The fourth edition of the 'Tool Distribution Market Report - UK 2017-2021 Analysis' provides an informed and up-to-date review of this complex and fragmented market, and includes a review of recent market trends and forecasts of sector developments up to 2021.
Key issues covered in the report include:
Detailed market assessment - hand and power portable tools used in the building, DIY and construction industries, as well as domestic garden tools.
Recent market performance and forecasts through to 2021.
Key distribution channels - review of channel shares, fragmentation, trends etc.
Analysis by product group - market size, key trends and recent changes, product mix and distribution.
Areas of particular interest include:
Analysis of the hand and power tools market, market size and development 2012 to 2017 and forecasts to 2021. Key market influences driving current and future performance of the market.
Identification of key distribution channels - Home Improvement Multiples, Industrial Products Distributors, Tool Specialists, Builders Merchants, 'others' - review of channel shares, trends etc.
Distribution channel development - shift to Omni channel, growth of Screwfix / Toolstation, increasing influence of the Internet; development of other channels, e.g. builders merchants, home improvement multiples, electrical wholesalers, etc.
Review of key players in 'tool distribution' market - operations and activity in the market. The strength of Kingfisher, Travis Perkins group operations etc.
Review of key product groups - driving, drilling & breaking tools, cutting & grinding tools, carpentry & woodworking tools, and garden tools - product sector sizes, review of major sectors, trends in power and hand tools, distribution channel shares by product group etc.
The Tool Distribution Market
Tool distribution market - key characteristics of the market, analysis by value from 2012-2016, with forecasts to 2021.
Market structure - analysis of suppliers, distributors, buying groups, contractors and end-users.
Market trends and factors influencing market development - legislation, construction trends, housebuilding & RMI forecasts up to 2021.
Market shares of key distribution channels - Key channels, shares, product mix, recent trends & changes in distribution, buying trends etc. Overview of key groups (Kingfisher, Travis Perkins etc).
Home Improvement Multiples - sector overview, market positioning, product/customer strengths, relative importance of tools, key players - B&Q, Homebase, Wickes etc.
Industrial/Consumable Products Distributors - sector overview, market positioning, product/customer strengths, relative importance of tools, key players profiles e.g. Screwfix, Machine Mart, Cromwell Tools, Brammer, etc.
Tool Specialists - overview, market positioning, product/customer strengths, relative importance of tools, key players, e.g. Toolstation, Toolbank, Axminster Power Tool Centre etc.
Builders & Plumbers Merchants - sector overview, market positioning, product/customer strengths, relative importance of tools, key players' profiles.
Internet/Catalogue/Mail Order - key players, development of this channel.
Other channels - e.g. garden centres, independent hardware/ DIY stores, electrical wholesalers, etc.
Products and Suppliers
Product groups reviewed: driving, drilling & breaking tools, cutting & grinding tools, carpentry & woodworking tools, and garden tools - product sector value mix and recent trends.
Market shares of professional & DIY tools, power & hand tools and cordless & corded power tools. Overview of trends, changes and future prospects, market maturity.
Analysis by product group - market size 2012-2017 for each product sector and trends, influences etc. Key manufacturers and distribution channel mix for each product group.
Overall sector sizes for each product group, mix between channels.
Estimated shares in 2016 of the main product groups by the key channels.
Forecast of market development - short term prospects in 2017 and medium term prospects up to 2021.
Positive and negative factors affecting the market - performance of UK economy, housebuilding & non-domestic construction (including private and public sector performance), consumer confidence & spending, product development.
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