Clean sweep: The increasing trend of wholesale bypass will hinder industry growth

Operators in the Janitorial Equipment Supply Wholesaling industry sell specialized equipment and supplies used by service establishments, including carpet and floor-cleaning equipment, carpet sweepers, vacuuming systems, floor-sanding equipment and mop wringers. The industry also includes beauty parlor and barbershop products, as well as laundry and dry-cleaning products and equipment. Over the five years to 2017, revenue for the Janitorial Equipment Supply Wholesaling industry is expected to very slowly trend downward. Although bolstered by rising corporate profit and greater demand from janitorial services, industry operators contend with potential challenges that are expected to hinder growth prospects...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$21bn
Annual Growth 12-17
-0.1%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
48,871
Businesses
5,814
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry
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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • While an aging population will boost sales, wholesale bypass will constrain demand
  • Wholesale bypass is an increasing trend that will likely hamper growth prospects
  • IBISWorld forecasts that revenue will stagnate over the period
  • Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    The Service Establishment Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesaling industry has a low level of capital intensity in comparison with other wholesale industries. In 2017, IBISWorld estimates that labor and depreciation expenses represent 11.9% and 0.7% of industry revenue, respectively. This means that for every $1.00 spent on wages, operators typically spend $0.06 on capital investment in equipment and machinery.Several industry participants have noted an increase in capital expenditure for information technology systems and the replacement of manufacturing equipment and machinery. This has largely been in response to lower-priced import competition from the Asia-Pacific and South American markets. Fur...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Janitorial Equipment Supply Wholesaling Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Janitorial Equipment Supply Wholesaling Industry are

  • Having links with suppliers
  • Having a loyal customer base
  • Having a good technical knowledge of the product
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Number of businesses and Corporate profit in the Janitorial Equipment Supply Wholesaling industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Janitorial Equipment Supply Wholesaling Industry?

    Operators sell specialized equipment and supplies used by service establishments (except supplies used in offices, stores, hotels, restaurants, schools and health, medical and photographic facilities). Janitorial supplies include carpet-and floor-cleaning equipment, carpet sweepers, vacuuming systems, floor-sanding equipment and mop wringers. The industry also includes beauty parlor and barbershop products and laundry and dry-cleaning products and equipment.

    Industry Products
  • Janitorial equipment and supplies
  • Beauty and barber equipment and supplies
  • Laundry-related equipment and supplies
  • Other products
  • Industry Activities
  • Amusement park equipment wholesaling
  • Beauty parlor equipment and supplies wholesaling
  • Car wash equipment and supplies wholesaling
  • Dry-cleaning equipment and supplies wholesaling
  • Janitorial equipment and supplies wholesaling
  • Undertakers' equipment and supplies wholesaling
  • Upholsterers' equipment and supplies (except fabrics) wholesaling
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Number of businesses
  • Corporate profit
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Demand from janitorial services
  • Number of cremations
  • Number of deaths

  • Current Performance
  • Sustained demand
  • Profitability and consolidation
  • Downstream industries changing
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • A slow climb
  • Pricing competition hinders profit growth
  • Table: Janitorial Equipment Supply Wholesaling Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Janitorial Equipment Supply Wholesaling Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Janitorial Services
  • Hair & Nail Salons
  • Funeral Homes
  • Laundromats

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Copier & Optical Machinery Manufacturing
  • Miscellaneous Product Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Other products
  • Janitorial equipment and supplies
  • Beauty and barber equipment and supplies
  • Laundry-related equipment and supplies
  • Chart: Janitorial Equipment Supply Wholesaling Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Other
  • Janitorial services
  • Beauty salons and barbershops
  • Laundromats and dry-cleaners
  • Funeral supplies
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Janitorial Equipment Supply Wholesaling Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesOther operating costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Janitorial Equipment Supply Wholesaling

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Janitorial Equipment Supply Wholesaling Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Janitorial Equipment Supply Wholesaling Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

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

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Janitorial Equipment Supply Wholesaling Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Number of businesses (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Business To Business (B2b)
  • Transactions that take place between businesses.
  • Washateria
  • A self-service laundromat.
  • Wholesaler Bypass
  • A popular trend within retail and manufacturing industries where producers supply goods directly to stores.
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    IBISWorld’s Janitorial Equipment Supply Wholesaling Industry Research Report offers insight into the market at the national level. Our analysis highlights macro trends in the overall sector and the micro trends faced by companies that do business in the Janitorial Equipment Supply Wholesaling industry. Our five-year outlook forecasts explain how the market is set to change and the product segments that will drive growth.

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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
    • And of course, much more

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