Monthly trade publication features news and information for retail bakery professionals, with topics
covered in various issues of the magazine including managing your business, building your store's brand,
developing effective pricing strategies, understanding key consumer trends, new food and beverage products,
seasonal merchandising tips, and using technology to improve the bottom line.
Bakery Operations Review
Annual survey provides insights into in-store bakery operations, with information provided including
average sales per store, sales performance by product segment (e.g., breads and rolls, breakfast items,
and desserts), net change in sales and profitability, comparative performance benchmarks, most profitable
and most popular items, and hottest growth areas for in-store bakery products.
In-Store Bakeries: U.S. Market Trends
Comprehensive market research report provides a detailed analysis of the U.S. consumer market for baked
goods products sold in in-store bakeries, with topics covered in the study including retail sales trends
by product category and segment, types of suppliers, select supplier profiles, product, retail,
and marketing trends, consumer demographics, and consumer dietary
and nutritional preferences.
Mintel Group Ltd.
In-Store Bakeries - US
Market research report provides in-depth analysis of the U.S. in-store bakeries market, with information
provided in the report including total number of in-store bakery departments, average weekly sales per
in-store department, and historical and forecast retail sales
for all products and by product segment (e.g., deserts, breads
and rolls, and breakfast products) in both current and inflation-adjusted dollars.
International Dairy·Deli·Bakery Association
"What's In Store?" Annual Trends Report
Annual publication provides information on key trends and developments for in-store bakery, cheese,
dairy, and deli foodservice departments, with the bakery department section including information on
department sales growth trends, consumer demographics and preferences, and trends for specific product
categories. Publication includes online access to over 150 downloadable tables and graphs.
John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Opening & Operating a Retail Bakery
Comprehensive publication provides practical guidance on how to open and successfully operate a retail
bakery, with topics covered including planning and resources, finding the right location, facility design
and equipment, basic management systems, managing personnel, marketing the business, dealing with suppliers,
enhancing productivity, product merchandising, and seasonal promotions.
Market analysis report provides 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.