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Supermarkets & Grocery Stores in the US: Market Research Report

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Supermarkets & Grocery Stores Market Research Report | NAICS 44511 | May 2016

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

IBISWorld’s Supermarkets & Grocery Stores market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$602bn
Annual Growth 11-16
1.4%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Profit
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Employment
2,624,650
Businesses
42,539
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Supermarkets and Grocery Stores industry has grown over the past five years, benefiting from a strengthening economy. As per capita disposable income increased during the period, many consumers shifted to premium, organic and all-natural brands, helping lift industry revenue. Despite revenue growth during the period, industry operators faced intensifying competition from alternative retailers. Consumers turned toward warehouse clubs and supercenters because of the cost savings and convenience of these retailers. Mass merchandisers are able to offer lower prices due to their scale of operations. Consumers also shifted toward limited assortment and fresh format stores that provide a simpler layout and primarily sell less costly store brand products... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Supermarkets and Grocery Stores industry is in the mature stage of its life cycle. However, in the 10 years to 2021, the industry's contribution to the overall economy is expected to increase at a slow annualized rate of 1.7%. Comparatively, US GDP is forecast to rise at an average annual rate of 2.2%. Typically, an industry is considered to be declining when industry growth falls below GDP. However, supermarket and grocery stores have historically suffered from low profit margins, which lowers this industry's contribution to the economy. Additionally, intense competition in the food retailing sector has also contributed to the industry's slow growth... 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 foodRetailing health and beauty products


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