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 provide the link between textile manufacturers (domestic and foreign) and retailers and other organisations that use or sell textile products.
The industry has stagnated over the past five years, 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
Industry concentration is low, with the four largest firms estimated to account for less than 10.0% of industry revenue. The industry is highly fragmented and diverse and consists of a large number of small, independent operators. About 83.7% of enterprises are estimated to generate annual revenue of less than $2.0 million, while only 16.3% make over $2.0 million per annum. The majority of industry players are owner-operated and non-employing (approximately 45.0%) and 50.1% 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