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 2016

Chewing the fat: The industry must emphasise quality in order to continue expanding

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
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Companies operating 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 encroached on industry operators' revenue by offering similar products at cheaper prices. Over much of the period the industry has also faced higher purchase costs owing to high animal feed prices, which have pushed up the cost of meat to the detriment of profit margins. Over the five years through 2015-16, industry revenue is forecast to increase at a compound annual rate of 2.5% to total £3.2 billion. This includes an expected increase of 0.7% in the current year... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

The Meat and Meat Product Retailing industry faces moderate barriers to entry, the initial start-up cost being the main barrier that must be overcome. Prospective entrants will need to secure retail space with close proximity to a high number of shoppers in order to drive in customers. In an era where the retail industry remains significantly fragile, new entrants must ensure the geographical location chosen is in need of the service otherwise the chances of success will be slim. Furthermore, prospective entrants will need to invest in machinery used to prepare the meat daily.

In addition to this, entrants may need to develop supply links with wholesalers, meat suppliers, and farms... 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. The industry excludes products sold in supermarkets.

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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