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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

IBISWorld’s Meat & Meat Product Retailing market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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 Locations Chapter

The geographical location of meat retailers is partly determined by population distribution. However, the main factor seems to be the proximity to UK farms, meat suppliers, and distributors. The nature of the products means that large distances cannot be covered while maintaining the high quality of the product.

The North West

The North West is home to the largest number of establishments, with the region accounting for 11.4% industry establishments. The region contains all of Gabbotts Farm retail outlets and is in close proximity with suppliers. Bustling cities such as Manchester and Liverpool also have relatively high disposable income levels... 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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