The UK Food and Grocery Market 2018-2023 Demand & Growth Opportunity Assessment, Future Prospects, Mergers, Acquisitions, Partnership, Drivers and Inhibitor

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Latest Report Available at Orbis Research UK Food and Grocery Market provides pin-point analysis for changing competitive dynamics and a forward looking perspective on different factors driving or restraining industry growth

"The UK Food and Grocery Market 2018-2023", report offers comprehensive insight and analysis of the food & grocery market (including forecasts up to 2023), the major players, the main trends, and consumer attitudes. It provides in-depth analysis of the following: the hot issues impacting the market, strategies for success, market sizes and forecasts, retailer profiles, retailer market shares, consumer data and future outlook. The report focuses on food, tobacco & e-cigarettes, alcoholic drinks, soft drinks, household products and hot drinks. Consumer data is based on our 2018 UK How Britain Shops survey, using a panel of 10,000 nationally representative consumers.

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The UK food & grocery market is forecast to reach £150.9bn in 2018, with forecast growth of 15.1% between 2018-2023. Mergers and acquisitions throughout 2017 and 2018 are consolidating the market, leading to challenges for suppliers - particularly with Brexit uncertainty mounting. Online continues to grow at pace, reaching 8.3% penetration in 2018.


- The health and wellness trend is damaging volume sales across key food & grocery sub-sectors, including meat & fish and sugar & sweet products
- The discounters control 13.2% of the market, and (coupled with the rise of online specialists) threaten to further erode market share of the Big Four in the future
- Uncertainty surrounding the future of global trade relations will see food & grocery inflation peak in 2018 at 3.3%, and will remain above 3% until mid-2020
- The 65+ demographic now accounts for 23.9% of all food & grocery spending (£36.1bn) - up 3.4ppts since 2016
- The main drivers of value for money, quality, price and range are crucial to consumers, with at least 75% of food & grocery shoppers rating each of these criteria seven or more out of ten for importance.
- The number of consumers who shop at least every few days has risen by 2.7ppts since last year to 46.2%, coupled by a 3.0ppts reduction in the percentage who only shop once a week.

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- Learn about the shopping differences across age groups to understand how your store portfolio needs to adapt to compensate
- Discover the reasons behind the success of the discounters, and what this will mean for other players in the market in order to better compete.

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Major Points from Table of Content:

Market drivers and inhibitors in food & grocery
Main issues in food & grocery :
Mergers, acquisitions and partnerships: Sainsbury’s and ASDA
Mergers, acquisitions and partnerships: Tesco
Price-focused retailers are experiencing the highest rates of growth
Online consolidation and the rise of the online specialists
Ocado’s technological prowess will result in prolific growth
Strategies for success
The sector at a glance
The sector in context
Overall sector size
Overall sector growth
Category growth in food & grocery
Category dynamics: food
Food at a glance: by storage
Category dynamics: tobacco & e-cigarettes
Category dynamics: alcoholic drinks
Category dynamics: soft drinks
Category dynamics: household products
Category dynamics: hot drinks
Spend per head per age group
Online dynamics
Channels of distribution - by retailer type
Market shares - overall
Market shares - online
Comparative metrics for leading retailers
Most visited retailers
Most purchased from retailers
Competitor dynamics
Who shops and where they are located
Which categories they buy
Channels used by consumers
Store formats used by consumers
Fulfilment methods used by consumers
How frequently consumers are shopping for food & grocery
What's important
Likelihood of recommending a retailer
Barriers to online shopping
Drivers of online shopping
What is included
Market sizing

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Organization: Orbis Research
Address: 4144N Central Expressway, Suite 600, Dallas, Texas – 75204, U.S.A.