Supermarkets and Grocery Stores in Australia: Market Research Report

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Supermarkets and Grocery Stores Market Research Report | ANZSIC G4111 | Jun 2016

Cornering the market: Price cutting among major players has increased competition

IBISWorld’s Supermarkets and Grocery Stores market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Supermarkets and Grocery Stores industry is one of the most fiercely competitive in Australia. The rapid growth of German-owned ALDI over the past five years has significantly altered the industry. ALDI has grown in popularity, partly due to its discount private-label products. This has forced the two established industry giants, Woolworths and Coles, to cut prices and expand their ranges of private-label products. Changing consumer sentiment and shopping preferences have also influenced the industry's trading conditions. Industry revenue is projected to grow by an annualised 3.9% over the five years through 2015-16, to reach $101.3 billion. This includes forecast growth of 2.8% in 2015-16... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The distribution of establishments is in line with population trends, with the highest proportion of stores based in New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland. Strong population growth in Queensland over the past fifteen years has resulted in the state’s proportion of establishments increasing. ALDI’s strong growth has increased concentration on the east coast. ALDI has plans to open a significant number of stores in Western Australia and South Australia in the coming years.

The appearance of supermarkets in capital city CBDs is a fairly new occurrence. Traditionally, major supermarkets were located in suburban shopping centres or local shopping strips. The number of supermarkets in or close to CBDs has grown as population levels have increased... purchase to read more


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What is the Supermarkets and Grocery Stores Industry?

Players in the industry are primarily engaged in grocery retailing. Supermarkets and grocery stores retail a range of groceries and food products, including fruit and vegetables, bread, cigarettes, canned goods, toiletries, dairy goods, delicatessen items and cleaning goods. Specialist retailers, niche retailers and convenience stores are excluded from the industry.

Industry Products
Dry and packaged foodsBread and bakery productsMeat productsMilk and other dairy productsFresh fruit and vegetablesBeveragesCigarettes and other general merchandiseToiletries and health products
Industry Activities
Operating supermarketsOperating grocery stores

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