Art Supply Stores in Australia - Market Research Report

Art Supply Stores industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: -0.1%

Operators in the Art Supply Stores industry have struggled due to a difficult retail environment over the past five years. Demand for art supplies is generally sustained by schools, universities, professional artists and hobbyists. However, household spending on discretionary products, including art and craft materials, has been subdued due to volatile consumer sentiment and limited income growth over the period. Additionally, advances in technology have limited demand in some industry segments. For example, professions related to architecture and graphic design, which traditionally used pencils and markers, have switched to computer-based programs. Industry revenue is expected to decline at an annualised 0.1% over the five years through 2018-19, to...
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Art Supply Stores industry outlook (2019-2024)

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Trading conditions in the Art Supply Stores industry are anticipated to improve marginally over the next five years. Real household discretionary incomes are projected to rise and assist revenue growth as consumers benefit from greater purchasing power to spend on art and craft materials. Additionally, sustained demand from schools, teachers, universities and students is anticipated to support the industry. The industry will benefit from continued interest in art and craft activities, and vintage and handmade items should remain popular. Social media platforms such as Pinterest have supported strong interest in art and craft projects and made learning about these hobbies far easier, which should continue to support industry demand and interest over t...
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Art Supply Stores industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $281m
  • business Number of Businesses: 973
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 2,107

Biggest companies in the Art Supply Stores industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Art Supply Stores in Australia industry include S & L Kurc Nominees Pty Ltd and Eckersley's Pty Limited.

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What is Art Supply Stores industry?

Industry Definition

Firms in the industry primarily retail art supplies. The industry excludes general stationery retailers, department stores and online-only retailers.

Industry Products and Services

  • Paint and paintbrushes
  • Canvases, easels and furniture
  • Pens, pencils, crayons and markers
  • Specialty paper and card
  • Other art supplies

Industry Activities

  • Paint and paintbrush retailing
  • Canvas and board retailing
  • Specialty paper and card retailing
  • Craft supply retailing
  • Scrapbook retailing
  • Pen, pencil, crayon, marker and stamp-pad retailing
  • Other art supply retailing

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Firms in the industry primarily retail art supplies. The industry excludes general stationery retailers, department stores and online-only retailers.

Main Activities

  • Paint and paintbrush retailing
  • Canvas and board retailing
  • Specialty paper and card retailing
  • Craft supply retailing
  • Scrapbook retailing
  • Pen, pencil, crayon, marker and stamp-pad retailing
  • Other art supply retailing

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Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Changes in real household discretionary income influence the amount that consumers spend on industry products. Higher discretionary incomes provide househ...
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Real household discretionary income
Demand from education and training
Consumer sentiment index
Demand from online shopping

Current Performance

Profit and competition
Industry structure
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Competition
Industry participation
 Table: Art Supply Stores in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Art Supply Stores in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Private Schools in Australia
Government Schools in Australia
Consumers




Key Selling Industries

Paper Stationery Manufacturing in Australia
Paper Product Wholesaling in Australia
Paint and Coatings Manufacturing in Australia




Products & Services

Industry players retail a range of art supplies, in addition to basic stationery products. Products range from high-quality equipment for professional art...
People aged 55 and over
People aged 15 to 34




Demand Determinants

Trends in discretionary income and consumer sentiment primarily drive demand for art supplies. Industry products are deemed discretionary, and consumers c...
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Major Markets

People aged 55 and over
People aged 15 to 34





 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Art Supply Stores in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

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

Market Share Concentration

The Art Supply Stores industry exhibits low market share concentration, with the four largest operators expected to account for less than 40% of industry ...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Art Supply Stores in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Art Supply Stores in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

S & L Kurc Nominees Pty Ltd, trading as Riot Art & Craft, is the largest player in the Art Supply Stores industry and operates through a franchise model. ...
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Riot Art & Craft

 Table: Riot Art & Craft - financial performance

Eckersley's Art and Craft

 Table: Eckersley's Art and Craft - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Art Supply Stores industry exhibits low capital intensity. For every dollar spent on capital costs, $9.58 is expected to be spent on wages in the curr...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Art Supply Stores 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 Art Supply Stores 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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