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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 | May 2016

Paper trails: Waning demand for paper stationery among business clients has hurt the industry

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.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$4bn
Annual Growth 11-16
0.1%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Employment
7,872
Businesses
609
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 Investment Chapter

The Office Stationery Wholesaling industry has a low level of capital intensity. For every dollar spent on wages, operators typically spend $0.07 on capital investment. Capital intensity has remained relatively unchanged over the past five years; in 2011, the industry spent $0.08 on capital for every dollar spent on wages. The industry has experienced modest decreases in capital investment over the past five years, alongside slight increases in spending on total industry wages. In an effort among the industry's smallest operators to reduce the significant labour costs associated with wholesaling, increases in capital streamline shipping, improve delivery times and reduce the industry's dependence on labour for basic case-picking and sorting duties... 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 industry wholesalers, directly to customers and to foreign buyers. Industry products include envelopes, computer paper, notebooks, business forms, photo albums, folders, pens, pencils, toner cartridges, ink ribbons, cellophane tape and other miscellaneous paper office supplies. Sales of office equipment and furniture are not included in this industry.

Industry Products
EnvelopesDie-cut paper productsFile folders, wallets, jackets and other paperboard suppliesStationery paperNotebooks
 
Industry Activities
Wholesaling paper stationery products including envelopes, computer paper, notebooks, folders and formsWholesaling office supplies including pens, pencils, toner cartridges, ink ribbons and staplersWholesaling other stationery including photo albums, gift wrapping paper, greeting cards and postcards


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