Food and Grocery Retailing in South Africa - Market Summary and Forecasts ;Comprehensive overview of the market, consumer, and competitive context, with retail sales value and forecasts to 2019

Food and Grocery Retailing in South Africa - Market Summary and Forecasts ;Comprehensive overview of the market, consumer, and competitive context, with retail sales value and forecasts to 2019
Vente au détail
Décembre 2015
Afrique du Sud
Type de Produit
Market Report
Description du rapport

Food and grocery accounted for 54.8% of total market retail sales in 2014. From ZAR514 billion in 2014, the food and grocery retail market is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 6.29% over the forecast period, to reach ZAR697 billion by 2019. Rising disposable income, an ongoing trend of rapid urbanization, the adoption of private label brands, and increasing competition among retailers will transform the consumption pattern among consumers.

Key Findings

- Packaged food is the largest product category sold as of 2014.

- Private labels brands are gaining increasing adoption among the South Africa consumers.

- Sales through online channel are expected to grow at a CAGR of 18.4% during 2014-2019


“Food and Grocery Retailing in South Africa - Market Summary and Forecasts” is a detailed sector report providing a comprehensive analysis of the emerging trends, forecasts and opportunities to 2019.

What else does this report offer?

- A thorough analysis of consumer trends changing

Table des matières


1.1 What is this Report About?

2 Executive Summary and Outlook

3 Market Context

3.1 Retail Scenario in South Africa

3.1.1 Stable economic conditions bode well for retailers

3.1.2 Being a consumption led economy augurs well for retailers

3.1.3 Services sector is the major sector for employment

3.1.4 Unemployment and labor unrest pose a challenge to the country's economy

3.1.5 Rising inflation rates - a key concern for retailers

3.1.6 Steady rise in consumption expenditure- an opportunity for retailers

3.1.7 Increasing urbanization offers growth opportunities for retailers

3.2 A major chunk of the population are young - a positive scenario for retail

4 South African Shoppers

4.1 South Africa presents more challenges than opportunities to newcomers

4.2 M-commerce on a rise as consumers increasingly adopt smartphones

4.3 Demand for private labels on a rise

4.4 Rising HNWI and aspirational middle class will support growth

4.5 Inbound tourism to boost retail sales

5 Doing Business in South Africa

5.1 Summary

5.1.1 Bureaucracy

5.1.2 Business culture

5.1.3 Infrastructure and logistics

5.2 Business reforms in South Africa

6 Retail - Product Sectors

6.1 Product Sector Analysis

6.1.1 Food and Grocery

6.2 Food and Grocery Category Overview

6.2.1 Food and Grocery by Channel

6.2.2 Food and Grocery by Category

6.3 Food and Grocery Category Analysis

6.3.1 Drinks

6.3.2 Household Products

6.3.3 Packaged Food

6.3.4 Tobacco

6.3.5 Unpackaged Food

6.4 Major Retailers

6.4.1 Food and Grocery

7 Appendix

7.1 Definitions

7.1.1 This report provides 2014 actual sales; while forecasts are provided for 2015 - 2019

7.2 Summary Methodology

7.2.1 Overview

7.2.2 The triangulated market sizing method

7.2.3 Industry surveys in the creation of retail market data

7.2.4 Quality control and standardized processes

7.3 About Conlumino

7.4 Disclaimer

Description de l'éditeur

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