Variety Stores

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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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Variety Stores in Singapore

Mar 2022

While economic uncertainty was the prevailing theme of 2020 and 2021, it is not entirely correct to associate variety stores with the lower socio-economic classes. Compared to mid-range outlets, retailers targeting low-income earners have struggled…

USD 1,195
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Variety Stores in Italy

Mar 2022

Variety stores was affected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic as the public health crisis and its economic ramifications prompted consumers in Italy to cut their spending. The job losses, economic uncertainty and reduced spending power of…

USD 1,195
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Variety Stores in China

Feb 2022

Although variety stores was negatively affected by the temporary closure of stores during the pandemic in 2020, it returned to strong growth in 2021. One reason for the strong rebound was increasing consumer price-consciousness in light of the…

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 Poland

Apr 2022

Following an extremely dynamic performance pre-pandemic in Poland, variety stores experienced a notable slowdown in value growth in 2020 due to non-essential store closures for much of the year in line with restrictions driven by the emergence of the…

USD 1,195
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Variety Stores in Indonesia

Feb 2022

Variety stores looked set to see value sales decline further in 2021. As in other retailing channels, the COVID-19 crisis has had a marked impact on the performance of variety stores, although it has been less severely affected than channels such as…

USD 1,195
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Variety Stores in Australia

Feb 2022

The pandemic continued to adversely impact Australians and their spending habits towards the end of the review period. Prior to the outbreak of COVID-19, variety stores had been under growing pressure, largely due to the general trend towards…

USD 1,195
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Variety Stores in Belgium

Feb 2022

Variety stores had a difficult year in 2020, suffering from competition from hypermarkets and supermarkets, which were allowed to open during the lockdown and which also have an increasingly strong online presence. In 2021, they returned to growth…

USD 1,195
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Variety Stores in Spain

Feb 2022

Having recorded a double-digit decline during 2020, the retail current value sales of variety stores rebounded in 2021 but remained well below their 2019 level. Even before the onset of the pandemic, the retail current value sales of variety stores…

USD 1,195
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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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