Office Supplies Dealers in Australia: Market Research Report

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

Paperless offices: A shift from printed to electronic media has hindered growth

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.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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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 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 1.9% over the five years through 2015-16. Industry revenue is forecast to drop by 0.5% in 2015-16, to reach $6.0 billion... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The industry's products are used across all areas of business and are also used by consumers. It is therefore unsurprising that the spread of industry establishments across states closely mirrors the spread of business activity and population. However, within states there are clear differences in business locations according to business models. Big-box retailers provide a large range of products and have a large retail footprint. The volume of business required to make these stores economical means that they require locations in densely populated areas such as capital cities. The relatively low value of industry products also means that consumers are unlikely to travel long distances to stores... purchase to read more


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What is the Office Supplies Dealers Industry?

Firms in the 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, and bricks-and-mortar and online retailers. The industry excludes general merchandisers, retailers of electronic goods and office supplies manufacturers.

Industry Products
Office suppliesComputing equipmentPrinters and inkFurniture and other
Industry Activities
Stationery salesOffice equipment salesOffice furniture salesPrinter and ink salesStationery salesOffice equipment salesOffice furniture salesPrinter and ink sales

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