Meat Markets and Butcher Shops
SIC 5421 | NAICS 445210
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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:
Informa Media, Inc.
Monthly magazine features news and information for retail food professionals and includes a product category section focused on meat products in each issue, with special features covering this product category including "Fresh Food Trends and Forecasts" (May), "SN Annual Category Review" (Aug.), and "20xx Forecast and Trends" (Dec.). Selected "Meat" category articles can be viewed free online.
First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations and include a five-year growth forecast. Profile contents include:
Cattlemans' Beef Board / National Cattlemen’s Beef Association
Information resources available from these organizations include:
Monthly Sales and Featuring Summary Reports
Top 10 Cut Lists
Mintel Group Ltd.
US Packaged Red Meat Market Report
Market research report provides in-depth analysis of this product sector from a consumer standpoint, with topics covered including historical and forecast retail sales by product segment (e.g., beef, pork, and other), market share by retail channel, leading manufacturers and brands, product consumption patterns and preferences, deterrents to product consumption, and consumer opinions and behaviors.
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Financial Statements and Financial Ratios
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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.
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Financial benchmarking section of this report provides an analysis of industry income and expenses as a percentage of sales for companies that sell fresh, frozen, and cured meats and poultry products to households, other retail businesses, and food service companies, with product offerings including specific cuts and specialty items that are generally not readily available through other retail channels.
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Compensation and Salary Surveys
Free online service provides salary, bonus, and hourly wage data for job positions in this retail sector such as meat manager, cutter, butcher, wrapper, and clerk with employers for which salary or hourly wage data is provided including The Kroger Co., Safeway Inc., Walmart Inc., The Fresh Market, Inc., Sprouts Farmers Market Inc., Ingles Markets Inc., Fareway Stores Inc., and Whole Foods Market Inc.
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Butchers and Meat Cutters
Annual wage survey provides hourly and annual wage data on a national, state, and local area basis for personnel who cut, trim, and prepare consumer-sized portions of meat and poultry for retail sale and may also perform additional tasks such as weighing, wrapping, and displaying products, waiting on customers, and preparing special cuts upon customer request. Wage data is available free online.
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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 meats and poultry to customers on a retail basis, with products including specific cuts and specialty items that are generally not readily available through other retail channels.