Food Retail Industry in the UAE – PEST Framework Analysis
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||The UAE retail sector continues to grow, supported by the upgrading of existing retail stores and the addition of state of the
|Date of Report
||Nov 6, 2011
The UAE retail sector continues to grow, supported by the upgrading of existing retail stores and the addition of state of the art new mega retail stores. The UAE market presents retailers with diverse relatively high-income consumers. Exporters who are willing to establish personal relationships, consolidate shipments, and meet the labeling requirements of the UAE market will find a rapidly growing sector in which to sell a wide range or products. Annual sales in the industry are estimated at $3.5 billion.
The UAE food retail sector continues its aggressive growth. More large type stores are being built. French retail chain already operates in the market while a new one is being prepared to launch its services. Value of retailed products are currently estimated by trades at about $2.5 billion.
Aruvian's R'search analyzes the Food Retail Industry in the UAE in a PEST Framework Analysis. A PEST analysis is concerned with the environmental influences on a business. The acronym stands for the Political, Economic, Social and Technological issues that could affect the strategic development of a business. Identifying PEST influences is a useful way of summarizing the external environment in which a business operates.