Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Tile and Marble Stores industry has experienced significant growth in the years following the prolonged and substantial downturn in home improvement that plagued the industry amid the housing crisis.Industry revenue has recovered sharply since 2011 in response to steady growth in the number of housing starts, the value of residential construction and private spending on home improvements over the past five years. Over the five years to 2021, IBISWorld forecasts steady growth for the industry that will fall in line with continued stabilization across housing and construction markets. Although the rapid turnaround in housing starts is not expected to continue at the same torrid pace.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter
The Tile and Marble Stores industry has a low level of capital intensity, due to the largely labor intensive nature of the industry's retailing activities. For every dollar spent on wages, $0.07 is allocated toward capital expenditures.
The capital expenditure in this industry includes the basic structural components necessary to conduct business within brick-and-mortar locations. Major expenditures include fixtures and fittings, cash registers, point-of-sale (POS) systems, storage units and transportation equipment. Over the past decade, the industry has undergone considerable change with the implementation of computer scanning technology. As a result, it has simplified labor tasks and minimized the level of human error in processing purchases... purchase to read more