Hidden gem: As more consumers go online to shop, industry revenue will grow

The Online Jewelry and Watch Sales industry performed well over the past five years due to consumers' mounting affinity for quick and easy online shopping. As disposable incomes rebounded, industry revenue has grown more strongly. With the economy continuing along its upward trajectory, consumer demand for discretionary items like jewelry will grow steadily. However, the industry's players will experience intensifying internal competition as the number of online jewelers grows and restrains profit growth...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Online sales of high-end jewelry are expected to increase, boosting revenue and sustaining profit
  • The industry is expected to benefit from increased consumer affinity and interaction
  • The market for online jewelry and watch retailers is expected to saturate
  • Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    Over the past five years, the Online Jewelry and Watch Sales industry has exhibited tremendous resilience against tough economic conditions and has strengthened by developing a renewed affinity with consumers across the United States. IBISWorld expects industry revenue to grow at an annualized rate of 12.3% to $8.1 billion over the five years to 2017, which includes a 7.0% jump in 2017 alone.The industry has benefited from an increased preference for online shopping due to a resurgence in economic activity and growth in per capita disposable income. Fur...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Online Jewelry & Watch Sales Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Online Jewelry & Watch Sales Industry are

  • Ability to quickly adopt new technology
  • Production of goods currently favored by the market
  • Ability to control stock on hand
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Percentage of services conducted online and Per capita disposable income in the Online Jewelry & Watch Sales industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Online Jewelry & Watch Sales Industry?

    Operators in this industry sell fine jewelry, artificial jewelry, watches and costume jewelry over the internet. Operators include online-only retailers as well as brick-and-mortar stores that have an online presence.

    Industry Products
  • Watches
  • Specialty jewelry
  • Fashion and other jewelry
  • Industry Activities
  • Costume jewelry retailing
  • Precious metal jewelry retailing
  • Gemstone jewelry retailing
  • Watch retailing
  • Diamond jewelry retailing
  • Artificial jewelry retailing
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Percentage of services conducted online
  • Per capita disposable income
  • External competition
  • World price of gold
  • World price of silver

  • Current Performance
  • Advantages of an online-retailing platform
  • Economic conditions contribute to revenue growth
  • Competitive outlook
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Profit and participation
  • Industry dynamics
  • Table: Online Jewelry & Watch Sales Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Online Jewelry & Watch Sales Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Jewelry & Watch Wholesaling
  • Jewelry Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Specialty jewelry
  • Fashion and other jewelry
  • Watches
  • Chart: Online Jewelry & Watch Sales Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Consumer trends
  • Global supply

  • Major Markets
  • Household income greater than $100,000
  • Household income between $40,000 and $100,000
  • Household income less than $40,000
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Online Jewelry & Watch Sales Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWages MarketingDepreciationOther costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Online Jewelry & Watch Sales

  • Basis of Competition
    Internal competitionExternal competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Online Jewelry & Watch Sales Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Amazon.com Inc., Etsy Inc., Blue Nile Inc.,
  • Table: Amazon.com Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Etsy Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Blue Nile Inc. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Online Jewelry & Watch Sales 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 Online Jewelry & Watch Sales Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Percentage of services conducted online (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • A store that has a physical presence and location, as opposed to an online retailer.
  • Costume Jewelry
  • Jewelry made of semi-precious or imitation metals and gems.
  • E-Tailer
  • A retailer that primarily sells goods and services via the internet. Many of these companies do not have brick-and-mortar locations.
  • Smartphone
  • A mobile phone that offers advanced PC-like capabilities.
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