Asia Opportunities 1 – Taipei, Taiwan - Where to find growth in Taiwan?

Asia Opportunities 1 – Taipei, Taiwan - Where to find growth in Taiwan? Asia Opportunities 1 – Taipei, Taiwan - Where to find growth in Taiwan?

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Faced with an ageing population and a sluggish economy, Taiwan undertook economic reforms in 2016 in a quest to regain GDP growth in 2017. This, however, has not sapped consumer confidence with spending forecasted to grow by 26% through 2016/17, offering solid development prospects for retail businesses.

With commercial hubs like Taipei and Taoyuan and a well-developed modern retail infrastructure, the country’s leading players are now addressing current challenges in megacities and capitalising on new opportunities in niche formats. Traditional trade is vanishing in most cities, leaving a fiercely competitive modern trade environment. 

Planet Retail recently visited Taipei, the gateway for retail in Taiwan, to uncover the latest trends and answer questions around where to find growth in such a saturated retail environment.   

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Table of contents

1.  Planet Retail View 
2.  Consumer Influences
3.  Growth channels
4.  Product Innovations 
5.  Events
6.  Targeted locations 
7.  Retail inspiration 

Reasons to buy

  • Understand the opportunities and challenges in one of Asia’s most modernised markets;
  • Explore growth strategies, retail focus areas and the latest trends in the market-leading megacity of Taipei;
  • Discover the latest development and innovations from leading Taiwanese retailers; and
  • Understand the consumer impulses of Taiwan’s diverse shopper population.

About the author

Anna Hoang
Associate Analyst - Asia


Anna Hoang is an Associate Analyst in grocery based in London. Anna specialises in grocery retailing in the UK and Asian markets. Prior to joining Planet Retail, she spent five years working at FMCG companies including Unilever, Diageo, and in the market research field. Anna holds a Masters Degree in Retail Management from Bournemouth University in the UK.

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