US Grocery Retailing market report
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Providing the most comprehensive and up-to-date information and analysis of the Grocery Retailing market, and the behaviours, preferences and habits of the consumer.
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What are the key challenges facing the industry and how fast are its rates of growth? Who is the consumer and what do they want? Where are the opportunities, where are the risks and what lies ahead?
This Report focuses on all retail channels that provide grocery products including:
- Traditional supermarkets
- Warehouse clubs
- Natural markets
- Drug stores
- Dollar stores
- Convenience stores
- Internet retailers (eg, Peapod, FreshDirect)
- Farmers markets
Groceries are defined as products such as:
- Cleaning products
- Household goods (eg, cleaning products, toilet paper, garbage bags)
- Personal care products
This report builds on the analysis presented in Mintel’s Grocery Retailing – US, November 2016 and 2015.
Expert analysis from a specialist in the field
Written by Diana Smith, a leading analyst in the Retail sector, her extensive knowledge delivers in-depth commentary and analysis to highlight current trends and add expert context to the numbers.
Given the essential nature of groceries, the industry remains somewhat protected from outside influencers that can cause wide variances in sales. However, food deflation has put a damper on sales and squeezed profits the past two years, causing some price wars. Channel switching is frequent in the industry, as consumers shop around for the lowest prices and/or look to fulfill all their needs. Common areas of strategic focus include improvements to produce and other fresh products, an increased emphasis on private label brands, investments in e-commerce and how to evolve into a lifestyle brand rather than merely a place to conduct transactions.
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