New market study, "Microwaves in the United Kingdom", has been published

From: Fast Market Research, Inc.
Published: Mon Mar 28 2016

In 2015 sales of microwaves in the UK were boosted by an increase in consumer confidence, which came about as a result of an increase in real wages and an ongoing upturn in construction activity. The retail volume growth of 2% was higher than the growth experienced by the category in the review period overall, as a result of the improvements in general economic indicators. According to trade sources, microwaves are considered a necessity by a rising number of households, particularly in urban areas. As such, these are often included as standard in new property developments.

Competitive Landscape

Sharp Electronics (UK), with a retail volume share of 21% in 2015, retained its lead in microwaves by a significant margin. This was down from a 22% share in 2014, when the uptick in construction activity saw an increase in sales from builders, who showed a distinct preference for brands with well-established retail relationships and distribution capacities. In 2015, despite strong competition from competitors, its products continued to be well-stocked in retail, with significant promotional activity at all major retail chains in the UK.

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Industry Prospects

Over the forecast period microwaves is set to outpace the growth seen in the review period, with a retail volume CAGR of 1%. This will be driven by the overall recovery in major economic indicators in the UK, including new housing starts and real wages.

Report Overview

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