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

IBISWorld’s Hardware Stores market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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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 - Industry Analysis Chapter

In the five years to 2014, the Hardware Stores industry experienced a heightened level of revenue volatility due to fluctuations in the housing market and per capita disposable income. Moreover, the industry's decline was perpetuated by heightened internal and external competition, which slowed a recovery in industry profitability. However, recent positive changes in per capita disposable income have been encouraging consumers to increase discretionary spending, especially on residential renovation projects. As a result of improving consumer spending, industry revenue is expected to climb at an annualized 1.7% to $3.6 billion in the five years to 2014, with a 3.0% jump in 2014 alone... 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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