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 provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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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 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 - Starting a New Business Chapter

Opening a retail outlet is fairly straightforward, with no formidable barriers to entry. Low industry concentration also suggests that no single player dominates the market. The low level of market dominance held by key players in an industry makes it easier for new entrants to develop and attract consumers. This should act as an incentive to new players planning to enter this industry.

Like most retail industries, operators in this industry are subject to a low level of capital intensity as the majority of operational costs are devoted to the payment of wages as opposed to capital expenditure. Nevertheless, prospective entrants still need to consider the capital requirements of establishing a new store or purchasing an existing location... 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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