Hardware Stores in Canada: Market Research Report

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Hardware Stores in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 44413CA | Jul 2015

Well built: A recovery in residential renovation expenditure will drive industry growth

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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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

In the five years to 2015, the Hardware Stores industry experienced a heightened level of revenue volatility perpetuated by increased internal and external competition. However, positive changes in per capita disposable income have been encouraging consumers to increase discretionary spending, especially on residential renovation projects. In the next five years, the industry will experience growth due to a recovering housing market and increased consumer spending... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Hardware Stores industry is in the mature stage of its life cycle. Industry value added (IVA), which measures the industry's contribution to the overall economy, is expected to grow at an annualised rate of 2.1% during the 10 years to 2020, which is similar to the annualized Canadian GDP growth rate of 2.2% during the same period. Industry growth so close to GDP growth is a characteristic of a mature industry. In general, demand for hardware products is dependent on the health of the overall economy, such as income levels and the state of the housing market. As a result, industry performance typically reflects the overall economic trend.

Hardware products sold by this industry have become fully accepted by Canadian 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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