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Electrical Goods Retailing - France - February 2013

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Table of contents

  1. Executive Summary

      • What we think
      • Report Scope and Technical Notes

        • Coverage
          • Definitions
            • Retail sector sales
              • Consumer spending
                • Abbreviations
                  • Technical notes
                    • Financial definitions
                      • Currencies
                        • Country codes
                          • Figure 1: Country codes
                        • VAT
                            • Figure 2: Europe: Standard VAT rates, 2010-13
                        • Spending, Unit Sales and Inflation

                          • Key points
                            • Consumer spending and unit sales
                              • Figure 3: France: Consumer spending, incl. VAT, 2008-12
                              • Figure 4: France: Unit volume sales by electrical goods category, 2011-13
                              • Figure 5: Market definitions for unit volume sales data
                            • Inflation
                              • Figure 6: France: Harmonised indices of consumer prices: annual % change, Jan 2011-Dec 2012
                          • Channels of Distribution

                              • Figure 7: France: Estimated distribution of spending on electrical/electronic goods, 2012
                          • Sector Size and Forecast

                            • Key points
                              • Specialists’ sales and forecasts
                                  • Figure 8: France: Retail sales, excl. VAT, 2008-12
                                  • Figure 9: France: Retail sales forecasts (excl. VAT), 2013-18
                                  • Figure 10: France: Electrical goods specialists’ sales represented as percentage of consumer spending on electrical goods, 2008-12
                              • Enterprise and Employee Numbers

                                  • Figure 11: France: Retail enterprise numbers, 2009-10
                                  • Figure 12: France: Retail employee numbers, full-time equivalent units, 2009-10
                              • The Retailers: Financials and Outlets

                                • Key points
                                  • Leading retailers
                                      • Figure 13: France: Leading electrical goods specialists’ revenues, 2010-12
                                      • Figure 14: France: Leading electrical goods specialists’ outlet numbers, 2010-12
                                      • Figure 15: France: Leading electrical goods specialists’ annual sales per outlet, 2010-12
                                  • The Retailers: Market Shares

                                      • Figure 16: France: Leading electrical goods specialists’ market shares, 2010-12
                                  • Online

                                    • Key points
                                      • The consumer: shopping online
                                        • Figure 17: France: Percentage of individuals who have purchased online in the last 12 months, 2008-12
                                        • Figure 18: France: Percentage of all individuals having purchased electricals online in the past 12 months, selected categories, 2011
                                      • Online retailers
                                        • Figure 19: France: Most popular retailers used for online purchases of electrical goods in the past 12 months, January 2013
                                    • The Consumer: Where They Shop

                                      • Key points
                                        • Where they shop
                                            • Figure 20: France: The consumer: Where they shop, whether online or in-store, in the last 12 months, January 2013
                                            • Figure 21: France: The consumer: Where they shop, online versus in-store, January 2013
                                            • Figure 22: France: The consumer: Where they shop, average age/socio-economic group, January 2013
                                        • Boulanger (group)

                                            • What we think
                                              • Pushing through growth to improve economies of scale
                                                • Differentiating through a focus on services
                                                  • Company background
                                                    • Company performance
                                                      • Figure 23: Boulanger (group): Group financial performance, 2008-12 (e)
                                                      • Figure 24: HTM Group/Boulanger: Outlet data, 2008-12
                                                    • Retail offering
                                                    • Conrad

                                                        • What we think
                                                          • Strengthen the multi-channel offer
                                                            • Facing intensifying competition from pureplay specialists
                                                              • Company background
                                                                • Company performance
                                                                  • Figure 25: Conrad: Estimated group sales performance, 2008-12
                                                                  • Figure 26: Conrad: Outlet data, 2008-2012
                                                                • Retail offering
                                                                • Darty plc

                                                                    • What we think
                                                                      • Slimming down – and more to come?
                                                                        • France is the focus
                                                                          • Company background
                                                                            • Company performance
                                                                              • Figure 27: Darty plc: Estimated contribution to segment revenues by country, 2011/12
                                                                              • Figure 28: Darty plc: Group financial performance, 2007/8-2012/13
                                                                              • Figure 29: Darty plc: Outlet data, 2008-13
                                                                            • Retail offering
                                                                            • E-Square

                                                                                • What we think
                                                                                  • Company background
                                                                                      • Figure 30: E-Square: Members and websites by country of operation, 2013
                                                                                    • Online
                                                                                      • Figure 31: E-Square: Affiliated online stores, 2013
                                                                                    • History
                                                                                      • Company performance
                                                                                        • Figure 32: E-Square: Estimated retail sales and approximate store numbers by country, 2011
                                                                                      • EP
                                                                                        • Figure 33: ElectronicPartner: Group financial performance, 2007-11
                                                                                        • Figure 34: ElectronicPartner: Membership data, 2007-11
                                                                                        • Figure 35: ElectronicPartner: Estimates of Affiliated branded stores and membership, by country, 2011
                                                                                      • Spain
                                                                                        • France
                                                                                          • Italy
                                                                                            • Germany
                                                                                              • Ukraine
                                                                                                • UK
                                                                                                  • Portugal
                                                                                                    • Greece
                                                                                                      • Finland
                                                                                                        • Sweden
                                                                                                          • Denmark
                                                                                                            • Retail offering
                                                                                                              • EP
                                                                                                                • MEDIMAX
                                                                                                                • Euronics International

                                                                                                                    • What we think
                                                                                                                      • Company background
                                                                                                                        • Figure 36: Euronics: Members, countries and trading names, 2013
                                                                                                                      • Online
                                                                                                                        • Company performance
                                                                                                                          • Figure 37: Euronics: International sales, 2001-12
                                                                                                                          • Figure 38: Euronics: Estimated sales ex-warehouse, inc VAT, by country, 2008-12
                                                                                                                          • Figure 39: Euronics: Outlet data, 2008-12
                                                                                                                        • Retail offering
                                                                                                                        • Expert International (Europe)

                                                                                                                            • What we think
                                                                                                                              • Company background
                                                                                                                                • Online
                                                                                                                                  • Figure 40: Expert International, online shopping availability, 2013
                                                                                                                                • Company performance
                                                                                                                                  • Figure 41: Expert: Estimated group retail sales performance, 2009-12
                                                                                                                                  • Figure 42: Expert: Outlet data, 2009-12
                                                                                                                                • Expert Germany
                                                                                                                                  • Expert Italy
                                                                                                                                    • Expert Spain
                                                                                                                                      • Expert France
                                                                                                                                        • Expert Norway (Expert AS)
                                                                                                                                          • Expert Greece
                                                                                                                                            • Retail offering
                                                                                                                                            • Fnac

                                                                                                                                                • What we think
                                                                                                                                                  • Worsening conditions for Fnac in Europe
                                                                                                                                                    • Technological change
                                                                                                                                                      • Creating destination stores to maintain footfall
                                                                                                                                                        • Demerger
                                                                                                                                                          • Company background
                                                                                                                                                            • Company performance
                                                                                                                                                              • Figure 43: Fnac: Group financial performance, 2008-12
                                                                                                                                                              • Figure 44: Fnac: Sales, by product category, 2011
                                                                                                                                                              • Figure 45: Fnac: Outlet data, 2008-12*
                                                                                                                                                            • Retail offering
                                                                                                                                                            • Media-Saturn

                                                                                                                                                                • What we think
                                                                                                                                                                  • Management
                                                                                                                                                                    • Online
                                                                                                                                                                      • Development
                                                                                                                                                                        • Where next?
                                                                                                                                                                          • Company background
                                                                                                                                                                            • Ownership
                                                                                                                                                                              • Store manager stakes
                                                                                                                                                                                • Company performance
                                                                                                                                                                                    • Figure 46: Media Saturn: Group financial performance, 2007-12
                                                                                                                                                                                    • Figure 47: Media Saturn: Outlet data, 2007-12
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Retail offering
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Appendix – Broader Market Environment

                                                                                                                                                                                    • Population
                                                                                                                                                                                      • Figure 48: Europe: Population, by age group, 2005
                                                                                                                                                                                      • Figure 49: Europe: Population, by age group, 2010
                                                                                                                                                                                      • Figure 50: Europe: Population, by age group, 2015
                                                                                                                                                                                      • Figure 51: Europe: Population, by age group, 2020
                                                                                                                                                                                    • GDP
                                                                                                                                                                                      • Figure 52: Europe: GDP (current prices), 2011
                                                                                                                                                                                      • Figure 53: Europe: GDP growth rates (current prices), 2001-11
                                                                                                                                                                                      • Figure 54: Europe: GDP growth rates (constant prices), 2001-11
                                                                                                                                                                                      • Figure 55: Europe: Year-on-year GDP growth rates (constant prices), Q1 2012-Q3 2012
                                                                                                                                                                                    • Consumer spending
                                                                                                                                                                                      • Figure 56: Europe: Households’ consumer spending (current prices), 2011
                                                                                                                                                                                      • Figure 57: Europe: Households’ consumer spending growth rates (current prices), 2001-11
                                                                                                                                                                                    • Consumer prices
                                                                                                                                                                                      • Figure 58: Europe: Harmonised index of consumer prices, 2002-12
                                                                                                                                                                                    • Unemployment
                                                                                                                                                                                      • Figure 59: Europe: Average rate of unemployment, 2001-11
                                                                                                                                                                                      • Figure 60: Europe: Average rate of unemployment, Q1 2012-Q3 2012
                                                                                                                                                                                    • Interest rates
                                                                                                                                                                                      • Figure 61: Europe: Interest rates, 2005-Q4 2012
                                                                                                                                                                                    • Consumer confidence
                                                                                                                                                                                      • Figure 62: Europe: Consumer confidence, Jan-Dec 2012

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                                                                                                                                                                                  Electrical Goods Retailing - France - February 2013

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