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Executives in Fortune 500 companies and market leaders rely on key information from the 2017 Report on Mail-Order Houses. The report helps identify industry changes, trends, largest competitors, and growth opportunities.

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Products/Services Breakdown   .
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2017 Market Research Report on Mail-Order Houses Industry


Current Research on the Mail-Order Houses Industry

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

Market Size & Industry Statistics

The total U.S. market size for the Mail-Order Houses 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 Mail-Order Houses industry trends and market outlook based on quantitative research and economic data.

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Statistics 2011        2012        2013        2014        2015        2016
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 - Mail-Order Houses[PREMIUM]

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook & Mail-Order Houses future growth trends. The following five-year forecast utilizes advanced economics and statistics to project both short-term and long-term market growth and outlook. The industry outlook can be used to set a strategy applicable to economic realities.

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Forecast / Industry Outlook 2017 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 Mail-Order Houses 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

Produce, Including Fresh & Prepackaged Fruits & Vegetables

Candy, Prepackaged Cookies, & Snack Foods

All Other Groceries & Food Items

Cigars, Cigarettes, Tobacco, & Smokers' Accessories, Excluding Sales From Vending Machines Operated By Others

Drugs, Health Aids, Beauty Aids, Including Cosmetics

Prescriptions

Nonprescription Medicines

Vitamins, Minerals, & Other Dietary Supplements

Cosmetics, Including Face Cream, Make-Up, Perfumes & Colognes.

Personal Hygiene Supplies

Health Aids & Home Healthcare Equipment

Men's Wear, Including Accessories

Women's, Juniors', & Misses' Wear, Including Accessories

Children's Wear, Including Boys', Girls', & Infants' & Toddlers' Clothing & Accessories

Costumes & Unisex Clothing

Footwear, Including Accessories

Sewing, Knitting, Needlework Goods, Including Fabrics, Patterns, Sewing Supplies, Notions, Yarns, Laces, Trimmings, Needlework Kits,

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

Major Household Appliances

Small Household Appliances & Personal Care Appliances

TV, DVD/Blu-Ray Players & Recorders, Camcorders, Portable Video Players, E-Book Readers, DVDs, Blu-Ray Discs.

Televisions & Related Parts & Accessories

DVD/Blu-Ray Disc Players, Recorders, Camcorders, Portable Video Players, E-Book Readers, & Related Parts & Accessories

DVDs & Blu-Ray Discs, Prerecorded

DVDs & Blu-Ray Discs, Recordable

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

Audio Equipment, Components, Parts & Accessories

Pre-Recorded Compact Discs, Audio Tapes, & Records

New & Used Musical Instruments, Sheet Music, & Related Items

Furniture, Sleep Equipment & Outdoor/Patio Furniture

Upholstered Furniture

Office Furniture, Including Computer-Related Furniture

Outdoor/Patio Furniture

Other Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen & Bedroom Furniture

Flooring & Floor Coverings

New & Used Computer Hardware, Software, & Supplies, Including Computer Game Software & Tablet Computers

Computer & Peripheral Equipment

Prepackaged (Off-The-Shelf) Computer Software, Including Computer Software Downloads

Kitchenware & Home Furnishings

Decorative Accessories & Home Furnishings

Kitchenware

Jewelry, Including Watches, Watch Attachments, Novelty Jewelry, Estate/Antique Jewelry.

Books, Including E-Books

Photographic Equipment & Supplies

Toys, Hobby Goods, & Games

Toys, Including Wheel Goods

Games, Including Video & Electronic Games

Hobby Goods

Optical Goods, Including Eyeglasses, Contact Lenses, Sunglasses.

Sporting Goods & Recreational Equipment

Boats & Other Sport Vehicles, Parts & Accessories

New Boats, Canoes, Kayaks, Motors, Parts & Accessories

Hardware, Tools, & Plumbing & Electrical Supplies

Lawn, Garden, & Farm Equipment & Supplies

Outdoor Nursery Stock

All Other Lawn & Garden Supplies

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

Pets, Pet Foods, & Pet Supplies

Stationery Products

Office Paper, Including Computer Printer, Copier, Fax, & Typewriter Cut Sheet Paper

Office, School, & Packaging Supplies

Office Equipment

Greeting Cards, Calendars, Maps, Road Atlases

Antiques, Items Over 100 Years Old

Collectibles, Including Items Which Are Old, But Less Than 100 Years Old

Telephones, Cellular Phones, Phone Batteries, Answering Machines, Pagers, & Navigation (Gps) Equipment

Souvenirs & Novelty Items

All Other Merchandise

All Other Merchandise, Excluding Lottery Ticket Sales/Commissions

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 of Mail-Order Houses by state

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 - Mail-Order Houses

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

Profitability & Valuation Ratios - Mail-Order HousesIndustry 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 Mail-Order Houses 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 Mail-Order Houses measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.


Liquidity Ratios - Mail-Order HousesIndustry 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 6%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers2%
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 7%
Business Operations Specialists 6%
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 7%
Computer Occupations 6%
Sales and Related Occupations 12%
Retail Sales Workers 5%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 46%
Information and Record Clerks 23%
Customer Service Representatives 14%
Customer Service Representatives 14%
Order Clerks 8%
Order Clerks 8%
Material Recording, Scheduling, Dispatching, and Distributing Workers 12%
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 7%
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 7%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 10%
Material Moving Workers 8%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics


Companies in Mail-Order Houses and Similar Industries[PREMIUM]

Mail-Order Houses 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 Mail-Order Houses Company News

Web scan for recent news about public companies. Mail-Order Houses market research on key company news, and Mail-Order Houses 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 Mail-Order Houses

In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $846,699 on Mail-Order Houses. It has awarded 98 contracts to 15 companies, with an average value of $56,447 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 Mail-Order Houses 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.

Drugs, Health Aids, Beauty Aids, Including Cosmetics
Competing IndustrySales Relative to Mail-Order HousesOpportunity/Threat
Pharmacies & Drug Stores
Supermarkets & Grocery Stores Competing industry
Warehouse Clubs, Supercenters & Big Box Retail Competing industry
Discount Department Stores Competing industry
Cosmetics, Beauty Supplies & Perfume Stores Competing industry

Sales from other industries of Drugs, Health Aids, Beauty Aids, Including Cosmetics are less than those from Mail-Order Houses. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their Drugs, Health Aids, Beauty Aids, Including Cosmetics sales, taking market share from this industry.
Drugs, Health Aids, Beauty Aids, Including Cosmetics Product Sales Report



Prescriptions
Competing IndustrySales Relative to Mail-Order HousesOpportunity/Threat
Pharmacies & Drug Stores
Supermarkets & Grocery Stores Competing industry
Warehouse Clubs, Supercenters & Big Box Retail Competing industry
Discount Department Stores Competing industry

Sales from other industries of Prescriptions are less than those from Mail-Order Houses. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their Prescriptions sales, taking market share from this industry.
Prescriptions Product Sales Report



Computer Hardware, Software, & Supplies
Computer Hardware, Software, & Supplies Product Sales Report

Computer & Peripheral Equipment
Computer & Peripheral Equipment Product Sales Report

Women's, Juniors', And Misses' Wear, Including Accessories
Women's, Juniors', And Misses' Wear, Including Accessories Product Sales Report

Kitchenware & Home Furnishings
Kitchenware & Home Furnishings Product Sales Report

Jewelry, Including Watches, Watch Attach, Novelty Jewelry
Jewelry, Including Watches, Watch Attach, Novelty Jewelry Product Sales Report

Curtains, Draperies, Blinds, Slipcovers, Bed & Table Coverings
Curtains, Draperies, Blinds, Slipcovers, Bed & Table Coverings Product Sales Report

Toys, Hobby Goods, & Games
Toys, Hobby Goods, & Games Product Sales Report

Sporting Goods
Sporting Goods Product Sales Report



Segments classified within this market research report

This market research report includes companies whose primary business is any of the following:
Order taking offices of mail-order houses, Prerecorded tape, compact disc, and record mail-order houses, Computer software, mail-order houses, Book clubs, not publishing, mail-order, Mail-order houses, Collector's items, Television order, home shopping, Direct mailers (i.e., selling own merchandise), Institutional pharmacies, off-site, Catalog (i.e., order taking) offices of mail-order houses, etc.



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