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Ethnic Supermarkets: Market Research Report

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Ethnic Supermarkets Market Research Report | NAICS OD4333 | Jan 2017

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
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
Annual Growth
Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • Demand has grown steadily in line with US Hispanic and Asian populations
  • During the recession, ethnic populations slowed spending on discretionary groceries
  • As ethnic populations expand, the amount spent at supermarkets will also increase
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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 Locations Chapter

The distribution of revenue in the Ethnic Supermarkets industry largely follows the distribution of population, with specific spikes in states where diverse ethnic groups are more prevalent. The West region accounts for the lion's share of industry revenue at 21.1% of the total. The region holds about a fifth of the nation's population and is also known for its large Hispanic and Asian populations. California, for example, accounts for 27.4% of the United States' Hispanic population and 33.0% of the Asian population. As such, the state also brings in 15.7% of the industry's revenue. Over the past five years, IBISWorld estimates that the West's share of Ethnic Supermarket industry revenue has grown because the area has experienced significant growth in its Hispanic and Asian populations.

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Additional Insights for the Ethnic Supermarkets Industry

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

  • Attracting local customers
  • Controlling stock on hand
  • Attractive product presentation
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Urban population and Per capita disposable income in the Ethnic Supermarkets industry impact industry performance... 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

    Table of Contents
    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Urban population
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Number of immigrants
  • Consumer Confidence Index
  • External competition
  • Current Performance
  • Revenue gains amid input pressure
  • Competition mounts
  • Community and charity efforts
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Profitability and size
  • Threats and other opportunities
  • Shifting tastes
  • Table: Ethnic Supermarkets Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Ethnic Supermarkets Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Beef & Pork Wholesaling
  • Confectionery Wholesaling
  • Egg & Poultry Wholesaling
  • Fish & Seafood Wholesaling
  • Frozen Food Wholesaling
  • Fruit & Vegetable Wholesaling
  • Grocery Wholesaling
  • Products & Services
  • Other food items
  • Meats
  • Produce
  • Non-food items
  • Beverages (including alcohol)
  • Dairy items
  • Frozen foods
  • Chart: Ethnic Supermarkets Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Households with income from $25,000 to $50,000
  • Households with income below $25,000
  • Households with income from $100,000 to $150,000
  • Households with income from $50,000 to $75,000
  • Households with income above $150,000
  • Households with income from $75,000 to $100,000
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Ethnic Supermarkets Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Rent and utilities
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Ethnic Supermarkets
  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Ethnic Supermarkets Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    There are no major players in this industry
    Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Ethnic Supermarkets Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth
  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
  • Table: Industry Data for the Ethnic Supermarkets Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Number of immigrants (2007-2021)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Jargon & Glossary
    Electronic Data Interchange (Edi)
  • The transmission of electronic documents between businesses from one computer system to another.
  • Osechi Set
  • A box used during traditional Japanese New Years celebrations that are filled with dishes that have special meanings to the family.
  • 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.
  • Self-Checkout System
  • A system of grocery checkout in which consumers scan, pay for and bag their own groceries, thereby removing the need for a cashier at each register.

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    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
    • Helps you understand market dynamics to give you a deeper understanding industry competition and the supply chain.
    • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.
    The Ethnic Supermarkets market research report includes:
    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
    • And of course, much more

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