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Market Insight

Category advice2021

 

Beer has grown 41.4% in the last year and is now worth £2.4bn in the Impulse Channel.

This represents 43.3% of all alcohol sales. In the Grocery Channel this is only 29.3%.

(Nielsen Scantrack, MAT to 20/03/21)

Lager is worth £1.7bn in the Impulse Channel, growing at 42% year on year.

Premium segments are the biggest, accounting for almost 70% of total sales.

(Nielsen Scantrack, MAT to 20/03/21)

Beer shoppers in the Impulse Channel have grown by 47.9%, or an additional 838,000 shoppers in the past year.

(Kantar WPO Impulse 52wk to 21/02/21)

71% of Lager sales are in Canned format, although Bottle sales are growing at almost double the rate +62% vs Can +35%.

Lager mid pack bottles sales have grown the most share +2.6% of Total Lager, however, single & small pack bottles make up over 72% of bottled Lager sales.

(Nielsen Scantrack, MAT to 20/03/21)

Impulse purchasing has risen in the past year +10%, retailers can boost sales through impactful displays to tempt their shoppers especially around key events.

50% of shoppers say they would be likely to purchase more Premium products around key event and holidays, retailers need to make sure they have a good Premium Beer & Cider offering.

Man shopping for beer

(Source: Lumina Intelligence, UK Convenience Market Report 2020)

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Over 1/5th of UK consumers are teetotal – make sure you stock a small range of No Alcohol Beer & Cider.

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Must Stock Lines

Category advice2021

 

These are the ‘Must Stock’ lines which shoppers expect to see in a convenience store. By stocking these lines, you will be meeting your customers’ needs and therefore they will visit your store again.

We suggest you stock the following range:

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Planograms

Category advice2021

 

We suggest you stock the following range:

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We suggest you stock the following range:

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