The Stationery Goods Retailing industry includes companies that retail stationery goods, writing materials, art supplies, ink, pens, pencils and notebooks. The industry is a relatively small component of the overall Retail Trade division and is subject to increasing external competitive pressures and threats. Falling international paper prices and the increasing number of alternative retail channels that also sell stationery items, including online retailers, are challenging the industry's long-term growth.
Companies in the industry retail stationery goods and writing materials, which include artists' supplies, ink, pens, pencils and notebooks. Products are sourced from upstream manufacturers, wholesalers and international suppliers, and then sold in specialist retail outlets.
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.