LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In spite of the fact that consumers became more cautious and cut their expenditures due to the economic uncertainty, the store-based retailing in the country experienced a retail sales growth in terms of value in 2012. In February 2013, the total retail sales in Sweden grew by approximately 3.5% y-o-y.
Internet retailing is the most promising and fastest growing market segment. It has grown substantially over the past several years, driven mainly by the rising technological awareness of the Swedish population, increasing broadband adoption and usage, ongoing improvements in the E-commerce infrastructure as well as enhancing online consumer spending. In 2009, there were nearly 4 million online consumers in the country. By 2014, the number is likely to climb to 6 million, with online buyers spending around EUR 5 billion in internet shops.
Research report “Retailing in Sweden” elaborated by Euromonitor International Ltd. provides in-depth insights into the retailing industry in Sweden. The study reviews the top trends and factors influencing the industry development; scrutinizes retail channels and offers detailed sectors analyses; presents historic, present and forecast data on the market. The research covers both non-store and store-based retailing; profiles the dominant retailers and describes their performance; delves into the competitive environment. Furthermore, the report sheds light on the future market development through 2017.
Store-based channels discussed in the report 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. Non-store retail channels mentioned in the study: vending, homeshopping, internet retailing and direct selling.
Title: Retailing in Sweden
Published: March, 2013
Price: US$ 1,900.00
Retailing in Sweden Sees A Positive Performance in 2012
Economic Uncertainty Makes Consumers Cautious
Grocery Retailers Gain at the Expense of Non-grocery Retailers
Grocery Retailers Are the Biggest
Non-grocery Retailers Expected To Lose Ground
Key Trends and Developments
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