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European Retail Space Forecasts to 2013 - July 2009

This survey of retail space in the five major Western European economies provides a model of retail space in the five major economies in Europe, flagging up local differences in the way retailing is structured and providing pointers for the way that retail space will develop.

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Table of contents

  1. Summary

      • Forecast
        • Forecast summary
          • Figure 1: Sales, outlets and space by country, 2008
          • Figure 2: Forecast sales, outlets and space by country, 2013
        • Overshopped/Undershopped
          • Figure 3: Shops – Key statistics, 2008
        • Food retailers
            • Figure 4: Non-specialists: Outlets per million people, 2008
            • Figure 5: Non-specialists: Space per thousand people, 2008
          • Food specialists
            • Figure 6: Food specialists: Outlets per million people, 2008
          • Health and beauty
            • Figure 7: Health and beauty retailers, Space per thousand people, 2008
          • Clothing specialists
            • Figure 8: Clothing specialists: Space per thousand people, 2008
            • Figure 9: Clothing specialists: Sales per m2, 2008
          • Household goods
            • Figure 10: Electricals retailers: Outlets per million people, 2008
            • Figure 11: Electricals retailers: Space per thousand people, 2008
            • Figure 12: DIY retailers: Space per thousand people, 2008
          • The recession
          • France

            • Summary
              • The recession
                • Forecasts
                  • Sales
                    • Figure 13: France: Sales, by sector, 2004-08
                    • Figure 14: France: Sales, by sector, 2009-13
                  • Outlets
                    • Figure 15: France: Outlets, by sector, 2004-08
                    • Figure 16: France: Outlets, by sector, 2009-13
                  • Space
                    • Figure 17: France: Retail space, by sector, 2004-08
                    • Figure 18: France: Retail space, by sector, 2009-13
                  • Sales per outlet
                    • Figure 19: France: Sales per outlet, by sector, 2004-08
                    • Figure 20: France: Sales per outlet, by sector, 2009-13
                  • Sales per m2
                    • Figure 21: France: Sales per m2, by sector, 2004-08
                    • Figure 22: France: Sales per m2, by sector, 2009-13
                  • The data
                    • Food retailers
                        • Figure 23: France: Leading food retailers, 2007
                        • Figure 24: France: Leading grocers in the sector context, 2003-07
                        • Figure 25: France: Food retailers, outlet data, 2004-08
                        • Figure 26: France: Food retailers, outlet data, 2009-13
                      • Mixed goods
                          • Figure 27: France: Mixed goods retailers, outlet data, 2004-08
                          • Figure 28: France: Mixed goods retailers, outlet data, 2009-13
                        • Health and beauty
                          • Figure 29: France: Leading health and beauty specialists, 2006
                          • Figure 30: France: Health and beauty retailers, outlet data, 2004-13
                        • Clothing and footwear retailers
                          • Clothing retailers
                              • Figure 31: France: Leading clothing and footwear retailers, 2003/04-2007/08
                            • Footwear retailers
                              • Clothing and footwear retailers
                                • Figure 32: France: Clothing and footwear retailers, outlet data, 2004-08
                                • Figure 33: France: Clothing and footwear retailers, outlet data, 2009-13
                              • Household goods retailers
                                • Furniture
                                  • Figure 34: France: Top 4 furniture retailers, 2003/04-2007/08
                                  • Figure 35: France: Furniture retailers, Outlet data, 2004-13
                                • Electricals
                                  • Figure 36: France: Top 5 electrical retailers, 2003/04-2007/08
                                  • Figure 37: France: Electrical retailers, outlet data, 2004-13
                                • DIY
                                  • Figure 38: France: DIY market leaders, 2003/4-2007/08
                                  • Figure 39: France: DIY retailers, outlet data, 2004-13
                                • Other specialists
                                  • Figure 40: France: Other specialist retailers, outlet data, 2004-08
                                  • Figure 41: France: Other specialist retailers, outlet data, 2009-13
                              • Germany

                                • Summary
                                  • The recession
                                    • Forecasts
                                      • Sales
                                        • Figure 42: Germany: Retail sales, by sector, 2004-08
                                        • Figure 43: Germany: Retail sales, by sector, 2009-13
                                      • Outlets
                                        • Figure 44: Germany: Retail outlets, by sector, 2004-08
                                        • Figure 45: Germany: Retail outlets, by sector, 2009-13
                                      • Space
                                        • Figure 46: Germany: Retail space, by sector, 2004-08
                                        • Figure 47: Germany: Retail space, by sector, 2009-13
                                      • Sales per outlet
                                        • Figure 48: Germany: Retail sales per outlet, by sector, 2004-08
                                        • Figure 49: Germany: Retail sales per outlet, by sector, 2009-13
                                      • Sales per m2
                                        • Figure 50: Germany: Retail sales per m2, by sector, 2004-08
                                        • Figure 51: Germany: Retail sales per m2, by sector, 2009-13
                                      • The data
                                        • Food retailers
                                          • Grocers
                                              • Figure 52: Germany: Leading grocers, 2007
                                              • Figure 53: Germany: Leading grocers vs smaller retailers, 2003-07
                                              • Figure 54: Germany: Grocers, outlet data, 2004-13
                                            • Food specialists
                                              • Figure 55: Germany: Food specialists, outlet data, 2004-13
                                            • Mixed goods retailers
                                                • Figure 56: Germany: Leading mixed goods retailers, 2007
                                                • Figure 57: Germany: Leading mixed goods retailers vs smaller retailers, 2003-07
                                                • Figure 58: Germany: Mixed goods retailers, outlet data, 2004-13
                                              • Health and beauty
                                                  • Figure 59: Germany: Leading health and beauty retailers, 2007
                                                  • Figure 60: Germany: Leading health and beauty vs smaller retailers, 2003-07
                                                  • Figure 61: Germany: Health and beauty, outlet data, 2004-13
                                                • Clothing and footwear
                                                  • Textiles
                                                    • Figure 62: Germany: Textiles retailers, outlet data, 2004-13
                                                  • Clothing
                                                      • Figure 63: Germany: Leading clothing retailers, 2007
                                                      • Figure 64: Germany: Leading Clothing vs smaller retailers, 2003-07
                                                      • Figure 65: Germany: Clothing retailers, outlet data, 2004-13
                                                    • Footwear
                                                        • Figure 66: Germany: Footwear retailers, outlet data, 2004-13
                                                      • Household goods
                                                        • Furniture retailers
                                                          • Figure 67: Germany: Leading furniture retailers, 2007
                                                          • Figure 68: Germany: Leading furniture retailers vs smaller retailers, 2003-07
                                                          • Figure 69: Germany: Furniture retailers, outlet data, 2004-13
                                                        • Electricals
                                                          • Figure 70: Germany: Leading electrical retailers, 2007
                                                          • Figure 71: Germany: Leading electrical retailers vs smaller retailers, 2003-07
                                                          • Figure 72: Germany: Electrical retailers, outlet data, 2004-13
                                                        • DIY
                                                            • Figure 73: Germany: Leading DIY retailers, 2007
                                                            • Figure 74: Germany: Leading DIY retailers vs smaller retailers, 2003-07
                                                            • Figure 75: Germany: DIY retailers, outlet data, 2004-13
                                                          • Booksellers, newsagents and stationers
                                                              • Figure 76: Germany: Booksellers, stationers and newsagents, outlet data, 2004-13
                                                            • Other specialists
                                                              • Figure 77: Germany: Other non-food specialists, outlet data, 2004-13
                                                            • Second hand
                                                              • Figure 78: Germany: Second hand goods retailers, outlet data, 2004-13
                                                          • Italy

                                                              • Summary
                                                                • The recession
                                                                  • Forecast
                                                                    • Sales
                                                                      • Figure 79: Italy: Retail sales, by sector, 2004-08
                                                                      • Figure 80: Italy: Retail sales, by sector, 2009-13
                                                                    • Outlets
                                                                      • Figure 81: Italy: Retail outlets, by sector, 2004-08
                                                                      • Figure 82: Italy: Retail outlets, by sector, 2009-13
                                                                    • Space
                                                                      • Figure 83: Italy: Retail sales area, by sector, 2004-08
                                                                      • Figure 84: Italy: Retail sales area, by sector, 2009-13
                                                                    • Sales per outlet
                                                                      • Figure 85: Italy: Retail sales per outlet, by sector, 2004-08
                                                                      • Figure 86: Italy: Retail sales per outlet, by sector, 2009-13
                                                                    • Sales per m2
                                                                      • Figure 87: Italy: Retail sales per m2, by sector, 2004-08
                                                                      • Figure 88: Italy: Retail sales per m2, by sector, 2009-13
                                                                    • The data
                                                                      • Figure 89: Retail businesses: Enterprise data, 2003-06
                                                                      • Figure 90: Italy: Estimated outlet numbers, 2003-06
                                                                    • Food retailers
                                                                      • Grocers
                                                                        • Figure 91: Italy: Leading grocers, 2007
                                                                        • Figure 92: Italy: Leading grocers vs smaller retailers, 2003-07
                                                                        • Figure 93: Italy: Grocers, outlet data, 2004-13
                                                                      • Food specialists
                                                                        • Figure 94: Italy: Food specialists, outlet data, 2004-13
                                                                      • Mixed goods
                                                                          • Figure 95: Italy: Mixed goods retailers, outlets and sales area, 2004-13
                                                                        • Health and beauty
                                                                            • Figure 96: Italy: Health and beauty retailers, outlet data, 2004-13
                                                                          • Clothing, textiles and footwear retailers
                                                                            • Textiles
                                                                              • Figure 97: Italy: Textiles retailers, outlet data, 2004-13
                                                                            • Clothing retailers
                                                                                • Figure 98: UK, Italy clothing retailers, sales and outlets, 2007
                                                                                • Figure 99: Italy: Clothing retailers, outlet data, 2004-13
                                                                              • Footwear and leather goods
                                                                                • Figure 100: Italy: Footwear retailers, outlet data, 2004-13
                                                                              • Household goods retailers
                                                                                • Furniture and lighting
                                                                                  • Figure 101: Italy: Leading furniture retailers, 2007
                                                                                  • Figure 102: Italy: Leading furniture retailers vs smaller retailers, 2003-07
                                                                                  • Figure 103: Italy: Furniture retailers, outlet data, 2004-13
                                                                                • Electricals
                                                                                    • Figure 104: Italy: Leading electricals retailers, 2007
                                                                                    • Figure 105: Italy: Leading electricals retailers vs smaller retailers, 2003-07
                                                                                    • Figure 106: Italy: Electricals retailers, outlet data, 2004-13
                                                                                  • DIY
                                                                                    • Figure 107: Italy: Leading DIY retailers, 2007
                                                                                    • Figure 108: Italy: Leading DIY Retailers vs smaller retailers, 2003-07
                                                                                    • Figure 109: Italy: DIY retailers, outlet data, 2004-13
                                                                                  • Books, newspapers and stationery
                                                                                    • Figure 110: Italy: Booksellers and newsagents, outlet data, 2004-13
                                                                                  • Other specialists
                                                                                      • Figure 111: Italy: Other specialist retailers, outlet data, 2004-13
                                                                                  • Spain

                                                                                    • Summary
                                                                                      • The recession
                                                                                        • Forecasts
                                                                                          • Sales
                                                                                            • Figure 112: Spain: Retail sales, by segment, 2004-08
                                                                                            • Figure 113: Spain: Retail sales, by segment, 2009-13
                                                                                          • Outlets
                                                                                            • Figure 114: Spain: Retail outlets, by segment, 2004-08
                                                                                            • Figure 115: Spain: Retail outlets, by segment, 2009-13
                                                                                          • Space
                                                                                            • Figure 116: Spain: Retail space, by segment, 2004-08
                                                                                            • Figure 117: Spain: Retail space, by segment, 2009-13
                                                                                          • Sales per outlet
                                                                                            • Figure 118: Spain: Retail sales per outlet, by segment, 2004-08
                                                                                            • Figure 119: Spain: Retail sales per outlet, by segment, 2009-13
                                                                                          • Sales per m2
                                                                                            • Figure 120: Spain: Retail sales per m2, by segment, 2004-08
                                                                                            • Figure 121: Spain: Retail sales per m2, by segment, 2009-13
                                                                                          • The data
                                                                                              • Figure 122: Spain: Published outlet data, 2003-07
                                                                                            • Non-specialists
                                                                                                • Figure 123: Spain: Leading non-specialist retailers, 2007
                                                                                                • Figure 124: Spain: Leading non-specialists vs smaller retailers, 2003-07
                                                                                                • Figure 125: Spain: Non-specialists, outlet data, 2004-13
                                                                                              • Food specialists
                                                                                                • Figure 126: Specialist food retailers: Outlet data, 2004-08
                                                                                                • Figure 127: Spain: Food Specialists, outlets and sales area, 2004-13
                                                                                              • Health and beauty
                                                                                                  • Figure 128: Spain: Health and beauty specialists, outlet data, 2004-13
                                                                                                • Clothing and footwear
                                                                                                  • Figure 129: Spain: Leading clothing retailers, 2007/08
                                                                                                  • Figure 130: Spain: Clothing and footwear retailers, outlet data, 2004-08
                                                                                                  • Figure 131: Clothing and footwear retailers, outlet data, 2004-13
                                                                                                • Household goods
                                                                                                  • Figure 132: Spain: Leading Household goods retailers 2007/08
                                                                                                  • Figure 133: Spain: Household goods retailers, outlet data, 2004-08
                                                                                                  • Figure 134: Household goods retailers, outlet data, 2004-13
                                                                                                • Booksellers, newsagents and stationers
                                                                                                  • Figure 135: Booksellers, newsagents and stationers, outlet data, 2004-13
                                                                                                • Other specialists
                                                                                                  • Figure 136: Other specialists, outlet data, 2004-13
                                                                                                • Second hand stores
                                                                                                  • Figure 137: Spain: Second hand goods retailers, outlet data, 2004-13
                                                                                                • Repair
                                                                                                  • Figure 138: Spain: Repair shops, outlet data, 2004-13
                                                                                              • UK

                                                                                                • Summary
                                                                                                  • The recession
                                                                                                    • Forecasts
                                                                                                      • Sales
                                                                                                        • Figure 139: UK: Retail sales (£), by sector, 2004-08
                                                                                                        • Figure 140: Retail sales (£), by sector, 2009-13
                                                                                                        • Figure 141: UK: Retail sales (€), by sector, 2004-08
                                                                                                        • Figure 142: Retail sales (€), by sector, 2009-13
                                                                                                      • Outlets
                                                                                                        • Figure 143: UK: Retail outlets, by sector, 2004-08
                                                                                                        • Figure 144: Retail outlets, by sector, 2009-13
                                                                                                      • Space
                                                                                                        • Figure 145: UK: Retail space, by sector, 2004-08
                                                                                                        • Figure 146: Retail space, by sector, 2009-13
                                                                                                      • Sales per outlet
                                                                                                        • Figure 147: UK: Retail sales (£) per outlet, by sector, 2004-08
                                                                                                        • Figure 148: Retail sales (£) per outlet, by sector, 2009-13
                                                                                                        • Figure 149: UK: Retail sales (€) per outlet, by sector, 2004-08
                                                                                                        • Figure 150: Retail sales (€) per outlet, by sector, 2009-13
                                                                                                      • Sales per m2
                                                                                                        • Figure 151: UK: Retail sales (£) per m2, by sector, 2004-08
                                                                                                        • Figure 152: Retail sales (£) per m2, by sector, 2009-13
                                                                                                        • Figure 153: UK: Retail sales (€) per m2, by sector, 2004-08
                                                                                                        • Figure 154: Retail sales (€) per m2 forecasts, by sector, 2009-13
                                                                                                      • The data
                                                                                                        • ONS data
                                                                                                          • Methodology
                                                                                                            • Categories
                                                                                                              • Technical notes
                                                                                                                • Food retailers
                                                                                                                  • Grocers
                                                                                                                    • Structure
                                                                                                                      • Figure 155: UK: Top 12 grocers, 2007/08
                                                                                                                      • Figure 156: UK: Leading grocers vs smaller retailers, 2003-07
                                                                                                                      • Figure 157: UK: Grocers, outlet data, 2004-13
                                                                                                                    • Food specialists
                                                                                                                      • Bakers
                                                                                                                        • Figure 158: UK: Top 5 bakers, 2007/08
                                                                                                                        • Figure 159: UK: Leading bakers vs smaller retailers, 2003-07
                                                                                                                      • Off-licences
                                                                                                                        • Figure 160: UK: Top 5 off-licences, 2007/08
                                                                                                                        • Figure 161: UK: Leading off-licences vs smaller retailers, 2003-07
                                                                                                                      • Food specialists summary
                                                                                                                        • Figure 162: Food specialists, outlet data, 2004-08
                                                                                                                        • Figure 163: Food specialists, outlet data, 2009-13
                                                                                                                      • Mixed goods retailers
                                                                                                                        • Figure 164: UK: Leading department stores, 2007
                                                                                                                        • Figure 165: UK: Leading other mixed goods retailers’ stores, 2007
                                                                                                                        • Figure 166: UK: Leading mixed goods retailers vs smaller retailers, 2002-07
                                                                                                                        • Figure 167: UK: Mixed goods retailers, outlet data, 2004-13
                                                                                                                      • Health and beauty
                                                                                                                          • Figure 168: UK: Leading health and beauty retailers, 2007
                                                                                                                          • Figure 169: UK: Leading chemists vs smaller retailers, 2003-07
                                                                                                                          • Figure 170: UK: Medical and orthopaedic goods retailers, 2003-07
                                                                                                                          • Figure 171: UK: Leading drugstores vs smaller retailers, 2003-07
                                                                                                                          • Figure 172: UK: Health andbBeauty retailers, outlet data, 2004-13
                                                                                                                        • Clothing and footwear retailers
                                                                                                                          • Textiles
                                                                                                                            • Figure 173: UK: Top 4 homewares retailers, 2007
                                                                                                                            • Figure 174: UK: Leading homewares vs smaller retailers, 2003-07
                                                                                                                            • Figure 175: UK: Textiles retailers, outlet data, 2004-13
                                                                                                                          • Clothing
                                                                                                                              • Figure 176: UK: Top 15 clothing retailers, 2007/08
                                                                                                                              • Figure 177: UK: Leading clothing retailers vs smaller retailers, 2002-07
                                                                                                                              • Figure 178: UK: Clothing retailers, outlets and sales area, 2004-13
                                                                                                                            • Footwear
                                                                                                                              • Figure 179: UK: Top 20 footwear retailers, 2007/08
                                                                                                                              • Figure 180: UK: Leading footwear retailers vs smaller retailers, 2002-07
                                                                                                                              • Figure 181: UK: Footwear retailers, outlet data, 2004-13
                                                                                                                            • Household goods
                                                                                                                              • Furniture
                                                                                                                                • Figure 182: UK: Leading furniture retailers, 2007
                                                                                                                                • Figure 183: UK: Leading furniture retailers vs smaller retailers, 2002-07
                                                                                                                                • Figure 184: UK: Furniture retailers, outlet data, 2004-13
                                                                                                                              • Electricals
                                                                                                                                • Figure 185: UK: Leading electricals retailers, 2007
                                                                                                                                • Figure 186: UK: Leading electrical retailers vs smaller retailers, 2002-07
                                                                                                                                • Figure 187: UK: Electrical retailers, outlet data, 2004-13
                                                                                                                              • DIY
                                                                                                                                • Sales areas
                                                                                                                                  • Figure 188: DIY – Leading retailers, external areas share of total selling space.
                                                                                                                                  • Figure 189: UK: Leading DIY retailers, 2007
                                                                                                                                  • Figure 190: UK: Leading DIY retailers vs smaller retailers, 2002-07
                                                                                                                                  • Figure 191: UK: DIY retailers, outlet data, 2004-13
                                                                                                                                • Booksellers and newsagents
                                                                                                                                  • Figure 192: UK: Leading booksellers and newsagents, 2007
                                                                                                                                  • Figure 193: UK: Leading booksellers and newsagents vs smaller retailers, 2002-07
                                                                                                                                  • Figure 194: UK: Booksellers and newsagents, outlet data, 2004-13
                                                                                                                                • Other specialists
                                                                                                                                  • Carpets
                                                                                                                                    • Figure 195: UK: Leading carpet retailers, 2007
                                                                                                                                  • Photographic and office retailers
                                                                                                                                      • Figure 196: UK: Leading photographic and office retailers, 2007
                                                                                                                                    • Garden centres
                                                                                                                                      • Figure 197: UK: Leading garden centres, 2007
                                                                                                                                    • Sports and toy retailers
                                                                                                                                      • Figure 198: UK: Leading toys and sports retailers, 2007
                                                                                                                                    • Jewellers
                                                                                                                                      • Figure 199: UK: Leading jewellers, 2007
                                                                                                                                    • Opticians
                                                                                                                                      • Figure 200: UK: Leading opticians, 2007
                                                                                                                                    • Mobile phones
                                                                                                                                      • Figure 201: UK: Leading mobile phone retailers, 2007
                                                                                                                                    • Other specialists – smaller sectors
                                                                                                                                      • Figure 202: UK: Leading miscellaneous retailers, 2007
                                                                                                                                    • Other specialists – summary and forecast
                                                                                                                                      • Figure 203: UK: Leading other specialists vs smaller retailers, 2002-07
                                                                                                                                      • Figure 204: UK: Other specialists, outlet data, 2004-13
                                                                                                                                    • Second hand
                                                                                                                                      • Figure 205: UK: Second hand goods retailers, outlet data, 2004-13
                                                                                                                                    • Repair
                                                                                                                                      • Figure 206: UK: Repair shops, outlet data, 2004-13

                                                                                                                                  Companies Covered

                                                                                                                                  • Alliance Boots
                                                                                                                                  • Experian
                                                                                                                                  • Home Retail Group
                                                                                                                                  • Marks & Spencer
                                                                                                                                  • Next Group
                                                                                                                                  • Office for National Statistics

                                                                                                                                  European Retail Space Forecasts to 2013 - July 2009

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