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Carpet & Floor Covering Stores – Industry Research, Analysis, Statistics, and Forecasts

SIC 5713  |  NAICS 442210

This free online guide to industry research and analysis provides sources for industry statistics, trends, and forecasts, financial ratios, salary surveys, and more.

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Industry Analysis, Statistics, Trends, and Forecasts

Industry Research Reports
Floor Covering Stores  (view report)
Flooring Installers  (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.

Hearst Business Communications, Inc.
FCW Magazine / digital-archive

Semimonthly trade magazine provides news and information for flooring retailers and their suppliers, with special features including the annual "Top 50 Retailers Report" (March), "The Statistical Report"
(July), "Top
25 Distributors Report" (November), and "The State of the Industry Report" (December). Digital editions are available free online, with free print or digital subscription available upon request.

Flooring News Corporation
Floor Focus Magazine

Monthly trade magazine features news and information for designers, retailers, and contractors, with special features including the "Annual Report" (May) which provides a statistical analysis by product segment (e.g., area rug, carpet, wood, laminate, vinyl, and ceramic) and the "Retailer Survey" (July) which provides retailers' feedback on issues and trends. Selected articles can be viewed free online.

BNP Media
Floor Trends Magazine

Monthly trade journal provides news and information for flooring specifiers, retailers, and contractors serving the residential and commercial flooring markets, with topics addressed in its issues including flooring and design trends, sales and merchandising tips, new products and technologies, contractor best practices, and trade shows and events. Digital editions are available free online with registration.

World Floor Covering Association

Reports available in this section include the "Operational Performance Report" which allows users to compare their firm's financial and operating performance with other dealers by sales volume, market segment (e.g., retail, retail/builder, retail/builder/commercial), and geographic region and the "Market Trend Report" which is based on a survey of retail members. Reports are available to members only.

Mintel Group Ltd.
Residential Flooring - US

Consumer research study provides an in-depth analysis of the residential flooring market, with topics addressed in the report including market size and forecast, factors affecting demand, purchases and purchase intent, purchase location, reasons for retailer selection, approach to shopping, reasons for purchase, and attitudes toward flooring (e.g., durability vs. style, price vs. quality, and maintenance).

Catalina Research
Floor Coverings Distribution Channels

Comprehensive report provides a detailed analysis of U.S. distribution channels for flooring products, with topics covered including installed value of flooring and flooring purchases by channel, consumer spending and demographics, builder and commercial spending, distribution channel sales by type of retail outlet, distributor sale trends, state and regional market analysis, and factors affecting demand.

BizMiner Market Analysis Reports
Carpet and Floor Covering Stores  Search for "442210" 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
Carpet and Floor Covering Stores  Search for "442210" 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
Floor Covering 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

PayScale, Inc.
Carpet / Floor Covering Store

Free online service provides salary, bonus, and hourly wage data for job positions in this sector such
as retail store manager, interior designer, sales associate, carpet installer, and flooring installer, with employers for which salary or hourly wage data is provided including Lumber Liquidators, Inc., Floor & Decor Outlets of America, Inc., Flooring America, Inc., Floors, Inc., and Carpet One Floor & Home.

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Home Furnishings Stores

Annual wage survey provides hourly and annual wage data on a national, state, and local area basis for job positions in this sector which includes stores that are primarily engaged in selling soft-surface (e.g., carpet, area rugs), resilient (e.g., linoleum, vinyl, cork) and hard-surface flooring products (e.g., hardwood, laminate, ceramic tile, glass, stone) and may also provide installation and repair services.

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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 public and private company sales transactions by SIC or NAICS Code. These databases provide detailed information for sales transactions including sales price and terms, purchase price allocation, target financial data, and deal-derived valuation multiples. Sample reports can be viewed free online.

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Wood Floor Manufacturers


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