Online Office and School Supply Sales in Australia - Market Research Report

Online Office and School Supply Sales industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 0.7%

The Online Office and School Supply Sales industry has recorded strong revenue growth over the past five years. Growth in the number of internet subscribers and industry operators investing more in ecommerce platforms have fuelled demand over the period. However, a surge in internet connectivity and the shift to digital mediums have severely weakened demand for traditional office supplies, such as pens and paper-based stationery. Growing demand for online connectivity has fuelled demand for internet-capable devices, such as laptops and tablets, over the past five years. This trend has reduced demand for traditional office supplies, such as paper and toner. To combat waning demand for these products, industry operators have gradually expanded their pr...
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Online Office and School Supply Sales industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The Online Office and School Supply Sales industry is forecast to continue expanding over the next five years. Growth in capital expenditure by both the private and public sectors is projected to support demand for industry products. In addition, rising internet penetration is anticipated to fuel industry revenue growth, as traditional retailers increasingly promote and enhance their online channels to complement their physical presence over the period. Despite trending downward, business confidence is forecast to remain positive over the next five years, supporting revenue growth. Consumers are anticipated to increasingly shift their office supply shopping online, further boosting industry revenue. Industry revenue is forecast to increase at an annu...
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Online Office and School Supply Sales industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $2bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 2,015
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 5,523

Biggest companies in the Online Office and School Supply Sales industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Online Office and School Supply Sales in Australia industry include Winc Australia Pty Limited, Wesfarmers Limited, OfficeMax Australia Limited and D & M Lyone Holdings Pty Ltd.

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What is Online Office and School Supply Sales industry?

Industry Definition

Industry firms primarily treat or dispose of solid, liquid and other waste types, including hazardous waste. The industry also includes businesses that mainly operate landfills, combustors, incinerators, compost dumps and other treatment facilities (except sewage treatment facilities), including waste transfer stations.

Industry Products and Services

  • Treatment and disposal of lightweight materials
  • Treatment and disposal of liquids
  • Treatment and disposal of organics
  • Treatment and disposal of heavy materials
  • Treatment and disposal of hazardous materials

Industry Activities

  • Garbage disposal services
  • Hazardous waste treatment and disposal services
  • Non-hazardous waste treatment and disposal services
  • Operating landfills
  • Operating other waste treatment facilities
  • Rubbish dump or tip operation
  • Sanitary disposal services
  • Septic tank pumping or cleaning services (except repairs and maintenance)

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry operators sell stationery, school and office supplies online. The industry includes the online sales of pure-play retailers and traditional bricks-and-mortar retailers that primarily sell office supplies. Online sales of computing equipment, furniture and break room supplies are included in the industry, but online textbook sales are excluded.

Main Activities

  • Online office equipment sales
  • Online office furniture sales
  • Online printer and ink sales
  • Online stationery sales
  • Online computing equipment sales

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Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

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Business confidence index
Capital expenditure by the private sector
Real household discretionary income
Capital expenditure by the public sector

Current Performance

Industry structure
Product range
Demand factors
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

External competition
Industry structure
 Table: Online Office and School Supply Sales in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Online Office and School Supply Sales in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Education and Training in Australia
Public Administration and Safety
Consumers




Key Selling Industries

Computer and Electronic Office Equipment 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 Online Office and School Supply Sales industry supplies a range of products to households, businesses and government bodies. While all operators provi...
Government departments
Households




Demand Determinants

Demand for office and school supplies is driven by a range of factors, including business confidence, discretionary income and technological developments....
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Major Markets

Government departments
Households





 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Online Office and School Supply Sales in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

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

Market Share Concentration

The Online Office and School Supply Sales industry displays moderate market share concentration. The four largest players in the industry are expected to ...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Online Office and School Supply Sales in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Online Office and School Supply Sales in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

Winc Australia Pty Limited wholesales and retails stationery and office supplies. The company derives most of its sales from online and telephone transact...
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Winc

 Table: Winc - financial performance

Wesfarmers

 Table: Wesfarmers - financial performance

OfficeMax

 Table: OfficeMax - financial performance

Complete Office Supplies

 Table: Complete Office Supplies - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Online Office and School Supply Sales industry exhibits moderate capital intensity. For every dollar spent on capital in 2019-20, industry operators s...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Online Office and School Supply Sales 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 Online Office and School Supply Sales 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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  • Revenue Forecasts
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  • Historical and Forecast Growth
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  • Industry Market Size
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  • 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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