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, which has been negatively affected by the economic downturn. High levels of unemployment and reductions in household income have prompted consumers to reduce their discretionary spending, affecting the revenue generated by industry operators. However, the downturn only aggravated the problems operators already faced and the industry has been in a state of decline for a number of years.
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.
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.