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Farm Supplies Wholesaling in Canada: Market Research Report

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Farm Supplies Wholesaling in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 41839CA | Aug 2014

Scarecrow: Commodity markets will continue to stifle steady industry revenue growth

IBISWorld’s Farm Supplies Wholesaling market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$19bn
Annual Growth 09-14
0.4%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
14,490
Businesses
466
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Farm Supplies Wholesaling industry has struggled amidst volatility in agriculture input prices over the past five years. While demand from industries involved in crop and animal production has risen steadily, fluctuations in the price of fertilizer and commercial feed were enough to stifle overall revenue growth during the period. Over the next five years, the industry is expected to continue to face volatility due to shifts in the price of inputs. Demand from key downstream industries involved in crop and animal production will strengthen as the overall economy improves and individuals spend more on food items. Nevertheless, commodity markets will continue to stifle steady revenue growth... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Farm Supplies Wholesaling industry is made up of 466 business operators throughout Canada. Nearly half of all enterprises (44.8%) are nonemployer firms, which are single entities run by an owner-operator. This high degree of fragmentation makes the industry highly competitive and locally oriented. Extremely few players are large enough to have the organizational scope to distribute their products in multiple regions of the country. As a result, the concentration of enterprise ownership is very low, with the top four players accounting for less than 10.0% of industry revenue. The vast majority of the industry's 258 employer firms employ fewer than 20 employees... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Farm Supplies Wholesaling Industry?

This industry distributes a range of goods to crop and livestock farmers, including grain and other farm supplies. A wholesaler may have an exclusive distributorship to sell a particular brand within a specified territory, but generally they sell products in competition with other wholesalers.

Industry Products
FertilizersPesticides and herbicidesCommercial seedsCommercial feedsAnimal products and services
 
Industry Activities
Animal feed distributionFertilizer, herbicide and pesticide distributionPlant seed and plant bulb distribution


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