Pooling revenue: Increased dwelling commencements have aided industry revenue

Revenue for the Swimming Pool and Spa Equipment Stores industry is expected to grow over the five years through 2017-18. Following the adverse effects of severe drought and stringent water restrictions over the previous five-year period, industry revenue has recovered over the current five years. This recovery has been aided by growth in real household discretionary income and an upturn in dwelling commencements. However, despite these positive trends, annual fluctuations in the availability of water and negative consumer sentiment have placed downward pressure on demand during the period. Industry revenue is forecast to grow by an annualised 2.5% in 2017-18, to reach $685.5 million. This includes growth of 1.3% in the current year, due to a modest rise in water availability...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$686m
Annual Growth 13-18
2.5%
Forecast Growth 18-23
Profit
Employment
4,952
Businesses
1,053
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Growth in discretionary income and dwelling commencements has boosted demand for pools and spas
  • Despite increasing competition, industry profitability has grown as a share of revenue
  • Employment is expected to increase over the period as firms emphasise customer service
  • Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    The industry exhibits low market share concentration. No operator accounts for more than 5% of revenue. The industry is highly fragmented and is dominated by small-sized operators. Most swimming pool and spa equipment stores are independently owned and service local markets. There are several franchise businesses that take advantage of group marketing, product and administrative synergies. However, even when the revenue of individually owned franchises is consolidated, their contribution to the overall market share is still relatively small. Competition within the market is increasing, with the industry consolidating to a small degree. Market share concentration is expected to remain low over the next five years...purchase to read more.

    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 Real household discretionary income and Consumer sentiment index in the Swimming Pool and Spa Equipment Stores industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Swimming Pool and Spa Equipment Stores Industry?

    Industry operators primarily sell above-ground and in-ground swimming pools and spas, swimming pool equipment, pool chemicals, cleaning and maintenance products, and recreational items intended for swimming pool use. Industry products are sourced from domestic and international suppliers and then resold via brick-and-mortar stores or online site operated by industry players. Revenue derived from the sale of services, such as pool maintenance, is excluded from the industry.

    Industry Products
  • Pool chemicals
  • Pool equipment and accessories
  • Pool toys and leisure products
  • Pools and spas
  • Industry Activities
  • In-ground swimming pool and spa retailing
  • Above-ground swimming pool and spa retailing
  • Swimming pool and spa equipment retailing
  • Swimming pool and spa chemical retailing
  • Swimming pool and spa accessories retailing
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Real household discretionary income
  • Consumer sentiment index
  • Availability of water
  • Dwelling commencements

  • Current Performance
  • Trading conditions
  • Water restrictions
  • Industry structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Operating landscape
  • Competition

    and profit

  • 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

  • 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
    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
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Swimming Pool and Spa Equipment Stores

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

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    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
    Table: Industry Data for the Swimming Pool and Spa Equipment Stores 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
    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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