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Consumer Electronics Stores

SIC 5731 | NAICS 443112

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Industry Analysis, Trends, Statistics, and Forecasts

Consumer Electronics Stores  (view report)
Computer Stores  (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

Consumer Technology Association
Digital America

Annual state of the industry report provides a comprehensive look at the consumer technology industry, and includes market trend analyses and forecasts for ten major product categories (e.g., home audio, automotive electronics, home video, home theater, electronic gaming, digital imaging, health and fitness technology products, wireless devices, home technology, and consumer technology accessories).

Consumer Electronics & Appliance 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

NewsBay Media, LLC
Information resources available from this organization include:

TWICE Magazine
Bimonthly trade magazine features news, analysis, and information for electronics retailers, with content sections including appliances, audio/video, smart phones/tablets, car electronics, digital imaging, retailing, accessories, and trade associations. Selected articles from the magazine can be viewed online without a subscription; free subscription is available to qualified U.S. residents.

TWICE Top 100 CE Retailers Report
Annual market research report ranks top electronics retailers by sales volume, with information provided for each retailer including current and prior year sales, current and prior year store count, and store type, and also includes an overall summary of current and prior year sales by retail channel. Report is published in the mid-May issue of TWICE magazine and is also available for purchase online.

North American Publishing Company
Information resources available from this organization include:

Dealerscope Magazine
Monthly trade magazine features news and information for consumer technology retailers, with content sections including buying groups, distributors, internet, economy, green, research, retailing, warranty and financial services, and specific product categories. Selected articles from current and prior issues of the magazine are categorized by content section and are available online without a subscription.

Top 101 CE Retailers  Select "Resources - Top 101 CE Retailers"
Annual report lists the top 101 CE retailers as ranked by Dealerscope magazine, with information provided for each retailer including current and prior year CE sales and total sales, year-over-year percentage change in CE sales, current and prior year store count, merchandise codes, and retail channel codes. Report is published in the March issue of the magazine and can be viewed free online.

Euromonitor International
Consumer Electronics in the US
Market research report analyzes key trends and developments for the U.S. retail electronics industry, and includes historical and forecast sales data by product category (e.g., mobile phones, portable electronics, computers and peripherals, in-car entertainment, home audio and cinema, televisions and projectors, cameras, and camcorders).  Sample report and table of contents is available online.


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Financial Statements and Financial Ratios

Industry Financial Ratios
Consumer Electronics Stores  Search for "443112"

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

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Compensation and Salary Surveys

National Retail Federation
U.S. Retail Compensation and Benefits Survey
Annual survey provides detailed information on employee compensation and benefits for all merchandise categories, with statistical measures provided for each job position including mean, median, upper/lower quartiles, and upper/lower deciles. Complete listing of job positions included in the survey and sample reports for selected job positions are accessible free online.

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