IBISWorld’s Home Appliance Stores market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.


Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

In the five years to 2017, revenue for home appliance stores in China has been increasing at an annualized rate of 4.7% to $191.1 billion. Rising incomes, the expansion of chain enterprises, greater retail power over suppliers, and wider product ranges have all supported the growth of the industry.

Industry profitability is estimated at 8.7% of industry revenue in 2017. Profit levels vary significantly among different product segments – from about 6.0% for digital appliances up to 14.5% for some kitchen and bathroom appliances. Increased industry competition in recent years has resulted in profit declines as companies reduce prices to maintain sales and increase market share...

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

For every dollar spent on labor in the Home Appliance Store industry in China, about 20 cents are invested in capital. In general, investment in fixed assets is small for home appliance retailers as they usually rent or lease stores instead of purchasing. The major investment is in refitting and refurbishment of stores.

Although the total number of employees required by retailers is relatively high, particularly for sales clerks, employee wages are relatively low. Employees are mainly sales staff who do not have high educational qualifications and are employed on a temporary or part-time basis.


Additional Insights for the Home Appliance Stores Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Home Appliance Stores Industry are

  • Establishment of brand names
  • Ready access to investment funding
  • Proximity to key markets
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Household Discretionary Income and Domestic Goods Prices - Household Appliances in the Home Appliance Stores industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Home Appliance Stores Industry?

    The Home Appliance Store industry in China retails household electric appliances, such as refrigerators, washing machines, color televisions and small electrical appliances. These goods are purchased from domestic and international manufacturers and wholesalers.

    Industry Products
    Televisions, video and audio appliances
    Refrigerators and washing machines
    Kitchen and bathroom appliances, and small appliances
    Digital appliances
    Industry Activities
    Specialized retailing of color televisions, DVD players, refrigerators, washing machines, and air-conditioners
    Specialized retailing of personal stereos, including MP3 and MP4 players, CD players and MD players
    Specialized retailing of sound equipment, including speakers and power amplifiers

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Household Discretionary Income
  • Domestic Goods Prices - Household Appliances
  • Consumer Price Index (Sensitivity)
  • Industry Systems and Technology - Household Appliance mfg

  • Current Performance
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Table: Home Appliance Stores Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Home Appliance Stores Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Households

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Air-Conditioner Manufacturing
  • Audio Equipment Manufacturing
  • Household Electrical Appliance Manufacturing
  • Household Refrigerator and Freezer Manufacturing
  • Mobile Phone Manufacturing
  • TV, DVD & Video Equipment Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Televisions, video and audio appliances
  • Air-conditioners
  • Refrigerators and washing machines
  • Kitchen and bathroom appliances, and small appliances
  • Digital appliances
  • Chart: Home Appliance Stores Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Household disposable income
  • Household electric appliance prices
  • Advances in technology
  • Development of new appliances
  • Credit consumption

  • Major Markets
  • Households replacing old appliances
  • Households purchasing new appliances
  • Business and government
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Home Appliance Stores Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Rent
  • Wages
  • Advertising and promotions
  • Delivery
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Home Appliance Stores

  • Basis of Competition
  • Price
  • Product range and quality
  • Store locations
  • Advertising and promotions
  • After-sales service
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Home Appliance Stores Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Suning Commerce GroupGOME Appliance GroupJiayuan GroupDashang Group
  • Table: Suning Commerce Group - financial performance
  • Table: GOME Appliance Group - financial performance
  • Table: Jiayuan Group - financial performance
  • Table: Dashang Group - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Home Appliance Stores Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Home Appliance Stores Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Total Assets (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Household Electrical Appliances
  • Includes large-sized domestic appliances, such as refrigerators, washing machines, and color televisions.
  • Personal Stereos
  • Includes MP3, MP4 and CD players.
  • Small Electrical Appliances
  • Portable or semi-portable appliances which are used on tabletops, countertops, or other platforms.
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