ALEXANDRIA, Va. - The NACS State of the Industry of 2011 Data Fact Book is now available. The 25th edition of the Fact Book provides a detailed statistical account of industry data over the past several years €" or in some cases, decades €" as well as a historical recap of the industry and key definitions and events that have shaped it.
"With more than 470 spreadsheets of industry history, the Fact Book is an indispensable tool for any industry analyst," said NACS Director of Research and Statistics Bob Swanson.
Over the past 25 years, the convenience and fuel retailing industry has experienced remarkable growth, with sales increasing from $77 billion in 1986 to $681 billion in 2011. The Fact Book tracks many key metrics over the past quarter century of its existence, as well as some metrics that go back as far as the 1950s.
The Fact Book consists of two Word files and 44 Excel files that provide granular details about merchandise, foodservice, motor fuels, store operations, top quartile and same-store components of the convenience and fuel retailing industry. Statistical breakouts include:
- Industry sales and profits
- Per-store sales, profits and expenses
- Motor fuel operations
- Category data
- Store-level survey data
- Top-performer information
The Fact Book is available as a self-extracting executable file (.exe format) and is a companion piece to the NACS State of the Industry Report of 2011 Data, which was published in June. Those who previously ordered this year€™s NACS State of the Industry Report have already received information on how to obtain their complementary Fact Book.
The NACS State of the Industry of 2011 Data Fact Book is available for purchase as either a standalone product or as part of the NACS State of the Industry Report/Fact Book package. Orders can be placed online (SKU 40022060: $99 regular price and $299 for non-members) at nacsonline.com/products or by contacting the NACS order department at (703) 518-4291 or SOIorders@nacsonline.com.