SIC 5261 | NAICS 444210
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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 trade publication features news and information for lawn and garden equipment dealers, with special features including the annual "OPE Dealer Survey" (October issue) which provides a demographic profile of participating dealers and includes data on starting hourly pay rates for service technicians and hourly pay rates for the best service technicians by geographic region.
First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations and include a five-year growth forecast. Profile contents include:
Comprehensive report provides a detailed analysis of the U.S. market for this product sector, with data provided including historical demand and forecasts by product (e.g., lawn mowers, trimmers, edgers, garden tractors, rotary tillers, blowers, vacuums, sweepers, and snow throwers), market (e.g., consumer, commercial landscaping, golf course, and government), and geographic region.
Market research report analyzes U.S. demand for these products, with topics covered in the report including sales and growth analysis, real sales and price index trends, homeowner vs. commercial sales, U.S. product shipments (e.g., riding tractors and mowers, non-riding mowers, garden tillers, snow throwers, other equipment, and parts and attachments), and factors driving market demand.
Market research study provides in-depth analysis of the U.S. market for these products, with market segments analyzed by type of product (e.g., lawn mowers, turf and ground equipment, trimmers and edgers, other equipment, parts and attachments) and end-use market (e.g., consumer, commercial), and key vendors profiled including Ariens Co., Deere & Co., Husqvarna AB, and MTD Products Inc.
Comprehensive report provides detailed analysis of this product sector in the U.S. and selected other countries, with data provided in the U.S. section of the report including historical and forecast sales in units by product segment (e.g., chainsaws, hedge trimmers, leaf blowers, outdoor grills, walk-behind and riding mowers, garden tractors, rotary tillers, snow throwers, and brush cutters and trimmers).
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.
Financial information section of this report provides an analysis of industry income and expenses as a percentage of revenue for companies that sell products such as walk-behind mowers, riding mowers, string trimmers, garden tractors, tillers, cultivators, chainsaws, leaf blowers, brush cutters, and hedge trimmers and provide maintenance and repair services and sell replacement parts for these products.
Biennial compensation and benefits survey provides base salary, hourly wage rate, incentive pay, and total compensation data for office, sales, service, and parts department personnel employed by power equipment dealers, with mean, maximum, and minimum dollar amounts reported for these measures by job position, dealership type (e.g., single store, corporate structured), and annual revenue volume.
Annual "OPE Dealer Survey" published in the October issue of OPE Magazine includes detailed data
on starting hourly pay rates for service technicians, hourly pay rates for the best service technicians, and shop labor rates, with data reported on a national and geographic region level and historical data included for trending purposes. Archived digital editions of OPE Magazine can be viewed free online.
Free online service provides salary, bonus, and hourly wage data for job positions such as operations manager, general manager, sales manager, sales associate, parts manager, parts counterman, and small engine mechanic, with "What Should I Pay" reports allowing users the option to customize this data for specific job positions using selected criteria such as company size and geographic location.
Annual wage survey provides hourly and annual wage data on a national, state, and metropolitan area basis for personnel employed by firms that sell products such as rotary push mowers, riding mowers, string trimmers, garden tractors, tillers, cultivators, chainsaws, leaf blowers, brush cutters, and hedge trimmers and provide maintenance and repair services and sell replacement parts for these products.