• supermarkets in Canada Open or Close

     

    company

    major banners  

      locations

    regions

      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.

    company

    major banners

    locations

    regions

    stock

       Woolworths Limited

        foodforless, flemings, safeway,

        countdown, thomas dux

         872       all  asx:wow 
       Coles Supermarkets

       coles, bi-lo, flybuys,

       pick'n'pay hypermarket

         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

     

    company

    major brands

    locations

    stock

       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

    company

    store chg (last 4 yrs)

    locations

    -since-

     sales 

    share

         RT-Mart

       2012: +34

        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.

food retailers in China - hypermarkets, wholesalers, wet markets produce

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

company

store chg (last 4 yrs)

locations

-since-

 sales 

share

     RT-Mart

   2012: +34

    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.

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