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Power tools: Revenue will grow as the construction market continues to gain momentum

The Online Hardware & Tool Sales market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

REPORT SNAPSHOT

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Steady economic growth and an increase in consumer spending will lead to strong growth
  • Industry operators must grapple with an increasingly competitive environment
  • As construction and renovation activities return, demand for tools will grow

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Online Hardware and Tool Sales industry has grown remarkably for more than a decade, as consumers are increasingly choosing to shop online rather than through more traditional venues. Online shopping has become more conventional for American consumers, primarily because of the convenience it offers and the potential savings consumers can capitalize on. Industry revenue will continue to increase over the five years to 2021, especially as the overall construction market continues to recover and gain momentum. However, the looming threat of regulation may hamper sales, and heightened competition is projected to slow profit growth in the coming years...

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    Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    The Online Hardware and Tool Sales industry has grown remarkably for more than a decade, as consumers are increasingly choosing to shop online rather than through more traditional venues. Because hardware and tools are used for home repair projects and construction, their demand relies on private spending on home improvement as well as the overall state of the construction market. Online shopping has become more conventional for US consumers, primarily because of the convenience it offers and the potential savings consumers can capitalize on. That is to say, not only can consumers order from home or work at ease, but comparing prices and finding the best deals for specific items has become a major advantage over traditional shopping at brick-and-mortar locations. Con..

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    Additional Insights for the Online Hardware & Tool Sales Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Online Hardware & Tool Sales Industry are

  • Having a loyal customer base
  • Ability to quickly adopt new technology
  • Ability to control stock on hand
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Percentage of services conducted online and Private spending on home improvements in the Online Hardware & Tool Sales industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Online Hardware & Tool Sales Industry?

    This industry retails a broad range of building renovation equipment and supplies via the internet. Hardware, plumbing, electrical and paint-related supplies and tools are the most commonly listed goods.

    Industry Products
    Hardware and tools
    Lawn and garden supplies
    Paint and sundries
    Lumber, structural materials and other related supplies
    Industry Activities
    Retailing hardware
    Retailing plumbing supplies and fixtures
    Retailing handheld tools
    Retailing gardening supplies
    Retailing paint and related accessories
    Retailing home accessories

    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
  • Percentage of services conducted online
  • Private spending on home improvements
  • Number of mobile internet connections
  • Value of residential construction
  • Consumer spending
  • World price of crude oil

  • Current Performance
  • Technological sophistication creates growth
  • Slowed demand and higher competition force renovation
  • Sales tax legislated to affect operators
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Technological breakthroughs
  • E-tailers drill down focus to boost traffic
  • Legislation
  • Table: Online Hardware & Tool Sales Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Online Hardware & Tool Sales Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Carpenters
  • Roofing Contractors
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Electrical Equipment Wholesaling
  • Paint Wholesaling
  • Plumbing & Heating Supplies Wholesaling
  • Tool & Hardware Wholesaling

  • Products & Services
  • Hardware and tools
  • Other
  • Lumber, structural materials and other related supplies
  • Lawn and garden supplies
  • Paint and sundries
  • Chart: Online Hardware & Tool Sales Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Professionals related to do-it-for-me projects
  • Professionals related to commercial projects
  • Do-it-yourself customers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Online Hardware & Tool Sales Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesDepreciationOther
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Online Hardware & Tool Sales

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Online Hardware & Tool Sales Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    W.W. Grainger Inc.Amazon.com Inc.The Home Depot Inc. Lowe's Companies Inc.Wolseley PLC
  • Table: W.W. Grainger Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Amazon.com Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: The Home Depot Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Lowe's Companies Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Wolseley PLC - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Online Hardware & Tool Sales 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 Online Hardware & Tool Sales Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Consumer spending (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Brick And Mortar
  • A store that has a physical presence and location, as opposed to an online retailer.
  • Do-It-For-Me (Difm)
  • Customers who typically purchase materials themselves and hire third parties or professionals to complete the projects.
  • Do-It-Yourself (Diy)
  • A category of customers that includes homeowners who purchase products and complete their own projects.
  • E-Tailer
  • A retailer that primarily sells goods and services via the internet. Many of these companies do not have brick-and-mortar locations.
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    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
    • Helps you understand market dynamics to give you a deeper understanding of industry competition and the supply chain.
    • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.
    The Online Hardware & Tool Sales market research report includes:
    • 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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