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EDGAR, the Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval system, is the primary system for companies and others submitting documents under the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Trust Indenture Act of 1939, and the Investment Company Act of 1940.
Containing millions of company and individual filings, EDGAR benefits investors, corporations, and the U.S. economy overall by increasing the efficiency, transparency, and fairness of the securities markets. The system processes about 3,000 filings per day, serves up 3,000 terabytes of data to the public annually, and accommodates 40,000 new filers per year on average.
Your guide to the entire food business, from production, to distribution, to retailing, covers everything you need to know about the food and beverage industry, including: Analysis of major trends and markets; historical statistics and tables; major food producers; retailers of all types, from convenience store operators to giant supermarket chains; emerging technologies; giant distributors; beverage companies; wine, liquor and beer producers; candy and gum; and more. We discuss trends in food commodities demand, agricultural biotechnology, imports and exports, as well as growing demand in emerging markets. This book includes statistical tables, industry contacts and indexes. The corporate section includes our proprietary, in-depth profiles of 500 leading companies, public and private, in all facets of the industry. You'll find a complete overview, industry analysis and market research report in one package.
By many measures, restaurants and hospitality make up one of the largest and fastest growing industry sectors in the world. Globally, hospitality can be considered to be a broad and multifaceted sector, ranging from fast food restaurants to fine dining and catering on one side, and hotels, inns resorts and cruise lines on the other. Our exciting new Plunkett's Restaurant, Hotel & Hospitality Industry Almanac offers a comprehensive market research and reference package covering the entire field. Profiles of leading companies in fast food, family restaurants, fine dining, catering, hotels, inns, resorts, cruises, food service, food distributors, information systems and much more are covered in exacting details. The corporate section includes our proprietary, in-depth profiles of 400 leading companies, public and private, in all facets of the industry. You'll find a complete overview, industry analysis and market research report in one superb, value-priced package.
With a thorough and in-depth analysis of the $700 billion restaurant and foodservice industry, Restaurant, Food & Beverage Market Research provides consumer spending data, market forecasts, and trends assessments. The trends assessments include discussions of consumer behavioral trends, dining trends, daypart analysis (including snacks and late-night), mealpart analysis, and more. Comprehensive demographic data for all dayparts at full-service and quick-service restaurants, as well as an analysis of restaurant spending in each state and dining statistics for metropolitan areas, are provided.
The restaurant industry lost $120 billion through the first three months of the pandemic and is forecast to sustain $240 billion in losses by the end of 2020. Restaurants: Impact of the Pandemic quantifies the impact on the sector from both the consumer and business perspective. Assessment is made for restaurant brands, full-service and limited service sectors, and college campus foodservice. Month-by-month revenue data provides a baseline for research studies and strategic planning. Survey findings provide insight into anticipated post-pandemic changes in consumer dining behaviors and shifts in spending. The ebook assesses the growth in carryout and delivery, increases in alcoholic beverage service, ghost kitchens, innovations in drive-thru service, new emphasis in restaurant design, and more.
Business Statistics of the United States is a comprehensive and practical collection of data from as early as 1913 that reflects the nation's economic performance. It provides over 80 years of annual, quarterly, and monthly data in industrial and demographic detail including key indicators such as: gross domestic product, personal income, spending, saving, employment, unemployment, the capital stock, and more. Business Statistics of the United States is the best place to find historical perspectives on the U.S. economy. Of equal importance to the data are the introductory highlights, extensive notes, and figures for each chapter that help users to understand the data, use them appropriately, and, if desired, seek additional information from the source agencies. Business Statistics of the United States provides a rich and deep picture of the American economy and contains approximately 3,500 time series in all. The data are predominately from federal government sources including: -Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System -Bureau of Economic Analysis -Bureau of Labor Statistics -Census Bureau -Employment and Training Administration -Energy Information Administration -Federal Housing Finance Agency -U.S. Department of the Treasury
The 13th edition of Who's Buying at Restaurants and Carry-Outs is based on unpublished data collected by the Bureau of Labor Statistics'2014 Consumer Expenditure Survey—you can't get these data online. It examines how much Americans spend on eating out by the demographics that count: age, income, high-income households, household type, race and Hispanic origin, region of residence, and education. To round out the spending picture, it also presents who-are-the-best-customers analyses of the data, showing the demographics of the best and biggest customers at a glance. The report looks at spending on breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks consumed at fast-food and full-service restaurants, employer and school cafeterias, and vending machines and mobile vendors. Restaurant spending trends between 2006 and 2014 are also examined in this report. Who's Buying at Restaurants and Carry-Outs is a one-of-a-kind resource for those who need to understand the dynamics of the restaurant and carry-out market.
The 13th edition of Who's Buying Groceries is based on unpublished data collected by the Bureau of Labor Statistics'2014 Consumer Expenditure Survey—you can't get these data online. It examines how much Americans spend on food at grocery and convenience stores by the demographics that count: age, income, high-income households, household type, race and Hispanic origin, region of residence, and education. To round out the spending picture, it also presents who-are-the-best-customers analyses of the data, showing the demographics of the best and biggest customers at a glance. The 80-plus items examined in this report range from bacon to coffee, cereal, and the supermarket deli. The individual products fall within the categories of cereals and bakery products; meats, poultry, fish, and eggs; dairy products; fruits and vegetables; sugar and other sweets; fats and oils; and a miscellaneous category that includes fresh prepared food, snacks, condiments and seasonings, and nonalcoholic beverages. Also in this edition is a unique analysis of spending since the Great Recession. Who's Buying Groceries is a one-of-a-kind resource for those who need to understand the dynamics of the grocery market.
The tenth edition of Who's Buying: Executive Summary of Household Spending is based on data collected by the Bureau of Labor Statistics'2013 Consumer Expenditure Survey. This reference presents a broad overview of household spending in the year 2013 and is designed to give researchers insights into consumer spending trends and patterns and how the patterns differ by demographic characteristics.
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Small Business Edition is built primarily for small business owners who need key data for their business plan or to better understand their potential market. It presents data for a single type of business and geography at a time.
The Census Business Builder (CBB) is a suite of services that provide selected demographic and economic data from the Census Bureau tailored to specific types of users in a simple to access and use format.
Census Bureau Economic Statistical Programs including The Economic Census & Economic Indicators, provide statistics about U.S. businesses and governments. Each description includes links to data products, related programs and additional information. "Programs" are major data collection, business list and research data operations, including some funded by other agencies or sponsors.
SUSB covers most of the country's economic activity. The series excludes data on nonemployer businesses, private households, railroads, agricultural production, and most government entities.
Tabulations providing data by employment size of enterprise have been assembled as far back as 1989. These data were developed in cooperation with, and partially funded by, the Office of Advocacy of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) of the U.S. Department of Labor is the principal federal agency responsible for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy. Its mission is to collect, analyze, and disseminate essential economic information to support public and private decision making. As an independent statistical agency, BLS serves its diverse user communities by providing products and services that are accurate, objective, relevant, timely, and accessible.
The Consumer Expenditure Survey (CE) program consists of two surveys, the Quarterly Interview Survey and the Diary Survey, that provide information on the buying habits of America's consumers, including data on their expenditures, income, and consumer unit (families and single consumers) characteristics. The survey data are collected for the Bureau of Labor Statistics by the U.S. Census Bureau.
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) was created in 1953 as an independent agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation. We recognize that small business is critical to our economic recovery and strength, to building America's future, and to helping the United States compete in today's global marketplace. Although SBA has grown and evolved in the years since it was established in 1953, the bottom line mission remains the same. The SBA helps Americans start, build and grow businesses. Through an extensive network of field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations, SBA delivers its services to people throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, the U. S. Virgin Islands and Guam.
The SBDC National Information Clearinghouse serving the Small Business Development Center Network and America's small business community.Market research reports cover industry trends, market statistics, customer demographics, recent business articles, and links to industry trade associations.
The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is the standard used by Federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing, and publishing statistical data related to the U.S. business economy.
Foodservice outlets are facilities that serve meals and snacks for immediate consumption on site (food away from home).
Commercial foodservice establishments accounted for the bulk of food-away-from-home expenditures in 2010. This category includes full-service restaurants, fast food outlets, caterers, some cafeterias, and other places that prepare, serve, and sell food to the general public for a profit. ERS research examines:
- the size of the growing foodservice market
- the major market segments such as fast food and full-service outlets
- recent issues in the foodservice industry such as diet quality and nutrition labeling
The analysis of U.S. food production and consumption, a comprehensive measure of the total value of all food expenditures by final purchasers. Measures total sales through different food outlets, such as supermarkets, full-service and limited-service restaurants, mass merchandisers, and hotels .Food-away-from-home spending is for food purchased at eating and drinking places, but also outlets such as hotels and motels, recreational places, vending machines, and schools and colleges.
QFAFHP contains quarterly average prices (not including taxes) at the national, census regional, and census divisional levels for different products across establishment types—for example, meals at full-service restaurants, beverages at limited-service restaurants, fast-food, beer and wine away from home. The data help analyze variations in demand by establishment type, specific foods, and region.
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