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Fish & Seafood Wholesaling in the US: Market Research Report

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Fish & Seafood Wholesaling Market Research Report | NAICS 42446 | Oct 2014

Catching on: Increased consumer spending and improved health perceptions will propel industry revenue

IBISWorld’s Fish & Seafood Wholesaling 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.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$14bn
Annual Growth 09-14
3.5%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Employment
19,821
Businesses
1,798
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The industry will begin a modest revival as it aims to shake off the losses sustained from the BP oil spill and move toward recovery. Seafood demand will be heightened as consumers become more health conscious and consume more fish as a result. Moreover, the improved economic conditions will cause disposable income levels to improve, fueling industry revenue. However, fish and seafood wholesalers will face rising competition from other industries and contend with the growing practice of wholesale bypass... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

The major barriers to entering the Fish and Seafood Wholesaling industry include the costs of establishing a warehouse and distribution system and the difficulties that can be encountered when trying to forge business relationships with key upstream and downstream clients.

Logistics costs

A fish and seafood wholesaler usually invests a considerable amount of capital into distribution logistics like trucks, refrigeration and database management. Costs can increase if an electronic inventory system is installed such as computerized tracking software that uses global positioning, radio-frequency identification tags and barcoding... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Fish & Seafood Wholesaling Industry?

Establishments in this industry primarily wholesale fish and seafood for human consumption. Canned or packaged frozen products are excluded from the industry (see IBISWorld reports 42449 and 42442, respectively).

Industry Products
Fresh fish and seafoodFrozen fish and seafoodCured fishOther fish and seafood
 
Industry Activities
Wholesaling fish (except canned or packaged frozen)Wholesaling cured fishWholesaling fresh fishWholesaling fresh seafoodWholesaling unpackaged frozen fishWholesaling unpackaged frozen seafood


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