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Delicatessens in Australia: Market Research Report

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Delicatessens Market Research Report | Consumer Goods & Services | Food & Beverage Stores | Aug 2016

In a pickle: Competition from supermarkets has been constraining industry revenue growth

IBISWorld’s Delicatessens market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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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, an increasing preference for premium foods among some consumers has buoyed the industry over the period. Industry revenue is expected to grow at an annualised 1.1% over the five years through 2016-17, to reach $879.7 million. Industry revenue is expected to grow only 0.7% during 2016-17, as reduced meat consumption and increasing competitive pressures from supermarkets constrain revenue growth.

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 delicatessens 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 operators, only slightly higher than the 77.1% of population these three states are home to.

Other states and territories make up a relatively lower share of delicatessens, 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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