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Street Vendors in the US: Market Research Report

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Street Vendors Market Research Report | NAICS 72233 | Aug 2013

Rolling along: While the food truck craze will wane, demand for specialty foods will support growth

IBISWorld’s Street Vendors 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
Revenue
$1bn
Annual Growth 08-13
3.9%
Annual Growth 13-18
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Profit
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Employment
35,502
Businesses
30,810
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Keep on trucking

Demand for food trucks and street vendors has soared in the five years to 2011, and revenue will continue to grow steadily during the next five years. With consumer spending back on track, firms will incorporate unique and healthy food options to entice customers. Though competition from other restaurants and food establishments will remain strong, vendors will provide quality and personal service to gain revenue... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

The barriers has relatively low barriers to entry compared to other industries, however, barriers have increased over the past five years, particularly in relation to the introduction of more stringent food handling and preparation health and safety regulations. Operators can enter this industry by purchasing new or used equipment or can lower capital outlays through leasing or renting equipment. The cost of various food-preparation equipment ranges based on function and quality. Used pushcarts can retail for as cheap as $1,000, while fully-fitted out food trucks can cost up to $100,000. There are some minimal skills involved in catering and running a mobile food business, however, in many cities and states employees must be certified to handle and prepare food. .. purchase to read more

 


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What is the Street Vendors Industry?

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in preparing and serving meals and snacks for immediate consumption from motorized vehicles or non-motorized carts. The establishment is the main location from which the caterer route is serviced, not each cart or vehicle. Included in this industry are establishments primarily engaged in providing food services from vehicles, such as hot dog carts and ice cream trucks.

Industry Products
Traditional street vendorsMobile food preparation vehiclesIndustrial catering vehicles
 
Industry Activities
Mobile non-alcoholic beverage standsMobile coffee cartsMobile food concession standsIce cream truck vendorsLunch wagonsMobile food standsMobile refreshment standsMobile snack standsStreet vendors of food


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