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E-Commerce - The Internet Grocery Market Market Update 2014 Product Image

E-Commerce - The Internet Grocery Market Market Update 2014

  • Published: January 2014
  • Region: United Kingdom
  • 70 Pages
  • Key Note Publications Ltd

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Asda Group Ltd
  • J Sainsbury Plc
  • Ocado Ltd
  • Tesco Plc
  • Waitrose Ltd
  • MORE

This Market Update examines the Internet grocery market within the UK, in particular focusing on developments within the supermarkets online sector and the niche or specialist suppliers sector of the market. E-commerce is a relatively new consumer marketplace within which existing in-store retailers, as well as emerging online-only retailers, are building on opportunities to expand and reach a wider consumer base via multi-channel strategies. In this sense, the marketplace is currently in a state of development and the market's value is rising at a double-digit growth rate each year, with an estimated 18% increase having occurred between 2012 and 2013.

The supermarkets online sector largely consists of the dominant grocery retailers within the UK, notably the ‘big four': Tesco, ASDA, Sainsbury's and Waitrose; as well as online-only brand Ocado. Dominating the marketplace through innovations in mobile technology such as customer-interfacing smartphone applications (apps), as well as expanding click-and-collect services and distribution coverage, the market leaders are able to provide convenient services to a wide customer base. Although accounting for the minority share READ MORE >

Foreword

Executive Summary

Market Definition

REPORT COVERAGE

MARKET SECTORS

Supermarkets Online

Niche and Specialist Suppliers

MARKET TRENDS

Rising Cost of Groceries

Increasing Internet Access

Rising Smartphone Usage

Companies Expand Into M-Commerce

Changing Nature of Consumers

ECONOMIC TRENDS

MARKET POSITION

The UK

Overseas

Market Size

THE TOTAL MARKET

BY MARKET SECTOR

Supermarkets Online

Niche and Specialist Suppliers

Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats

STRENGTHS

WEAKNESSES

OPPORTUNITIES

THREATS

Current Issues

CORPORATE PARTNERSHIPS

Ocado and Waitrose Part Ways

Morrisons and Ocado Partnership

ASDA and Transport for London Collaborate

NEW WEBSITE LAUNCHES AND INCREASED COMPETITION IN THE MARKETPLACE

Amazon

Morrisons

The Co-operative

CORPORATE ACTIVITY

Tesco

Thorntons

Waitrose

NEW TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION AND ONLINE DEVELOPMENTS

New M-Commerce Apps

Launch of Tesco Hudl

LEGISLATIVE CHANGES

The Groceries Code Adjudicator Act

Taxes

ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL ISSUES

'Green' Delivery

Employment in the Marketplace

Forecasts

INTRODUCTION

General Economic Forecasts

FORECASTS TO

MARKET GROWTH

FUTURE TRENDS

Increased Competition in the Marketplace

Horsemeat Scandal and the Rise of Local Produce

Broader Internet Access and Wider Enrolment of Fibre

Constant New Product Development and Online Innovation

Christmas Advertising Campaigns Drive Sales

Company Profiles

INTRODUCTION

DEFINITIONS

Turnover (Sales)

Pre-Tax Profit

Profit Margin

Average Remuneration

Sales per Employee

FURTHER INFORMATION

ASDA GROUP LTD

Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change

Principal Activities

SIC Codes

FINANCIAL PROFILE

Sales

Profits

Employees

Balance Sheet/Ratios

J SAINSBURY PLC

Previous Name and Date of Change

Principal Activities

SIC Codes

FINANCIAL PROFILE

Sales

Profits

Employees

Balance Sheet/Ratios

OCADO LTD

Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change

Principal Activities

SIC Code

FINANCIAL PROFILE

Sales

Profits

Employees

Balance Sheet/Ratios

TESCO PLC

Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change

Principal Activities

SIC Codes

FINANCIAL PROFILE

Sales

Profits

Employees

Balance Sheet/Ratios

WAITROSE LTD

Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change

Principal Activities

SIC Code

FINANCIAL PROFILE

Sales

Profits

Employees

Balance Sheet/Ratios

Further Sources

Publications

General Sources

Government Publications

Other Sources

Understanding Consumer Survey Data

Number, Profile, Penetration

Social Grade

Standard Region

- Asda Group Ltd
- J Sainsbury Plc
- Ocado Ltd
- Tesco Plc
- Waitrose Ltd

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