Convenience Stores, Supermarkets See Marginal Gain In Share Of UK Eating Out Market
Convenience stores and supermarkets have seen a marginal year-on-year increase (+0.2%) in their share of the overall UK 'eating out' market, according to research agency MCA.
The UK Eating Out Market Report 2018 study found that c-stores and supermarkets account for a 14% share of all eating out occasions, and a 24% share of out-of-home snacking occasions.
Both retail channels have benefited from a rise in the number of consumers availing of lunch or snacking occasions during the day, which are up 0.7% and 0.8% respectively.
The research was conducted through online consumer surveys, analysis of MCA’s market sizing and company tracking databases and assorted operator-specific research.
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