Hardware and Building Supplies Retailing in New Zealand - Market Research Report

Hardware and Building Supplies Retailing industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 4.3%

The Hardware and Building Supplies Retailing industry has exhibited solid growth over the past five years. Strong demand for new homes and a rise in DIY home improvements have fuelled industry revenue growth. Retail sales of hardware and building supplies have also been supported by positive consumer sentiment and declines in the cash rate, which bolstered real household discretionary income and increased consumers' spending power. Hardware and building supplies retailers have also benefited from rising demand from house construction and strong growth in capital expenditure on residential buildings over the period. Industry revenue is expected to grow at an annualised 5.1% over the five years through 2019-20, to total $8.2 billion. Growth in real hou...
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Hardware and Building Supplies Retailing industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The Hardware and Building Supplies Retailing industry is forecast to grow steadily over the five years through XXX-XX. An anticipated rise in the cash rate is projected to contribute to a decline in housing construction over the period, limiting industry demand. Despite this decline, sales of hardware and building supplies are forecast to benefit from continued growth in the DIY market. As a result, industry revenue is projected to grow at an annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX, to total $X.X billion. Trading landscape The cyclical nature of the construction market, relative to the overall economy, suggests that demand from house construction is likely to decrease over the next five years. Reduced housing activity will likely coincid...
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Hardware and Building Supplies Retailing industry statistics

  • business Number of Businesses: 1,537
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 20,938

Biggest companies in the Hardware and Building Supplies Retailing industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Hardware and Building Supplies Retailing in New Zealand industry include Bunnings Limited and Fletcher Building Limited.

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What is Hardware and Building Supplies Retailing industry?

Industry Definition

Industry operators primarily retail hardware and building supplies such as tools, timber, paint, plumbing supplies and garden tools. These goods are purchased from wholesalers and sold directly to consumers and tradespeople in store or online. Operators that primarily retail garden supplies such as plants, seeds and soil are excluded from the industry, as are online-only players.

Industry Products and Services

  • Building supplies
  • Timber
  • Gardening tools
  • Paint and paint supplies
  • Plumbing supplies
  • Other hardware products
  • Tools and equipment

Industry Activities

  • Hardware retailing
  • Tool and equipment retailing
  • Plumbing fixture and fitting retailing
  • Paint retailing
  • Garden tool retailing
  • Timber retailing
  • Cement retailing
  • Wallpaper retailing
  • Carpenter and woodworker tool retailing
  • Ceramic floor tile retailing

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry operators primarily retail hardware and building supplies such as tools, timber, paint, plumbing supplies and garden tools. These goods are purchased from wholesalers and sold directly to consumers and tradespeople in store or online. Operators that primarily retail garden supplies such as plants, seeds and soil are excluded from the industry, as are online-only players.

Main Activities

  • Hardware retailing
  • Tool and equipment retailing
  • Plumbing fixture and fitting retailing
  • Paint retailing
  • Garden tool retailing
  • Timber retailing
  • Cement retailing
  • Wallpaper retailing
  • Carpenter and woodworker tool retailing
  • Ceramic floor tile retailing

Similar Industries

Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Capital expenditure on private dwellings reflects spending on new homes and existing homes, along with alterations, additions, maintenance and repairs. In...
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Capital expenditure on residential buildings
Consumer sentiment index
Demand from house construction
Real household discretionary income

Current Performance

Competition

and profit
Establishments

and employment
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Competition

and profit
Establishments

and employment
 Table: Hardware and Building Supplies Retailing in New Zealand - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Hardware and Building Supplies Retailing in New Zealand - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

House Construction in New Zealand
Plumbing Services in New Zealand
Commercial and Industrial Building Construction in New Zealand
Consumers in New Zealand



Key Selling Industries

Timber Wholesaling in New Zealand
Paint and Coatings Manufacturing in New Zealand
Hardware Wholesaling in New Zealand




Products & Services

The Hardware and Building Supplies Retailing industry sells a range of products for construction projects, home improvement and repairs. These products in...
Tradespeople
DIY consumers aged 55 and over
DIY consumers aged 15 to 34



Demand Determinants

The industry relies on consumers and tradespeople undertaking construction and renovation projects. Firms involved in larger construction and renovation p...
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Major Markets

Tradespeople
DIY consumers aged 55 and over
DIY consumers aged 15 to 34




 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Hardware and Building Supplies Retailing in New Zealand - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

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

Market Share Concentration

The industry has low market share concentration, with the four largest operators accounting for less than 40% of industry revenue. Industry concentration ...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Hardware and Building Supplies Retailing in New Zealand - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Hardware and Building Supplies Retailing in New Zealand - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

Bunnings Limited is a New Zealand subsidiary of Australia-based Wesfarmers Limited. Wesfarmers operates several businesses, including department stores, s...
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Bunnings

 Table: Bunnings - financial performance

Fletcher Building

 Table: Fletcher Building - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Hardware and Building Supplies Retailing industry exhibits low capital intensity. In 2019-20, for every dollar spent on capital investment, an estimat...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Hardware and Building Supplies Retailing in New Zealand - 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 Hardware and Building Supplies Retailing in New Zealand Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2026)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2026)
Establishments (2007-2026)
Businesses (2007-2026)
Employment (2007-2026)
Exports (2007-2026)
Imports (2007-2026)
Wages (2007-2026)
Domestic Demand (2007-2026)

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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  • Historical and Forecast Growth
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  • Industry Major Players
    Industry Major Players
  • Profitability Analysis
    Profitability Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis
    SWOT Analysis
  • Industry Trends
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  • Industry Operating Conditions
    Industry Operating Conditions
  • Porter's 5 Forces Analysis
    Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

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