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Textile Product Wholesaling in Australia: Market Research Report

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Textile Product Wholesaling Market Research Report | ANZSIC F3711 | Sep 2016

Threadbare: The rising trend towards wholesale bypass constrains industry revenue

IBISWorld’s Textile Product Wholesaling 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.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$2bn
Annual Growth 12-17
-2.0%
Annual Growth 17-22
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Employment
5,285
Businesses
1,215
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Textile Product Wholesaling industry purchases, sells and redistributes textile products to retailers, manufacturers and other organisations throughout Australia. These products mainly include bed linen, blankets, doonas, pillows, towelling, curtains, blinds, rope and string. Textile product wholesalers connect textile manufacturers (domestic and foreign) with retailers and other organisations that use or sell textile products.

Over the past five years, the industry has struggled with declining profit margins, increased pressure for discounted products from retailers, and shrinking local textile and clothing manufacturing industries... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

The industry exhibits moderate barriers to entry. Competition from existing wholesalers can prove a serious hurdle for new entrants to the industry. Larger industry wholesalers have substantial buying power that allows them to purchase products at lower rates from upstream manufacturers. The cost savings they are able to pass on to retail groups makes them highly competitive. Other players form part of vertically integrated firms that participate in both manufacturing and wholesaling. It is practically impossible for new entrants to persuade these manufacturers to outsource the wholesale function.

The financial commitment required by new entrants can be significant, with the cost of establishing a warehouse and distribution centre typically high for new wholesalers... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Textile Product Wholesaling Industry?

Industry operators wholesale textiles or textile products, such as bed linen, blankets, towels, yarns, fabrics, tents and other textile and canvas goods.

Industry Products
Bed linen, blankets and quiltsPillows and cushionsTowels and face washersTable and kitchen linenCurtains and blindsOther textile productsYarns and fabrics
 
Industry Activities
Blanket, doona, pillow, towel, lace, soft furnishings and linen wholesalingTent, tarpaulin and textile netting wholesalingRope, string and cordage wholesalingSewing thread, thread, yarn and textile trimming wholesalingTextile fabric, glass fibre fabric, elasticised fabric, narrow fabric and felt (except floor coverings) wholesalingTextile awning and blind wholesaling Textile bag and sack wholesalingSail cloth wholesalingOther canvas goods, textile piece-goods and textile product wholesaling


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