The retail sector reports of EMIS Insights analyse the household income, the consumer demand patterns and the sales of FMCG. Other topics include the main retail chains and the types of distribution channels, especially malls, department stores, supermarkets, open-air markets and small shops. E-commerce, if developed, is covered, too. The main product groups, whose sales we review in detail, include groceries, electronics, pharmaceuticals, fuel, and clothing and shoes.
Each report contains in-depth analysis of the sector’s importance for the country’s economy, detailed statistics and infographics. The report includes executive summary, sector and subsector overviews, competitive and regulatory environment, as well as thorough company profiles of the top market players.
Argentina is the second-largest economy in South America after Brazil in terms of nominal GDP. It is an important consumer market with a population of over 43.6mn people, as of December 2016. During the period 2011–2016, the trade sector ...READ MORE
Poland's retail sector is well-developed and has provided a good springboard not only for its representatives, but also for the economy as a whole, as it cushioned the slowdowns in the last two economic cycles. The sector employs around 18% of the ...READ MORE
Chile’s is a relatively small economy – 42nd-largest in the world and sixth-biggest economy in Latin America in 2016, according to the World Bank. However, its retail sector is well developed, mature and sophisticated, and in many aspects ...READ MORE
Russia is the ninth most populous country in the world and is among the largest consumer markets on a global scale. It is a commodity dependent economy as trade contributes about 20% to the country’s GDP. In recent years the retail sector in ...READ MORE
China is the world’s second-largest retail market and a global leader in e-commerce. Despite the slowdown of China’s economy, the sector offers bright prospects, particularly due to the rising spending power of Chinese consumers. In 2016, ...READ MORE
The growth of India's retail sector was driven by positive demographic trends, an ongoing urbanisation and a growing middle class. In FY2016 trade accounted for 9.5% of the country’s GDP and attracted 9.7% of total FDI, while providing work for ...READ MORE
China is the world’s second-largest retail market and a global leader in e-commerce. Despite the slowdown of China’s economy, the sector offers bright prospects, particularly due to the rising spending power of Chinese consumers. In the ...READ MORE
Retail is a dynamic sector with excellent prospects in Indonesia. The country boasts the world’s fourth-largest population, at 256 million in 2015, and is also the largest market in South-East Asia. Global consultancy A.T. Kearney ranked ...READ MORE
China is the world’s second-largest retail market, and is projected to become the largest in 2017 or 2018. The country is already the global leader in e-commerce. Despite the slowdown of China’s economy and the consequent deceleration in ...READ MORE
The Thai retail sector is highly dynamic. Over the past years, modern retailing has almost supplanted traditional retail as the preferred way for Thai consumers to purchase their goods. The convenience store retail format is particularly popular in ...READ MORE