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 can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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

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Gas grills

Gas grills, using either propane or natural gas for fuel, are the most popular type of grill in the United States. Gas grills are sold in many different sizes and styles. The majority use a cart grill design, with a wheeled frame holding both the gas tank and the grilling unit. Gas grills can also hold a flattop grill, which uses a griddle surface, and an infrared radiant burner, which is used as a rotisserie. Gas grills are popular due mainly to convenience: They can be instantly lit and burnt gas does not leave ash behind. However, many serious grillers feel that charcoal grills produce tastier food than gas grills because slow cooking and achieving a “smoky” flavor is difficult or impossible using gas... 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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