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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 | Dec 2015

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

IBISWorld’s Nursery & Garden Stores market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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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 slowed 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 $0.13 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 0.4% over the past five years, despite increasing revenue.

Capital intensity is expected to decrease in the coming years as industry employment and wages are expected to rise... 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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