Retailing in Uruguay
Euromonitor International
April 2022

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RETAILING IN URUGUAY
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
Retailing in 2021: The big picture
E-commerce options continue to grow
Health and wellness, as well as protecting the environment, increasingly driving value sales
What next for retailing?
OPERATING ENVIRONMENT
Informal retailing
Opening hours
Summary 1 Standard Opening Hours by Channel Type 2021
Physical retail landscape
Cash and carry
Seasonality
Navidad (Christmas)
Vuelta a Clases (Back to School)
Payments
Delivery and collections
Emerging business models
MARKET DATA
Table 1 Sales in Retailing by Store-based vs Non-Store: Value 2016-2021
Table 2 Sales in Retailing by Store-based vs Non-Store: % Value Growth 2016-2021
Table 3 Sales in Store-Based Retailing by Channel: Value 2016-2021
Table 4 Sales in Store-Based Retailing by Channel: % Value Growth 2016-2021
Table 5 Store-Based Retailing Outlets by Channel: Units 2016-2021
Table 6 Store-Based Retailing Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2016-2021
Table 7 Sales in Non-Store Retailing by Channel: Value 2016-2021
Table 8 Sales in Non-Store Retailing by Channel: % Value Growth 2016-2021
Table 9 Non-Grocery Specialists: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2016-2021
Table 10 Non-Grocery Specialists: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2016-2021
Table 11 Sales in Non-Grocery Specialists by Channel: Value 2016-2021
Table 12 Sales in Non-Grocery Specialists by Channel: % Value Growth 2016-2021
Table 13 Non-Grocery Specialists Outlets by Channel: Units 2016-2021
Table 14 Non-Grocery Specialists Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2016-2021
Table 15 Retailing GBO Company Shares: % Value 2017-2021
Table 16 Retailing GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2018-2021
Table 17 Store-based Retailing GBO Company Shares: % Value 2017-2021
Table 18 Store-based Retailing GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2018-2021
Table 19 Store-based Retailing LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2018-2021
Table 20 Non-Store Retailing GBO Company Shares: % Value 2017-2021
Table 21 Non-Store Retailing GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2018-2021
Table 22 Non-Grocery Specialists GBO Company Shares: % Value 2017-2021
Table 23 Non-Grocery Specialists GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2018-2021
Table 24 Non-Grocery Specialists LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2018-2021
Table 25 Non-Grocery Specialists LBN Brand Shares: Selling Space 2018-2021
Table 26 Forecast Sales in Retailing by Store-based vs Non-Store: Value 2021-2026
Table 27 Forecast Sales in Retailing by Store-based vs Non-Store: % Value Growth 2021-2026
Table 28 Forecast Sales in Store-Based Retailing by Channel: Value 2021-2026
Table 29 Forecast Sales in Store-Based Retailing by Channel: % Value Growth 2021-2026
Table 30 Forecast Store-Based Retailing Outlets by Channel: Units 2021-2026
Table 31 Forecast Store-Based Retailing Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2021-2026
Table 32 Forecast Sales in Non-Store Retailing by Channel: Value 2021-2026
Table 33 Forecast Sales in Non-Store Retailing by Channel: % Value Growth 2021-2026
Table 34 Non-Grocery Specialists Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2021-2026
Table 35 Non-Grocery Specialists Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2021-2026
Table 36 Forecast Sales in Non-Grocery Specialists by Channel: Value 2021-2026
Table 37 Forecast Sales in Non-Grocery Specialists by Channel: % Value Growth 2021-2026
Table 38 Forecast Non-Grocery Specialists Outlets by Channel: Units 2021-2026
Table 39 Forecast Non-Grocery Specialists Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2021-2026
DISCLAIMER
SOURCES
Summary 2 Research Sources
MODERN GROCERY RETAILERS IN URUGUAY
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2021 DEVELOPMENTS
Ta-Ta looks to support local
Devoto and Disco increasingly focus on healthy eating
New leader for forecourt retailers
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Moderate value growth, though inflation a threat
Continued focus on developing private label ranges
Border retailers lose out as consumers cross border to Argentina
CHANNEL DATA
Table 40 Modern Grocery Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2016-2021
Table 41 Modern Grocery Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2016-2021
Table 42 Sales in Modern Grocery Retailers by Channel: Value 2016-2021
Table 43 Sales in Modern Grocery Retailers by Channel: % Value Growth 2016-2021
Table 44 Modern Grocery Retailers Outlets by Channel: Units 2016-2021
Table 45 Modern Grocery Retailers Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2016-2021
Table 46 Modern Grocery Retailers GBO Company Shares: % Value 2017-2021
Table 47 Modern Grocery Retailers GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2018-2021
Table 48 Modern Grocery Retailers LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2018-2021
Table 49 Modern Grocery Retailers LBN Brand Shares: Selling Space 2018-2021
Table 50 Modern Grocery Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2021-2026
Table 51 Modern Grocery Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2021-2026
Table 52 Forecast Sales in Modern Grocery Retailers by Channel: Value 2021-2026
Table 53 Forecast Sales in Modern Grocery Retailers by Channel: % Value Growth 2021-2026
Table 54 Forecast Modern Grocery Retailers Outlets by Channel: Units 2021-2026
Table 55 Forecast Modern Grocery Retailers Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2021-2026
TRADITIONAL GROCERY RETAILERS IN URUGUAY
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2021 DEVELOPMENTS
Fall in constant value sales in 2021
Traditional grocery retailing remains highly fragmented with no stand-out company recording significant value share
Online platform AlmacenesUY looks to increase online presence of traditional grocery retailers
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Traditional formats under threat, as modern grocery retailers continue to steal value share
Traditional grocery retailers set to become more reliant on low-income consumers
A franchise model could offer potential for growth
CHANNEL DATA
Table 56 Traditional Grocery Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2016-2021
Table 57 Traditional Grocery Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2016-2021
Table 58 Traditional Grocery Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2021-2026
Table 59 Traditional Grocery Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2021-2026
APPAREL AND FOOTWEAR SPECIALIST RETAILERS IN URUGUAY
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2021 DEVELOPMENTS
Fall in constant value sales in 2021
International brands commit to e-commerce
Big international names continue to invest in Uruguay
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Moderate constant value growth over forecast period
E-commerce continues to gain value share
Cross-border shopping in Argentina dampens value sales
CHANNEL DATA
Table 60 Apparel And Footwear Specialist Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2016-2021
Table 61 Apparel And Footwear Specialist Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2016-2021
Table 62 Apparel And Footwear Specialist Retailers GBO Company Shares: % Value 2017-2021
Table 63 Apparel And Footwear Specialist Retailers GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2018-2021
Table 64 Apparel And Footwear Specialist Retailers LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2018-2021
Table 65 Apparel And Footwear Specialist Retailers LBN Brand Shares: Selling Space 2018-2021
Table 66 Apparel And Footwear Specialist Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2021-2026
Table 67 Apparel And Footwear Specialist Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2021-2026
HEALTH AND BEAUTY SPECIALIST RETAILERS IN URUGUAY
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2021 DEVELOPMENTS
Fall in constant value sales in 2021
Farmashop expands product range
San Roque updating its outlets
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Healthy growth over forecast period
Drugstores/parapharmacies become biggest channel over forecast period
E-commerce continues to gain value share
CHANNEL DATA
Table 68 Health and Beauty Specialist Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2016-2021
Table 69 Health and Beauty Specialist Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2016-2021
Table 70 Sales in Health and Beauty Specialist Retailers by Channel: Value 2016-2021
Table 71 Sales in Health and Beauty Specialist Retailers by Channel: % Value Growth 2016-2021
Table 72 Health and Beauty Specialist Retailers GBO Company Shares: % Value 2017-2021
Table 73 Health and Beauty Specialist Retailers GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2018-2021
Table 74 Health and Beauty Specialist Retailers LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2018-2021
Table 75 Health and Beauty Specialist Retailers LBN Brand Shares: Selling Space 2018-2021
Table 76 Health and Beauty Specialist Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2021-2026
Table 77 Health and Beauty Specialist Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2021-2026
Table 78 Forecast Sales in Health and Beauty Specialist Retailers by Channel: Value 2021-2026
Table 79 Forecast Sales in Health and Beauty Specialist Retailers by Channel: % Value Growth 2021-2026
MIXED RETAILERS IN URUGUAY
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2021 DEVELOPMENTS
Recovery after temporary store closures in 2020
Lojas Renner stalls expansion
Consumers can become brand ambassadors and earn commission
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Very healthy constant value growth over forecast period
No new players over forecast period
E-commerce continues to gain value share
CHANNEL DATA
Table 80 Mixed Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2016-2021
Table 81 Mixed Retailers: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2016-2021
Table 82 Sales in Mixed Retailers by Channel: Value 2016-2021
Table 83 Sales in Mixed Retailers by Channel: % Value Growth 2016-2021
Table 84 Mixed Retailers Outlets by Channel: Units 2016-2021
Table 85 Mixed Retailers Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2016-2021
Table 86 Mixed Retailers GBO Company Shares: % Value 2017-2021
Table 87 Mixed Retailers GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2018-2021
Table 88 Mixed Retailers LBN Brand Shares: Outlets 2018-2021
Table 89 Mixed Retailers LBN Brand Shares: Selling Space 2018-2021
Table 90 Mixed Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space 2021-2026
Table 91 Mixed Retailers Forecasts: Value Sales, Outlets and Selling Space: % Growth 2021-2026
Table 92 Forecast Sales in Mixed Retailers by Channel: Value 2021-2026
Table 93 Forecast Sales in Mixed Retailers by Channel: % Value Growth 2021-2026
Table 94 Forecast Mixed Retailers Outlets by Channel: Units 2021-2026
Table 95 Forecast Mixed Retailers Outlets by Channel: % Unit Growth 2021-2026
DIRECT SELLING IN URUGUAY
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2021 DEVELOPMENTS
Fall in constant value sales in 2021
Direct sellers adjust to the online space
Nuvó Cosméticos retains lead thanks to strong brands
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Muted constant value growth over forecast period
E-commerce a growing threat to direct selling
Omnichannel strategy is the way forward
CHANNEL DATA
Table 96 Direct Selling by Category: Value 2016-2021
Table 97 Direct Selling by Category: % Value Growth 2016-2021
Table 98 Direct Selling GBO Company Shares: % Value 2017-2021
Table 99 Direct Selling GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2018-2021
Table 100 Direct Selling Forecasts by Category: Value 2021-2026
Table 101 Direct Selling Forecasts by Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026
E-COMMERCE (GOODS) IN URUGUAY
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2021 DEVELOPMENTS
Continued healthy growth in 2021
Beyond third party merchants, grocery retailer Henderson & Cía (Tienda Inglesa) leads e-commerce in value share in 2021
Amazon further commits to Uruguay
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Rosey outlook over forecast period
Increased regulation for e-commerce sales of food and drink
Argentinian founded Mercado Libre goes from strength to strength
CHANNEL DATA
Table 102 E-Commerce (Goods) by Channel and Category: Value 2016-2021
Table 103 E-Commerce (Goods) by Channel and Category: % Value Growth 2016-2021
Table 104 E-Commerce (Goods) GBO Company Shares: % Value 2017-2021
Table 105 E-Commerce (Goods) GBN Brand Shares: % Value 2018-2021
Table 106 Forecast E-Commerce (Goods) by Channel and Category: Value 2021-2026
Table 107 Forecast E-Commerce (Goods) by Channel and Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026
MOBILE E-COMMERCE (GOODS) IN URUGUAY
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2021 DEVELOPMENTS
Continued healthy growth in 2021
WhatsApp key tool for SMEs
Increasing number of proprietary apps
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Fastest growing retail channel over forecast period
Incentivise customers to use mobile payments
Leader Mercado Libre drives momentum in mobile payments
CHANNEL DATA
Table 108 Mobile E-Commerce (Goods): Value 2016-2021
Table 109 Mobile E-Commerce (Goods): % Value Growth 2016-2021
Table 110 Mobile E-Commerce (Goods) Forecasts: Value 2021-2026
Table 111 Mobile E-Commerce (Goods) Forecasts: % Value Growth 2021-2026