Supermarkets & Grocery Stores in the US: Market Research Report

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Supermarkets & Grocery Stores Market Research Report | NAICS 44511 | Oct 2015

Shopping smart: Increasing premium brand sales and healthy eating trends will spur growth

The Supermarkets & Grocery Stores market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Supermarkets and Grocery Stores industry has grown over the past five years, benefiting from a strengthening domestic economy. As per capita disposable income has grown over this period, some consumers traded up to premium, organic and all-natural brands, helping lift industry revenue. Over the next five years, the industry is anticipated to grow as a result of rising discretionary income, albeit at a more conservative rate than in the previous five-year period. As health concerns intensify, more consumers will seek all-natural and organic products, which are priced at a premium... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

As with most retail industries, the location of establishments falls broadly in line with how the population is dispersed throughout the United States. In theory, the greater the number of residents, the stronger the demand for supermarkets and grocery stores should be. Therefore, major retailers strategically locate their establishments in and near large cities. Other factors that influence the distribution of industry establishments is shopping preferences in specific states and regions. For instance, warehouse clubs and supercenters are more heavily concentrated in the Great Lakes and Southeast, curbing the need for supermarkets and grocery stores.

This industry is largely concentrated in the Mid-Atlantic region, which accounts for 24.5% of establishments... purchase to read more


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What is the Supermarkets & Grocery Stores Industry?

The Supermarkets and Grocery Stores industry makes up the largest food retail channel in the United States. Establishments in this industry retail general lines of food products, including fresh and prepared meats, poultry and seafood, canned and frozen foods, fresh fruits and vegetables and various dairy products. Delicatessens primarily retailing food are also included.

Industry Products
Fruit and vegetablesFresh and frozen meatDairy productsBeverages (including alcohol)Frozen foodsOther food itemsOther non-food itemsDrugs and health products
Industry Activities
Retailing a general line of food

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