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Home Improvement Stores in the US: Market Research Report

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Home Improvement Stores Market Research Report | NAICS 44411 | Feb 2014

Fixer-upper: Consumer investment in remodeling will revive, supporting revenue growth

The Home Improvement Stores market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$144bn
Annual Growth 09-14
2.2%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
677,566
Businesses
5,078
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Home improvement stores are starting to recover as consumers invest in renovations and remodeling again. Improvements in consumer sentiment, disposable incomes and housing markets have boosted purchases of industry products, but intensifying price competition and the continued dominance of the industry's top players keep profit down. In addition, the do-it-for-me market offers an opportunity for growth, particularly for operators that provide additional services, like installation... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Lumber and other building and structural materials

Accounting for nearly 30.0% of industry sales, lumber and other structural building materials dominate the products demanded. The varying types of structural materials include dimensional lumber, non-treated and treated lumber, boards, engineered wood products, glue-lam and laminated veneer lumber, connectors, joist hangers, tie-downs, floor trusses, roof trusses and framed wall panels. This product segment used to account for as much as 36.0% of sales in the late 1990s, but has declined due to low housing starts and remodeling sentiment... purchase to read more

 


Industry ProductsRelated ReportsTable of Contents

What is the Home Improvement Stores Industry?

Stores in this industry sell a range of home repair and maintenance goods, such as hardware, tools, electrical goods, lumber and structural material for construction and renovations. Hardware stores, which are generally smaller and consequently sell fewer items, are excluded from this industry. Home improvement companies purchase goods from manufacturers and wholesalers, and sell them to end users, such as do-it-yourself consumers and professional contractors.

Industry Products
Lumber and other building and structural materialsTools, equipment, paint and flooringLawn, garden and farm equipment suppliesHousehold appliances, kitchen goods and houseware Plumbing fixtures and suppliesElectrical suppliesHardware
 
Industry Activities
Retailing plumbing goodsRetailing electrical goodsRetailing toolsRetailing housewareRetailing hardwareRetailing lawn and garden suppliesRetailing kitchenware


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