Delicatessens in Australia: Market Research Report

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Delicatessens Market Research Report | Consumer Goods & Services | Food & Beverage Stores | Aug 2015

The big cheese: Delicatessens at the high end of the market benefit from premiumisation trends

IBISWorld’s Delicatessens market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Strong competition from the major supermarkets has created unfavourable trading conditions for the Delicatessens industry over the past five years. Low prices across numerous product lines in the major supermarkets have enticed consumers away from specialised retailers, hurting industry demand. However, the rising premiumisation trend among some consumers has buoyed the industry over same period. Industry revenue is forecast to grow at an annualised 2.1% over the five years through 2015-16 to reach $900.5 million. However, a 7.1% revenue decline in 2010-11 has skewed this growth figure. Industry revenue is forecast to grow at a modest 1.4% in 2015-16.

Supermarkets and grocery stores are the largest competitive threat to the industry... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The vast majority of industry establishments are located across the three most populous states: New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland. This is due to the retail nature of the industry, which requires delicatessens to be located close to consumers. These three states account for almost 80.0% of industry establishments, only slightly higher than the 77.0% of population these three states are home to.

Other states and territories make up a relatively lower share of overall establishment numbers, especially as competition from supermarkets and retail establishments continues to put pressure on industry operators. IBISWorld anticipates that those delicatessens that are well-established local businesses with access to high store traffic have remained competitive... purchase to read more


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What is the Delicatessens Industry?

Firms in the Delicatessens industry retail specialty meats, cheeses, bread and other products, which are often sold by weight.

Industry Products
MeatsCheesesBreadsGourmet foods
Industry Activities
Smallgoods retailingCheese retailingOlive retailingGourmet foods retailing

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