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Fast Food and Home Delivery Outlets Market Report 2002

  • ID: 3647
  • January 2002
  • Region: United Kingdom
  • Key Note Ltd
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The UK fast food and home delivery outlets market was valued at £7.48bn in 2001, representing an increase of 3.2% at current prices on the previous year's value. The rate of growth in what has been a relatively buoyant market in the past 5 years slowed in 2001. Contributory factors were promotional activity bringing down prices, a slowdown in the pace of new store openings, new openings concentrating on smaller outlets, and a decline in overseas tourists later in the year affecting sales in London.

The largest sector is sandwiches, which contributed 35.8% of all market sales in 2001. Growth in the sector outperformed the market as a whole, with shorter lunches and an emphasis on light lunches and snacks boosting sales. In the second-largest sector - burgers (22.9% of all sales) - sales growth was weak as consumers switched from red meat and competition from other fast food sectors limited sales growth. The effects of rationalisation in the pizza sector (10.4% of all market sales) helped to improve sales growth here, but the sector achieving the strongest growth was chicken (6.2% of all sales). Chicken sales increased by 6.5% in 2001 as aggressive store openings, strong marketing READ MORE >

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