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Fruit & Vegetable Retailers in the UK: Market Research Report

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Fruit & Vegetable Retailers Market Research Report | SIC G47.210 | Oct 2016

Slim pickings: Industry revenue comes under pressure from competition from supermarkets

IBISWorld’s Fruit & Vegetable Retailers 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
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£1bn
Annual Growth 12-17
-1.9%
Annual Growth 17-22
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Profit
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Employment
12,954
Businesses
3,087
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Businesses in the Fruit and Vegetable Retailers industry sell fresh and preserved fruits and vegetables in specialised stores. The industry has faced a growing amount of competition from supermarkets over the past five years. Large chain supermarkets have continued to extend their ranges of fresh produce, while consumers have chosen the convenience of supermarkets over specialised retailers, causing industry revenue to suffer accordingly. The supermarket price war sparked in early 2014 exerted downward pressure on fruit and vegetable retail prices. As a result, fruit and vegetable retail prices declined over 2014-15 and have yet to pick up... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

New companies face low barriers to entry. While competition is high, this does not prevent new companies from entering the market. New companies require funds to establish a shop and a steady supply of fruit and vegetable stock from farmers or wholesalers. Given the relatively short product life span and risk of food spoilage, shop owners need to have products delivered on a constant basis. These factors could be considered barriers to entry.

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What is the Fruit & Vegetable Retailers Industry?

Firms in this industry specialise in the sale of fresh fruit and vegetables or prepared and preserved fruit and vegetables.

Industry Products
BerriesCitrus and stone fruitsApples, pears and bananasOther fruitLeaf and stem vegetables and cabbagesRoot and tuber vegetablesOther vegetables
 
Industry Activities
Fresh fruit retailingFresh vegetable retailingPrepared and preserved fruit and vegetable retailing


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