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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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Global Briefing

Appreciating Women’s Fashion in Singapore

Singapore has emerged as a leading fashion hub in Asia Pacific, with a highly evolved competitive landscape. Brands are expected to cater to local citizens as well as sizeable populations of foreign residents and tourists. This report analyses the ...

Nov 2014 | US$1,200 | Pages: 23 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Writing Instruments in India

Manufacturers are always finding new ways to enhance their value sales. The new strategy used by most manufacturers involved some innovative consumer packaging strategies. Many manufacturers launched pens in sets of three and five in order to drive ...

Nov 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 20 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Bags and Luggage in India

Branded bags and luggage are gaining popularity around the world but especially in India. The key growth drivers are the increasing numbers of women in the workforce, their rising disposable incomes, increasing fashion consciousness and aspiration ...

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

Country Report

Jewellery in India

Jewellery is a commodity that is never out of fashion and is attractive for its appearance and elaborate designs. Jewellery has always been valued and desired, whether for investment purposes or for any special occasions. The demand for real ...

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

Country Report

Personal Accessories in India

The premiumisation trend was seen across most categories in personal accessories in 2014. Indian consumers are becoming brand conscious, have high aspirations, are attracted by Western lifestyles and are well aware of international brands. Bentley ...

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

Country Report

Watches in India

People are becoming bolder and more adventurous in terms of the style of watches and colours they choose. In recent years, Indian consumers have become far more assertive about the brands and type of watches they want although they remain more ...

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

Country Report

Jewellery in Australia

Branded jewellery is growing in popularity in Australia driven by consumer demands and reflected by the successes of branded jewellery companies such as Pandora and Tiffany & Co. Branded jewellers have the power to influence purchasing decisions and ...

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

Country Report

Personal Accessories in Australia

Despite subdued consumer confidence in Australia in 2014, personal accessories recorded current value growth at a marginally higher rate in 2014 compared to 2013, underpinned by the demand for higher-quality goods. Value growth outweighed volume ...

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

Country Report

Watches in Australia

Growth in watches in Australia in 2014 was fuelled by watches in the higher priced segments (mid-high mechanical and mid-high quartz) indicating that consumers have developed an appreciation for higher quality watches. Watches is highly brand-driven,...

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Country Report

Writing Instruments in Australia

The increasing usage of electronic devices such as smartphones and tablets had a negative impact on writing instruments in 2014, as consumers opt for writing using their electronic tools rather than writing instruments. The relevance of pens and ...

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Country Report

Bags and Luggage in Australia

The rise of digital technology has given rise to the demand for bags with increased functionality as consumers look to store their extra items such as smartphones, tablets, e-readers and USB sticks. Bag companies and manufacturers have catered to ...

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Country Report

Jewellery in Canada

During the first half of 2014, Jewellery in Canada was positively influenced by the dip in the gold base metal price at global level as well as the softening of lingering post-recessionary spending constraints among consumers. With these underlying ...

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Country Report

Personal Accessories in Canada

Explanations of words and/or terminology used in this report are as follows:

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

Country Report

Watches in Canada

Watches continue to evolve into fashion accessories and fashion statements as much as they are used as timepieces. The growing use of watches as an individual expression of style, the expansion of the range of designs available in both modern and ...

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

Country Report

Writing Instruments in Canada

Current value sales of writing instruments are set to increase by 1% in 2014, a rate of growth which is set to be commensurate with the 1% current value CAGR recorded in the category over the entire review period and the 1% current value growth ...

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

Country Report

Bags and Luggage in Canada

The number of outbound departures and domestic leisure tourism trips taken by Canadian people recorded stagnant growth for several years earlier in the review period due to the effects of severe economic pressures. However, the numbers of Canadians ...

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Country Report

Jewellery in the US

Mid-tier brands were the biggest winners of 2013 with Kay Jewelers (NBO Sterling Jewelers Inc), Pandora and Blue Nile all recording double-digit growth; Pandora had a particularly strong year as the Danish company registered 20% growth to break the ...

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Country Report

Personal Accessories in the US

Value growth in personal accessories for 2014 is expected to be less aggressive than it has been in recent years. This pattern of declining value growth began in 2011, and is largely a consequence of market normalisation following the recession in ...

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Country Report

Watches in the US

Smartwatches were first introduced into the US market in the early 2000s, but the technology of the era only provided for products that consumers deemed too expensive with poor usability. However, in 2013, major manufacturers felt that technological ...

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Country Report

Writing Instruments in the US

In 2002, internet retailing constituted less than 1% of the distribution share for writing instruments; in 2013, internet retailing overtook hypermarkets to become the second largest distribution channel and is expected to grow further in 2014 to ...

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Country Report

Bags and Luggage in the US

The recession in 2008 caused value decline in just about every product category across the board. However, in the bags and luggage category, the recession forced consumers who had typically purchased high-end luxury goods during pre-recession times ...

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Global Briefing

The Present and Future of Smart Accessories

Smartwatches and smart jewellery have seen a flurry of product launches in 2013 and 2014.This report analyses the leading products and their possible impact on the existing personal accessories market. It also proposes steps to enhance the appeal of ...

Nov 2014 | US$1,200 | Pages: 35 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Watches in Poland

Polish consumers increasingly purchase more expensive premium, and even luxury, brands of watches. Although basic and mid-priced watches still dominate watches in Poland, high-priced brands, especially mechanical watches, are becoming more popular. ...

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Country Report

Writing Instruments in Poland

Modern forms of communications such as e-mail and SMS texts, as well as social media and mobile technologies, influence negatively the development of writing instruments. Consumers increasingly prefer to select a faster mode of communication, which ...

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

Country Report

Bags and Luggage in Poland

In 2014 Poles have increased spending on bags and luggage. Polish consumers have begun to treat the bag as a fashion accessory and decided to spend more on bags, at the same time looking for higher quality. In addition, many consumers purchase bags ...

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

Country Report

Jewellery in Poland

Increasingly noticeable is the popularisation of artistic and handmade jewellery amongst Polish consumers. Such products are usually produced in limited numbers, mainly focusing on the unique design. A significant share of the sales of such jewellery...

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

Country Report

Personal Accessories in Poland

In 2014 personal accessories is expected to record a strong growth performance, after a rather slow 2013. Improved economic conditions and consumer confidence have increased retail value sales of personal accessories in Poland. The increase is mainly...

Oct 2014 | US$1,100 | Pages: 64 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Writing Instruments in Japan

Writing instruments saw continuous growth over 2010-2013. During the global financial crisis, businesses tightened their expenditures on office supplies, including writing instruments, which led to growing consumption from individual consumers. The ...

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

Country Report

Bags and Luggage in Japan

Japan has raised the consumption tax from 5% to 8% in April 2014. This was the first increase in 17 years. Consumers moved forward their purchase of goods and services before the tax increase. Bags and luggage also received a large last-minute rush ...

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Country Report

Jewellery in Japan

During the first quarter of 2014, real jewellery witnessed the large-scale last-minute rush demand before the consumption tax increase in Japan. The department stores especially benefitted from this rapidly growing demand and experienced significant ...

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

Country Report

Personal Accessories in Japan

Many consumers rushed to purchase products and services including necessities as well as luxury and more expensive items prior to the country’s consumption tax hike on 1 April 2014, when the VAT increased from 5% to 8%. Personal accessories also ...

Oct 2014 | US$1,100 | Pages: 65 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Watches in Japan

Due to the April 2014 consumption tax increase, sales of watches in Japan gained strongly from the end of 2013 and saw their peak in March 2014. After the tax increase, consumer spending was depressed and watches sales dropped from the month of April...

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

Country Report

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 ...

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

Country Report

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 | Pages: 22 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

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 ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 19 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

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 ...

Oct 2014 | US$1,100 | Pages: 63 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

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 | Pages: 22 | Add to cart | View details

Company Profile

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 | Pages: 32 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

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 ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 20 | Add to cart | View details

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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 ...

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

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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 ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 17 | Add to cart | View details

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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 ...

Oct 2014 | US$1,100 | Pages: 55 | Add to cart | View details

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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...

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

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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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