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UK DIY & Gardening Sector Report | Overview & Analysis

April 2021

What's included in this report?

  • Market Share - top 10 DIY & Gardening retailers
  • Market Size estimates (£m)
  • DIY & Gardening Sales Growth by category
  • Total Spending by category (£m)
  • Online DIY & Gardening Sales (y-o-y)
  • Forecasts for 2021-2025
  • Footfall by channel and region
  • Regional Weather data and more…

UK DIY & Gardening Sector Report : April 2021

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Report Summary

Period covered: 03 January – 30 January 2021

Note: Reporting periods are either one month or two months behind the current month as standard.

Stand out performance

  • DIY & Gardening sales growth slowed in January, rising by 2.5% year-on-year.
  • Resultantly, sale growth underperformed the three-month and 12-month averages.

Market composition

  • DIY & Gardening outperformed the overall sector, given its “essential” status and strong underlying consumer motivations to improve their home environments.
  • Retail sales fell by 1.7% in January, year-on-year, according to the Retail Economics Retail Sales Index (value, non-seasonally adjusted, exc. Fuel).

Online channel

  • Growth was supported by the online channel with online household goods sales growth accelerating by 112.9% in January year-on-year.
  • The data suggests that consumers are more effortlessly transitioning to lockdown shopping habits, switching to online channels which they discovered during previous lockdowns.


DIY and Gardening spend remains in positive territory

Source: Retail Economics

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Report Contents

UK DIY & Gardening Sector Report Report
  • Executive Summary
  • Sector analysis
  • Furniture and Flooring – Retail Economics Index
  • Macro Factors
  • Mortgages & Savings
  • Credit & Borrowing
  • Household Spendingg
  • Consumers
  • Footfall
  • Labour market
  • Earnings
  • Costs, Prices and Margins
  • Weather Watch
  • Average Temperature
  • Average sunshine hours
  • Average Rainfall

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Retail Economics publishes monthly Retail Sector Reports for the UK DIY & Gardening sector giving you actionable insights for your business.

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