Market Research Logo

Building & Home Improvement Products Distribution Market Report - UK 2017-2021 Analysis

Building & Home Improvement Products Distribution Market Report - UK 2017-2021 Analysis

The 8th edition of the ‘Building and Home Improvement Products Distribution Market Report – UK 2017-2021 Analysis’ reviews the changing nature of distribution of building products in the UK, driven by the growth of the ‘Omni-channel’, the shift to internet purchasing and specification and the shift away from the ‘one-stop-shop’ phenomenon, it also considers the drivers behind these changes and likely future direction.

Key issues covered in the report include:

  • Assessment of building & home improvements market - analysis of market structure, recent developments and changes.
  • Changing channels – shift to Omni channel, growth of Screwfix / Toolstation, increasing influence of the Internet, fading DIY, impact on national builders merchants, home improvement multiples, electrical wholesalers, etc.
  • Analysis by product group – market size, product mix and distribution.
  • Forecasts of market developments to 2021.
Areas of Particular interest include:
  • Review of key channels – distribution channel shares, growth of internet etc.
  • Identification of key players in the market and challenges facing these companies.
  • Key product groups – product sector sizes, review of major sectors, distribution channel shares by product group, recent and future changes etc.
  • Forecast of market performance in 2016 through to 2021 and analysis of the key factors affecting future performance.
Key areas covered in the Report:

The Building And Home Improvement Product Distribution Market
  • Building and home improvement product distribution market – analysis by value from 2012-2016, with forecasts to 2021, key characteristics of this market. Impact of the economy and construction on the structure of the market - market trends and major factors influencing market development.
  • Trends and changing channels – shift to Omni channel, growth of Screwfix / Toolstation, increasing influence of the Internet, fading DIY, impact on national builders merchants, home improvement multiples, electrical wholesalers, etc.
  • Socio economic and demographic drivers behind some of these changes, how they might develop in the next few years. Impact on national distribution operations, shift to cherry picking and away from one-stop-shopping.
  • Market infrastructure – suppliers, distributors, contractors, specifiers and end-users.
  • Review of key distribution channels, market share by key distribution channels by major product group, strengths & weaknesses, comparisons of performance 2012-16, including direct, builders and plumbers merchants, home improvement multiples, omni channels, electrical wholesalers, garden centres etc. Product mix of channels in overall market.
  • Builders & plumbers merchants – leading merchant shares, company structure, turnover, branch numbers.
  • Home improvement multiples – shares, company structure, turnover & branch numbers of key players.
  • Electrical wholesalers and garden centres – sector characteristics, company profiles.
  • Other channels – including direct supply, internet, other trade and retail routes.
Products and Suppliers
  • Product groups reviewed - decorating materials; bathrooms; kitchens; garden products; hardware; electrical products; roofing & insulation; bricks, blocks, building envelope & concrete; cement & plaster materials; timber & glazing; HVAC & plumbing products and other products.
  • Overall sector sizes for each product group, mix between channels.
  • Estimated shares in 2016 of the main product groups by the key channels.
  • Analysis by product group - market size 2012-2016 and product mix within each sector, recent trends, future prospects etc.
  • Distribution channel mix for each product group.


  • Future Prospects

  • Forecast of market development – short & medium term prospects up to 2021.
  • Positive and negative factors affecting the market – performance of UK economy, housebuilding, non-domestic construction, consumer confidence & spending etc.


  • INTRODUCTION
    • Sources of Information
  • SUMMARY & FUTURE PROSPECTS
    • Summary
      • Table UK Market for Building and Home Improvement Product Distribution 2012 to 2021 – By Value (£m DSP)
    • Future Prospects
  • ECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT
    • GDP
      • Table GDP Data – 2013-2016 – Key Constituent Elements
    • Inflation & Interest Rates
    • Unemployment
    • Household Consumption
    • Housing & Construction
    • Sterling
      • Table Exchange Rate Fluctuations 2012-2019 - Sterling to The Dollar, And The Euro, Spot Rates
    • Population Profile
    • Conclusions
  • BUILDING AND HOME IMPROVEMENT PRODUCTS DISTRIBUTION MARKET
    • Definition
      • Table Change In Product Category Definitions
    • Building and Home Improvement Products Distribution Market
      • Background
      • Market Prospects – 2016 to 2021
    • Building & Home Improvement Products Share of Construction Output
      • Table Product & Material Share of UK Construction Output 2012- 2020 (£billion current prices)
    • Market Influences
      • Overall Construction Market
      • The Housing Market
        • Table House Building Starts and Completions (UK) 2012 to 2021 - by Volume (`000 Dwellings)
        • Table House Building Share of Completions (UK) 2012 to 2021 - by Volume
      • Additional Factors Influencing the Market
    • Products and Materials
  • DISTRIBUTION SUPPLY CHAIN
    • Distribution Structure
      • Supply Chain
      • Distribution Market Shares
      • Key Changes In The Market In Recent Years
    • Builders And Plumbers Merchants
      • Definition
      • Market Size
        • Table UK Building & Plumbing Merchants' Market 2012 to 2021 – By Value (£m at Merchant Selling Prices)
      • Products
      • Market Structure
        • Table Builders Merchants Market Share 2015
      • Merchant Companies
        • Table Larger Regional Merchant Companies
        • Table Medium & Small Size Regional Merchant Companies
    • Home Improvement Multiples
      • Definition
      • Market Size
        • Table UK Home Improvement Multiples Market 2012 - 2021 – By Value (RSP)
      • Products
      • Market Structure
        • Table Home improvement multiples - Market Shares 2015
      • Home Improvement Companies
    • Electrical Wholesalers
    • Multi-Channel / Trade Distributors
    • Garden Centres
    • Other Channels
      • Direct
      • Other Trade
      • Other Retail
      • Internet
  • PRODUCT REVIEW
    • Overview
      • Table Product Mix by Distribution Channel 2016 – DSP (% Share by Product Sector)
    • Mix of Heavyside and Lightside Products
    • Decorating Products Market
      • Table Decorating Materials Market 2012-2021 (£m DSP)
    • Bathroom Products Market
      • Table Bathroom Products Market 2012-2021 (£m DSP)
    • Garden Products Market
      • Table Garden Products Market 2012-2021 (£m DSP)
    • Hardware, Tools and Fixings Market
      • Table Hardware, Tools and Fixings Market 2012-2021 (£m DSP)
    • Electrical and Lighting Products Market
      • Table Electrical and Lighting Market 2012-2021 (£m DSP)
    • Domestic Kitchen Market
      • Table UK Domestic Kitchen Market 2012-2021 (£m DSP)
    • Roofing and Insulation
      • Table Roofing & Insulation Products Market 2012-2021 (£m DSP)
    • Bricks, Blocks, Building Envelope and Concrete
      • Table UK Bricks, Blocks and Concrete Goods Market 2012-2021 (£m DSP)
    • Cement & Plaster
      • Table UK Cement and Plaster Materials Market 2012-2021 (£m DSP)
    • Timber and Glazing
      • Table UK Timber and Glazing Products Market 2012-2021 (£m DSP)
    • HVAC & Plumbing
      • Table UK HVAC, Plumbing & Drainage Market 2012-2021 (£m DSP)
    • Other Products
      • Table Market value for `Other' Products 2012-2021 (£m DSP)

Download our eBook: How to Succeed Using Market Research

Learn how to effectively navigate the market research process to help guide your organization on the journey to success.

Download eBook

Share this report