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Direct Selling in the Netherlands

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Executive Summary

TRENDS

  • Direct selling showed a lacklustre performance in 2012. Whilst positive value growth was maintained, the performance slowed down from 2011. Increasingly, direct selling is considered to be old-fashioned, compared to the growing popularity of online shopping. Dutch retailers gravitate towards internet retailing, thanks to the relatively low cost level of promotion and distribution. Meanwhile the mainstream consumers find it more convenient and less time consuming to order their products through the internet with easy and safe online payment applications.

COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

  • Herbalife was the still the top direct selling company in the Netherlands up to 2012, primarily selling consumer health products. Herbalife is sponsoring lifestyle programmes on television, which has contributed to consumer awareness of the product range of Herbalife. This awareness level supports the proactive health coaches that contact customers in their region.

PROSPECTS

  • Direct selling will have to deal with a strong competition from the growing online shopping trend and the usage of a growing number of retailers of the internet as a sales channel for their products. A growing number of consumers are getting accustomed to use the internet as a channel to buy health products and food supplements and get online information and evaluation results about these products by other customers. As such, a decline in constant value sales for this channel is highly likely through 2017.

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Overview

Discover the latest market trends and uncover sources of future market growth for the Direct Selling industry in Netherlands with research from Euromonitor's team of in-country analysts.

Find hidden opportunities in the most current research data available, understand competitive threats with our detailed market analysis, and plan your corporate strategy with our expert qualitative analysis and growth projections.

If you're in the Direct Selling industry in Netherlands, our research will save you time and money while empowering you to make informed, profitable decisions.

The Direct Selling in Netherlands market research report includes:

  • Analysis of key supply-side and demand trends
  • Detailed market shares for international and locally-based retailers
  • Historic values, company and brand market shares
  • Five year forecasts of market trends and market growth  
  • Robust and transparent market research methodology, conducted in-country

Our market research reports answer questions such as:

  • Who are the leading retailers in Netherlands?
  • How important is direct selling in Netherlands?
  • How is the direct selling channel being affected by the growth of internet retailing?
  • What strategies are direct sellers employing to compete in a multi-channel environment?

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  • Gain competitive intelligence about market leaders
  • Track key industry trends, opportunities and threats
  • Inform your marketing, brand, strategy and market development, sales and supply functions

This industry report originates from Passport, our Retailing market research database.

Table of Contents

Direct Selling in the Netherlands - Category Analysis

HEADLINES

TRENDS

COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

PROSPECTS

CHANNEL INDICATORS

  • Table 1 Direct Selling Agents 2011

CHANNEL DATA

  • Table 2 Direct Selling by Channel: Value 2007-2012
  • Table 3 Direct Selling by Channel: % Value Growth 2007-2012
  • Table 4 Direct Selling Company Shares: % Value 2008-2012
  • Table 5 Direct Selling Brand Shares: % Value 2009-2012
  • Table 6 Direct Selling Forecasts by Channel: Value 2012-2017
  • Table 7 Direct Selling Forecasts by Channel: % Value Growth 2012-2017

Retailing in the Netherlands - Industry Context

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Retailing industry struggles with lack of consumer confidence

Internet retailing puts store-based retailing under pressure

Grocery outperforms non-grocery

Grocery retailer Albert Heijn leads the way

No recovery expected for forecast period

KEY TRENDS AND DEVELOPMENTS

Extremely low consumer confidence hurts retailing

Internet retailing still growing strong

VAT increase from 19 to 21%

Private label benefits from tighter consumer budgets

Technology is changing the face of retailing

MARKET INDICATORS

  • Table 8 Employment in Retailing 2007-2012

MARKET DATA

  • Table 9 Sales in Retailing by Channel: Value 2007-2012
  • Table 10 Sales in Retailing by Channel: % Value Growth 2007-2012
  • Table 11 Sales in Store-Based Retailing by Channel: Value 2007-2012
  • Table 12 Store-Based Retailing Outlets by Channel: Units 2007-2012
  • Table 13 Sales in Store-Based Retailing by Channel: % Value Growth 2007-2012
  • Table 14 Store-Based Retailing Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2007-2012
  • Table 15 Sales in Non-store Retailing by Channel: Value 2007-2012
  • Table 16 Sales in Non-store Retailing by Channel: % Value Growth 2007-2012
  • Table 17 Sales in Retailing by Grocery vs Non-Grocery: 2007-2012
  • Table 18 Sales in Non-Grocery Retailers by Channel: Value 2007-2012
  • Table 19 Non-Grocery Retailers Outlets by Channel: Units 2007-2012
  • Table 20 Sales in Non-Grocery Retailers by Channel: % Value Growth 2007-2012
  • Table 21 Non-Grocery Retailers Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2007-2012
  • Table 22 Retailing Company Shares: % Value 2008-2012
  • Table 23 Retailing Brand Shares: % Value 2009-2012
  • Table 24 Store-Based Retailing Company Shares: % Value 2008-2012
  • Table 25 Store-Based Retailing Brand Shares: % Value 2009-2012
  • Table 26 Store-Based Retailing Brand Shares: Outlets 2009-2012
  • Table 27 Non-store Retailing Company Shares: % Value 2008-2012
  • Table 28 Non-store Retailing Brand Shares: % Value 2009-2012
  • Table 29 Non-Grocery Retailers Company Shares: % Value 2008-2012
  • Table 30 Non-Grocery Retailers Brand Shares: % Value 2009-2012
  • Table 31 Non-Grocery Retailers Brand Shares: Outlets 2009-2012
  • Table 32 Forecast Sales in Retailing by Channel: Value 2012-2017
  • Table 33 Forecast Sales in Retailing by Channel: % Value Growth 2012-2017
  • Table 34 Forecast Sales in Store-Based Retailing by Channel: Value 2012-2017
  • Table 35 Forecast Store-Based Retailing Outlets by Channel: Units 2012-2017
  • Table 36 Forecast Sales in Store-Based Retailing by Channel: % Value Growth 2012-2017
  • Table 37 Forecast Store-Based Retailing Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2012-2017
  • Table 38 Forecast Sales in Non-store Retailing by Channel: Value 2012-2017
  • Table 39 Forecast Sales in Non-store Retailing by Channel: % Value Growth 2012-2017
  • Table 40 Forecast Sales in Non-Grocery Retailers by Channel: Value 2012-2017
  • Table 41 Forecast Non-Grocery Retailers Outlets by Channel: Units 2012-2017
  • Table 42 Forecast Sales in Non-Grocery Retailers by Channel: % Value Growth 2012-2017
  • Table 43 Forecast Non-Grocery Retailers Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2012-2017

APPENDIX

Operating environment

Cash and carry

DEFINITIONS

SOURCES

  • Summary 1 Research Sources

Segmentation

This market research report includes the following:

  • Direct Selling
    • Beauty and Personal Care Direct Selling
    • Apparel Direct Selling
    • Consumer Electronics and Video Games Hardware Direct Selling
    • Consumer Healthcare Direct Selling
    • Consumer Appliances Direct Selling
    • Home Care Direct Selling
    • Home Improvement and Gardening Direct Selling
    • Furniture and Homewares Direct Selling
    • Media Products Direct Selling
    • Food and Drink Direct Selling
    • Toys and Games Direct Selling
    • Other Direct Selling

Statistics Included

For each category and subcategory you will receive the following data in Excel format:

From Passport

  • Market sizes
  • Company shares
  • Brand shares

Market size details:

  • Retail value retail selling price excl sales tax % growth
  • Retail value retail selling price excl sales tax local currency, USD, EUR, GBP, CHF, JPY
  • Retail value retail selling price excl sales tax per capita local currency, USD, EUR, GBP, CHF, JPY
  • Retail value retail selling price incl sales tax % growth
  • Retail value retail selling price incl sales tax local currency, USD, EUR, GBP, CHF, JPY
  • Retail value retail selling price incl sales tax per capita local currency, USD, EUR, GBP, CHF, JPY

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