Office Supplies Dealers in Australia: Market Research Report

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Office Supplies Dealers Market Research Report | Consumer Goods & Services | Lifestyle Goods Stores | Mar 2015

Supplying online: Firms have expanded their digital presence to combat revenue declines

IBISWorld’s Office Supplies Dealers market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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

Over the past five years, price deflation and new technological developments have negatively affected the Office Supplies Dealers industry. Volatile business confidence has also contributed to declines in revenue, as businesses reduced expenditure on office supplies, dampening demand and eroding industry profit margins. In an effort to boost sales, industry players have increasingly invested in their respective online selling platforms, enabling operators to save on rental costs and serve a wider range of customers. However, overall industry revenue is projected to decline at an annualised 1.7% over the five years through 2014-15. Industry revenue is forecast to contract by 1.4% in 2014-15, to reach $6.2 billion... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The industry is characterised by a medium share of concentration. The four largest players in the industry are expected to account for 45.0% of industry revenue in 2014-15. Major players benefit from large economies of scale, enabling them to place large orders for inventory at lower prices. These large operators have also benefited from the ability to stock a wide range of products, catering for the full office supplies needs of major business clients. The major players specialise in office supplies, but have sought to increasingly diversify their product range to incorporate other product segments in light of the shifting technological landscape. As industry players increasingly gravitate to the online space, they face strong competition from other specialist online retailers... purchase to read more


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What is the Office Supplies Dealers Industry?

Firms in this industry primarily sell stationery and office supplies. Industry operators may also provide a wide range of products such as computers, office equipment, furniture and other supplies to businesses, schools, government agencies and consumers. Industry operators are composed of wholesalers, bricks-and-mortar and online retailers. This industry excludes general merchandisers, electronic retailers or office supplies manufacturers.

Industry Products
Office suppliesComputing equipmentPrinters and inkOther office supplies
Industry Activities
Stationery salesOffice equipment salesOffice furniture salesPrinter and ink salesStationery salesOffice equipment salesOffice furniture salesPrinter and ink sales

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