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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 | Mar 2015

Curtain call: Strong import competition continues to drive industry exits

IBISWorld’s Window Coverings Manufacturing market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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
$732m
Annual Growth 10-15
-2.1%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
3,250
Businesses
160
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Window Coverings Manufacturing industry principally produces curtains, blinds, shutters and awnings. Over the five years through 2014-15, domestic demand has dipped due to weak investment into new building construction. The industry has also been losing market share to competition from low-cost imported products.

The industry's performance has deteriorated over the period. The rapid appreciation of the Australian dollar over the three years through 2012-103 allowed imports to capture a larger share of domestic demand (rising to 36.2% in 2014-15). Over the five years through 2014-15, domestic demand for window coverings is projected to decline by an annualised... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

Operating conditions have been fragile for the Window Coverings Manufacturing industry in the past five years. The industry was rattled by a slowdown in construction activities, erratic consumer sentiment and an increase in import competition over the period. Industry revenue is estimated to decline by an annualised 2.1% over the five years through 2014-15 to total $732.0 million. However, the upswing in building activity in recent years, coupled with the depreciation of the Australian dollar, is expected to support industry revenue growth of 1.8% in 2014-15.

Weak consumer sentiment

Erratic levels of consumer sentiment over the past five years have been detrimental to industry performance... purchase to read more

 


Industry ProductsRelated ReportsTable of Contents

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 blindsMetal blindsCurtain and draperyShuttersAwning Textile blindsWooden blindsMetal blindsCurtain and draperyShuttersAwning


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