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Warehouse Clubs & Supercenters in the US: Market Research Report

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Warehouse Clubs & Supercenters Market Research Report | NAICS 45291 | May 2016

Excess inventory: Revenue will grow slightly, amid growing concentration and falling oil prices

IBISWorld’s Warehouse Clubs & Supercenters market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$454bn
Annual Growth 11-16
1.8%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Profit
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Employment
1,603,494
Businesses
24
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Demand for the Warehouse Clubs and Supercenters industry has remained consistent over the past five years. As disposable income dwindled during the recession, consumer confidence plummeted and business sentiment weakened. Many households and businesses turned to industry stores to take advantage of discounted prices. However, after a decade of rapid expansion, the industry has begun to mature. Additionally, the availability of space for new locations has become limited and the introduction of different product lines has been slow. These factors have created a saturated market, which has slightly slowed the industry's expansion. Nonetheless, the industry is forecast to increase its share of the retail sector over the five years to 2021... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Warehouse Clubs and Supercenters industry is in the mature phase of its life cycle. In the 10 years to 2021, industry value added, a measure of the industry's contribution to the US economy, is forecast to increase at a rate of 3.1% per year on average. Comparatively, GDP is projected to rise at an annualized rate of 2.2% over the same period. IVA that grows roughly in line with the economy as a whole is highly indicative of a mature industry. Although establishment and enterprise growth was strong over the five years to 2016, growing at annualized rates of 5.1% and 5.5%, respectively, these growth rates are expected slow over the next five years, as the industry becomes increasingly saturated... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Warehouse Clubs & Supercenters Industry?

This industry includes large stores that primarily retail a general line of grocery products, along with merchandise items (e.g. apparel and appliances). Warehouse clubs offer customers a wide selection of goods, often in bulk, at discounted prices, in exchange for a membership fee paid by each customer. Supercenters are large discount department stores that also sell perishable groceries. However, unlike warehouse clubs, supercenters do not have membership requirements for customers.

Industry Products
Food and beveragesFuel and otherHome and appliancesApparel and accessoriesHealth, beauty and wellness
 
Industry Activities
Retailing groceriesRetailing furnitureRetailing apparelRetailing appliancesRetailing digital and print mediaRetailing personal care productsRetailing automotive fuels (e.g. gasoline)


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