Fahy-Williams Publishing Inc.
Bimonthly magazine features news and information
for school supply dealers, office supplies
stores, and specialty toy stores,
with topics addressed in various issues including industry news
and trends, retailing advice and tips, merchandise display ideas, new
product reviews, and dealer interviews and profiles. Digital editions are available free online, with
free subscription available to qualifying parties.
Education Market Association
Publications available from this trade association include:
Quarterly trade publication features news and information for
the school supply industry, with special features including the "Annual
State of the Education Products Marketplace"
issue which addresses topics such as K-12 student enrollments, classroom
budgets and teacher spending, and construction spending costs. Publication is available to members only;
archived past issues can be viewed online.
Annual State of the Education Products Marketplace
Annual state of the industry report addresses current trends in the educational
products marketplace, with topics covered
in recent editions including public and charter schools'
role in education, teacher purchasing behaviors and budgets, quarterly
school marketers' survey, population changes affecting enrollment, state educational rankings,
construction costs and spending, and capital projects funding.
Publication available from this organization include:
The Complete K-12 Report
Comprehensive market research report provides detailed coverage of
the K-12 educational products market, with "Chapter Three:
Annual Industry Survey of the Supplemental Market Segment" focused
on the supplemental educational products
market which includes supplemental
instruction materials, consumable school supplies, and furniture and
equipment. Table of contents is available free online.
Supplemental Products Market
Mintel Group Ltd.
Back to School Shopping - US
Market survey report provides detailed information on the supplemental
educational products market, with information provided including
market size by product segment (e.g.,
supplemental instructional materials, consumable school supplies, and
hardware, furniture, fixtures, and equipment), channels, core
subject area (e.g., reading, mathematics, science, and social
studies), and product application.
Consumer research report provides in-depth analysis of the U.S. back-to-school shopping market for K-12
and college students, with various topics covered in the report
including market size and trends, key factors affecting demand,
shopping participation, retailers shopped, product
focus and priorities, attitudes toward back-to-school
shopping, shopping influencers, and
desired areas for improvement.
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.