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 Locations Chapter
The market share among states has been relatively steady over the past five years. Store share is often in line with population and fluctuates slightly based on tourism. The Southeast has the highest share of the US population at 25.4%. Accordingly, the region has the highest proportion of industry stores at 29.7%. In particular, there are more retail fixture dealers located in highly populated cities because there are many downstream retailers in those areas.
Behind the Southeast are the Mid-Atlantic and West regions, accounting for 16.8% and 15.2% of establishments, respectively. In addition, they each account for 15.6% to 17.0% of the American population.
The Great Lakes region follows close behind with a 13.0% share of establishments... purchase to read more