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Bakery Product Retailing in the UK: Market Research Report

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Bakery Product Retailing Market Research Report | SIC G47.240 | Sep 2016

Slice of life: The industry has benefited from growth opportunities, despite strong competition

IBISWorld’s Bakery Product Retailing market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Greggs plc Greggs plc market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • Operators have had to adapt to changing consumer preferences to remain competitive
  • Rising health consciousness has encouraged operators to offer healthier products
  • Margins are expected to come under increased pressure from rising wages
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Operators in the Bakery Product Retailing industry sell goods such as bread, cakes, rolls, pies and pasties. Confectioners that sell chocolate, toffee, fudge and other sugary items are also included in the industry. The industry has performed relatively well over the past five years, although changing consumer preferences have caused problems for a number of firms. However, higher demand for ready-to-eat meals has driven the sale of sandwiches and bakery snacks such as rolls and scones. Over the five years through 2016-17, industry revenue is expected to rise at a compound annual rate of 3.3% to reach £2.5 billion. Industry revenue is expected to increase by 1.9% in 2016-17... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

IBISWorld determines the capital intensity of an industry by comparing capital costs with wage costs. The Bakery Product Retailing industry is estimated to have a moderate level of capital intensity. Labour costs are estimated to account for 28.2% of revenue in 2016-17, which illustrates that the industry is fairly labour-intensive. Employees are required to handle and store food in accordance with health and safety regulations. The majority of bakeries and confectioneries make and process the food on-site, meaning that skilled bakers and confectioners are required. Employees are also required to serve customers and restock shelves and other areas as necessary.

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Additional Insights for the Bakery Product Retailing Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Bakery Product Retailing Industry are

  • Having a clear market position
  • Production of goods currently favoured by the market
  • Proximity to key markets
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Real household disposable income and Demand from supermarkets in the Bakery Product Retailing industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more


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    What is the Bakery Product Retailing Industry?

    This industry includes the retail sale of bread and bakery products including rolls, baps and cakes. It also includes the sale of sugar confectionery such as chocolates and sweets in specialised stores. In most instances, bakery product retailers also manufacture their products on the premises.

    Industry Products
    BreadSavoury bakery productsRolls and bapsSweet bakery productsSpeciality and ethnic productsConfectionery
    Industry Activities
    Bread, roll and bap retailing Sweet and savoury bakery product retailing Sugar confectionery, cake and cookie retailing

    Table of Contents
    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Real household disposable income
  • Demand from supermarkets
  • Health consciousness
  • Average weekly hours of work
  • World price of wheat
  • Current Performance
  • Supermarket competition
  • Changing the recipe
  • Input prices
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Supermarkets on a roll
  • Rising wages
  • Tailored produce
  • Table: Bakery Product Retailing Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Bakery Product Retailing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Bread & Bakery Goods Production
  • Chocolate & Confectionery Production
  • Dairy Product, Egg & Edible Oil Wholesaling
  • Products & Services
  • Bread
  • Savoury bakery products
  • Sweet bakery products
  • Confectionery
  • Rolls and baps
  • Speciality and ethnic products
  • Chart: Bakery Product Retailing Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Consumers aged between 18 and 35
  • Consumers aged between 36 and 50
  • Consumers aged over 50
  • Consumers aged under 18
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Bakery Product Retailing Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Bakery Product Retailing
  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Bakery Product Retailing Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Greggs plc
  • Table: Greggs plc - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Bakery Product Retailing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth
  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
  • Table: Industry Data for the Bakery Product Retailing Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Jargon & Glossary
    Artisanal Bakery
  • A bakery specialising in hand-made products produced by a skilled craftsman.
  • Confectioner
  • A shop that specialises in sweet products such as chocolate and toffee items.
  • Own-Label
  • A product packaged and marketed under the name of a particular retailer e.g. a supermarket chain.

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    The Bakery Product Retailing market research report includes:
    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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