)
  • Woolworths Limited (Australia)

7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

  • Table 29: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Supermarkets by Geographic Region - US, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue in US$ Billion for Years 2005 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Table 30: World 10-Year Perspective for Supermarkets by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Revenue for US, and Rest of World for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

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