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Online Antiques & Collectibles Sales in the US: Market Research Report

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Online Antiques & Collectibles Sales Market Research Report | Online Retail | Online Furniture & Home Furnishings | Apr 2014

Well aged: Increased income and internet use have bolstered industry revenue and profit

IBISWorld’s Online Antiques & Collectibles Sales market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
eBay eBay market share
Heritage Auctions Inc. Heritage Auctions Inc. market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$1bn
Annual Growth 09-14
10.2%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
3,098
Businesses
1,208
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The rising use of the internet for retail sales transactions has led to substantial growth for the Online Antiques and Collectibles Sales industry. Despite a brief downturn during the recession due to declines in consumer sentiment and disposable income, overall revenue has increased over the five years to 2014. Wealthy households continued spending on industry products during the recession, which insulated the industry from the economic woes typical of other retail industries. Over the next five years, economic recovery is expected to continue bolstering industry revenue and profit.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Online Antiques and Collectibles Sales industry has a high low level of capital intensity. In 2014, for every dollar spent on labor, industry operators are expected to spend $0.10 on capital investments. Companies in the industry spend more on wages than they do on equipment because the value of fixtures needed to run the business is marginal compared to the man-hours needed to manage websites and sales. Online shopping operators outlay capital on technology to establish, implement and maintain their websites on which consumers place orders. The establishment and maintenance of databases requires computers, printers, software programs for electronic payment system, firewalls and more... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Online Antiques & Collectibles Sales Industry?

This industry retails or auctions antiques and collectibles, such as coins, jewelry, books, figurines and memorabilia. Online sales and auctions of original art pieces are not included in this industry.

Industry Products
Antiques (items more than 100 years old)Novelty itemsContemporary collectibles
 
Industry Activities
Online antiques retailingOnline collectibles retailing Listing antiques and collectibles online for third parties


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