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Carpet and Floor Covering Stores

SIC 5713 | NAICS 442210

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Industry Analysis, Trends, Statistics, and Forecasts

Floor Covering Stores  (view report)
Flooring Installers  (view report)

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:

  • Market size and characteristics
  • Key statistics and ratios
  • Current performance
  • Competitive landscape
  • Major firms and market share
  • Key risk and success factors
  • Five-year growth forecast

BNP Media
Floor Trends Magazine
Monthly trade publication features news and information for retailers, dealers, and contractors, with topics covered in each issue including market trends, industry events, business operations, marketing ideas, and new products and technologies. Selected articles from current and past issues organized by topic are available online, with current and prior digital editions of the magazine accessible online with registration.

Home Furnishings Stores

First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations and include a five-year growth forecast. Profile contents include:

  • Industry overview
  • Recent developments
  • Critical issues and challenges
  • Business trends and opportunities
  • Executive insights
  • Financial benchmarking data
  • Five-year growth forecast

FCW Magazine
Biweekly trade magazine features business news and information for dealers and contractors, with special features including the annual "Top 50 Retailers" (May issue), "Executive Outlook" (December issue), and "State of the Industry Report" (December issue). Digital editions of the magazine are available online, with free subscriptions to the print and digital editions of the magazine available upon request to qualified parties

Floor Focus Magazine
Monthly publication features news, information, and analysis for retailers and dealers, with special features including the "Annual Report" (May issue) which provides a statistical analysis by product segment (e.g., rug, carpet, wood, laminate, vinyl, and ceramic) and the "Retailer Survey" (July issue) which provides market feedback from retailers on issues and trends. Selected articles from past issues are available free online.

Marketing Research
Marketing research reports available from this trade association include the "Market Trend Survey" which is a quarterly survey of retail members that provides information on sales and market trends by region, and the annual "Financial Management Report" which provides members with national averages for income and expense line items. Report are accessible by members only; contact the association for more information.

Mintel Group Ltd.
Residential Flooring - US
Market research report provides in-depth analysis of the U.S. residential flooring market, with topics covered including market size and forecast; market drivers; marketing strategies; segment performance (e.g., hard surface, carpets, and rugs; retail channels (flooring products stores, home centers, and other retail outlets); and more. Detailed table of contents which includes key points from the report can be viewed free online.

Catalina Research
Floor Covering Distribution Channels and Regional Trends
Comprehensive report provides in-depth analysis of U.S. distribution channels for flooring products, with content categories including spending trends, distribution channels, consumer spending and purchaser demographics, commercial market spending, retail distribution channels, retail buying groups, and regional market analysis. Summary abstract and detailed table of contents from the report are available free online.

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Financial Statements and Financial Ratios

Industry Financial Ratios
Carpet and Floor Covering Stores  Search for "442210"

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.

  • Income and expense detail in dollars and percentages
  • Balance sheets in dollars and percentages
  • Cash flow analysis
  • Liquidity and working capital ratios
  • Profitability and return on investment ratios
  • Asset turnover and efficiency ratios
  • Capital structure and debt service ratios

RMA Annual Statement Studies
Floor Covering Retailers  Search for "442210"
Annual financial statement analysis includes common-size income statements and balance sheets and key financial ratios for companies in this retail sector. Report includes five years of historical data with the most recent year's data broken out by sales and assets size range. Sample report can be viewed online.

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Compensation and Salary Surveys

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Occupational Employment and Wages - Home Furnishings Stores
Annual wage survey provides hourly and annual wage data for job occupations in this retail sector (which includes flooring retailers; kitchenware, glassware, and tableware stores; bath shops; and window treatment stores) on a national, state, and metropolitan area basis, with statistical measures for national wage data including mean, median, and upper/lower quartiles and deciles. All information is available free online.

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