Overview

Seed of doubt: Strong external competition has caused industry revenue to decline

IBISWorld’s Garden Supplies Retailing market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

REPORT SNAPSHOT

Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$2bn
Annual Growth
2012 - 2017
-0.2%
Annual Growth
2017 - 2022
Profit
Employment
11,000
Business
2,420

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Reduced rainfall often corresponds with water restrictions and weaker demand for plants
  • Garden supplies retailers have faced increasing external competition over the past five years
  • New promotional and marketing strategies are expected to support profitability

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    Operators in the Garden Supplies Retailing industry have faced intensifying competition from external sources over the past five years. The industry captures about half the retail sales of garden supplies in Australia, with the balance generated by competitors from hardware stores such as Bunnings, discount department stores such as Kmart, and supermarkets. Over the past five years, demand for garden supplies has been influenced by trends in residential building activity and household discretionary income, and fluctuations in annual rainfall. Reduced rainfall often corresponds with water restrictions and weaker demand for traditional plants and lawn seeds...

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    Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

    The Garden Supplies Retailing industry is in the decline phase of its economic life cycle. While garden supplies are holding their share of the household consumption dollar, the industry is steadily losing out to external competition from hardware chains, department stores and supermarkets. The industry is contracting as a share of the overall economy and is characterised by the steady decline in enterprises numbers.

    Industry value added (IVA), which indicates the industry's contribution to the overall economy, is projected to decrease marginally by an annualised 0.1% over the 10 years through 2021-22. Over the same period, Australia's GDP is projected to climb by an annualised 2.5%. The..

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    Additional Insights for the Garden Supplies Retailing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Garden Supplies Retailing Industry are

  • Ability to control stock on hand
  • Proximity to key markets
  • Having a good technical knowledge of the product
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Level of annual rainfall and Demand from gardening services in the Garden Supplies Retailing industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Garden Supplies Retailing Industry?

    Industry operators sell garden supplies or nursery goods such as seedlings, bulbs, shrubs, trees, pesticides, fertilisers and other nursery stock. These goods are purchased largely from wholesalers and sold directly to consumers through retail outlets or online platforms. Retailers that primarily sell cut flowers are excluded from the industry.

    Industry Products
    Trees, shrubs and plants
    Other gardening products
    Industry Activities
    Fertilisers and pesticide retailing
    Nursery stock and ornament retailing
    Potted plant retailing
    Seedling and bulb retailing
    Shrub and tree retailing

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Level of annual rainfall
  • Demand from gardening services
  • Dwelling commencements
  • Real household discretionary income
  • Consumer sentiment index
  • Demand from house construction

  • Current Performance
  • Sales trends
  • Strong competition
  • Garden trends
  • Profit and consolidation
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Sales trends
  • Strong competition
  • Table: Garden Supplies Retailing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Garden Supplies Retailing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Professional Services
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Ceramic Product Manufacturing
  • Hardware Wholesaling
  • Kitchen and Diningware Wholesaling
  • Livestock and Other Agricultural Supplies Wholesaling
  • Nursery Production

  • Products & Services
  • Other gardening products
  • Trees, shrubs and plants
  • Chart: Garden Supplies Retailing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • People aged 35 to 54
  • People aged 55 to 64
  • People aged 65 and over
  • People aged 15 to 34
  • Businesses and farmers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Garden Supplies Retailing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Purchases
  • Depreciation and rent
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Garden Supplies Retailing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Garden Supplies Retailing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    There are no major players in this industry
    Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Garden Supplies Retailing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Garden Supplies Retailing Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Diy
  • Do-it-yourself.
  • Pos Systems
  • Point of sale system used by the retailer to complete a transaction. This can include EFTPOS machines, barcode scanners, weighing scales, touch screen terminals and self-scan checkouts.
  • Rfid
  • Radio-frequency identification involves an object or tag being attached to a product, person or animal, for the purpose of tracking and identification using radio waves.
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    The Garden Supplies Retailing market research report includes:
    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
    • And of course, much more

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