20 December 2019
N° 2019-345

In November 2019, the turnover in large-scale food retailing recovered (+0.7%)Turnover in large-scale food retailing - November 2019

In November 2019, the turnover in large-scale food retailing recovered (+0.7%) after a virtual stability in October (+0.1%). Sales bounced back in food products (+0.3% after −0.4%), accelerated in non-food products (+1.2% after +0.2%) and grew at the same pace as October in automotive fuel (+0.5%).

Turnover was virtually stable in supermarkets (+0.1% after −0.4%) whereas it accelerated in hypermarkets (+0.8% after +0.3%).

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No 345
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Informations rapides  No 345 - December 2019

In November 2019, the turnover in large-scale food retailing recovered (+0.7%) after a virtual stability in October (+0.1%). Sales bounced back in food products (+0.3% after −0.4%), accelerated in non-food products (+1.2% after +0.2%) and grew at the same pace as October in automotive fuel (+0.5%).

Turnover was virtually stable in supermarkets (+0.1% after −0.4%) whereas it accelerated in hypermarkets (+0.8% after +0.3%).

Virtual stability over the last three months (−0.1%)

Over the last three months (September to November 2019), the turnover in large-scale food retailing was virtually stable (−0.1%) compared to the previous three months. Sales were virtually stable in food products (+0.1%) and decreased slightly in non-food products (−0.2%). By contrast, sales of automotive fuel rose (+1.8%).

Turnover grew in supermarkets (+0.5%) whereas it declined in hypermarkets (−0.4%).

Decrease of 1.0% over a year

The turnover of the past three months in large-scale food retailing decreased by 1.0% compared to the same period one year earlier. Over that period, sales fell back in food products (−0.7%), in non-food products (−1.8%) and in automotive fuel (−2.3%). Year on year, sales were stable in supermarkets whereas they declined in hypermarkets (−1.9%).

Turnover in large-scale food retailing

SA-WDA value, base year 2015
Turnover in large-scale food retailing (SA-WDA value, base year 2015)
Variation en %
Kind of stores or kind of products Nov./Oct. Oct./Sept. Sept./Aug. q-o-q (1) y-o-y (2)
Turnover (*) 0.7 0.1 -0.4 -0.1 -1.0
including
Sales of food products(**) 0.3 -0.4 -0.1 0.1 -0.7
Sales of non-food products(**) 1.2 0.2 -0.4 -0.2 -1.8
Sales of automotive fuel(**) 0.5 0.5 1.0 1.8 -2.3
including
Supermarkets(***) 0.1 -0.4 1.1 0.5 0.0
Hypermarkets(***) 0.8 0.3 -1.2 -0.4 -1.9
  • (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)

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

Turnover in large-scale food retailing by type of retail stores ()
including hypermarkets including supermarkets Total
2015-01 99.41 100.52 99.95
2015-02 99.16 100.06 99.36
2015-03 97.74 99.75 98.29
2015-04 101.31 100.73 101.09
2015-05 100.93 100.08 100.89
2015-06 101.22 100.73 100.98
2015-07 101.02 100.09 100.49
2015-08 101.33 100.77 101.16
2015-09 99.55 99.6 99.49
2015-10 99.42 98.1 99.01
2015-11 97.54 98.74 98.27
2015-12 101.36 100.84 101.02
2016-01 99.11 97.96 98.93
2016-02 99.89 98.54 99.59
2016-03 100.01 98.92 99.92
2016-04 97.91 95.92 97.22
2016-05 98.61 98.53 98.7
2016-06 98.67 97.29 98.39
2016-07 98.5 98.91 98.83
2016-08 99.38 100.02 99.77
2016-09 99.2 99.44 99.39
2016-10 100.26 100.08 100.57
2016-11 99.32 100.2 100.21
2016-12 99.35 99.59 99.2
2017-01 101.04 102.64 101.69
2017-02 99.87 101.52 100.86
2017-03 99.32 99.82 99.91
2017-04 99.97 102.07 101.11
2017-05 99.29 99.59 99.83
2017-06 99.49 100.38 100.27
2017-07 99.58 99.62 100.35
2017-08 98.56 99.52 99.57
2017-09 101.14 101.19 101.58
2017-10 97.66 100.11 99.07
2017-11 101.32 101.78 102.02
2017-12 100.5 101.57 100.88
2018-01 100.48 103.7 101.78
2018-02 101.51 103.62 102.75
2018-03 103.85 104.2 104.65
2018-04 99.43 100.93 100.23
2018-05 101.52 105.6 103.38
2018-06 102.31 103.88 103.27
2018-07 102.82 105.1 104.19
2018-08 101.36 102.69 102.37
2018-09 102.2 102.36 102.6
2018-10 103.12 105.09 103.83
2018-11 101.24 103.54 102.45
2018-12 100.33 103.86 102.26
2019-01 100.74 102.48 101.94
2019-02 101.17 102.97 102.36
2019-03 100.77 103.18 102.32
2019-04 103.15 104.3 104.03
2019-05 101.96 103.84 103.24
2019-06 100.44 103.81 102.44
2019-07 100.57 102.8 101.73
2019-08 101.02 102.84 102.1
2019-09 99.81 103.95 101.69
2019-10 100.07 103.52 101.76
2019-11 100.88 103.58 102.45

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

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

Turnover in super. and hypermarkets by type of products

Turnover in super. and hypermarkets by type of products ()
Food Automotive fuel Non food
2015-01 99.71 100.62 100.33
2015-02 98.9 102.04 100.71
2015-03 98.43 102.65 98.3
2015-04 99.08 104.29 104.66
2015-05 100.31 102.49 100.34
2015-06 100.53 103.93 100.4
2015-07 100.06 102.93 100.52
2015-08 101.75 98.53 100.09
2015-09 100.29 96.79 99.79
2015-10 99.96 95.07 98.74
2015-11 99.48 94.89 96.42
2015-12 101.49 95.79 99.71
2016-01 99.49 93.64 99.32
2016-02 100.16 93.91 99.8
2016-03 101.11 92.85 99.14
2016-04 96.77 92.29 100.06
2016-05 98.49 99.11 98.12
2016-06 98.95 91.56 97.98
2016-07 99.3 95.33 96.41
2016-08 100.54 95.06 97.62
2016-09 100.3 97.44 96.84
2016-10 100.55 100.3 96.98
2016-11 100.08 101.06 96.0
2016-12 98.01 104.36 94.03
2017-01 100.26 111.25 97.11
2017-02 99.78 106.56 96.09
2017-03 98.32 106.0 97.51
2017-04 100.21 105.05 96.12
2017-05 98.71 104.23 97.83
2017-06 99.94 97.18 98.29
2017-07 99.25 100.86 98.26
2017-08 98.22 102.72 96.99
2017-09 99.53 111.78 100.02
2017-10 98.54 103.17 93.4
2017-11 100.68 109.44 97.42
2017-12 98.77 110.34 94.89
2018-01 99.45 117.24 95.44
2018-02 100.65 113.62 96.03
2018-03 103.73 114.39 94.91
2018-04 97.09 114.97 95.89
2018-05 101.32 119.18 95.12
2018-06 100.88 121.23 93.48
2018-07 101.79 120.22 96.38
2018-08 99.72 120.63 94.54
2018-09 100.37 123.48 94.8
2018-10 101.0 128.86 95.18
2018-11 99.4 127.3 92.78
2018-12 100.74 113.7 94.22
2019-01 100.06 116.57 94.02
2019-02 99.83 117.5 94.28
2019-03 99.46 119.48 94.24
2019-04 102.27 120.44 93.22
2019-05 101.21 119.33 93.75
2019-06 99.26 120.32 93.87
2019-07 99.38 122.17 92.09
2019-08 99.79 121.68 92.4
2019-09 99.69 122.96 92.06
2019-10 99.31 123.59 92.25
2019-11 99.64 124.22 93.38

Turnover in super. and hypermarkets by type of products

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

Turnover in supermarkets by type of products

Turnover in supermarkets by type of products ()
Food Automotive fuel Non food
2015-01 100.6 101.68 99.43
2015-02 99.78 102.22 99.67
2015-03 99.17 103.88 99.72
2015-04 99.59 104.99 101.01
2015-05 100.07 102.97 100.1
2015-06 100.54 102.49 100.66
2015-07 99.59 101.46 100.37
2015-08 101.4 97.76 101.84
2015-09 100.34 97.21 99.34
2015-10 98.83 94.34 97.95
2015-11 99.31 94.85 99.59
2015-12 100.79 96.15 100.33
2016-01 98.26 94.03 98.79
2016-02 99.26 91.7 100.12
2016-03 99.58 92.89 99.0
2016-04 95.49 91.31 100.46
2016-05 98.21 101.44 99.16
2016-06 97.88 91.46 97.86
2016-07 99.01 95.36 99.47
2016-08 100.69 95.93 99.3
2016-09 100.04 97.07 99.02
2016-10 99.63 101.18 98.51
2016-11 99.06 100.56 104.62
2016-12 97.9 104.5 98.33
2017-01 100.6 114.22 97.96
2017-02 100.45 108.34 97.07
2017-03 97.73 107.7 98.31
2017-04 100.98 106.75 97.59
2017-05 98.86 105.61 99.66
2017-06 100.34 97.3 99.9
2017-07 99.54 100.87 97.98
2017-08 98.8 103.48 97.32
2017-09 99.71 109.63 99.51
2017-10 99.14 105.16 95.82
2017-11 100.53 108.55 97.77
2017-12 99.46 109.86 94.84
2018-01 100.65 121.22 96.9
2018-02 101.0 115.33 98.16
2018-03 102.34 113.75 95.79
2018-04 97.62 114.02 97.37
2018-05 103.85 118.65 97.04
2018-06 100.88 119.75 94.55
2018-07 102.85 118.62 98.53
2018-08 100.06 119.27 94.96
2018-09 99.98 118.68 93.26
2018-10 101.66 125.19 95.78
2018-11 100.86 120.83 92.88
2018-12 101.85 115.81 94.52
2019-01 100.14 117.69 95.66
2019-02 100.27 116.56 95.36
2019-03 99.92 117.95 95.84
2019-04 102.12 117.45 93.57
2019-05 102.29 116.76 92.88
2019-06 101.21 117.65 95.17
2019-07 100.67 116.97 92.99
2019-08 100.44 116.15 94.38
2019-09 101.71 118.36 94.32
2019-10 100.62 120.81 96.59
2019-11 101.1 120.28 93.15

Turnover in supermarkets by type of products

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

Turnover in hypermarkets by type of products

Turnover in hypermarkets by type of products ()
Food Automotive fuel Non food
2015-01 99.03 98.46 100.42
2015-02 98.13 101.01 100.69
2015-03 97.89 102.42 99.21
2015-04 98.81 103.81 104.73
2015-05 100.62 102.41 100.49
2015-06 100.53 107.63 100.34
2015-07 100.31 103.53 100.34
2015-08 101.94 100.51 99.92
2015-09 100.15 96.19 99.54
2015-10 100.79 94.99 98.95
2015-11 99.71 94.53 96.08
2015-12 102.08 94.51 99.29
2016-01 100.32 91.11 99.45
2016-02 101.34 94.03 99.54
2016-03 102.28 93.15 99.57
2016-04 97.55 93.07 99.66
2016-05 98.89 98.63 98.04
2016-06 99.62 94.36 97.99
2016-07 99.45 95.93 95.48
2016-08 100.34 95.23 97.27
2016-09 100.57 97.05 95.72
2016-10 101.04 98.69 97.33
2016-11 100.75 99.37 94.47
2016-12 98.26 103.31 90.85
2017-01 100.13 109.85 97.01
2017-02 99.2 105.99 96.17
2017-03 98.61 105.64 97.52
2017-04 99.55 104.6 95.97
2017-05 98.77 104.32 97.37
2017-06 99.75 100.37 97.81
2017-07 99.15 100.89 98.54
2017-08 97.75 102.44 96.97
2017-09 99.29 110.79 99.1
2017-10 98.08 101.16 94.06
2017-11 100.95 109.22 97.91
2017-12 98.41 110.54 93.27
2018-01 98.54 115.44 95.15
2018-02 100.17 113.97 95.7
2018-03 104.08 115.17 94.74
2018-04 96.23 116.66 95.72
2018-05 99.33 119.7 94.71
2018-06 100.69 123.15 93.36
2018-07 101.26 121.81 95.65
2018-08 99.5 121.57 94.36
2018-09 100.18 123.05 94.48
2018-10 100.3 128.83 96.39
2018-11 98.34 129.74 92.74
2018-12 99.74 111.46 92.17
2019-01 99.69 115.79 93.44
2019-02 99.01 119.64 94.18
2019-03 98.39 121.73 94.03
2019-04 101.84 123.69 93.38
2019-05 100.33 122.54 94.1
2019-06 97.78 123.47 93.74
2019-07 98.52 124.58 91.66
2019-08 99.25 125.1 91.86
2019-09 98.01 123.2 91.44
2019-10 98.36 122.76 92.29
2019-11 98.59 123.8 93.52

Turnover in hypermarkets by type of products

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

Revisions of variations

in percentage point
Revisions of variations (in percentage point)
Oct./Sept. Sept./Aug. Aug./July Q3 2019/Q2 2019 2018/2017
Large-scale food retailing 0.23 -0.14 -0.01 -0.03 0.00
raw serie 0.18 -0.20 0.00 -0.07 0.00
SA-WDA parameters 0.05 0.06 -0.01 0.04 0.00
  • How to read it: Within large scale food retailing, the SA-WDA variation between September and October 2019 is revised by +0.23 points: +0.18 points are due to the raw series' revision and +0.05 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 October 2019 has been revised upwards. Initially published at −0.2%, it was revised at +0.1% (rounded number).

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