Latam: Cash & Carry booming and blooming
Cash & Carry stores are now selling directly to 46 million households across Latin America.
Once a channel purely for trade customers, Cash & Carry (C&C) stores are now selling directly to 46 million households across Latin America. End consumers are increasingly choosing to shop there, with 44% of the population buying something from a wholesaler at least once over the last year.
C&C value sales grew 20% in 2017, driven mainly by Brazil and Argentina, which represent 80% of total C&C spend. The channel is also growing its footprint, adding 1.6 million new households across Latam in the last year, attracting more buyers in every country except Peru and Colombia.
As a result, in 2017 C&C represented 8.2% of consumers’ total FMCG spend in the region. This is a format that will become of increasing significance to brands.
The channel is growing by successfully adapting itself to better serve the end customer – improving its communications, assortment, store formats and product offering, and also the shopper experience.
In this report, we provide you with some keys to understand how the Cash & Carry channel is performing in Latam. We explore the trends, describe how wholesalers are adapting to reach more shoppers, and identify the opportunities for the format to continue to develop.
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