Retail Trade Industry · Market Research Report

Retail Trade · Market Size and Industry Forecast

Pell Research's retail trade report analyzes current industry size and predicts future trends. It provides overall industry revenue from 2014 through the present, and predicts industry growth and decline through 2024. Total revenue includes both public and private companies.

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Market Size (Total Revenue)

Included

% Growth Rate
Number of Companies
Total Employees
Average Revenue per Company
Average Employees per Company
Source: U.S. government data.

Industry Revenue ($ Billions)

Retail Trade Industry Revenue
  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020


Historical market size and five-year projections show growth trends in industry sales and revenue. This economic model is based on short- and long-term trends. The industry size is determined by total revenue generated within the industry from all products and services sold. Growth and decline in the industry shows total opportunity for companies. The retail trade research report reveals both the historical trends and five-year forecast, calculated by Pell Research's econometric models. Market share, measured in billions of dollars, includes both public and private companies. Use this information to identify industry trends and predict future growth patterns.

Retail Trade · Geographic Breakdown by State

Market size by state is used to evaluate local opportunity and measure the number of companies located in the region. Each state's growth rate is affected by regional economic conditions. Use data by state to pinpoint profitable and nonprofitable locations for retail trade companies in the U.S.

Retail Trade Revenue by State

Market Share by State

Retail Trade · Distribution by Company Size

Company Size All Industries Retail Trade
Small Business (< 5 employees)

Included

Small Business (5-20)
Midsized Business (20-100)
Large Business (100-500)
Enterprise (> 500)

Retail Trade · Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Pell Research analyzes financial statements to determine the industry average forces:
The report includes a traditional income statement from an "average" company (both public and private companies included).

Industry Average Percent of Sales
Total Revenue

Included

Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold (COGS)
Gross Profit
Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit


Average Income Statement

Average Income Statement

Cost of Goods Sold

Salaries, Wages, and Benefits

Rent

Advertising

Depreciation and Amortization

Officer Compensation

Net Income


Retail Trade · Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratios allow you to compare how a business is performing against its peers.

Financial RatioIndustry Average
Profitability Ratios

Included

Profit Margin
ROE
ROA
Liquidity Ratios
Current Ratio
Quick Ratio
Activity Ratios
Average Collection Period
Asset Turnover Ratio
Receivables Turnover Ratio
Inventory Conversion Ratio

Retail Trade · Compensation and Salary Surveys

TitlePercent of Workforce Bottom Quartile Average (Median) Salary Upper Quartile
Management Occupations 3%

Included

Chief Executives 0%
General and Operations Managers 2%
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 6%
Business Operations Specialists 6%
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 6%
Computer Occupations 6%
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 44%
Art and Design Workers 44%
Designers 44%
Floral Designers 44%
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 6%
Food and Beverage Serving Workers 5%
Fast Food and Counter Workers 5%
Personal Care and Service Occupations 11%
Animal Care and Service Workers 10%
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 9%
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 9%
Sales and Related Occupations 74%
Supervisors of Sales Workers 8%
First-Line Supervisors of Sales Workers 8%
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 8%
Retail Sales Workers 65%
Cashiers 8%
Cashiers 8%
Retail Salespersons 56%
Retail Salespersons 56%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 11%
Information and Record Clerks 17%
Customer Service Representatives 11%
Customer Service Representatives 11%
Order Clerks 5%
Order Clerks 5%
Material Recording, Scheduling, Dispatching, and Distributing Workers 5%
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 7%
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 7%
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 17%
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 17%
Other Office and Administrative Support Workers 5%
Office Clerks, General 5%
Office Clerks, General 5%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 6%
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 5%
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 7%
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 7%
Miscellaneous Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 29%
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers 29%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 5%
Motor Vehicle Operators 17%
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers 17%
Driver/Sales Workers 20%
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 12%
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 16%
Material Moving Workers 11%
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand 10%
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 6%




Retail Trade Industry Report
Geography United States  
Publication Date May 2019
Report Format PDF Download  
Price $500