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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 | Aug 2014

Trading up: Increasing premium brand sales are expected to benefit industry revenue

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
Revenue
$574bn
Annual Growth 09-14
1.5%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
2,417,550
Businesses
39,604
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the next five years, demand for the Supermarkets and Grocery Stores industry should slightly increase, generating a steady stream of revenue. As the economy recovers and household disposable income further expands, consumers will increase purchases of premium-brands and private-label brands, boosting average transaction sizes for grocery stores... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Supermarkets and Grocery Stores industry exhibits a low level of capital intensity. Using wages as a proxy for labor and depreciation as a proxy for capital, IBISWorld estimated that for every $1.00 spent on labor in the industry, $0.09 will be spent on capital in 2014. This figure represents a slight decline from $0.10 in 2009. Capital expenditure for the industry includes the purchase of store assets, such as cash registers and shelving. While most industry operators invested relatively small portions of their revenue on capital goods, many of the large supermarkets implemented new technology. For instance, the introduction of computerized point of sale systems and self-checkout systems has increased supermarkets' dependence on capital to improve operating efficiencies... 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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