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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.

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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...

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What is the Delicatessens industry?

Potential players in the Delicatessens industry face moderate barriers to entry. The industry is not overly difficult to enter from a capital and knowledge-based perspective. Initial outlays include costs involved in locating and obtaining working premises, and a wholesaler or other supplier from which produce can be sourced. However, due to the specialised nature of industry products, with many products being sold fresh, or with a short shelf life, potential entrants may need to invest in commercial refrigeration. Specific culinary knowledge may also be required by certain store staff to assist with the proper selection of foods.

Entry barriers are expected to increase over the next five years. As...

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Additional Insights for the Delicatessens Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Delicatessens Industry are

  • Ability to attract and retain customers
  • Easy access for customers
  • Having a good reputation
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Real household disposable income and Demand from supermarkets and grocery stores in the Delicatessens industry impact industry performance..

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    Products & Brands

    Major products in this industry
    Meats
    Cheeses
    Breads
    Gourmet foods

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Real household disposable income
  • Demand from supermarkets and grocery stores
  • Domestic price of meat
  • Meat consumption
  • Domestic price of milk

  • Current Performance
  • Supermarket competition
  • Price pressure
  • Premium foods
  • Industry structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Premium products
  • Supermarket pressure
  • Culinary experiments
  • Table: Delicatessens Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Delicatessens Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Bakery Product Manufacturing
  • Cheese Manufacturing
  • Meat Processing
  • Meat, Poultry and Smallgoods Wholesaling

  • Products & Services
  • Meats
  • Cheeses
  • Gourmet foods
  • Breads
  • Other
  • Chart: Delicatessens Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Consumers in the highest income quintile
  • Consumers in the fourth income quintile
  • Consumers in the middle income quintile
  • Consumers in the second income quintile
  • Consumers in the lowest income quintile
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Delicatessens Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Rent
  • Depreciation, utilities and other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Delicatessens

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Delicatessens Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    There are no major players in this industry
    Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Delicatessens Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Delicatessens Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Charcuterie
  • A branch of cooking devoted to the preparation of meat products, often involving the preservation of meats for later consumption.
  • Charcuterie
  • A cooked meat that is served cold, such as ham. These products are common in delicatessens.
  • Delicatessen Items
  • Products commonly sold by delicatessens, including smallgoods, breads, cheese and olives.
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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
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    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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