Chain Store Guide researchers and editors are currently compiling all the data to produce the newest edition of our Hardware Store Market Share Report which will be available to our clients and customers in August. In the meantime, let’s take a look at some data from the current edition.


The New York metro area tops all other markets in total hardware-store spending. Rounding out the top five, in order, are the CBSAs home to Chicago, Los Angeles, Dallas and Atlanta.


The graphic below captures market share for the New York Metro area. By clicking on the image, you can use the pie chart to access the market share for each company.


The Hardware Store Market Share Report measures the sales performance of home centers and hardware stores across all 900+ Core Based Statistical Areas. The report includes three years of historical sales data and market share.