Executive Summary

Jan 2019
PROSPECTS
Eroding homeshopping sales

Homeshopping operators have not been able to fix their biggest problem, which is a lack of trust in the channel itself and the sales methods applied. Most homeshopping companies report declining overall sales, as general interest in their products diminishes and the competitive threat from other store-based retailers and internet retailing stays strong.

Distribution of catalogues remains an expensive exercise

Although catalogues, and also leaflets left in post boxes, are still popular, they are overexposed. Wastage is relatively high, and these methods are mostly used by store-based retailers to announce weekly sales, not to order products directly from these booklets.

Reasonably priced, reliable products and bricks-and-mortar stores to reduce scepticism

Homeshopping companies always suffered from the negative image of expensive products promoted in advertisements with overstated superiority claims. Furthermore, customers were often disappointed during usage as some products failed to meet the high expectations resulting from marketing materials.

COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
Telemarketing International continues to move towards other retailing channels

Telemarketing International, known for its WS Teleshop brand, morphed into a multichannel retailer and used Mediashop as a new umbrella brand name to promote itself. In addition to its retail outlets and website that have been running for several years, the company teamed up with other store-based retailers to place products in-store.

Shift in product portfolio has not been able to stop declining sales at Tarsago Magyarorszag

Tarsago Magyarorszag has managed the Reader’s Digest brand and its related portfolio since 2014, when Reader’s Digest Association licensed its Hungarian operations to Tarsago Media Group as part of its global restructuring. The long-term decline in sales of media products and the closing down of Reader’s Digest, the flagship monthly magazine, negatively impacted the size of the potential customer base, who were mostly reached through direct mail attached to the magazine.

Bakker Holland Hungary ceases operations

The bankruptcy of Bakker Hilegom BV impacted its Hungarian operation as well as in other countries, and Bakker Holland Hungary officially suspended delivering orders as of February 2018. There were also a number of consumer complaints about earlier orders, including lagging deliveries and bad-quality products, and these were the signs of a forthcoming closure.

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Homeshopping in Hungary - Category analysis

HEADLINES

PROSPECTS

Eroding homeshopping sales
Distribution of catalogues remains an expensive exercise
Reasonably priced, reliable products and bricks-and-mortar stores to reduce scepticism

COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Telemarketing International continues to move towards other retailing channels
Shift in product portfolio has not been able to stop declining sales at Tarsago Magyarorszag
Bakker Holland Hungary ceases operations

CHANNEL DATA

Table 1 Homeshopping by Category: Value 2013-2018
Table 2 Homeshopping by Category: % Value Growth 2013-2018
Table 3 Homeshopping GBO Company Shares: % Value 2014-2018
Table 4 Homeshopping GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2015-2018
Table 5 Homeshopping Forecasts by Category: Value 2018-2023
Table 6 Homeshopping Forecasts by Category: % Value Growth 2018-2023

Retailing in Hungary - Industry Overview

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Retailing still benefits from strong demand
Difficulties in recruiting and in terms of regulations further limit expansion
A new stream of store-based retailers moves towards internet retailing
Non-store retailers use retail outlet facilities as a channel for meeting customers
Mixed outlook for the forecast period; growing sales but shrinking outlet sizes

OPERATING ENVIRONMENT

Informal retailing
Opening hours
Summary 1 Standard Opening Hours by Channel Type
Physical retail landscape
Cash and carry
Table 7 Cash and Carry Sales: Value
Seasonality
Shopping Season Name – Black Friday
Christmas
Back-to-school
Payments and delivery
Emerging business models

MARKET DATA

Table 8 Sales in Retailing by Store-based vs Non-Store: Value 2013-2018
Table 9 Sales in Retailing by Store-based vs Non-Store: % Value Growth 2013-2018
Table 10 Sales in Store-based Retailing by Channel: Value 2013-2018
Table 11 Sales in Store-based Retailing by Channel: % Value Growth 2013-2018
Table 12 Store-based Retailing Outlets by Channel: Units 2013-2018
Table 13 Store-based Retailing Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2013-2018
Table 14 Sales in Non-Store Retailing by Channel: Value 2013-2018
Table 15 Sales in Non-Store Retailing by Channel: % Value Growth 2013-2018
Table 16 Grocery Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2013-2018
Table 17 Grocery Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2013-2018
Table 18 Sales in Grocery Retailers by Channel: Value 2013-2018
Table 19 Sales in Grocery Retailers by Channel: % Value Growth 2013-2018
Table 20 Grocery Retailers Outlets by Channel: Units 2013-2018
Table 21 Grocery Retailers Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2013-2018
Table 22 Non-Grocery Specialists: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2013-2018
Table 23 Non-Grocery Specialists: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2013-2018
Table 24 Sales in Non-Grocery Specialists by Channel: Value 2013-2018
Table 25 Sales in Non-Grocery Specialists by Channel: % Value Growth 2013-2018
Table 26 Non-Grocery Specialists Outlets by Channel: Units 2013-2018
Table 27 Non-Grocery Specialists Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2013-2018
Table 28 Mixed Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2013-2018
Table 29 Mixed Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2013-2018
Table 30 Sales in Mixed Retailers by Channel: Value 2013-2018
Table 31 Sales in Mixed Retailers by Channel: % Value Growth 2013-2018
Table 32 Mixed Retailers Outlets by Channel: Units 2013-2018
Table 33 Mixed Retailers Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2013-2018
Table 34 Retailing GBO Company Shares: % Value 2014-2018
Table 35 Retailing GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2015-2018
Table 36 Store-based Retailing GBO Company Shares: % Value 2014-2018
Table 37 Store-based Retailing GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2015-2018
Table 38 Store-based Retailing LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2015-2018
Table 39 Non-Store Retailing GBO Company Shares: % Value 2014-2018
Table 40 Non-Store Retailing GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2015-2018
Table 41 Grocery Retailers GBO Company Shares: % Value 2014-2018
Table 42 Grocery Retailers GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2015-2018
Table 43 Grocery Retailers LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2015-2018
Table 44 Grocery Retailers LBN Brand Shares: Selling Space 2015-2018
Table 45 Non-Grocery Specialists GBO Company Shares: % Value 2014-2018
Table 46 Non-Grocery Specialists GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2015-2018
Table 47 Non-Grocery Specialists LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2015-2018
Table 48 Non-Grocery Specialists LBN Brand Shares: Selling Space 2015-2018
Table 49 Mixed Retailers GBO Company Shares: % Value 2014-2018
Table 50 Mixed Retailers GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2015-2018
Table 51 Mixed Retailers LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2015-2018
Table 52 Mixed Retailers LBN Brand Shares: Selling Space 2015-2018
Table 53 Forecast Sales in Retailing by Store-based vs Non-Store: Value 2018-2023
Table 54 Forecast Sales in Retailing by Store-based vs Non-Store: % Value Growth 2018-2023
Table 55 Forecast Sales in Store-based Retailing by Channel: Value 2018-2023
Table 56 Forecast Sales in Store-based Retailing by Channel: % Value Growth 2018-2023
Table 57 Forecast Store-based Retailing Outlets by Channel: Units 2018-2023
Table 58 Forecast Store-Based Retailing Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2018-2023
Table 59 Forecast Sales in Non-Store Retailing by Channel: Value 2018-2023
Table 60 Forecast Sales in Non-Store Retailing by Channel: % Value Growth 2018-2023
Table 61 Grocery Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2018-2023
Table 62 Grocery Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2018-2023
Table 63 Forecast Sales in Grocery Retailers by Channel: Value 2018-2023
Table 64 Forecast Sales in Grocery Retailers by Channel: % Value Growth 2018-2023
Table 65 Forecast Grocery Retailers Outlets by Channel: Units 2018-2023
Table 66 Forecast Grocery Retailers Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2018-2023
Table 67 Non-Grocery Specialists Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2018-2023
Table 68 Non-Grocery Specialists Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2018-2023
Table 69 Forecast Sales in Non-Grocery Specialists by Channel: Value 2018-2023
Table 70 Forecast Sales in Non-Grocery Specialists by Channel: % Value Growth 2018-2023
Table 71 Forecast Non-Grocery Specialists Outlets by Channel: Units 2018-2023
Table 72 Forecast Non-Grocery Specialists Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2018-2023
Table 73 Mixed Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2018-2023
Table 74 Mixed Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2018-2023
Table 75 Forecast Sales in Mixed Retailers by Channel: Value 2018-2023
Table 76 Forecast Sales in Mixed Retailers by Channel: % Value Growth 2018-2023
Table 77 Forecast Mixed Retailers Outlets by Channel: Units 2018-2023
Table 78 Forecast Mixed Retailers Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2018-2023

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