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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Building Material & Garden Equipment & Supplies Dealers


Overview: the U.S. Building Material & Garden Equipment & Supplies Dealers Industry

This report provides answers to key questions about the industry:
What is the total market size (industry revenue)?

This report shows the total market size for the Building Material & Garden Equipment & Supplies Dealers industry, comprised of total revenues of both public and private companies over the last five years (2012-2017), current year (2018) estimates, and outlook to 2022.

What is the industry outlook?

The industry Outlook and Forecasts show how the Building Material & Garden Equipment & Supplies Dealers industry is heading over the next five years (2018-2022). Market forecasts account for historical growth, cyclical changes, and general economic outlook.

Market Analysis: Is the market growing or declining, and how quickly?

The Market Analysis section shows the five-year growth trends for Building Material & Garden Equipment & Supplies Dealers, year-by-year from 2012-2017.

Are long-term forecasts positive or negative?

Forecasts for 2018-2022 for the industry show the future growth and market opportunity for Building Material & Garden Equipment & Supplies Dealers companies.

"As a result, we face competition for our products and services from a variety of retailers, suppliers, and service providers, ranging from traditional brick-and-mortar, to multichannel, to exclusively online..."
What is the average company size in the industry?

The average number of employees and average revenue for a typical Building Material & Garden Equipment & Supplies Dealers company is charted over time for the last five years to the present.

How many companies are in the industry?

Track how many companies compete in the Building Material & Garden Equipment & Supplies Dealers industry, and how the number of companies has changed over the past five years.


Market Size & Industry Statistics

The total U.S. industry market size for Building Material & Garden Equipment & Supplies Dealers: Industry statistics cover all companies in the United States, both public and private, ranging in size from small businesses to market leaders. In addition to revenue, the industry market analysis shows information on employees, companies, and average firm size.

Investors, banks, and business executives use growth rates and industry trends to understand the market outlook and opportunity.

Building Material & Garden Equipment & Supplies Dealers market size 2018
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Statistics 2013        2014        2015        2016        2017        2018*
Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)


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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Statistics Source: U.S. Census, AnythingResearch Market Analysis



Market Forecast

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook and future growth trends. The following five-year demand forecast projects both short-term and long-term trends.



market forecast

Forecast / Industry Outlook 2018* 2019 2020 2021 2022
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

Product & Services Breakdown

Research products and services in the Building Material & Garden Equipment & Supplies Dealers industry generating sales. Note that products are broken into categories with different levels of classification.

Product DescriptionNumber of Companies Sales ($ millions) Percent of Total Sales

Industry Total

Groceries & Other Food Items For Human Consumption Off The Premises

Household Soaps, Detergents, Cleaners, & Cleaning Supplies

Men's Wear, Including Accessories

Costumes & Unisex Clothing

Footwear, Including Accessories

Curtains, Draperies, Blinds, Slipcovers, Bed & Table Coverings

Major Household Appliances

Small Household Appliances & Personal Care Appliances

Audio Equipment, Musical Instruments (New & Used), Radios, Audio Electronic Components, CDs, Records, Tapes, Audio Books, Sheet

Furniture, Sleep Equipment & Outdoor/Patio Furniture

Flooring & Floor Coverings

Kitchenware & Home Furnishings

Toys, Hobby Goods, & Games

Sporting Goods & Recreational Equipment

Boats & Other Sport Vehicles, Parts & Accessories

Hardware, Tools, & Plumbing & Electrical Supplies

Lawn, Garden, & Farm Equipment & Supplies

Dimensional Lumber & Other Building/Structural Materials & Supplies

Paint & Sundries

Wallpaper & Other Flexible Wallcoverings

Automotive Fuels

Automotive Lubricants, Including Oil, Greases.

Automotive Tires, Tubes, Batteries, Audio Equipment, Parts, Access

Household Fuels, Including Oil, Lp Gas, Wood, Coal

Pets, Pet Foods, & Pet Supplies

All Other Merchandise

All Other Merchandise, Excluding Lottery Ticket Sales/Commissions

All Nonmerchandise Receipts



U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by State

Market Size by State ($ millions) indicates how the industry's competition is distributed throughout the country. State-level information can identify areas with higher and lower industry market share than average.

U.S. map by state

Building Material & Garden Equipment & Supplies Dealers Industry Price Trends

Rise and fall in market prices are affectedd by supply, demand, and the cost of goods/services sold. Higher demand or COGS will put upward price pressure on prices. Higher competition among Building Material & Garden Equipment & Supplies Dealers companies will put a downward pressure on prices. The chart shows how prices are changing within the industry, month-to-month over the last three years.

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Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial metrics provide a snapshot view of a benchmark "average" company. Key business metrics show revenue and operating costs. The data collected covers both public and private companies.

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
(Industry Benchmark)
Total Revenue

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Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold
Gross Profit

Operating Expenses
Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity
Repairs
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Depletion
Domestic production activities deduction
Advertising
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
Depreciation
Amortization
Other Operating Expenses
Total Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit
 
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics




Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a Building Material & Garden Equipment & Supplies Dealers company compares to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation RatiosIndustry Average
Company valuation can be measured based on the firm's own performance, as well as in comparison against its industry competitors. These metrics show how the average company in the Building Material & Garden Equipment & Supplies Dealers industry is performing.
Profit Margin
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin. Show company earnings relative to revenues.
Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on Equity (ROE) is net income as a percentage of shareholders' equity. Shareholders' Equity is defined as the company's total assets minus total liabilities. ROE shows how much profits a company generates with the money shareholders invested (or with retained earnings).
Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Assets (ROA) is net income relative to total assets. The market research on Building Material & Garden Equipment & Supplies Dealers measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.


Liquidity RatiosIndustry Average
Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.
Current Ratio
Measures a firm's ability to pay its debts over the next 12 months.
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)
Calculates liquid assets relative to liabilities, excluding inventories.


Efficiency Ratios - Key Performance IndicatorsIndustry Average
Measure how quickly products and services sell, and effectively collections policies are implemented.
Receivables Turnover Ratio
If this number is low in your business when compared to the industry average in the research report, it may mean your payment terms are too lenient or that you are not doing a good enough job on collections.
Average Collection Period
Based on the Receivables Turnover, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover
Inventory Turnover
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
Fixed-Asset Turnover
Generally, higher is better, since it indicates the business has less money tied up in fixed assets for each dollar of sales revenue.



Compensation & Salary Surveys for Employees

Compensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of industry-specific jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom Quartile Average (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations 3%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers2%
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 6%
Grounds Maintenance Workers 5%
Grounds Maintenance Workers 5%
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 5%
Sales and Related Occupations 61%
Supervisors of Sales Workers 9%
First-Line Supervisors of Sales Workers 9%
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 9%
Retail Sales Workers 50%
Cashiers 11%
Cashiers 11%
Retail Salespersons 37%
Retail Salespersons 37%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 15%
Material Recording, Scheduling, Dispatching, and Distributing Workers 7%
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 5%
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 5%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 8%
Agricultural Workers 8%
Miscellaneous Agricultural Workers 8%
Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse 8%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 10%
Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 8%
Small Engine Mechanics 6%
Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics 6%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 12%
Material Moving Workers 7%
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand 5%
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 5%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics


Building Material & Garden Equipment & Supplies Dealers Competitor Landscape & Key Companies [PREMIUM]

The most influential companies in the Building Material & Garden Equipment & Supplies Dealers industry and adjacent industries either have large market share or are developing new business models and methods that could disrupt the status quo. We look at leading and emerging companies in the Building Material & Garden Equipment & Supplies Dealers industry and adjacent sectors:

Market Leaders:
Direct Competitors

Companies with the largest market share, focused in this industry
Market leaders:
Diversified Competitors

Largest companies that have diversified operations in this and other industries
Innovators:
Direct Competitors

Innovative, Emerging, and Disruptive Companies that may influence the future direction of the industry.
Innovators:
Diversified Competitors

Innovators and Disruptors in adjacent industries that may also affect the Building Material & Garden Equipment & Supplies Dealers industry.
Source:
IncFact




Innovation News

  • Ridge Valley Exteriors trademarks "RIDGE VALLEY EXTERIORS" - Roofing consultation; Roofing installation; Roofing repair; Roofing services - 09/15/2018
  • Ridge Valley Exteriors trademarks "CERTIFIED ROOFTOP GENIUS" - Roofing consultation; Roofing contracting; Roofing installation; Roofing repair; Roofing services - 09/15/2018
  • Dunn Lumber trademarks "DUNN DIY" - Downloadable electronic files containing articles in the field of home improvement projects and do-it-yourself home improvement projects - 09/14/2018
  • Sherwin-Williams patents Nesting Paint Tray And Paint Bucket System, Paint Tray, And Paint Tray Liner - 09/13/2018
  • Sherwin-Williams patents Coating Compositions For Aluminum Beverage Cans And Methods Of Coating Same - 09/13/2018
  • Tractor Supply patents Light Bar Assembly Including A Wind Shield - 08/23/2018
  • Harvest Power raises $8 million in funding. - 07/21/2017
  • Trove Predictive Data Science raises $4 million in funding. - 01/12/2016
  • Harvest Power raises $5 million in funding. - 12/28/2015




  • Executive Briefings

    The majority of our competition comes from other wholesale landscape supply distributors. Among wholesale distributors, we primarily compete against a small number of regional distributors and many small, local, privately-owned distributors. Some of our competitors carry several product categories, while others mainly focus on one product category such as irrigation, fertilizer/control, nursery goods or hardscapes. We believe our top nine largest competitors include Ewing, Harrell’s, Horizon Distributors (a subsidiary of Pool Corporation), Winfield Solutions, BWI, Target Specialty Products, Howard Fertilizer and Chemical, BFG Supply and Central Turf  Siteone Landscape Supply

    Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $161,256,316 on Building Material & Garden Equipment & Supplies Dealers. It has awarded 11,469 contracts to 624 companies, with an average value of $258,424 per company.   

    Top government vendors:

    CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount





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