On a roll: A rebounding economy will help the industry recover from recessionary lows
IBISWorld’s Sushi Restaurants market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 08-13
Annual Growth 13-18
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Rolling with the punches
The Sushi Restaurant industry took a couple of big blows during the recession, when per capita disposable income decreased and the unemployment rate jumped drastically. However, as sushi is largely a discretionary purchase, the industry will recover slowly as the incomes rise and spending habits reverse. On the other hand, rising seafood prices and increasing internal competition will hinder revenue and profit through 2017.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter
The Sushi Restaurants industry has a low level of market share concentration with the top four operators estimated to earn only about 6.0% of industry revenue. The industry is highly fragmented, with many small operators spread throughout the country. Because sushi is a niche food item of an ethnically Japanese nature, demand remains relatively low compared to American foods and other ethnic options like Mexican food. Also, the relatively high average bill at sushi restaurants limits demand on an economic level. These factors (cuisine type and price) restrict the ability of all but the largest operators to develop sustainable chains across regional geographies... purchase to read more
What is the Sushi Restaurants Industry?
The industry is composed of restaurants primarily engaged in providing sushi-style foodstuffs to patrons who order and are served while seated (i.e. waiter or waitress service) or use conveyor belt-style delivery systems and pay after eating. These establishments may provide this type of food service to patrons in combination with selling alcoholic and other beverages.
Full-service dining sushi salesBeverage salesTake-out sushi sales
Preparing and serving sushiPreparing and serving alcoholic drinksPreparing and serving other food and beverages