Stunted: The prevalence of apartments with limited garden space contains revenue growth

Operators in the Garden Supplies Retailing industry sell nursery goods such as seedlings, bulbs, plants and trees, and other gardening products such as fertiliser and ornaments. Residential building trends, households' capacity for discretionary spending and annual rainfall influence long-term demand for garden supplies. Reduced rainfall often corresponds with water restrictions, lowering demand for plants and seeds as it becomes harder for households to maintain and develop gardens. However, low rainfall can also stimulate sales of drought-tolerant plants and water tanks.Industry revenue is expected to grow at an annualised 1.5% over the five years through 2018-19, to $2.7 billion...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$3bn
Annual Growth 14-19
1.5%
Forecast Growth 19-24
Profit
Employment
10,636
Businesses
2,287
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Increasing apartment living and slowing income growth have constrained revenue growth
  • Garden supplies retailers have faced increasing external competition over the past five years
  • Ongoing competition from major hardware retail chains is forecast to reduce profitability
  • Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

    The Garden Supplies Retailing industry is in the mature phase of its economic life cycle. While households continue to demand garden supplies, the industry has been steadily losing out to external competition from hardware chains, department stores and supermarkets. Industry revenue has been growing, but the industry has contracted as a share of the overall economy. Enterprise numbers have been falling slowly.Industry value added (IVA), which indicates the industry's contribution to the overall economy, is projected to increase by a marginal annualised 0.9% over the 10 years through 2023-24. Over the same period, Australia's GDP is projected to climb by an annualised 2.6%, indicating that the industry is underperforming the overall economy. The...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Garden Supplies Retailing Industry

    IBISWorld has determined the most important Key Success Factors for the Garden Supplies Retailing 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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    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 largely purchased from wholesalers and sold directly to consumers online or through retail outlets. Retailers that primarily sell cut flowers are excluded from the industry.

    Industry Products
  • Trees, shrubs and plants
  • Gardening supplies
  • 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

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    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
  • Revenue trends
  • Strong competition
  • Garden trends
  • Profit and consolidation trends
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Sales and gardening 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

  • 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
  • Trees, shrubs and plants
  • Gardening supplies
  • Other gardening products
  • 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
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • 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
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    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
    Table: Industry Data for the Garden Supplies Retailing Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)
  • Purchases (2010-2024)
  • Profit (2010-2024)
  • Depreciation (2010-2024)
  • Rent (2010-2024)
  • Utilities (2010-2024)
  • Other (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Nursery
  • A name for traditional plant retailers, which are typified by large outdoor areas with plants and gardens on display.
  • Point-Of-Sale (Pos) System
  • A 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.
  • Radio-Frequency Identification
  • A method that involves an object or tag being attached to a product, person or animal, to track and identify using radio waves.
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    • 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
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