In the bag: Revenue has grown strongly despite competition from overseas retailers

The Online Handbag and Luggage Sales industry has grown strongly over the past five years, assisted by the growing popularity of online shopping. While the industry is small compared with the overall online retail market, it provides consumers with a new shopping avenue that offers more affordable prices and a more extensive range of handbags and luggage than traditional bricks-and-mortar establishments. The proliferation of internet connectivity and rising mobile data consumption have expanded the industry’s reach to downstream markets.Industry revenue is expected to rise at an annualised 13.0% over the five years through 2016-17, to reach $115.4 million. Strong competition from bricks-and-mortar retailers has prevented industry growth from being more more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Operators face strong competition from overseas websites, which often retail exclusive brands
  • The industry’s strong growth has attracted many new industry participants
  • Traditional retailers are expected to ramp up their instore service and product offerings
  • Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    The Online Handbag and Luggage Sales industry has moderate barriers to entry. Initial capital investment, cashflow requirements and marketing expenses can deter prospective firms from entering the industry. There is often also a delay between when online retailers establish a brand, to when it is strong enough to remain profitable. Entry is easier for firms with pre-existing bricks-and-mortar operations, as they will often have supply links in place and a well-established brand among consumers.Firms must be able to compete on cost with other competitors. To achieve this, extensive supply and distribution networks must be in place to ensure that prices remain low. Reaching significant scale can take time, which can cause initial cashflow problems for industry entrants...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Online Handbag and Luggage Sales Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Online Handbag and Luggage Sales Industry are

  • Having a good reputation
  • Provision of superior after-sales service
  • Ability to control stock on hand
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from online shopping and Real household discretionary income in the Online Handbag and Luggage Sales industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Online Handbag and Luggage Sales Industry?

    The industry includes online sales of handbags, luggage, briefcases, backpacks, satchels, wallets and other related accessories. Sales from online-only retailers and the online operations of bricks-and-mortar stores are included in the industry.

    Industry Products
  • Handbags
  • Wallets and purses
  • Luggage and briefcases
  • Backpacks and satchels
  • Accessories
  • Industry Activities
  • Online handbag and briefcase retailing
  • Online luggage retailing
  • Online leather goods retailing
  • Online accessories retailing
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from online shopping
  • Real household discretionary income
  • Consumer sentiment index
  • US dollars per Australian dollar

  • Current Performance
  • Competition intensifies
  • Consumer conditions
  • Evolving technology
  • Profit and participation
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Rising competition
  • Growth potential
  • Profit and participation
  • Table: Online Handbag and Luggage Sales Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Online Handbag and Luggage Sales Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Courier Pick-up and Delivery Services
  • Internet Service Providers
  • Leather and Leather Substitute Product Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Handbags
  • Luggage and briefcases
  • Backpacks and satchels
  • Wallets and purses
  • Accessories
  • Chart: Online Handbag and Luggage Sales Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • People aged 35 to 54
  • People aged 15 to 34
  • People aged 55 and over
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Online Handbag and Luggage Sales Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Online Handbag and Luggage Sales

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Online Handbag and Luggage Sales Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Strandbags Group Pty Limited,
  • Table: Strandbags Group Pty Limited - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Online Handbag and Luggage Sales Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

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

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Online Handbag and Luggage Sales 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
  • A store that has a physical presence and location.
  • M-Commerce (Mobile Commerce)
  • The buying and selling of goods and services through wireless handheld devices such as smartphones, tablets.
  • Nbn
  • The National Broadband Network, a high-speed internet service.
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