BBQ & Outdoor Cooking Stores in the US: Market Research Report

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BBQ & Outdoor Cooking Stores Market Research Report | Consumer Goods & Services | Houseware Stores | Jun 2012

Hot commodity: An aging population and improving incomes will heat demand for BBQs

IBISWorld’s BBQ & Outdoor Cooking Stores market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Home Depot Home Depot market share
Lowe's Lowe's market share
Sears Holdings Sears Holdings market share
Walmart Walmart market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 07-12
Annual Growth 12-17
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The subprime mortgage crisis acted as a flame retardant for the BBQ and Outdoor Cooking Stores industry by inhibiting new household formation and diminishing disposable income, which hurt discretionary purchases on outdoor cooking equipment like barbecues (BBQs), smokers and related accessories. Instead, consumers were more likely to use the equipment they already had or buy secondhand items. Consequently, IBISWorld estimates that industry revenue declined at a five-year annualized rate of 2.8% from 2007 to 2012. As meat consumption and disposable income increasing in the near term, however, revenue is expected to rebound in 2012.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

As with most retail industries, the establishment concentration of the BBQ and Outdoor Cooking Stores industry falls broadly in line with population trends in each US region, and thus, with local consumer demand. This in turn influences the employment level and wage bill of each region. In theory, a greater number of residents in a particular region will equate to stronger demand for goods retailed by this industry. In 2012, the Southeast region will account for the largest proportion of industry establishments (about 29.9%) as well as the largest share of US population (about 25.4%). Similarly, California has the largest share of both population (12.1%) and industry establishments (8.2%) of any individual state... purchase to read more


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What is the BBQ & Outdoor Cooking Stores Industry?

This industry retails barbecue grills and related accessories. Only a limited number of retailers sell barbeque equipment specifically. As a result, home improvement stores, department stores and mass merchandisers sell a large portion of industry goods. Stores that sell such equipment exclusively online are excluded from the industry.

Industry Products
Gas grillsCharcoal grillsElectric grillsBBQ tools and accessories
Industry Activities
Retailing barbecuesRetailing grillsRetailing smokersRetailing other outdoor cooking equipment and accessories

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