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DIY Retailing - Italy - February 2012

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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With titles ranging from 'DIY Retailing in Europe' through to 'Food Retailing in Europe', each market examination includes studies of:

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  • consumer expenditure
  • consumer trends
  • leading pan-European retailers
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  • market forecasts

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Table of contents

  1. Executive Summary

    • 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, 2011
                  • Other abbreviations
                  • The Market: Economic and Demographic Context

                    • Long-standing economic problems
                      • The economy
                        • Figure 3: Italy: Real-terms, year-on-year GDP growth, Q1 2006-Q4 2011
                        • Figure 4: Italy: Consumer confidence and retail trade confidence, Jan-Dec 2011
                      • Austerity
                        • Bond markets
                          • Consumer price inflation
                            • Figure 5: Italy: Harmonised index of consumer prices: Annual % change, 2006-11
                          • Unemployment
                            • Figure 6: Italy: Total unemployment and youth unemployment rates, Q1 2009-Q3 2011
                          • Demographics
                            • Property
                              • Figure 7: Italy: Distribution of total population, by tenure type, 2006-10
                            • Rising energy prices
                              • Figure 8: Italy: Consumer prices inflation in electricity and gas, Jun 2010-Dec 2011
                            • Implications for DIY retailers
                              • Economy
                                • Demographics
                                • The Market: Consumer Spending on DIY Categories

                                    • Spending by category
                                        • Figure 9: Italy: Consumer expenditure on DIY, 2006-10
                                      • Mintel market size
                                          • Figure 10: Italy: Estimated DIY market size, 2006-10
                                          • Figure 11: Italy: Estimated annual average DIY spending per-capita, 2006-10
                                      • The Market: DIY Specialists’ Sector

                                        • Economic outlook
                                          • Retail sales and forecasts
                                            • Figure 12: Italy: Retail sales, 2006-10
                                            • Figure 13: Italy: Retail sales forecasts, 2011-16
                                          • Retail sales breakdown
                                            • Figure 14: Italy: Breakdown of DIY sector sales, by product category, 2009
                                          • Enterprise numbers
                                            • Figure 15: Italy: Retail enterprises, 2008-09
                                          • Outlet numbers
                                            • Figure 16: Italy: Outlet numbers, 2007
                                        • The Retailers: Channels of Distribution

                                            • Figure 17: Italy: DIY spending: Estimated channels of distribution, 2010
                                        • The Retailers: Online

                                            • Proportion of consumers shopping online
                                              • Figure 18: Italy: Percentage of individuals who have purchased goods or services online within the preceding three/12 months, 2006-11
                                            • Barrier to online growth: Cash culture
                                              • Barrier to online growth: Low levels of internet access
                                                • Figure 19: Italy: Percentage of households with any internet access/broadband connection, 2006-11
                                            • The Retailers: Leading Specialists and Market Shares

                                              • A sector led by international operators
                                                • A fragmented sector
                                                  • Puntolegno slimmed down
                                                    • Brico IO expands
                                                      • Bricofer ten stores down
                                                        • Figure 20: Italy: Identified leading DIY retailers, 2010/11
                                                        • Figure 21: Italy: Leading retailers’ share of DIY retailers’ sales, 2010
                                                    • Groupe Adeo

                                                        • Figure 22: Groupe Adeo: Sales as share of DIY retailers’ sales in Europe, 2006-10
                                                      • Strategic evaluation
                                                        • Figure 23: Groupe Adeo: Turnover in France as share of total group sales, 2006-10
                                                      • Background
                                                        • Company performance
                                                          • Figure 24: Groupe Adeo: Sales performance, 2006-10
                                                          • Figure 25: Groupe Adeo: Estimated European sales performance, 2010
                                                          • Figure 26: Groupe Adeo: Outlet data, 2006-11
                                                        • Retail offering
                                                          • e-commerce and home shopping
                                                            • Figure 27: Overview of Groupe Adeo’s transactional websites, 2011
                                                        • OBI

                                                            • Figure 28: Obi: Share of DIY specialists’ sales in Europe, 2006-10
                                                          • Strategic evaluation
                                                            • Background
                                                              • Company performance
                                                                • Figure 29: OBI: Group sales performance, 2006-10
                                                                • Figure 30: OBI: Outlet data, 2008-11
                                                              • Store formats
                                                                • Retail offering
                                                                  • e-commerce and home shopping
                                                                  • Appendix – Broader Market Environment

                                                                    • Population
                                                                      • Figure 31: Europe: Population, by age group, 2005
                                                                      • Figure 32: Europe: Population, by age group, 2010
                                                                      • Figure 33: Europe: Population, by age group, 2015
                                                                      • Figure 34: Europe: Population, by age group, 2020
                                                                    • GDP
                                                                      • Figure 35: Europe: GDP (current prices), 2010
                                                                      • Figure 36: Europe: GDP growth rates (current prices), 2001-Q3 2011
                                                                      • Figure 37: Europe: GDP growth rates (constant prices), 2001-Q3 2011
                                                                    • Consumer spending
                                                                      • Figure 38: Europe: Households’ consumer spending (current prices), 2010
                                                                      • Figure 39: Europe: Households’ consumer spending growth rates (current prices), 2001-Q3 2011
                                                                      • Figure 40: Europe: Households’ consumer spending growth rates (constant prices), 2001-Q3 2011
                                                                    • Consumer prices
                                                                      • Figure 41: Europe: Harmonised index of consumer prices, 2001-11
                                                                    • Unemployment
                                                                      • Figure 42: Europe: Average rate of unemployment, 2001-11
                                                                    • Interest rates
                                                                      • Figure 43: Europe: Interest rates, 2005-Q4 2011
                                                                    • Consumer confidence
                                                                      • Figure 44: Europe: Consumer confidence, Feb 2011-Jan 2012
                                                                    • Home ownership
                                                                      • Figure 45: Europe: Levels of home ownership, 2006-10

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                                                                  DIY Retailing - Italy - February 2012

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