AMA Research are pleased to announce the publication of the seventh edition of the report Building and Home Improvement Products Distribution Market Report – UK 2013-2017 Analysis. The report provides an informed and up-to-date review of this market and includes a review of recent market trends and forecasts over the next few years.
The report contains
DETAILED ASSESSMENT OF BUILDING & HOME IMPROVEMENTS MARKET –analysis of market structure and recent developments. HIGHLY FRAGMENTED MARKET – key distribution channels including builders merchants, DIY multiples, direct supply, electrical wholesalers, garden centres, specialist distributors, department & variety stores and Internet & mail order. ANALYSIS BY PRODUCT GROUP - market size, product mix and distribution. FORECASTS OF MARKET DEVELOPMENTS TO 2017.
Despite difficult market conditions in 2012/13, it is worth highlighting that the total UK construction industry is still worth over £100 billion at contractors prices in 2012 – accounting for around 7% of the UK economy.
Within this total, the UK market for building and home improvement products and materials is valued at around £40 billion and this report provides a broad overall assessment of the market, key product sectors, distribution channels and their relative strengths in different product sectors.
Of particular interest:
Review of key channels - distribution channel shares, growth of Internet etc.
Identification of key players in the market.
Key product groups – £40 billion market - product sector sizes, distribution channel shares for different products, recent and future changes etc.
Forecast of market performance in 2013 through to 2017 and analysis of the key factors affecting future performance.
Key areas of coverage in the report include:-
Building and home improvement product distribution market – analysis by value from 2007-2012, with forecasts to 2017, key characteristics of this c. £40 billion market.
Market infrastructure - suppliers, distributors, contractors, specifiers and end-users.
Overview of key distribution channels – dominance by merchants and DIY multiples in a highly fragmented market. Product mix in Merchants and DIY multiples channels.
Impact of the recession on the structure of the market - market trends and major factors influencing market development.
Builders and Plumbers Merchants – shares of leading merchants, company structure, turnover and branch numbers of key players.
DIY Multiples – shares, company structure, turnover & branch numbers of key players.
Independent Hardware & DIY Stores – characteristics, branch numbers and turnover.
Other channels – including electrical wholesalers, garden centres, Internet & mail order etc.
Market shares of key distribution channels – by major product group, strengths & weaknesses, comparisons of performance 2002-12.
PRODUCTS AND SUPPLIERS
Product groups reviewed - decorating materials, bathrooms, kitchens, garden products, hardware, electrical products, roofing & insulation, bricks, blocks, cement & plaster materials, timber & glazing and heating, plumbing & drainage products.
Overall sector sizes for each product group, mix between channels.
Estimated shares in 2012 of the main product groups by the key channels.
Analysis by product group - market size 2007-2013 and product mix within each sector, recent trends, future prospects etc.
Distribution channel mix for each product group.
Forecast of market development – short & medium term prospects up to 2017.
Positive and negative factors affecting the market – performance of UK economy, housebuilding, non-domestic construction, consumer confidence & spending etc.