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Outdoor Power Equipment Stores – Industry Research, Analysis, Statistics, and Forecasts

SIC 5261  |  NAICS 444230

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Industry Analysis, Statistics, Trends, and Forecasts

Industry Research Reports
Lawn & Outdoor Equipment Stores  (view report)
Home Improvement Stores  (view report)
Comprehensive industry 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. Topics addressed in the reports include:
Sample report and selected industry statistics including market size, five-year average growth rate, number of businesses, and total employment are available free online.

OPE Magazine

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.

Freedonia Group
Power Lawn & Garden Equipment

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.

Power Lawn and Garden Equipment

Market research reports 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.

GIA Research
Powered Outdoor Equipment

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).

BizMiner Market Analysis Reports
Outdoor Power Equipment Stores  Search for "4442" to see available reports

Market analysis reports provide 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.

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Financial Statements and Financial Ratios

BizMiner Industry Financial Ratios
Outdoor Power Equipment Stores  Search for "4442" to see available reports
Five-year financial statement analysis reports provide income statements, balance sheets, and key industry financial ratios for companies of all sizes, with financial data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metropolitan area level including:
Sample financial statement and ratio analysis report is available free online.

Industry Research Reports
Lawn & Outdoor Equipment Stores
(see links for individual reports)  (sample spreadsheet)

Key statistics section of these reports provides detailed income statements and balance sheets on a common-size basis and over twenty-five industry financial ratios, with financial ratios provided for the each of the four most recent calendar years and on a historical average basis for 3-year, 5-year, and 10-year time periods. Sample spreadsheet with breakdowns by asset size can be viewed free online.

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Compensation and Salary Surveys

North American Equipment Dealers Association
Compensation & Benefits Report

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.

PayScale, Inc.
Power Lawn & Garden Equipment Sales, Maintenance, and Repair Services

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.

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores

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.

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BV Guides and Databases

Private Company Sales Transaction Databases
Free "Visitor Search" allows users to search the DealStats, BIZCOMPS, and FactSet/BVR databases for private company sales transaction data by SIC or NAICS Code using the following codes:
  SIC Code 5261 - Retail Nurseries, Lawn and Garden Supply Stores
  NAICS Code 444230 - Outdoor Power Equipment Retailers
Types of establishments included in these codes
Outdoor power equipment stores - establishments engaged in retailing equipment used for outdoor maintenance tasks, including lawn mowers, string trimmers, snow blowers, garden tillers, cultivators, and chainsaws, to consumers, landscapers, and contractors.
Lawn and garden equipment retailers - establishments specializing in retail sales of lawn and garden equipment, such as lawn mowers, leaf blowers, trimmers, cultivators, tillers, garden tools, and other products used for landscaping, lawn care, and gardening tasks.
Lawnmower dealers - establishments focused on retailing lawnmowers of various types, including push mowers, self-propelled mowers, riding mowers, lawn tractors, zero-turn radius mowers, and robotic mowers, to both homeowners and lawncare professionals.
Chainsaw dealers - establishments that specialize in selling chainsaws and accessories used for tree cutting, pruning, and logging purposes, with types of chainsaws generally offered including gas-powered, electric-corded, battery-powered, and pole chainsaws.
Snow blower dealers - establishments that sell snow blowers and related products used for removing snow from sidewalks, driveways, and parking lots, including gas, electric, and battery-powered snow blowers and snow cabs, drift cutters, and clean-out tools.
Outdoor power equipment repair shops - establishments specializing in providing repair and maintenance services for electric and gas-powered equipment commonly used for outdoor maintenance and enhancement of gardens, lawns, and other outdoor spaces.
Small engine repair shops - establishments providing repair services for various types of small internal combustion engines used to power lawn mowers, trimmers, leaf blowers, garden tillers, cultivators, generators, snow blowers, chainsaws, and power washers.
Replacement parts stores - establishments specializing in the sale of replacement parts and accessories for outdoor machinery and tools that generally offer a broad selection of parts and accessories encompassing a wide range of different brands and models.
Sample reports with detailed sales transaction data and valuation multiples are available free online.

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