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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Tobacco Stores

Overview: the U.S. Tobacco Stores Industry

This section provides answers to key questions about the industry:

  1. What is the total market size (industry revenue)?
  2. What is the industry outlook?
  3. Market Analysis: Is the market growing or declining, and how quickly?
  4. Are long-term forecasts positive or negative?
  5. What is the average company size in the industry?
  6. How many companies are in the industry?

Market Size & Industry Statistics

The total U.S. industry market size for Tobacco Stores: 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.

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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.

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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 Tobacco Stores 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

Candy, Prepackaged Cookies, & Snack Foods

Bottled, Canned, Or Packaged Soft Drinks & Other Nonalcoholic Beverages

Packaged Liquor, Wine, & Beer

Beer & Ale

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

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

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
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Domestic production activities deduction
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
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 Tobacco Stores 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 Tobacco Stores 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 Tobacco Stores 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 Managers3%
Personal Care and Service Occupations 12%
Animal Care and Service Workers 11%
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 10%
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 10%
Sales and Related Occupations 58%
Supervisors of Sales Workers 8%
First-Line Supervisors of Sales Workers 8%
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 8%
Retail Sales Workers 48%
Cashiers 12%
Cashiers 12%
Retail Salespersons 36%
Retail Salespersons 36%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 11%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Tobacco Stores Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

Largest companies in the industry and related industries, with private company revenue estimates.

CompanyAddressRevenue Estimate

Top Innovators

CompanyInnovation Score

Additional companies, details and innovation scoring in the full report.

Latest Industry News

  • Armed robber with covered face steals cash and tobacco from Crofton Stores in Crofton Park, Yeovil - Police in Yeovil are appealing for witnesses after an armed robbery at a shop in Yeovil. The robbery happened at around 8.15pm on January 8 at Crofton Stores in the Crofton Park. A man, with a knife, entered the store and demanded money before stealing ... (01/10/2018)
  • Tobacco Sales Regs Punish Poor People - Store owner Kamal Saleh was just hit with thousands of dollars in fines. His crime? He sold three cigars for $8.89. "Too cheap!" say New York City bureaucrats. "The cigars should have cost 11 cents more." Politicians want you to spend more for tobacco. (01/10/2018)
  • Cigar shop cites downtown problems including homelessness for closure - AUSTIN (KXAN) — After 21 years of operating their location on East Sixth Street off of Neches Street, Bobalu Cigar Co. has decided to shut its doors, moving everything to their north Austin location on Burnet Road. While there were a number of factors ... (01/10/2018)
  • Troopers seeking identity of Earl Township convenience store burglar - State police are trying to identify one of the burglars who broke into an Earl Township convenience store and stole a large amount of cigarettes and smokeless tobacco. Two burglars smashed the glass door of 562 Mini Mart, 7947 Boyertown Pike, to gain entry ... (01/10/2018)
  • Police, federal officials investigate McHenry gun store burglary - The McHenry Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are investigating the incident. A co-owner of the store declined to comment Monday, citing the open investigation. (01/10/2018)
  • Pair sought in theft from convenience store near Boyertown - PSP investigators said Tuesday that they are looking for two people who broke into a convenience store near Boyertown on December 2 and stole a large amount of cigarettes and chewing tobacco. The thieves forced their way into the 562 Mini-Mart on Route 562 ... (01/10/2018)
  • Tobacco sales age raised to 21 - The law doesn’t specify an age requirement for retail clerks selling tobacco products or prohibit those under 21 from entering stores that sell these products, so long as the store keeps the products in a place where they cannot be accessed by customers ... (01/09/2018)
  • Thousands raised by rabbi for family of murdered Mill Hill shop-keeper - Patel was tragically killed in his Mill Hill shop on Saturday 6 January after refusing to sell tobacco products to a boy who could not produce ID. The 16-year old, who was later arrested on suspicion of murder, is alleged to have hit Patel, causing him to ... (01/09/2018)
  • CVS stores to stop selling tobacco - CVS Caremark announced Wednesday it will stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products at its CVS/pharmacy stores by October 1. The retailer said the move makes CVS/pharmacy the first chain of national pharmacies to take tobacco products off the shelves. (02/05/2014)
  • National Cigar Store still puffing along after 100 years in downtown Waterloo - The National Cigar Store, at 617 Sycamore St., represents a fragment of the past, with a few accommodations to current business realities. The store offers liquor and a number of other sundry items one might find in any convenience store, but it retains ... (12/24/2011)

Segments classified within this market research report

This industry market research report includes companies whose primary business is any of the following:
Cigar stores, Cigarette stands, permanent, Smokers' supply stores, Tobacco stores, etc.

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