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Window Coverings Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Window Coverings Manufacturing Market Research Report | Specialist Engineering, Infrastructure & Contractors | Building Materials Manufacturing | Apr 2013

Shut out: Local operators have struggled to grow market share against import competition

The Window Coverings Manufacturing 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.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Hunter Douglas Hunter Douglas market share
Kresta Holdings Limited Kresta Holdings Limited market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$810m
Annual Growth 08-13
-0.9%
Annual Growth 13-18
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Profit
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Employment
4,917
Businesses
168
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Window Coverings Manufacturing industry has undergone a difficult five-year period. Shoppers are becoming increasingly prudent and knowledgeable, making it harder for operators to get away with high profit margins. Domestic manufacturers are also facing growing competition from the online segment and imports, which has severely limited the industry's growth in the five years through 2012-13. IBISWorld estimates revenue to contract by 0.7% during 2012-13 to reach $809.6 million. The industry has not enjoyed a single year of growth since 2007-08 and industry revenue is expected to contract by an annualised rate of 0.9% in the five years through 2012-13.

The level of domestic demand in the industry has grown by about 0.4% per annum in the five years through 2012-13... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

The barriers to entry in this industry are mainly low due to technology and increasing competition from foreign imports. Manufacturers have to establish manufacturing facilities that not only require skilled labour but also capital equipment. Considering the current market conditions, new entrants are likely to experience difficulty in raising adequate debt or capital to fund such a venture. Furthermore, the threat of cheaper imports means that new entrants will have to be able to produce at significantly lower costs in order to secure a position in the market. This means that the newcomer must already possess prior knowledge and can introduce cost saving improvements to the current business model... 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 Curtains, Draperies, Valances
 
Industry Activities
Textile blindsWooden blindsCurtainsShuttersTextile blindsWooden blindsCurtainsShutters


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