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Bharatbook added a new report on “Retail Futures Q2 2010: Food & Grocery” which gives in-depth analysis and forecast on Food and Grocery Retailing Market.

Retail Futures Q2 2010: Food & Grocery

Retail Futures is a unique forecasting tool providing dynamic forecasts of market demand and price pressures – with full explanation of assumptions made – every three months. Sectors include; Clothing & Footwear, DIY & Gardening, Electricals, Furniture & Floorcoverings, Food & Grocery, Health & Beauty, Homewares and Online, plus a Sector Summary forecast. ( )


* Brief review of economic trends and how they impact retail, explaining how we believe key economic metrics will evolve over the next two years.
* Forecasts of how overall retail and retail sectors will fare over the next nine quarters, examining volume, inflation and overall growth rates.
* Category level forecasts are provided to fully inform growth strategies.
* Forecast for online retailing, analysing total online spend, split down into food and non-food.


Another difficult year ahead.

* Stronger growth in Q2 – but entirely driven by inflation
* Even with soft comparatives growth set to be weak, and continue to be so.
* Retailers are going to have to work much harder to win share of consumer spending.

Non-food growth weak.

* Within non food only clothing & footwear and health & beauty are expected to see any growth in Q2…
* … driven by inflation, with the return of VAT to 17.5%.
* Weakness of sterling and high cotton costs place further inflationary pressures.

Easing food inflation dents overall growth.

* Inflation in food & grocery much lower than 2009 – falling commodity prices, fewer seasonal fluctuations
* Intense competition among supermarkets keeps downward pressure on prices

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