Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
During the past five years, higher disposable income levels and rising consumer confidence have contributed to more retail spending. Less belt tightening at retail stores has, in turn, compelled this industry's downstream consumers to boost their spending on new fixtures. Despite overall growth during the past five years, certain developments may limit demand for retail store fixtures moving forward. As businesses increasingly demand customizable fixtures and increased portability, operators must be able to respond quickly to these market trends.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter
The Retail Store Fixture Dealers industry is in the decline phase of its life cycle due to its declining contribution to GDP. The industry's contribution to the national economy is estimated to increase at an annual rate of 2.9% from 2009 to 2019. By contrast, US GDP is expected to grow at an annualized rate of 2.5% over the 10-year period. Although IVA is expected to grow at a higher rate over the period, this is primarily due to the industry starting a relatively low base due to the economic downturn. Moreover, the number of industry establishments is expected to grow at a slow rate over the 10-year period, as manufacturers bypass traditional wholesalers and dealers.
External competition is expected to also negatively affect the industry... purchase to read more