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Candle Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Candle Manufacturing Market Research Report | Consumer Goods & Services | Houseware Manufacturing | Sep 2014

Burning up: Domestic and international demand for candles will underpin industry performance

The Candle Manufacturing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
The Yankee Candle Company The Yankee Candle Company market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$2bn
Annual Growth 09-14
1.3%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
6,098
Businesses
361
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the past five years, improving incomes and the introduction of a variety of scented and colored candles has helped the industry recover from lows incurred during the recession. Going forward, the Candle Manufacturing industry is expected to continue benefiting from growing demand for candles domestically and abroad. In turn, this will be underpinned by rising disposable spending and a sustained preference for candles as scented and colored additives to rooms and households. Still, the industry is expected to continue dealing with challenges such as competitive substitutes (e.g. flowers), low-price imported candles and high-plastic input costs.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

Barriers to entry in the Candle Manufacturing industry are low. Production inputs, such as wax, wicks, fragrances and colorants are cheap and relatively easy to source, enabling and encouraging entry during periods of high demand and promising profit margins. In addition, financing for a small production facility and relevant equipment is usually accessible, particularly during periods of low interest rates.

Still, barriers to entry are increasing due to rising industry concentration. Established manufacturers, which benefit from economies of scale and scope, can pose a barrier for potential entrants. These operators have cost-minimizing measures and promotional resources in place that allow them to realize lower marginal production costs and higher profit... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Candle Manufacturing Industry?

This industry manufactures scented and unscented candles.

Industry Products
Votive candlesPillar candlesCandles in jars or containersTaper candlesOther types of candles
 
Industry Activities
Manufacturing container-filled candlesManufacturing pillar candlesManufacturing votive candlesManufacturing taper candlesManufacturing tealight candlesManufacturing floating candlesManufacturing gel candles


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