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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 | Apr 2015

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

IBISWorld’s Home Improvement 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.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$145bn
Annual Growth 10-15
4.1%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
615,264
Businesses
5,397
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 may threaten profit. In addition, the do-it-for-me market offers an opportunity for growth, particularly for operators that provide additional services, such as installation... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

The Home Improvement Stores industry has moderate barriers to entry. A high degree of market concentration by the industry's top two firms, as well as the high start-up costs necessary to enter the industry may inhibit the creation of new businesses. But given that the industry is particularly labor-intensive, the relative availability of labor keeps the barriers to entry at a medium level, as do overall low levels of regulation in the retail industry.

This industry has a high level of industry concentration with the top players expected to account for more than 90.0% of the available market share in 2015. The industry's two largest companies collectively operate nearly 3,700 stores across the United States... 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 materialsHardware, tools and plumbing & electrical suppliesLawn, garden and farm equipment suppliesHousehold appliances, kitchen goods and housewaresPaint, wallpaper and other coatingsFlooring and floor coveringsFurniture, including sleep equipment and outdoor/patio furniture
 
Industry Activities
Retailing plumbing goodsRetailing electrical goodsRetailing toolsRetailing housewaresRetailing hardwareRetailing lawn and garden suppliesRetailing kitchenware


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