Retailing Sector in Turkey

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RETAILING INDUSTRY in terms of Food- Non Food

* Sectorial Overview;
Retailing is the business activity that involves selling products/services to customers for their non-commercial, individual or family use. Normally, retailing is the final stage of the distribution process.
The middle and long term potential of Turkey retail industry continue remaining attractive. Companies in sector support the sectorial expansion with their expansion strategies, negative business administration fund and powerful cash creating capabilities. The defensive structure of sector and low penetration strengthen this situation.
With the increase in consumer demand, rapid urbanization, increase in large scale retail investments the number of shopping malls in Turkey increased by more than 20% in the last two years. In the same period, the total surface rent area in Turkey increased by more than 30% and reached
As it can be seen on the graph below; the total size of the retail sector (organized and unorganized) in Turkey is expected to reach $355 billion in 2013 and grow with 10% until 2016. (See Figure 1 in Appendix)

Organized retail, a highly promising segment due to increasing per capita consumer spending and relatively weaker presence up to now in comparison with developed markets, is estimated to be 40% of the total retail industry in Turkey. (See Figure 2 and Figure 3 in Appendix)

* The share of organized retail continue increasing;
The share of organized retail which has the level of %25 in the total retail market in 2000 exceeds the levels of %50 according to the 2013 predictions. Turkey organized retail market achieve an impressive growth in last 10 years. It is anticipated that the share of organized retailers increase from the level %47 to the level %60 in upcoming 5 years. It is anticipated that the share of organized retail increases to the level of %60…...

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