Sparkling wine inflation in the US stood at 0.000% in April 2023, according to GlobalData’s report on the prices of stock keeping units (SKUs) supplied through online retailers. In Q2 2023, GlobalData monitored the pricing of 118 sparkling wine SKUs from companies such as Barefoot, Andre and Billecart-Salmon that were sold by e-retailers. Buy the report here.
Pricing is crucial, especially in a challenging economic climate, as competitive pricing and price leadership impact consumers’ choices. GlobalData’s pricing analysis reveals that Wegmans offered lowest prices of the total SKUs within the sparkling wine category from April through June 2023, followed by Wine.Com and Hannaford. According to the analysis, the price range of $10 and $15 was the most competitive, with 43 SKUs.
The chart below illustrates price leadership among the covered retailers which offer the highest number of low-priced products in the category. Of all retailers, Wegmans had greatest share of lowest prices for individual SKUs in sparkling wine in the US in Q2 2023.
Analysis of the quarterly price data showed that Wine.Com offered the highest number of SKUs on discount among the listed SKUs for each retailer. Among variants, the tracker revealed prosecco and brut as the most popular (by number of SKUs) sparkling wine variants. These were priced 22.09% lower than the average price of a sparkling wine SKU.
Among the e-retailers tracked by GlobalData, the leading ones, based on the number of SKUs, were Wegmans, Wine.Com, Coborns Delivers, Hannaford and Target. According to the analysis, LIDLUS had the lowest average unit price, while the retailer with the widest product assortment was Wegmans.
The report brings attention to the intricate pricing dynamics within the sparkling wine market, examining both the SKU and retailer levels, and offering invaluable insights for stakeholders. Notably, Wegmans, Wine.Com and Hannaford stood out as prominent e-retailers, providing competitive pricing for a substantial number of sparkling wine SKUs. However, to comprehensively grasp sparkling wine market in the US, continuous tracking of SKU pricing over time is necessary.
For a more detailed analysis of pricing trends in the the US sparkling wine market, buy the report here.