Fish and Seafood Markets
SIC 5421 | NAICS 445220
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Industry Analysis, Trends, Statistics, and Forecasts
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:
Retail Seafood Report
First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations and include a five-year growth forecast. Profile contents include:
Diversified Business Communications
Online news source features news, information, and analysis for industry professionals, with special features including "Foodservice & Retail" news channel and the "Seafood Handbook" which provides detailed information (e.g., introductory description, product profile, nutritional information, preparation methods, primary product forms, and global sources) for more than 100 types of finfish and shellfish.
Nielsen Perishables Group
Current Articles and Presentations
Consumer research section features articles, reports, and presentations for various segments of the retail fresh food industry, with market segments covered in this section including produce, meat, fish, bakery, and deli products, and examples of recent presentations including "The Seafood Landscape in 2014: Retail Trends and Consumer Preferences Drivers" (2014 NFI Global Marketing Conference).
Mintel Group Ltd.
Fish and Shellfish - US
Market research report provides in-depth analysis of this product sector from a consumer standpoint, with information provided including market size and forecasts by product segment (e.g., fresh, frozen, and shelf stable), multi-outlet retail sales by product segment for leading companies and brands, and total U.S. retail sales of fish and shellfish through supermarkets and other retail channels by channel.
Fish and Seafood in the US
Market research report analyzes the U.S. market for this product sector, with market data provided in the study including historical and forecast sales in metric tons and dollar value by category (e.g., fish, crustaceans, mollusks, and cephalopods), certification (e.g., organic/fair trade, standard), packaging (e.g., packaged, none), and distribution channel (e.g., retail; other including foodservice/institutional).
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Financial Statements and Financial Ratios
Fish and Seafood Markets
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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.
Fish & Seafood Markets
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Financial benchmarking section of this report provides an analysis of industry income and expenses as a percentage of annual revenues for retail markets that sell fresh, frozen, and cured seafood such as finfish (e.g., salmon, tuna, tilapia, pollock, rockfish, cod, catfish, and trout), mollusks (e.g., oysters, clams, mussels, scallops, and octopus), and crustaceans (e.g., lobsters, crabs, shrimp, and prawns).
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Compensation and Salary Surveys
Fish and Seafood Market
Free online service provides salary, bonus, and hourly wage rate data for various job positions in the retail and wholesale sectors such as operations manager, store manager, assistant manager, buyer, fishmonger, fish cutter/trimmer, and office manager, with employers for which salary or wage data is provided including Adelphia Seafoods, Inc., Trident Seafoods Corporation, and Stavis Seafoods, Inc.
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Food and Beverage Stores
Annual wage survey provides hourly and annual wage data on a national, state, and local area basis for personnel employed in this retail sector which includes companies that specialize in selling fresh, frozen, and cured seafood such as finfish (e.g., salmon, tuna, tilapia, pollock, cod, catfish, and trout), mollusks (e.g., oysters, mussels, and scallops), and crustaceans (e.g., lobsters, crabs, and prawns).
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Business Valuation Resources
Small Business Valuation Multiples
Comprehensive reference guide provides market-based valuation multiples for small businesses that sell fresh, frozen, and cured seafood such as finfish (e.g., salmon, tuna, pollock, rockfish and tilapia), mollusks (e.g., mussels, oysters, and scallops), and crustaceans (e.g., crabs, lobsters, and crayfish).