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Tesco is the UK's largest grocery retailer with 28.2% of the market. Tesco core formats are hypermarkets, supermarkets, convenience and online, operating a multi-format strategy. Superstores are Tesco's biggest format in the UK with approximately 1,500 stores. Hypermarkets remain a key part of Tesco's development plans exceeding the current 1,022 stores and are continuing to build its position in the convenience sector (5,204 stores).
Asda aim to be Britain’s best value retailer exceeding customer needs every day with 16.7% of the market. Asda core formats are supermarkets/superstores with 520 stores which account for an estimated 83% of sales. Smaller supermarkets are a key growth opportunity to build on its position as a multi-format retailer and increase the number of convenience stores it currently has (3 stores).
Waitrose is positioned at the upper end of the grocery retailing market with 5.2% market share. Until recently Waitrose focused largely on supermarkets with 267 stores, but now it has successfully become a multi-format operator, extending its reach with both large and small format stores. Its ambition to open over 300 stores within a decade, would make Waitrose a key player in the convenience sector.
Ocado is a leading dedicated online supermarket in the UK with 0.5% market. By being an online only operator, Ocado has developed considerable expertise in personalising the customer experience to increase the likelihood of purchases. It delivers an average of over 18,000 orders per day and its geographical reach extends to 70% of British households.
Spinneys is a retailer based in the United Arab Emirates but also has stores located in Oman. Spinney’s has a 4.21% share of the grocery market in the UAE and a 4.75% grocery market share in Oman. Its formats consists of superstore & supermarkets and convenience & forecourt.
Spinneys understands the importance of sustainable sourcing and thus for a leading retailer in the Middle East, Spinneys feels that they have the responsibility to work with growers around the world to bring sustainable fruits and vegetables to their customers. One way of fulfilling this is to source from organic farms which will help to preserve the planet’s natural resources and assure the produce is fresh.
Marks And Spencer
Marks & Spencer (M&S) is a UK-based, international retailer focusing on high quality grocery products and innovation. M&S is developing a modern multi-channel approach to retailing in the UK with over 500 food stores in either convenience, superstore/supermarket format or in food halls. The majority of future growth will be achieved by extending UK models of operation to new markets overseas.
The Co-operative share 6.4% of the grocery market in the UK with food stores being the main format of the business. It has over 3,500 stores and the portfolio is becoming increasingly weighted towards convenience with 2,700 stores but it also operates in supermarkets/superstores (c.700 stores). The Co-operative has an extremely broad geographic coverage, with a presence in every UK postal area and a bias towards rural areas that lack superstores.
Booths is a fifth generation, family-run business that was established in 1847. It is the leading regional supermarket in the UK with 0.16% market share and 31 stores across the northern English counties of Lancashire, Cheshire, Yorkshire and Cumbria. Booths provides premium and specialist products supported with high levels of service.
Natoora was founded in 2001 in Paris with a network of 120 French farmers delivering fresh food to Paris and later the whole of France. In 2004, the concept was brought across the Channel, enabling them to offer the same fresh food in London. Following high demand, it was extended to the rest of the country. Natoora are London’s premier fresh fruit delivery service providing the best quality foods from across Britain, France and Italy.
Amazon is a US-based online retailer and has recently launched AmazonFresh into the UK grocery sector on 9th June 2016. Currently it offers its services to 214 postcodes within the London area and will be rolling out more postcodes. As a company their goal is to offer ‘Earth’s biggest selection’ online, to increase convenience within online shopping and to offer leverage investment in logistics. Along with their high standards and extensive knowledge of the market AmazonFresh aim to earn customer trust and drive shopping experience.
Morrisons is positioned as a fresh food led retailer and have 9.1% market share. Morrisons operates its own fresh food supply functions and provides a significant proportion of these categories itself. Morrisons are working towards a simple value-for-money proposition with clearer in-store messaging and is also aiming to tailor each of their store’s range to local demographics.
Source: IGD Retail Analysis