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Description

Description

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.

The coverage provided by each report is as accurate, relevant and up-to-date as possible, combining in-house sector expertise with retailer performance data, taken directly from industry and trade sources.

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

  • background economic and demographic data
  • market sizes
  • regional retailing trends and issues
  • market drivers
  • consumer expenditure
  • consumer trends
  • leading pan-European retailers
  • domestic retailers
  • market forecasts

What's included

What's included

Table of contents

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

                                                                  This market report provides in-depth analysis and insight supported by a range of data. At the same time, introductory and top-level content is provided to give you an overview of the issues covered.

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                                                                  • Brand/Company

                                                                    Mintel provides overviews of the top brands and manufacturers, and uses consumer research to explore attitudes and reactions to brands, as well as insight into what will resonate with consumers.

                                                                  • Data

                                                                    Market reports provide appendices of data to support the research and insight produced. Our tables of data are easily manipulated and downloadable to support your research needs and covers factors from consumer attitudes to market forecasts.

                                                                  Please Note: This is a sample report. All of the figures, graphs, and tables have been redacted.

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