Special delivery: The industry is expanding thanks to the development of online ordering

The Pizza Delivery and Takeaway industry has expanded rapidly over the past five years. Buoyed by increasing consumer preference for convenience and affordability, the industry is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 5% over the five years through 2018-19. Takeaway operators have reacted to higher levels of consumer expenditure by introducing new premium menu ranges, such as gourmet-style pizzas that use high-quality ingredients. Greater consumer health consciousness has also driven demand for greater menu variation.The industry has benefited from the digital revolution. Widespread internet access has encouraged consumers to browse and order online for collection or delivery. Major players in the industry have developed easy-to-use websites to assist customers...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£3bn
Annual Growth 14-19
5.0%
Forecast Growth 19-24
Profit
Employment
47,276
Businesses
3,050

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The industry has grown thanks to consumer preference for convenience and affordability
  • Operators have developed smartphone apps and social media strategies over the past five years
  • Health consciousness should encourage the entrance of new operators targeting niche markets
  • Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    The Pizza Delivery and Takeaway industry has a moderate level of capital intensity. IBISWorld estimates that for every £1.00 spent on capital, operators spend £7.63 on wages. Capital requirements for the industry include a commercial kitchen fitted with pizza ovens and heaters. Operators also rely on computerised stock control and many have established online platforms, which adds to capital costs.However, wages still account for a significant proportion of revenue. Employees are required to work on the shop floor and operators must provide a high level of customer service to retain customers. Capital intensity has increased over the past five years, since operators have adopted technology to automate processes. Lar...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Pizza Delivery & Takeaway Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Pizza Delivery & Takeaway Industry are

  • Effective cost control
  • Access to multiskilled and flexible workforce
  • Ability to attract local support/patronage
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Real household disposable income and Average weekly hours of work in the Pizza Delivery & Takeaway industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Pizza Delivery & Takeaway Industry?

    Businesses in this industry operate pizza restaurants where food is generally taken away or delivered. The industry includes owner-operated and franchised outlets. The industry does not include predominantly sit-down restaurants.

    Industry Products
  • Gourmet and speciality pizzas
  • Sides and drinks
  • Traditional pizzas
  • Industry Activities
  • Pizza delivery
  • Pizza takeaway services
  • Pizza-related product retailing
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Real household disposable income
  • Average weekly hours of work
  • Demand from takeaway and fast-food restaurants
  • Demand from full-service restaurants
  • Health consciousness

  • Current Performance
  • Convenience tops
  • Online orders rising
  • Earning a crust
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • A slice of the action
  • Leaner times
  • Lacking confidence
  • Table: Pizza Delivery & Takeaway Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Pizza Delivery & Takeaway Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Fruit & Vegetable Wholesaling
  • Meat Processing
  • Poultry Meat Processing
  • Seafood Processing

  • Products & Services
  • Traditional pizzas
  • Sides and drinks
  • Gourmet and speciality pizzas
  • Other
  • Chart: Pizza Delivery & Takeaway Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • People aged between 25 and 34
  • People aged between 15 and 24
  • People aged between 35 and 44
  • People aged between 45 and 54
  • People aged between 55 and 64
  • People aged 65 and over
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Pizza Delivery & Takeaway Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesOther costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Pizza Delivery & Takeaway

  • Basis of Competition
    Internal competitionExternal competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Pizza Delivery & Takeaway Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Domino's Pizza Group plc, Pizza Hut, Papa John's (GB) Limited,
  • Table: Domino's Pizza Group plc - financial performance
  • Table: Pizza Hut - financial performance
  • Table: Papa John's (GB) Limited - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Pizza Delivery & Takeaway Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Pizza Delivery & Takeaway Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Franchisee
  • A business that pays a company a fee in order to use that firm's trademarks and business system and sell its products or services.
  • Franchisor
  • A company that allows an individual to run an establishment of its business. The company owns the products and trademarks.
  • Online Directory
  • A web search tool that lists information in categories or groupings for the user's convenience.
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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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