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 Locations Chapter
The majority of textile product wholesalers are concentrated in Victoria and New South Wales. IBISWorld estimates that about 74.4% of industry establishments are located in these two eastern seaboard states. New South Wales accounts for the biggest proportion of industry activity, accounting for about 37.8% of the nation's textile product wholesalers. Victoria is close behind, accounting for approximately 36.6% of the industry's players.
This distribution is not surprising. New South Wales and Victoria are home to the majority of the country's textile manufacturers. They also boast the largest consumer markets in Australia. Given this, IBISWorld expects that the majority of textile product wholesalers are located in the major capital cities of Sydney and Melbourne... purchase to read more