The Plumbing Goods Wholesaling industry sells bathroom fixtures and fittings, hot water systems, gas pipes and fittings, downpipes, guttering and plumbing tools. Wholesalers compete in the supply of these goods with manufacturers and retailers engaging in wholesale bypass. Over the five years through 2013-14, industry revenue is estimated to grow at a compound annual 0.8%, due to increasing demand from plumbing services and institutional building construction contractors. Revenue has also increased due to growth in real household disposable income over the period, as households have been more willing to purchase new or upgrade existing bathroom fixtures and fittings.
Companies in this industry primarily wholesale a range of plumbing goods, including baths, basins, toilets, showers, sinks, taps, hot water systems, downpipes, guttering and fittings.
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.