Over the five years through 2017, the Supermarket industry in China has been growing at an annualized rate of 7.1% to reach $183.8 billion. The main drivers of growth have been the government's program to establish a national rural retail network and strong rises in consumer purchasing power.In February 2005, the central government began an ambitious program to build a national rural retail network covering 70% of all villages within five years. Distribution infrastructure improvements, as well as support from local governments allowed supermarket operators to expand into these rural areas. As a result, establishment numbers increased steadily in the five years through 2017, at an annualized rate of 3.9%...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

ACMR-IBISWorld estimates that in the five years through 2017, industry revenue has been increasing at an annualized rate of 7.1% – from $130.6 billion in 2012 to $183.8 billion in 2017. Strong growth has been driven by rising wealth levels, the government's program to establish a national rural retail network, strong pricing, and a consumer shift away from traditional markets toward supermarkets.In February 2005, the central government began an ambitious program to build a national rural retail network covering 70% of all villages within five years. Distribution infrastructure improvements, as well as support from local governments allowed supermarket operators to expand into these rural areas. As ...purchase to read more.

Additional Insights for the Supermarkets Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Supermarkets Industry are

  • Effective product promotion
  • Experienced work force
  • Economies of scale
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Per Capita Disposable Income and Population Growth - China in the Supermarkets industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Supermarkets Industry?

    This Supermarket industry in China is a part of China's retail trade sector. Supermarkets retail a broad range of food and daily goods. Most of the goods carried by supermarkets are purchased from domestic manufacturers. Operators, generally known as supermarkets or hypermarkets, then retail these goods to the general public.

    Industry Products
  • Food
  • Beverage, wine and tobacco products
  • Apparel and clothing
  • Kitchen products
  • Cosmetics and jewelry
  • Fruit and vegetables
  • Stationery products
  • Other products
  • Industry Activities
  • Grocery retailing
  • Supermarket operations
  • Hypermarket operations
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Per Capita Disposable Income
  • Population Growth - China
  • Competition from Substitutes - Department Stores - All Other General Merchandise Stores
  • Level of Protectionist Policies - Domestic Manufacturers vs Foreign Manufacturers

  • Current Performance
    Industry landscape
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
    Mergers and acquisitionsVoluntary chain operationsExpansion to lower-tier citiesProduct and service trends
  • Table: Supermarkets Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Supermarkets Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Full-Service Restaurants
  • Households

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Bread & Bakery Product Manufacturing
  • Chocolate & Candy Production
  • Frozen Food Production
  • Poultry Farming
  • Soda Production
  • Tea Production

  • Products & Services
  • Food
  • Beverage, wine and tobacco products
  • Apparel and clothing
  • Cosmetics and jewelry
  • Kitchen products
  • Other products
  • Stationery products
  • Fruit and vegetables
  • Chart: Supermarkets Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Household disposable income levels
  • Economic growth
  • Trading hours
  • Product safety issues
  • Customs

  • Major Markets
  • Consumers with monthly income from $62 to $374
  • Consumers with monthly income less than $62
  • Consumers with monthly income exceeding $375
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Supermarkets Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Depreciation
  • Advertising and promotion fees
  • Wages
  • Rent
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Supermarkets

  • Basis of Competition
  • Marketing strategy
  • Location
  • Logistics
  • Shopping environment
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Supermarkets Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Sun Art Retail Group Ltd., China Resources Enterprise Limited, Wal-Mart China, Yonghui Superstores Co. Ltd., Carrefour China Inc., Lianhua Supermarket Holdings Co., Ltd,
  • Table: Sun Art Retail Group Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: China Resources Enterprise Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Wal-Mart China - financial performance
  • Table: Yonghui Superstores Co. Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Carrefour China Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Lianhua Supermarket Holdings Co., Ltd - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Supermarkets Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Supermarkets Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Larger than supermarkets, hypermarkets retail groceries and general merchandise.
  • Point Of Sale (Pos)
  • A system used at checkout in retail stores using computers and cash registers to capture transaction data at the time and place of sale.
  • Supermarkets
  • Self-service stores offering a wide variety of food and household merchandise.
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