31 January 2020
N° 2020-30

In December 2019, the turnover in large-scale food retailing fell back (−0.3%)Turnover in large-scale food retailing - December 2019

In December 2019, the turnover in large-scale food retailing fell back (−0.3% after +0.7% in November). It increased again in food products (+0.3% after +0.4%), and dwindled in non-food products (−1.4% after +1.5%) and in automotive fuel (−0.6% after +0.5%).

Turnover grew in supermarkets after a virtual stability in Novermber (+1.1% after +0.1%) whereas it fell back in hypermarkets (−1.3% after +0.8%).

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Informations rapides  No 30 - January 2020

In December 2019, the turnover in large-scale food retailing fell back (−0.3% after +0.7% in November). It increased again in food products (+0.3% after +0.4%), and dwindled in non-food products (−1.4% after +1.5%) and in automotive fuel (−0.6% after +0.5%).

Turnover grew in supermarkets after a virtual stability in Novermber (+1.1% after +0.1%) whereas it fell back in hypermarkets (−1.3% after +0.8%).

Slight increase over the fourth quarter (+0.3%)

Over the fourth quarter 2019, the turnover in large-scale food retailing increased slightly (+0.3%) compared to the third quarter 2019. Sales were virtually stable in food products (+0.1%) and in automotive fuel (−0.1%), and increased in non-food products (+0.5%).

Turnover grew in supermarkets (+0.9%) whereas it declined in hypermarkets (−0.3%).

Decrease of 0.7% over a year

Over the fourth quarter 2019, the turnover in large-scale food retailing decreased by 0.7% compared to the fourth quarter 2018. Over that period, sales fell back in food products (−0.6%), in non-food products (−1.5%) and in automotive fuel (−0.2%). Year on year, sales were virtually stable in supermarkets (−0.1%) whereas they declined in hypermarkets (−1.5%).

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 Dec./Nov. Nov./Oct. Oct./Sept. q-o-q (1) y-o-y (2)
Turnover (*) -0.3 0.7 0.1 0.3 -0.7
including
Sales of food products(**) 0.3 0.4 -0.4 0.1 -0.6
Sales of non-food products(**) -1.4 1.5 0.1 0.5 -1.5
Sales of automotive fuel(**) -0.6 0.5 0.1 -0.1 -0.2
including
Supermarkets(***) 1.1 0.1 -0.3 0.9 0.1
Hypermarkets(***) -1.3 0.8 0.3 -0.3 -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)

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 99.41 100.49 99.99
2015-02 99.16 100.06 99.36
2015-03 97.79 99.73 98.31
2015-04 101.3 100.76 101.08
2015-05 100.91 100.08 100.88
2015-06 101.24 100.72 100.98
2015-07 100.97 100.12 100.46
2015-08 101.31 100.77 101.15
2015-09 99.5 99.63 99.47
2015-10 99.43 98.13 99.01
2015-11 97.59 98.72 98.27
2015-12 101.39 100.79 101.02
2016-01 99.13 97.9 98.99
2016-02 99.89 98.53 99.58
2016-03 100.01 98.91 99.92
2016-04 97.91 95.95 97.24
2016-05 98.64 98.52 98.7
2016-06 98.63 97.3 98.37
2016-07 98.45 98.93 98.8
2016-08 99.32 100.04 99.74
2016-09 99.14 99.46 99.38
2016-10 100.28 100.15 100.58
2016-11 99.25 100.23 100.16
2016-12 99.47 99.49 99.23
2017-01 101.11 102.55 101.76
2017-02 99.86 101.5 100.85
2017-03 99.31 99.82 99.89
2017-04 99.97 102.1 101.16
2017-05 99.31 99.6 99.8
2017-06 99.48 100.38 100.25
2017-07 99.52 99.65 100.32
2017-08 98.47 99.56 99.53
2017-09 101.02 101.25 101.54
2017-10 97.74 100.2 99.1
2017-11 101.26 101.81 101.98
2017-12 100.74 101.38 100.93
2018-01 100.52 103.61 101.84
2018-02 101.5 103.6 102.73
2018-03 103.83 104.19 104.63
2018-04 99.45 100.94 100.33
2018-05 101.52 105.63 103.34
2018-06 102.25 103.9 103.23
2018-07 102.8 105.11 104.18
2018-08 101.28 102.74 102.34
2018-09 102.06 102.44 102.56
2018-10 103.15 105.23 103.85
2018-11 101.08 103.61 102.38
2018-12 100.73 103.56 102.3
2019-01 100.77 102.4 101.99
2019-02 101.16 102.95 102.35
2019-03 100.74 103.17 102.29
2019-04 103.18 104.3 104.16
2019-05 102.05 103.84 103.24
2019-06 100.38 103.84 102.42
2019-07 100.47 102.86 101.69
2019-08 100.89 102.91 102.06
2019-09 99.67 104.15 101.66
2019-10 100.0 103.81 101.75
2019-11 100.78 103.88 102.49
2019-12 99.49 104.98 102.18

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 99.71 100.84 100.32
2015-02 98.9 102.01 100.71
2015-03 98.43 102.76 98.31
2015-04 99.08 104.63 104.66
2015-05 100.31 102.79 100.33
2015-06 100.53 104.05 100.4
2015-07 100.08 103.02 100.51
2015-08 101.75 98.75 100.1
2015-09 100.3 96.11 99.77
2015-10 99.96 94.54 98.73
2015-11 99.47 94.71 96.45
2015-12 101.48 95.8 99.71
2016-01 99.48 93.99 99.31
2016-02 100.16 94.03 99.8
2016-03 101.11 93.13 99.14
2016-04 96.77 92.56 100.06
2016-05 98.49 99.47 98.14
2016-06 98.96 91.82 97.93
2016-07 99.32 95.3 96.44
2016-08 100.55 95.4 97.61
2016-09 100.31 96.57 96.84
2016-10 100.55 99.43 96.97
2016-11 100.07 100.58 95.95
2016-12 97.99 104.03 94.06
2017-01 100.26 111.62 97.12
2017-02 99.78 106.84 96.09
2017-03 98.33 106.36 97.51
2017-04 100.22 105.6 96.11
2017-05 98.72 104.69 97.83
2017-06 99.94 97.51 98.21
2017-07 99.28 101.26 98.34
2017-08 98.24 103.27 96.98
2017-09 99.55 110.59 100.0
2017-10 98.54 101.98 93.42
2017-11 100.65 108.63 97.3
2017-12 98.71 109.7 94.97
2018-01 99.45 117.49 95.44
2018-02 100.65 114.1 96.03
2018-03 103.74 115.09 94.92
2018-04 97.1 115.7 95.9
2018-05 101.34 119.91 95.12
2018-06 100.9 121.62 93.36
2018-07 101.83 120.56 96.53
2018-08 99.75 121.13 94.54
2018-09 100.39 122.19 94.79
2018-10 101.01 127.32 95.2
2018-11 99.37 125.93 92.53
2018-12 100.63 113.13 94.35
2019-01 100.07 116.88 94.03
2019-02 99.83 118.13 94.28
2019-03 99.47 120.25 94.24
2019-04 102.28 121.36 93.23
2019-05 101.22 120.24 93.77
2019-06 99.29 120.95 93.77
2019-07 99.45 122.44 92.18
2019-08 99.83 122.1 92.38
2019-09 99.77 121.57 92.02
2019-10 99.4 121.72 92.15
2019-11 99.76 122.38 93.51
2019-12 100.1 121.65 92.17

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
2015-01 100.63 101.51 99.43
2015-02 99.79 102.18 99.67
2015-03 99.21 103.81 99.72
2015-04 99.6 105.64 101.01
2015-05 100.07 102.92 100.1
2015-06 100.54 102.38 100.64
2015-07 99.59 101.43 100.35
2015-08 101.49 97.69 101.82
2015-09 100.29 97.23 99.32
2015-10 98.85 94.35 97.95
2015-11 99.3 94.83 99.6
2015-12 100.64 96.03 100.38
2016-01 98.27 93.88 98.79
2016-02 99.27 91.65 100.12
2016-03 99.66 92.87 99.01
2016-04 95.5 91.62 100.45
2016-05 98.2 101.37 99.16
2016-06 97.92 91.41 97.84
2016-07 98.95 95.38 99.45
2016-08 100.81 95.93 99.28
2016-09 100.02 97.08 99.0
2016-10 99.66 101.29 98.48
2016-11 99.11 100.7 104.67
2016-12 97.7 104.31 98.42
2017-01 100.58 113.96 97.96
2017-02 100.47 108.24 97.07
2017-03 97.82 107.65 98.31
2017-04 100.98 106.88 97.59
2017-05 98.89 105.6 99.65
2017-06 100.38 97.27 99.87
2017-07 99.44 100.9 97.93
2017-08 98.96 103.52 97.28
2017-09 99.76 109.7 99.47
2017-10 99.16 105.39 95.77
2017-11 100.56 108.78 97.85
2017-12 99.15 109.62 95.02
2018-01 100.67 120.92 96.9
2018-02 101.02 115.15 98.16
2018-03 102.44 113.63 95.78
2018-04 97.61 114.01 97.36
2018-05 103.92 118.65 97.02
2018-06 100.95 119.72 94.5
2018-07 102.71 118.67 98.47
2018-08 100.2 119.33 94.89
2018-09 100.07 118.8 93.22
2018-10 101.72 125.63 95.69
2018-11 100.93 121.23 92.97
2018-12 101.42 115.42 94.81
2019-01 100.17 117.32 95.66
2019-02 100.3 116.29 95.34
2019-03 100.01 117.78 95.83
2019-04 102.1 117.4 93.55
2019-05 102.32 116.66 92.85
2019-06 101.29 117.65 95.12
2019-07 100.59 117.06 92.92
2019-08 100.61 116.25 94.29
2019-09 101.97 118.59 94.06
2019-10 101.02 120.87 95.98
2019-11 101.56 120.68 92.61
2019-12 102.55 123.81 92.93

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 98.91 100.4
2015-02 98.13 101.04 100.68
2015-03 97.9 102.47 99.37
2015-04 98.81 103.9 104.71
2015-05 100.63 102.14 100.44
2015-06 100.54 107.62 100.36
2015-07 100.3 103.52 100.27
2015-08 101.95 100.42 99.89
2015-09 100.15 96.04 99.45
2015-10 100.79 94.93 98.95
2015-11 99.69 94.49 95.93
2015-12 102.1 94.5 99.55
2016-01 100.32 91.83 99.4
2016-02 101.34 94.06 99.53
2016-03 102.28 93.18 99.64
2016-04 97.56 93.13 99.66
2016-05 98.91 98.37 98.08
2016-06 99.61 94.36 97.92
2016-07 99.45 95.89 95.41
2016-08 100.33 95.03 97.21
2016-09 100.57 96.79 95.61
2016-10 101.04 98.6 97.22
2016-11 100.67 99.28 94.19
2016-12 98.31 103.37 91.38
2017-01 100.14 110.78 97.04
2017-02 99.2 106.06 96.16
2017-03 98.6 105.7 97.54
2017-04 99.56 104.66 95.94
2017-05 98.77 104.05 97.36
2017-06 99.74 100.37 97.78
2017-07 99.15 100.84 98.44
2017-08 97.74 102.13 96.86
2017-09 99.27 110.4 98.86
2017-10 98.09 101.01 93.86
2017-11 100.88 109.09 97.84
2017-12 98.48 110.73 94.01
2018-01 98.54 116.48 95.14
2018-02 100.17 114.09 95.7
2018-03 104.06 115.24 94.73
2018-04 96.24 116.72 95.72
2018-05 99.33 119.51 94.61
2018-06 100.67 123.15 93.29
2018-07 101.28 121.73 95.63
2018-08 99.49 121.2 94.27
2018-09 100.16 122.58 94.24
2018-10 100.3 128.6 95.92
2018-11 98.25 129.53 92.7
2018-12 99.82 111.8 93.05
2019-01 99.69 116.93 93.49
2019-02 99.02 119.81 94.22
2019-03 98.37 121.83 94.04
2019-04 101.85 123.74 93.39
2019-05 100.35 122.43 94.1
2019-06 97.77 123.44 93.64
2019-07 98.52 124.45 91.51
2019-08 99.24 124.65 91.68
2019-09 98.0 122.67 91.21
2019-10 98.26 122.33 91.69
2019-11 98.52 123.08 94.24
2019-12 98.58 121.96 89.0

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)
Nov./Oct. Oct./Sept. Sept./Aug. Q3 2019/Q2 2019 2018/2017
Large-scale food retailing 0.06 0.01 0.01 -0.07 0.00
Raw serie 0.17 -0.06 0.00 0.00 0.00
SA-WDA parameters -0.11 0.07 0.01 -0.07 0.00
  • How to read it: Within large scale food retailing, the SA-WDA variation between October and November 2019 is revised by +0.06 points: +0.17 points are due to the raw series' revision and -0.11 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 November 2019 is unchanged at −0.7% (rounded number) compared to previous release.

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