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Builders and Plumbers Merchants Market Report - UK 2017-2021 Analysis

Builders and Plumbers Merchants Market Report - UK 2017-2021 Analysis

The 15th edition of the 'Builders and Plumbers Merchants Market Report - UK 2017-2021 Analysis' provides an informed and up-to-date review of this influential market and addresses the market size and structure, key market drivers, key companies, product mix and ongoing changes in the supply chain driven by factors such as technology.

Key issues covered in the report:

Detailed assessment of the market - analysis of the market size, structure and recent developments in the market in the light of a strengthened building and construction industry.
Market forecasts to 2021.
Assessment of key influences - market size, influencing market factors, key players and customer groups.
Market analysis - key characteristics of market, SWOT etc.
Analysis by product group - market size, product mix, sector trends and merchants market share.

Areas of particular interest include:

Analysis of market size; comprehensive review of key factors/trends influencing the market.
Market performance to 2016 and forecasts through to 2021.
Review of leading national players and other important regional companies.
Product group analysis - market sizes, influences, trends and merchant shares.
Identification of key customer groups in merchant market.
Changing customer buying behaviour - demand for online purchasing, click & collect.
Detailed market data and insight on the builders and plumbers merchants market by AMA Research, a leading UK provider of construction market intelligence.

The Merchants

National merchants - turnover, company structure, recent performance, market share.
Regional merchants - key players, turnover, main product areas and branch numbers.
Buying groups - identification of the main groups and sector consolidation.
Merchants characteristics - product ranges, profitability, debtors, turnover per employee.
Strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats in the merchant sector.

Builders and Plumbers Merchants Market

The merchants market - key characteristics of the market, analysis by value from 2012-2021, drivers, insight, market intelligence, trends and forecasts to 2021.
Dominance of the national merchants - Travis Perkins, Saint Gobain, Grafton, Wolseley and Screwfix; market mix by merchants type (nationals, regionals & locals).
Market trends and major factors influencing market development - growth of online purchasing, 'click & collect' etc.
Identification of merchant's main customers.
Product pricing trends in the industry.
Review of market structure - lightside and heavyside product distribution.
Merchants share of overall construction output.
Merchants share by each product group.

Products and Suppliers

Product group reviewed - plumbing & drainage, heating & ventilation, bricks, blocks, clay & concrete products, cement & plaster materials, timber & timber products, kitchen furniture & appliances, roofing & insulation, decorating materials and ironmongery & miscellaneous.
Product mix for builders and plumbers merchants.
Analysis by product group - market size 2012-2016 and product mix within each sector. Review of products including recent major trends and key factors affecting the sub-sector.

Future Prospects

Forecast of expected market development - short term prospects and medium term prospects through to 2021.
Positive and negative factors affecting the market - increasing confidence for sustained UK economy recovery; residential & non-domestic construction levels, public and private sector performance likely to differ substantially.
Outlook for the builders and plumbers merchants' market through to 2021 and key drivers.


  • INTRODUCTION
    • Sources of Information
  • SUMMARY & MARKET PROSPECTS
    • Summary
    • Market Prospects
  • ECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT
    • GDP
      • Table GDP Data - 2013-2017 - Key Constituent Elements
    • Inflation & Interest Rates
    • Unemployment
    • Household Consumption
    • Housing & Construction
    • Sterling
      • Table Exchange Rate Fluctuations 2013-2019 - Sterling to The Dollar, And The Euro, Spot Rates
    • Population Profile
    • Conclusions
  • THE BUILDERS AND PLUMBERS' MERCHANTS MARKET
    • Definition
    • Products
      • Product Range
        • Table Change in Product Category Definitions
    • Market Structure
      • Lightside Product Distribution
      • Heavyside Product Distribution
      • Buying Groups
    • Market Size
      • Table UK Builders & Plumbers Merchants' Market 2012 to 2021 - By Value (£m MerchSP)
      • Current Trends
      • Market Prospects
    • Merchants' Share of Construction Output
      • Table Merchants' Share of UK Construction Output 2012 to 2017 (£bn)
    • Building & Construction Market Influences
      • Non-Residential Construction Market
      • The Housing Market
        • Table House Building Starts & Completions (UK) 2012 to 2021 - by Volume (`000 Dwellings)
        • Table House Building Completions (UK) 2012 to 2021 - by Volume (`000 Dwellings)
  • THE BUILDERS & PLUMBERS MERCHANTS
    • Market Share
    • Merchant Company Profiles
      • National Merchants
        • Table Key Indicators UK Builders Merchants' Market - Travis Perkins
        • Table Key Indicators UK Builders Merchants' Market - Wolseley UK
        • Table Key Indicators UK Builders Merchants' Market - Saint Gobain Building Distribution
        • Table Key Indicators UK Builders' Merchant Market - Grafton UK Building Products Distribution
        • Table Key Indicators UK Builders' Merchant Market - Screwfix
      • Large Regional Merchants
      • Medium & Small Size Regionals
        • Table Leading Smaller Regional Merchant Companies 2015
      • Local Merchants
    • Characteristics of Builders & Plumbers' Merchants
      • Profitability
        • Table Merchants' Profitability 2012 to 2016
      • Debtors
        • Table Merchants' Debtors Levels 2012 to 2016
      • Turnover Per Employee
        • Table Merchants' Turnover Per Employee 2012 to 2016
      • Pricing and Prices
        • Table Percentage Change of Price Indices of Construction Materials 2012- 2016
    • Merchants' Market - SWOT Analysis
      • Table Merchants' Market SWOT Analysis
    • Merchants' Competitors
  • MERCHANTS' CUSTOMERS
    • Builders
      • Housebuilders/General Builders
        • Table Enterprises Registered for VAT Involved in Construction of Buildings by Turnover Band 2012 & 2016
      • Commercial Construction
      • Civil Engineering
    • Plumbing & Heating Contractors
      • Table Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning Installers Registered for VAT by Turnover Band 2016
    • Mechanical & Electrical Contractors
      • Table UK Enterprises Registered for VAT Involved in MEP Activities by Employment Size Band - 2016
    • Other Customers
  • PRODUCTS
    • Product Mix
    • Merchant Shares by Product
      • Table Merchants' Share of Market Sectors 2016 (£m Merch SP)
    • Product Trends
      • Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC)
      • Timber & Glazing
      • Bricks, Blocks, Building Envelopes and Concrete (BBBEC)
      • Cement & Plaster
      • Domestic Kitchens
      • Plumbing and Drainage
      • Bathrooms
      • Roofing & Insulation
      • Decorating
      • Other Products

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