Overview

Simmer down: While better macroeconomic factors will bolster growth, competition will loom large

IBISWorld’s Kitchen & Cookware Stores 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 identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

REPORT SNAPSHOT

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Competition will heighten, but revived consumer demand will support growth
  • Mass merchants increasingly offer celebrity lines of cookware, intensifying competition
  • High competition and an increasingly saturated market will constrain profit

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Kitchen and Cookware Stores industry came against some declines during the recession, as weakened disposable incomes led consumers to purchase fewer industry products. However, in the five years to 2021, revenue is expected to grow as consumers increase their spending on high-end, luxury industry products. Competition will increase in the coming years, which will require operators to offer high-quality consumer service or a niche product mix...

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    Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    New operators planning to enter the Kitchen and Cookware Stores industry need to overcome a number of barriers. The most significant of these involves the level of external competition from discount department stores. These larger-sized operators benefit from economies of size and scope, since they are able to purchase a variety of merchandise in bulk at discounted prices. Therefore, they can then pass on these cost savings to consumers via lower product prices, without effectively reducing their product margins. Similar strategies are implemented by the industry's major competitors such as Bed Bath & Beyond, which has significant buying power to achieve lower unit costs and access to exclusive product agreements with manufacturers.

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    Additional Insights for the Kitchen & Cookware Stores Industry

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

  • Ability to control stock on hand
  • Proximity to key markets
  • Attractive product presentation
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Per capita disposable income and External competition in the Kitchen & Cookware Stores industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Kitchen & Cookware Stores Industry?

    This industry includes operators that primarily sell kitchen and cookware such as pots and pans, bakeware, cutlery and utensils. Merchandise is generally purchased from domestic manufacturers and wholesalers and then sold to the public.

    Industry Products
    Bakeware
    Cookware
    Cutlery and utensils
    Electronics, appliances and other
    Industry Activities
    Retailing kitchenware
    Retailing cookware
    Retailing bakeware
    Retailing kitchen utensils

    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
  • Per capita disposable income
  • External competition
  • Existing home sales
  • Consumer Confidence Index
  • Marriage rate

  • Current Performance
    Downstream demandCompetitive pressureIndustry landscape
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
    Cooking with gasTemperatures rise
  • Table: Kitchen & Cookware Stores Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Kitchen & Cookware Stores Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Hand Tool & Cutlery Manufacturing
  • Home Furnishing Wholesaling
  • Soft Drink, Baked Goods & Other Grocery Wholesaling

  • Products & Services
  • Electronics, appliances and other
  • Cookware
  • Cutlery and utensils
  • Bakeware
  • Chart: Kitchen & Cookware Stores Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Consumers aged 45 to 54
  • Consumers aged 55 to 64
  • Consumers aged 35 to 44
  • Consumers aged over 65
  • Consumers aged 25 to 34
  • Consumers aged under 25
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Kitchen & Cookware Stores Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesDepreciationRent and other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Kitchen & Cookware Stores

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Kitchen & Cookware Stores Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Williams-Sonoma Inc.
  • Table: Williams-Sonoma Inc. - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Kitchen & Cookware 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 Kitchen & Cookware Stores Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Per capita disposable income (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Big-Box Store
  • A retail store that is differentiated by its sheer size and large range of specialty products.
  • Private Label
  • Products sold as the house brand of a particular supermarket or retail chain, rather than the specific manufacturer.
  • Radio Frequency Identification (Rfid)
  • A technology that tracks products from the time they leave the assembly line to the time they leave the store by releasing continuous signals from a chip.
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    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
    • Helps you understand market dynamics to give you a deeper understanding of industry competition and the supply chain.
    • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.
    The Kitchen & Cookware Stores market research report includes:
    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
    • And of course, much more

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