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Delicatessens in Australia: Market Research Report

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

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 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
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 SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Delicatessens industry is in the mature phase of its life cycle. Industry value added (IVA), a measure of the industry's contribution to the wider economy, is forecast to grow at an annualised 1.1% over the 10 years through 2021-22. This is an underperformance relative to the economy, with GDP forecast to grow at an annualised 2.6% over the same period. The industry is contracting as a share of the economy, but its contribution remains positive. This is typical of mature industries.

Rising competitive pressures from the major supermarkets have hurt many specialised food industries over the past five years. Supermarkets have widened their product range to include a variety of smallgoods, cheeses, olives, breads and other gourmet foods... 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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