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Australia retail outlook 2021

The latest retailer results, our forecasts for how the market will grow over the next few years, plus five trends set to shape the food and consumer goods retail market across Australia in 2021.

Acceleration of online grocery in Australia

Our new forecasts predict that online grocery will make up 10% of sales in Australia within the next five years. This report looks at how COVID-19 has accelerated the development of the channel in Australia and how online grocery will evolve over the coming years.

Australia country presentation

This guide to Australia explores the key trends in grocery retail, the outlook for the country’s differing channels to 2022 and the growth strategies of its leading retailers.

New Zealand Country Presentation

This guide to New Zealand explores the key trends in grocery retail, the outlook for the market over the five year forecast period and the growth strategies of country’s leading retailers.

Australia channel forecasts 2020-22

Two year growth forecasts for the grocery market, the leading retailers and modern trade grocery channels in Australia.

Latest News

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Australia’s convenience sector is dominated by forecourt-based stores, however evolution of the sector has been slow and innovation has been stop start in recent years. As Ampol and Woolworths launch their first Ampol Woolworths Metro store in Victoria, we explore whether the partnership’s drive to open more stores will unlock further value in the Australian convenience channel.

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Aldi Australia has launched a new smaller format store called Aldi Corner Store on Mount Street in North Sydney, with the store featuring both some standard Aldi features and some interesting new concepts. Still Aldi, but format design and operations flexed to suit the location The new store at around 500-600 sq m is about half the size of a standard Aldi stores and is the first of its kind...
Having seen a surge in demand for online grocery retail over the past year, we have remodelled how we expect the channel to grow in Australia over the coming years, predicting that online grocery will achieve a market share of 9.9% by 2026, up from an estimated 5.0% by the end of FY21. COVID-19 has accelerated online grocery by three years in Australia Woolworths and Coles currently control...
Metcash has released its annual results for the year ending 30 April 2021 with sales up 10.1% to AU$16,361.1m and EBIT up 19.9% to AU$401.4m. With sales significantly benefitting from changing shopping habits driven by the pandemic, as well as the retailer's progress against its strategy, we pull out our key learnings from the results and what to expect next. Food sales up 3.1% to AU$9,389.7m ...

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Presentations

12/07/2021
Best in class convenience stores from leading markets and retailers from around the world.
06/07/2021
Over a year since most of the world started to experience the initial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, a clearer picture has emerged of how global retail will be changed over the medium term. In this report we outline how the retail industry will continue to adapt in 2021 and 2022 and place some markers in the ground on COVID-19’s retail legacies.
30/06/2021
Our new forecasts predict that online grocery will make up 10% of sales in Australia within the next five years. This report looks at how COVID-19 has accelerated the development of the channel in Australia and how online grocery will evolve over the coming years.
23/06/2021
This report showcases how stores from different channels will evolve over the next decade, where retailers will focus their attention and what to expect. It follows on from our Store of the future 2030 report and also acts as a case study as to how your business can use our store of the future model to develop your own vision and roadmap towards achieving your own store of the future.

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