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

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
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 SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Meat and Meat Product Retailing industry is in the decline stage of its life cycle. The value that the industry adds to the economy is weakening, a key indicator of its declining life cycle stage. Over the 10 years through 2019-20, the industry's contribution to GDP is expected to decrease at a compound annual rate of 0.6%, while GDP is expected to increase at a compound annual rate of 2.2% over the same period. Industry participants have been affected by consumer trends and the increase in external competition, which has also affected profitability severely. The number of enterprises in the industry has declined in large part due to greater competition from supermarket chains... 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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