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Carpet and Rug Manufacturers and Distributors

SIC 2273 & 5023 | NAICS 314110 & 423220

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Industry Analysis, Trends, Statistics, and Forecasts

Carpet Mills  (view report)
Carpet & Floor Covering Distributors  (view report)

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

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

Carpet & Rug Institute
Research and Resources

Research section offers an extensive selection of publications and other resources covering various aspects of the industry and its products, with publications available including the "The Carpet Primer" which provides detailed information on product specifications, construction, manufacture, installation, maintenance, environmental concerns, and reuse or recycling. All information is available free online.

Carpet & Rug Manufacturing

First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations and include a five-year growth forecast. Profile contents include:

  • Industry overview
  • Recent developments
  • Critical issues and challenges
  • Business trends and opportunities
  • Executive insights
  • Financial benchmarking data
  • Five-year growth forecast

Freedonia Group
Carpets & Rugs

Freedonia market research report analyzes U.S. demand and production at the manufacturers' level, with information provided in the study including historical and forecast demand by material (e.g., face fiber, backing, adhesive), product type (e.g., woven, tufted, other─needlepoint, knitted, and braided),
and market (e.g., residential building, nonresidential building, nonbuilding, transportation equipment).

GIA Research
Carpets and Rugs

Comprehensive report provides an in-depth analysis of the market for this product sector on a global and regional basis, with data provided in the report for the U.S. including market size and forecast by product segment (e.g., woven, tufted, other) and major players profiled including Mohawk Industries, Inc., Shaw Industries Group, Inc., Interface, Inc., Beaulieu International Group, and Dixie Group, Inc.

National Association of Floor Covering Distributors
Reports available from this trade association include:

NAFCD Quarterly Economic Trends Report
Customized quarterly economic report correlates macroeconomic data to specific product categories directly related to the floor covering and building material industries in order to allow users to assess how economic trends in these industries will likely affect the outlook for their business and what they might reasonably expect over the next six calendar quarters. Reports are available to members only.

NAFCD Quarterly Sales Trend Report
Quarterly report is based on information submitted by NAFCD members and provides benchmarking and forecasting data which lets members compare their company's operating results with key trends identified by other members. In addition to the report, members also have access to industry insights and updates on home centers, residential construction, nonresidential construction, and other topics.

NAFCD Quarterly Flooring Trends Reports
NAFCD flooring trends reports provide county-level flooring market sales data at distributor prices by product category (e.g., resilient flooring—sheet and tile, laminate flooring, wood flooring, ceramic tile, and carpet—broadloom and tile) and also provide data on the total market size by metro area, state, region, and per market segment for the total flooring market. Reports are available to members only.


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Financial Statements and Financial Ratios

Industry Financial Ratios
Carpet and Rug Mills / Wholesale Distributors  Search for "314110" and "423220"

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

National Association of Floor Covering Distributors
NAFCD Financial Benchmarking Report

Annual survey lets users compare their firm's financial and operating performance with other NAFCD distributor members, with financial data provided in the survey including income statements, balance sheets, and key financial and operating ratios and survey results analyzed by sales volume, product focus, market area size, geographic region, and level of profitability (typical distributor vs. high-profit).

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Compensation and Salary Surveys

PayScale, Inc.
Carpet & Rug Mill

Free online service provides salary, bonus, and hourly wage data for job positions in this sector such as operations manager, production manager, production operator, forklift operator, and maintenance mechanic, with manufacturers for which salary or wage data is provided including Mohawk Industries Inc., Shaw Industries Inc., Beaulieu of America, Inc., Mannington Mills, Inc., and Milliken & Company.

National Association of Floor Covering Distributors
NAFCD Cross-Industry Compensation and Benefits Report

Annual cross-industry survey conducted in partnership with Industry Insights provides compensation and benefits information for wholesale distributors based on data submitted by the members of over twenty-five distributor trade associations. Contributing NAFCD members receive a custom company-specific report which shows the participant's compensation data alongside appropriate comparatives.

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