Retailing in South Africa

Retailing in South Africa

  • March 2020 •
  • 21 pages •
  • Report ID: 190401 •
  • Format: PDF
South Africa’s economy saw a slight improvement in 2019 but consumer confidence remains depressed due to recent tax changes, including an increase in the rate of VAT in 2018, greater restrictions on credit and low employment levels. Grocery retailers saw modest but sustained growth with traditional grocery retailers and convenience stores in particular benefitting from their convenient neighbourhood locations, with the latter looking to expand through converting existing informal spaza stores.

Retailing in South Africa report offers insight into key trends and developments driving the industry. The report examines all retail channels to provide sector insight. Channels include hypermarkets, supermarkets, discounters, convenience stores, mixed retailers, health and beauty retailers, clothing and footwear retailers, furniture and furnishing stores, DIY and hardware stores, durable goods retailers, leisure and personal goods retailers. There are profiles of leading retailers, with analysis of their performance and the challenges they face. There is also analysis of non-store retailing: vending; homeshopping; internet retailing; direct selling, as available.

Data coverage:
market sizes (historic and forecasts), company shares, brand shares and distribution data.

Why buy this report?
* Get a detailed picture of the Retailing market;
* Pinpoint growth sectors and identify factors driving change;
* Understand the competitive environment, the market’s major players and leading brands;
* Use five-year forecasts to assess how the market is predicted to develop.

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