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Window Coverings Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Window Coverings Manufacturing Market Research Report | Specialist Engineering, Infrastructure & Contractors | Building Materials Manufacturing | Apr 2016

Hidden away: Downturn in residential building construction contributes to revenue falls

IBISWorld’s Window Coverings Manufacturing market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Hunter Douglas Hunter Douglas market share
Kresta Holdings Limited Kresta Holdings Limited market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Window Coverings Manufacturing industry principally produces curtains, blinds, shutters and awnings. Much of the industry's output involves bespoke products that are made-to-measure or altered to meet client specifications.

The industry's performance has been profoundly affected by its exposure to fierce import competition, particularly from low-cost producers in Asia. Domestic demand for window coverings is projected to grow by an annualised 1.6% over the five years through 2015-16, to reach $1.1 billion. This rise has been supported by subdued demand growth from building construction and increasing household discretionary income. However, much of this domestic demand growth has been captured by the increase in import penetration... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

The industry has moderate barriers to the entry for new firms. New entrants have to contend with fierce competition from foreign imports, established high-profile firms and the requirement for capital equipment and skilled labour.

New entrants face incumbents that have established a high market profile through extensive advertising campaigns. The existing players are also likely to have established supply chain arrangements that afford them cost advantages over new entrants. Furthermore, the threat of cheaper imports means that new entrants will need to produce at low cost to secure and hold a position in the market. This would favour a newcomer that already possesses prior knowledge of the industry and the capacity to deliver efficient manufacturing... purchase to read more


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What is the Window Coverings Manufacturing Industry?

Operators in this industry specialise in the manufacture of various window coverings products including blinds, shutters, curtains and various draperies.

Industry Products
BlindsShutters and awningsCurtains, draperies and valances
Industry Activities
Textile blindsWooden blindsMetal blindsCurtain and draperyShuttersAwning

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