Baby stores in China sell a wide range of products for babies zero to three years old. Baby food and nutrition, clothing, toys, healthcare products and other daily-use products are included in the industry. Over the five years to 2017, industry revenue has been increasing strongly at an annualized rate of 12.2% to an estimated $80.8 billion in 2017.China's family-planning policy, which was relaxed somewhat in November 2013, makes the only allowed child of the family more precious, encouraging parents to spend as much as they can on baby rearing. In addition, China's growing economy and rising living standards have created a stable market for medium and high-end baby products. Faster-paced lifestyles have also stimulated demand for products that offer convenience...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$81bn
Annual Growth 12-17
12.2%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
909,800
Businesses
14,080

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

Existing retailers have established mature marketing systems such as networks of chain stores and e-commerce sites. In addition, they also have a competitive edge in terms of loyal customer bases. Great efforts are required for promoting new products, establishing customer relationships, and developing distribution channels.Although baby food and nutrition contributes the largest revenue share, safety concerns have led many parents to choose foreign brands over domestic ones. As a result, competition from foreign brands forms a barrier to entry for new players.The government has issued regulations and standards in respond to safety incidents, which has raised requirements for relative product retailers. Ret...purchase to read more.

Additional Insights for the Baby Stores Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Baby Stores Industry are

  • Attractive product presentation
  • Experienced work force
  • Economies of scale
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Births - Number (National) and Domestic Goods Prices in the Baby Stores industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Baby Stores Industry?

    Baby product retailers sell products for babies from birth to three years old, including food, clothing, diapers, cots and toys. Products that specifically target pregnant women and new mothers are not included in the industry.

    Industry Products
  • Baby nutrition and food
  • Baby tools and furniture
  • Baby clothes
  • Baby toys
  • Others
  • Industry Activities
  • baby nutrition and food
  • baby clothing
  • baby toys
  • baby diapers
  • tools and furniture for baby use, such as strollers
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Births - Number (National)
  • Domestic Goods Prices
  • Household Discretionary Income
  • Key Attitudinal Changes - Health Consciousness
  • Standard of Living

  • Current Performance
    Challenges of the industry
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Table: Baby Stores Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Baby Stores Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Households

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Baby Product Manufacturing
  • Dairy Product Production
  • Toy Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Baby nutrition and food
  • Baby tools and furniture
  • Baby clothes
  • Baby toys
  • Others
  • Chart: Baby Stores Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Disposable income
  • Safety and reputation
  • Price
  • Number of births

  • Major Markets
  • Online stores
  • Chain stores
  • Supermarkets
  • Department stores
  • Other markets
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Baby Stores Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Purchases
  • Depreciation
  • Rent and utilities
  • Other expenses
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Baby Stores

  • Basis of Competition
  • Price
  • Reputation and customer relationships
  • Economies of scale
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Baby Stores Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Alibaba Group, Suning Commerce Group, Goodbaby Group,
  • Table: Alibaba Group - financial performance
  • Table: Suning Commerce Group - financial performance
  • Table: Goodbaby Group - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Baby Stores Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Baby Stores Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Enterprise Resource Planning (Erp)
  • A company-wide computer software system used to manage and coordinate all the resources, information and functions of a business from shared data stores.
  • Melamine
  • A poisonous organic compound that has been banned from food production. In 2007 and 2008, melamine was identified in the milk powder of more than 10 domestic brands.
  • Point Of Sale (Pos)
  • A system used at checkout in retail stores using computers and cash registers to capture transaction data at the time and place of sale.
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