Top 10 UK Retailers: DIY & Gardening Sector

Retail Economics publish a monthly UK DIY and Gardening sector report that provides in-depth analysis on the latest retail data and consumer trends affecting the category. The report covers retail sales growth, region and category-specific economic insight, together with market share size and rankings for the UK's top ten DIY and Gardening retailers:

UK Top 10 DIY & Gardening Retailers by Market Share in 2017/2018

The market leader once again reported solid results in its recent trading update, posting like-for-like sales growth of 3.5%. Nevertheless, it continues to clos... Subscribe for more info >
Investment in the supply chain, product range and value offering has supported strong sales growth at Wickes. Its focus has been on both the in-store and multic... Subscribe for more info >
The £340m takeover by Bunnings last year and their desire to conquer the UK DIY market could lead to significant gains for the retailer. Its disposal of the Hom... Subscribe for more info >
Screwfix continued to outperform other parts of Kingfisher, its parent company, posting double-digit growth. Its leading digital capability, increase in store n... Subscribe for more info >
A rise in profits in its last financial year follows a difficult period for the retailer as it struggled to compete on price and range with its competitors. A n... Subscribe for more info >
With the takeover from Sainsbury’s still in its infancy, it is difficult to judge how Argos will approach the DIY and Gardening market. We suspect that it will... Subscribe for more info >
The rapid expansion of B&M has seen the discount retailer gain market share in this sector. The scale of its expansion is demonstrated by the addition of 13 sto... Subscribe for more info >
Its focus on its food business has seen Tesco’s market share slip back in this sector over the past year. Cutting the opening hours of its larger stores demonst... Subscribe for more info >
With trade sales accounting for over half of total sales in its last financial year, Topps Tiles’ focus has been to drive sales through this channel, with the i... Subscribe for more info >
Its purchase by Steinhoff last year has seen the retailers’ product range diversify and a move away from its single price-point model. Its recent announcement o... Subscribe for more info >

Market Share (%)

Source: Financial reports, Consumer Surveys, Retail Economics analysis

Putting economic analysis at
the heart of retail insight

Retail Economics is an independent economics consultancy focused on UK retail and consumer markets.

Our subscription gives you instant access to retail market data, sector analysis, industry research and more...

Free 30 Day Trial

Subscription Service

  • Choose from over 14 monthly reports (Retail Economy & Market-focused)
  • Instant access to all your need-to-know retail data in one place
  • Empower yourself with proprietary data, bespoke economic analysis and forecasts
  • Make better informed business and investment decisions
  • Gain a competitive edge through actionable insights and more >
  • Instant access to retail market size by sector and retailer market share data
  • Industry forecasts, UK consumer trends and operating costs
  • Critical retail intelligence relevant to your sector and specific to your needs
  • Independent forecasts for accurate strategic and financial planning
  • Easily understand trends from downloadable time-series data and more >
  • Improve, learn and enjoy the many benefits via your Subscription Support Service
  • Expert thought leadership in one place, centralising a fragmented data market place
  • Direct access to dedicated economists through our Retail Economics Help Desk
  • Keep updated with key industry developments with our Quick-Response Service
  • Access to retail research papers, industry presentations and more >

Who Uses Retail Economics?

retail economic consulting


  • Benchmark UK retail sales performance
  • Concise, timely and succinct retail insights
  • Forecast spending power, market performance and consumer confidence
financial retail insight reports

Financial · Legal · Property

  • Understand your client’s operating environment
  • Communicate authoritatively
  • Quickly absorb key trends and statistics with our succinct and punchy retail insight reports
retail market opportunties and solutions

Solution Providers

  • Identify market opportunities
  • Integrate actionable insight into your business
  • Secure your retail knowledge for upcoming events, meetings and sales pitches