Mounting competition and changes to the retail landscape are expected to create a tough trading environment for domestic appliance retailers over the five years through 2012-13. Industry sales over this period are projected to decline by an annualised 2.0% through 2012-13. Trading conditions over the past five years have been affected by declines in the average selling price of electrical goods and volatility across the retail market. Industry conditions during this period were also affected by trends in household disposable income, consumer sentiment, interest rates and household formation rates.
Operators in this industry retail a broad range of domestic appliances including; televisions, audio and home theatre goods, kitchen laundry and floor-care products, small appliances and communication products. These products are purchased from manufacturers and wholesalers before being resold to consumers via retail stores.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.