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The Retail Market for Stationery Products in the US - Industry Market Research Report

The Retail Market for Stationery Products

The decline of sales in the Retail Market for Stationery Products has been ushered by the digitalization of the economy and the rise of electronic communication forms such e-mail and electronic invitation websites, which have drained demand for traditional paper products. With electronic communication quickly becoming the most popular medium for interaction, the industry's stationery products are increasingly becoming obsolete. Although improving economic conditions are expected to slow revenue decline, the five years to 2018 were overwhelmingly negative for the sale of stationery products. Over the five years to 2023, stationery product retailers will contend with intensifying competition from substitute forms of communication. Indicative of this trend, the percentage of services conducted online is anticipated to expand steadily, pulling consumers and businesses away from traditional paper correspondence and subduing industry demand.

Companies in this industry sell stationery products used for writing, drawing, filing and similar applications. Greeting cards and printer paper are excluded from this report. This report discusses the size of the retail market for stationery products and includes sales from all major retail channels, including specialty stores, general merchandisers and internet retailers.

This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.

  • About this Industry
  • Industry at a Glance
    • Table Key Statistics Snapshot
    • Table Revenue vs. employment growth
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2018)
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table Percentage of services conducted online
    • Table Industry revenue
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2018)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2018)
    • Table Business Locations 2018
    • Table Distribution of establishments vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
  • Major Companies
    • Table Major Players
    • Table Staples Inc. (US industry-specific segment) - financial performance*
    • Table Office Depot Inc. (US industry-specific segment) - financial performance*
  • Operating Conditions
    • Table Capital Intensity
    • Table Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
    • Table Volatility vs. growth
  • Key Statistics
    • Table Industry Data
    • Table Annual Change
    • Table Key Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary

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