Overview

Nailing it: Industry revenue continues to build with rising DIY activity and competitive prices

IBISWorld’s Hardware and Building Supplies Retailing in New Zealand 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

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Operators compete on price and scope of offerings to draw custom
  • Slowing construction demand and an increasing cash rate is likely to limit revenue growth

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    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 has also been spurred by positive consumer sentiment and declines in the cash rate, which bolstered real household discretionary income and increased the spending power of consumers. Industry revenue is expected to grow by an annualised 5.6% over the five years through 2017-18, to reach $7.1 billion. Softer growth in real household discretionary income will likely contribute to weaker revenue growth of 3.0% in 2017-18...

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    Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    The industry exhibits low capital intensity. In 2017-18, for every dollar spent on capital, $8.07 is spent on wages. The industry's labour-intensive nature requires employees to undertake a variety of tasks such as restocking display shelves, processing consumer purchases and assisting with inventory management.

    Capital investment for the industry reflects expenditure on fixtures and fittings such as display shelves, computer systems and cash registers. The use of computerised point of sale (POS) systems that read product barcodes has simplified labour tasks and minimised human error. Other benefits of POS systems include computerised inventory, better stock control and cost efficiencies for industry players. Inv..

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    Additional Insights for the Hardware and Building Supplies Retailing Industry

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

  • Ability to control stock on hand
  • Access to a highly skilled workforce
  • Market research and understanding
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Capital expenditure on residential buildings and Consumer sentiment index in the Hardware and Building Supplies Retailing industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Hardware and Building Supplies Retailing in New Zealand Industry?

    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
    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

    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
  • Capital expenditure on residential buildings
  • Consumer sentiment index
  • Demand from house construction
  • Real household discretionary income
  • Number of households

  • Current Performance
  • Trading landscape
  • Competition and profit
  • Establishments and employment
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Trading landscape
  • Competition and profit
  • Establishments and employment
  • Table: Hardware and Building Supplies Retailing Industry Revenue Outlook

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

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    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
  • Hardware Wholesaling in New Zealand
  • Paint and Coatings Manufacturing in New Zealand
  • Timber Wholesaling in New Zealand

  • Products & Services
  • Tools and equipment
  • Timber
  • Building supplies
  • Gardening tools
  • Plumbing supplies
  • Paint and paint supplies
  • Other hardware products
  • Chart: Hardware and Building Supplies Retailing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • DIY consumers aged 35 to 54
  • Tradespeople
  • DIY consumers aged 55 and over
  • DIY consumers aged 15 to 34
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Hardware and Building Supplies Retailing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Hardware and Building Supplies Retailing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal
  • External

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Hardware and Building Supplies Retailing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Bunnings LimitedFletcher Building Limited
  • Table: Bunnings Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Fletcher Building Limited - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Hardware and Building 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 Hardware and Building Supplies Retailing Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Diy
  • Do-it-yourself renovations are those done by unskilled consumers rather than tradespeople.
  • Pure-Play Online Retailer
  • Retailers that operate online without a bricks-and-mortar store.
  • Wholesale Bypass
  • Wholesale bypass occurs when retailers source products directly from manufacturers or importers.
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    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
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    The Hardware and Building Supplies Retailing in New Zealand 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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