The Home Improvement Research Institute (HIRI) partnered with IHS Markit to develop the Canadian Size of the Market Estimates & Forecasts study focused on highlighting the country’s economic outlook and its effect on the home improvement products market.
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The two most recent contractor topic studies covered the effects of tariffs and the tax act in the fourth quarter of 2018 and a construction industry labor shortage in the first quarter of 2019.
Consumer home improvement product sales represent two-thirds of a rapidly growing overall market. Professional home improvement products sales — which make up just under a third of the overall market — have also experienced significant growth but are expected to slow in 2019.
n the last decade, it has become increasingly more common to hire professionals for home improvement projects.
Total home improvement products sales are expected to increase 5.5% in 2018 to $420 billion in total sales.
hriving omnichannel businesses don’t just sell through multiple sales channels — they create a continuous experience for consumers. From brick-and-mortar stores to online-only storefronts, print media and social media, omnichannel businesses make it easy for customers to find and interact with them and their products.