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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 | Apr 2016

Take notes: External competition from online retailers will stifle industry 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
$15bn
Annual Growth 11-16
-5.5%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Employment
81,544
Businesses
7,734
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Office Supply Stores industry has faced tough conditions during the past five years. Although the recession accelerated the industry's decline, traditional office supply stores have long been under pressure from the changing digital landscape and fierce external competition. The changing nature of how information is consumed and disseminated has led to declining demand for many of the industry's core products. Moreover, industry operators have faced strong pressure from discount stores, supercenters, warehouse clubs and online retailers. The industry's outlook remains dim during the next five years, despite the expected growth of consumer confidence, per capita disposable income and corporate profit over the period... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Office Supply Stores industry is in the declining stage of its life cycle. Over the 10 years to 2021, industry value added (IVA), which measures the industry's contribution to the US economy, is expected to decline at an average annual rate of 6.2%. This growth rate indicates that the industry will grow at a far slower rate than GDP, which is projected to increase at an annualized rate of 2.2% over the same period. A number of factors confirm the industry's decline, especially the digitalization of the economy over the past five years, leading to less demand for many of the industry's core products. The trend of declining enterprises and a stable product market also reflect the characteristics of a declining industry... 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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