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Adult Stores: Market Research Report

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Adult Stores Market Research Report | NAICS OD4384 | Sep 2016

Sex sells: Greater social acceptance of sex paraphernalia is boosting industry demand

IBISWorld’s Adult Stores market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$9bn
Annual Growth 11-16
0.5%
Annual Growth 16-21
Annual Growth
Profit
Profit
Employment
37,663
Businesses
7,568
Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • Sex paraphernalia in mainstream media and stores has spurred industry demand
  • Rising prevalence of sex paraphernalia in mainstream stores has boosted demand
  • The rise in popularity of free sites will continue to drive down sales of adult content media
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Escalating external competition from online and mainstream adult product retailers, which increasingly carry vibrators and other erotica, has pressured growth in the Adult Stores industry. Over the past five years, as shoppers enjoyed the benefits of purchasing adult products online, which include anonymity, wider purchase selection and lower prices, industry revenue grew moderately. Still, the widespread acceptance of sex paraphernalia, evidenced by mainstream stores such as Walmart and CVS carrying some adult products and increased sexuality on TV, has helped boost demand for industry stores. In the coming years, the industry is anticipated to benefit from rising disposable income, which will increase spending on adult paraphernalia... ... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Adult Stores industry exhibits a low level of market share concentration. IBISWorld estimates the four largest players in the industry account for less than 10.0% of revenue in 2016. The industry is highly fragmented, with a large number of small players that are privately owned and operated. During the past five years, market share concentration has risen due to external competition from e-commerce sites that sell sex toys and pornographic material. As a result of this increased demand from online retailers, some small independently owned adult stores have been forced to close down. This trend has forced poorly performing establishments to consolidate or exit the industry completely. Soc.. ... purchase to read more

Additional Insights for the Adult Stores Industry

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

  • Ability to control stock on hand
  • Access to niche markets
  • Attractive product presentation
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as commerce sales and Per capita disposable income in the Adult Stores industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more

     


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    What is the Adult Stores Industry?

    This industry includes companies that primarily retail sex paraphernalia, or erotica, including pornographic DVDs and magazines and sex toys and enhancement products. Stores that primarily sell movies are excluded from the industry. This industry also excludes revenue from all goods sold off premises, such as online, through mail-order catalogs or over the phone.

    Industry Products
    VibratorsRubber PenisesLubricationAnal beadsPenis ringsOther sex paraphernaliaBooks and magazinesAdult video
     
    Industry Activities
    Selling sex toys and gamesSelling sex enhancement productsSelling and renting pornographic moviesSelling pornographic magazines, calendars and other paraphernalia


    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
  • commerce sales
  • Per capita disposable income
  • External competition for the Small Specialty Retail Stores industry
  • Time spent on leisure and sports
  • Current Performance
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Table: Adult Stores Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Adult Stores Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Commercial Building Construction
  • Commercial Leasing
  • Computer Manufacturing
  • Magazine & Periodical Publishing
  • Movie & Video Distribution
  • Plastic & Resin Manufacturing
  • Plastic Products Miscellaneous Manufacturing
  • Products & Services
  • Vibrators
  • Rubber Penises
  • Lubrication
  • Anal beads
  • Penis rings
  • Adult video
  • Other sex paraphernalia
  • Books and magazines
  • Chart: Adult Stores Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Women
  • Men
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Adult 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
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Adult Stores
  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition
  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Adult Stores Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    There are no major players in this industry
    Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Adult 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 Adult Stores Industry
  • Includes:
  • 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
  • A store that has a physical presence and location, as opposed to an online retailer.
  • E-Commerce
  • The buying and selling of products or services over the internet.
  • Erotica
  • Any object that deals substantively with sexually stimulating or arousing subject matter.
  • Paraphernalia
  • Equipment, apparatuses or furnishings used in or necessary for a particular activity.
  • Point Of Sale
  • A system used at checkout in retail stores using computers and cash registers to capture transaction data at the time and place of sale.

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    This report on Adult Stores:
    • 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 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 Adult 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

    IBISWorld reports on thousands of industries around the world. Our clients rely on our information and data to stay up-to-date on industry trends across all industries. With this IBISWorld Industry Research Report on Adult Stores, you can expect thoroughly researched, reliable and current information that will help you to make faster, better business decisions.

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