SIC 5145 | NAICS 424450
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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:
Bimonthly trade journal features news and information for candy and snack retailers and distributors, with content sections in each issue including "Market Intelligence", "Segment Reports", "Marketing Strategies"," Seasonal Products", "Production Report", "Washington Forum", "Policy Insights", and. "Social Responsibility". Digital editions with contents or page viewing options are available online.
First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations and include a five-year growth forecast. Profile contents include:
Bimonthly trade publication features news and information for convenience products distributors that distribute candy, snacks, tobacco products, and other merchandise to convenience stores and other small retail formats, with topics covered in each issue including key product trends, business trends and issues, technology and equipment solutions, and government affairs and regulatory matters.
U.S. Candy Market Trends
Market research study analyzes current trends in the U.S. candy market, with information provided in the report including historical wholesale sales by product segment (e.g., chocolate, chewy and soft, hard, and panned non-chocolate candies, licorice, and gum) and retail distribution channel, advertising expenditures by leading brands, and projected wholesale sales by product segment.
Snack Food In the U.S.
Market research report provides a comparative analysis of wholesale level trends to selected retail channel sales results for all segments of the snack food industry, with information provided in the report including snack sales, market share, and growth by product segment and regional market and candy sales, market share, and growth by product segment and retail distribution channel.
Chocolate Confectionery - US
Comprehensive report provides in-depth analysis of the U.S. chocolate confectionery market, with information provided in the report including historical and forecast retail sales by product segment (e.g., box/bag/bars < 3.5 oz., box/bag/bars > 3.5 oz., seasonal, snack size, gift box, and sugar free) and historical sales by retail channel (supermarkets, drug stores, and other multi-outlet channels).
Sugar Confectionery and Breath Fresheners - US
Market research study provides a detailed analysis of the U.S. sugar confectionery market, with data provided in the study including historical and forecast retail sales by product segment (e.g., chewy, seasonal, and hard candy; other sugar confectionery; and gum, breath fresheners, and mints) and historical sales trend data by retail channel (supermarkets, drug stores, and other retail channels).
Salty Snacks - US
Consumer research report analyzes the U.S. market for salty snacks at the retail level, with topics covered in the report including historical and forecast retail sales by product segment (e.g., cheese snacks, popcorn, and pretzels), historical sales trends by retail channel, and historical retail sales by product segment for natural supermarket products (e.g., organic, gluten-free, and non-GMO).
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 report provides operating performance measures for convenience products distributors that distribute candy, snacks, tobacco, and other merchandise to c-stores and other small retail formats, with financial data provided in the report including income statements, balance sheets, and financial ratios categorized by sales volume, number of employees, market population, and geographic area.
Annual wage survey provides hourly and annual wage data for personnel employed by candy and snack products distributors included in this sector, with positions covered by the survey including driver/sales workers with regular delivery routes who solicit orders for or recommend products, stock merchandise at point of delivery, and handle returns of out-of-date and damaged goods.
Free online service provides salary and hourly wage data for selected job positions such as outside sales representative, product buyer, warehouse manager, warehouse supervisor, forklift operator, and delivery driver, with candy and snack products distributors for which salary or wage data is provided including McLane Company, Inc., Frito Lay North America, and Core-Mark International.