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Household Appliance & Television Wholesaling in the UK: Market Research Report

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Household Appliance & Television Wholesaling Market Research Report | SIC G46.439 | Mar 2017

Applying uncertainty: Revenue is expected to decline due to falling property transactions

IBISWorld’s Household Appliance & Television Wholesaling market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
BSH Home Appliances Limited BSH Home Appliances Limited market share
Samsung Electronics (UK) Limited Samsung Electronics (UK) Limited market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • Wholesale bypass is expected to gather pace and result in a steady decline in enterprises
  • In recent years, industry growth has been somewhat dampened by online electronic commerce
  • Greater household wealth is anticipated to encourage consumers to revisit home refurbishment projects
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Operators in the Household Appliance and Television Wholesaling industry distribute household items such as laundry appliances, cooking appliances and TV sets to retailers. The industry plays an essential role in distributing a variety of goods to the downstream retail industry. Its performance is therefore highly dependent on the UK consumer backdrop. After commencing the period on a low base, following the economic downturn, the industry had a strong recovery over much of the past five years. However a sharp fall in revenue is forecast for the current year.

Over the five years through 2016-17, industry revenue is estimated to rise at a compound annual rate of 0.6% to £11.8 billion. The weak housing market at the start of the five-year period impeded the industry... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Household Appliance and Television Wholesaling industry has a low level of capital intensity based on its capital-to-labour ratio. The primary function of the wholesaling sector is to distribute merchandise into the market. Labour roles are focused on selling, handling and administration, but advances in computer technology have automated some tasks. Wage costs are estimated to account for 7.1% of industry revenue in 2016-17 while depreciation is estimated to account for just 0.5%. This implies that for every £1 spent on capital, industry operators typically spend £14.28 on wages. Despite this, technology plays an important role in the industry as it has been used to improve stock control, inventory management and supply chain management. Thi.. purchase to read more

Additional Insights for the Household Appliance & Television Wholesaling Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Household Appliance & Television Wholesaling Industry are

  • Having links with suppliers
  • Having an extensive distribution/collection network
  • Establishment of brand names
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from electrical household appliance retailing and Number of residential property transactions in the Household Appliance & Television Wholesaling industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more


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    What is the Household Appliance & Television Wholesaling Industry?

    Operators in the industry wholesale and distribute household appliances, including televisions, radios, fridges, washing machines, heaters, cameras, and other small household appliances. The industry does not include the wholesale of CDs, DVDs or the equipment these are played on.

    Industry Products
    Major household appliancesTVs and radiosSmall household appliancesHeating and cooling appliancesCameras and camcordersOther products
    Industry Activities
    Electrical household appliance wholesalingRadio and TV equipment wholesalingPhotographic and optical goods wholesalingElectrical heating appliance wholesaling

    Table of Contents
    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from electrical household appliance retailing
  • Number of residential property transactions
  • Consumer confidence index
  • Demand from department stores
  • Real effective exchange rate
  • Current Performance
  • Stocking property
  • Converging appliances
  • Skirting wholesalers
  • Trends and innovation
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Housebuilding
  • Energy efficiency
  • Problems persist
  • Table: Household Appliance & Television Wholesaling Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Household Appliance & Television Wholesaling Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Supermarkets
  • Department Stores
  • Audio & Video Equipment Retailers
  • Electrical Household Appliance Retailing
  • E-Commerce & Online Auctions
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Consumer Electronics Manufacturing
  • Electrical Appliance Manufacturing
  • Products & Services
  • Major household appliances
  • TVs and radios
  • Small household appliances
  • Heating and cooling appliances
  • Cameras and camcorders
  • Other products
  • Chart: Household Appliance & Television Wholesaling Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Specialist retailers
  • Department stores
  • Supermarkets
  • Online retailers
  • Businesses
  • Direct sales
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Household Appliance & Television Wholesaling Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Household Appliance & Television Wholesaling
  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition
  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Household Appliance & Television Wholesaling Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Samsung Electronics (UK) Limited
    BSH Home Appliances Limited
  • Table: Samsung Electronics (UK) Limited - financial performance
  • Table: BSH Home Appliances Limited - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Household Appliance & Television Wholesaling Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth
  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
  • Table: Industry Data for the Household Appliance & Television Wholesaling Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Jargon & Glossary
    4K Television
  • An ultra high definition TV with resolution of around 4000 pixels.
  • Major Household Appliance
  • A large machine that accomplishes routine housekeeping tasks such as cooking, food preservation, cleaning and heating.
  • Small Household Appliance
  • Appliances, usually handheld, that accomplish some routine housekeeping or personal-care tasks.

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    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
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