Overview

Royal flush: Improving consumer sentiment and spending on home improvements will stimulate growth

IBISWorld’s Online Plumbing & Electrical Supply Sales 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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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The development of predictive analysis is expected to capture consumers’ intents and price preferences
  • As mobile internet connections surge, so does the sale of physical goods via mobile devices
  • Growing consumer spending will encourage businesses to expand, accommodating demand

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Online Plumbing and Electrical Supply Sales industry sells electrical wiring and cables, relays and industrial controls, plumbing fixtures, metal and plastic pipe valves and fittings to other businesses, contractors and do-it-yourself customers. Improving consumer sentiment coupled with more construction and private spending on home improvements are expected to stimulate industry growth. However, a new sales tax for web retailers looms in the future, possibly threatening the ability of online retailers to offer such low prices...

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    Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

    The Online Plumbing and Electrical Supply Sales industry is in the growth stage of its life cycle, largely due to the growth of e-commerce as a percentage of total sales. In the 10 years to 2021, industry value added, a measure of the industry's contribution to the overall economy, is expected to grow at an average annual rate of 7.9%. In contrast, GDP is expected to rise at an average annual rate of 2.1% over the same period.

    Over the 10 years to 2021, establishments are expected to increase 7.0%. Although brick-and-mortar sales for industry products has increased, revenue and participation for online industry retailers has increased much more rapidly. The..

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    Additional Insights for the Online Plumbing & Electrical Supply Sales Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Online Plumbing & Electrical Supply Sales Industry are

  • Ability to quickly adopt new technology
  • Ability to control stock on hand
  • Having marketing expertise
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Electric power consumption and Number of broadband connections in the Online Plumbing & Electrical Supply Sales industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Online Plumbing & Electrical Supply Sales Industry?

    This industry comprises of e-tailers that sell plumbing and electrical supplies. Brick-and-mortar sales of plumbing and electrical supplies are not included in this report.

    Industry Products
    Electrical wiring and cables
    Relays and industrial controls and other electrical supplies
    Plumbing fixtures
    Metal pipe valves and fittings
    Plastic pipe fittings and valves
    Other plumbing supplies
    Industry Activities
    Selling electrical wiring and cables
    Selling relays and industrial controls
    Selling plumbing fixtures
    Selling metal pipe valves and fittings
    Selling plastic pipe fittings and valves

    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
  • Electric power consumption
  • Number of broadband connections
  • Percentage of services conducted online
  • Private spending on home improvements
  • Value of private nonresidential construction
  • Consumer Confidence Index

  • Current Performance
  • Rising demand
  • Participation
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Changing landscape
  • Improving technology
  • Table: Online Plumbing & Electrical Supply Sales Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Online Plumbing & Electrical Supply Sales Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Industrial Building Construction
  • Electricians
  • Commercial Building Construction
  • Plumbers
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
  • Valve Manufacturing
  • Wire & Cable Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Electrical wiring and cables
  • Other plumbing supplies
  • Relays and industrial controls and other electrical supplies
  • Plumbing fixtures
  • Metal pipe valves and fittings
  • Plastic pipe fittings and valves
  • Chart: Online Plumbing & Electrical Supply Sales Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Industrial users
  • Nonresidential building construction contractors
  • Residential building construction contractors
  • Commercial clients
  • Utilities
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Online Plumbing & Electrical Supply Sales Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Online Plumbing & Electrical Supply Sales

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Online Plumbing & Electrical Supply Sales Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    The Home Depot Inc. W.W. Grainger Inc.
  • Table: The Home Depot Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: W.W. Grainger Inc. - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Online Plumbing & Electrical Supply 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 Plumbing & Electrical Supply Sales Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Electric power consumption (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Brick And Mortar
  • A traditional business that operates with its customers face to face in an office or store that the business owns or rents.
  • Conduit
  • A pipe or tube through which water or wire passes.
  • Electronic Data Interchange
  • Electronic data interchange (EDI) is a document standard used by commerce companies to track information on orders, shipments and warehouse stock.
  • Electronic Funds Transfer
  • EFT is the process by which funds are transferred from a customer's bank account to a business entity via an e-commerce website.
  • Relays And Industrial Controls
  • Components, primarily used for the automation and optimization of industrial and commercial processes, that reduce maintenance costs.
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