Retailing in France

March 2021
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Overview:

Understand the latest market trends and future growth opportunities for the Retailing industry in France with research from Euromonitor International's team of in-country analysts – experts by industry and geographic specialisation.

Key trends are clearly and succinctly summarised alongside the most current research data available. Understand and assess competitive threats and plan corporate strategy with our qualitative analysis, insight and confident growth projections.

Data and analysis in this report provides further detailed coverage dedicated to the following key categories, where applicable:

  • Convenience Stores
  • Discounters
  • Hypermarkets
  • Supermarkets
  • Traditional Grocery Retailers
  • Apparel and Footwear Specialist Retailers
  • Electronics and Appliance Specialist Retailers
  • Health and Beauty Specialist Retailers
  • Home and Garden Specialist Retailers
  • Department Stores
  • Variety Stores
  • Warehouse Clubs
  • Direct Selling
  • Homeshopping
  • Vending

If you're in the Retailing industry in France, our research will help you to make informed, intelligent decisions; to recognise and profit from opportunity, or to offer resilience amidst market uncertainty.

The Retailing in France report includes:

  • Analysis of key supply-side and demand trends
  • Detailed segmentation of international and local products
  • Historic volume and value sizes, company and brand market shares
  • Five year forecasts of market trends and market growth
  • Robust and transparent research methodology, conducted in-country

This report answers:

  • What is the market size of Retailing in France?
  • Which are the leading retailers in Retailing in France?
  • How are products distributed in Retailing in France?
  • How is the rise of e-commerce and the expansion of modern grocery retail impacting traditional retail?
  • How significant are discounters and private label in France?
  • How has the impact of COVID-19 and national lockdown impacted consumer demand?
  • Which formats have benefited the most from stockpiling and enforced home seclusion?
  • How will the wider economic impact of COVID-19 shape the retail landscape in the future?
  • Where is future growth expected to be most dynamic?

Retailing in France

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

COVID-19 impact on retailing
COVID-19 country impact
“Locavores” become more relevant as sustainable consumerism takes off
Hypermarkets and shopping centres continue to fall out of favour with French people
What next for retailing?

OPERATING ENVIRONMENT

Informal retailing
Opening hours
Summary 1 Standard Opening Hours by Channel Type 2020
Physical retail landscape
Cash and carry
Table 1 Cash and Carry Sales: Value 2015-2020
Seasonality
Christmas (Noël) Back to School
Payments and delivery
Emerging business models

MARKET DATA

Table 2 Sales in Retailing by Store-based vs Non-Store: Value 2015-2020 Table 3 Sales in Retailing by Store-based vs Non-Store: % Value Growth 2015-2020 Table 4 Sales in Store-based Retailing by Channel: Value 2015-2020 Table 5 Sales in Store-based Retailing by Channel: % Value Growth 2015-2020 Table 6 Store-based Retailing Outlets by Channel: Units 2015-2020 Table 7 Store-based Retailing Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2015-2020 Table 8 Sales in Non-Store Retailing by Channel: Value 2015-2020 Table 9 Sales in Non-Store Retailing by Channel: % Value Growth 2015-2020 Table 10 Grocery Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2015-2020 Table 11 Grocery Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2015-2020 Table 12 Sales in Grocery Retailers by Channel: Value 2015-2020 Table 13 Sales in Grocery Retailers by Channel: % Value Growth 2015-2020 Table 14 Grocery Retailers Outlets by Channel: Units 2015-2020 Table 15 Grocery Retailers Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2015-2020 Table 16 Non-Grocery Specialists: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2015-2020 Table 17 Non-Grocery Specialists: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2015-2020 Table 18 Sales in Non-Grocery Specialists by Channel: Value 2015-2020 Table 19 Sales in Non-Grocery Specialists by Channel: % Value Growth 2015-2020 Table 20 Non-Grocery Specialists Outlets by Channel: Units 2015-2020 Table 21 Non-Grocery Specialists Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2015-2020 Table 22 Mixed Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2015-2020 Table 23 Mixed Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2015-2020 Table 24 Sales in Mixed Retailers by Channel: Value 2015-2020 Table 25 Sales in Mixed Retailers by Channel: % Value Growth 2015-2020 Table 26 Mixed Retailers Outlets by Channel: Units 2015-2020 Table 27 Mixed Retailers Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2015-2020 Table 28 Retailing GBO Company Shares: % Value 2016-2020 Table 29 Retailing GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2017-2020 Table 30 Store-based Retailing GBO Company Shares: % Value 2016-2020 Table 31 Store-based Retailing GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2017-2020 Table 32 Store-based Retailing LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2017-2020 Table 33 Non-Store Retailing GBO Company Shares: % Value 2016-2020 Table 34 Non-Store Retailing GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2017-2020 Table 35 Grocery Retailers GBO Company Shares: % Value 2016-2020 Table 36 Grocery Retailers GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2017-2020 Table 37 Grocery Retailers LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2017-2020 Table 38 Grocery Retailers LBN Brand Shares: Selling Space 2017-2020 Table 39 Non-Grocery Specialists GBO Company Shares: % Value 2016-2020 Table 40 Non-Grocery Specialists GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2017-2020 Table 41 Non-Grocery Specialists LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2017-2020 Table 42 Non-Grocery Specialists LBN Brand Shares: Selling Space 2017-2020 Table 43 Mixed Retailers GBO Company Shares: % Value 2016-2020 Table 44 Mixed Retailers GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2017-2020 Table 45 Mixed Retailers LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2017-2020 Table 46 Mixed Retailers LBN Brand Shares: Selling Space 2017-2020 Table 47 Forecast Sales in Retailing by Store-based vs Non-Store: Value 2020-2025 Table 48 Forecast Sales in Retailing by Store-based vs Non-Store: % Value Growth 2020-2025 Table 49 Forecast Sales in Store-based Retailing by Channel: Value 2020-2025 Table 50 Forecast Sales in Store-based Retailing by Channel: % Value Growth 2020-2025 Table 51 Forecast Store-based Retailing Outlets by Channel: Units 2020-2025 Table 52 Forecast Store-Based Retailing Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2020-2025 Table 53 Forecast Sales in Non-Store Retailing by Channel: Value 2020-2025 Table 54 Forecast Sales in Non-Store Retailing by Channel: % Value Growth 2020-2025 Table 55 Grocery Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2020-2025 Table 56 Grocery Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2020-2025 Table 57 Forecast Sales in Grocery Retailers by Channel: Value 2020-2025 Table 58 Forecast Sales in Grocery Retailers by Channel: % Value Growth 2020-2025 Table 59 Forecast Grocery Retailers Outlets by Channel: Units 2020-2025 Table 60 Forecast Grocery Retailers Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2020-2025 Table 61 Non-Grocery Specialists Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2020-2025 Table 62 Non-Grocery Specialists Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2020-2025 Table 63 Forecast Sales in Non-Grocery Specialists by Channel: Value 2020-2025 Table 64 Forecast Sales in Non-Grocery Specialists by Channel: % Value Growth 2020-2025 Table 65 Forecast Non-Grocery Specialists Outlets by Channel: Units 2020-2025 Table 66 Forecast Non-Grocery Specialists Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2020-2025 Table 67 Mixed Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2020-2025 Table 68 Mixed Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2020-2025 Table 69 Forecast Sales in Mixed Retailers by Channel: Value 2020-2025 Table 70 Forecast Sales in Mixed Retailers by Channel: % Value Growth 2020-2025 Table 71 Forecast Mixed Retailers Outlets by Channel: Units 2020-2025 Table 72 Forecast Mixed Retailers Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2020-2025

DISCLAIMER

GLOBAL MACROECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT

GLOBAL INDUSTRY ENVIRONMENT

SOURCES

Summary 2 Research Sources

Discounters in France

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2020 IMPACT

Discounters faces challenges during 2020 despite the attractiveness of low prices
The easing of lockdown restrictions also eases pressure on discounters
Lidl extends its strong lead during 2020 as Aldi and Leader Price lose ground

RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES

A robust and sustainable recovery expected for discounters
General lack of innovation has the potential to undermine progress in discounters
Aldi’s takeover of Leader Price set to create a player capable of challenging Lidl

CHANNEL DATA

Table 73 Discounters: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2015-2020 Table 74 Discounters: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2015-2020 Table 75 Discounters GBO Company Shares: % Value 2016-2020 Table 76 Discounters GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2017-2020 Table 77 Discounters LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2017-2020 Table 78 Discounters LBN Brand Shares: Selling Space 2017-2020 Table 79 Discounters Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2020-2025 Table 80 Discounters Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2020-2025

Hypermarkets in France

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2020 IMPACT

Hypermarkets out-of-step with the prevailing trends during the COVID-19 pandemic
Search for value for money undermines demand for hypermarkets
Galec maintains its leading position as it gains ground over its major rivals

RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES

The limits to the hypermarkets model have been brutally exposed
Innovation likely to emerge as the key to the development of hypermarkets
Auchan and Géant Casino expected to continue struggling to compete

CHANNEL DATA

Table 81 Hypermarkets: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2015-2020 Table 82 Hypermarkets: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2015-2020 Table 83 Hypermarkets GBO Company Shares: % Value 2016-2020 Table 84 Hypermarkets GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2017-2020 Table 85 Hypermarkets LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2017-2020 Table 86 Hypermarkets LBN Brand Shares: Selling Space 2017-2020 Table 87 Hypermarkets Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2020-2025 Table 88 Hypermarkets Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2020-2025

Supermarkets in France

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2020 IMPACT

Supermarkets thrives amidst the chaos of COVID-19 due to a combination of factors
Relatively high prices the only fly in supermarkets’ anti-COVID 19 ointment
ITM Entreprises SA (Intermarché) extends its lead over its rivals

RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES

A positive outlook for supermarkets, although slower growth rates are set to be seen
Shift towards smaller outlets set to be a major trend in supermarkets
Outlet rationalisation programmes likely to be accompanied by a focus on technology

CHANNEL DATA

Table 89 Supermarkets: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2015-2020 Table 90 Supermarkets: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2015-2020 Table 91 Supermarkets GBO Company Shares: % Value 2016-2020 Table 92 Supermarkets GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2017-2020 Table 93 Supermarkets LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2017-2020 Table 94 Supermarkets LBN Brand Shares: Selling Space 2017-2020 Table 95 Supermarkets Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2020-2025 Table 96 Supermarkets Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2020-2025

Traditional Grocery Retailers in France

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2020 IMPACT

Sales under pressure as consumers favour modern grocery retailers
Organic specialists prove resilient as consumers focus more on health and wellness
The success of organic stores attributable partially to marketing campaigns

RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES

Balancing low prices with high quality likely to be the key to success post COVID-19
Modern and traditional grocery retailers set to be rivals in capturing organic demand
Traditional grocery retailers with a premium position likely to face challenges

CHANNEL DATA

Table 97 Traditional Grocery Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2015-2020 Table 98 Traditional Grocery Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2015-2020 Table 99 Traditional Grocery Retailers GBO Company Shares: % Value 2016-2020 Table 100 Traditional Grocery Retailers GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2017-2020 Table 101 Traditional Grocery Retailers LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2017-2020 Table 102 Traditional Grocery Retailers LBN Brand Shares: Selling Space 2017-2020 Table 103 Traditional Grocery Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2020-2025 Table 104 Traditional Grocery Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2020-2025

Apparel and Footwear Specialist Retailers in France

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2020 IMPACT

Huge sales declines registered as consumers focus spending on daily essentials
A partial recovery during late summer based on casualwear and childrenswear
Players focused on sportswear register some of the best sales performances

RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES

Bleak outlook for mainstream apparel and footwear specialists chains
Outlet closures expected to flow from the unfavourable situation in the category
Polarization expected to erode demand in the middle of the price spectrum

CHANNEL DATA

Table 105 Apparel And Footwear Specialist Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2015-2020 Table 106 Apparel And Footwear Specialist Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2015-2020 Table 107 Apparel And Footwear Specialist Retailers GBO Company Shares: % Value 2016-2020 Table 108 Apparel And Footwear Specialist Retailers GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2017-2020 Table 109 Apparel And Footwear Specialist Retailers LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2017-2020 Table 110 Apparel And Footwear Specialist Retailers LBN Brand Shares: Selling Space 2017-2020 Table 111 Apparel And Footwear Specialist Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2020-2025 Table 112 Apparel And Footwear Specialist Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2020-2025

Electronics and Appliance Specialist Retailers in France

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2020 IMPACT

Sales of major appliances plummet as demand for consumer durables drops
A massive spike in demand immediately follows the easing of lockdown restrictions
Sales results diverge substantially between the different players in the channel

RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES

Demand set to focus on practical and essential products
Slower demand for smartphones likely to be a major trend influencing channel sales
Emerging technologies and a blurring of the lines between online and offline retailing

CHANNEL DATA

Table 113 Electronics and Appliance Specialist Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2015-2020 Table 114 Electronics and Appliance Specialist Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2015-2020 Table 115 Electronics and Appliance Specialist Retailers GBO Company Shares: % Value 2016-2020 Table 116 Electronics and Appliance Specialist Retailers GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2017-2020 Table 117 Electronics and Appliance Specialist Retailers LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2017-2020 Table 118 Electronics and Appliance Specialist Retailers LBN Brand Shares: Selling Space 2017-2020 Table 119 Electronics and Appliance Specialist Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2020-2025 Table 120 Electronics and Appliance Specialist Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2020-2025

Health and Beauty Specialist Retailers in France

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2020 IMPACT

Beauty specialist retailers struggle to capture demand and remain relevant in 2020
Optical goods stores struggles as new regulations and the impact of COVID-19 bite
The essential status of chemists and drugstores supports the channel’s performance

RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES

Optical good stores facing a difficult and slow recovery from the COVID-19 situation
Shift towards e-commerce set to undermine health and beauty specialist retailers
The challenges faced by hypermarkets set to rub off on drugstores/parapharmacies

CHANNEL DATA

Table 121 Health and Beauty Specialist Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2015-2020 Table 122 Health and Beauty Specialist Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2015-2020 Table 123 Sales in Health and Beauty Specialist Retailers by Channel: Value 2015-2020 Table 124 Sales in Health and Beauty Specialist Retailers by Channel: % Value Growth 2015-2020 Table 125 Health and Beauty Specialist Retailers GBO Company Shares: % Value 2016-2020 Table 126 Health and Beauty Specialist Retailers GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2017-2020 Table 127 Health and Beauty Specialist Retailers LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2017-2020 Table 128 Health and Beauty Specialist Retailers LBN Brand Shares: Selling Space 2017-2020 Table 129 Health and Beauty Specialist Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2020-2025 Table 130 Health and Beauty Specialist Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2020-2025 Table 131 Forecast Sales in Health and Beauty Specialist Retailers by Channel: Value 2020-2025 Table 132 Forecast Sales in Health and Beauty Specialist Retailers by Channel: % Value Growth 2020-2025

Home and Garden Specialist Retailers in France

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2020 IMPACT

Big sales declines in home improvement and gardening stores as COVID-19 bites
Homewares and home furnishing stores benefits from the shift to at-home lifestyles
The leading players experience varying degrees of impact from COVID-19

RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES

Increasing interest in French interior design set to emerge during the forecast.
The French real estate market remains in flux, creating issues of uncertainty
Catering to consumer needs via e-commerce and click-collect set to prove crucial

CHANNEL DATA

Table 133 Home and Garden Specialist Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2015-2020 Table 134 Home and Garden Specialist Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2015-2020 Table 135 Sales in Home and Garden Specialist Retailers by Channel: Value 2015-2020 Table 136 Sales in Home and Garden Specialist Retailers by Channel: % Value Growth 2015-2020 Table 137 Home and Garden Specialist Retailers GBO Company Shares: % Value 2016-2020 Table 138 Home and Garden Specialist Retailers GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2017-2020 Table 139 Home and Garden Specialist Retailers LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2017-2020 Table 140 Home and Garden Specialist Retailers LBN Brand Shares: Selling Space 2017-2020 Table 141 Home and Garden Specialist Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2020-2025 Table 142 Home and Garden Specialist Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2020-2025 Table 143 Forecast Sales in Home and Garden Specialist Retailers by Channel: Value 2020-2025 Table 144 Forecast Sales in Home and Garden Specialist Retailers by Channel: % Value Growth 2020-2025

Department Stores in France

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2020 IMPACT

Department stores suffers strong sales declines due to the COVID-19 situation
The absence of high-spending foreign tourists hits department stores hard
Galeries Lafayette requires state aid to compensate for drastic losses

RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES

Revamping of stores and greater focus on localisation to form the core of recovery
Sunday trading, store-in-store outlets and e-commerce likely to emerge
Eventual return of foreign tourists to prove crucial to department stores’ recovery

CHANNEL DATA

Table 145 Department Stores: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2015-2020 Table 146 Department Stores: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2015-2020 Table 147 Department Stores GBO Company Shares: % Value 2016-2020 Table 148 Department Stores GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2017-2020 Table 149 Department Stores LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2017-2020 Table 150 Department Stores LBN Brand Shares: Selling Space 2017-2020 Table 151 Department Stores Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2020-2025 Table 152 Department Stores Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2020-2025

Variety Stores in France

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2020 IMPACT

The shorter period of mandated closure during the quarantine benefits variety stores
The value-for-money positioning of variety stores stands the category in good stead
Action maintains its leading position as all of the leading players lose ground

RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES

The role of variety stores as liquidators of unsold stock set to benefit the category
The rise of e-commerce and more responsible consumerism to present challenges
Centrakor’s system poised to emerge as an alternative to Action’s successful model

CHANNEL DATA

Table 153 Variety Stores: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2015-2020 Table 154 Variety Stores: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2015-2020 Table 155 Variety Stores GBO Company Shares: % Value 2016-2020 Table 156 Variety Stores GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2017-2020 Table 157 Variety Stores LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2017-2020 Table 158 Variety Stores LBN Brand Shares: Selling Space 2017-2020 Table 159 Variety Stores Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2020-2025 Table 160 Variety Stores Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2020-2025

Direct Selling in France

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2020 IMPACT

The COVID-19 pandemic has a mixed impact on direct selling in 2020
Shift towards e-commerce and digital channels benefits direct selling to some degree
Low consumer confidence and pressure on incomes contribute to direct selling woes

RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES

A slow and potentially challenging recovery for direct selling
The adaptability of direct selling to underpin the channel’s recovery
The use of digital technology expected to continue building during the forecast period

CHANNEL DATA

Table 161 Direct Selling by Category: Value 2015-2020 Table 162 Direct Selling by Category: % Value Growth 2015-2020 Table 163 Direct Selling GBO Company Shares: % Value 2016-2020 Table 164 Direct Selling GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2017-2020 Table 165 Direct Selling Forecasts by Category: Value 2020-2025 Table 166 Direct Selling Forecasts by Category: % Value Growth 2020-2025

Homeshopping in France

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2020 IMPACT

The COVID-19 pandemic exacerbates pre-existing negative sales trends
Food and drink homeshopping booms briefly during the early stages of the pandemic
La Redoute’s focus on e-commerce emblematic of difficulties facing homeshopping

RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES

The shift towards e-commerce set to accelerate during the forecast period
Waning interest in broadcast and cable TV means challenges for TV homeshopping
Nespresso’s activity has the potential to revitalise homeshopping

CHANNEL DATA

Table 167 Homeshopping by Category: Value 2015-2020 Table 168 Homeshopping by Category: % Value Growth 2015-2020 Table 169 Homeshopping GBO Company Shares: % Value 2016-2020 Table 170 Homeshopping GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2017-2020 Table 171 Homeshopping Forecasts by Category: Value 2020-2025 Table 172 Homeshopping Forecasts by Category: % Value Growth 2020-2025

Vending in France

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2020 IMPACT

Collapse in demand for vending in captive channels negatively impacts retail vending
Shutdown of the travel industry and restrictions on movement harm vending sales
The leading player Selecta bears the brunt of falling demand

RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES

Return to pre-COVID-19 levels of social activity to underpin the recovery of vending
The emergence of automated foodservice has the potential to boost vending sales
The spread of self-service grocery retailers could present competition to vending

CHANNEL DATA

Table 173 Vending by Category: Value 2015-2020 Table 174 Vending by Category: % Value Growth 2015-2020 Table 175 Vending GBO Company Shares: % Value 2016-2020 Table 176 Vending GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2017-2020 Table 177 Vending Forecasts by Category: Value 2020-2025 Table 178 Vending Forecasts by Category: % Value Growth 2020-2025

E-Commerce in France

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2020 IMPACT

Sales growth accelerates as e-commerce takes off during the COVID-19 pandemic
Sales performances in e-commerce very from category to category
A rather surprising a picture of the competitive environment emerges from COVID-19

RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES

E-commerce set to continue developing via the efforts of leading players
Huge potential for older consumers to expand the e-commerce consumer base
Online marketplaces and 3rd-party merchants to remain in control of e-commerce

CHANNEL DATA

Table 179 E-Commerce by Channel and Category: Value 2015-2020 Table 180 E-Commerce by Channel and Category: % Value Growth 2015-2020 Table 181 E-Commerce GBO Company Shares: % Value 2016-2020 Table 182 E-Commerce GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2017-2020 Table 183 Forecast E-Commerce by Channel and Category: Value 2020-2025 Table 184 Forecast E-Commerce by Channel and Category: % Value Growth 2020-2025

Mobile E-Commerce in France

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2020 IMPACT

M-commerce surges ahead during the quarantine lockdown as convenience rules
M-commerce increasingly seen as a priority among France’s online retailers
M-commerce remains at the forefront of innovation in retailing

RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES

Mobile-first strategies to emerge strongly as the importance of m-commerce rises
The lack of trust in the security of mobile payments to remain a drag on m-commerce
5G and social media to act as major drivers of growth in mobile e-commerce

CHANNEL DATA

Table 185 Mobile E-Commerce: Value 2015-2020 Table 186 Mobile E-Commerce: % Value Growth 2015-2020 Table 187 Mobile E-Commerce Forecasts: Value 2020-2025 Table 188 Mobile E-Commerce Forecasts: % Value Growth 2020-2025

Food and Drink E-Commerce in France

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2020 IMPACT

Very strong sales growth as consumers seek to avoid shopping in stores
Click-and-collect for those on foot emerges particularly strongly during 2020
E Leclerc maintains its leading position despite its rivals gaining ground

RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES

With drive already well-developed, the future of growth belongs to home delivery
Pedestrian drive slated for a very strong performance during the forecast period
Innovation to become an increasingly important aspect of click-and-collect

CHANNEL DATA

Table 189 Food and Drink E-Commerce: Value 2015-2020 Table 190 Food and Drink E-Commerce: % Value Growth 2015-2020 Table 191 Food and Drink E-Commerce Forecasts: Value 2020-2025 Table 192 Food and Drink E-Commerce Forecasts: % Value Growth 2020-2025

Warehouse Clubs in France

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2020 IMPACT

Warehouse clubs remains a niche retail category, with just one outlet in operation
Costco faces proximity challenges despite initially benefiting from stockpiling

RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES

The extent and scale of Costco’s expansion plans to determine the category’s future
Costco’s expansion into fuel retailing likely to prove attractive to French consumers

CHANNEL DATA

Table 193 Warehouse Clubs: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2015-2020 Table 194 Warehouse Clubs: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2017-2020 Table 195 Warehouse Clubs GBO Company Shares: % Value 2016-2020 Table 196 Warehouse Clubs GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2017-2020 Table 197 Warehouse Clubs LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2017-2020 Table 198 Warehouse Clubs LBN Brand Shares: Selling Space 2017-2020 Table 199 Warehouse Clubs Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2020-2025 Table 200 Warehouse Clubs Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2020-2025

Convenience Stores in France

KEY DATA FINDINGS

A strong performance for convenience stores as consumers opt for proximity retailing
Convenience stores in rural and semi-rural locations among the biggest winners
Carrefour pulls ahead in its two-horse race with Casino Guichard-Perrachon

RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES

Challenges in terms of retaining new consumers lie ahead for convenience stores
Emergence of e-commerce and in particular click-and-collect presents challenges
An innovative approach likely to be required for convenience stores to thrive

CHANNEL DATA

Table 201 Convenience Stores: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2015-2020 Table 202 Convenience Stores: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2015-2020 Table 203 Convenience Stores GBO Company Shares: % Value 2016-2020 Table 204 Convenience Stores GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2017-2020 Table 205 Convenience Stores LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2017-2020 Table 206 Convenience Stores LBN Brand Shares: Selling Space 2017-2020 Table 207 Convenience Stores Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2020-2025 Table 208 Convenience Stores Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2020-2025
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