Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Revenue for the Direct Selling of Jewelry and Accessories industry will grow over the five years to 2020, albeit more slowly than the previous five-year period, as consumers rely on alternative retail channels to purchase jewelry and similar accessories.Two broad themes will characterize the industry over the next five years. The gradually improving economy is expected to lead to higher income levels and, consequently, higher discretionary spending. This will boost overall spending on jewelry and accessories. However, intensifying competition from alternative retail channels, most notably e-tailers, will temper demand for products sold by direct sellers. For this reason, direct sellers will need to emphasize their personalized service to maximize sales.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter
The Direct Selling of Jewelry and Accessories industry has a low level of capital intensity. IBISWorld estimates that for every dollar spent on wages, industry operators will spend $0.03 in capital investment. This is due to the industry's heavy reliance on human labor rather than machinery or computerized systems. Over the past five years, capital intensity has remained constant as the method of doing business has remained relatively unchanged.
Generally, capital expenditure in retail industries includes fixtures and fittings, cash registers, point-of-sale (POS) systems, storage units and other equipment... purchase to read more