In July 2017, the turnover grew in large-scale food retailing (+0.5%)Turnover in large-scale food retailing - July 2017

In July 2017, the turnover in large-scale food retailing accelerated (+0.5% after +0.1%). The sales bounced back in non-food products (+0.9% after −0.1% in June), while they slowed down in food products (+0.2% after +0.8%). Sales of automotive fuel were stable.

In July, sales in hypermarkets recovered (+0.6% after −0.1%), whereas they edged down in supermarkets (−0.2% after +0.4%).

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No 234
Paru le : 31/08/2017
Prochaine parution le : 29/09/2017 at 12:00 - August 2017

In July 2017, the turnover in large-scale food retailing accelerated (+0.5% after +0.1%). The sales bounced back in non-food products (+0.9% after −0.1% in June), while they slowed down in food products (+0.2% after +0.8%). Sales of automotive fuel were stable.

In July, sales in hypermarkets recovered (+0.6% after −0.1%), whereas they edged down in supermarkets (−0.2% after +0.4%).

Slight increase over the last three months

Over the last three months, the turnover in large-scale food retailing increased slightly (+0.2%) compared to the previous three months. Over that period, sales went up sharply in non-food products (+1.9%) and more moderately in food products (+0.3%). By contrast, they slumped in automative fuel (−4.3%). Sales in hypermarkets rose slightly (+0.4%), whereas they decreased in supermarkets (−0.7%).

Growth of 2.3% over a year

The turnover of the past three months in large-scale food retailing rose by 2.3% compared to the same period a year earlier. Sales grew in non-food products (+1.4%) as in food products (+0.8%). Sales of automotive fuel surged (+6.0%), boosted by the upturn in fuel prices. Year on year, sales increased markedly in supermarkets (+2.6%) as in hypermarkets (+1.5%).

Graph1 – Turnover in large-scale food retailing by type of retail stores

  • Source: INSEE - Monthly survey of large-scale food retail activities (Emagsa)

Graph2 – Turnover in super. and hypermarkets by type of products

  • Source: INSEE - Monthly survey of large-scale food retail activities (Emagsa)

Graph3 – Turnover in supermarkets by type of products

  • Source: INSEE - Monthly survey of large-scale food retail activities (Emagsa)

Graph4 – Turnover in hypermarkets by type of products

  • Source: INSEE - Monthly survey of large-scale food retail activities (Emagsa)

Table1 – Turnover in large-scale food retailing

SA-WDA value, base year 2010
Turnover in large-scale food retailing
Variation en %
Kind of stores or kind of products July/June June/May May/ Apr. q-o-q (1) y-o-y (2)
Turnover (*) 0.5 0.1 0.4 0.2 2.3
including
Sales of food products(**) 0.2 0.8 –0.5 0.3 0.8
Sales of non-food products(**) 0.9 –0.1 2.5 1.9 1.4
Sales of automotive fuel(**) 0.0 –4.9 0.8 –4.3 6.0
including
Supermarkets(***) –0.2 0.4 –1.1 –0.7 2.6
Hypermarkets(***) 0.6 –0.1 0.9 0.4 1.5
  • (1) Quarter-on-quarter: last three months / previous three months (2) Year-on-year: last three months / same three months of previous year
  • (*): including sales not in stores
  • (**): sold in supermarkets or hypermarkets
  • (***): excluding sales not in stores
  • Source: INSEE - Monthly survey of large-scale food retailing activities (Emagsa)

Table2 – Revisions of variations

in percentage point
Revisions of variations
June/ May May/ Apr. Apr./ Mar. Q2 2017/ Q1 2017 2016/ 2015
Large-scale food retailing –0.02 –0.07 –0.18 –0.21 0.06
raw serie 0.17 –0.10 –0.07 –0.08 0.06
SA-WDA parameters –0.19 0.03 –0.11 –0.13 0.00
  • How to read it: within large scale food retailing, the SA-WDA variation between May and June 2017 is revised by -0.02 points: +0.17 points are due to the raw series' revision and −0.19 points to the new calculation of the SA-WDA.
  • Source: INSEE - Monthly survey of large-scale food retailing activities (Emagsa)

Revisions

The variation in the turnover of large-scale food-retailing for June 2017 has been revised downwards to +0.1% instead of +0.2% previously published.