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General line grocery merchant wholesalers (NAICS 42441)
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The top 50 companies accounted for 86% of sales in this industry in 2007.


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KEY INDUSTRY STATISTICS

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SALES ($ MILLIONS)



1997 2002 2007 02-07 % Chg
Number of establishments 0 3,204 2,547 -20.5%
Sales ($ Millions) 0 115,343 123,707 7.3%
Annual payroll ($ Millions) 0 5,456 6,185 13.4%
Total employment 0 133,592 128,987 -3.4%
Sales per establishment ($1,000) N/A 36,000 48,570 34.9%
Sales per employee ($1,000) N/A 863 959 11.1%
Sales per $ of payroll N/A 21.1 20.0 -5.4%
Payroll per employee ($) N/A 40,840 47,950 17.4%
Employees per establishment N/A 41.7 50.6 21.5%
Sales per capita ($) 0 401 411 2.4%
Population per establishment N/A 89,802 118,292 31.7%
Source: 1997, 2002, and 2007 Economic Census
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All figures are in current dollars for the period shown, and do not reflect changes in prices.
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THE ECONOMIC CENSUS IS THE OFFICIAL 5-YEAR MEASURE OF AMERICAN BUSINESS
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SALES PER EMPLOYEE
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