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Nursery & Garden Stores in the US: Market Research Report

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Nursery & Garden Stores Market Research Report | NAICS 44422 | Jun 2015

Nipped in the bud: Rising demand for garden products will be captured by external competitors

IBISWorld’s Nursery & Garden 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
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$29bn
Annual Growth 10-15
-0.4%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
117,430
Businesses
11,012
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Declining revenue, slim profit margins and exiting operators have characterized the Nursery and Garden Stores industry over the five years to 2015. While demand for discretionary nursery and garden products has improved since the economic downturn, intense price-based competition from home improvement stores and mass merchandisers has limited the benefits accrued by the industry. As a result, revenue has declined throughout most of the period, and both employment and establishment figures have dropped. These trends will continue in the five years to 2020, exacerbated by slowing growth in the population aged 50 and over, the industry's largest market... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Nursery and Garden Stores industry has a moderate level of capital intensity. IBISWorld estimates that for every dollar spent on wages, industry operators will invest $0.12 in capital. Capital investment is mainly in the use of sprinkler systems, greenhouses and humidity controls. Since the recession, companies delayed upgrading their greenhouses and control systems in an effort to cut operating expenses. Lower depreciatory costs have also been due to a decline in the number of industry establishments, which has fallen at an annualized rate of 2.1%.

Industry operators also reduced labor expenses over the past five years. The number of employees in the industry fell over the period, declining at an average annual rate of 1.1%... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Nursery & Garden Stores Industry?

Stores in this industry primarily retail a broad range of nursery and garden products, including trees, shrubs, plants, seeds, bulbs and sod to households and the farming community. This industry also includes stores that retail farm supplies such as animal feed (excluding pet food). The growing and retailing of nursery stock is included in the Plant and Flower Growing industry (IBISWorld report 11142).

Industry Products
EquipmentPlantsChemicalsGrain and animal feedTools and other supplies
 
Industry Activities
Operating farm supply storesOperating feed stores (except pet)Operating garden centersOperating lawn supply storesOperating nursery and garden centers without tree production


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