IBISWorld’s Procurement Research Reports cover thousands of indirect purchasing lines. Our data and analysis help you strategically engage and negotiate with suppliers and give you the credibility to work with internal stakeholders and executives. IBISWorld’s Paper Towels procurement research provides price trends and forecasts, supplier benchmarks and negotiation questions all intended to give your company leverage during the sourcing process.
doneBenchmark Price
doneRFP/RFQ/Negotiation Questions
done3 Year Price Forecast
doneSupply Chain Analysis
doneSupplier Intelligence
doneSample Buyer Decision Scorecard

Paper Towels - Recent Price Trend

In the three years to 2017, the price of paper towels has grown slightly at an estimated annualized rate of 0.2%, driven by increasing demand for market products. However, declines in the cost of producing paper towels have limited price growth.The growing number of businesses and rising per capita disposable income have been key drivers of demand growth for paper towels during the period...


Paper Towels - Total Cost of Ownership

The total cost of ownership for paper towels is very low. Fortunately for buyers, there are minimal additional costs associated with paper towels. Procuring paper towels is not difficult, with products available through many distribution channels. Paper towels are a standardized good and are uniform across suppliers, reducing the time needed for product evaluation. However, buyers often order...


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About this Report

This report is intended to assist buyers of paper towels, which are used to dry hands and clean spills or dirt from a variety of surfaces. Businesses in all sectors of the economy use paper towels. Key suppliers include manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers. This report does not include toilet paper or facial tissue.

Table of Contents

At a Glance

Executive Summary

Price Environment
 Price Fundamentals
  Benchmark Price
  Pricing Model
 Price Drivers
 Input Cost Drivers
 External Demand Drivers
 Recent Price Trend
 Price Forecast

Product Characteristics
 Product Life Cycle
 Total Cost of Ownership
 Product Specialization
 Related Goods
 Subsitute Goods
 Quality Control
Supply Chain & Vendors
 Supply Chain Dynamics
  Supply Chain Risk
  Geographic Locations
 Competitive Environment
  Market Share Concentration
  Vendor Company Types
 Market Profitability
 Switching Cost

Purchasing Process
 Buying Basics
 Buying Lead Time
  Selection Process
  Buying-Decision Scorecard
 Key RFP Elements

Negotiation Questions

Buyer Power Score Components

Jargon & Glossary

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