Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Delicatessens industry has struggled over the past five years. Poor consumer sentiment and spending during the years following the global financial crisis contributed to the industry's decline over the three years through 2009-10. Following this, strong competition from the major supermarkets added to the industry's pain. However, the rising premiumisation trend among some consumers has buoyed the industry over the past three years. Over the five years through 2014-15, industry revenue is projected to post annualised growth of 0.6%, to reach $908.3 million.
Supermarkets and grocery stores are the largest competitive threat to the industry. The price war that escalated in 2011 drew consumers away from specialised retailers and into supermarkets... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
IBISWorld expects that the majority of industry establishments are located along the east coast, and largely in line with overall population trends. As a result, the vast majority of industry establishments are located across the three most populous states: New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland. In addition, as a result of the European heritage of delicatessens, New South Wales and Victoria are forecast to exhibit disproportionally large shares of industry revenue due to their relatively larger European communities. The two states account for more than 60% of industry establishments, although this is expected to have declined marginally over the past five years due to the rising power of supermarkets across these two states... purchase to read more