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Mall Carts & Kiosks: Market Research Report

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Mall Carts & Kiosks Market Research Report | NAICS OD4233 | Mar 2017

Low stock: Decreasing mall traffic and rising e-commerce sales hurt the industry

IBISWorld’s Mall Carts & Kiosks 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
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
Annual Growth
Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • Mall sales have declined due to decreased foot traffic and high external competition
  • In addition to falling foot traffic, the industry has battled through rising competition
  • The industry will benefit from more robust consumer spending patterns
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the past five years, declining mall traffic has decimated the Mall Carts and Kiosks industry, as a greater number of consumers have gone online to buy products traditionally purchased in malls. Mall owners, battling declining traffic due to changing consumer-shopping patterns, have attempted to cultivate cart and kiosk operators with attractive lease terms and more prominent spaces. However, less mall foot traffic has ultimately forced a growing number of operators out of business. Growing consumer spending and rising household income will boost retail sales, but increased e-commerce sales are forecast to hurt the industry... ... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

The Mall Carts and Kiosks industry has overcome challenging conditions over the past five years. Falling mall foot traffic and rising external competition have made the operating environment difficult for industry businesses. Despite these obstacles, industry operators have benefitted from rising disposable income levels and heightened demand for service-based industry offerings. As a result, in the five years to 2017, industry revenue is expected to rise at an annualized rate of 2.3%. In 2017 specifically, revenue is expected to decrease 0.2% to reach $11.0 billion.

Mall carts and kiosks offer several advantages over brick-and-mortar retail establishments, namely lower overheads, shorter and more flexible leases and less upfront capital. Ren.. ... purchase to read more

Additional Insights for the Mall Carts & Kiosks Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Mall Carts & Kiosks Industry are

  • Manage inventory
  • Access to niche markets
  • Attractive product presentation
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Per capita disposable income and Consumer Confidence Index in the Mall Carts & Kiosks industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more


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    What is the Mall Carts & Kiosks Industry?

    This industry comprises establishments that retail various goods (excluding food) from kiosks and carts. Operators are most often located in indoor or outdoor malls or shopping areas. This industry also includes computer-based interactive or self-service kiosks.

    Industry Products
    Apparel and fashion accessoriesSmall personal electronics and accessoriesPersonal care products and servicesOther products and servicesToys, games and entertainment
    Industry Activities
    Retail self-manufactured goods through mall kiosksRetail self-manufactured goods through mall cartsReselling goods through mall kiosksReselling goods through mall cartsRetail sale of nonfood items via vending machines

    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
  • Consumer Confidence Index
  • commerce sales
  • Urban population
  • Current Performance
  • Industry struggles
  • Product offerings and differentiation
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Shift in consumer spending
  • Shifting focus
  • Table: Mall Carts & Kiosks Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Mall Carts & Kiosks Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Art & Office Supply Manufacturing
  • Cigarette & Tobacco Products Wholesaling
  • Textile Mills
  • Toy & Craft Supplies Wholesaling
  • Products & Services
  • Other products and services
  • Apparel and fashion accessories
  • Toys, games and entertainment
  • Personal care products and services
  • Small personal electronics and accessories
  • Chart: Mall Carts & Kiosks Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Carts
  • Kiosks
  • Vending units
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Mall Carts & Kiosks Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Rent and utilities
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Mall Carts & Kiosks
  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Mall Carts & Kiosks Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    There are no major players in this industry
    Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Mall Carts & Kiosks 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 Mall Carts & Kiosks Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Per capita disposable income (2008-2022)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Jargon & Glossary
    Brick And Mortar
  • A company that possesses buildings, production facilities, or store for operations
  • Inline
  • A space located within a center's gross-leasable area (as opposed to the common area, parking lot, roof or peripheral land.)
  • Mall Cart
  • A store with the operator and customer transacting business outside of the unit.
  • Mall Kiosk
  • A store which is typically enclosed with the operator located in the center and the customer approaching the vendor from across a counter.
  • Vending
  • A nonstaffed unit from which goods or services are purchased by means of coins, bills, credit cards or debit cards.

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    • 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 Mall Carts & Kiosks 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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