supermarkets in Canada Open or Close
Loblaw Companies superstore, provigo, zehrs, no frills, 1063 sep14 all provinces George Weston loblaw parent, breads all provinces Empire Company sobeys,iga,freshco,needs,foodland,lawtons 1575 all provinces Metro Richelieu metro inc, super c, food basics 600 Quebec/Ontario Couche Tard couche-tard, macs, depanneu 7 jours, 1174 QC, Ont, West Costco Canada costco wholesale 87 may 2014 national Sysco Foodservice 29 distribution centers 29 jun 2012 national Walmart Canada wal-mart supercenter 381 jan 2013 national Safeway Canada safeway 224 Western Canada Co-op Atlantic co-op 128 ns,nfld,pei,qc,nb Overwaitea Food Group save on foods 13 British Columbia Giant Tiger giant tiger >200 Ontario, East Choices Market largest organic retailer in the west 7 British Columbia
supermarkets in Australia Open or Close
1985 - Woolworths buys Safeway. November 23, 2007 - Wesfarmers pays $20 billion for Coles Supermarkets.
foodforless, flemings, safeway,
countdown, thomas dux
872 all asx:wow Coles Supermarkets
coles, bi-lo, flybuys,
741 all asx:wes Aldi aldi 277 victoria, nsw, qsld, capital IGA Australia iga, franklins, all asx:mts Foodland Group foodland, iga 115 south australia, northern terr Costco Australia costco wholesale, 3 sydney, canberra,d ocklands nas:cost Drake Supermarkets drakes, iga, foodland 40 south australia
notes - Grocery market accounts for nearly 3/4 of total retail food spending. The top two players are Woolworths (40%) and Coles-Wesfarmers (30%). Largest foreign player is German grocery chain Aldi (7%). Costco tripled the number of location in the last quarter of 2012 (1 -> 3). The top 2 players share of the market grew substantially since 1991 - in 1991 combined they held a 50.5% share - 65% in 2000.
United Kingdom supermarkets, retail food companies, wholesaler competition Open or Close
Tesco plc healthy living, premium, everyday value, discount 3141 lse:tsco Asda george, smart price. t/o a few netto/safeway stores 568 nyse:wmt Sainsbury's basics, 1012 lse:sbry Morrisons market street meats, kiddicare, nutmeg clothing, 471 lse:mrw The Co-operative the co-operative food 2816/15distr prvt Waitrose 291 prvt Aldi cattlemen ranch, roseland, kirkwood, fit and active 580 prvt Lidl fairglobe 421 prvt Iceland big brands, ranch fried chicken, greggs (packg food) 814 prvt Costco kirkland signature, (cobranding efforts) 24 nas:cost
food retailers in China - hypermarkets, wholesalers, wet markets produce Open or Close
RT Mart holds the record for highest sales at one store US$52.4 million. In 2009 when RT Mart had half as many locations as it does today (121) RT revenue eclipsed that of Walmart and Carrefour. RT Mart + Auchan has a 12.8% market share in China. RT-Mart and Auchan are part of the same company Sun Art Retail Group. Tesco's a distant 4th in China, market share in Asia is highest in Thailand at 13% (>1000 locations). In December 2012 Tesco reported a drop in China like-for-like sales. Carrefour 3q2012 same store sales -6.1%.
Wal-Mart last released China revenue figures in 2010 - that year its 328 stores had sales of $7.50b. Next door in Japan they were $8.0b (415 stores). Profit margins in China: 2% to 3%. 2012 store closures: RT Mart 0, Walmart 5, Carrefour 2, Tesco 5
China's grocery retail market will grow by +11% in 2013; by 2015 it will be $1.5 trillion in size
store chg (last 4 yrs)
175 /2013 1998 $9.74b (2012) 12.8% Wal-Mart +53, +47, +43, +30 397 1996 $7.50b (2010) 11.2% Carrefour +30, +29, +18 /2013 est +24 212 1995 $7.10b (2012) 8.1% Tesco plc 2012: +14 /2013 est +16 139 2004 see asia na Metro Group AG newest in Qingdao, +12 64 1996 $2.44b (2012) 3.21% Auchan 2012: +1, largest Suzhou 42 /2013 1999 refer RT Costco Wholesale Taiwan, may-may 2013: +3 9 1997
Sun Art owners include Jixin, Ruentex and the German retailer Auchan. RT parent Ruentex owns 60% of Sun Art. Auchan is the controlling shareholder of Jixin. Sun Art Retail Group Ltd is listed as HKG:6808 on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.