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Quick Printing

SIC 2759 | NAICS 323114

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Industry Analysis, Trends, Statistics, and Forecasts

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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. Topics addressed in the reports include:

  • Market size, product segments, and major markets
  • Key statistics, market trends, and external drivers
  • Operating conditions and current performance
  • Competitive landscape and environment
  • Major company profiles and market shares
  • Five-year outlook and revenue forecast

National Print Owners Association
Business Climate Survey

Periodic business climate survey provides year-over-year sales trend information for participating firms by revenue source (e.g., graphics and web design; offset printing; digital copying and printing; mailing services; signs, banners, and large format; and advertising specialties ) and geographic region (e.g., Northeast, Southeast, Central, and West). Current and prior surveys can be viewed free online.

Cygnus Business Media
Information resources available from this organization include:

Quick Printing Magazine
Monthly trade publication features news and information for the commercial printing, visual, and graphic arts industries, with special features including the annual state of the commercial print industry report (January issue), annual quick printing franchise review (April issue), and top 100 small commercial printers report (June issue). Current and archived digital editions can be viewed free online.

Top 100
Annual report ranks the top 100 small commercial printers by annual sales for the most recent year, with information provided for each firm including firm name, city, owner/CEO, annual sales, sales growth rate for most recent year, number of shops, total employees, sales per shop, sales per employee, and year founded. Report is available online in June digital edition of QP magazine.

Annual Franchise Review
Annual report provides financial and operating data for the top quick-print franchises, with information provided for each franchise including total system-wide sales, North American sales, percent of sales by job type, sales per shop, number of North American shops, minimum start-up capital required, and total capital investment required. Report is available online in April digital edition of QP magazine.

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Financial Statements and Financial Ratios

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 including:

  • Income and expenses in dollars and percentages
  • Balance sheets in dollars and percentages
  • Profitability and return on investment ratios
  • Liquidity and working capital ratios
  • Asset turnover and efficiency ratios
  • Capital structure and debt service ratios

National Print Owners Association
Financial Benchmarking Study

Biennial financial benchmarking survey includes income statements, balance sheets, and key financial and operating ratios for quick printers and other small commercial printers, with survey data broken out by number of stores (single, multiple), type of business (franchise, independent), annual sales volume, percent of copying sales, profitability quartiles, local area population density, and geographic location.

Printing Industries of America
PIA Ratio Studies - Volume 12: Quick Printers

Annual financial analysis study allows users to compare their company's financial performance against industry averages for all firms and high profit firms (top 25 percent), with financial benchmarking data provided in the study including income statements, balance sheets, and financial and operating ratios categorized by sales size range, level of profitability (typical versus high profit), and geographic area.

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Compensation and Salary Surveys

National Print Owners Association
Wage & Benefits Study

Biennial wage and benefits study provides compensation and benefits data for quick printers and small commercial printers, with compensation data for management, outside sales, customer service, and production personnel broken out by sales volume and level of profitability, and employee benefits practices addressed in the survey including health insurance coverage and paid leave policies.

Printing Industries of America
Annual Wage & Benefits Survey

Annual survey provides wage and benefits information for management, administrative, and production personnel by primary market classification, firm size based on annual revenue and number of full-time employees, and geographic region, with statistical measures for wage and base salary data including average, median, upper and lower quartile, ninetieth percentile, and lowest and highest reported.

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Business Valuation Resources

Business Valuation Resources, LLC
DealStats® - Private and Public Company Transaction Data

Interactive database provides detailed transaction data for over 38,000 private and public companies sold for prices ranging from under $250,000 to over $500,000,000, with valuation measures provided including market value of invested capital as a multiple of revenue, gross profit, EBIT, EBITDA, SDE, and book value of invested capital. User guide, free webinar, and sample reports are available online.

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