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 provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report focuses on industry performance in key regions around the world and identifies the leading companies globally.

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

Industry Locations


Europe is the most heavily concentrated geographical region for the Global Handbag and Purse Manufacturing industry. In 2015, IBISWorld estimates that the continent will generate 50.1% of industry revenue. While China accounts for the largest share of industry production volume, European-made accessories are typically of higher quality and command a higher price. As such, they generate higher revenue. Based on Eurostat data, Italy accounts for 67.9% of revenue generated by European handbag and wallet manufacturers, followed by France. These countries are home to luxury goods companies such as LVMH and PPR (owner of brands such as Gucci). According to PPR, Gucci is one of the world's leading luxury brands and its products carry the "Made in Italy" label... 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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