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Meat & Meat Product Retailing in the UK: Market Research Report

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Meat & Meat Product Retailing Market Research Report | SIC G47.220 | Mar 2014

Beefed up revenue: Consumers turn to independent butchers for better quality meat

The Meat & Meat Product Retailing 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.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£3bn
Annual Growth 09-14
0.3%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
35,085
Businesses
6,081
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Companies in the Meat and Meat Product Retailing industry specialise in the sale of fresh and cooked meat. Businesses typically purchase produce from UK farms or suppliers. Over the past decade the industry has been subject to intense competition from supermarkets. Large supermarkets have taken industry operators' revenue by offering similar products at cheaper prices. This competition has intensified over the five years through 2013-14 as negative economic conditions prompted consumers to cut down on purchases and expenditure. Consumers have been lured in by the wider range, cheaper prices and the overall convenience that supermarkets offer. The industry also faces rising purchase costs owing to increasing feed prices, which have pushed up the cost of meat and shrunk profit margins... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

Specialised retailers in the Meat and Meat Product Retailing industry have been subject to a declining share of the total meat retailing market over the past decade as supermarkets have impinged on butchers' services and dominated the market by offering a wider range at cheaper prices. The situation was exacerbated by the negative economic climate, which resulted in consumers reconsidering purchases and decreasing expenditure, particularly in 2009-10 and 2010-11. High unemployment levels, fears over job security and rising utility prices decimated household disposable income in the period immediately following the financial crisis. Consumer budgets were squeezed as spending on food, energy bills and transportation increased... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Meat & Meat Product Retailing Industry?

The industry includes operators that specialise in the sale of meat such as poultry, beef, lamb, and pork. This industry excludes supermarket butchers.

Industry Products
Lamb and muttonBeef and vealPork Poultry
 
Industry Activities
Poultry retailingBeef and veal retailingPork, mutton, and lamb retailingCooked meats retailing


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