Flicker of hope: Awareness of energy-efficient and smart appliance may support industry demand

Operators in the Electrical Household Appliance Retailing industry has endured significant pressure on many fronts over the past five years. Intensifying competition from retailers outside of the industry has been a major barrier to growth. Supermarkets and department stores have all dedicated an increasing amount of their shelf space to electrical appliances, while the growing popularity of online shopping is evolving into another notable source of competition. As a result, industry profit margins have dwindled and some established players have been forced to shut their doors.However, some industry product segments have proven resilient in the face of growing threats. Over the five years through 2019-20, industry revenue is expected to increase at a compound annual rate of 1.9%...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£6.6bn
Annual Growth 15-20
1.9%
Forecast Growth 20-25
Profit
Employment
34,538
Businesses
2,790

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Changing consumer trends and focus on energy efficiency supported some product segments
  • Rising bills have led consumers to products with improved electricity and water efficiency
  • The introduction of more smart technology in household appliances is likely to become prominent
  • Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    IBISWorld determines the capital intensity of an industry by comparing capital costs, as measured by depreciation, with wage costs. The industry has a moderate level of capital intensity. Wages are estimated to account for 12.1% of revenue, while depreciation accounts for an expected 2.2%. This gives the industry a wage to depreciation ratio of 1:5.5, suggesting for every £1.00 spent on capital, £5.50 on spent on wages.Labour costs are generally incurred through the need to hire knowledgeable staff members to assist and advise customers on products. Employees are also required to stock shelves and perform administrative duties that arise in line with the running of the business.Buildings and warehouse equipment are depreciable assets that contribute to capital expenses. The...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Electrical Household Appliance Retailing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Electrical Household Appliance Retailing Industry are

  • Accessibility to consumers/users
  • Effective product promotion
  • Access to highly skilled workforce
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Consumer confidence index and Real household disposable income in the Electrical Household Appliance Retailing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Electrical Household Appliance Retailing Industry?

    Stores in this industry sell household electrical appliances classified as white goods. Products include washing machines, tumble dryers, refrigerators, freezers and electric cookers. Small domestic appliances such as microwaves, vacuum cleaners, kettles, toasters and irons are also included. Stores that specialise in selling audiovisual, computing and photographic equipment are not covered. Online-only stores with no physical outlets are also excluded.

    Industry Products
  • Laundry and cleaning appliances
  • Cooking appliances
  • Refrigeration appliances
  • Small appliances
  • Industry Activities
  • Retailing washing machines and tumble dryers
  • Retailing refrigerators and freezers
  • Retailing electric cookers and microwaves
  • Retailing vacuum cleaners
  • Retailing other small household appliances
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Consumer confidence index
  • Real household disposable income
  • Demand from department stores
  • Number of residential property transactions
  • Total online expenditure

  • Current Performance
  • Competitive threats
  • Housing market
  • New products
  • Consumer demand
  • Profit and market structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Industry challenges
  • Innovation and initiatives
  • Growth opportunities
  • Profit
  • Table: Electrical Household Appliance Retailing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Electrical Household Appliance Retailing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Electrical Appliance Manufacturing
  • General Building Cleaning
  • Household Appliance & Television Wholesaling
  • Office & Shop Furniture Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Refrigeration appliances
  • Laundry and cleaning appliances
  • Cooking appliances
  • Small appliances
  • Chart: Electrical Household Appliance Retailing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Consumers aged between 45 and 64
  • Consumers aged between 25 and 44
  • Consumers aged 65 and over
  • Consumers aged under 24
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Electrical Household Appliance Retailing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    WagesPurchasesProfitDepreciationMarketingRentUtilitiesOther
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Electrical Household Appliance Retailing

  • Basis of Competition
    Internal competitionExternal competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Electrical Household Appliance Retailing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Dixons Carphone plc, Argos Ltd,
  • Table: Dixons Carphone plc - financial performance
  • Table: Argos Ltd - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Electrical Household Appliance Retailing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Electrical Household Appliance Retailing Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2011-2025)
  • Industry Gross Product (2011-2025)
  • Establishments (2011-2025)
  • Businesses (2011-2025)
  • Employment (2011-2025)
  • Wages (2011-2025)
  • Wages (2011-2025)
  • Purchases (2011-2025)
  • Profit (2011-2025)
  • Depreciation (2011-2025)
  • Marketing (2011-2025)
  • Rent (2011-2025)
  • Utilities (2011-2025)
  • Other (2011-2025)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Bricks-And-Mortar Store
  • Describes a store with a physical building and a high-street presence.
  • M-Commerce
  • When customers can purchase items using their mobile phone.
  • Mass Merchandiser
  • A retailer that sells large amounts of goods quickly by offering discounts, employing fewer workers or saving on displays.
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