Office Stationery Wholesaling in Canada: Market Research Report

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Office Stationery Wholesaling in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 41821CA | Jun 2015

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

IBISWorld’s Office Stationery Wholesaling 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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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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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 SWOT Analysis Chapter

IBISWorld estimates that the Office Stationery Wholesaling industry has been in the decline stage of its life cycle for much of the 21st century. Indicators of this phase include minimal yearly improvements to industry value added, slow revenue growth, low profit margins and chronic declines in the number of industry establishments. The practice of wholesale bypass on behalf of office supply superstores has intensified competition in the industry, which has put even greater pressure on stationery wholesalers to develop a new mix of products and services to better suit their clients.

Industry value added, which measures the industry's contribution to GDP, is forecast to decline at an annualized rate of 1.5% from 2010 to 2020... 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 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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