Executive Summary

Mar 2019
PROSPECTS
Variety stores drives mixed retailers

Socioeconomic factors continue to influence the performance of mixed retailers in Cameroon. The growth of the national economy has positively impacted disposable incomes and encouraged consumer spending.

Enhancing the shopping experience is vital

The demand for convenience and the emergence of shopping as a leisure activity inform the development of a distinctive and appealing in-store atmosphere, with added-value features and amenities like children’s entertainment facilities. Many modern grocery retailers are already implementing this strategy, led by Spar, Santa Lucia and Carrefour Market.

Variety stores is set to prosper over the forecast period

Mixed retailers is expected to perform well over the forecast period. The channel is projected to see strong current value growth in line with the review period CAGR.

COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
Variety stores sell international brands

Arno, Afrilux and Orca remain the leaders in mixed retailers. These variety stores sell only international brands, partly due to the weak presence of domestic brands.

Specialisation informs strategic direction

Variety shops in Cameroon have focused and built their reputations on sales of household commodities for entertainment, decoration and child care purposes. This differentiation has helped variety stores to resist the competition from modern and traditional grocery retailers.

Mixed retailers offers robust growth potential over the forecast period

Over the forecast period, mixed retailers is predicted to continue to post strong current value sales growth. Growth is expected to be supported by further increases in the number of outlets and selling space in variety stores, even though no other type of mixed retailer is likely to emerge as a significant force in the forecast period.

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

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The Mixed Retailers in Cameroon market research report includes:

  • Analysis of key supply-side and demand trends
  • Detailed market shares for international and locally-based retailers
  • Historic number of stores, selling space and 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:

  • How big is the Mixed Retailers channel in Cameroon?
  • Who are the leading retailers in Cameroon?
  • How are mixed retailers competing against the growth of grocery retailers?
  • Are consumers switching towards value retailers or moving upmarket?

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Mixed Retailers in Cameroon - Category analysis

HEADLINES

PROSPECTS

Variety stores drives mixed retailers
Enhancing the shopping experience is vital
Variety stores is set to prosper over the forecast period

COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Variety stores sell international brands
Specialisation informs strategic direction
Mixed retailers offers robust growth potential over the forecast period

CHANNEL DATA

Table 1 Mixed Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2013-2018
Table 2 Mixed Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2013-2018
Table 3 Sales in Mixed Retailers by Channel: Value 2013-2018
Table 4 Sales in Mixed Retailers by Channel: % Value Growth 2013-2018
Table 5 Mixed Retailers Outlets by Channel: Units 2013-2018
Table 6 Mixed Retailers Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2013-2018
Table 7 Mixed Retailers GBO Company Shares: % Value 2014-2018
Table 8 Mixed Retailers GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2015-2018
Table 9 Mixed Retailers LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2015-2018
Table 10 Mixed Retailers LBN Brand Shares: Selling Space 2015-2018
Table 11 Mixed Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2018-2023
Table 12 Mixed Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2018-2023
Table 13 Forecast Sales in Mixed Retailers by Channel: Value 2018-2023
Table 14 Forecast Sales in Mixed Retailers by Channel: % Value Growth 2018-2023
Table 15 Forecast Mixed Retailers Outlets by Channel: Units 2018-2023
Table 16 Forecast Mixed Retailers Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2018-2023

Retailing in Cameroon - Industry Overview

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Retailing in Cameroon continues to expand
Changing distribution landscape is positive for retailing
Domestic brands increase their visibility
Open-air markets remains the key distribution channel
Strong growth expected over the forecast period

OPERATING ENVIRONMENT

Informal retailing
Opening hours
Summary 1 Standard Opening Hours by Channel Type
Physical retail landscape
Cash and carry
Seasonality
Christmas and New Year
Back to School
Payments and delivery
Emerging business models

MARKET DATA

Table 17 Sales in Retailing by Store-based vs Non-Store: Value 2013-2018
Table 18 Sales in Retailing by Store-based vs Non-Store: % Value Growth 2013-2018
Table 19 Sales in Store-Based Retailing by Channel: Value 2013-2018
Table 20 Sales in Store-Based Retailing by Channel: % Value Growth 2013-2018
Table 21 Store-Based Retailing Outlets by Channel: Units 2013-2018
Table 22 Store-Based Retailing Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2013-2018
Table 23 Sales in Non-Store Retailing by Channel: Value 2013-2018
Table 24 Sales in Non-Store Retailing by Channel: % Value Growth 2013-2018
Table 25 Non-Grocery Specialists: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2013-2018
Table 26 Non-Grocery Specialists: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2013-2018
Table 27 Sales in Non-Grocery Specialists by Channel: Value 2013-2018
Table 28 Sales in Non-Grocery Specialists by Channel: % Value Growth 2013-2018
Table 29 Non-Grocery Specialists Outlets by Channel: Units 2013-2018
Table 30 Non-Grocery Specialists Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2013-2018
Table 31 Retailing GBO Company Shares: % Value 2014-2018
Table 32 Retailing GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2015-2018
Table 33 Store-based Retailing GBO Company Shares: % Value 2014-2018
Table 34 Store-based Retailing GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2015-2018
Table 35 Store-based Retailing LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2015-2018
Table 36 Non-Store Retailing GBO Company Shares: % Value 2014-2018
Table 37 Non-Store Retailing GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2015-2018
Table 38 Non-Grocery Specialists GBO Company Shares: % Value 2014-2018
Table 39 Non-Grocery Specialists GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2015-2018
Table 40 Non-Grocery Specialists LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2015-2018
Table 41 Non-Grocery Specialists LBN Brand Shares: Selling Space 2015-2018
Table 42 Forecast Sales in Retailing by Store-based vs Non-Store: Value 2018-2023
Table 43 Forecast Sales in Retailing by Store-based vs Non-Store: % Value Growth 2018-2023
Table 44 Forecast Sales in Store-Based Retailing by Channel: Value 2018-2023
Table 45 Forecast Sales in Store-Based Retailing by Channel: % Value Growth 2018-2023
Table 46 Forecast Store-Based Retailing Outlets by Channel: Units 2018-2023
Table 47 Forecast Store-Based Retailing Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2018-2023
Table 48 Forecast Sales in Non-Store Retailing by Channel: Value 2018-2023
Table 49 Forecast Sales in Non-Store Retailing by Channel: % Value Growth 2018-2023
Table 50 Non-Grocery Specialists Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2018-2023
Table 51 Non-Grocery Specialists Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2018-2023
Table 52 Forecast Sales in Non-Grocery Specialists by Channel: Value 2018-2023
Table 53 Forecast Sales in Non-Grocery Specialists by Channel: % Value Growth 2018-2023
Table 54 Forecast Non-Grocery Specialists Outlets by Channel: Units 2018-2023
Table 55 Forecast Non-Grocery Specialists Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2018-2023

DEFINITIONS

SOURCES

Summary 2 Research Sources