Hardware Stores in Canada: Market Research Report

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Hardware Stores in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 44413CA | Jun 2014

Well built: The industry will become less volatile as construction markets recover

The Hardware Stores market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

This industry primarily retails a broad range of new-home renovation equipment and supplies. Following a sharp revenue dip in 2009, the industry has been struggling to recover, despite rising consumer incomes and a property bubble from 2010 until 2013. Industry revenue has stumbled due to consumers moving away from hardware stores toward larger big-box retailers and home improvement stores. Nevertheless, the industry will experience 2.0% annualized growth during the five years to 2019, reaching $4.0 billion as a result of a growing construction industry and rising consumer incomes... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

In most cases, the industry has no formal or formidable barriers to entry. It is relatively inexpensive to buy or rent space to build or furnish a storefront. However, there a number of factors specific to the industry that may affect a new operator's ability to succeed.

Potential industry operators studying whether to enter this industry will also need to consider the high level of competition from home improvement stores, as well as the growing competition from online retailers. Competition arises from the high-profile, more cost-efficient chain stores already established in the industry. Strong market dominance from big-box stores such as Rona Inc. and Home Depot that offer highly visible hardware brands makes it difficult for new entrants to attract consumers... purchase to read more


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What is the Hardware Stores Industry?

This industry primarily retails a broad range of new-home renovation equipment and supplies. Hardware, plumbing, electrical and paint-related tools are the most commonly stocked goods. Consumers purchase about 90.0% of the goods supplied by this industry for private use, while contractors purchase a small share of goods.

Industry Products
Hardware, tools, plumbing and electrical suppliesLawn, garden and farm suppliesPaint and sundriesLumber and other building materials
Industry Activities
Retailing hardwareRetailing tools and equipmentRetailing plumbing fixtures and fittingsRetailing electrical suppliesRetailing paint and suppliesRetailing garden products and equipment

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