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Florists in the UK: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Florists Market Research Report | SIC UK0.010 | Oct 2016

Wilting revenue: Low disposable income and consumer confidence have taken their toll

The Florists 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 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Florists industry is made up of all enterprises that specialise in the retailing of flower products and the provision of floristry services, whether products and services are purchased in store or online. The industry excludes non-specialist online retailers, supermarkets and department stores. Competition from these large external players has been the main challenge over the past five years, pushing traditional florists to the fringes of the market. Supermarkets are increasingly viewed as cheap, convenient and quality places to purchase flowers, at the cost of specialist retailers. The market for flowers and plants has shrunk significantly as household expenditure on these products has fallen.

Industry revenue is expected to decrease at a compound annual rate of 2.4%... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Florists industry is considered to be in the decline stage of its life cycle, even though some areas of the industry are growing. Industry value added, a measure of the industry's contribution to the overall economy, is expected to decrease at a compound annual rate of 0.2% over the 10 years through 2021-22. In comparison, GDP is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 2.3% over the same period, indicating that the industry's contribution to the economy is decreasing. Additionally, the number of establishments in the industry is expected to fall at a compound annual rate of 0.6% over the period, with fewer specialist florists operating in the industry in 2021-22 than 10 years earlier. Inc.. purchase to read more


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What is the Florists Industry?

This industry specialises in retailing cut flowers, floral arrangements and potted plants. Industry operators purchase these goods from domestic and international flower growers and wholesalers, and then sell them to the general public. The industry excludes non-specialist online retailers, supermarkets and department stores.

Industry Products
Arranged cut flowersGiftwareUnarranged cut flowersPlants
Industry Activities
Cut flower retailingPotted plant retailingSale of bouquets and gift basketsFlower arrangement services

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