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2020 U.S. Industry Statistics & Market Research - Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods


Market Size & Industry Statistics

The total U.S. industry market size for Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods: 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.

Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods market size 2020
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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Average Revenue Per Employee
Statistics Source: U.S. Census, AnythingResearch Analysis of Federal Data



Market Forecast

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





Forecast / Industry Outlook 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
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 industry market share than average.

U.S. map by state

Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods 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 Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods 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.

example price index trendline

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
Net Income
 
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics




Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods 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 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 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 7%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers3%
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 6%
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 7%
Art and Design Workers 7%
Designers 6%
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 6%
Sales and Related Occupations 20%
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing 16%
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing 16%
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 11%
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 14%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 22%
Information and Record Clerks 7%
Customer Service Representatives 5%
Customer Service Representatives 5%
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 5%
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 5%
Other Office and Administrative Support Workers 6%
Office Clerks, General 5%
Office Clerks, General 5%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 16%
Agricultural Workers 16%
Miscellaneous Agricultural Workers 14%
Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals 10%
Production Occupations 6%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 30%
Motor Vehicle Operators 15%
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers 15%
Driver/Sales Workers 8%
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 7%
Material Moving Workers 14%
Conveyor Operators and Tenders 7%
Conveyor Operators and Tenders 7%
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand 11%
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 9%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics


Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods Competitor Landscape & Key Companies [PREMIUM]

The most influential companies in the Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods 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 Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods 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 Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods industry.
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IncFact


Government Contracts

In 2019, the federal government spent a total of $244,876,862 on Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods. It has awarded 18377 contracts to 568 companies, with an average value of $431,121 per company.   

Most Recent Contracts Date Total Award Amount
PREMIER AND COMPANIES INCORPORATED
212 W 35th St 2nd Flr
New York, NY
Dec 24, 2019$4,284
CAPP, INC.
201 Marple Ave
Clifton Heights, PA
Dec 24, 2019$18,919
LIGHTHOUSE FOR THE BLIND, THE
8833 Fleischer Pl
Saint Louis, MO
Dec 23, 2019$24,270
ACCESS PRODUCTS, INC
4192 Center Park Dr Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs, CO
Dec 23, 2019$4,223
NEW CENTURY IMAGING, INC.
5290 Overpass Rd Ste 105
Goleta, CA
Dec 20, 2019$4,560
BUSINESS INK, CO.
10214 N Interstate 35
Austin, TX
Dec 20, 2019$8,280




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