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 is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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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 Locations Chapter

Similar to most retail industries across Canada, the geographical spread of hardware stores closely reflects the distribution of the population. Generally, the greater number of residents, the stronger the demand will be for industry products. In addition, the downstream industries that purchase goods from industry operators are also typically located based on population trends, such as professional contractors, as they work on people's homes.

On the whole, Hardware Stores in Canada are located predominantly in the regions of Quebec and Ontario, representing a combined total of 61.8% of all recorded establishments in 2014. British Columbia and Alberta follow, accounting for a respective 11.4% and 10.0% of establishment numbers, respectively... 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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