Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Textile Product Wholesaling industry purchases, sells and redistributes textile products to retailers, manufacturers and other organisations throughout Australia. These products mainly include bed linen, blankets, doonas, pillows, towelling, curtains, blinds, rope and string. Textile product wholesalers connect textile manufacturers (domestic and foreign) with retailers and other organisations that use or sell textile products.
Over the past five years, the industry has struggled with declining profit margins, increased pressure for discounted products from retailers, and shrinking local textile and clothing manufacturing industries... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter
The Textile Product Wholesaling industry is characterised by a low level of market share concentration, with no player accounting for more than 5% of revenue. The industry is highly fragmented and diverse, and consists of many small independent operators. An estimated 83.0% of enterprises generate annual revenue of less than $2.0 million. Most industry players are owner-operated and non-employing (approximately 44.4%) and 50.7% employ less than 19 people.
Although industry concentration remains low, trends in other parts of the Wholesale Trade division suggest that concentration may rise in the next five years... purchase to read more