SIC 5421 | NAICS 445220
The following guide to industry information, research, and analysis provides sources for industry trends and statistics, market research and analysis, financial ratios and salary surveys, and more.
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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:
Annual survey of supermarket retailers provides insights on sales performance for the prior year and expectations for the year ahead, and includes department category performance data for fresh foods (e.g., finfish, shrimp, crustaceans, and mollusks), prepared products (e.g., surimi, meals, and other), and other types of products (e.g., sauces and seasonings, side items, dips and spreads, and other).
First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations and include a five-year growth forecast. Profile contents include:
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.
Research handbook provides a broad level review of the U.S. market for fresh whole pieces and cuts sold over the counter through retail stores, with information provided including historical and forecast market volume (kg mil) and value (USD mil) and historical market share by retail distribution channel. Report abstract which includes table of contents and lists of tables and figures is available free online.
Consumer research study provides a detailed analysis of the market for fish and shellfish in the U.S., 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. sales of fish and shellfish by retail distribution channel (e.g., supermarkets, other retailers).
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).
Comprehensive study provides a detailed analysis of the seafood market on a global basis, with data provided including market size and forecast by type (e.g., cephalopods, crustaceans, molluscs, tuna, flat fish, ground fish, salmonids, pelagics, others), retail market variety (e.g., ambient, frozen, chilled), sales channel (e.g., retail, foodservice, institutional), and region (e.g., North America, U.S., Canada).
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 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).
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.
Annual wage survey provides hourly and annual wage data on a national, state, and local area basis for job occupations employed in this 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).