The American Indian Art Industry: Retail Summary
The survey results of the American Indian Art Retail Sector provide a good picture of the
American Indian Art Retail industry as a whole, at a 95% confidence level with a margin
of error of +/- 20%.
This summary consists of responses from 49 IACA retail members
An Industry of Very Small Businesses
The retail sector of the American Indian Art industry is made up of many very small
businesses, with 22% of the sample reporting a 2011 sales volume of less than $50,000.
49% of retail respondents reported 2011 sales volume of over $100,000 and 6% reported
sales volume in excess of $1 million.
Over $1 million
65% of the retail sector has a storefront, with the balance depending primarily on a
11% of American Indian Art retailers have two or more store locations.
The typical American Indian Art retail business employs less than four people, many of
whom are family members.
Number of Employees
Less Than 4