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Ethnic Supermarkets in the US: Market Research Report

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Ethnic Supermarkets Market Research Report | Consumer Goods & Services | Food & Beverage Stores | Dec 2013

Expanding flavors: Growing Hispanic and Asian markets will continue to bolster performance

IBISWorld’s Ethnic Supermarkets market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$28bn
Annual Growth 08-13
0.9%
Annual Growth 13-18
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Profit
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Employment
135,520
Businesses
18,317
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Ethnic Supermarkets industry is composed of retailers that sell culturally diverse food for consumption at home. Demand for the industry's products has been driven by the growing Hispanic and Asian populations in the United States, which together make up a significant share of industry sales. This growth has created an environment in which ethnocentric food retailers have thrived. Fortunately for ethnic supermarkets, conditions are only expected to get better for the industry over the next five years. As the Asian and Hispanic populations continue to grow domestically and disposable income improves in line with the economy, demand for cultural foods will increase further.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

Market share concentration in the Ethnic Supermarkets industry is low. Supermarkets are often small businesses that cater to the local market. However, concentration has inched up over the past five years. Well-established ethnic supermarkets such as Vallarta and TAWA have opened additional locations and expanded their existing operations to meet growing demand. This has allowed these companies to capture a larger share of the industry's market. Nevertheless, their presence still accounts for a small fraction of industry revenue. IBISWorld forecasts a small increase in market share concentration over the next five years, but the level is expected to remain low as more owner-operated stores dilute the revenue share... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Ethnic Supermarkets Industry?

Supermarkets in this industry retail food to specific ethnic groups. This includes Asian, Hispanic and other ethnic grocery stores that carry mainly specialty products not found in mainstream supermarkets.

Industry Products
MeatsProduceFrozen foodsDairy itemsBeverages (including alcohol)Other food itemsNon-food items
 
Industry Activities
Retailing Asian groceriesRetailing Hispanic groceriesRetailing groceries for other ethnicities


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