Bread and Cake Retailing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Bread and Cake Retailing Market Research Report | ANZSIC G4129 | Jun 2014

Rising revenue: Demand for premium products drives industry growth

IBISWorld’s Bread and Cake Retailing market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

On first glance, the Bread and Cake Retailing industry seems to be struggling. Industry revenue is expected to post compound annual growth of just 0.4% over the five years through 2013-14 due to increasing competition from operators in other industries. However, revenue has grown consistently since 2011-12. Rising disposable incomes and improving consumer sentiment have driven revenue growth. Furthermore, many retailers have altered their product offerings in response to increasing competition. Rising demand for premium products that attract higher prices and profit margins has driven industry performance over the past three years. This premium trend will continue to benefit the industry in 2013-14, with revenue forecast to increase by 1.2% to $795.5 million... purchase to read more

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The industry displays a low level of concentration. This is due to the industry's high fragmentation. The majority of industry revenue is earned by smaller, independent retailers. The industry's largest player is Retail Food Group, which controls Donut King and Michel's Patisserie. Combined with the next two largest players in the industry, Breadtop and the Cupcake Bakery, these players account for less than 40.0% of industry revenue.

Industry concentration has fallen over the past three years. This is largely due to the reduction in Michel's Patisserie store numbers, which decreased the chain's sales revenue and market share. Although Donut King has posted moderate revenue growth over the period, this has not been enough to counteract Michel's Patisserie's poor performance... purchase to read more


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What is the Bread and Cake Retailing Industry?

Retailers in this industry sell a range of bakery items including bread, cakes, pastries and biscuits. Industry players may operate independently or as part of a franchise network. Products are made off-premises, purchased from wholesalers or supplied by franchise parents.

Industry Products
BreadCakes, pastries and biscuitsMixes
Industry Activities
Biscuit retailingBread retailingCake retailingPastry retailing

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