Hardware Wholesaling in New Zealand - Market Research Report

Hardware Wholesaling industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 4.9%

Operators in the Hardware Wholesaling industry sell a range of building materials and hardware products, including bricks, tiles, power tools, glass and paint products. Some smaller industry players specialise in these narrow product segments. Other large firms, such as CARTERS, Bunnings and Fletcher Building, operate across several supply chain segments, including manufacturing, wholesaling and retailing. Industry operators supply products to downstream retail stores and also sell hardware and building supplies directly to building contractors and tradespeople. An investment surge in key building and infrastructure markets has driven industry revenue growth over the past five years. The industry has also benefited from increased household spending...
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Hardware Wholesaling industry outlook (2019-2024)

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Revenue for the Hardware Wholesaling industry is forecast to continue growing over the next five years, despite a projected contraction in demand from the residential building market. Household discretionary income growth is anticipated to slow over the period, which indicates that retail sales to the DIY home renovation market are also likely to slow. However, industry wholesalers will likely continue to generate strong sales growth for products used in the non-residential building market, and for construction materials and hardware products used on infrastructure construction projects. Overall, industry revenue is forecast to grow at an annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX, to $X.X billion. Deteriorating demand Demand from residenti...
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Hardware Wholesaling industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $4bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 1,306
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 6,817

Biggest companies in the Hardware Wholesaling industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Hardware Wholesaling in New Zealand industry include Fletcher Building Limited, Bunnings Limited and Carter Holt Harvey Building Products Pty Limited.

  • pie_chart Fletcher Building Limited Market Share: x.x%
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What is Hardware Wholesaling industry?

Industry Definition

Industry firms wholesale hardware products including building supplies and tools to retailers and construction companies. The wholesaling of plumbing goods and timber is not included in the industry.

Industry Products and Services

  • Hand and power tools
  • Bricks
  • Cement and other building materials
  • Doors, windows and roofing products
  • Paint and paint supplies
  • Wire, nails and building supplies
  • Tiles
  • Security, plaster and other products

Industry Activities

  • Abrasive wholesaling (except abrasive cleansers)
  • Awning and roller shutter wholesaling
  • Brick and ceramic tile wholesaling
  • Cement and plaster wholesaling
  • Door and window wholesaling
  • Hardware wholesaling
  • Paint, stain and wallpaper wholesaling
  • Fence post and wire wholesaling
  • Garden tool and hand tool wholesaling
  • Insulating and roofing material wholesaling

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry firms wholesale hardware products including building supplies and tools to retailers and construction companies. The wholesaling of plumbing goods and timber is not included in the industry.

Main Activities

  • Abrasive wholesaling (except abrasive cleansers)
  • Awning and roller shutter wholesaling
  • Brick and ceramic tile wholesaling
  • Cement and plaster wholesaling
  • Door and window wholesaling
  • Hardware wholesaling
  • Paint, stain and wallpaper wholesaling
  • Fence post and wire wholesaling
  • Garden tool and hand tool wholesaling
  • Insulating and roofing material wholesaling

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Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Hardware and building supplies retailers represent an important source of industry demand. Therefore, fluctuations in demand from these retailers can dire...
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Demand from hardware and building supplies retailing
Demand from residential building construction
Non-residential construction capital expenditure
Real household discretionary income

Current Performance

Profitability and participation
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Profitability
Continued wholesale bypass
 Table: Hardware Wholesaling in New Zealand - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Hardware Wholesaling in New Zealand - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Construction
House Construction in New Zealand
Commercial and Industrial Building Construction in New Zealand
Hardware and Building Supplies Retailing in New Zealand



Key Selling Industries

Structural Metal Product Manufacturing in New Zealand
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing in New Zealand
Paint and Coatings Manufacturing in New Zealand




Products & Services

The Hardware Wholesaling industry supplies a range of hardware and building products. Many industry firms specialise in supplying niche products to specia...
Hardware retailers
Non-residential building companies and tradespeople




Demand Determinants

The industry's performance relies heavily on demand from the downstream building and infrastructure construction markets. Increased construction leads to ...
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Major Markets

Hardware retailers
Non-residential building companies and tradespeople





 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Hardware Wholesaling 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 Hardware Wholesaling industry has a moderate market share concentration, with the four largest industry players expected to account for approximately ...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

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

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Hardware Wholesaling in New Zealand - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

Fletcher Building Limited is one of New Zealand's largest publicly listed companies. The company operates in the industry through its Merchant Distributio...
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Fletcher Building

 Table: Fletcher Building - financial performance

Bunnings

 Table: Bunnings - financial performance

Carter Holt Harvey Woodproducts Australia

 Table: Carter Holt Harvey Woodproducts Australia - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Hardware Wholesaling industry exhibits low levels of capital intensity. Industry operators are required to invest in bulk shelving systems, forklifts,...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Hardware Wholesaling 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 Wholesaling in New Zealand Industry

Industry Revenue (2008-2026)
Industry Gross Product (2008-2026)
Establishments (2008-2026)
Businesses (2008-2026)
Employment (2008-2026)
Exports (2008-2026)
Imports (2008-2026)
Wages (2008-2026)
Domestic Demand (2008-2026)

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

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