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44511 Supermarkets & Grocery Stores in the US industry report

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IBISWorld Industry Report 44511 Supermarkets & Grocery Stores in the US July 2013 Jeffrey Cohen Trading up: Higher premium-brand sales are expected to benefit industry revenue 2 About this Industry 2 Industry Definition 2 Main Activities 2 Similar Industries 3 Additional Resources 4 Industry at a Glance 5 Industry Performance 5 Executive Summary 5 Key External Drivers 7 Current Performance 9 Industry Outlook 11 Industry Life Cycle 13 Products & Markets 13 Supply Chain 13 Products & Services 15 Demand Determinants 15 Major Markets 16 International Trade 17 Business Locations 19 Competitive Landscape 19 Market Share Concentration 19 Key Success Factors 19 Cost Structure Benchmarks 21 Basis of Competition 21 Barriers to Entry 22 Industry Globalization 23 Major Companies 23 The Kroger Co. 24 Safeway Inc. 26 Operating Conditions 26 Capital Intensity 27 Technology & Systems 27 Revenue Volatility 28 Regulation & Policy 29 Industry Assistance 30 Key Statistics 30 Industry Data 30 Annual Change 30 Key Ratios 31 Jargon & Glossary | 1-800-330-3772 | info @ ibisworld.com
Supermarkets & Grocery Stores in the US July 2013 2 The Supermarkets and Grocery Stores industry makes up the largest food retail channel in the United States. These establishments retail general lines of food products, including fresh and prepared meats, poultry and seafood, canned and frozen foods, fresh fruits and vegetables and various dairy products. Delicatessens primarily engaged in retailing food are also included. The primary activities of this industry are Retailing a general line of food 44512 Convenience Stores in the US Establishments primarily engaged in retailing a limited line of goods, known as convenience stores or food marts (except those with fuel pumps). 44711 Gas Stations with Convenience Stores in the US Establishments primarily engaged in retailing automotive fuels in combination with a convenience store or food mart. 45291 Warehouse Clubs & Supercenters in the US Establishments engaged in retailing general groceries (but not as their primary activity), as well as general lines of new merchandise. 45439 Direct Selling Companies in the US Establishments primarily engaged in retailing frozen food and freezer plans via direct sales to residential customers. Industry Definition Main Activities Similar Industries About this Industry The major products and services in this industry are Beverages (including alcohol) Dairy products Drugs and health products Fresh and frozen meat Frozen foods Fruit and vegetables Other food items Other non-food items IBISWorld writes over 700 US industry reports, which are updated up to four times a year. To see all reports, go to
Supermarkets & Grocery Stores in the US July 2013 3 About this Industry Additional Resources For additional information on this industry Food Marketing Institute National Association for Retail Marketing Services National Association of Convenience Stores The World Bank

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