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Hardware Stores in Canada: Market Research Report

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Hardware Stores in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 44413CA | Oct 2016

Shaky support: External competition will lead to slight decline in industry revenue

The Hardware Stores market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

In the five years to 2016, 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 Key Buyers Chapter

The Hardware Stores industry experiences a medium level of concentration. Although Home Hardware is the only company with over 5.0% market share, IBISWorld estimates the company accounts for 53.2% of the industry. Home Hardware operates as a co-op, which means its stores are owner operated. Many other smaller co-ops such as Ace Hardware also have expanded their presence over the past five years. Even so, most industry stores are small in size and operate with only a few employees. According to Statistics Canada, about 83.1% of employer enterprises have less than 20 employees. In addition, nonemployers account for about 33.1% of all industry enterprises. Only about 0.3% of industry companies employ more than 100 people... 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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