Kitchen and Cookware Stores
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- Competitive landscape and environment
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- Five-year outlook and growth forecasts
Oser Communications Group
Monthly trade magazine features news and information for kitchenware retailers, with topics covered in various issues including industry news, retailer profiles, trade show coverage, and product reviews and news by product category (cookware, bakeware, appliances, food storage, home textiles, knives, tableware, and tools and gadgets). Current edition and annual buyers guide are available free online.
International Housewares Association
Publications available from this trade association include:
State of the Industry Report
Annual report provides a detailed analysis of the U.S. housewares market, with topics covered in the report including market size by product category (e.g., tableware, kitchen electrics, kitchen tools and accessories, and cookware and bakeware) and product category sales by distribution channel (e.g., mass merchants/supercenters, department stores, specialty stores, and supermarkets/food stores).
Quarterly publication provides market size (dollar volume sales) and demographic analysis data (unit volume share percentages for selected consumer demographics) for various housewares categories, with categories covered in the report including kitchen electrics, tabletop (e.g., dinnerware, beverage ware, flatware), kitchen non-electrics (e.g., cookware, bakeware, cutlery), and kitchen/dining textiles.
Tableware & Kitchenware
Freedonia Focus market research report analyzes U.S. demand and shipments at the manufacturers' level for tableware and kitchenware items used to prepare, serve, consume, and store food, with data provided in the report including historical demand and forecasts by product type (e.g., ceramic, glass, metal, wood, and plastic ware). Summary description and table of contents can be viewed free online.
Mintel Group Ltd.
Cookware - US
Consumer research report analyzes the cookware market at the retail level, with information provided
in the study including retail sales and forecast by product segment (e.g., nonstick cookware, stainless steel cookware, anodized aluminum cookware, metal bakeware, and cutlery) and retail store channel, cookware ownership and demographics, retailers shopped by segment, and retailer selection factors.
Comprehensive report provides in-depth analysis of the market for this product sector in the U.S. and selected other countries, with information provided in the report including historical and forecast sales by product segment (e.g., dinnerware, glassware, crystalware, flatware) and product segment market share by retail channel (e.g., mass merchant and club, department store, specialty store, and others).
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.
Financial Statements and Financial Ratios
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- Income and expenses in dollars and percentages
- Balance sheets in dollars and percentages
- Profitability and return on investment ratios
- Liquidity and working capital ratios
- Asset turnover and efficiency ratios
- Capital structure and debt service ratios
Kitchen & Cookware Stores
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Financial benchmarking section of this report provides an analysis of industry income and expenses as a percentage of annual revenue for companies that sell bakeware (e.g., cake pans, mixing bowls, baking sheets), cookware (e.g., pots, skillets, ovens), cutlery and utensils (e.g., knives, knife blocks, tongs, ladles), and small appliances (e.g., crock pots, pressure cookers, blenders, food processors).
Compensation and Salary Surveys
Free online service provides salary, bonus, and hourly wage data for job positions in this retail sector such as general manager, retail store manager, retail store assistant manager, and sales associate, with employers for which salary or hourly wage rate data is provided including Williams-Sonoma, Inc. Sur La Table, Inc., Bed, Bath, & Beyond, Inc., World Kitchen, LLC, and The Kitchen Collection, LLC.
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Home Furnishings Stores
Annual employment and wage survey includes hourly and annual wage data on a national, state, and metropolitan area basis for personnel employed by retailers that sell small appliances (e.g., blenders, crock pots, pressure cookers, food processors), bakeware (e.g., measuring cups, cake pans, baking sheets), cookware (e.g., pots, pans, skillets), and cutlery and utensils (e.g., knives, spoons, spatulas).
Business Valuation Resources
Food Service Equipment Manufacturers
Home Furnishings Stores
Household Appliance Stores
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