Overview

Growth spurt: The rising number of internet connections has fuelled industry demand

IBISWorld’s Online Baby Product Sales market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

REPORT SNAPSHOT

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Competitive pricing and convenient shopping platforms have caused sales volumes to soar
  • Smaller companies have struggled to compete with large retailers such as Coles and Woolworths
  • Industry competition and consolidation are expected to intensify over the next five years

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    Despite Australia's turbulent retail landscape, the Online Baby Product Sales industry has performed well over the past five years, defying the downturn in consumer spending over the period. The industry owes its success to rapid advances in technology and increasing internet connectivity, which have fuelled demand for, and acceptance of online shopping in Australia. Strong marketing campaigns, competitive pricing and the development of multichannel retailing options have enhanced the industry's success. Mainstream retailers have only moved online in recent years, after the success of smaller, online-only retailers became apparent. However, these mainstream retailers have rapidly increased their market shares...

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    What is the Online Baby Product Sales industry?

    The Online Baby Product Sales industry is characterised by a low level of market share concentration, with no player accounting for more than 5.0% of revenue. The industry is highly fragmented and is dominated by small, individual businesses. Large department stores and supermarkets have increased their market share over the past five years as their web interfaces and delivery systems have improved and as they have ramped up marketing surrounding their online capabilities. Traditional bricks-and-mortar stores focusing on baby products have also increased their presence in the online industry as they have enhanced their internet and logistics infrastructure. For example, Babies “R” Us has increased market share as it has moved online...

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    Additional Insights for the Online Baby Product Sales Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Online Baby Product Sales Industry are

  • Ability to quickly adopt new technology
  • Ability to control stock on hand
  • Provision of superior after sales service
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Number of births and Consumer sentiment index in the Online Baby Product Sales industry impact industry performance..

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    Products & Brands

    Major products in this industry
    Baby furniture
    Other merchandise
    Nappies
    Baby clothing and footwear
    Baby food and formula
    Toys
    Car seats and strollers

    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
  • Number of births
  • Consumer sentiment index
  • Females in the labour force
  • Real household disposable income
  • Internet connections

  • Current Performance
  • Technology push
  • Industry participation
  • Profitability and purchasing decisions
  • Growing convenience
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Growing and connecting
  • Innovation and competition
  • Table: Online Baby Product Sales Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Online Baby Product Sales Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Clothing Wholesaling
  • Furniture and Floor Covering Wholesaling
  • General Line Grocery Wholesaling
  • Sleepwear, Underwear and Infant Clothing Manufacturing
  • Toy and Sporting Goods Wholesaling

  • Products & Services
  • Nappies
  • Baby clothing and footwear
  • Baby food and formula
  • Other merchandise
  • Toys
  • Baby furniture
  • Car seats and strollers
  • Chart: Online Baby Product Sales Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • People aged 25 to 44
  • People aged 45 and over
  • People aged 15 to 24
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Online Baby Product Sales 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 Online Baby Product Sales

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Online Baby Product Sales Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    There are no major players in this industry
    Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Online Baby Product Sales 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 Online Baby Product Sales Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Bricks-And-Mortar Retail
  • The traditional form of retail made from a physical building or store.
  • Click-And-Collect
  • A method of purchase that enables the consumer to buy products online and then collect them from a physical store location.
  • National Broadband Network (Nbn)
  • A national wholesale-only broadband network currently under construction by the Australian Government.
  • Online-Only Retail
  • Retailers that sell products solely over the internet and do not have physical stores.
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    This report on Online Baby Product Sales:
    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
    • Helps you understand market dynamics to give you a deeper understanding of industry competition and the supply chain.
    • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.
    The Online Baby Product Sales market research report includes:
    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
    • And of course, much more

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