4 reports

Lockdown as a result of the pandemic negatively affected most areas of retailing at the end of the review period. Mandated to close during the national lockdown retailers were hard hit. Furthermore, economic uncertainty and declining consumer disposable incomes led consumers to become more budget conscious, limiting their spending to essential...

  • Retail
  • Lithuania
  • Online Retail Sales
  • Retail Revenue

Variety stores remained the only channel within mixed retailers in 2021. This channel includes a wide range of consumer goods, from clothing to electronics and food products. During 2020 and the start of 2021, variety stores were mandated to close during the lockdown, as a result of which they incurred significant losses in value sales. However,...

  • Retail
  • Lithuania
  • Labour Utilisation
  • Disposable Income

There are only a handful of mixed retail outlets in Kenya, and as COVID-19 led consumers to tighten their belts and reduce their discretionary spending, 2020 was a difficult year for them. Variety stores are mostly frequented by young, urban consumers who like to go to such stores to window shop and bargain hunt, and both of these activities...

  • Retail
  • Grocery Store
  • Kenya
  • Internet Penetration
  • Car Ownership

Mixed retailing was one of the strongest performing channels in 2020 thanks to being mostly represented by variety stores. These outlets offer various products at low prices – something that was greatly appreciated by economically hit consumers. Furthermore, variety stores were not obliged to close during the lockdowns because they sell a...

  • Retail
  • Kazakhstan
  • Smartphone Penetration
  • In Store Sales