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Kitchen & Cookware Stores: Market Research Report

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Kitchen & Cookware Stores Market Research Report | NAICS OD4272 | Sep 2016

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

IBISWorld’s Kitchen & Cookware Stores market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
Annual Growth
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... ... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Kitchen and Cookware Stores industry exhibits low concentration, with the two largest players estimated to account for less than 10.0% of the industry revenue in 2016. The remaining share of the market is mostly composed of small-sized players that successfully supply their local demand. While there are several chains that command more market share than competitors, the vast majority of operators are smaller operators with nine or fewer employees. These businesses are spread out throughout the country, as there are many communities that the chains have not reached. While the industry's products are not always necessities, demand for kitchen goods is high enough to support these smaller businesses, keeping market share concentration low.

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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... purchase to read more


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    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
    BakewareCookwareCutlery and utensilsElectronics, appliances and other
    Industry Activities
    Retailing kitchenwareRetailing cookwareRetailing bakewareRetailing 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
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • 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
  • 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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    This report on Kitchen & Cookware 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 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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