Research and Markets: The Future of Retailing in South Africa to 2015

DUBLIN--()--Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of iCD Research's new report "The Future of Retailing in South Africa to 2015" to their offering.

This report provides uniquely detailed data on the size and development of retail sales of individual product types through specific retail channels and formats in South Africa. It provides a detailed and comprehensive analysis of the trends affecting market development through both historic and forecast data. For those in a hurry, an overview chapter provides the essential top line view, while in depth chapters give all the details both by product and by channel.

"The Future of Retailing in South Africa to 2015" is based upon an extensive, cross-country, industry research program which brings together ICD Intelligence's research, modelling and analysis expertise in order to develop uniquely detailed market data. It provides detailed analysis of past and future trends - crucially providing retail sales data not just by channel and by product, but showing product sales through different channels. This allows marketers interested in retailing to determine how to account for the development of retail trade overall and to know which channels are in the ascendency for which products in the coming years.

Data sets are provided for 2005 through to 2015, with actuals being provided for 2010. All initial market sizing and analysis is conducted in local currency in order to ensure local trends are reflected in the data before conversion into other currencies.

Reasons to buy

This report provides readers with unparalled levels of detail and insight into the development of retail sales within South Africa:

  • Highly granular future forecasts and historic market data can improve market and strategic planning
  • Understand which channels and products will be the major winners and losers in the coming years
  • Know the share of sales between different products in your key channels and how this will develop
  • Assess the impact of economic recession and recovery on market growth

Key Highlights

Specialist retailers are the biggest gainers in South Africa retail industry with a market share of 53.1% in 2010 followed by general retailers with 38.7%. With a CAGR of 31.66%, online retailers were the fastest growing channel group in the industry. In product terms, food & grocery lead the market in South Africa in 2010 with a market share of 56.7%, followed by apparel, accessories & luxury goods.

Online retailers will be the fastest growing channel in the forecast period (2010-2015). Specialist retailers and general retailers will be the leading channel groups with a market share of 51.6% and 39.7% respectively. Books, news and stationery will be the fastest growing category group with a CAGR of 13.88% from 2010 through 2015.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Introduction

2 South Africa Retail Sales Overview

3 Channel Group Analysis: Discount Retailers

4 Channel Group Analysis: General Retailers

5 Channel Group Analysis: Specialist Retailers

6 Channel Group Analysis: Online Retailers

7 Category Analysis: Apparel, Accessories & Luxury Goods

8 Category Group Analysis: Books, News & Stationery

9 Category Group Analysis: Electrical & Electronics

10 Category Group Analysis: Food & Grocery

11 Category Group Analysis: Furniture & Floor Coverings

12 Category Group Analysis: Home & Garden Products

13 Category Group Analysis: Music, Video and Entertainment Software

14 Category Group Analysis: Sports & Leisure Equipment

15 Business Environment and Country Risk

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Research and Markets
Laura Wood, Senior Manager,
U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907
Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716