Variety Stores

Market research on variety store retailing.  Reports featuring standardised and cross-comparable data and analysis, including total market sizes, market and brand share data, with distribution and industry trends.

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Strategy Briefing

Grocery Retailing in Latin America

Jun 2018

Most of the major economies in Latin America have faced significant economic and political challenges that have affected consumer spending across product categories, including purchases at grocery retailers. Economic crises in Brazil, Argentina and ...

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Variety Stores in New Zealand

Apr 2018

Fixed price stores are under threat in New Zealand, due to the intense competition from internet retailers, rising rents and GST. Most of these stores are owned by independent franchisees, therefore there is a lack of a clear strategy to combat the ...

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Variety Stores in South Africa

Apr 2018

Due to the ongoing unfavourable economic conditions in South Africa, many cash-strapped consumers increasingly sought to purchase affordable products in the review period. This trend led to the rising penetration of variety stores, which primarily ...

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Variety Stores in Vietnam

Apr 2018

As department stores in Vietnam, variety stores is dominated by international brands from Japan, Korea and China. Due to the strong influence of foreign cultures on the younger generation, variety stores will continuously adapt their strategies to ...

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Variety Stores in Thailand

Mar 2018

Variety stores saw slightly stronger current value growth during 2017 than in 2016, whilst stable growth is expected at constant 2017 prices over the forecast period. Consumers continued to prefer variety stores for purchases of lifestyle products ...

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Variety Stores in the US

Mar 2018

Urbanisation in the US has left many small towns in predominantly rural areas suffering a shrinking population base. Below a certain threshold, these towns are unable to support supermarkets or other larger format grocery retailers. With their ...

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Variety Stores in the United Kingdom

Mar 2018

In a particularly sluggish period for the UK retail market as a whole, variety stores experienced a relatively poor financial performance. The category is also facing cost pressures from increasing wage, pension and business rates. During 2016, ...

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Variety Stores in Ireland

Mar 2018

Since the exchange value of sterling started to slide in the wake of the UK’s Brexit referendum in June 2016, Irish shoppers have taken advantage of the weakness of Sterling against the euro to purchase a wide range of products online through ...

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Variety Stores in Turkey

Mar 2018

Due to macroeconomic deterioration, which put further downward pressure on consumer confidence and raised consumer price sensitivity, variety stores remained an important channel. With their budget-to-mid-priced product ranges they continued to ...

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Variety Stores in Morocco

Feb 2018

The value sales of variety stores in Morocco remained stable in 2017, but did not increase further. This was due to the changing habits of consumers who have become increasingly demanding and prefer to purchase quality products from well-known ...

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Variety Stores in Peru

Feb 2018

There was no presence of variety stores in Peru at the end of the review period, nor is there any data to suggest its entry over the forecast period....

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Variety Stores in Switzerland

Feb 2018

Many Swiss consumers enjoy shopping at low-priced variety stores to save money and search for bargains. These stores usually retail a large assortment of inexpensive household goods, including food and drink as well as home care, personal care and ...

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Variety Stores in Denmark

Feb 2018

With the leading variety stores primarily dependent on non-essential items, such as kitchenware, stationery and novelty products, a positive economic outlook is expected to support demand in the channel during the forecast period. However, improving ...

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Variety Stores in Norway

Feb 2018

The slowdown in variety store growth can be mainly attributed to a return of relative optimism in the Norwegian economy, which was widely noted in the second half of 2017, in particular. After the plunge in oil prices, there were 2-3 years of ...

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Variety Stores in Japan

Feb 2018

Variety stores continued to register one of the best performances in mixed retailers in 2017. Major players such as Don Quijote, MUJI and 100 yen shops therefore saw strong growth. Due to increasing price-sensitivity (despite stable economic growth),...

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Variety Stores in the United Arab Emirates

Feb 2018

Whilst consumers in the United Arab Emirates are traditionally highly brand conscious, changing purchase patterns and availability of smart products at variety stores benefitted the channel, boosting its share amongst mixed retailers during 2017. ...

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Variety Stores in Taiwan

Jan 2018

Variety stores continued to see robust growth in current value terms in Taiwan in 2017. This was supported by the nation’s economic situation, which suppressed income growth and in turn kept consumer confidence low. There was continued outlet ...

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Variety Stores in the Philippines

Jan 2018

Variety stores in the Philippines are most commonly categorised under lifestyle and leisure concept stores. This format aims to revolutionise the shopping experience. It is not about simply looking for a product and purchasing it any longer. Stores ...

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Variety Stores in Chile

Jan 2018

Variety stores does not have a presence in Chile and is not predicted to enter the country over the forecast period....

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Variety Stores in Ukraine

Jan 2018

In 2017, the channel demonstrated moderate growth, generally due to inflation, not necessarily higher customer activity. With most variety stores being small independent retailers selling household goods, small appliances, kitchen utensils and ...

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