Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Demand for dairy products will remain stable, as a postrecession rise in disposable income facilitates industry growth. Nevertheless, wholesalers will have to contend with the increasingly common practice of wholesale bypass. Further, per capita dairy consumption will remain relatively flat, constraining profitability... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter
The Dairy Wholesaling industry is forecast to grow at a slightly slower rate than the overall economy during the 10 years to 2019. IBISWorld expects the industry's contribution to the overall economy, as measured by the industry value added (IVA), will increase at an annualized rate of 2.0% during the 10-year period. Comparatively, US GDP is forecast to rise at an average rate of 2.5%. This indicates that the industry is in the mature stage of its life cycle. Other factors indicating maturity include clearly segmented product groups and wholehearted market acceptance of the products sold.
While industry growth is slower than GDP growth, dairy wholesalers sell products that are staples in American diets, so the likelihood of their disappearance is slim... purchase to read more