2008 U.S. Record, Tape & CD Stores Product Lines
- ID: 601902
- April 2008
- Region: United States
- 49 Pages
- Barnes Reports
The 2008 U.S. Record, Tape & CD Stores Product Lines report features 2008 current and 2009 forecast estimates on the sales of 61 product lines. The report also includes industry definition, 5-year historical trends on product lines sales. Product lines include DVDs, CDs, audio equipment, magazines and books.
These reports are the leading publications on U.S. industries and estimates and forecasts on sales and employment demographics. As a way of making the most of this information, we have included a few suggestions and tips to aid you in processing and using this information.
Managers, planners, and market researchers use this information for a variety of activities:
- Sizing markets and segments – You can estimate the size of the regional markets you sell in and your company’s market penetration into that market. You can do the same with the market segments in which you participate.
- Sales territory potential – You can estimate your market penetration and also the market potential in any regional area or market segment.
- Sales forecasting – With the estimates on the size of the industry, market researchers supporting a sales force can then estimate and forecast the future size of the industry.
- Advertising strategies – You can use this information for forecasting and estimating sales potential and target advertising campaigns.
- Competitive analysis – You will use the information to locate your possible competitors (if it is not already known), to estimate their size, growth and strengths and weaknesses and to see what market segments in which they participate.
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Summary of Product Lines Sales by Industry
TVs, video recorders, video cameras, DVDs, etc
Video recorders, cameras & electronic game/DVD comb devices
Video tapes, laser discs, and DVDs
Audio equip, musical instruments, radios, stereos, CDs, etc
Audio equipment, components, parts & accessories
Records, tapes, audio tape books, & compact discs
Sheet music & related items
Computer hardware, software, & supplies
Kitchenware & home furnishings
Jewelry, including watches, watch attach, etc
Toys, hobby goods, & games
Magazines & newspapers
Definitions, Methodology and Terms
The Product Lines reports provide estimates of the sales of product lines in the largest retail industries.
These estimates are produced by a proprietary economic model that is based on a number of sources and factors:
-The size and characteristics of the largest U.S. industries (based on the U.S. Bureau of the Census statistics, inflation rates and industry trends).
-The sales of product lines by industry. Main category and sub category product lines weights are a proportion of the U.S. total product lines sales.
-U.S. States statistics are based on industry breakdown and product lines weights are applied by size of firm.
NAICS codes (North American Classification System codes) are used in each industry definition in order to aid report users in clarifying and standardizing the definitions of each industry.
Product lines codes are available through the U.S. Bureau of the Census.