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Global Home Improvement Retail is a 32 page report published by Marketline in July 2014. This report provides an industry profile that features both qualitative and quantitative information. It looks at historical data from 2009-2013 and makes forecasts to 2018. The study includes details on the leading players in the industry and analyzes the competitive pressures of the market. This global look at the home improvement retail market includes information on the market size and segmentation, as well as including both a textual and graphical analysis of the market growth trends and macroeconomic information.
The market is segmented into decorative materials, electrical hardware, hardware, non-decorative materials and tools. The decorative material segment is further divided into paint, varnish, wall tiles, wallpaper and woodcare products. Electrical hardware is further split into alarm systems, batteries, ceiling and wall lights, garden and outdoor lighting, sockets, plugs and switches, torches and portable lamps, as well as wiring and flex. The hardware sector is further broken down into brackets, locks, nails, nuts and bolts, screws and other hardware, which includes base metal mountings, door fittings and more. Non-decorative materials is segmented into adhesives, aggregates, board, cement, doors and window frames, glass, plaster, plumbing supplies, timber and other non-decorative materials, which include bricks, sand and more. The tools segment covers both manual and power tools.
The global home improvement retail sector had total revenues of $790 billion in 2013, with a compound annual growth rate of 6.8% for the 2009-2013 period. The sector is forecast to decelerate, with a compound annual growth rate for the 2013-2018 period expected to be 6.6%. The sector is expected to be valued at $1,085 billion by the end of 2018. The report includes a five forces analysis to examine the competitive intensity and attractiveness of the global market.
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