15 reports

  • AFRICAN & EASTERN NE BVI LTD IN ALCOHOLIC DRINKS (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES)
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

In the run-up to Expo 2020 and in a bid to attract and welcome close to 20 million tourists, the country is focusing on communicating its heritage. Tourists from countries such as the UK, Saudi Arabia and India have contributed greatly to the number of arrivals, but in the years to come a broader range of countries are to be targeted. Travel...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Lager
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Demand
  • Trade
  • COMPANY BACKGROUND

With 23 retail outlets already across the United Arab Emirates, African & Eastern is expected to focus on opening new stores in order to compete more effectively with its main rival, Maritime & Mercantile International (MMI). African & Eastern is constantly adding to its product portfolio and will likely continue to do so over the forecast...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Africa
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Market Competition
  • MARITIME & MERCANTILE INTERNATIONAL LLC (MMI)

Maritime & Mercantile aims to continue to grow organically through the diversification of its product portfolio and by focusing on growing consumer trends such as organic wine and flavour diversification in spirits in order to remain competitive. The retailer is also planning to open new retail outlets over the forecast period in order to...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Spirits
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Trade
  • Bacardi Limited
  • Components of change - by Market
  • CATEGORY DEFINITIONS

Country Profile: Spirits in the UAE Summary The UAE spirits sector is led by the ‘whiskey’ category in both value and volume terms, and the category is also expected to register the fastest value and volume growth during 2017-2022. ‘On-trade transactions accounted for the leading share in the distribution...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Market Segment
  • Diageo plc
  • Pernod Ricard SA
  • The UAE consumers are opting for value for money products in the Wine market
  • The UAE Wine & Spirits Sales Distribution (Ltr Million)

Summary The Wine market in the UAE is expected to register higher growth in value terms during 2015-2020 as compared to 2010-2015. The Still Wine category has the highest volume share also Still Wine is forecast to register fastest value growth during 2015-2020. On-trade is the leading distribution channel across all Wine categories....

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Market Size
  • Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA
  • LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
  • OPERATING ENVIRONMENT

On-trade outlets have benefited from the strong eating-out culture in the United Arab Emirates. However, the country is also witnessing an increase in home consumption, especially during the summer months. The process of applying for a licence to buy alcohol through the off-trade is relatively simple for most expatriates living in the United...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Beverage
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Demand
  • Trade
  • Heineken Remains the Leading Player in Alcoholic Drinks
  • Passport 10

As cider/perry remains a small alcoholic drinks category in the United Arab Emirates, the majority of restaurants and bars in the country offer only standard flavours such as apple and pear, which therefore dominate sales. The refreshing and palatable taste of cider/perry is welcome in the hot climate of the Middle East. While there are predominant...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Beverage
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Demand
  • Trade
  • Heineken NV Remains the Leading Player in Alcoholic Drinks
  • premixes

Bordeaux continues to be strong in on-trade sales in the country. However, New Age wine estates are gaining ground, such as Araujo, Colgin and Screaming Eagle. Australia, India and South Africa are joining the list. Viticulture is increasingly employing more sustainable ways to grow grapes and is having a markedly beneficial impact on the...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Wine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Demand
  • Trade
  • The UAE consumers are opting for premium products in the Spirits market
  • The UAE Wine & Spirits Sales Distribution (Ltr Million)

Summary The Spirits market in the UAE is expected to register lower growth during 2015-2020 compared to 2010-2015. Whiskey is the leading value category, while the Tequila and Mezcal category is forecast to register the fastest growth in both value and volume terms. The market for Specialty Spirits is highly fragmented in the country. Key...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Market Size
  • Diageo plc
  • Pernod Ricard SA
  • Category Definitions - Speciality Spirits Market

Specialty Spirits (Spirits) Market in the United Arab Emirates - Outlook to 2021: Market Size, Growth and Forecast Analytics Summary Specialty Spirits (Spirits) Market in the United Arab Emirates - Outlook to 2021: Market Size, Growth and Forecast Analytics is a broad level market review of Specialty...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Spirits
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Market Size
  • Costco Wholesale Corporation
  • Heineken NV Remains the Leading Player in Alcoholic Drinks
  • premixes

Premiumisation has led to an increased focus on single malt Scotch whisky and premium blends over the last few years. Another currently niche category that is gaining traction in terms of interest is Japanese whisky, with industry sources confirming that the flavours, bottle labels and aged nature of Japanese blends all inspire a certain level...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Spirits
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Demand
  • Trade
  • Alcoholic Drinks' Exemption From Excise Tax, Vat Contributes To Positive Growth
  • High On-trade Consumption Limits Growth To Single Digits in the United Arab Emirates

The United Arab Emirates continues to be a prominent holiday destination and commerce centre; a growing number of tourists and business professionals arriving from all over the world contributed to growth within fine wines/champagne and spirits in 2017; nevertheless, overall growth slowed down in 2016/2017 because major spenders on luxury...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Wine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Demand
  • KEY HEALTH & WELLNESS TRENDS

Legal drinking age exclusions for alcoholic drinks categories Panel criteria and screener questions in the survey prevented people not of legal drinking from answering any questions on alcoholic drinks.

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Wine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Demand
  • GlobalData's company
  • Heineken Remains the Leading Player in Alcoholic Drinks
  • Tourism Remains A Key Contributor To Alcoholic Drinks Sales

Non-alcoholic beer was the best-performing category in 2017, recording total volume growth of 7%. Sales were driven by the strong recognition of brands such as Barbican and Holsten. Non-alcoholic beer is popular not only in the country but also across the region. Retailers are allocating more shelf space to this category, which has posted...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Lager
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Demand
  • Trade

Social and cultural changes triggered the growth of the alcoholic beverages market.

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Beer
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Market Size
  • Supply