Retailing in Belgium- Market Summary and Forecasts; Comprehensive overview of the market, consumer, and competitive context, with retail sales value and forecasts to 2020

Published: June 2016
No. of Pages: 146


Belgium's retail sector is currently affected by various macro-economic factors- low inflation and low GDP growth, have ruled the country. However, the economic recovery along with the increase of exports and investments in Belgium are picking up which are sending positive signs of retail growth. On the other hand, high internet penetration, very high mobile penetration, and rising Smartphone sales are expected to fuel the online retail channel. Overall, we expect an optimistic retail environment in the next five years.

Key Findings

  • Online retail is gaining traction in the country, but most of the market is dominated by international players
  • Belgium is an important market for jewellery and 80% of the global diamonds pass through Antwerp
  • Geographical location and highly organized logistics among FLAP quadrilateral drive the retail business
  • More than 70% of the food and grocery in controlled by the top there players in the market
  • Food and grocery is the largest category group by retail sales


"Retailing in Belgium- Market Summary and Forecasts, 2015-2020" provides data for historic and forecast retail sales, and also includes information on the business environment and country risk related to Belgium's retail environment. In addition, it analyzes the key consumer trends influencing Belgium's retail industry.

What else does this report offer?

  • In-depth analysis of the latest trends in consumer shopping, covering the factors driving shopping, consumer insights, market dynamics (covering 26 product categories), and reviews of the latest best practice in online retail site design
  • Market insights based on consumer trends, changing economic and demographic factors, technology innovations, and other macroeconomic factors
  • Retail sales and the fastest-growing product categories, which include Clothing, Footwear, Books, News and Stationery, Electrical and Electronics, Food and Grocery, Health and Beauty, Furniture and Floor Coverings, Home and Garden Products, Music, Video and Entertainment Software, Sports and Leisure Equipment, Jewellery, Watches and Accessories, and Luggage and Leather Goods
  • Qualitative and quantitative insights of changing retail dynamics across various channels

Reasons To Buy

  • Gain comprehensive knowledge on 26 products across 12 product sectors in Belgium's retail market and develop a competitive advantage around consumer behaviour trends from the start of your supply chain
  • Explore novel opportunities that will allow you to align your product offerings and strategies to meet demand by analyzing the vital economic and population trends, and key consumer and technology trends influencing the retail market
  • Investigate current and forecast behaviour trends in each category to identify the best opportunities to exploit
  • Analyze the recommended actions to align your marketing strategies with the crucial trends influencing consumer behaviour
  • Understand the fastest-growing categories in the market with insights on the performance of individual product categories, across key channels from 2010, with forecasts until 2020
  • Analysis of key international and domestic players operating in Belgium's retail market - including store counts and revenues that give you a competitive edge and identify opportunities to improve your market share

Published By: Verdict
Product Code: Verdict190

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