Variety Stores

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Country Report

Variety Stores in Egypt

Mar 2022

The retail current value sales of variety stores declined for the first time in almost a decade during 2020 as lockdown measures led many stores to close for an extended period. Given that part of the allure of variety stores is the in-store…

USD 1,195
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Variety Stores in Peru

Feb 2022

There is no presence of this channel in Peru and the channel is not expected to gain a significant presence in the forecast period.

USD 1,195
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Variety Stores in Colombia

Feb 2022

Traditionally, most variety stores in Colombia have been family enterprises with a strong impact in neighbourhoods in which they perform as independent small grocers as part of a diverse ecosystem of traditional stores. These stores form an essential…

USD 1,195
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Variety Stores in Brazil

Feb 2022

While 2020 saw the leading players in variety stores struggle to generate sales growth during the pandemic, 2021 was similar as various restrictions in place limited their ability to operate profitably. Among the main factors placing pressure on…

USD 1,195
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Variety Stores in Hungary

Apr 2022

Variety stores saw a return to growth in 2021, offsetting the decline in value sales seen in 2020. Outlets in the neighbourhood of high-traffic locations and with a focus on packaged food and home care managed to maintain their high sales even during…

USD 1,195
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Variety Stores in Canada

Apr 2022

Variety stores, especially dollar stores, were more resilient than other mixed retailers during the Coronavirus COVID-19) pandemic as more consumers tightened their budgets. Indeed, dollar store players Dollar Tree and the Great Canadian Dollar Store…

USD 1,195
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Variety Stores in Turkey

Mar 2022

Variety stores showed some signs of a recovery in 2021. However, considering the contraction in value terms in 2020, the gains made in 2021 still left the channel’s value sales below the levels seen immediately prior to the outbreak of COVID-19.…

USD 1,195
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Variety Stores in Mexico

Mar 2022

Having plunged by almost a quarter during 2020, the retail constant value sales (2021 prices) of variety stores saw no more than a partial recovery in 2021, with the shift in demand to e-commerce that was spurred by the pandemic the main driver of…

USD 1,195
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Variety Stores in Sweden

Mar 2022

Variety stores was amongst the best-performing store-based retail channels in Sweden during 2020 and 2021 in terms of value growth, as well as growth in the number of outlets. Due to the increased acceptance of variety stores by Swedes, Dollarstore…

USD 1,195
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Variety Stores in Ireland

Mar 2022

Variety stores witnessed a marginal improvement in value sales in 2021 compared to the significant declines recorded the previous year. This was the result of an increase in footfall to stores as restrictions were lifted and consumers returned to…

USD 1,195
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Variety Stores in Austria

Feb 2022

In 2021, variety stores will register strong growth in value sales. The drop in 2020 when consumer traffic was low, especially during the peaks of the pandemic, was smaller than for many other retailing channels as there was less of a shift online.…

USD 1,195
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Variety Stores in Germany

May 2022

In 2021, variety stores in Germany recorded a strong rebound following the impact of the pandemic in 2020. In fact, the channel far exceeded the 2019 level of sales in both current and constant terms. This is due to the ongoing strong upwards trend…

USD 1,195
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Variety Stores in Slovakia

Apr 2022

Variety stores saw a recovery in current value sales in 2021. This was mainly because variety stores offer everyday items at affordable prices, which became a more appealing alternative to price-sensitive consumers. Location remained a determining…

USD 1,195
Country Report

Variety Stores in Taiwan

Mar 2022

Variety stores in Taiwan are popular for their wide product offering, which meets consumers’ daily lifestyle needs at affordable prices. Consumers often enjoy discovering inexpensive everyday items when browsing in these stores. This adds…

USD 1,195
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Variety Stores in Argentina

Mar 2022

While current value sales registered a double-digit increase in 2021, this growth was mainly due to soaring inflation and in fact in constant value terms, value sales actually fell in 2021. However, the fall in value sales was not as steep as in…

USD 1,195
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Variety Stores in Malaysia

Mar 2022

Variety stores registered its second consecutive year of negative sales growth in 2021 as the entire category struggled to recover from the requirement for all variety stores to remain closed throughout the quarantine lockdowns that were imposed upon…

USD 1,195
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Variety Stores in Thailand

Feb 2022

Variety stores have been particularly hard hit by the pandemic and the economic shock that it has engendered, with their retail current value sales plunging by around half between 2019 and 2021. The stores operated by Daiso and MUJI – the dominant…

USD 1,195
Country Report

Variety Stores in Chile

Feb 2022

Variety stores was not a viable retail channel in Chile at the end of the review period, nor is there any data available to suggest that it will emerge over the forecast period.

USD 1,195
Country Report

Variety Stores in Japan

Feb 2022

100 yen shops continued to show growth despite the pandemic due to their affordability and product variety. With the prolonged impact of COVID-19 home seclusion continued and consumers spent more time at home. Products sold at 100 yen shops were…

USD 1,195
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Variety Stores in Finland

Mar 2022

Variety stores was one of the big success stories of the COVID-19 pandemic. During the health crisis and in the face of economic uncertainty, consumers in Finland appreciated the low-price positioning and versatile product offerings of outlets in…

USD 1,195
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