Competition Among Russian Grocery Stores: Facts and Hypotheses to Explore

71 Pages Posted: 10 Nov 2021

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Elizaveta Gaivoronskaia

Novosibirsk State University

Fedor Iskhakov

Australian National University (ANU)

Maria Karmeliuk

Novosibirsk State University

Sergey Kokovin

National Research University Higher School of Economics

Evgeniy Ozhegov

National Research University Higher School of Economics

Alina Ozhegova

Norwegian School of Economics

Dmitrii Tereshchenko

HSE University

Date Written: November 6, 2021

Abstract

Nowadays Russian retail industry is going through its own "Walmart revolution" when chains are gaining a dominant position on the market crowding out small local shops. While retail markets of the US and Europe have reached stable stage of the development with only minor changes in the market structure, the Russian retail industry is rapidly changing at present, thus, presenting an interesting subject for research. The current study provides an overview of the retail industry in developed countries and proposes a theoretical framework. Based on this, we describe an evolution of the Russian retail industry and indicate its main economic features and peculiarities. After we provide a description of obtained data. We conclude by highlighting relevant ideas for future research that can be studied in the Russian retail context.

Keywords: retail industries, grocery sector, market studies

JEL Classification: L0, L81

Suggested Citation

Gaivoronskaia, Elizaveta and Iskhakov, Fedor and Karmeliuk, Maria and Kokovin, Sergey and Ozhegov, Evgeniy and Ozhegova, Alina and Tereshchenko, Dmitrii, Competition Among Russian Grocery Stores: Facts and Hypotheses to Explore (November 6, 2021). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract= or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3957743

Elizaveta Gaivoronskaia (Contact Author)

Novosibirsk State University ( email )

2 Pirogova Street
Novosibirsk, 630090
Russia

Fedor Iskhakov

Australian National University (ANU) ( email )

Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Australia

Maria Karmeliuk

Novosibirsk State University ( email )

2 Pirogova Street
Novosibirsk, 630090
Russia

Sergey Kokovin

National Research University Higher School of Economics ( email )

Myasnitskaya street, 20
Moscow, Moscow 119017
Russia

Evgeniy Ozhegov

National Research University Higher School of Economics ( email )

Saint-Petersburg, Saint-Petersburg
Russia

Alina Ozhegova

Norwegian School of Economics ( email )

Helleveien 30
Bergen, 5045
Norway
(+47) 55 95 90 00 (Phone)

Dmitrii Tereshchenko

HSE University ( email )

Soyza Pechatnikov str., 15
St. Petersburg, 190068
Russia

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