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 provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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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 Investment Chapter

The level of capital expenditure undertaken by industry operators is influenced by the size and the number of stores operated. Capital costs for this industry include fixtures and fittings, cash registers and point-of-sale (POS) systems.

The industry's level of labour outlays is measured in terms of wages paid to store employees. In 2014, labour outlays are expected to account for 16.5% of industry revenue. Duties undertaken by employees include providing assistance to potential customers, processing transactions, as well as restocking display shelves. Labour costs for operators are influenced by the number of employees within a company, trading hours and the relative wage rate... 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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