Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Continued demand from grocery stores and the economic recovery will benefit frozen food wholesalers; however, growth will remain slow. Manufacturers will continue to implement wholesaling into their businesses, cutting into industry growth. Consolidation will result from these structural shifts, bringing profit gains. Further, demand from time-poor consumers will help mitigate threats to the industry's growth... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter
The Frozen Food Wholesaling industry is in a mature phase of its lifecycle. This is characterized by the industry's slower growth than the overall economy; a strong trend toward consolidation that is causing declines in the number of enterprises and establishments; and slow underlying growth in demand. Industry revenue is estimated to have increased at a slow 0.1% average annual rate between 2008 and 2013, primarily due to price increases. In fact, the industry's value added, a measure of the industry's contribution to the overall economy, is forecast to decline at a 1.0% annualized rate between 2008 and 2018 compared to GDP growth of 2.1% during the same period.
Moreover, the industry is consolidating... purchase to read more