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Bread and Cake Retailing in Australia: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

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

Following a recipe: Fluctuations in income and sentiment dictate industry performance

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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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$760m
Annual Growth 10-15
0.3%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
4,807
Businesses
751
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Bread and Cake Retailing industry has performed weakly over the past five years. Industry revenue is anticipated to post marginal annualised 0.3% growth over the five years through 2014-15. Fierce competition between players in the industry, and from external sources, have hurt the industry. This is evidenced by store closures and financial troubles among some of the industry's largest players. Industry revenue is forecast to rise 0.9% in 2014-15, to reach $759.6 million. The industry's average profit margin has trended upwards over the past five years, although this is largely a recovery from weak margins in 2009-10.

Disposable incomes and consumer sentiment have dictated consumer spending on bread and cake products, which has influenced industry revenue... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

Prospective entrants to the industry are subject to moderate barriers to entry. Significant market share, brand loyalty and consumer shopping habits enjoyed by existing players operating in the industry may hinder the success of prospective entrants. Unlike new entrants, existing industry players have established a reputation and built a relationship with consumers via their product range and customer service. These factors act as hurdles for new industry players that must establish their own brand awareness and loyalty among consumers.

Competition within the industry also affects the likelihood of success for new entrants. Competition is primarily price-based, due to limited product differentiation among brands and the price-conscious nature of consumers towards staple products... 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
BreadCakesPastries and other bakery productsMixes
 
Industry Activities
Biscuit retailingBread retailingCake retailingPastry retailingOther bakery item retailing


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