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Office Supply Stores in the US: Market Research Report

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Office Supply Stores Market Research Report | NAICS 45321 | Jul 2014

Back to work: Higher incomes and business profit will spur demand, but competition will stifle growth

IBISWorld’s Office Supply Stores market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$21bn
Annual Growth 09-14
-1.8%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
100,690
Businesses
9,714
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Office supply stores are set for a rebound, albeit a small one. Competition remains high from online retailers, supercenters and warehouse clubs, forcing some operators to leave the industry in the midst of the recovery. However, corporate profit and consumer spending are projected to improve over the next five years, driving modest growth in revenue... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

The Office Supply Stores industry has encountered several challenges in the five years to 2014 and it has yet to fully recover. As businesses earned lower profit and households weathered low disposable income during the recession, both major downstream markets significantly cut back spending on office supplies and postponed purchases of big-ticket items, like computers and copy machines. Furthermore, office supply specialty stores have faced heightened competition from discount department stores, warehouse clubs, supercenters and e-commerce websites, which have undercut demand and eroded the industry's sales... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Office Supply Stores Industry?

This industry includes stores that primarily sell stationery, school supplies and office supplies. Stores may also sell a combination of new computers, office equipment, furniture and supplies. This industry does not include general merchandisers or electronic retailers.

Industry Products
Office supplies and equipmentServicesOffice machinesOffice furnitureTechnology
 
Industry Activities
Retailing office suppliesRetailing school suppliesRetailing stationery Retailing furnitureRetailing computers


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