E-baby: The convenience of online shopping will help the industry maintain strong growth

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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The industry posted strong growth, mainly due to convenience and recovering incomes
  • Despite strong revenue growth, profit margins shrank as input prices rose
  • The industry will continue growing steadily as the number of internet connections increases
  • Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Online Baby Product Sales industry, which retails goods for infants and toddlers such as furniture, toys, strollers, formula, apparel and diapers over the internet, has expanded rapidly over the past five years, along with the overall e-commerce sector. Industry operators have benefited from rising consumer acceptance of online shopping, both through traditional websites as well as mobile websites and applications. The greater acceptance of and need for convenient online shopping platforms will fuel demand as high employment levels are expected to cause lifestyles to become busier and workloads to become heavier for many parents.

    Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    The Online Baby Product Sales industry has undergone a rapid growth spurt over the past five years, resulting from technological change and innovation within online shopping platforms, as well as the increasing acceptance of online transactions among consumers. In addition, industry operators benefit from offering products that are less discretionary than other retailers, including women and men’s online clothing stores. Infants quickly outgrow their apparel and need replacements much more often than adults. In addition, parents must consistently purchase infant formula, baby food, baby diapers and toiletries, providing a steady source of demand for industry products. As a result, industry revenue is expected to increase at an annualized rate of 11.8% o

    Additional Insights for the Online Baby Product Sales Industry

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

  • Ability to quickly adopt new technology
  • Provision of superior after sales service
  • Having a loyal customer base
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Per capita disposable income and commerce sales in the Online Baby Product Sales industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Online Baby Product Sales Industry?

    This industry retails infant and toddler products on the internet. Industry products include diapers, clothing, shoes, feeding aids, strollers and furniture. Industry operators purchase products for resale to consumers with no further development of the product. The industry does not include auction or used product websites.

    Industry Products
    Baby furniture
    Baby bottles, monitors, carriers and other goods
    Baby toys and hobby goods
    Baby formula and food
    Baby toiletries
    Baby diapers and wipes
    Baby clothing and footwear
    Industry Activities
    Selling baby furniture online
    Selling baby car seats, carriers and strollers online
    Selling baby toys online
    Selling baby apparel and shoes online
    Selling baby formula and food online
    Selling baby accessories online
    Selling diapers online

    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
  • commerce sales
  • Number of broadband connections
  • Number of births

  • Current Performance
  • Technological change drives demand
  • Challenges to growth
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Growing and connecting
  • Innovation and competition
  • Table: Online Baby Product Sales Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Online Baby Product Sales Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Canned Fruit & Vegetable Processing
  • Cardboard Box & Container Manufacturing
  • Couriers & Local Delivery Services
  • Furniture Wholesaling
  • Men's & Boys' Apparel Manufacturing
  • Sanitary Paper Product Manufacturing
  • Shoe & Footwear Manufacturing
  • Toy, Doll & Game Manufacturing
  • Women's & Children's Apparel Wholesaling
  • Women’s, Girls’ and Infants’ Apparel Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Baby furniture
  • Baby toys and hobby goods
  • Baby toiletries
  • Baby bottles, monitors, carriers and other goods
  • Baby clothing and footwear
  • Baby formula and food
  • Baby diapers and wipes
  • Chart: Online Baby Product Sales Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Consumers aged 30 to 34
  • Consumers aged 24 or younger
  • Consumers aged 25 to 29
  • Consumers aged 35 and older
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Online Baby Product Sales 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
  • Marketing
  • Rent and other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Online Baby Product Sales

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Online Baby Product Sales Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Amazon.comTarget Corporation Toys R Us Inc.
  • Table: Amazon.com - financial performance
  • Table: Target Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: Toys R Us Inc. - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Online Baby Product Sales 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 Online Baby Product Sales Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • E-commerce sales (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Brick And Mortar
  • Stores that have a physical presence and location, as opposed to online retailers.
  • Broadband
  • A one-way internet connection at speeds in excess of 200 Kbps. Broadband is an alternative to a dial-up internet connection, allowing users access to higher rates of data and greater bandwidth.
  • E-Tailer
  • A retailer that primarily sells goods and services via the Internet. Many of these companies do not have brick-and-mortar locations.
  • Online Shopping Malls
  • Websites that have a directory of online shopping stores
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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.
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    The Online Baby Product Sales 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
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