Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Revenue for the Soft Drink, Baked Goods and Other Grocery Wholesaling industry fell during the past five years, however given the poor performance of the overall wholesale sector, the industry's minor decline is a considerable feat. The decline was a result of rising fuel prices, economic fallout and low consumer confidence. In the five years to 2019, the industry is expected to pick up steam as the US economy continues to recover. However, wholesale bypass will be a key issue for the industry moving forward, as manufacturers and retailers look to cut costs by eliminating the wholesale middleman... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter
Like much of the wholesaling sector, the Soft Drink, Baked Goods and Other Grocery Wholesaling industry is in the declining phase of its industry life cycle. This phase is generally characterized by slower growth than the overall economy, a declining number of firms and establishments, market saturation and low levels of technology change. IBISWorld forecasts that industry value added, a measure of the industry's contribution to the overall economy, will grow just 0.2% per year on average during the 10 years from 2009 to 2019, compared with average GDP growth of 2.5% during the same period.
Consolidation and competition among downstream customers has led to declining consumption of industry goods... purchase to read more