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 Products Chapter
The industry wholesales a range of textile products, including bed linen, towels, pillows and other fabrics.
Bed linen, blankets and quilts
Bed linen, blankets and quilts are the largest product segment for the industry, accounting for 29.1% of industry revenue in 2016-17. This segment includes sheets, pillowcases, quilts, quilt covers and blankets. This segment has declined over the past five years as large players, such as Pacific Brands, have increasingly sold these products direct to consumers through retail outlets.
Curtains and blinds
Curtains and blinds account for 28.8% of industry revenue in 2016-17. This segment excludes products that are not made from textiles... purchase to read more