SIC 5046 | NAICS 423440
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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:
Monthly magazine features news and information for foodservice equipment distributors, with special reports including the annual "Industry Forecast" published in the January issue which looks at trends and expectations for the coming year ahead and the "FER Top Dealers" report published in the June issue which provides information on top dealers' sales, locations, employment, and service offerings.
First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations and include a five-year growth forecast. Profile contents include:
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Monthly trade publication provides news and information for commercial food service equipment and supplies dealers, with special reports including the "Distribution Giants" report which lists the top 100 distributors by annual sales volume, the "Operator Purchasing Study" which offers insights on issues impacting purchase decisions, and the "Industry Forecast" which looks at trends for the coming year.
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Annual research report lists the top 100 distributors by annual sales volume for the most recent year, with information provided for each distributor including current and prior year estimated annual sales volume, percentage of sales by type of product (e.g., heavy equipment, light equipment, smallwares, tabletop, paper/disposables, janitorial, and furnishings), number of salespersons, and buying groups.
MAFSI Commercial Foodservice Market Forecast
Annual forecast provides historical sales trend data and forecasts by region (e.g., Northeast, South, Midwest, West, and Canada) for the North American market, with product categories covered by the forecast including primary cooking, refrigeration and ice machine, food preparation, serving, bar and beverage, storage and handling, warewashing, ventilation, janitorial and sanitation, and disposables.
MAFSI Foodservice Business Barometer Survey
Quarterly survey provides historical sales trend data and forecasts by region (e.g., Northeast, South, Midwest, West, and Canada) for the North American market, with product categories covered by the survey including primary cooking, refrigeration and ice machines, food preparation, serving, bar and beverage, storage and handling, warewashing, ventilation, janitorial and sanitation, and disposables.
Market research report provides a comprehensive analysis of the market for this product sector on a global and regional basis, with data provided including market size and forecast by product category (e.g., cooking, refrigeration, serving, storage and handling, and warewashing), end-user market, and region (e.g., North America, U.S., Asia-Pacific, and Europe). Sample pages are available free online.
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.
Annual financial survey allows users to compare their financial and operating performance with other FEDA members, with financial data provided including detailed income statement and balance sheet data and financial and operating ratios broken out by annual sales (e.g., < $10M, $10M-$20M, $20M- $80M, and > $80M), predominate line of business (e.g., equipment, supplies), and geographic region.
Annual compensation survey provides base salary, bonus/incentive, and total compensation data for personnel employed by participating FEDA members, with positions covered by the survey including executive personnel (e.g., CEO/president, COO/VP, CMO, CFO), inside/outside salespersons, other sales and service personnel, warehouse/delivery personnel, and general/administrative/IT personnel.
Free online service provides salary, bonus, and hourly wage data for job positions in this sector such as general manager, marketing manager, warehouse manager, inside/outside sales representatives, and delivery driver, with firms for which this data is provided including Bargreen-Ellingson Inc., Clark Associates Inc., TriMark USA, LLC, The Wasserstrom Company, and KaTom Restaurant Supply Inc.