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

The Street Vendors market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 08-13
Annual Growth 13-18
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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 - Industry Locations Chapter

Like all general food-service operators, the industry is located in areas which have a large population and, therefore, also an industry or establishment and employee base to be serviced.

Compared to the population spread, the industry is more heavily concentrated in the Great Lakes, Mid-Atlantic and the West regions. It is, therefore, more concentrated in the most populated cities, and particularly, in the central parts of these metropolitan areas. These areas generally have a high concentration of workers, people in transit or who are attending sporting events, major concerts or festivals that can take advantage of a mobile food van's convenience... 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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