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Electrical Wholesale Market Report – UK 2019-2023

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The 15th edition of the ‘Electrical Wholesale Market Report – UK 2019-2023′ answers the need for both a quantitative and qualitative analysis of the electrical wholesalers’ market focusing on market size and trends, product mix, supply, distribution and future prospects. It is comprehensive, informative and will facilitate operational and strategic decision-making processes

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The 15th edition of the ‘Electrical Wholesale Market Report – UK 2019-2023‘ answers the need for both a quantitative and qualitative analysis of the electrical wholesalers’ market focusing on market size and trends, product mix, supply, distribution and future prospects. It is comprehensive, informative and will facilitate operational and strategic decision-making processes

Key issues covered in the report:

  • Market activity levels with forecasts to 2023.
  • Key influences including analysis of construction and housing trends.
  • Market structure and analysis of the leading electrical wholesaler groups.
  • Supply chain – changing influence of omni-channel, growth of Screwfix etc.
  • Customers and key end-use sectors.
  • Product Mix – products sold by electrical wholesalers..

Areas of particular interest include:

  • Product mix – review of product opportunities and growth sectors.
  • Strengths and weaknesses of electrical wholesalers and competing channels.
  • Key trends in the sector, with a focus on e-commerce and product opportunities.
  • Impact of legislation and standards on the market.
  • Recent acquisition activity and impact of raw material prices on the market.
  • Detailed market data and insight on the electrical wholesale market by AMA Research, a leading UK provider of construction market intelligence.

Some of the companies included:

Screwfix, City Electrical Factors, Rexel Group, Edmundson Electrical, YESSS, Eyre & Elliston, Medlock Electrical Distributors, TLC Electrical Supplies, Kew Electrical, BEW Electrical Distributors, Stearn Electric, Routeco, Lincs Electrical Wholesalers, Parmley Graham, R&M Electrical Group, Rapid Electrical Distributors, Routeco, Stearn Electric, TLC, and more.


Market Overview

  • Review of the wider electrical products distribution structure.
  • Market size in value terms from 2013 with forecasts through to 2023.
  • Market trends, background, changes, opportunities and threats.
  • Review of key market influences – economic factors, construction & housebuilding, renewable energy products, trends in electrical appliances, raw material prices, international trade etc.
  • Review of the impact of legislation and standards, with a focus on energy efficiency.
  • Market prospects with implications for suppliers and distributors, potential impact of Brexit.

Electrical Wholesalers

  • Review of characteristics and trends amongst electrical wholesale companies.
  • Review of major electrical wholesaler groups – number of outlets, key characteristics, regional strengths, market positioning etc.
  • Structural changes in the market, new entrants, key acquisitions etc.
  • Analysis of profitability for electrical wholesalers over time.
  • Wholesaler strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats, compared with other channels of distribution.
  • Analysis of wholesalers’ environment – key competitive channels, buying groups, super distributors and other influencing sectors.
  • Review of issues such as own label products, e-commerce, sustainability etc.

Product Review

  • Market size, growth and trends for each major product area – cables, lighting, wiring accessories, circuit protection and switchgear, heating, fire & security systems etc.
  • Product mix for electrical wholesalers.
  • Electrical wholesalers’ share of each major product area.
  • Key competitive channels and major suppliers for each product area.
  • Review of growth sectors, product development and new opportunities for wholesalers..

Customers and End Use Segments

  • Customer mix of electrical wholesalers.
  • Review of the electrical contracting market – market size, leading M&E contractors.
  • Review of other key customer segments such as facilities management, panel builders, etc.

The electrical wholesalers market has grown during the period 2016-2018, with growth in wholesalers’ turnover (but not profitability) due to development of new products and markets and improving economic conditions. The situation is expected to remain moderately positive in 2019 driven by positive, if slowing, growth within construction in the private sector, wider use of electrical and electronic products, technological developments and an ongoing trend towards the use of energy efficient products and systems. However, uncertainty over economic conditions regarding the impact of Brexit means that forecasts remain modest.

  1. Contents Listing
  2. 1. INTRODUCTION 6
  3. 1.1 BACKGROUND 6
  4. 1.2 SOURCES OF INFORMATION 6
  5. 2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY & MARKET PROSPECTS 8
  6. 2.1 SUMMARY 8
  7. 2.2 MARKET PROSPECTS 9
  8. 3. ECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT 11
  9. 3.1 OVERVIEW AND OUTLOOK 11
  10. 3.2 KEY DATA 12
  11. 3.2.1 GDP 12
  12. 3.2.2 Inflation & Interest Rates 12
  13. 3.2.3 Employment & Wages 13
  14. 3.2.4 Household Consumption 14
  15. 3.2.5 Sterling 15
  16. 4. THE MARKET 16
  17. 4.1 MARKET DEFINITION & STRUCTURE 16
  18. 4.1.1 Growth in Online Trading 18
  19. 4.2 MARKET SIZE & TRENDS 20
  20. 4.2.1 Current Market 20
  21. 4.2.2 Market Prospects 21
  22. 4.3 KEY MARKET INFLUENCES 22
  23. 4.3.1 Construction Output 22
  24. 4.3.2 Product Development 24
  25. 4.3.3 Demand for Electricity 26
  26. 4.3.4 Imports and Pricing 27
  27. 4.3.5 Legislation and Standards 28
  28. 5. ELECTRICAL WHOLESALERS 31
  29. 5.1 CHARACTERISTICS & TRENDS 31
  30. 5.2 MARKET SHARES 34
  31. 5.3 ELECTRICAL WHOLESALE COMPANIES 34
  32. 5.4 STRENGTHS, WEAKNESSES, OPPORTUNITIES & THREATS 42
  33. 6. PRODUCTS 44
  34. 6.1 PRODUCT MIX 44
  35. 6.2 PRODUCT SECTORS 45
  36. 6.2.1 Electrical Accessories 45
  37. 6.2.2 Lighting 48
  38. 6.2.3 Security and Fire Protection Systems 50
  39. 6.2.4 Built-In-Appliances 52
  40. 6.2.5 Electric Heating Products 53
  41. 6.2.6 Other Products 54
  42. 7. CUSTOMERS & END USE SECTORS 57
  43. 7.1 OVERVIEW OF ELECTRICAL WHOLESALERS’ CUSTOMERS 57
  44. 7.2 ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS 57
  45. 7.3 FACILITIES MANAGEMENT COMPANIES 60
  46. 7.4 PANEL BUILDERS/OEMS 62
  47. 7.5 IN-HOUSE ELECTRICAL ENGINEERS 65
  48. 7.6 OTHER SECTORS 65
  1. Tables & Charts
  2. CHART 1: UK ELECTRICAL WHOLESALERS MARKET 2014-2023 BY VALUE (£M WSP) 8
  3. TABLE 2: GDP DATA – 2015-2019 – KEY CONSTITUENT ELEMENTS 12
  4. CHART 3: INTEREST RATES AND INFLATION (CPI) FROM 2008-2023 13
  5. TABLE 4: AVERAGE WEEKLY EARNINGS DATA – GB – TOTAL PAY – 2014-2019 (SEASONALLY ADJUSTED) 14
  6. CHART 5: PDI & SAVINGS RATIO AT CURRENT PRICES 2008-2023 14
  7. TABLE 6: EXCHANGE RATE FLUCTUATIONS 2015-2021 – STERLING TO THE DOLLAR, AND THE EURO, SPOT RATES 15
  8. CHART 7: DISTRIBUTION STRUCTURE FOR ELECTRICAL PRODUCTS 16
  9. TABLE 8: THE ELECTRICAL WHOLESALERS MARKET BY VALUE 2014-2023 (£M WSP) 20
  10. CHART 9: CONSTRUCTION OUTPUT (GREAT BRITAIN) NEW WORK & RMI -CURRENT PRICES (£BN) 2013-2023 22
  11. TABLE 10: HOUSE BUILDING STARTS AND COMPLETIONS (UK) 2013 TO 2023 – BY VOLUME (‘000 DWELLINGS) 23
  12. CHART 11: NON-RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION OUTPUT NEW WORK ANALYSIS BY SECTOR 2018 AND 2023 – % BY VALUE GB 24
  13. TABLE 12: CONSUMPTION OF ELECTRICITY IN THE UK 2012-2017 (TWH) 26
  14. CHART 13: DEMAND FOR ELECTRICITY BY END USER 2017 26
  15. TABLE 14: IMPORTS OF SELECTED ELECTRICAL PRODUCTS FOR CONSTRUCTION USE 2015-2018 BY VALUE (£M) 28
  16. CHART 15: ELECTRICAL WHOLESALE % MIX: NATIONALS VERSUS LOCALS & REGIONALS – BY VALUE 2014-2018 31
  17. TABLE 16: OVERVIEW LEADING COMPANIES BRANCHES 2017 AND 2019 32
  18. CHART 17: ELECTRICAL WHOLESALERS’ % PBT ON TURNOVER 2012-2018 33
  19. CHART 18: ELECTRICAL WHOLESALERS’ AVERAGE % PBT ON TURNOVER 2012-2018 NATIONAL VERSUS LOCAL & REGIONAL 33
  20. CHART 19: ELECTRICAL WHOLESALE MARKET SHARES 2018 BY VALUE % 34
  21. TABLE 20: KEY INDICATORS UK ELECTRICAL WHOLESALERS’ MARKET – EDMUNDSON ELECTRICAL 35
  22. TABLE 21: KEY INDICATORS UK ELECTRICAL WHOLESALERS’ MARKET – REXEL 36
  23. TABLE 22: KEY INDICATORS UK ELECTRICAL WHOLESALERS’ MARKET – CEF 36
  24. TABLE 23: KEY INDICATORS UK ELECTRICAL WHOLESALERS’ MARKET – SCREWFIX 37
  25. TABLE 24: KEY INDICATORS UK ELECTRICAL WHOLESALERS’ MARKET – YESSS 38
  26. TABLE 25: SWOT ANALYSIS OF THE ELECTRICAL WHOLESALERS’ MARKET 42
  27. TABLE 26: MIX OF CORE PRODUCT SALES THROUGH ELECTRICAL WHOLESALERS 2018 (£M WSP) 44
  28. TABLE 27: ELECTRICAL WHOLESALERS’ SHARE BY CORE PRODUCT MARKETS 2018 (£M WSP) 45
  29. CHART 28: ELECTRICAL ACCESSORIES PRODUCT MIX 2018 -% BY VALUE 46
  30. CHART 29: UK LIGHTING MARKET PRODUCT MIX 2018 – % BY VALUE 49
  31. CHART 30: PRODUCT MIX OF SECURITY & FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS (%) BY VALUE 2018 50
  32. CHART 31: PRODUCT MIX OF BUILT-IN APPLIANCES (%) BY VALUE 2018 52
  33. CHART 32: ELECTRIC HEATING PRODUCT MIX 2018 – % BY VALUE (SPACE HEATING, CONTROLS, CENTRAL, WATER) 53
  34. CHART 33: SALES BY CUSTOMER TYPE BY VALUE 2018 (%) 57
  35. TABLE 34: ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS REGISTERED FOR VAT BY TURNOVER BAND 2015 & 2018 58
  36. TABLE 35: LEADING ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS IN THE UK – BY ESTIMATED TURNOVER FROM ELECTRICAL WORK 2018 59
  37. TABLE 36: TOP 10 FM SUPPORT SERVICES COMPANIES IN THE UK 61
  38. CHART 37: NUMBER OF UK MANUFACTURERS OF ELECTRICITY DISTRIBUTION & CONTROL APPARATUS BY TURNOVER (£’000) 2018 62
  39. CHART 38: FUEL INPUT FOR ELECTRICITY GENERATION BY MILLION TOE 2014-2017 63
  40. TABLE 39: UK RENEWABLE ELECTRICITY GENERATION (GWH) – BY TECHNOLOGY 2014 – 17 64

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