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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 2017

Prime cuts: Despite revenue growth, rising external competition will lead to industry exits

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 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • Low consumer confidence is expected to decrease demand and limit revenue growth
  • The horsemeat and poultry scandals increased industry demand at the beginning of the five-year period
  • Supermarkets are expected to improve their supply chains, boosting external competition
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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 five years, operators have faced a challenging environment. Growing levels of external competition from supermarkets have hampered revenue growth, as supermarkets offer similar products at cheaper prices. However, scandals surrounding meat contaminated with horsemeat in supermarkets has supported revenue growth. Traces of horse DNA were found in beef burgers sold by several major supermarkets in 2013. This scandal continues to have a lasting influence on consumer preferences and attitudes towards the meat industry... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Meat and Meat Product Retailing industry is in the mature stage of its life cycle. Industry value added, which measures the value that the industry adds to the economy, is growing at a very slow rate, which is a key indicator of an industry in the mature stage of its life cycle stage. Over the 10 years through 2021-22, industry value added is expected to increase at a compound annual rate of 0.1%, while GDP is expected to increase at a compound annual rate of 2.3% over the same period.

Products within the industry are clearly defined, which is a trait of an industry in the mature stage of its life cycle. Mince, steaks, sausages and chops remain staple items sold by operators. The.. purchase to read more

Additional Insights for the Meat & Meat Product Retailing Industry

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

  • Effective cost controls
  • Attractive product presentation
  • Ability to attract local support/patronage
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from supermarkets and Total meat consumption in the Meat & Meat Product Retailing industry impact industry performance... 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

    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
  • Demand from supermarkets
  • Total meat consumption
  • Real household disposable income
  • Health consciousness
  • Current Performance
  • Supermarkets clean up
  • Scandalous sales
  • Pressure on profit
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Referendum effect
  • Rising competition
  • Ethical issues
  • Meat consumption
  • Innovation and employment
  • Operating online
  • Table: Meat & Meat Product Retailing Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Meat & Meat Product Retailing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Meat Product Manufacturing
  • Meat Wholesaling
  • Poultry Meat Processing
  • Prepared Meal Manufacturing
  • Products & Services
  • Poultry
  • Beef and veal
  • Pork
  • Lamb and mutton
  • Other
  • Chart: Meat & Meat Product Retailing Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Highest quintile income earners
  • Second-highest quintile income earners
  • Third-highest quintile income earners
  • Fourth-highest quintile income earners
  • Lowest quintile income earners
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Meat & Meat 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 Meat & Meat Product Retailing
  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition
  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Meat & Meat Product Retailing Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    There are no major players in this industry
    Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Meat & Meat 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 Meat & Meat 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
    Organic Produce
  • Food that has been grown without synthetic pesticides or additives.
  • Poultry
  • Meat from birds such as chickens, ducks, turkeys and pheasants.
  • Veal
  • Meat from a domestic cow or bull in its first year.

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    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
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    • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.
    The Meat & Meat 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
    • And of course, much more

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