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DIY Retailing - France - March 2010

Mintel European Retail Intelligence provides independent, expert coverage of the major retail sectors throughout Europe. Each title in this series analyses retailing trends in up to 19 European markets, including the Scandinavian nations and Eastern European countries such as the Czech Republic and Poland as well as the major Western European markets.

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Table of contents

  1. Market in Brief

      • Market size and performance
        • The competitive landscape
        • Report Scope

            • Issues in the market
              • Technical notes
                • DIY retailers’ sales
                  • Financial definitions
                    • Currencies
                      • Country codes
                        • Figure 1: Country codes
                      • VAT
                        • Figure 2: Europe: Standard VAT rates, 2009
                      • Other abbreviations
                      • Internal Market Environment

                        • Key points
                          • Households are becoming smaller
                            • Figure 3: France: Number of households, 2004-08
                            • Figure 4: France, Households by size, 1988-2006
                          • The French housing market
                            • Figure 5: France, Rate of home ownership, 2004-08
                            • Figure 6: France: Age of housing stock, 2007
                            • Figure 7: France Average house prices, 2000-09
                          • Consumer attitudes to DIY
                            • Who DIYs?
                                • Figure 8: Home decorating or other DIY work in the last 12 months, by demographics, France, 2009
                              • Lifestyle comparisons
                                • Figure 9: Agreement with DIY and home-related lifestyle statements, 2009
                            • Broader Market Environment

                              • Key points
                                • Slow population growth
                                  • Figure 10: France: Population trends, 2005-10
                                • Population is ageing
                                  • Figure 11: France: Population projections, by age group, 2010-30 (f)
                                • Implications for DIY retailers
                                  • Economy is recovering
                                      • Figure 12: France: Gross domestic product, 1998-2009
                                    • Consumer spending growth slows
                                      • Figure 13: France: Household consumer expenditure, 1998-2009
                                    • Consumer confidence rising
                                      • Figure 14: France: Consumer confidence, January 1999-December 2009
                                    • Inflation turns to deflation
                                      • Figure 15: France: Consumer prices, 2004-09
                                      • Figure 16: France: Consumer prices of selected DIY Related Categories, 1998-2009
                                    • Implications for DIY retailers
                                    • Competitive Context

                                          • Figure 17: France: Consumer expenditure on DIY-related categories, 2004-08
                                          • Figure 18: France: Estimated DIY market size, 2004-09
                                        • Channels of distribution
                                        • Sector Size and Forecast

                                          • Key points
                                            • Economic outlook
                                              • Retail sales forecasts
                                                  • Figure 19: France: Retail sales, 2005-14
                                                • DIY retailers’ prospects
                                                  • Outlet data
                                                    • Figure 20: France: DIY outlets, 2005-09
                                                • Retail Competitor Analysis

                                                  • Key points
                                                    • Kingfisher still market leader
                                                      • Impressive growth for Groupe Adeo
                                                        • Bricomarché losing share
                                                          • Mr Bricolage in the ascent
                                                            • Other players
                                                              • Figure 21: France: Leading DIY specialists, 2008/09
                                                            • Market shares
                                                              • Figure 22: France: Leading retailers share of food retailers’ sales, 2008
                                                          • Bricomarché

                                                              • Figure 23: Bricomarché: estimated share of all European DIY retailer’s sales, 2004-08
                                                              • Figure 24: Bricomarché: Estimated share of all French DIY retailers’ sales, 2004-08
                                                            • History
                                                              • Financial performance
                                                                  • Figure 25: Bricomarché: Estimated financial performance, 2004-08
                                                                • Store portfolio
                                                                    • Figure 26: Bricomarché: Outlet data, 2004-08
                                                                  • Retail offering
                                                                    • Market positioning
                                                                      • Product offer
                                                                        • Brands
                                                                          • Loyalty card
                                                                          • Bricorama

                                                                              • Figure 27: Bricorama: Sales as share of DIY retailers’ sales in Europe, 2005-09
                                                                              • Figure 28: Bricorama: Sales as share of DIY retailers’ sales in France, 2005-09
                                                                            • History
                                                                              • Financial performance
                                                                                  • Figure 29: Bricorama: Group financial performance, 2004-09
                                                                                • Store portfolio
                                                                                  • Figure 30: Bricorama: Outlet data, 2004-09
                                                                                • Retail offering
                                                                                  • Gamma
                                                                                    • Market positioning
                                                                                      • Product offer
                                                                                        • Figure 31: Bricorama France: Percentage of sales, by product category, 2008
                                                                                      • Loyalty card
                                                                                        • E-commerce and home shopping
                                                                                        • Groupe Adeo

                                                                                            • Figure 32: Groupe Adeo: Sales as share of DIY retailers’ sales in Europe, 2005-09
                                                                                            • Figure 33: Groupe Adeo (France): Sales as share of DIY retailers’ sales in France, 2004-08
                                                                                          • Strategic evaluation
                                                                                            • Multi-format approach increasing flexibility
                                                                                              • Response to the recession
                                                                                                • Looking to underdeveloped markets for future growth
                                                                                                  • Recent history
                                                                                                    • Financial performance
                                                                                                        • Figure 34: Groupe Adeo: Sales performance, 2004-09
                                                                                                        • Figure 35: Groupe Adeo: Estimated European sales performance, 2008
                                                                                                      • Store portfolio
                                                                                                          • Figure 36: Groupe Adeo: Outlet data, 2004-08
                                                                                                        • Retail offering
                                                                                                          • Market positioning
                                                                                                            • Product offer
                                                                                                              • Pricing
                                                                                                                • Loyalty card
                                                                                                                  • e-commerce and home shopping
                                                                                                                  • Kingfisher Group

                                                                                                                      • Kingfisher Group
                                                                                                                        • Figure 37: Kingfisher Group: Sales as share of DIY in Europe, 2005-09
                                                                                                                        • Figure 38: Kingfisher UK: Sales as share of DIY Retailers’ sales, 2005-09
                                                                                                                        • Figure 39: Kingfisher France: Sales as share of DIY Retailers’ sales, 2005-09
                                                                                                                      • Strategic evaluation
                                                                                                                        • Kingfisher Group
                                                                                                                          • B&Q
                                                                                                                            • Screwfix
                                                                                                                              • French operations
                                                                                                                                • Other international operations
                                                                                                                                  • Disposal of Italian operations
                                                                                                                                    • Background
                                                                                                                                      • Financial performance
                                                                                                                                        • UK
                                                                                                                                          • France
                                                                                                                                            • Other International
                                                                                                                                              • Figure 40: Kingfisher Group: Group financial performance, 2005-09
                                                                                                                                            • Store portfolio
                                                                                                                                              • B&Q
                                                                                                                                                • Screwfix
                                                                                                                                                  • Castorama
                                                                                                                                                    • Brico Dépôt
                                                                                                                                                      • Figure 41: Kingfisher Group: Outlet data, 2006-10
                                                                                                                                                    • Retail offering
                                                                                                                                                      • Market positioning
                                                                                                                                                        • Product offer
                                                                                                                                                          • Pricing
                                                                                                                                                            • Operational issues
                                                                                                                                                              • Advertising and marketing
                                                                                                                                                                • e-commerce and home shopping

                                                                                                                                                                Companies Covered

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                                                                                                                                                                DIY Retailing - France - March 2010

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