As on date of publishing, this report will capture the impact assessment of COVID-19 on this market and the same will be considered in our market forecast model. Clients purchasing this report between April and June 2020 will be getting a ‘free’ updated market data excel sheet between July and September 2020 accounting for the impact of COVID-19 on the market in the current year 2020 and forecast.

Bahrain retail market is expected to grow at a steady rate during the forecast period. The Bahrain retail market is driven by the increasing expenditure by the government and major players operating in the market for the development of the retail industry in the country. Additionally, increasing purchasing power of the population and consumer shift towards modern concepts of retailing is further expected to foster the market growth through 2025. Furthermore, flourishing tourism industry in the country is expected to create lucrative opportunities for the market growth over the next few years. For instance, the launch of Bahrain shopping festival attractive many tourists in the country. Also, the success of projects like Avenues Mall in the country has increased the demand for development of retail infrastructure equipped with recreational facilities. However, increasing consumer awareness coupled with increase in competition can hamper the market growth during the forecast period. Besides, emerging non-traditional resellers can further restrict the market growth through 2025.

The Bahrain retail market is segmented based on type, type of market, distribution channel, company and region. Based on distribution channel, the market can be fragmented into exclusive stores, supermarket/hypermarket, specialty retailers, department stores, general merchandise stores, online and others. The online segment is expected to register significant growth in the market on account of the increasing awareness among the population pertaining to internet and retail sector. Additionally, ease, convenience and time saving advantage of online segment is further expected to drive the segmental growth through 2025.

The major players operating in the Bahrain retail market are Géant Group, Midway, Carrefour, Lulu Group, Jawad Business Group, HHM Group (Fine Food), BMMI, Ali & Sons (FoodCo), Al Raya, Al Sadhan and others. Major companies are developing advanced technologies and launching new products in order to stay competitive in the market. Other competitive strategies include mergers & acquisitions and new product developments.

Years considered for this report:

Historical Years: 2015-2018

Base Year: 2019

Estimated Year: 2020

Forecast Period: 2021–2025

Objective of the Study:

  • To analyze and estimate the market size of Bahrain retail market from 2015 to 2018.
  • To estimate and forecast the market size of Bahrain retail market from 2019 to 2025 and growth rate until 2025.
  • To classify and forecast Bahrain retail market based on type, type of market, distribution channel, company and regional distribution.
  • To identify dominant region or segment in the Bahrain retail market.
  • To identify drivers and challenges for Bahrain retail market.
  • To examine competitive developments such as expansions, new product launches, mergers & acquisitions, etc., in Bahrain retail market.
  • To conduct pricing analysis in the Bahrain retail market.
  • To identify and analyze the profile of leading players operating in Bahrain retail market.
  • To identify key sustainable strategies adopted by market players in Bahrain retail market.


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TechSci Research performed both primary as well as exhaustive secondary research for this study. Initially, TechSci Research sourced a list of retailers across the globe. Subsequently, TechSci Research conducted primary research surveys with the identified companies. While interviewing, the respondents were also enquired about their competitors. Through this technique, TechSci Research could include the retailers which could not be identified due to the limitations of secondary research. TechSci Research analyzed the retailers, distribution channels and presence of all major players across the globe.

TechSci Research calculated the market size of Bahrain retail market using a bottom-up approach, wherein data for various end-user segments was recorded and forecast for the future years. TechSci Research sourced these values from the industry experts and company representatives and externally validated through analyzing historical data of these product types and applications for getting an appropriate, overall market size. Various secondary sources such as company websites, news articles, press releases, company annual reports, investor presentations and financial reports were also studied by TechSci Research.


Key Target Audience:

  • Retail manufacturers/ suppliers/ distributors/ retailers
  • Market research and consulting firms
  • Government bodies such as regulating authorities and policy makers
  • Organizations, forums and alliances related to retail

The study is useful in providing answers to several critical questions that are important for the industry stakeholders such as retailers, suppliers and partners, end users, etc., besides allowing them in strategizing investments and capitalizing on market opportunities.

Report Scope:

In this report, Bahrain retail market has been segmented into following categories, in addition to the industry trends which have also been detailed below:

  • Bahrain Retail Market, By Type:
    • Food Retail
    • Non-Food Retail
  • Bahrain Retail Market, By Type of Market:
    • Organized
    • Unorganized
  • Bahrain Retail Market, By Distribution Channel:
    • Exclusive Stores
    • Supermarket/Hypermarket
    • Specialty Retailers
    • Department Stores
    • General Merchandise Stores
    • Online
    • Others
  • Bahrain Retail Market, By Region:
    • Capital Governorate
    • Northern Governorate
    • Muharraq Governorate
    • Southern Governorate

Competitive Landscape

Company Profiles: Detailed analysis of the major companies present in Bahrain retail market.

Available Customizations:

With the given market data, TechSci Research offers customizations according to a company’s specific needs. The following customization options are available for the report:

Company Information

  • Detailed analysis and profiling of additional market players (up to five).
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1.    Product Overview

2.    Research Methodology

3.    Impact of COVID-19 on Bahrain Retail Market

4.    Executive Summary

5.    Voice of Customers/Customer Insights

6.    Bahrain Retail Market Outlook

6.1.  Market Size & Forecast

6.1.1.     By Value

6.2.  Market Share & Forecast

6.2.1.     By Type (Food Retail v/s Non-Food Retail)

6.2.2.     By Type of Market (Organized v/s Unorganized)

6.2.3.     By Distribution Channel (Exclusive Stores, Supermarket/Hypermarket, Specialty Retailers, Department Stores, General Merchandise Stores, Online, Others)

6.2.4.     By Region (Capital Governorate, Northern Governorate, Muharraq Governorate, Southern Governorate)

6.2.5.     By Company

6.3.  Product Market Map

7.    Bahrain Food Retail Market Outlook

7.1.  Market Size & Forecast

7.1.1.     By Value

7.2.  Market Share & Forecast

7.2.1.     By Type of Market

7.2.2.     By Distribution Channel

8.    Bahrain Non-Food Retail Market Outlook

8.1.  Market Size & Forecast

8.1.1.     By Value

8.2.  Market Share & Forecast

8.2.1.     By Type of Market

8.2.2.     By Distribution Channel

9.    Market Dynamics

9.1.  Drivers/Opportunities

9.2.  Challenges/Restraints

10.  Market Trends & Developments

11.  Policy & Regulatory Landscape

12.  Import & Export Analysis

13.  Pricing Analysis

14.  Bahrain Economic Profile

15.  Competitive Landscape

15.1.              Company Profiles

15.1.1.  Géant Group

15.1.2.  Midway

15.1.3.  Carrefour

15.1.4.  Lulu Group

15.1.5.  Jawad Business Group

15.1.6.  HHM Group (Fine Food)

15.1.7.  BMMI

15.1.8.  Ali & Sons (FoodCo)

15.1.9.  Al Raya

15.1.10.                Al Sadhan

16.  Strategic Recommendations

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