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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 | Aug 2014

Fixer-upper: Consumer investment in remodeling will revive, supporting 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
$159bn
Annual Growth 09-14
3.3%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
712,190
Businesses
5,307
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 Locations Chapter

As with most retail industries, the location of home improvement stores is driven primary by consumer demand and, as such, will fall mostly in line with population trends across the country. Store locations will in turn influence the employment level and wage bill for each region. A greater number of residents in a particular region will generally equate to stronger demand for goods retailed by the Home Improvement Stores industry. In 2014, the Southeast region will account for the largest proportion of industry establishments (about 30.2%), and the largest share in the US population (about 25.4%).

The high population in the Southeast is strongly impacted by the number of residents living in Florida, which alone accounts for 6.1% of the national population... purchase to read more

 


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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 housewaresPlumbing fixtures and suppliesElectrical suppliesHardware
 
Industry Activities
Retailing plumbing goodsRetailing electrical goodsRetailing toolsRetailing housewaresRetailing hardwareRetailing lawn and garden suppliesRetailing kitchenware


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