TI Research Reports
TI ANALYST PERSPECTIVE
The independent trade remains a key opportunity for suppliers in South Africa. In fact we would venture to say that its significance as a route-to-market to the informal retail channel, has increased over the past five years. However, with opportunity comes threat, and the independents have become increasingly vulnerable to competition from a number of sides, during the same period.
Formal Independent Channel Report Set –
Clear perspectives on a channel in transition
The independent fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) market represented by unlisted wholesalers and retailers, remains a key area of opportunity for suppliers in South Africa. The dynamic nature of this market sector, within a context of macro-environmental factors impacting South African retail, is increasing in relevance as a route to market to the informal retail channel.
The Ti Formal Independent Channel Report Set provides a macro view of the Formal Independent Wholesale and Retail Channel in South Africa, its players, the market dynamics at work and the role the channel plays in the South African FMCG environment.