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Wine & Spirits Wholesaling in the US - Industry Market Research Report


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Wine & Spirits Wholesaling in the US

The Wine and Spirits Wholesaling industry is expected to continue its steady rebound following the recessionary slowdown that caused consumer sentiment and per capita expenditure on alcohol to stall. Renewed demand from downstream alcohol retailers and declining average excise taxes have boosted industry revenue. In the next five years, there will be a looming concern among industry operators that the three-tier distribution system may be subject to further deregulation. Additionally, external competition will threaten the industry's status. Nonetheless, the industry is forecast to increase steadily.

This industry distributes wine, distilled alcoholic beverages and various neutral spirits. Alcohol products are purchased from alcoholic beverage manufacturers and sold at wholesale volumes to licensed alcoholic beverage retailers.

This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.


  • About this Industry
  • Industry at a Glance
    • Table Key Statistics Snapshot
    • Table Revenue vs. employment growth
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2016)
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table Demand from beer, wine and liquor stores
    • Table Industry revenue
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table KEY BUYING INDUSTRIES
    • Table KEY SELLING INDUSTRIES
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2016)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2016)
    • Table Business Locations 2016
    • Table Distribution of establishments vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Establishments by employment size
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
  • Major Companies
    • Table Major players
    • Table Southern Wines & Spirits (wine and spirits wholesaling segment) - financial performance*
    • Table Republic National Distributing Company (wine and spirits wholesaling segment) –financial performance*
    • Table The Charmer-Sunbelt Group (wine and spirits wholesaling segment) - financial performance*
  • Operating Conditions
    • Table Capital intensity
    • Table Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
    • Table Volatility vs Growth
  • Key Statistics
    • Table Industry Data
    • Table Annual Change
    • Table Key Ratios
    • Table Industry Financial Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary

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