Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Houseware Retailing industry sells a range of products including tableware, cooking utensils, bakeware and knives. As part of the Australian furniture, houseware and appliance retailing market, the industry faces competition from other stores that sell housewares, such as department stores and supermarkets. The industry is in the mature stage of its life cycle, as a high proportion of houseware products are well defined and technological advancements within each product segment are minimal. Most operators have a well-established market position with many players now expanding into niche segments within the industry. IBISWorld estimates that the Houseware Retailing industry accounts for 35.0% to 45.0%... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter
The Houseware Retailing industry has a low market share concentration level, with no player accounting for more than 5.0% of revenue. Most large and mid-size companies in the industry have diversified operations and sell a wide range of other products. As housewares are highly diverse and accessible from a wide range of retailers, most established players focus on carving out niches based on price rather than attempting to dominate the total market.
Industry players such as King of Knives and House, specialise in certain sub-segments, such as higher-priced kitchen products and accessories. These players tend to service the market for high-quality niche products and provide comprehensive in-store services... purchase to read more