Hot diggity dog: An aging population and improving incomes will heat demand for BBQs

The BBQ and Outdoor Cooking Stores industry has been rekindled over the past five years by an increase in the retirement-age population and growth in per capita disposable income, the latter of which has revived discretionary purchases on outdoor cooking equipment such as barbecues, smokers and related accessories. In the coming years, these trends are set to continue, keeping demand for industry products high...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Increasing per capita disposable income will bolster demand for BBQ equipment
  • This industry has undergone a shift from brick-and-mortar to virtual sales
  • Big-box supercenters and home improvement stores will continue dominating the industry
  • Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    Gas grillsGas grills, using either liquid petroleum (propane) or natural gas for fuel, are the most popular type of grill in the United States. These grills are typically more expensive than charcoal grills and electric grills as well. Gas grills are sold in many different sizes and styles. The majority use a cart grill design, with a wheeled frame holding both the gas tank and the grilling unit. Gas grills can also hold a flattop grill, which uses a griddle surface, and an infrared radiant burner, which is used as a rotisserie. Gas grills are popular due mainly to convenience, as they can be instantly lit and burnt gas does not leave ash behind. How...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the BBQ & Outdoor Cooking Stores Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the BBQ & Outdoor Cooking Stores Industry are

  • Ability to control stock on hand
  • Proximity to key markets
  • Attractive product presentation
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Number of households and Per capita disposable income in the BBQ & Outdoor Cooking Stores industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the BBQ & Outdoor Cooking Stores Industry?

    Operators in this industry retail barbecue grills and related accessories. A limited number of retailers only sell barbeque equipment and, as a result, home improvement stores, department stores and supercenters sell the majority of industry goods. Stores that sell equipment exclusively online are excluded from the industry.

    Industry Products
  • Gas grills
  • Charcoal grills
  • Electric grills
  • BBQ tools and accessories
  • Industry Activities
  • Retailing grills (e.g. gas, charcoal and electric)
  • Retailing smokers
  • Retailing other outdoor cooking equipment and accessories
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Number of households
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Time spent on leisure and sports
  • commerce sales
  • Number of adults aged 65 and older
  • Price of household appliances
  • Per capita meat consumption

  • Current Performance
  • Demand rises
  • Competition heats up
  • Profit and participation
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Steady demand
  • Increasing concentration
  • Table: BBQ & Outdoor Cooking Stores Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - BBQ & Outdoor Cooking Stores Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Hand Tool & Cutlery Manufacturing
  • Major Household Appliance Manufacturing
  • Tool & Hardware Wholesaling
  • TV & Appliance Wholesaling

  • Products & Services
  • Gas grills
  • Charcoal grills
  • BBQ tools and accessories
  • Electric grills
  • Chart: BBQ & Outdoor Cooking Stores Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Consumers aged 65 and older
  • Consumers aged 45 to 54
  • Consumers aged 55 to 64
  • Consumers aged 35 to 44
  • Consumers aged 25 to 34
  • Consumers aged under 25
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the BBQ & Outdoor Cooking Stores Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs BBQ & Outdoor Cooking Stores

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the BBQ & Outdoor Cooking Stores Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    The Home Depot Inc., Walmart Inc., Costco Wholesale Corp., Lowe's Companies Inc.,
  • Table: The Home Depot Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Walmart Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Costco Wholesale Corp. - financial performance
  • Table: Lowe's Companies Inc. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the BBQ & Outdoor Cooking Stores Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the BBQ & Outdoor Cooking Stores Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Per Capita Meat Consumption (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Big-Box Store
  • A retail store that is differentiated by its sheer size and large range of products, including electronics, households goods and other consumer products.
  • Charcoal Briquettes
  • The most common fuel for charcoal grills, which are actually made from coal rather than charcoal.
  • E-Tailer
  • A retailer that primarily sells goods and services via the internet. Many of these companies do not have brick-and-mortar locations.
  • Liquid Petroleum
  • The most common fuel for gas grills; it is also called propane.
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