Supermarkets, Discounters and Convenience stores analysis - 2017

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This report looks at the grocery sector across the Big 4 supermarkets, discounters (Aldi, Lidl, Home Bargains etc) and convenience stores over five years (2012 - 2017), with a focus on changes over 12 months from January 2017 - January 2018.

Three key takeaways:

  • The growth of discount stores has been slowing since a peak of +297 in 2014.
  • The Big 4 Supermarkets are back to growth after Morrisons closures in 2016 sent the overall figure into decline.
  • The number of convenience stores has increased by 17% in the five years from 2012.

This report also features:

  1. A review of independent occupiers in the convenience sector.
  2. A look at the premium grocery brands including Waitrose, M&S and Whole Foods Market.
  3. A look at key trends within the grocery sector including recycling of vacant units, supermarket concessions and Amazon.
  4. Case studies on Yorkshire and the Humber and the Tesco/Booker deal.
  5. Commentary and predictions from sector experts.

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