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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 can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
OfficeMax OfficeMax market share
Staples Staples market share
Wesfarmers Wesfarmers market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$6bn
Annual Growth 11-16
-1.9%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Profit
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Employment
18,039
Businesses
2,317
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 Investment Chapter

The Office Supplies Dealers industry exhibits a medium level of capital intensity. Industry operators typically spend $4.37 on wages for every dollar invested in capital. This level reflects the current structure of the industry, which includes a mix of small bricks-and-mortar outlets, big-box retailers, online sales channels and retailers that have major contracts with businesses and government agencies. The capital intensity of these different business models varies significantly. Bricks-and-mortar stores require a large labour component to stock shelves and serve customers. Industry players have focused on developing their online sales and distribution networks over the past five years, leading to greater depreciation costs and higher capital intensity... 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 sales


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