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Retail Bakeries and Bakery Shops

SIC 5461 | NAICS 311811

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Industry Analysis, Statistics, Trends, and Forecasts

Bakery Cafes  (view report)
Coffee & Snack Shops  (view report)
Specialty Food Stores - Bakery Products  (view report)

Comprehensive research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year growth forecasts, with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their performance. Report contents include:

  • Key statistics
  • Market size and characteristics
  • Current performance
  • Competitive landscape
  • Major companies
  • Key risk and success factors
  • Five-year growth forecast

Supplier Relations US, LLC
Retail Bakeries

Comprehensive report provides in-depth analysis of the retail bakery industry, with topics covered in the report including supply, demand, and capacity utilization; historical and forecast shipments and revenue; industry financial data; capital expenditures; pricing and cost analysis; industry structure; and competitive landscape. Summary description and detailed table of contents from the report are available free online.

Packaged Facts
In-Store Bakeries: U.S. Market Trends

Comprehensive market research report provides a detailed analysis of the U.S. consumer market for bakery goods sold in in-store bakeries, with topics covered in the report including bakery goods sales by category and segment; supplier profiles; product, retail, and marketing trends; consumer demographics; and diet and nutrition trends. Summary abstract and detailed table of contents from the report are available free online.

Mintel Group Ltd.
In-Store Bakeries - US

Market research report provides in-depth analysis of the in-store bakery market, with topics covered in the report including market size and forecast, market drivers, competitive context, segment performance (e.g., deserts, bread and rolls, and breakfast bakery products), marketing strategies, and bread and baked goods consumption. Detailed table of contents which includes key points from the report can be viewed free online.

International Dairy·Deli·Bakery Association
Information resources available from this trade association include:

"What's In Store?" Annual Trends Report
Annual publication provides information on key trends and developments for in-store bakery, cheese, dairy, and deli foodservice departments, with the bakery department section including information on department sales growth trends, consumer demographics and preferences, and trends for specific product categories. Detailed table of contents and a complete list of all tables included in the report can be viewed free online.

How to Open and Manage a Profitable Bakery
Reference guide provides a comprehensive listing of information sources for users interested in starting and operating a retail bakery business, with resource categories covered in the guide including books and reference manuals, annual industry reports, market research reports, magazines, business start-up guides, training materials, and other online reference sources. All information can be viewed free online.

Financial Benchmarking Data

Industry Financial Ratios
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Five-year financial statement analysis includes income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios, with data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metro area level.
  • Income and expense detail in dollars and percentages
  • Balance sheets in dollars and percentages
  • Cash flow analysis
  • Liquidity and working capital ratios
  • Profitability and return on investment ratios
  • Asset turnover and efficiency ratios
  • Capital structure and debt service ratios

RMA Annual Statement Studies
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Annual financial statement analysis includes common-size income statements and balance sheets and key financial ratios for retail bakery operations. Print edition includes five years of historical data, with the most recent year's data broken down by net sales and total assets size range. Online reports also include a cash flow analysis and the option for additional breakdowns by region. Sample report can be viewed free online.

Compensation Surveys

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Information resources available from this organization include:

Occupational Outlook Handbook - Bakers
Information provided for this occupational category includes a description of the nature of the work and the work environment, number and types of jobs, education and training requirements, wages and earnings, employment outlook, and sources for additional information. All information is available free online.

Occupational Employment and Wages - Bakeries
Annual wage survey provides hourly and annual wage data for personnel employed by commercial and retail bakeries on a national, state, and metropolitan area basis, with statistical measures for national wage data including mean, median, and upper/lower quartiles and deciles. All information is available free online.

Business Valuation Resources

Small Business Valuation Multiples

Retail Bakeries

Comprehensive reference guide provides market-based business valuation multiples for small businesses in more than 200 industries. Valuation multiples are derived from actual business sales transactions as reported by BIZCOMPS®, with the primary focus on small companies priced at less than $1 million.