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

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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 ...

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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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    Jewellery in the United Arab Emirates

    The Indian government made a number of significant changes to legislation involving gold in 2013, with these having a marked impact on demand for gold and gold jewellery in the United Arab Emirates. In January of the year, the government increased ...

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

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    Watches in the United Arab Emirates

    Swiss luxury watches enjoy strong popularity in the United Arab Emirates and are widely viewed as status symbols, both by aspirational local consumers and by tourists focused on luxury shopping. The country has the largest sales in the GCC region for...

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

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    Writing Instruments in Thailand

    Writing instruments in Thailand recorded healthy growth in 2013 thanks to demand among core users, especially students and working officers. The presence of premium writing instruments was driving value sales in 2013. New product innovation and ...

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

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    Bags and Luggage in Thailand

    The category of bags and luggage has been moving vigorously, and people have tended to have different demands and requirements for products they have been interested in purchasing. Many people usually have more than one item in their collection. ...

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

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    Jewellery in Thailand

    In 2013, jewellery in Thailand turned more competitive while demand for both costume and real jewellery were on a rising trend. The players were a key factor in stimulating a strong contribution to category size. While greater growth was derived from...

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

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    Personal Accessories in Thailand

    Personal accessories performed well in 2013 due to greater demand, product differentiation and availability throughout Thailand. Thai consumers are increasingly concerned about their personal appearance. A rising demand for luxury products from Thais...

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

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    Watches in Thailand

    To Thai consumers, watches are not just a keeper of time but an accessory representing the owner’s preference and personal characteristics as well. The growth of watches has been supported by an increasing level of penetration of them nationwide. ...

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    Watches in France

    Watches experienced mixed fortunes in France in 2013, with volume terms continuing to increase. However, the recessionary economic climate had a negative impact on value sales which declined as consumers traded down to lower priced watches. The rise ...

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    Writing Instruments in France

    Writing instruments in France remained a static category. Its permanent consumption made writing instruments resistant to the uncertain economic climate in France. Its annual performance is disparate due to seasonal peaks of purchasing. Its highest ...

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

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    Bags and Luggage in France

    Bags and luggage recorded sluggish positive value growth in 2013. Consumers tended to reduce their spending on less essential goods. This therefore had a negative impact on bags and luggage as consumers tend to postpone their purchasing intentions ...

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    Jewellery in France

    Current value sales of jewellery continued to be driven by real jewellery in France. However, the fragile economic climate led consumers to prioritise their spending for more essential goods. This therefore affected the performance of jewellery due ...

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    Personal Accessories in France

    2013 was a gloomy year for personal accessories in France. The impact of the recessionary economic climate led consumers to reduce their spending for saving matters and reconsider their purchases for more essential products. This thereby resulted in ...

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

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    Jewellery in Hong Kong, China

    Jewellery current retail value sales increased by 10% in 2013 to reach HK$60 billion. Growth in 2013 was slower than during the previous three years. As a result, of economic uncertainty, both mainland visitors and local consumers spent less on ...

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    Personal Accessories in Hong Kong, China

    Growth slowed within personal accessories in Hong Kong in 2013. Support from mainland visitors was weaker due to the slower growth of the Chinese economy and anti-corruption and anti-lavish lifestyle policies in China. The weakening economy in Hong ...

    May 2014 | US$1,100 | Pages: 54 | Add to cart | View details

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    Watches in Hong Kong, China

    Mainland visitors account for the majority of watches sales in Hong Kong. According to Prince Jewellery & Watch Co (one of the biggest local watch retailers), 90% of its clients in 2012 were mainland visitors, with such consumers typically purchasing...

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    Writing Instruments in Hong Kong, China

    Current retail value sales growth of 5% within writing instruments in 2013 was higher than retail volume growth of 2% as a result of increasing unit prices. Other than the frequent rise in rental and manpower costs in Hong Kong, the high Yen and ...

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    Bags and Luggage in Hong Kong, China

    In 2013, bags and luggage current retail value sales increased by 7% to reach HK$20 billion, with growth being slightly slower than in 2012. In 2013, bags and luggage performed poorer than during the previous year because the depreciation of the Euro...

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    Writing Instruments in Russia

    Russians continued to display a preference for writing instruments of good quality, over cheap low quality products, with value-added products seeing increased demand in 2013. Consumers proved more likely to choose pens and pencils with modern ...

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

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    Bags and Luggage in Russia

    Bags and luggage in Russia saw current value sales growth of 14% in 2013, which was amongst the most dynamic performance seen by any category in personal accessories. Demand for bags and luggage remained strong, helped by the fact that the climate in...

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

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    Jewellery in Russia

    Jewellery remained by far the largest category in personal accessories in Russia in 2013, in terms of retail value sales. It also saw the most dynamic retail value sales growth of any category in personal accessories of 14% in 2013, as well as strong...

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    Personal Accessories in Russia

    Personal accessories remained one of the fastest growing non-food segments in Russia in 2013, outperforming clothing and footwear. Personal accessories in Russia developed in line with global trends and fashion styles, being mostly based on globally ...

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

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    Watches in Russia

    From 1 January 2012, according to a decision by the Custom Union Committee, importers of watches must pay a custom fee equating to 10% of the product price, but not less than EUR10 per item. Previously, the custom fee for watches was set at 20% of ...

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

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    Writing Instruments in Spain

    Writing instruments was strongly affected by the economic downturn, which afflicted Spanish society over the review period. The diminished budgets of public institutions, schools and private companies caused a drastic fall in demand in terms of ...

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

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    Bags and Luggage in Spain

    In 2013, bags and luggage was marked by a marginal recovery of sales, driven by popular products, such as backpacks and top handle bags. The important touristic flows attended during the year and the change in legislation in favour of liberalisation ...

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

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    Jewellery in Spain

    In the last four years of the review period, Spain was strongly affected by a strong economic crisis. An important flow of emerging countries’ tourism was an important factor in supporting the demand for luxury goods. The economic crisis also ...

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

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    Personal Accessories in Spain

    Personal accessories in Spain registered a decline in volume and current value terms in 2013. Bags and luggage and jewellery registered marginally better performances and contributed to the halt in the overall fall. Writing instruments and watches ...

    May 2014 | US$1,100 | Pages: 57 | Add to cart | View details

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    Watches in Spain

    Watch manufacturers struggled to find their place in a multi-functional devices world. It appeared that in the last 20 years, consumers were slowly abandoning watches as they mostly represent one function and mobile phones make them ineffectual. This...

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

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    Watches in Switzerland

    Although Switzerland saw traditional tourist markets such as Italy, the Netherlands and Japan declining, there was a significant rise in the number of Chinese tourists with high purchasing power in 2013. In 2012, the number of Chinese tourists was ...

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

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    Writing Instruments in Switzerland

    The intensive usage of modern technology, which includes computers, the internet and e-mail, as well as smartphones, reduced consumer demand for writing instruments. The large amount of software available for painting, drawing and writing attracts ...

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

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    Bags and Luggage in Switzerland

    Although most consumer goods suffered as a result of the euro crisis in the wider European markets, which made Swiss consumers cautious with their spending, and a strong franc, which made products in Swiss retail too expensive for most, luxury bags ...

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

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    Jewellery in Switzerland

    The increased demand for luxury products from Chinese and Gulf states tourists boosted the growth in jewellery in spite of the euro crisis in the wider European economies. Although visitors from traditional markets such as Germany, France and Japan ...

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    Personal Accessories in Switzerland

    Luxury products within jewellery and watches were the instigators of the value growth in personal accessories in 2013, although volume sales stagnated. The large numbers of tourists from China and the Gulf states with high purchasing power helped to ...

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

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    Writing Instruments in the Philippines

    With the Philippines becoming more recognised for its schools, it presented an opportunity for many writing instruments manufacturers. This resulted in the entry and growth of foreign brands such as Dong-a and Monami. Many foreign students tend to ...

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

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    Bags and Luggage in the Philippines

    In 2013, young adults were the key consumer group for bags and luggage. This segment became more fashion-conscious and is willing to spend a greater proportion of disposable income on fashion items. Growing disposable income also allows the consumers...

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

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    Jewellery in the Philippines

    In 2013, teenagers were a key driver to the growth of jewellery. Teenagers are becoming more fashion- conscious and try to keep up with fashion trends. Jewellery tends to complement their outfits and is frequently becoming part of their everyday use....

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    Personal Accessories in the Philippines

    Personal accessories’ value sales continued to experience growth in 2013 due to the stable economy that continued to increase consumers’ disposable income. More consumers were open to spending as a result of growing confidence. More luxury and ...

    Mar 2014 | US$1,100 | Pages: 54 | Add to cart | View details

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    Watches in the Philippines

    As smartphones continued to gain in popularity in the Philippines, fewer consumers found it necessary to purchase watches as their smartphones are able to perform the same functions. Manufacturers depended on marketing watches as a fashion accessory ...

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

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    Jewellery in Australia

    Despite Australia’s relatively sound economic position, fuelled by favourable interest rates, low government debt, a solid banking system and high levels of employment, Australian consumers have nonetheless watched from the sidelines as the rest of ...

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    Personal Accessories in Australia

    Subdued consumer spending impacted sales of personal accessories in 2013, with current retail value growth down one percentage point from the 4% CAGR witnessed over the review period. Volume sales in 2013 remained consistent with those recorded over ...

    Mar 2014 | US$1,100 | Pages: 71 | Add to cart | View details

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    Watches in Australia

    Despite the fact an unprecedented resources boom over the review period, coupled with record commodity prices, left Australia with its best trade balance in 100 years, in 2013 Australian consumers were still skittish when it came to discretionary ...

    Mar 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 31 | Add to cart | View details

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    Writing Instruments in Australia

    While volume sales and penetration of electronic devices such as computers, mobile phones and tablets continues to increase rapidly in Australia, the digital revolution has not necessarily vanquished consumers’ need for writing instruments. As a ...

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

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    Bags and Luggage in Australia

    Given the current boom in outbound travel, luggage led growth in 2013, with current retail value sales increasing by 5% and sales reaching A$292 million. In addition, luggage also led volume growth in bags and luggage in 2013, with sales increasing ...

    Mar 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 34 | Add to cart | View details

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    Jewellery in South Africa

    The market for jewellery items in South Africa remains highly dependent on favourable economic conditions that put the consumer in a better position in terms of spending power. During the review period, consumer spending was under strain as the cost ...

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

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    Personal Accessories in South Africa

    The year 2013 saw value sales grow by 4% across the personal accessories market. The growth was a percentage point less as compared to the previous year when growth of over 5% was recorded. The year 2013 was characterised by increased cost of living ...

    Mar 2014 | US$1,100 | Pages: 53 | Add to cart | View details

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    Watches in South Africa

    The South African watch industry brand sales continue to be driven by brand loyal consumers although some consumers are always willing to try out other brands. Brand loyalty has been seen to dominate mid-priced watches, where consumers can decide ...

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

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    Writing Instruments in South Africa

    The market for writing instruments in South Africa continues to be highly influenced by increased demand at the beginning of each school term. Retailers always try to capitalise on such periods where they usually have sales promotions dubbed as ‘back...

    Mar 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 18 | Add to cart | View details
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