Textile Product Wholesaling in Australia: Market Research Report

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Textile Product Wholesaling Market Research Report | ANZSIC F3711 | Aug 2015

Coming apart at the seams: The industry faces declining demand due to wholesale bypass

The Textile Product Wholesaling market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Textile Product Wholesaling industry purchases, sells and redistributes textile products to retailers, manufacturers and other organisations throughout the country. 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

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Changes in performance, industry revenue and profit margins have characterised the past five years. During this time, the three main developments in the industry have been increased participation in importing, the adoption of software for distribution management and the absorption of independent wholesalers into upstream manufacturers.

Industry revenue growth generally reflects trends in the wider Wholesale Trade division. Over the five years through 2015-16, industry revenue is expected to decline by an annualised 2.7% to $2.4 billion. Retailers sourcing material directly from manufacturers has constrained revenue, while wholesalers are turning more towards importing. As a result, there has been an influx of imported textile products at the expense of local production... purchase to read more


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What is the Textile Product Wholesaling Industry?

This industry consists of operators engaged in wholesaling textiles or textile products, such as bed linen, blankets, towels, yarns, fabrics, tents and other textile and canvas goods.

Industry Products
Bed linen, blankets and quiltsPillows and cushionsTowels and face washersTable and kitchen linenCurtains and blindsOther textile productsYarns and fabrics
Industry Activities
Blanket, doona, pillow, towel, lace, soft furnishings and linen wholesalingTent, tarpaulin and textile netting wholesalingRope, string and cordage wholesalingSewing thread, thread, yarn and textile trimming wholesalingTextile fabric, glass fibre fabric, elasticised fabric, narrow fabric and felt (except floor coverings) wholesalingTextile awning and blind wholesaling Textile bag and sack wholesalingSail cloth wholesalingOther canvas goods, textile piece-goods and textile product wholesaling

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