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Distributor Industry Sales 6.1%



More than half of distributors (57%) reported a year-over-year increase (Q2 2014 vs. Q2 2013) in sales. The average growth was at 6.1%. Larger-revenue distributors reported somewhat more positive results than smaller ones.
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Chart: 2014 Q2 sales vs. 2013 Q2 sales
Quarterly (2014)

2nd Q 2014 Industry Sales Report 6.1%


We surveyed ASI Distributor members on how their 2nd quarter 2014 sales compared to their 2nd quarter 2013 sales, and here's what we found out. Research by ASI. MORE

1st Q 2014 Industry Sales Report 6.4%


We surveyed ASI Distributor members on how their 1st quarter 2014 sales compared to their 1st quarter 2013 sales, and here's what we found out. Research by ASI. MORE

Quarterly (2013)

4th Q 2013 Industry Sales Report 5.7%


We surveyed ASI Distributor members on how their 4th quarter 2013 sales compared to their 4th quarter 2012 sales, and here's what we found out. Research by ASI. MORE

3rd Q 2013 Industry Sales Report 4.6%


We surveyed ASI Distributor members on how their 3rd quarter 2013 sales compared to their 3rd quarter 2012 sales, and here's what we found out. Research by ASI. MORE

2nd Q 2013 Industry Sales Report 5.1%


We surveyed ASI Distributor members on how their 2nd quarter 2013 sales compared to their 2nd quarter 2012 sales, and here's what we found out. Research by ASI. MORE

1st Q 2013 Industry Sales Report 5.7%


We surveyed ASI Distributor members on how their 1st quarter 2013 sales compared to their 1st quarter 2012 sales, and here's what we found out. Research by ASI. MORE

Quarterly (2012)

4th Q 2012 Industry Sales Report 5.1%


We surveyed ASI Distributor members on how their 4th quarter 2012 sales compared to their 4th quarter 2011 sales, and here's what we found out. Research by ASI. MORE

3rd Q 2012 Industry Sales Report 4.6%


We surveyed ASI Distributor members on how their 3rd quarter 2012 sales compared to their 3rd quarter 2011 sales, and here's what we found out. Research by ASI. MORE

2nd Q 2012 Industry Sales Report 4.8%


We surveyed ASI Distributor members on how their 2nd quarter 2012 sales compared to their 2nd quarter 2011 sales, and here's what we found out. Research by ASI. MORE

1st Q 2012 Industry Sales Report 6.7%


We surveyed ASI Distributor members on how their 1st quarter 2012 sales compared to their 1st quarter 2011 sales, and here's what we found out. Research by ASI. MORE
Quarterly (2011)

4th Q 2011 Industry Sales Report 6.5%


We surveyed ASI Distributor members on how their 4th quarter 2011 sales compared to their 4th quarter 2010 sales, and here's what we found out. Research by ASI. MORE

3rd Q 2011 Industry Sales Report 5.1%


We surveyed ASI Distributor members on how their 3rd quarter 2011 sales compared to their 3rd quarter 2010 sales, and here's what we found out. Research by ASI. MORE

2nd Q 2011 Industry Sales Report 5.9%


We surveyed ASI Distributor members on how their 2nd quarter 2011 sales compared to their 2nd quarter 2010 sales, and here's what we found out. Research by ASI. MORE

1st Q 2011 Industry Sales Report 7.6%


We surveyed ASI Distributor members on how their 1st quarter 2011 sales compared to their 1st quarter 2010 sales, and here's what we found out. Research by ASI. MORE
Quarterly (2010)

4th Q 2010 Industry Sales Report 9.3%


We surveyed ASI Distributor members on how their 4th quarter 2010 sales compared to their 4th quarter 2009 sales, and here's what we found out. Research by ASI. MORE


3rd Q 2010 Industry Sales Report 8.4%


We surveyed ASI Distributor members on how their 3rd quarter 2010 sales compared to their 3rd quarter 2009 sales, and here's what we found out. Research by ASI. MORE


2nd Q 2010 Industry Sales Report 8.1%


We surveyed ASI Distributor members on how their 2nd quarter 2010 sales compared to their 2nd quarter 2009 sales, and here's what we found out. Research by ASI. MORE


1st Q 2010 Industry Sales Report 11.1%


We surveyed ASI Distributor members on how their 1st quarter 2010 sales compared to their 1st quarter 2009 sales, and here's what we found out. Research by ASI. MORE
Quarterly (2009)

4th Q 2009 Industry Sales Report 9.7%


We surveyed ASI Distributor members on how their 4th quarter 2009 sales compared to their 4th quarter 2008 sales, and here's what we found out. Research by ASI. MORE

3rd Q 2009 Industry Sales Report 10.9%


We surveyed ASI Distributor members on how their 3rd quarter 2009 sales compared to their 3rd quarter 2008 sales, and here's what we found out. Research by ASI. MORE

2nd Q 2009 Industry Sales Report 14%


We surveyed ASI Distributor members on how their 2nd quarter 2009 sales compared to their 2nd quarter 2008 sales, and here's what we found out. Research by ASI. MORE

1st Q 2009 Industry Sales Report 17.6%


We surveyed ASI Distributor members on how their 1st quarter 2009 sales compared to their 1st quarter 2008 sales, and here's what we found out. Research by ASI. MORE
Quarterly (2008)

4th Q 2008 Industry Sales Report 3.6%


We surveyed ASI Distributor members on how their 4th quarter 2008 sales compared to their 4th quarter 2007 sales, and here's what we found out. Research by ASI. MORE

3rd Q 2008 Industry Sales Report 1.56%


We surveyed ASI Distributor members on how their 3rd quarter 2008 sales compared to their 3rd quarter 2007 sales, and here's what we found out. Research by ASI. MORE

2nd Q 2008 Industry Sales Report 3.7%


We surveyed ASI Distributor members on how their 2nd quarter 2008 sales compared to their 2nd quarter 2007 sales, and here's what we found out. Research by ASI. MORE

1st Q 2008 Industry Sales Report 3.4%


We surveyed ASI Distributor members on how their 1st quarter 2008 sales compared to their 1st quarter 2007 sales, and here's what we found out. Research by ASI. MORE
Annual


2013 Industry Sales Report 5.3%


Total industry sales for 2013 were $20.5 billion, up 5.3% from 2012. Eighty-six percent of larger distributors (over $5 million in revenue) reported an increase in sales, while more than two-thirds (68%) of all distributors reported an increase. MORE

2012 Industry Sales Report 5.2%


Total industry sales for 2012 were $19.4 billion, up 5.2% from 2011. Seventy-three percent of larger distributors (over $1 million in revenue) reported an increase in sales, while two-thirds (66%) of all distributors reported an increase. MORE

2011 Industry Sales Report 6.2%


Total industry sales for 2011 were $18.5 billion, up 6.2% from 2010. Eighty-five percent of larger distributors (over $1 million in revenue) reported an increase in sales, while over two-thirds (70%) of all distributors reported an increase. MORE

2010 Industry Sales Report 9.1%


Total industry sales for 2010 were $17.4 billion, up 9.1% from 2009. Eighty percent of larger distributors (over $1 million in revenue) reported an increase, while nearly two-thirds (64%) of all distributors reported an increase. MORE (PDF)

2009 Industry Sales Report 19.5%


Industry sales of advertising specialties in 2009 were $15.9 billion. This is a decrease of 19.5% from 2008 industry sales of $19.8 billion. Industry sales have fallen just below 2003's level of $16.2 billion. MORE (PDF)

2008 Industry Sales Report 3.6%


Sales decresed by 3.6% for the fourth quarter of 2008. Sales decreased by $207 million vs. the fourth quarter of 2007, based upon the industry forecast of $19.6 billion in sales last year, and the SOI report showing that of 29.3% of sales occur in the fourth quarter. MORE (PDF)

2007 Industry Sales Report 5.4%


In a year when political spending was unusually high for an odd-numbered year and when marketing dollars increasingly flowed away from traditional advertising and toward nontraditional media, ad specialty distributors capitalized on the climate. From Counselor's May 2008 issue. MORE

2006 Industry Sales Report 4.5%


The industry averaged 4.5% growth between 2005 and 2006 - and its members overall are giving the industry a fairly high rating in terms of health - but there are some companies in the industry that are off the charts in terms of growth. From Counselor's 2007 State of the Industry. MORE

2005 Industry Sales Report 5.3%


While overall industry sales have been creeping upward since a severe dip in 2002, revenues increased more than 5% to a historical high of $17.8 billion. From Counselor's 2006 State of the Industry. MORE (PDF)

2004 Industry Sales Report 5.0%


With $16.9 billion in total industry sales, 2004 was a record-breaking year. From Counselor's 2005 State of the Industry.
MORE (PDF)

2003 Industry Sales Report 3.2%


Industry sales rose 3.2% in 2003 to $16.1 billion, just under the previous record high of $16.5 billion in 2001. From Counselor's 2004 State of the Industry. MORE (PDF)

2002 Industry Sales Report 5.5%


There's no mistaking the fact that 2002 was one of the toughest years in recent memory. From Counselor's 2003 State of the Industry. MORE (PDF)

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Total industry sales for 2013 were $20.5 billion, up 5.3% from 2012.
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