Holding water: The relaxing of water restrictions has helped boost industry revenue

IBISWorld’s Swimming Pool and Spa Equipment Stores 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.


Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Swimming Pool and Spa Equipment Stores industry is starting to emerge from troubled waters, following the adverse effects of severe drought and stringent water restrictions. Turbulent economic conditions and subdued discretionary spending depressed demand for the industry's products during the drought. However, the industry has since returned to growth, with revenue expected to increase by an annualised 2.9% over the five years through 2016-17, to reach $657.9 million. Significant investment in housing construction has also benefited industry operators, boosting orders for new pools and spas. As a results, industry revenue is projected to grow by 2.2% in 2016-17...

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What is the Swimming Pool and Spa Equipment Stores industry?

The industry sells both above-ground and in-ground pools and spas, and products used for their upkeep and general maintenance. Items used for leisure or entertainment purposes are also sold by the industry. New pools or spas have high price tags, but are not the industry's largest revenue source. The largest portion of the industry's revenue is derived from chemicals and pool equipment, which all pool owners are required to purchase regularly.

Pools and spas

Industry operators sell a range of in-ground and above-ground swimming pools and spas. Costs vary significantly depending on the size and materials of the pool or spa. Pools and spas are often sold as part of a package that includes a pump, filter and cleaning equipment. Hig...

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Additional Insights for the Swimming Pool and Spa Equipment Stores Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Swimming Pool and Spa Equipment Stores Industry are

  • Proximity to key markets
  • Ensuring pricing policy is appropriate
  • Having a good technical knowledge of the product
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Availability of water and Consumer sentiment index in the Swimming Pool and Spa Equipment Stores industry impact industry performance..

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    Products & Brands

    Major products in this industry
    Pool chemicals
    Pool equipment and accessories
    Pool toys and leisure products
    Pools and spas

    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
  • Availability of water
  • Consumer sentiment index
  • Real household discretionary income
  • Dwelling commencements

  • Current Performance
  • Previous challenges
  • Wave of response
  • A rising market
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Weather forecast
  • Economic outlook
  • Table: Swimming Pool and Spa Equipment Stores Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Swimming Pool and Spa Equipment Stores Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Residential Property Operators
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Industrial and Agricultural Chemical Product Wholesaling
  • Plumbing Goods Wholesaling
  • Pump and Compressor Manufacturing
  • Toy and Sporting Goods Wholesaling

  • Products & Services
  • Pool chemicals
  • Pools and spas
  • Pool equipment and accessories
  • Pool toys and leisure products
  • Chart: Swimming Pool and Spa Equipment Stores Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Discretionary income
  • Average site area of new houses
  • Weather

  • Major Markets
  • Homeowners
  • Property managers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Swimming Pool and Spa Equipment Stores Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Depreciation
  • Marketing and other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Swimming Pool and Spa Equipment Stores

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal
  • External

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Swimming Pool and Spa Equipment Stores Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    There are no major players in this industry
    Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Swimming Pool and Spa Equipment Stores 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 Swimming Pool and Spa Equipment Stores Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Above-Ground Pool
  • A pool (either permanent or temporary) installed above ground elevation.
  • Chlorine
  • A chemical used to clean and disinfect swimming pools and spas.
  • In-Ground Pool
  • A pool installed at ground level, generally requiring excavation of the land to accommodate the pool.
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