Discounters

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Discounters in Bulgaria

Apr 2022

Dominated by Lidl Bulgaria EOOD & Co KD, discounter retail constant value sales (2021 prices) continued to expand at a robust pace during 2021. The limited disposable incomes of Bulgarian consumers was the main contributing factor to the growth of…

USD 1,195
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Discounters in Denmark

Mar 2022

Discounters continued to see solid growth in 2021, although growth was lower than that recorded in 2020. The main growth in 2021 came early in the year as a new wave of COVID-19 infections resulted in Danish consumers spending more time at home and…

USD 1,195
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Discounters in Malaysia

Mar 2022

The one of the most obvious and serious consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic for the Malaysian population has been the adverse and uncertain economic situation that has unfolded due to the interruption that the pandemic caused to the commercial…

USD 1,195
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Discounters in Belgium

Feb 2022

Discounters managed to grow very strongly in 2020 in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. Indeed, for certain consumer groups, value proved to be the most important factor when doing their grocery shopping. Following such strong growth in 2020 and…

USD 1,195
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Discounters in Egypt

Mar 2022

The rate of growth in retail current value sales of discounters continued at a very similar strong rate to the first year of the pandemic. Although this is robust double-digit growth, it is nevertheless significantly slowed when compared with the…

USD 1,195
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Discounters in Ireland

Mar 2022

Leading discounters such as Aldi and Lidl have continued to gain share of Irish grocery retailers, with the channel increasing its overall penetration between 2020 and 2021. The continued reduced incomes for many consumers and the desire for…

USD 1,195
Country Report

Discounters in France

Feb 2022

The onset of the pandemic in 2020 initially proved highly problematic for discounters. Despite the advantage of their low prices, during the first lockdown period and its immediate aftermath, consumers opted to frequent one-stop shopping formats.…

USD 1,195
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Discounters in Chile

Feb 2022

Discounters continued to record value sales growth in 2021, albeit at a slower rate compared to 2020, with local consumers seeking more convenient purchasing options, as the country experienced prolonged periods of financial uncertainty. During 2020…

USD 1,195
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Discounters in Brazil

Feb 2022

Brazilian consumers in general have remained highly price sensitive since the most recent economic recessive cycle in 2014. However, the discounters model has failed to appeal to the country’s vast middle-class, a consumer base that is crucial for…

USD 1,195
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Discounters in Turkey

Mar 2022

As a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic, with consumers spending more at home and needing to prepare and eat more at home, grocery retailing continued to see stronger than average growth in 2021. Restrictions on the operations of consumer…

USD 1,195
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Discounters in Finland

Mar 2022

In 2021, Lidl remains the only discounter in Finland. Factors that affect the retailer have a crucial impact on the overall channel. While during the review period discounters outperformed other types of grocery retailers in Finland, in 2021 Lidl did…

USD 1,195
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Discounters in Mexico

Mar 2022

Discounters are the largest modern grocery retail channel in Mexico in terms of retail value sales (although the remain very much in the shadow of traditional grocery retailers), and they managed to extend their lead over hypermarkets during both…

USD 1,195
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Discounters in Saudi Arabia

Mar 2022

Modelled on Aldi, Al Dukan remains the only discounter in Saudi Arabia, with 100 outlets. It closed a significant number of non-performing outlets during the review period prior to the pandemic but remains a significant presence. It offers a limited…

USD 1,195
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Discounters in China

Feb 2022

Discounters continued to see a double-digit current value decline in 2021, with sales having decreased notably since 2018, when Suning acquired Dia China Group and started closing stores, reducing overall outlet numbers. Discounters as a channel…

USD 1,195
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Discounters in Australia

Feb 2022

Discounters continued to record notable current value growth in 2021 as lockdowns boosted at- home consumption. While analysts originally expected sales and earnings to plateau once local consumers started to venture out to restaurants and cafés,…

USD 1,195
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Discounters in South Africa

Feb 2022

The economic constraints remained particularly challenging for lower-income groups affected by the rising unemployment rate. However, with Boxer Punch and U-Save also operating as collection points for social grants, the retailers benefited from…

USD 1,195
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Discounters in Slovakia

Apr 2022

Discounters posted strong growth in current value terms in 2021, due to continued lockdowns In the first half of 2021. Spending on packaged food and fresh produce remained high, as more people cooked at home. Discounters increasingly benefited from…

USD 1,195
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Discounters in Romania

Feb 2022

Discounters registered a positive performance in 2021 and this can be seen as the result of greater demand for proximity retailing formats due to the perceived risk of coming into contact with the COVID-19 virus whilst shopping in larger-stores,…

USD 1,195
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Discounters in Vietnam

Feb 2022

The discounters channel has a negligible presence in Vietnam, as the difference between manufacturing price and retailing price is already quite small in the market, leaving little room for discounters to make use of an aggressive pricing strategy.…

USD 1,195
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Discounters in Austria

Feb 2022

Discounters will see a notable drop in value sales in 2021, mostly due to the spike experienced in 2020 when grocery retailing benefitted from home seclusion and closed foodservice venues. However, pandemic-related fluctuations were relatively small…

USD 1,195
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