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Internet Plumbing and Heating Market Report - UK 2018-2022

Internet Plumbing and Heating Market Report - UK 2018-2022

The 4th Edition of the 'Internet Plumbing & Heating Market Report - UK 2018-2022' incorporates original input and primary research, it represents an up-to-date and informed report on the market for bathroom, shower, wetroom and heating products that are sold on transactional websites by specialist online plumbing retailers and multi-channel non-specialists.

Key content covered:

  • UK Internet Plumbing & Heating Market - size, recent trends and key influences, forecasts and future trends up to 2022.
  • Analysis by market sector - Bathroom, Shower, Wetroom and Heating Products - size, product mix, trends and influences.
  • Market structure - review of market structure, split between online specialists and non-specialists, market shares of major specialist players, company profiles, anticipated future developments.
  • Operational characteristics - analysis of leading online specialist websites, features, key trends and influences.
Key areas of particular interest include:
  • Market development in 2013-18 - the internet is the fastest growing channel of the overall plumbing and heating market driven by convenience and the widespread availability of 4G mobile internet technology and installation of superfast broadband in UK homes.
  • Key product mix trends - bathroom, shower, wetroom and heating products.
  • Purchasing trends - more trade and consumer users are shopping 'on the go' via smartphone or tablet.
  • Supply and distribution - structures and shares. Specialist plumbing retailers and multi-channel non-specialists.
  • Market prospects to 2022 - including review of key market drivers.
  • Detailed market data and insight on the internet plumbing and heating market by AMA Research, a leading UK provider of construction market intelligence.
Market Overview

UK internet plumbing and heating market - market definition, overview of market size by value, recent and current situation 2013-2017 with estimates for 2018, recent market performance, factors underpinning demand and value growth.
Internet trends - overall UK e-retail market, mobile internet access, mobile devices, typical purchaser profile by age and sex, trends in online household goods purchases etc.
Shopping trends - increasing online research, higher expectations of shorter delivery times and costs, growth of 'click and collect' and alternative pick-up locations, importance of social networking, influence of customer reviews and blogs, easier identification of lowest prices, use of voucher codes, payment flexibility, importance of marketplace websites, and growth in digital advertising - particularly mobile.
Market prospects - market size, key growth areas, market developments and forecast trends up to 2022.

Product Mix

Overall product mix - by value and share - baths and sanitaryware; shower controls and bathroom taps; bathroom furniture and accessories; shower enclosures, screens and trays; wetroom products; towel warmers & decorative radiators; heating products.
Key design trends by product sector - sustainability and the environment, affordable design, technological improvements including digital controls, minimalist and contemporary styles, space saving designs for small UK bathrooms, safety features, inclusive design etc.
Use of own label - advantages and disadvantages, trends, positioning, influences.
Branded product - growing number of products and brands offered.

Supply and Distribution

Market shares of leading specialist online plumbing retailers.
Review and analysis of leading online plumbing retailers, including company profile, turnover, key brands etc. Also, summary of significant other online plumbing retailers.
Overview of non-specialists - including merchant/trade channel, DIY multiples and other retail suppliers - store-based retailers, mail-order catalogues, grocery multiples, non-specialist marketplace retailers (such as Amazon) and plumbing manufacturers.
Changes in structure of internet channel - specialist online retailers, multi-channel non-specialists, key trends.


1. INTRODUCTION
1.1 BACKGROUND
1.2 SOURCES OF INFORMATION
2. SUMMARY & FUTURE PROSPECTS
2.1 SUMMARY
2.2 KEY TRENDS
2.3 MARKET PROSPECTS
3. ECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT
3.1 GDP
3.2 INFLATION & INTEREST RATES
3.3 UNEMPLOYMENT
3.4 HOUSEHOLD CONSUMPTION
3.5 HOUSING & CONSTRUCTION
3.6 STERLING
3.7 POPULATION PROFILE
3.8 CONCLUSIONS
4. UK MARKET FOR INTERNET PLUMBING PRODUCTS
4.1 DEFINITION
4.2 MARKET OVERVIEW
4.2.1 Market Size & Trends 2013-2022
4.3 INTERNET MARKET TRENDS AND INFLUENCES
4.3.1 E-retail Market
4.3.2 Internet Access (Fixed, Mobile, Superfast Broadband)
4.3.3 Mobile Internet Access (Smartphone, Tablet, Other)
4.3.4 Online Research (User Reviews, Blogs, Social Networks, Price Comparison)
4.3.5 Online Purchaser Profile
4.4 DIGITAL ADVERTISING
5. PRODUCTS
5.1 OVERALL PRODUCT MIX
5.2 PRODUCT SECTORS
5.2.1 Baths and Sanitaryware
5.2.2 Shower Controls and Bathroom/Kitchen Taps & Mixers
5.2.3 Shower Enclosures, Screens, Trays and Wetroom Products
5.2.4 Bathroom Furniture and Accessories
5.2.5 Towel Warmers and Decorative Radiators
5.2.6 Heating Products
5.3 USE OF OWN LABEL
5.4 BRANDED PRODUCT
6. SUPPLIERS
6.1 INTERNET DISTRIBUTION OVERVIEW
6.1.1 Channel Structure
6.1.2 Channel Share
6.2 SPECIALIST ONLINE PLUMBING RETAILERS
6.2.1 Market Shares
6.2.2 Key Suppliers
6.2.3 Other Suppliers
6.3 NON-SPECIALISTS
6.3.1 Channel Shares
6.3.2 Merchants
6.3.3 Distributors
6.3.4 Home Improvement/DIY Multiples
6.3.5 Marketplace Websites
6.3.6 Other Retail
7. OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS
7.1 FUNCTIONALITY
7.2 PRICING
7.3 SHOWROOM FACILITY
7.4 LOGISTICS AND RETURNS
7.5 MARKETING AND PROMOTION
7.6 CUSTOMER SUPPORT
LiST OF Charts and Tables
CHART 1: UK INTERNET PLUMBING MARKET BY VALUE AND FORECASTS (£M DSP) 2013-2022
TABLE 2: GDP DATA - 2015-2018 - KEY CONSTITUENT ELEMENTS
CHART 3: INTEREST RATES AND INFLATION (CPI) FROM 2000-2022
CHART 4: PDI & SAVINGS RATIO AT CURRENT PRICES 2000-2022
TABLE 5: EXCHANGE RATE FLUCTUATIONS 2014-2020 - STERLING TO THE DOLLAR, AND THE EURO, SPOT RATES
TABLE 6: UK INTERNET PLUMBING MARKET BY VALUE (£M DSP) 2013-2022
CHART 7: UK E-RETAIL MARKET - % SHARE OF TOTAL RETAIL SALES 2011 - 2018
CHART 8: UK E-COMMERCE SALES OVER A WEBSITE 2011 - 2016
CHART 9: GB HOUSEHOLDS WITH INTERNET ACCESS 2007 - 2017
CHART 10: GB ADULTS ACCESSING THE INTERNET WITH A SMARTPHONE 2011 - 2017
CHART 11: GB ADULTS ACCESSING THE INTERNET 'ON THE GO' BY TYPE OF MOBILE DEVICE 2017
CHART 12: USE OF INFORMATION FROM WEBSITES BEFORE PURCHASE - BY AGE CATEGORY
CHART 13: USE OF REVIEWS FROM OTHER BUYERS BEFORE PURCHASE - BY AGE CATEGORY
CHART 14: SOCIAL NETWORKING USER PROFILE BY AGE CATEGORY 2017
CHART 15: USE OF PRICE COMPARISON WEBSITES BEFORE PURCHASE - BY AGE CATEGORY
CHART 16: ONLINE PURCHASER OF HOUSEHOLD GOODS BY AGE CATEGORY 2017
CHART 17: DIGITAL ADVERTISING - % MIX BY SECTOR H1-2017 - PAID FOR SEARCHES, DISPLAY ADVERTISING, PAID FOR CLASSIFIEDS, OTHER
CHART 18: INTERNET PLUMBING PRODUCTS % PRODUCT MIX BY VALUE 2017
TABLE 19: INTERNET PLUMBING MARKET SIZE BY PRODUCT CATEGORY 2017 (£M DSP)
CHART 20: UK INTERNET PLUMBING MARKET - % OWN LABEL / BRANDED PRODUCT SHARE BY VALUE 2017
TABLE 21: KEY ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF OWN-LABEL PRODUCTS
CHART 22: INTERNET DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL STRUCTURE FOR PLUMBING PRODUCTS - NON-SPECIALISTS/SPECIALISTS
CHART 23: UK INTERNET PLUMBING MARKET - % CHANNEL SHARE BY VALUE 2017 - SPECIALISTS/NON-SPECIALISTS
TABLE 24: SPECIALIST ONLINE PLUMBING RETAILERS - % MARKET SHARES BY VALUE 2017
TABLE 25: NON-SPECIALISTS - % CHANNEL SHARE BY VALUE 2017
CHART 26: SPECIALIST ONLINE PLUMBING RETAILERS WITH SHOWROOM FACILITY - % SHARE BY VOLUME 2017

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