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Financial Benchmarking Report - Distributors July 2010

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Benchmarking is a valuable management tool to see how your business compares to the rest of the industry. Benchmarking results from July 2010 shows you YTD sales compared to 2009 and other key business metrics including sales per employee, retailers' most important business problem, quick ratio/cash on hand, gross margin, operational overhead, shipping costs and more. The data was tabulated and tracked from a total of 222 specialty equipment industry retailers.

There are a total of three Financial Benchmarking reports published each month, representing manufacturers, retailers and distributors, respectively.

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Financial Benchmarking Report - Retailers July 2010

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Benchmarking is a valuable management tool to see how your business compares to the rest of the industry. Benchmarking results from July 2010 shows you YTD sales compared to 2009 and other key business metrics including sales per employee, retailers' most important business problem, quick ratio/cash on hand, gross margin, operational overhead, shipping costs and more. The data was tabulated and tracked from a total of 496 specialty equipment industry retailers.

There are a total of three Financial Benchmarking reports published each month, representing manufacturers, retailers and distributors, respectively.

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Financial Benchmarking Report - Manufacturers June 2010

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Benchmarking is a valuable management tool to see how your business compares to the rest of the industry. Benchmarking results from June 2010 shows you YTD sales compared to 2009 and other key business metrics including sales per employee, retailers' most important business problem, quick ratio/cash on hand, gross margin, operational overhead, shipping costs and more. The data was tabulated and tracked from a total of 314 specialty equipment industry retailers.

There are a total of three Financial Benchmarking reports published each month, representing manufacturers, retailers and distributors, respectively.

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Financial Benchmarking Report - Distributors June 2010

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Benchmarking is a valuable management tool to see how your business compares to the rest of the industry. Benchmarking results from June 2010 shows you YTD sales compared to 2009 and other key business metrics including sales per employee, retailers' most important business problem, quick ratio/cash on hand, gross margin, operational overhead, shipping costs and more. The data was tabulated and tracked from a total of 223 specialty equipment industry retailers.

There are a total of three Financial Benchmarking reports published each month, representing manufacturers, retailers and distributors, respectively.

SEMA Members may get this content for free!

Regular Price:

$99.99

Financial Benchmarking Report - Retailers June 2010

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Benchmarking is a valuable management tool to see how your business compares to the rest of the industry. Benchmarking results from June 2010 shows you YTD sales compared to 2009 and other key business metrics including sales per employee, retailers' most important business problem, quick ratio/cash on hand, gross margin, operational overhead, shipping costs and more. The data was tabulated and tracked from a total of 499 specialty equipment industry retailers.

There are a total of three Financial Benchmarking reports published each month, representing manufacturers, retailers and distributors, respectively.

SEMA Members may get this content for free!

Regular Price:

$99.99

Financial Benchmarking Report - Manufacturers May 2010

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Benchmarking is a valuable management tool to see how your business compares to the rest of the industry. Benchmarking results from April, 2010 shows you YTD sales increase over 2009 and other key business metrics including sales per employee, retailers' most important business problem, quick ratio/cash on hand, gross margin, operational overhead, shipping costs and more. The data was tabulated and tracked from a total of 474 specialty equipment industry retailers.

There are a total of three Financial Benchmarking reports published each month, representing manufacturers, retailers and distributors, respectively.

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$99.99

Financial Benchmarking Report - Distributors May 2010

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Benchmarking is a valuable management tool to see how your business compares to the rest of the industry. Benchmarking results from May 2010 shows you YTD sales increase over 2009 and other key business metrics including sales per employee, retailers' most important business problem, quick ratio/cash on hand, gross margin, operational overhead, shipping costs and more. The data was tabulated and tracked from a total of 234 specialty equipment industry retailers.

There are a total of three Financial Benchmarking reports published each month, representing manufacturers, retailers and distributors, respectively.

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$99.99

Consumer Demand Index for Performance Products and Accessories (CDI) - Oct 2010

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The SEMA Consumer Demand Index for Performance Products and Accessories (formerly PADI) measures purchase intentions of consumers (both enthusiast and mainstream) over the following 90 days.  As enthusiasts represent approximately 10-15% of U.S. drivers, the Index is likely to be an indicator of mainstream consumer demand for automotive specialty and performance products.

The Consumer Demand Index is a weighted composite index, set to an initial value of 100 based on demand levels benchmarked between January and March 2007.

The October 2010 report is based on 923 interviews conducted nationwide via Random Digital Dial (RDD) telephone survey.  The overall index experienced an increase from 30 in September to 57 this month. 

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Consumer Demand Index for Performance Products and Accessories (CDI) - Sept 2010

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Consumer Demand Index for Performance Products and Accessories (CDI) - Sep 2010
The SEMA Consumer Demand Index for Performance Products and Accessories (formerly PADI) measures purchase intentions of consumers (both enthusiast and mainstream) over the following 90 days.  As enthusiasts represent approximately 10-15% of U.S. drivers, the Index is likely to be an indicator of mainstream consumer demand for automotive specialty and performance products.

The Consumer Demand Index is a weighted composite index, set to an initial value of 100 based on demand levels benchmarked between January and March 2007.

The September 2010 report is based on 914 interviews conducted nationwide via Random Digital Dial (RDD) telephone survey.  The overall index experienced a twelve-point decrease, dropping to 30. 

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2010 Annual Market Report

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The SEMA Market Report provides a review of the automotive specialty equipment market, a somewhat difficult to define subset of the much broader automotive aftermarket industry.  Within the specialty sector, SEMA tracks nine primary niches, each of which is broken into three product categories. This report is intended to help SEMA member companies identify opportunities and trends and to make better business decisions by presenting the most complete and accurate data available.

Lang Marketing Resources, Inc. was selected by SEMA to conduct the research and analyze the findings for the 2010 SEMA Market Study. Lang conducted telephone interviews, internet surveys and mailed questionnaires to manufacturers, WDs, retailers and consumers to collect the data.

In addition to the data and analysis provided by Lang Marketing Resources, the report includes data from Hedges and Company, Technometrica, and SEMA's show and research departments.

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Consumer Demand Index for Performance Products and Accessories (CDI) - July 2010

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Consumer Demand Index for Performance Products and Accessories (CDI) - July 2010 - SEMA Research
The SEMA Consumer Demand Index for Performance Products and Accessories (formerly PADI) measures purchase intentions of consumers (both enthusiast and mainstream) over the following 90 days.  As enthusiasts represent approximately 10-15% of U.S. drivers, the Index is likely to be an indicator of mainstream consumer demand for automotive specialty and performance products.

The Consumer Demand Index is a weighted composite index, set to an initial value of 100 based on demand levels benchmarked between January and March 2007.

The July 2010 report is based on 852 interviews conducted nationwide via Random Digital Dial (RDD) telephone survey.  The overall index experienced an eight-point increase from June 2010, reaching a value of 42.

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Consumer Demand Index for Performance Products and Accessories (CDI) - June 2010

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Consumer Demand Index for Performance Products and Accessories (CDI) - June 2010
The SEMA Consumer Demand Index for Performance Products and Accessories (formerly PADI) measures purchase intentions of consumers (both enthusiast and mainstream) over the following 90 days.  As enthusiasts represent approximately 10-15% of U.S. drivers, the Index is likely to be an indicator of mainstream consumer demand for automotive specialty and performance products.

The Consumer Demand Index is a weighted composite index, set to an initial value of 100 based on demand levels benchmarked between January and March 2007.

The May 2010 report is based on 912 interviews conducted nationwide via Random Digital Dial (RDD) telephone survey.  The overall index experienced an six-point decrease from May 2010, dropping from 40 to 34.

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Financial Benchmarking Report - Distributors April 2010

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Benchmarking is a valuable management tool to see how your business compares to the rest of the industry. Benchmarking results from April, 2010 shows you YTD sales increase over 2009 and other key business metrics including sales per employee, distributors' most important business problem, quick ratio/cash on hand, gross margin, inventory turns, shipping costs and more. The data was tabulated and tracked from a total of 283 specialty equipment industry distributors.

There are a total of three Financial Benchmarking reports published each month, representing manufacturers, retailers and distributors, respectively.

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Financial Benchmarking Report - Manufacturers April 2010

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Financial Benchmarking Report - Manufacturers April 2010 Cover

Benchmarking is a valuable management tool to see how your business compares to the rest of the industry. Benchmarking results from April, 2010 shows you YTD sales increase over 2009 and other key business metrics including sales per employee, manufacturers' most important business problem, quick ratio/cash on hand, gross margin, marketing & advertising expenses, shipping costs, amount of materials and products sourced from overseas and more. The data was tabulated and tracked from a total of 304 specialty equipment industry manufacturers.

There are a total of three Financial Benchmarking reports published each month, representing manufacturers, retailers and distributors, respectively.

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Financial Benchmarking Report - Retailers April 2010

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Financial Benchmarking Report - Retail April 2010 Cover

Benchmarking is a valuable management tool to see how your business compares to the rest of the industry. Benchmarking results from April, 2010 shows you YTD sales increase over 2009 and other key business metrics including sales per employee, retailers' most important business problem, quick ratio/cash on hand, gross margin, operational overhead, shipping costs and more. The data was tabulated and tracked from a total of 474 specialty equipment industry retailers.

There are a total of three Financial Benchmarking reports published each month, representing manufacturers, retailers and distributors, respectively.

SEMA Members may get this content for free!

Regular Price:

$99.99

Financial Benchmarking Report - Distributors March 2010

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Financial Benchmarking Report - Distributors March 2010 Cover

Benchmarking is a valuable management tool to see how your business compares to the rest of the industry. Benchmarking results from March, 2010 shows you YTD sales increase over 2009 and other key business metrics including sales per employee, distributors' most important business problem, quick ratio/cash on hand, gross margin, inventory turns, shipping costs and more. The data was tabulated and tracked from a total of 307 specialty equipment industry distributors.

There are a total of three Financial Benchmarking reports published each month, representing manufacturers, retailers and distributors, respectively.

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Financial Benchmarking Report - Manufacturers March 2010

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Financial Benchmarking Report - Manufacturers 2010 Cover

Benchmarking is a valuable management tool to see how your business compares to the rest of the industry. Benchmarking results from March, 2010 shows you YTD sales increase over 2009 and other key business metrics including sales per employee, manufacturers' most important business problem, quick ratio/cash on hand, gross margin, marketing & advertising expenses, shipping costs, amount of materials and products sourced from overseas and more. The data was tabulated and tracked from a total of 301 specialty equipment industry manufacturers.

There are a total of three Financial Benchmarking reports published each month, representing manufacturers, retailers and distributors, respectively.

SEMA Members may get this content for free!

Regular Price:

$99.99

Financial Benchmarking Report - Retailers March 2010

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Financial Benchmarking Report - Retailers March 2010 Cover

Benchmarking is a valuable management tool to see how your business compares to the rest of the industry. Benchmarking results from March, 2010 shows you YTD sales increase over 2009 and other key business metrics including sales per employee, retailers' most important business problem, quick ratio/cash on hand, gross margin, operational overhead, shipping costs and more. The data was tabulated and tracked from a total of 598 specialty equipment industry retailers.

There are a total of three Financial Benchmarking reports published each month, representing manufacturers, retailers and distributors, respectively.

SEMA Members may get this content for free!

Regular Price:

$99.99

Consumer Demand Index for Performance Products and Accessories (CDI) - May 2010

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Consumer Demand Index for Performance Products and Accessories (CDI) - May 2010
The SEMA Consumer Demand Index for Performance Products and Accessories (formerly PADI) measures purchase intentions of consumers (both enthusiast and mainstream) over the following 90 days.  As enthusiasts represent approximately 10-15% of U.S. drivers, the Index is likely to be an indicator of mainstream consumer demand for automotive specialty and performance products.

The Consumer Demand Index is a weighted composite index, set to an initial value of 100 based on demand levels benchmarked between January and March 2007.

The May 2010 report is based on 910 interviews conducted nationwide via Random Digital Dial (RDD) telephone survey.  The overall index experienced an eight-point decrease from April 2010, dropping from 48 to 40.

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$49.95

Financial Benchmarking Report - Distributors January 2010

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Data in this report is based on responses from the SEMA Industry Benchmarking Program questionnaire for January 2010 2009. The data is presented as a rolling average and includes responses from December 2009, November 2009 and October 2009 questionnaires. The data was tabulated and tracked from a total of 274 questionnaires, with a margin of error +/- 5.6%.

There are a total of three Financial Benchmarking reports published each month, representing manufacturers, retailers and distributors, respectively.

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Financial Benchmarking Report - Retailers January 2010

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Data in this report is based on responses from the SEMA Industry Benchmarking Program questionnaire for October 2009. The data is presented as a rolling average and includes responses from November 2009, October 2009 and September 2009 questionnaires. The data was tabulated and tracked from a total of 525 questionnaires, with a margin of error +/- 4.3%.

There are a total of three Financial Benchmarking reports published each month, representing manufacturers, retailers and distributors, respectively.

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Financial Benchmarking Report - Manufacturers January 2010

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Data in this report is based on responses from the SEMA Industry Benchmarking Program questionnaire for October 2009. The data is presented as a rolling average and includes responses from November 2009, October 2009 and September 2009 questionnaires. The data was tabulated and tracked from a total of 388 questionnaires, with a margin of error +/- 4.9%.

There are a total of three Financial Benchmarking reports published each month, representing manufacturers, retailers and distributors, respectively.

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Financial Benchmarking Report - Distributors February 2010

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Data is presented as a rolling average and includes responses from September 2009 and August 2009 questionnaires. The data was tabulated and tracked from a total of 283 questionnaires, with a margin of error +/- 5.5%.

There are a total of three Financial Benchmarking reports published each month, representing manufacturers, retailers and distributors, respectively.

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Financial Benchmarking Report - Retailers February 2010

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Data in this report is based on responses from the SEMA Industry Benchmarking Program questionnaire for October 2009. The data is presented as a rolling average and includes responses from November 2009, October 2009 and September 2009 questionnaires. The data was tabulated and tracked from a total of 610 questionnaires, with a margin of error +/- 3.9%.

There are a total of three Financial Benchmarking reports published each month, representing manufacturers, retailers and distributors, respectively.

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Financial Benchmarking Report - Manufacturers February 2010

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Financial Benchmarking Report - Manufacturers February 2010 Cover

Data in this report is based on responses from the SEMA Industry Benchmarking Program questionnaire for October 2009. The data is presented as a rolling average and includes responses from November 2009, October 2009 and September 2009 questionnaires. The data was tabulated and tracked from a total of 291 questionnaires, with a margin of error +/- 5.5%.

There are a total of three Financial Benchmarking reports published each month, representing manufacturers, retailers and distributors, respectively.

SEMA Members may get this content for free!

Regular Price:

$99.99