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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 Key Buyers Chapter

The industry is characterised by a medium level of concentration. The four largest players in the industry are expected to account for more than 40% of industry revenue. 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, thereby catering for all the office supplies needs of major business clients. The major players specialise in office supplies, but have increasingly sought to diversify their product range in light of the shifting technological landscape. As industry players increasingly gravitate to online sales, 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 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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