Retail and Wholesale in Japan

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Oct 2019

Economic uncertainty benefits grocery retailers as Japanese prioritise but do not restrict their spending for daily essentials

In 2018, the retail and wholesale industry experiences sluggish expansion of 0.7%, determined by households’ cautious discretionary expenditure

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Retail and Wholesale in Japan

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Prospects

Despite sluggish household expenditure, distribution sector maintains growth trajectory
Cautious consumption trends benefit food retailers
Increasing tourism flows will boost demand for luxury brands and convenience stores
Internet distribution channels are set to see continuous growth trends

Competitive Landscape

New partnerships likely to innovate pharmaceutical wholesale channels

Industry Overview

Chart 1 Turnover 2003-2023, LCU million
Chart 2 Value Added 2013-2018, LCU million
Chart 3 Profit and Profit Margin 2013-2018
Chart 4 Turnover and Growth by Category 2018, LCU million
Chart 5 Wholesale Turnover 2003-2023, LCU million
Chart 6 Retail Turnover 2003-2023, LCU million
Chart 7 Sale, Maintenance And Repair Of Motor Vehicles, Retail Sale Of Automotive Fuel Turnover 2003-2023, LCU million
Chart 8 Absolute Growth by Category, LCU million

Cost Structure

Chart 9 Cost Structure 2018, LCU million
Chart 10 B2B Costs and Growth 2018, LCU million

Trade

Chart 11 Imports, Exports and Trade Balance 2013-2018, LCU million
Chart 12 Exports 2013-2018, LCU million
Chart 13 Exports Share by Category 2013-2018, % of Total Exports
Chart 14 Imports 2013-2018, LCU million
Chart 15 Imports Share by Category 2013-2018, % of Total Imports

Market Structure

Chart 16 Market Structure by Category 2013-2018, LCU million
Chart 17 Market Share by Category 2013-2018, % of Total Market

Buyers

Chart 18 Market Structure by Buyer 2018, LCU million
Chart 19 B2B Buyers and Growth 2018, LCU million

Firmographics

Chart 20 Employment Statistics and Productivity 2013-2018
Chart 21 Number of Companies by Company's Size 2013-2018
Chart 22 Firmographics Distribution by Turnover 2013-2018, % of total Turnover
Chart 23 Industry Concentration 2013-2018, % Share of Turnover
Chart 24 Top Companies' Shares 2018, % of Turnover
Chart 25 Top 5 Companies' Share Dynamics 2013-2018, % of Turnover
Chart 26 Turnover Performance by Company 2013-2018

Digital Business

Chart 27 Share of E-Commerce Activities 2018-2023, %
Chart 28 Number of Companies Receiving Orders Online 2013-2018
Chart 29 Number of Companies Placing Orders Online 2013-2018
Chart 30 Revenue from E-Commerce, 2013-2018, LCU million

Industry Context

Chart 31 Attractiveness Index in Selected Industries 2018
Chart 32 Industry vs GDP Performance 2003-2023, % y-o-y Growth
Chart 33 Retail and wholesale vs Other Industries 2003-2023, LCU million
Chart 34 Industry Turnover by Region 2018, USD million
Chart 35 Retail and Wholesale in Asia Pacific 2003-2023, USD million