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Market research for the personal accessories industry

Euromonitor has the world’s most comprehensive research on the personal accessories industry. We monitor and analyse industry trends in personal accessories globally, including in-depth data on market share and market size – from the “big picture” down to specific category levels. Categories in personal accessories include:

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Writing Instruments in Mexico

In 2014 sales of writing instruments were driven by important advertising and promotional efforts by companies. In addition to the availability of products through a well-developed distribution network, which is crucial for these companies, several ...

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Bags and Luggage in Mexico

In 2014, sales of bags and luggage suffered from the unexpected economic slowdown that forced consumers to cut back on certain non-essential expenses. Although sales of bags and luggage were driven by the entrance of new brands offering products of ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Jewellery in Mexico

In 2014 sales of jewellery were noticeably driven by the exclusivity and novelty offered by designers. Although materials were still very significant, the combination of colours, textures and design became increasingly important for consumers. In ...

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Personal Accessories in Mexico

Although sales of personal accessories posted positive growth during 2014, both volume and value growth remained in line with 2013 results. This was the result of a rather unexpected economic slowdown, which encouraged consumers to limit their ...

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Watches in Mexico

In 2014 several new competitors entered the category, offering products with already positioned brands. These competitors sought to leverage their brands’ presence and popularity in other categories in order to attract consumers. Some examples of ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Swatch Group Ltd, The in Personal Accessories

The Swatch Group Ltd is a major player in the watches industry, through its many acquisitions of majority stakes in smaller Swiss watch-making houses since the mid-1990s. Swatch is not only a leader in terms of its brand portfolio, but is also the ...

Oct 2014 | US$525 | Add to cart | View details

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Writing Instruments in Argentina

Writing instruments grew by 12% in value terms in 2014, two percentage points higher than the previous year, largely due to the increase in unit prices. According to CAME, the Local Confederation of Medium-sized Enterprises, in April 2014 sales of ...

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Bags and Luggage in Argentina

Growth of bags and luggage was negatively affected by the restrictions on imports, in particular on substitute leather products. It was estimated that 85% of local leather production was exported, while 15% was used by local manufacturers, among ...

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Jewellery in Argentina

The import barriers imposed by the Argentine government negatively affected the jewellery category; as a consequence, volume sales have declined since 2012. In addition to this restriction, other government measures, such as the embargo on ...

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Personal Accessories in Argentina

Personal accessories witnessed diverse performances in terms of volume and value over the review period. In volume terms it began to recover slowly from the major decline in 2012, which was a result of import restrictions in Argentina. However, in ...

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Watches in Argentina

Watches grew by 13% in value terms in 2014, three percentage points above the review period CAGR. This growth can be explained by the increase in unit prices. According to CAME, the local Confederation of Medium-sized Enterprises, in April 2014 watch...

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Jewellery in South Africa

Economic and social challenges remained in effect in South Africa at the end of the review period, leaving many people in the country facing mounting financial pressure. The impact of the 0.5% increase levied in interest rates in 2014, which brought ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 30 | Add to cart | View details

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Personal Accessories in South Africa

The South Africa economy continued to register a mediocre performance during 2014, a situation which can be attributed to the impact of the slowdown of the Chinese economy, the tapering of quantitative easing and labour market volatility coupled with...

Oct 2014 | US$1,100 | Pages: 58 | Add to cart | View details

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Watches in South Africa

Watches in South Africa is set to increase in current value by 6% in 2014. Brand loyalty continues to play a significant role in terms of driving consumer demand for specific brands in watches. When it comes to mid-priced watches and high-priced ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 27 | Add to cart | View details

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Writing Instruments in South Africa

Despite the poor economic growth recorded in South Africa towards the end of the review period, writing instruments is set to register strong current value growth of 6% in 2014 as the category is set to match the strong growth rate recorded in during...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 21 | Add to cart | View details

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Bags and Luggage in South Africa

During the first half of 2014, fashion conscious South African women continued to demand bags, with handbags accounting for 78% of total bags value sales in South Africa during the year. Low-quality Chinese imports continued to achieve higher ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 28 | Add to cart | View details

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Jewellery in Sweden

Falling prices of gold and silver and the impact of this on unit prices boosted demand for real jewellery in 2014. Volume growth for real jewellery, which accounted for 83% of total jewellery value sales in 2014, became positive after five years of ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 23 | Add to cart | View details

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Personal Accessories in Sweden

Personal accessories grew healthily in 2014 in value terms. Swedes enjoyed higher disposable incomes, and they often chose to upgrade personal accessories from mid-priced products to premium or even luxury bands. Accessorising became more popular, ...

Oct 2014 | US$1,100 | Pages: 60 | Add to cart | View details

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Watches in Sweden

Watch sales in Sweden registered positive development over the review period, with a value CAGR of 6%, for two main reasons. Firstly, unlike in the rest of Europe, the economy in Sweden did not slump, and an increasing number of Swedes opted to show ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 24 | Add to cart | View details

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Writing Instruments in Sweden

Writing instruments was adversely affected by technological trends throughout the review period. Swedes are early adopters and frequent consumers of all forms of digital communication, which negatively affected writing instruments. Increased use of ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 21 | Add to cart | View details

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Bags and Luggage in Sweden

Bags and luggage sales were driven by several key trends. Categories, such as handbags and other small bags, were purchased increasingly from fashion- or luxury-positioned ranges. Within these categories design (classic or fashionable) was an ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 22 | Add to cart | View details

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Bags and Luggage in the United Kingdom

Handbags is set to remain the star performer in bags and luggage in the UK in 2014 as having a gorgeous handbag is high on the list of priorities for all fashionable British women. Over 50% of the female UK population purchased at least one handbag ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 23 | Add to cart | View details

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Jewellery in the United Kingdom

Costume jewellery is outperforming real jewellery as new and exciting designers continuously enter the category. Costume jewellery also has an edge over real jewellery in that it has a much wider price range and can thus appeal to a much wider ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 23 | Add to cart | View details

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Personal Accessories in the United Kingdom

Volume sales of personal accessories continued to struggle during 2014, although a slight improvement from 2013 results is expected over the course of the year as many consumers remain unable to spend lavishly on personal accessories. Value growth ...

Oct 2014 | US$1,100 | Pages: 60 | Add to cart | View details

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Watches in the United Kingdom

Polarisation was the most influential trend within watches in 2014 as many UK consumers opted either for luxury timepieces or basic, low-priced watches. Demand for watches generally follows disposable income trends and as the personal wealth of the ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 23 | Add to cart | View details

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Writing Instruments in the United Kingdom

The increased usage of consumer electronics devices such as tablets, smartphones and laptops among the UK population continues to have a negative impact on writing instruments during 2014. Writing instruments is thus set to decline by 2% in volume ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 26 | Add to cart | View details

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Jewellery in the Netherlands

Jewellery greatly suffered the effects of the economic recession present in the Netherlands, resulting in a decline in sales in 2013. In 2014, the category is showing a slight recuperation signalled by renewed demand, translating in improved growth ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 21 | Add to cart | View details

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Personal Accessories in the Netherlands

The market remained dynamic in terms of investment in new product development and advertising with manufacturers working to meet the growing consumer shift towards value-added products. The Dutch are interested in trying new products and consider ...

Oct 2014 | US$1,100 | Pages: 59 | Add to cart | View details

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Watches in the Netherlands

Watches showed a slight recuperation in growth during 2014 in comparison to the previous year when sales were impacted by the effects of the economic recession in the Netherlands. Renewed consumer confidence and competition in terms of product ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 23 | Add to cart | View details

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Writing Instruments in the Netherlands

Sales of writing instruments registered flat growth in 2014, continuing the trend evidenced during the previous year. Despite the fact that writing instruments suffered from the higher use of electronic devices to write in place of paper, ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 23 | Add to cart | View details

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Bags and Luggage in Turkey

Bags and luggage is set to increase by 10% in current value over the forecast period due to rising purchasing power and the growing number of women in the Turkish workforce as well as the recent opening of numerous new shopping centres. Moreover, ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 26 | Add to cart | View details

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Jewellery in Turkey

Turkey’s Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency took the step of banning instalment plans for various products during 2013, including food, gasoline, telecommunications contracts and jewellery. This formed part of Turkey’s new credit card ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 24 | Add to cart | View details

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Personal Accessories in Turkey

Oct 2014 | US$1,100 | Pages: 66 | Add to cart | View details

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Watches in Turkey

Turkish consumers are increasingly choosing to own a range of different watches so that they have one to use on every possible different occasion, including sport, business and casual. Consumers are thus replacing their watches more regularly as ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 29 | Add to cart | View details

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Writing Instruments in Turkey

Current value sales of writing instruments are set to increase by 12% in 2014, rising to TRY479 million mainly due to the expansion of the consumer base for these products. As income levels continue to increase, a higher number of Turkish consumers ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 25 | Add to cart | View details

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Bags and Luggage in the Netherlands

Sales of bags and luggage performed better in 2014, showing steady but nonetheless positive growth across the different categories. Renewed consumer confidence translated into higher demand as the Dutch were able to spend more to purchase new ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 25 | Add to cart | View details

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Jewellery in Switzerland

Chinese visitor numbers to Switzerland will grow in 2014 and the demand for luxury goods from the Chinese as well as Gulf State tourists will help to maintain buoyancy in jewellery. In addition, the volatile European and global economies affected the...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 24 | Add to cart | View details

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Personal Accessories in Switzerland

Personal accessories registered good value growth in 2014 as well as over the review period. The value was generated by jewellery and watches, whereas bags and luggage along with writing instruments faced negative growth. There was significant demand...

Oct 2014 | US$1,100 | Pages: 61 | Add to cart | View details

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Watches in Switzerland

Industry sources estimate that approximately 50% to 60% of the total watches category turnover in Switzerland is generated through tourism, which underlines its dependence on the tourist trade. In particular, the visitors from China and the Gulf ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 28 | Add to cart | View details

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Writing Instruments in Switzerland

Writing instruments face stiff competition from modern technology such as computers and modern communication technologies including the internet, e-mails, smartphones and social networking sites. The large amount of software available for painting, ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 22 | Add to cart | View details

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Bags and Luggage in Switzerland

The consumer demand for bags and luggage declined due to market saturation. In addition, the economic crisis in neighbouring European countries and the global economies made the Swiss cautious in their spending habits although the Swiss economy ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 23 | Add to cart | View details

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Writing Instruments in Spain

Throughout the review period, two major factors continued to shape the performance of writing instruments in Spain. The first of these factors is the adverse economic situation in Spain, which resulted in many consumers adopting a very conservative ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 23 | Add to cart | View details

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Bags and Luggage in Spain

Bags and luggage recorded a poor performance in Spain as only marginally positive current value growth was recorded, a performance which was very much in line with the difficulties the category has faced since the current economic crisis first hit ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 29 | Add to cart | View details

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Jewellery in Spain

Spain’s unemployment rate remained at the alarming level of 25% during the first half of 2014 and it is clear that this has been the worst consequence of the dramatic decline of the Spanish economy which has plagued the country since 2008. It is true...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 23 | Add to cart | View details

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Personal Accessories in Spain

Although at Spain’s GDP growth remained weak overall during 2014, the light at the end of the tunnel is now apparent for the Spanish economy. GDP is set to increase by over 1% over 2014, according to both national and international sources. However, ...

Oct 2014 | US$1,100 | Pages: 67 | Add to cart | View details

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Watches in Spain

Value sales of watches are set to decline by 2% in current terms in 2014. Although this is a poor performance generally, it still represents an improvement on the dismal results recorded in the category during 2013 and during earlier years of the ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 23 | Add to cart | View details

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Passport Personal Accessories Global

All of our data and analysis for Personal Accessories in 32 countries includes 20 years of comparable data, advanced modelling tools, global and regional analysis, company profiles, strategic briefings, articles, datagraphics, videos and podcasts.

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Writing Instruments in the United Arab Emirates

Writing instruments saw the slowest volume and current value growth in personal accessories in 2013 and struggled to capitalise on the boom in luxury shopping and tourist spending that characterised other product areas. Writing instruments for ...

May 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 26 | Add to cart | View details

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Personal Accessories in the United Arab Emirates

The review period saw a strong performance for personal accessories in the United Arab Emirates, with sales benefiting from a number of trends. Firstly, while the country saw an economic downturn at the start of the review period, strong economic ...

May 2014 | US$1,100 | Pages: 62 | Add to cart | View details

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Bags and Luggage in the United Arab Emirates

Bags and luggage benefited from a growing number of tourists being attracted to the United Arab Emirates as a shopping destination. Huge luxury shopping malls, such as The Dubai Mall with 1,200 outlets and Mall of the Emirates with 520 outlets, are ...

May 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 30 | Add to cart | View details
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