Outdoor Barbecues - US - April 2010
The outdoor barbeque market saw shipment values fall for the second consecutive year in 2009. Nevertheless, an increase in at-home cooking and on-going interest in outdoor living have all buffered the market from posting even steeper losses. Grilling enthusiasts; younger, multi-ethnic buyers; families and dads all stand out as consumer groups likely to drive growth in the years ahead.
This report analyzes shipment data and trends from 2004-09, for both the market as a whole and for major segments (gas, charcoal and electric grills). It explores the impact of drivers such as the recession and accompanying changes in consumer behavior, shifts in the housing market and broader outdoor living trends.
In addition, it examines:
- Profiles, advertising and branding strategies of major grill makers
- Significant recent product introductions and areas of innovation
- How major retailers including home centers and mass merchandisers have been promoting grilling and outdoor living
- Analysis of both market trends and exclusive consumer research, with insight into areas of future growth
- Exclusive consumer research into the ownership and usage of outdoor grills is analyzed by key demographic groups (gender, age, household income, household size and ethnicity)
- Insights into future trends and marketing strategies likely to be most effective with key consumer groups
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