The Grocery Wholesaling industry has remained resilient despite dramatic changes that have occurred in the marketplace over the past five years. The industry has had to contend with difficult economic conditions, slow growth in real disposable income and volatile consumer confidence. Recently the industry has been affected by a supermarket price war suppressing prices across the industry and the rising incidence of wholesale bypass, which has also damaged operations as large supermarkets established direct relationships with manufacturers.
Businesses in the Grocery Wholesaling industry wholesale a range of food products, including prepared meals, bread, dips and condiments, food spreads, savoury snacks, sandwich fillings, tinned goods and processed grain and cereal. The industry excludes the wholesale of fresh or frozen meat and fresh, frozen or processed vegetables. It also excludes the sale of beverages, dairy products, eggs, tobacco and confectionery.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.