Loss prevention: Industry revenue will increase as retail markets grow

Given the substantial revenue losses retailers experience each year due to theft, operators in the sector continue to rely on the Electronic Article Surveillance Product Manufacturing industry to protect their inventories. Similarly, this industry depends heavily on demand from the retail sector for its products, which, through a variety of means, track retail items to combat theft from customers and employees. The retail sector has grown over the past five years due to lower unemployment rates and broad-based economic growth. The return of consumer demand for discretionary purchases, such as clothes and liquor, enabled retailers to bump up in-store prices, collect higher net incomes and ultimately invest in new EAS systems...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$397m
Annual Growth 12-17
0.2%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
2,064
Businesses
30
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Retailers of all kinds, including apparel, electronics, department and liquor stores, are the industry’s largest sources of demand
  • Export values have increased over the past five years due mainly to falling costs of products
  • Higher demand for discretionary items will lead to heightened demand for EAS systems
  • Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

    Electronic article surveillance product manufacturing facilities are generally located near raw material inputs and downstream industries. Since retail markets comprise a large portion of industry demand, the industry is heavily concentrated in areas with a large retail presence. However, because industry products are generally small and lightweight, they are easy to transport and EAS manufacturers can be located anywhere in the country. The industry is concentrated in the West (20.9%) and Southeast (18.1%) regions. The Mid-Atlantic region comes in third, with an estimated 16.7% of establishments. The Great Lakes region, finally, has an estimated 14.1% of industry establishments...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Electronic Article Surveillance Product Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Electronic Article Surveillance Product Manufacturing Industry are

  • Environmental compliance
  • Automation
  • Effective quality control
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from retail trade and Trade-weighted index in the Electronic Article Surveillance Product Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Electronic Article Surveillance Product Manufacturing Industry?

    This industry manufactures electronic article surveillance (EAS) products, which are used to help retailers protect merchandise from theft. Types of EAS technologies include magnetic, acousto-magnetic, radio frequency and microwave systems. Installation services and devices installed at the manufacturing level for purely logistical purposes (source tagging) are excluded from this report.

    Industry Products
  • Radio-frequency systems
  • Acousto-magnetic systems
  • Electromagnetic (magnetic) systems
  • Microwave systems
  • Industry Activities
  • Manufacturing radio-frequency EAS systems
  • Manufacturing acousto-magnetic EAS systems
  • Manufacturing electromagnetic (magnetic) EAS systems
  • Manufacturing microwave EAS systems
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from retail trade
  • Trade-weighted index
  • Price of plastic materials and resin
  • Price of semiconductor and electronic components
  • Crime rate

  • Current Performance
  • Demand from retail
  • Export and import trends
  • Crime as a revenue driver
  • Raw materials and profit
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Retail demand grows
  • Crime and product adoption
  • International trade spurs consolidation
  • Input prices
  • Table: Electronic Article Surveillance Product Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Electronic Article Surveillance Product Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Retail Trade
  • Pharmacies & Drug Stores
  • Men's Clothing Stores
  • Women's Clothing Stores
  • Shoe Stores
  • Jewelry Stores

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Electronic Part & Equipment Wholesaling
  • Plastics Wholesaling
  • Semiconductor & Circuit Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Radio-frequency systems
  • Acousto-magnetic systems
  • Electromagnetic (magnetic) systems
  • Microwave systems
  • Chart: Electronic Article Surveillance Product Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Retailers
  • Exports
  • Institutional
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Government
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Electronic Article Surveillance Product Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Electronic Article Surveillance Product Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Electronic Article Surveillance Product Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Johnson Controls International PLC, CCL Industries Inc.,
  • Table: Johnson Controls International PLC - financial performance
  • Table: CCL Industries Inc. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Electronic Article Surveillance Product Manufacturing 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 Electronic Article Surveillance Product Manufacturing Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Demand from retail (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Electro-Magnetic Field
  • A field produced by moving electrically charged objects.
  • Hz
  • Hertz is a unit of frequency of one cycle per second used in EAS systems.
  • Shrink
  • The loss of inventory through theft and the primary problem EAS products are intended to solve.
  • Source Tagging
  • The application of RFID and other EAS-enabled tags at the manufacturing level rather than the retail level.
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