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Office Stationery Wholesaling in Canada: Market Research Report

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Office Stationery Wholesaling in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 41821CA | Jul 2014

Paper trails: Waning demand for paper stationery among business clients has threatened growth

IBISWorld’s Office Stationery Wholesaling 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
Revenue
$2bn
Annual Growth 09-14
-4.5%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Employment
10,746
Businesses
569
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Office stationary wholesalers distribute a range of paper stationery products and other office supplies to retailers, other wholesalers, directly to customers and to foreign buyers. Demand for office stationery has been slow to improve in the past five years due to declining purchases of paper products among individuals, retailers and corporate clients. Office stationery wholesalers have also struggled to contend with rising competition from electronic mediums and office supply superstores that increasingly purchase stationery products directly from manufacturers... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

The economy's growing dependence on digital communication has been a perennial concern for office stationery wholesalers in the industry. Although developments in mobile and tablet computers have vastly improved the industry's inventory-tracking systems and overall operational efficiency, paperless devices have drastically reduced the overall demand among the industry's largest corporate clients for stationery and traditional paper supplies. As Canadian consumers become increasingly dependent on computers and other electronic means of communication, a gradual shift away from traditional pen-and-paper products has steadily eroded demand from small businesses, government agencies, downstream retailers and individual consumers... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Office Stationery Wholesaling Industry?

Office stationary wholesalers distribute a range of paper stationery products and other office supplies to retailers, other wholesalers, directly to customers and to foreign buyers. Industry products include envelopes, computer paper, notebooks, business forms, photo albums, folders, pens, pencils, toner cartridge, inked ribbons, cellophane tape and other miscellaneous paper office supplies. Sales of office equipment and furniture are excluded from this industry.

Industry Products
EnvelopesDie-cut paper productsStationery, tablets and related productsPens and mechanical pencilsLead pencils and art goodsMarking devicesCarbon paper and inked ribbonsOther office supplies
 
Industry Activities
Wholesaling paper stationery products, including envelopes, computer paper, notebooks, folders and formsWholesaling office supplies, including pens, pencils, toner, cartridge, inked ribbons and staplersWholesaling other stationery, including photo albums, gift wrapping paper, greeting cards and postcards


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