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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

As household incomes rose and living standards improved, jewelry purchases have increased rapidly in China. For China's most popular jewelry category, gold jewelry, consumption volumes in China increased from 224.1 tons in 2004 to 975.4 tons in 2016, representing annualized growth of 13.0% for that period. In the five years through 2017, total revenue for the Jewelry Store industry in China has been growing at an annualized rate of 8.3% to $102.8 billion. China has become the largest consumer of gemstone, jade, platinum and gold jewelry in the world, and the second-largest consumer of diamond jewelry after the United States.

Jewelry price levels fluctuated greatly in recent years due to strong dollar trend and decreasing demand of luxury goods...

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

Like many other retailing sectors, jewelry retailing requires manual work to perform sales activities. For every dollar spent on wages in this industry, about 25 cents are invested in capital, indicating a moderate capital intensity level.

A large number of jewelry retailers choose to rent sales sites rather than purchase property. Therefore, investment on fixed assets in the Jewelry Store industry is much lower than for the Jewelry Manufacturing industry (IBISWorld industry report 4218). Further, inventory management for jewelry retailers is much more flexible than for manufacturers.

Due to a large number of small jewelry retailers operating in the industry, information technology usage rates are relatively low. Wit..

Additional Insights for the Jewelry Stores Industry

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

  • Establishment of brand names
  • Having an extensive distribution/collection network
  • Having an integrated operation
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Age Group (20-34) and Household Disposable Income in the Jewelry Stores industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Jewelry Stores Industry?

    Jewelry Stores in China are mainly engaged in the retail sale of jewelry and ornaments made of gold, silver, platinum and other precious metals and their alloys, as well as diamonds, jade, pearls and other precious stones.

    Industry Products
    Gold jewelry
    Gemstone jewelry
    Diamond jewelry
    Platinum jewelry
    Industry Activities
    Gold jewelry retailing
    Platinum jewelry retailing
    Diamond jewelry retailing
    Silver jewelry retailing
    Pearl jewelry retailing
    Gemstone jewelry retailing
    Other jewelry retailing

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Age Group (20-34)
  • Household Disposable Income
  • World price of gold
  • Key Social Issues
  • Seasonal Demand

  • Current Performance
  • Industry competition
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Distribution channels expand
  • Jewelry sales go online
  • Table: Jewelry Stores Industry Revenue Outlook

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

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Households

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Copper Ore Mining
  • Gold Smelting
  • Jewelry Manufacturing
  • Silver Smelting

  • Products & Services
  • Gold jewelry
  • Gemstone jewelry
  • Diamond jewelry
  • Platinum jewelry
  • Other
  • Chart: Jewelry Stores Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Wedding market
  • Investment purchase market
  • Collection market
  • Other markets
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Jewelry Stores Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages and depreciation
  • Rent and other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Jewelry Stores

  • Basis of Competition
  • Brand awareness
  • Distribution networks
  • Product design
  • Financial strength
  • Upstream integration

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

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Chow Tai Fook GroupLao Feng Xiang Co. Ltd.Shanghai Yuyuan Tourist Mart Co., Ltd.Beijing Caishikou Department Store Co., Ltd.China National Gold Group Corporation
  • Table: Chow Tai Fook Group - financial performance
  • Table: Lao Feng Xiang Co. Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Shanghai Yuyuan Tourist Mart Co., Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Beijing Caishikou Department Store Co., Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: China National Gold Group Corporation - financial performance

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

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

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Jewelry Stores Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Total Assets (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Inlaid Jewelry
  • Jewelry with diamonds and gemstones set into its surface, usually at the same level, to form a design.
  • Jadeite
  • Gem-quality silicate mineral in the pyroxene family. It may contain impurities that give it a variety of colors: white, green, red, brown, and blue.
  • Karat Gold
  • Gold mixed with other alloys or metals. Ranges between 24 karats (pure) and more than 10 karats.
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