Sector Definition

AGORA Europe II

Home >> AGORA Europe II Portal >> Sector Definition

 

Our market structure is characterized by a large number of small firms, similar but not identical products sold by all firms.

Training program can be installed much more comfortable in this way…

 

Sector definition

An economic sector refers to a related section of the economy.

  • Retail is not homogenous in its performance – sub-sector growth rates vary significantly in magnitude and direction.

  • Retail sales in non specialised stores (such as market, grocery and department stores)

  • Retail sales in specialised stores (such as butchers, greengrocers and fishmongers)

  • Retail sales of pharmaceutical goods (such as chemists and pharmacies)

  • Retail sales of new goods in specialised stores (such as stores selling textiles, clothing, books, electrical household appliances, furniture and lighting)

  • Retail sales of second hand goods

  • Retail sales not in store (e.g. catalogue and mail order sales, online and via stalls and markets)

 

 

NACE Definition

 

52 Retail trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles; repair of personal and household goods

521 Retail sale in non-specialized stores
5211 - Retail sale in non-specialized stores with food, beverages or tobacco predominating
5212 - Other retail sale in non-specialized stores


522 Retail sale of food, beverages and tobacco in specialized stores
5221 - Retail sale of fruit and vegetables
5222 - Retail sale of meat and meat products
5223 - Retail sale of fish, crustaceans and molluscs
5224 - Retail sale of bread, cakes, flour confectionery and sugar confectionery
5225 - Retail sale of alcoholic and other beverages
5226 - Retail sale of tobacco products
5227 - Other retail sale of food, beverages and tobacco in specialized stores

523 Retail sale of pharmaceutical and medical goods, cosmetic and toilet articles
5231 - Dispensing chemists
5232 - Retail sale of medical and orthopaedic goods
5233 - Retail sale of cosmetic and toilet articles

 

524 Other retail sale of new goods in specialized store
5241 - Retail sale of textiles
5242 - Retail sale of clothing
5243 - Retail sale of footwear and leather goods
5244 - Retail sale of furniture, lighting equipment and household articles n.e.c.
5245 - Retail sale of electrical household appliances and radio and television goods
5246 - Retail sale of hardware, paints and glass
5247 - Retail sale of books, newspapers and stationery
5248 - Other retail sale in specialized stores

525 Retail sale of second-hand goods in stores
5250 - Retail sale of second-hand goods in stores

526 Retail sale not in stores
5261 - Retail sale via mail order houses
5262 - Retail sale via stalls and markets
5263 - Other non-store retail sale

527 Repair of personal and household goods
5271 - Repair of boots, shoes and other articles of leather
5272 - Repair of electrical household goods
5273 - Repair of watches, clocks and jewellery
5274 - Repair n.e.c.

Retail sale in non-specialized stores (NACE Group 52.1). Structural profile, EU-27, 2006 (Latest statistic according to Eurostat)


Enterprises (thousand) Turnover (EUR million) Value added (EUR million)

Persons employed

(thousand)

Share total(%)

 

Value added

Share total (%)

Persons employed

Non-specialised in-store retailing (1) 588.8 900 000 140 000 6 176.1 100.0 100.0
Non-specialised in-store retailing, with food beverages or tobacco predominating (2) 479.1 800 000 110 000 5 200.0 84.6 84.2
Other non- specialized in-store retailing 109.8 109 891 24 941 : 17.8 :

(1) Rounded estimates based on non-confidential data; turnover, 2005.

(2) Rounded estimates based on non-confidential data; turnover and value added, 2005.

Source: Eurostat (SBS)


Sector Definition for our Project:

LABEL Retail Sale in Non-Specialized Stores With Food, Beverages or Tobacco Predominating (1-9 Employees) (Eurostat definitions)
SYNONYMS:

No chains and no franchise

Cinema kiosk (sweets etc shop), Country general store (selling mainly foodstuffs), Food (general) retail dealing in, General stores activities of, Grocer retail, Grocery mainly (wine and spirits), Grocery shop, Licensed grocery, Mini market Provisions retail dealing in, Publican and mainly grocery, Retail sale in non-specialized stores, Retail sale in non-specialized store with food predominating, Retail sale in non-specialized store with beverages predominating Retail sale in non-specialized store with tobacco predominating
ECONOMIC ACTIVITY NACE Rev 2
CODE 5211

 

The retail industry is one of the fastest growing industries today and is considered as a vital part of the economy.

  • The chief purpose of this industry is provide goods and product to the consumers. They get their products straight from the manufacturer or wholesaler or distributor.
  • These goods are vast and varied.
  • Retailers may sell anything and everything from food apparel to electronics and so on .
  • A grocery store for the most part offers food (both fresh and dry ) and other household essentials.


Source: http://www.startupbizhup.com/strating-a-Grocery-Store-Business.htm

 

 

Classification in Retail Sector

Food, beverages and tobacco
Non-food products, department stores that stock a general line of merchandise (hard-line and soft-line goods)

 

Non-specialized stores,
  • independent grocers
  • convenience  stores
  • national and  international supermarket
  • discount and hypermarket chains
Specialized stores
  • bakers
  • butchers
  • greengrocer
  • fish shop
Non-specialized stores,
  • independent grocers
  • convenience  stores
  • national and  international supermarket
  • discount and hypermarket chains
Specialized Stores
  • camera stores
  • pharmacies,
  • stationers
  • book stores

 

 

 

Search

Disclaimer

This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This Web site reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.

EC Lifelong Learning Programme

Lifelong
Learning
Programme