Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The recession hurt the Direct Selling of Jewelry and Accessories industry because the products being sold are highly discretionary. But the five years to 2014 showed growth for the industry as it recovered from the recession. This growth will continue, but slow slightly, in the five years to 2019.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
Similar to most retail industries in the United States, the geographical spread of direct selling establishments closely reflects the distribution of the US population. In theory, the greater the number of residents, the stronger demand will be for industry products. In 2014, IBISWorld expects that industry establishments will be concentrated in the Southeast, Great Lakes and West regions, which captures three of the highest portions of the population in the United States.
However, while population concentration is important, a large number of unquantifiable factors also affect the geographic spread of establishments. Household income, demographics, housing density and local trends are a few factors that might drive consumer spending on industry products... purchase to read more