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Paint and Wallcoverings - US
Comprehensive study provides a detailed analysis of this market sector from a consumer standpoint, with topics covered in the report including market perspective, factors affecting demand, key players, current and emerging trends, consumer characteristics, painting and wallcoverings projects, reasons
for undertaking projects, product purchase influencers, shopping preferences, and retailers shopped.
Architectural Paints & Allied Products
Catalina Research report provides a detailed analysis of the U.S. market for this product sector, with data provided including historical and forecast manufacturer shipments by product type (e.g., interior, exterior, solvent-based, water-based), purchases by end-use market (e.g., builder and manufactured home, residential contractors, consumers, commercial and government), and retail sales by channel.
Comprehensive market research study provides a detailed analysis of the U.S. wallcoverings market, with data provided in the report including historical and forecast sales by type of backing (e.g., paper, plastic, textiles) and purchases by end-use market (e.g., builder, nonresidential building construction contractor, consumer, Main Street commercial–retailers, professional offices, and service providers).
Freedonia Focus report analyzes market demand for interior and exterior paints, primers, stains, and sealers used to coat buildings and homes, with information provided including historical demand and forecasts by formulation (e.g., water-based, solvent-based), market (e.g., residential remodel/repaint, nonresidential construction, residential construction), and end-user (e.g., professional, do-it-yourself).
Comprehensive report provides a detailed analysis of this product sector on a global basis, with data provided in the report including market size and forecast by product type (e.g., vinyl-based wallpaper, non-woven wallpaper, pure paper wallpaper, fiber type wallpaper, others), end-user (e.g., household, commercial, administrative, entertainment), and region (e.g., North Amercia, U.S., Canada, Mexico).
Market analysis report provides industry statistics for a user-defined area on a national, state, county, metro area, or zip code level, with data provided including number of companies, market volume and sales trends, average company sales, sales per employee, staffing and employment trends, average employee wage, and business start up activity and failure rates. Sample report can be viewed online.
Financial benchmarking section of this report provides an analysis
of industry income and expenses
as a percentage of the most recent year's annual revenues for specialty retail stores that sell exterior and interior paints, painting equipment and supplies, stains, varnishes, and other protective coatings, and various types of flexible wall coverings (e.g., vinyl, vinyl coated, coated fabric, textile, and paper).
Free online service provides salary, bonus, and hourly wage data for job positions in this sector such as general manager, store manager, assistant manager, paint technician, sales associate, customer service associate, and delivery driver, with employers for which wage data is provided including PPG Industries, Inc., Benjamin Moore & Co., Kelly-Moore Paint Co., Inc., and Sherwin-Williams Company.
Annual wage survey provides hourly and annual wage data on a national, state, and local area basis for occupational job titles in this sector which includes specialty retail establishments that sell exterior and interior paints, painting equipment and supplies, stains, varnishes, and other protective coatings, and various types of flexible wall coverings (e.g., vinyl, vinyl coated, coated fabric, textile, and paper).