US Warehouse Clubs market report
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Providing the most comprehensive and up-to-date information and analysis of the Warehouse Clubs 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:
- Warehouse clubs and offers sales trends
- Profiles of major players in the US market
- A detailed exploration of consumers’ attitudes
- Usage and shopping behaviors in this channel
The report builds on the analysis presented in Mintel’s Warehouse Clubs – US, June 2014.
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.
Warehouse clubs have been successful of convincing a large amount of people to pay an annual fee to shop at their stores. Sales continue to increase YOY (year-over-year) and the forecast ahead looks bright. These consumer advocates find that, based on their shopping habits and needs, the value they receive in benefits outweighs the fee, which works well for them. However, the warehouse club model is not for everyone. Membership requirements, fees and bulk-sized products remain the main barriers for nonshoppers. There remains a large “middle ground” however: consumers who are not current members but have a higher than average likelihood to be converted. Nearly half of nonshoppers are open to shopping the channel in the future but many think they can get everything they need elsewhere. Warehouse clubs should focus on trial tactics to drive acquisition, easing consumers in via free trial periods or shorter commitment windows.
Associate Director - Retail & Apparel
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