Stationery Goods Retailing in Australia - Market Research Report

Stationery Goods Retailing industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 0.7%

Rising external competition has threatened the Stationery Goods Retailing industry over the past five years. An increasing number of retailers outside of the industry that sell stationery items, including online retailers, are challenging the industry's long-term survival. Australia's ongoing move towards a digital economy is further restraining industry growth as consumers and businesses alike increasingly correspond through the internet. Industry operators have introduced new products to attract demand. Lifestyle brands such as Kikki.K and Typo have turned stationery products into fashion accessories, offering an ever-changing range of personalised journals and organisational diaries. The increasing popularity of fashionable stationery has even re...
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Stationery Goods Retailing industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The Stationery Goods Retailing industry is forecast to continue declining over the next five years. Demand for pens and paper is projected to continue falling as online communication becomes more prevalent. Industry revenue is forecast to fall at an annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX, to $XX.X million. Intense competition is anticipated to continue eroding industry profit margins over the period. Intensifying competition is also likely to be reflected in the ongoing demise of small, independent players. Many of the small, independent stores will be unable to compete with larger nationwide chains and the trendy product offerings of youth-focused stores or upmarket fashion-led stationery boutiques. As a result, enterprise, establishmen...
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Stationery Goods Retailing industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $825m
  • business Number of Businesses: 1,103
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 3,577

Biggest companies in the Stationery Goods Retailing industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Stationery Goods Retailing in Australia industry include Wesfarmers Limited, Smiggle Pty Ltd and Kikki.K Holdings Pty Ltd.

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What is Stationery Goods Retailing industry?

Industry Definition

Industry players install fire alarm systems, smoke detectors, CCTV systems and other security systems. The industry excludes firms that primarily monitor security systems.

Industry Products and Services

  • Fire system design and installation services
  • Fire system repair and maintenance services
  • Security system design and installation services
  • Security system repair and maintenance services
  • All Others

Industry Activities

  • Closed circuit video surveillance system installation
  • Fire alarm system installation
  • Fire sprinkler installation
  • Repair of installed fire or burglar security alarm systems
  • Security system installation
  • Smoke detector installation

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Companies in the industry retail stationery and writing materials, including artists’ supplies, ink, pens, pencils and notebooks. Specialist retailers source products from upstream manufacturers, wholesalers and international suppliers.

Main Activities

  • Artists' supplies retailing
  • Notebook and paper stationery retailing
  • Pen, pencil, crayon and stamp pad retailing
  • Writing material retailing

Similar Industries

Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Business confidence reflects how optimistic businesses are about business conditions and the Australian economy. When business confidence is high, busines...
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Business confidence index
Real household discretionary income
IT and telecommunications adoption
Public concern over environmental issues

Current Performance

Constrained profit
Ongoing consolidation
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Competing communication mediums
External pressures
 Table: Stationery Goods Retailing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Stationery Goods Retailing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Printing in Australia
Consumers





Key Selling Industries

Pulp, Paper and Paperboard Manufacturing in Australia
Paper Stationery Manufacturing in Australia
Paper Product Wholesaling in Australia




Products & Services

The industry retails a range of stationery products including pens, pencils, inks, notebooks, writing materials and art supplies. These product segments a...
Households
Education sector
Governments



Demand Determinants

Trends in real household disposable income, which influence discretionary expenditure patterns, partly drive consumer demand for personal stationery items...
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Major Markets

Households
Education sector
Governments




 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Stationery Goods Retailing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

The Stationery Goods Retailing industry has high market share concentration. This reflects the dominance of established office superstores such as Officew...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Stationery Goods Retailing in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Stationery Goods Retailing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

Wesfarmers Limited, one of Australia's largest listed companies, operates Officeworks, a retailer and supplier of office products. Officeworks' major mark...
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Wesfarmers

 Table: Wesfarmers - financial performance

Smiggle

 Table: Smiggle - financial performance

kikki.K

 Table: kikki.K - financial performance

Capital Intensity

As with other industries in the Retail Trade division, industry retailers tend to be labour-intensive, relying on store staff for customer service, cash h...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Stationery Goods Retailing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Stationery Goods Retailing in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2025)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2025)
Establishments (2007-2025)
Businesses (2007-2025)
Employment (2007-2025)
Exports (2007-2025)
Imports (2007-2025)
Wages (2007-2025)
Domestic Demand (2007-2025)

Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data

Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Dat Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data

Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

Liquidity Ratios
Coverage Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Operating Ratios
Cash Flow & Debt Service Ratios (% of Sales)
Assets, %
Liabilities, %

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  • SWOT Analysis
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  • Industry Trends
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  • Industry Operating Conditions
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  • Porter's 5 Forces Analysis
    Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

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