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2017 Market Research Report on Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods Industry


Current Research on the Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods 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 Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods 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 Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods 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 Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods 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 - Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods[PREMIUM]

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook & Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods 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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Market Forecast ($ millions)
Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

Product & Services Breakdown

Research products and services in the Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods 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

New And Rebuilt Automotive And Trailer Parts And Supplies

Tires And Tubes

Household And Lawn Furniture

Office And Business Furniture

Household China, Glassware, Crockery, And Plastic Housewares, Excluding Paper Dishes, Cups, Napkins, And Plastic Utensils

Linens, Domestics, Curtains, And Draperies

Miscellaneous Home Furnishings, Including Household Containers, Flatware, Pans, Baskets, And Kitchen Utensils

Plywood, Panels, And Millwork, Including Doors, Windows, And Wood Fence

Concrete, Cement, Sand, Gravel, Stone, Brick, And Block

Sand, Gravel, And Crushed And Building Stone

Nonwood Roofing, Nonwood Siding, And Insulation Materials

Other Construction Products And Materials

Office Equipment, Excluding Computers

Copiers And Copier Parts And Equipment

Mailing, Letter Handling, And Addressing Machines

All Other Office Equipment, Including Shredders

New Computer Equipment

Computer Printers

Other Computer Peripheral Equipment

Restaurant And Hotel Equipment And Supplies

Surgical, Medical, And Hospital Equipment And Supplies

Surgical, Medical, And Hospital Instruments And Equipment

Surgical, Medical, And Hospital Supplies

Religious And School Supplies

Flat Iron And Steel Products

Iron And Steel Wire And Wire Products

Iron And Steel Pipes And Tubing

Other Nonferrous Metals, Including Magnesium, Nickel, Tin, Lead, And Zinc, Excluding Gemstones

Electrical Apparatus And Equipment

Electric And Gas Household Appliances, Excluding Plumbing

Household Vacuum Cleaners And Sewing Machines

Other Small Electric Household Appliances

Electronic Parts And Equipment, Excluding Communications Equipment

Hardware

Plumbing And Hydronic Heating Equipment And Supplies, Including Gas Plumbing Appliances And Water Heaters

Farm Machinery, Equipment, And Parts

Lawn And Garden Machinery, Equipment, And Parts

General-Purpose Industrial Machinery, Equipment, And Parts

Oil Well, Oil Field, Oil Refinery, And Pipeline Machinery, Equipment, And Supplies

Welding Supplies, Excluding Gases

Industrial Containers And Supplies

Abrasives, Strapping, Tape, Ink, And Mechanical Rubber Goods

Beauty And Barber Equipment And Supplies

Janitorial Equipment And Supplies

Commercial Laundry And Dry-Cleaning Equipment And Supplies

Sporting And Recreational Goods And Supplies

Toys And Hobby Goods And Supplies

Jewelry, Diamonds, Gemstones, And Watches

Safety Equipment

Printing And Writing Paper

Newsprint

Fine Roll Paper

Other Printing And Writing Paper, Including Paper Used In Brochures, Catalogs, And Direct Mail

Office Paper, Office Supplies, Greeting Cards, And Labels

Business Forms

Office And Consumer Paper, Including Stationery

Inked Ribbons, Pens, And Pencils

Toner And Toner Cartridges

Greeting Cards

Other Office Supplies, Including Envelopes, Ruled Forms, And Labels

Paper And Plastic Products

Cardboard Boxes

Industrial Paper And Plastic For Packaging, Including Wrapping, Bags, And Cartons

Disposable Plastic Boxes, Containers, Cups, Dishes, And Supplies

Other Paper And Plastic Products

Industrial Paper For Nonpackaging Applications

Personal Sanitary Paper Products, Including Paper Diapers And Feminine Hygiene Products

Pharmaceuticals, Pharmaceutical Supplies, Cosmetics, And Toiletries, Including Body And Hand Soaps

Prescription Drugs

Nonprescription Drugs

Cosmetics And Beauty Supplies

Perfumes And Colognes

Vitamins And Nutritional Supplements

Other Personal Care Supplies, Including Toothbrushes And Razors, Except Electric

Veterinarians' Medicines

Health Aids And First Aid Supplies

Body And Hand Soaps

Vaccines And Laboratory Diagnostic Reagents

Knit And Woven Piece Goods

Goods Purchased Gray And Finished On Contract

Cotton, Including Blends

Synthetics, Excluding Synthetic Knits

Other Knit Fabrics

Woolen And Worsted Piece Goods

Other Piece Goods

Notions, Including Buttons, Ribbons, Lace, Sewing Accessories, Zippers, And Bindings

Men's And Boys' Clothing

Men's And Boys' Suits, Coats, And Formal Wear

Men's And Boys' Dress And Casual Shirts, Sweaters, Slacks, And Jeans

Men's And Boys' Underwear And Sleepwear

Men's And Boys' Work Clothing And Uniforms

Other Men's And Boys' Clothing, Excluding Accessories

Women's, Misses', And Girls' Clothing

Women's, Misses', And Girls' Dresses, Blouses, And Sweaters, Including Unisex Clothing

Women's, Misses', And Girls' Suits And Coats

Women's, Misses', And Girls' Outerwear, Including Skirts, Slacks, And Jeans

Women's, Misses', And Girls' Underwear And Sleepwear

Other Women's, Misses', And Girls' Clothing, Excluding Accessories

Infants' And Children's Clothing, To Size 6x, Including Accessories

Men's Clothing Accessories, Including Hats, Gloves, And Neckwear

Women's Clothing Accessories, Including Hats, Gloves, And Handbags

Footwear

All Athletic Footwear

Infants' Footwear

Women's, Misses', And Girls' Footwear, Excluding Athletic Footwear

Men's And Boys' Footwear, Excluding Athletic Footwear

Shoe Accessories

Packaged Frozen Food

Frozen Meals

Frozen Fish And Seafood Products

Frozen Vegetables

Frozen Fruits And Fruit Juices

Frozen Meat Products

Frozen Baked Goods

Other Frozen Foods, Excluding Frozen Dairy Products

Frozen Poultry Products

Dairy Products, Excluding Dried, Canned, Condensed, And Evaporated Dairy Products

Butter

Cheese

Milk And Cream, Excluding Raw Milk And Cream

Ice Cream And Other Frozen Dairy Products

Raw Milk And Cream

Other Dairy Products

Yogurt

Eggs, Poultry, And Poultry Products, Excluding Canned And Frozen Poultry Products

Poultry Not Slaughtered On Location, Excluding Frozen And Canned Poultry Products

Confectioneries, Including Candy, Nuts, Chips, And Popcorn

Candy, Including Chocolate

Chewing Gum

Nuts, Except Raw

Chips And Popcorn

Other Confectioneries

Fish And Seafood, Excluding Canned And Frozen Fish And Seafood

Fresh Meat And Meat Products

Beef Not Slaughtered On Location

Veal Not Slaughtered On Location

Lamb And Mutton Not Slaughtered On Location

Pork Not Slaughtered On Location

Sausage And Prepared Meats Made On Location

Sausage And Prepared Meats Not Made On Location

Meat From Animals Slaughtered On Location

Other Meat And Meat Products, Including Bison, Venison, Deli (Sliced) Meats, And Edible Organs

Fresh Fruits And Vegetables

Coffee, Tea, And Powdered Drink Mixes

Coffee, Excluding Bottled And Canned

Tea, Excluding Bottled And Canned

Powdered Drink Mixes

Bread, Baked Goods, And Baking Ingredients

Bread And Rolls

Cookies And Cakes

Cooking Oils And Margarine

Flour

Refined Sugar

Spices

Baking Mixes And Dough

Other Baked Goods, Including Crackers

Nonperishable (Canned And Packaged) Food

Nonperishable (Canned And Packaged) Fruits And Vegetables

Baby Food

Nonperishable (Canned And Packaged) Meat

Nonperishable (Canned And Packaged) Fish And Seafood

Nonperishable (Canned And Packaged) Milk

Pickles And Olives

Preserves, Jellies, Jams, Peanut Butter, And Honey

Sauces, Salad Dressing, Dips, And Vinegar

Condiments

Soup

Other Nonperishable (Canned And Packaged) Food, Including Nonperishable Poultry Products

Soft Drinks, Bottled Water, Juices, And Nonalcoholic Beverages

Packaged Soft Drinks

Pre-Mix And Post-Mix Bulk Soft Drinks

Bottled Water

Nonalcoholic Beer And Mixers

Sport And Energy Drinks, Including Bottled And Canned Coffee And Tea

Nonfrozen Fruit And Vegetable Juices

Food And Beverage Basic Materials, Including Flavoring Extracts, Fruit Peel, Sausage Casings, Hop Extract, Malt, And Yeast

Grocery Specialties

Breakfast Cereals And Bars

Pasta

Rice

Packaged Meals, Excluding Frozen

Other Grocery Specialties

Grains, Beans, And Seeds

Corn, Excluding Corn Grown For Silage

Oats And Barley

Wheat

Sorghum, Excluding Sorghum Grown For Silage

Soybeans

Seeds And Other Grains, Beans, And Rice

Cattle, Hogs, Sheep, And Goats

Cattle

Hogs

Pets And Pet Supplies

Pet Food

Hides, Skins, And Pelts

Leaf Tobacco

Inedible Farm Products

Other Inedible Farm Products

Raw Cotton

Plastics Materials And Basic Shapes

Plastic Pipes, Rods, Tubes, And Shapes, Excluding Plumbing

High Pressure Laminates

Plastics Raw Materials

Other Plastics Materials And Basic Shapes

Plastic Plumbing Pipes And Tubing

Plastic Materials And Basic Shapes For Electrical Use

Polystyrene And Polyurethane Foam

Other Plastics Film, Sheet, And Foam

Industrial Gases, Including Welding Gases

Oxygen

Acetylene And Other Welding Gases

Other Industrial Gases

Chemicals And Allied Products, Excluding Agricultural Chemicals, Plastics, Industrial And Natural Gases, Liquefied Petroleum (Lp

Compressed And Liquefied Gases, Excluding Liquefied Petroleum (Lp)

Alkalies And Chlorine

Organic Fibers

Detergents And Soaps, Excluding Body And Hand Soaps

Wood Chemicals, Naval Stores, And Gum

Biofuels, Including Ethanol, Methanol, Biodiesel, And Gasohol Not Included With Petroleum Products

Nonagricultural Insecticides

Adhesives, Sealants, And Glues

Explosives, Except Ammunition And Fireworks

Other Chemicals And Allied Products

Home Cleaning Chemical Solutions, Polishes, And Waxes

Industrial And Institutional Sanitation Chemical Solutions, Polishes, And Waxes

Automotive Chemicals, Including Polishes And Cleaners, Fuel And Oil Additives, And Antifreeze

Drilling Chemicals, Including Drilling Mud

Dry Ice

Refined Petroleum Products, Excluding Liquefied Petroleum (Lp)

Aviation Gasoline

Motor Gasoline

Special Naphtha

Jet Fuel, Naphtha Or Kerosene

No. 2 Distillate Fuel Oil, Including No. 2 Diesel And No. 2 Heating Oil

All Other Distillate Fuel Oil, Including No. 1 And No. 4 Diesel And Heating Oil

Residual Fuel Oil, Including No. 5 And No. 6 Heavy Diesel

Lubricating Oil And Greases

Liquefied Petroleum (Lp)

Crude Oil

Other Petroleum Products, Including Asphalt Binder, Road Oil, And Wax

Beer, Ale, And Brewers' Products

Beer And Ale

Brewers' Products

Wine And Distilled Alcoholic Beverages

Wine

Distilled Liquor, Including Premixed Alcoholic Drinks

Farm Supplies

Hay And Straw

Poultry And Livestock Feeds, Including Silage, Not Mixed On Location

Poultry And Livestock Feeds, Including Silage, Mixed On Location

Herbicides, Soil Sterilizers, And Soil Conditioners

Insecticides, Fungicides, And Pesticides

Other Agricultural Chemicals And Fertilizers

Seeds And Bulbs For Planting

Other Farm Supplies

Harness And Saddlery Equipment

Tobacco And Tobacco Products

Cigars

Cigarettes

Other Tobacco Products, Excluding Leaf Tobacco

Paint, Paint Supplies, Wallpaper, And Wallpaper Supplies

Architectural Coatings, Enamels, Primers, Stains, Solvents, And Lacquers

Industrial/Original Equipment Manufacturer (Oem) Coatings

Special Purpose Coatings, Including Automotive, Refinish, Marine, And Traffic Coatings

Paint Supplies

Wallpaper And Wallpaper Supplies

Books, Periodicals, Newspapers, And Other Printed Materials

Books, Including Audio Books

Periodicals And Newspapers

Other Printed Materials, Including Maps And Atlases

Flowers, Plants, Trees, Nursery Stock, And Florists' Supplies, Including Artificial

Fresh Flowers And Florists' Supplies

Live Trees, Plants, And Nursery Stock

Artificial Flowers, Plants, And Trees

Art Goods, Including Novelties And Souvenirs

Art Goods And Supplies

Novelties And Souvenirs, Excluding Novelty Glassware

Novelty Glassware

Textile Bags, Bagging, And Burlap

Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods, Including Wigs, Yarns, And Leather Products

Ice, Excluding Dry Ice

Smokers' Accessories

Candles And Decorations

Yarns

Crude Rubber

Service Receipts And Labor Charges, Including Installed Parts

Receipts For Service Contracts

Advertising Specialties, Including Paper Novelties

Miscellaneous Commodities

Pipeline Transportation Receipts

Receipts For Harvesting, Cleaning, Shelling, And Other Farm Product Preparation Services

Rental And Operating Lease 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 Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods by state

Market Trends for Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods

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 Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods companies will put a downward pressure on prices. The chart shows how prices are changing within the , 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 - Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods

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 - Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable GoodsIndustry 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 Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods 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 Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.


Liquidity Ratios - Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable GoodsIndustry 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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Top Executives 5%
Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers3%
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 5%
Business Operations Specialists 5%
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 7%
Art and Design Workers 7%
Designers 6%
Fashion Designers 5%
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 8%
Sales and Related Occupations 21%
Retail Sales Workers 6%
Cashiers 6%
Cashiers 6%
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing 16%
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing 16%
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 15%
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 14%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 22%
Financial Clerks 6%
Information and Record Clerks 9%
Customer Service Representatives 7%
Customer Service Representatives 7%
Material Recording, Scheduling, Dispatching, and Distributing Workers 9%
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 7%
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 7%
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 7%
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 7%
Other Office and Administrative Support Workers 5%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 17%
Agricultural Workers 17%
Miscellaneous Agricultural Workers 14%
Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals 10%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 6%
Production Occupations 5%
Other Production Occupations 6%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 31%
Motor Vehicle Operators 15%
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers 15%
Driver/Sales Workers 10%
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 7%
Material Moving Workers 15%
Conveyor Operators and Tenders 7%
Conveyor Operators and Tenders 7%
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand 12%
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 9%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics


Companies in Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods and Similar Industries[PREMIUM]

Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods 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 Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods Company News

Web scan for recent news about public companies. Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods market research on key company news, and Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods 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 Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods

In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $417,388,255 on Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods. It has awarded 34,506 contracts to 1,569 companies, with an average value of $266,022 per company.   

Top government vendors:

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