Jewel in the crown: Rising discretionary incomes have boosted demand for fine jewellery

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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Rising rent costs and the continued expansion of foreign retailers have put pressure on profit
  • Media platforms have made it easier for firms to showcase their products to consumers
  • Retailers are expected to continue focusing on cost cutting as competition intensifies

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    Companies in the Watch and Jewellery Retailing industry retail either fine or fashion jewellery. Fine jewellery includes merchandise made from precious metals, and precious or semiprecious stones. Fashion jewellery is manufactured from comparatively inexpensive materials, and is often targeted at value-conscious consumers. For more information on the individual fine or fashion jewellery and watch industries, refer to OD5532 Fine Jewellery and Watch Retailing or OD5483 Fashion Jewellery Retailing.

    The Watch and Jewellery Retailing industry is forecast to grow by an annualised 2.9% over the five years through 2016-17, to reach $3.3 billion...

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    Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    The Watch and Jewellery Retailing industry displays low market share concentration, with no single retailer controlling a significant share of the market. Prouds Jewellers Limited, which owns the Prouds, Angus & Coote and Goldmark chains, accounts for the greatest share of industry revenue, at an estimated 17.5% in 2016-17. Lovisa Holdings Limited, which is the largest fashion jewellery retailer, is expected to account for 3.5% of industry revenue in 2016-17.

    The industry is highly fragmented, with small family-owned businesses that employ few people dominating the industry. More than half of industry operators employ less than 20 people, with over 40% of watch and jewellery retailers not employing any additional staff outside their family. The..

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    Additional Insights for the Watch and Jewellery Retailing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Watch and Jewellery Retailing Industry are

  • Having a clear market position
  • Employing knowledgeable staff
  • Ability to control stock on hand
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Consumer sentiment index and Real household discretionary income in the Watch and Jewellery Retailing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Watch and Jewellery Retailing Industry?

    Industry operators retail fine or fashion jewellery and watches. Fine jewellery and watches include products made with precious metals or precious and semiprecious stones. Fashion jewellery retailers sell products made from non-precious metals, stones, glass, plastic or wood. Online-only retailers, department stores and general clothing retailers are not included in the industry.

    Industry Products
    Fine metal jewellery
    Precious stones jewellery
    Fashion jewellery and watches
    Fine watches
    Other fine jewellery products and services
    Industry Activities
    Watch retailing
    Fashion jewellery retailing
    Precious stones retailing
    Fine jewellery retailing

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Consumer sentiment index
  • Real household discretionary income
  • Domestic price of gold
  • World price of silver
  • Demand from online shopping

  • Current Performance
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Table: Watch and Jewellery Retailing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Watch and Jewellery Retailing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Diamond and Gemstone Mining
  • Jewellery and Watch Wholesaling
  • Jewellery Manufacturing
  • Measurement and Other Scientific Equipment Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Fine metal jewellery
  • Precious stones jewellery
  • Fashion jewellery and watches
  • Other fine jewellery products and services
  • Fine watches
  • Chart: Watch and Jewellery Retailing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Highest household income quintile
  • Fourth and third household income quintiles
  • Second and lowest household income quintiles
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Watch and Jewellery Retailing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Watch and Jewellery Retailing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Watch and Jewellery Retailing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Prouds Jewellers Pty LimitedMichael Hill International LimitedTiffany & Co (Australia) Pty Ltd
  • Table: Prouds Jewellers Pty Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Michael Hill International Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Tiffany & Co (Australia) Pty Ltd - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Watch and Jewellery Retailing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Watch and Jewellery Retailing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Fashion Jewellery
  • Jewellery made from non-precious metals or stones that is often sold at a lower pricepoint than fine jewellery.
  • Fine Jewellery
  • Items made of precious metals and precious and/or semiprecious gemstones.
  • Point Of Sale (Pos)
  • The place goods are sold for retail and other transactions.
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