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The Report on Home Improvement Centers contains key information used by Marketing Departments in many of the Fortune 1,000 companies and beyond. The report helps identify industry changes, trends, key players, and growth opportunities.

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Products/Services Breakdown   .
Revenue per State . .
Financial Metrics . .
Salary & Compensation Statistics . .
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Key Private Companies   .
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2014 Market Research Report on Home Improvement Centers Industry


Current Research on the Home Improvement Centers Industry

This section provides answers to the fundamental and commonly-asked questions about the industry:
  1. What is the total market size ($ millions)?
  2. Has the market grown or declined?
  3. What is the market growth rate?
  4. Are long term forecasts positive or negative?
  5. What is the industry size and average company size?
  6. How many companies are in the industry?

Market Size Statistics

The total U.S. market size for the Home Improvement Centers industry: statistics cover all companies, both public and private. In addition to total revenue, the industry research provides details on employees, companies, and average firm size in the sector. Use this market information to research and analyze growth rates and the Home Improvement Centers industry trends and market outlook based on quantitative research and economic data.

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Statistics 2008        2009        2010        2011        2012        2013
Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)


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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Statistics Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of US Census and government market data



Market Forecast - Home Improvement Centers[PREMIUM]

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook & Home Improvement Centers future growth trends. The following five-year forecast utilizes advanced econometric techniques that project both short-term and long-term market growth outlook. The industry outlook can be used to set a strategy applicable to economic realities.

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Forecast / Industry Outlook 201420152016 2017 2018
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

Product & Services Breakdown

Research products and services in the Home Improvement Centers 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 Foods For Human Consumption Off The Premises

Soaps, Detergents, & Household Cleaners

Men's Wear, Including Accessories

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

Curtains & Draperies

Vertical & Horizontal Blinds, Woven Wood Blinds, & Shades

Major Household Appliances

Small Electric Appliances & Personal Care Appliances

TV, Video Recorders, Video Cameras, Video Tapes, DVDs

Furniture, Sleep Equipment & Outdoor/Patio Furniture

Flooring & Floor Coverings

Soft-Surface (Textile) Floor Coverings & Accessories

Hardwood Flooring

Other Hard-Surface Floor Coverings & Accessories

Kitchenware & Home Furnishings

Hardware, Tools, & Plumbing & Electrical Supplies

Hardware

Tools & Equipment

Plumbing Fixtures & Supplies

Wiring & Wire Products

Electrical Supplies

Lawn, Garden, & Farm Equipment & Supplies

Cut Flowers

Indoor Potted Plants & Floral Items

Outdoor Nursery Stock

Fertilizer, Lime, Chemicals, & Other Soil Treatments

Lawn & Garden Tools

Lawn & Garden Machinery, Equipment, & Parts

All Other Lawn & Garden Supplies

Dimensional Lumber & Other Bldg/Structural Materials & Supplies

Dimensional Lumber, Nontreated

Treated Lumber

Boards, All Grades

Gypsum, Specialty Boards, & Treatments

Engineered Wood Products, Including Glue-Lam, Lvl

Structural Panels, Including Softwood Plywood, & Osb

Other Panel Products, Including Hardwood Plywood, Waferboard

Bldg Components, Including Floor Trusses, Roof Trusses

Connectors, Including Joist Hangers, Tie-Downs.

Doors & Moulding

Windows, Skylights, & Patio Doors

Glass

Masonry Supplies, Including Cement, Lime, Plaster, Brick.

Insulation (All Types) & Weatherization Products

Siding, Exterior Trim, & Soffit

Roofing (All Types), Including Roofing Supplies

Ceilings & Ceiling Systems

Kitchen & Bath Cabinets & Countertops

Heating & Hvac Units; Ductwork; Heating Stoves

Refrigeration Equipment & Supplies

All Other Building/Structural Materials & Supplies

Paint & Sundries

Interior Paint

Exterior Paint

Stain, Varnish, Shellac, & Other Coatings

Painting Equipment, Including Tools, Brushes, Scrapers.

Painting Supplies

Wallpaper & Other Flexible Wallcoverings

All Other Merchandise

Seasonal Decorations

All Nonmerchandise Receipts

All Other 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 market share than average.

U.S. map by state

Price Trends for Home Improvement Centers

This section shows how prices are changing within the on a month-to-month basis. Price changes may be affected by seasonal demand, or by larger movements in product sales.

price index trends

Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

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

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
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 - Home Improvement Centers

Financial ratio information can be used to compare how a company in the industry is performing relative to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation Ratios - Home Improvement CentersIndustry 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 Home Improvement Centers 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 Home Improvement Centers measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.


Liquidity Ratios - Home Improvement CentersIndustry 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 RatiosIndustry 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%
Sales and Related Occupations 63%
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 9%
Cashiers 12%
Retail Salespersons 38%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 13%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 14%
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 5%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics


Companies in Home Improvement Centers and Similar Industries[PREMIUM]

Home Improvement Centers market research identifies top companies with the largest estimated market share. Information includes corporate earnings and public company ticker symbols where available.

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Public Home Improvement Centers Company News

Web scan for recent news about public companies. Home Improvement Centers market research on key company news, and Home Improvement Centers statistics. The market size analysis identifies the overall sales data within the industry. Statistics break down facts about companies within the market.


Government Contracts Related to Home Improvement Centers

In 2013, the federal government spent a total of $3,182,571 on Home Improvement Centers. It has awarded 169 contracts to 31 companies, with an average value of $102,664 per company.   

Top government vendors:

CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount



Growth Opportunities / Competitive Threats

Companies in other industries may also sell similar products. Since there is an overlap in the customer base, there may be an opportunity for companies in Home Improvement Centers to sell additional products/services offered by these adjacent industries. Alternatively, these industries may identify further products in this industry to target. Products most at risk are those with the highest profit margins and lowest barriers to entry.

The following industries are competing channels for sales of similar products/services.

Hardware, Tools, & Plumbing & Electrical Supplies
Competing IndustrySales Relative to Home Improvement CentersOpportunity/Threat
Hardware Stores Competing industry
Discount Department Stores Competing industry
Warehouse Clubs, Supercenters & Big Box Retail Competing industry

Sales from other industries of Hardware, Tools, & Plumbing & Electrical Supplies are less than those from Home Improvement Centers. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their Hardware, Tools, & Plumbing & Electrical Supplies sales, taking market share from this industry.
Hardware, Tools, & Plumbing & Electrical Supplies Product Sales Report



Lawn, Garden, & Farm Equipment & Supplies
Competing IndustrySales Relative to Home Improvement CentersOpportunity/Threat
Nursery, Garden Center & Farm Supply Stores
Outdoor Power Equipment Stores Competing industry
Warehouse Clubs, Supercenters & Big Box Retail Competing industry
Supermarkets & Grocery Stores Competing industry
Hardware Stores Competing industry

Sales from other industries of Lawn, Garden, & Farm Equipment & Supplies are less than those from Home Improvement Centers. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their Lawn, Garden, & Farm Equipment & Supplies sales, taking market share from this industry.
Lawn, Garden, & Farm Equipment & Supplies Product Sales Report



Flooring & Floor Coverings
Flooring & Floor Coverings Product Sales Report

Paint & Sundries
Paint & Sundries Product Sales Report

Kitchenware & Home Furnishings
Kitchenware & Home Furnishings Product Sales Report

Major Household Appliances
Major Household Appliances Product Sales Report

Treated Lumber
Treated Lumber Product Sales Report

Lawn & Garden Machinery, Equipment, & Parts
Lawn & Garden Machinery, Equipment, & Parts Product Sales Report

Soaps, Detergents, & Household Cleaners
Soaps, Detergents, & Household Cleaners Product Sales Report

Cut Flowers
Cut Flowers Product Sales Report



Segments classified within this market research report

This market research report includes companies whose primary business is any of the following:
Home improvement centers, Home centers, building materials, etc.



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