Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The BBQ and Outdoor Cooking Stores industry has been rekindled over the past five years by rising new household formation and growth in per capita disposable income, which has revived discretionary purchases on outdoor cooking equipment such as barbecues, smokers and related accessories. In the coming years, these trends are set to continue, keeping demand for industry products high.... 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. Demographics, climate and consumer preferences also play a role in the distribution of establishments.
In 2016, the Southeast region will account for the largest proportion of industry establishments (30.4%) as well as the largest share of US population (25.6%). In addition to a large population, the high concentration of industry establishments is also due to the relatively warm climate typical of this region. Areas with temperate climates typically experience steadier year-round demand than areas with more severe weather conditions... purchase to read more