Office Supplies Dealers in Australia - Market Research Report

Office Supplies Dealers industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: -0.9%

Price deflation and new technological developments have negatively affected the Office Supplies Dealers industry over the past five years. Industry revenue is expected to fall at an annualised 1.6% over the five years through 2019-20, to $10.3 billion. Intense competition has led to heavy discounting among industry firms, which has contributed to the industry's revenue decline. Industry players have increasingly invested in their respective online platforms in an effort to boost sales. This trend has enabled operators to serve a wider range of customers. However, industry revenue is expected to decline by a further 1.8% in 2019-20. Price competition has been a persistent obstacle to revenue growth for industry operators over the past five years, due...
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Office Supplies Dealers industry outlook (2019-2024)

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Strong competition and changing product offerings are anticipated to continue affecting operators in the Office Supplies Dealers industry over the next five years. Industry revenue is forecast to decline at an annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX, to $XX.X billion. Intense competition is anticipated to fuel further price deflation, restricting profit growth over the next five years. Industry operators are anticipated to continue ramping up investment in their online selling platforms, as consumers increasingly embrace online shopping. However, strong competition from other specialist online retailers that can compete aggressively on price and product range will likely continue to reduce industry revenue and limit profit margins over the...
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Office Supplies Dealers industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $10bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 4,800
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 19,956

Biggest companies in the Office Supplies Dealers industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Office Supplies Dealers in Australia industry include Wesfarmers Limited and Winc Australia Pty Limited.

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What is Office Supplies Dealers industry?

Industry Definition

Industry firms sell office equipment, stationery, office furniture, computer hardware and other office-related supplies to businesses, government agencies and consumers. Industry firms include wholesalers, retailers and online-only operators. The industry excludes manufacturers and department stores.

Industry Products and Services

  • General office supplies
  • Computing equipment
  • Printers, paper and ink
  • Office furniture
  • All Others

Industry Activities

  • Stationery retailing and wholesaling
  • Office equipment retailing and wholesaling
  • Office furniture retailing and wholesaling
  • Computer hardware retailing and wholesaling
  • Printer and ink retailing and wholesaling

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry firms sell office equipment, stationery, office furniture, computer hardware and other office-related supplies to businesses, government agencies and consumers. Industry firms include wholesalers, retailers and online-only operators. The industry excludes manufacturers and department stores.

Main Activities

  • Stationery retailing and wholesaling
  • Office equipment retailing and wholesaling
  • Office furniture retailing and wholesaling
  • Computer hardware retailing and wholesaling
  • Printer and ink retailing and wholesaling

Similar Industries

Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Business confidence indicates demand for industry operators, as commercial clients represent the largest market for industry products. When the business c...
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Business confidence index
Number of businesses
Public concern over environmental issues
Real household discretionary income

Current Performance

Industry structure
Other trends
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Intensifying competition
 Table: Office Supplies Dealers in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Office Supplies Dealers in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
Public Administration and Safety
Consumers




Key Selling Industries

Computer and Electronic Office Equipment Manufacturing in Australia
Wicker and Fibreglass Furniture Manufacturing in Australia
Computer and Computer Peripheral Wholesaling in Australia
Furniture and Floor Covering Wholesaling in Australia
Paper Product Wholesaling in Australia


Products & Services

The Office Supplies Dealers industry supplies a range of products to households, businesses and government bodies. This product range has grown over the p...
Government agencies
Households




Demand Determinants

Demand for industry products is intrinsically linked with overall business activity in Australia. When business confidence and private sector capital expe...
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Major Markets

Government agencies
Households





 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Office Supplies Dealers in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

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

Market Share Concentration

Low market share concentration characterises the Office Supplies Dealers industry. The industry's four largest players are expected to account for less th...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Office Supplies Dealers in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Office Supplies Dealers in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

Wesfarmers Limited is an Australian-owned public company that derives revenue from a diversified portfolio of operations. These operations include grocery...
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Wesfarmers

 Table: Wesfarmers - financial performance

Winc

 Table: Winc - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Office Supplies Dealers industry exhibits moderate capital intensity. For every dollar invested in capital in 2019-20, industry operators are expected...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Office Supplies Dealers 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 Office Supplies Dealers in Australia 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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  • Profitability Analysis
    Profitability Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis
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  • 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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