Global Handbag & Purse Manufacturing: Market Research Report

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Global Handbag & Purse Manufacturing Market Research Report | Jan 2015

The global economy presents its own set of opportunities and threats for businesses in a range of industries. IBISWorld’s Global Handbag & Purse Manufacturing global market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at an international level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Forecast
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Employment ('000)
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Demand for the Global Handbag and Purse Manufacturing industry has resurged over the past five years, as global economic conditions have improved and consumers have resumed spending they delayed during the recession. Additionally, international trade has been a key feature of the industry, as companies that operate in developed economies such as the United States and United Kingdom outsource industry products from emerging economies, such as China, to reduce costs. Over the next five years, the global economic recovery will continue to boost industry demand... read more

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Market share concentration in the Global Handbag and Purse Manufacturing industry increased slightly in recent years due to mergers and consolidation among industry participants. Concentration is also expected to increase slightly in future years as this trend continues.

The industry is highly fragmented. No single company is expected to make up more than 1.0% of revenue in 2015. The very high labor intensity of most of the industry's production lends itself toward many small operations. While large-scale manufactures operate in China and Europe, newly industrialized countries also have a large number of small businesses that manufacture apparel accessories and handbags... read more


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What is the Global Handbag & Purse Manufacturing Industry?

Industry operators manufacture handbags, purses, wallets and other articles (apart from jewelry and watches) typically carried in a pocket or handbag. The industry also comprises establishments that produce apparel and clothing accessories made from textiles and other fabrics (other than those for babies) and headgear of all materials.

Industry Products
HeadwearGloves and mittensMen's neckwearBeltsToteClutchSaddleOther handbags
Industry Activities
Manufacturing handbagsManufacturing apparel and clothing accessories from leather or composition leatherManufacturing knitted or crocheted gloves, mittens and mittsManufacturing headgear and accessoriesManufacturing apparel and clothing accessories from plastics or vulcanized rubberManufacturing pantyhose, tights, stockings, socks and other hosiery

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