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Miscellaneous Durable Goods Economic Report

2012 Wholesale Distribution Economic Reports: Miscellaneous Durable Goods Wholesale Distributors

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From Modern Distribution Management
Length: 24p
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The MDM Miscellaneous Durable Goods Wholesale Distribution Economic Report is the best source for accurate statistics on this sector, including segment and overall industry revenue trends, inventory levels, 2012 sales forecast, trends and other critical benchmark data on miscellaneous durable goods wholesale distribution.

Executives who manage, sell to or invest in a wholesale distribution company in the miscellaneous durable goods sector need this annual report to stay on top of key economic and market trends for miscellaneous durable goods wholesale distribution.

This report is produced by Modern Distribution Management, which has been researching and reporting on the wholesale distribution industry since 1967. MDM has used that experience to ensure an accurate and comprehensive picture of the miscellaneous durable goods wholesale distribution segment in this report.

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For Industry:

  1. Trend Data – Revenues, Inventories, Inventory-to-Sales Ratio, Total Employment, Average Annual Revenues per Employee and Average Weekly Earnings
  2. Sector Summary – 2011 Revenues, Percent of Industry Revenues, No. of Companies and Average Gross Margin (2010)
  3. Summary Trend Data - 2011 Actual Revenues, 2011 Real Revenues, Revenue Gap and 2011 Q4 Employment, in Percent Change vs. Previous Year
  4. Revenue Forecast Summary - 2011 Actual, 2012 Forecast, 2012 vs. 2011, in Percent Change in Revenues vs. Previous Year
  5. Sector Growth vs. U.S. GDP Growth - 2000: Q1 to 2011:Q4
  6. Employment Size Distribution of Wholesale Distribution Companies
  7. Actual Revenue Growth – Quarterly 2004 to Present
  8. Real Revenue Growth – Quarterly 2004 to Present
  9. Employment Growth – Quarterly 2004 to Present
  10. Inventory-to-Sales Ratio – 3-Month Moving Average with Trendline

Sector-Specific:

  1. Trend Data – Revenues, Inventories, Inventory-to-Sales Ratio, Total Employment, Average Annual Revenues per Employee and Average Weekly Earnings
  2. Sub-Sector Summary - Estimated 2011 Revenues, Percent of Sector Revenues, No. of Companies and No. of Branches
  3. Sub-Sector Summary Statistics - Average Sales per Company, Average Sales per Branch, Average Sales per Employee and Average Gross Margin (2010)
  4. Share of Revenue by End-Customer Market
  5. Employment Size Distribution of Wholesale Distribution Companies
  6. Actual Revenue Growth – Quarterly 2004 to Present
  7. Real Revenue Growth – Quarterly 2004 to Present
  8. Employment Growth – Quarterly 2004 to Present
  9. Inventory-to-Sales Ratio - 3-Month Moving Average with Trendline

Report Excerpt

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Revenues for wholesale distributors in the Miscellaneous Durable Goods sector were $262.3 billion in 2011, a sharp increase of 23.3% compared to 2010. MDM forecasts that revenue will climb by X.X% in 2012, due in large part to underlying commodity prices. This sector represented 5.6% of total wholesale distribution industry revenues in 2011.

This large sector includes nine distinct subsectors, each of which operates in different markets with relatively little product overlap. Most supply retail stores and dealers and are closely tied to consumer demand. The resurgence in consumer spending, albeit off a smaller base,translated into much higher...

can do

  • Plan strategically for the year ahead with accurate current and forward-looking data on your wholesale distribution line of trade.
     
  • Benchmark your performance. Learn how much sales and sales per employee have changed in your line of trade; how much weekly earnings have changed; which distribution niches are producing the highest (and lowest) gross margins; and how many companies are competing in each of these niches. You'll see how sales, employment, and inventories have fared in your line, quarter-by-quarter.
     
  • Gain an advantage over your competitors by better understanding where higher-margin opportunities exist in your line of wholesale distribution.

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"These reports are the best source of information I've seen to get a quick snapshot of where a particular wholesaler-distributor stands relative to peers and to other wholesaler-distributors in other sub-sectors."

- Jim Miller, Managing Director, Supply Chain Equity Partners

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covered

  • Misc. Other Durable Goods
  • Non-Lumber Forest Products
  • Toy and Hobby Goods and Supplies
  • Diamonds, Jewelry, and Precious Stones/Metals
  • Metal Scrap
  • Misc. Home Furnishings and Wood Millwork
  • Musical Instruments and Supplies
  • Pre-Recorded Media (CDs, DVDs & Videotapes)
  • Sporting and Recreational Goods and Supplies

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