SIC 7999 | NAICS 713990
The following guide provides sources for industry trends and statistics, market research and analysis, financial ratios and salary surveys, and more, with information provided for each resource including a description of its primary features and any information that is available free online.
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:
First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations and include a five-year growth forecast. Profile contents include:
About The Industry
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"About The Industry" section includes information on the history of billiards, billiards in the U.S., equipment used, types of play, championship tournaments, and more. All information is available free online.
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Industry trends section includes information on overall billiards participation in the U.S.; a summary profile of the most frequent participants in terms of age, income, and region; and also includes a link to the "NSGA Sports Participation in the United States" publication which provides additional data on billiards participation.
BCA Quantitative Membership Study: Room Operators
Membership research study based on interviews of pool room operators provides insights on operational and financial aspects of the business and challenges and issues faced by operators. Summary description of the study can be viewed online; full study is accessible at no charge to members.
BCA Quantitative Membership Study: Billiard Retailers
Membership research study based on interviews of owners of brick-and-mortar stores provides insights on operational and financial aspects of the business and challenges and issues faced by retailers. Summary description of the study can be viewed online; full study is accessible at no charge to members.
BCA Quantitative Consumer Study
Consumer research study conducted through online panel interviews was designed to gauge consumer attitudes toward the game of billiards and provide insights on consumer behavior and purchasing trends across various consumer segments (e.g., pool table owners, active participants, and nonparticipants). Summary description of the study can be viewed online; full study is accessible at no charge to members.
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.
Cost structure benchmarks section of these reports provide an analysis of industry costs and profits as a percentage of revenue by income and expense category (e.g., purchases, wages, depreciation, marketing, rent and utilities, other expenses, and earnings before interest and taxes) and includes commentary on trends and expectations for specific categories. Sample report can be downloaded and viewed online.