Variety Stores

Market research on variety store retailing.  Reports featuring standardised and cross-comparable data and analysis, including total market sizes, market and brand share data, with distribution and industry trends.

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Variety Stores in the United Kingdom

Jan 2019

During the review period, the number of outlets of variety stores experienced sustained growth. However, the period of economic uncertainty in the UK generated an increase in rental costs for retail properties. As variety stores operate based on a ...

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Variety Stores in Italy

Jan 2019

Italians are conscious about where they spend their money, and are embracing a less consumerist approach by avoiding all unnecessary products; waste is considered immoral and unethical. For this reason, they prefer to purchase items that last for ...

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Variety Stores in Vietnam

Jan 2019

In 2018, variety stores achieved the most robust value growth among all store-based retailing channels in Vietnam. The appearance of international brands such as Miniso and Ilahui since 2016 has changed the Vietnamese variety store retail landscape ...

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Variety Stores in Norway

Jan 2019

When celebrating events such as Christmas, birthdays and Constitution Day, many Norwegians head to variety stores to buy decorations, flags and other accessories. With their affordable prices, variety stores are sometimes perceived as suppliers of ...

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Variety Stores in Singapore

Jan 2019

Despite the sluggish retail environment in Singapore, the outlook for variety stores remains optimistic due to the fact that such players offer a wide variety of inexpensive products under one roof and continue to expand. Amid a soft and only just ...

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Variety Stores in Indonesia

Jan 2019

Variety stores recorded very healthy growth in 2018, thanks to the performance of foreign brands. A factor pertaining to this trend was changes in shopping behaviour, as consumers are moving more towards leisure, cooking and travel. Foreign players ...

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Variety Stores in Hong Kong, China

Jan 2019

Most leading players within variety stores in Hong Kong have incorporated the concept of online-to-offline (O2O) retail. Apart from the online sales platform, Japan Home Centre has set up an electronic in-store panel enabling customers to place an ...

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Variety Stores in China

Jan 2019

Variety stores recorded robust performance in 2018, and the channel is expected to experience strong growth over the forecast period. Muji is closing the price gap between China and Japan by reducing prices in the mainland and is aiming to parallel ...

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Variety Stores in Argentina

Jan 2019

One of the main characteristics of variety stores is that they sell a great diversity of products with a wide range of prices. In this way, buyers can find products from kitchen utensils to children’s toys and decorative items, with the goal to tempt...

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Variety Stores in Turkey

Jan 2019

In 2018, despite having a competitive advantage in terms of pricing over specialist retailers and offering an extensive product portfolio, variety stores lost ground to specialist retailers. Increasing outlet penetration of specialist retailers ...

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Variety Stores in the Philippines

Jan 2019

The variety store channel continued to benefit from strong growth in terms of number of outlets in 2018, thanks in large part to the expansion of new players Mumuso and Miniso. Miniso trailed the channel’s leader Daiso but is slowly catching up, ...

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Variety Stores in Malaysia

Dec 2018

Due to rising living costs, low- and low-mid-income consumers are sensitive to prices on daily essential items, especially groceries and personal care. As such, variety stores remained an important channel. With a budget- to mid-priced product range,...

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Variety Stores in Switzerland

Dec 2018

Variety stores performed positively in 2018. Variety store players were able to reach a higher number of consumers and continued to focus on offering products at very low prices, which enabled them to attract consumers from low-income households as ...

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Variety Stores in Ireland

Dec 2018

Variety stores offer value that consumers cannot resist, with bargain shopping behaviour expected to contribute to value sales growth over the forecast period. The majority of variety stores operate on this low price/high volume business model, with ...

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Variety Stores in Belgium

Dec 2018

Over the forecast period the number of variety stores in Belgium is expected to continue to fall as retailers such as Hema and Blokker will likely focus on their internet retailing activities. On the other hand, those players positioning themselves ...

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Grocery Retailing in Latin America

Jun 2018

Most of the major economies in Latin America have faced significant economic and political challenges that have affected consumer spending across product categories, including purchases at grocery retailers. Economic crises in Brazil, Argentina and ...

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Variety Stores in New Zealand

Apr 2018

Fixed price stores are under threat in New Zealand, due to the intense competition from internet retailers, rising rents and GST. Most of these stores are owned by independent franchisees, therefore there is a lack of a clear strategy to combat the ...

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Variety Stores in South Africa

Apr 2018

Due to the ongoing unfavourable economic conditions in South Africa, many cash-strapped consumers increasingly sought to purchase affordable products in the review period. This trend led to the rising penetration of variety stores, which primarily ...

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Variety Stores in Thailand

Mar 2018

Variety stores saw slightly stronger current value growth during 2017 than in 2016, whilst stable growth is expected at constant 2017 prices over the forecast period. Consumers continued to prefer variety stores for purchases of lifestyle products ...

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Variety Stores in the US

Mar 2018

Urbanisation in the US has left many small towns in predominantly rural areas suffering a shrinking population base. Below a certain threshold, these towns are unable to support supermarkets or other larger format grocery retailers. With their ...

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