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 2015

Bringing home the bacon: Demand for high-quality meat supports industry revenue

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.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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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 taken industry operators' revenue by offering similar products at cheaper prices. The industry has also faced higher purchase costs owing to increasing feed prices, which have pushed up the cost of meat to the detriment of profit margins. Over the five years through 2014-15, industry revenue is forecast to increase at a compound annual rate of 2% to total £3.1 billion. This includes an expected increase of 2.1% in the current year... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

IBISWorld determines the capital intensity of an industry by comparing capital costs, measured as depreciation, with wage costs. The Meat and Meat Product Retailing industry has a moderate level of capital intensity. Labour costs are incurred through the need to have skilled employees to handle and store meat in accordance with health and safety regulations. Skilled butchers are also required to have an understanding of the different types of meat and cuts and effectively answer any customer queries that may arise. Furthermore, some retailers prepare cooked meats on-site and experienced cooks are often required. Labour costs are estimated to account for 13.6% of industry revenue in 2014-15.

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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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