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Household Textiles Market Reports - UK 2018-2022

Published: 31/10/2018 / Number of Pages: 103 / Price: £845.00

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Introduction and Overview

The 14th Edition of the 'Household Textiles Market Report - UK 2018-2022' incorporates original input and primary research, it represents an up-to-date and informed report on the market for bed linen (duvet covers, sheets & valances, pillowcases, bedspreads, blankets, throws and bed-runners), filled products (duvets, pillows, mattress protectors & enhancers and cushions), bathroom textiles (towels, bathmats and pedestal sets), table linen and kitchen toweling (tablecloths, napkins, table-mats and tea towels).

Key content covered:

  • UK household textiles market - size, recent trends and key influences, forecasts and future trends up to 2022.
  • Analysis by market sector - bed linen, filled products, bathroom textiles, table linen and kitchen toweling - size, product mix within each sector, trends and influences.
  • Market structure - review of market structure, breakdown of product sectors with major players, company profiles, anticipated future developments.
  • End use application areas - analysis of key end use sectors of each product, domestic and contract sectors.

Key areas of insight include:

  • Review of key sectors - bed linen, filled products, bathroom textiles, table linen etc. Changes to product mix and supply structure in 2017-18.
  • Brexit - impact on economy and consumer spending.
  • Review of fragmented supply and distribution structure for household textiles.
  • Continued polarisation of the market - variations in performance between market sectors.Market prospects for 2018 and longer term trends up to 2022.
  • Detailed market data and insight on the household textiles market by AMA Research, a leading UK provider of construction market intelligence.

Some of the companies included:

Acton & Acton, Amazon, Ambassador Textiles, Andersen Textiles, Ardalanish Isle of Mull Weavers, Ashley Wilde, AW Hainsworth & Sons, Beaumont & Brown, Bedeck, Boston Quilt and Pillow Co., Brinkhaus, Caldeira UK, Character World, Children's Rooms, Christy, Cleland McIver, Comfy, Designers Guild, Devon Duvets, Dorma, Dreamwise, Dusal, Duvet Pillow & Linen Company, Edmund Bell & Co, Fogarty, Ginger & May, Gingerlily, Herbert Parkinson, Interweave Textiles, J Rosenthal & Son, James Walker Textiles, John Cotton Group, John Horsfall & Sons, K Living, Lancashire Textiles, Ottoman Textiles, Platt & Hill, Plumbs, Pownhall & Hampson, Prestigious Textiles, Rectella, Ruia Group, Sheridan UK, Simba Sleep, Solway Blankets, SW Living, Texplan Manufacturing, The British Blanket Company, The Fine Bedding Co, The White Company (UK), The Wool Company, Thomas Ferguson & Co, Trendsetter Home Furnishings, Turner Bianca, United Fillings, Voyage Decoration, Walker Greenbank, Witney Blankets and more.

The Market

  • UK household textiles market - key characteristics of the market, analysis by value since 2012, trends and forecasts to 2022.
  • Overview of current market performance - 2018, impact of economic climate on the overall market.
  • Key market influences - major factors, areas of potential opportunity likely to underpin growth - impact of Brexit, pricing pressures, upturn in housing market, recovery in consumer confidence etc.
  • Imports and exports - significance of imports, mix of imports by product type, source countries.
  • Analysis by major product sectors - bed linen, filled products, bathroom textiles, table linen & kitchen toweling - share by sector, key overall trends.

Product Mix

  • Analysis of market size by sector - bed linen, filled products, bathroom textiles, table linen and kitchen toweling. including market value 2012-2018 and forecasts to 2022, potential growth prospects and key influences.
  • Product mix within each sector - product mix within bed linen (duvet covers, blankets, bedspreads, throws & runners, pillowcases and sheets), mix of duvets by filling (synthetic/natural), mix of pillows by filling (synthetic, latex/memory, feather), mix of bathroom textiles (towels, bath mats/pedestal sets), mix of table linen and tea towels.
  • Analysis by sub-sector with forecasts to 2022: factors affecting performance, market characteristics, current trends for duvet covers, sheets & pillowcases, bedspreads & blankets; duvets, pillows; mattress & pillow protectors and enhancers; cushions, seat pads, cushion covers (interior and exterior for garden furniture); bathroom textiles - towels, bath mats/pedestal sets; table linen and kitchen toweling (tea towels).
  • Analysis by end-use sector - contract and domestic, trends affecting key sectors such as hospitality (hotels, restaurants etc), health clubs, spas and salons, public sector.
  • Key factors driving growth and change - trends in housebuilding and the wider economy, international trade by sector, market polarisation of low cost versus premium products, growth of more aspirational tastes.

Supply and Distribution

  • Market structure - UK supply base, growth of imports, fragmented market, key growth sectors and future prospects.
  • Major manufacturers and suppliers - market share table of leading suppliers including recent changes and market positioning.
  • Major distribution channels & share by type of outlet - department & variety stores (including discount retailers), independents & specialists, mail order/catalogue, discount warehouses/furniture & furnishing multiples, others - grocery multiples, discount supermarkets, DIY, internet etc - changing profile of distribution structure, growth of Internet.

Report Summary

The UK household textiles market is both mature and highly competitive. Given already high penetration levels, it is heavily dependent upon replacement sales, which are also influenced by consumer confidence and disposable income. The home improvements sector can also drive demand for household textiles, as consumers seek to co-ordinate designs and colours to create a particular décor or style. This sector has been buoyant in recent years.

The purchase of household textiles is, in some respects, cyclical, with a need to replace items regularly due to wear and tear on towels, sheets and pillow cases, for example. This creates steady demand in both the domestic and contract sectors. Severe pricing competition and discounting also facilitates more frequent replacement, although subduing overall market value.

Consumer aspirations for contemporary styling, influenced by imagery on social media and celebrity endorsement, has aided sale of more premium products. This includes improved comfort of duvets and pillows, as well as luxury touches such as metallic finishes to towels and bold designs on bedding. The household textiles market is now clearly positioned within the wider fashionable homewares market, with greater co-ordination of colours across items to create a particular style. This is exemplified by entry to the homewares market of clothing and fashion brands which also appeal to a younger demographic, creating additional sales opportunities.

Latest innovations include the addition of technical properties to materials in order to actively remove toxins from the body overnight, maximising the restorative value of sleep. Additionally, 'breathability', 'climate control', 'hypoallergenic' and 'anti-allergy' have all become mainstream choices for filled products such as pillows and duvets. Other factors which determine overall market growth levels include the continuing rise of online sales and pureplay internet retailers in the sector. This facilitates greater transparency of pricing and broader choice for consumers, but also depresses market value, especially at the lower end of the market.


List of Report Contents

  1. Contents Listing
  2. 1. INTRODUCTION 7
  3. 1.1 BACKGROUND 7
  4. 1.2 SOURCES OF INFORMATION 7
  5. 2. SUMMARY AND MARKET PROSPECTS 9
  6. 2.1 SUMMARY 9
  7. 2.2 MARKET PROSPECTS 11
  8. 3. ECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT 13
  9. 3.1 GDP 13
  10. 3.2 INFLATION & INTEREST RATES 14
  11. 3.3 UNEMPLOYMENT 15
  12. 3.4 HOUSEHOLD CONSUMPTION 15
  13. 3.5 HOUSING & CONSTRUCTION 16
  14. 3.6 STERLING 17
  15. 3.7 POPULATION PROFILE 17
  16. 3.8 CONCLUSIONS 18
  17. 4. HOUSEHOLD TEXTILES MARKET 19
  18. 4.1 DEFINITION 19
  19. 4.2 MARKET OVERVIEW 19
  20. 4.3 KEY MARKET INFLUENCES 20
  21. 4.3.1 Consumer Confidence, Household Spending and Disposable Incomes 20
  22. 4.3.2 New House Building 21
  23. 4.3.3 House Moving 24
  24. 4.4 MARKET CHARACTERISTICS 25
  25. 4.5 PRODUCT MIX 27
  26. 4.6 INTERNATIONAL TRADE 27
  27. 4.7 THE CONTRACT SECTOR 29
  28. 4.7.1 The Hospitality Sector 30
  29. 4.7.2 Health Clubs, Spas, Salons and Therapy Treatment Centres 31
  30. 4.7.3 Public sector 31
  31. 5. BED LINEN 34
  32. 5.1 DEFINITIONS 34
  33. 5.2 MARKET SIZE 34
  34. 5.3 MARKET PROSPECTS 35
  35. 5.4 PRODUCT MIX 36
  36. 5.5 DUVET COVERS 37
  37. 5.5.1 Market Size and Characteristics 37
  38. 5.6 SHEETS 39
  39. 5.6.1 Market Size 39
  40. 5.6.2 Sheet Styles 41
  41. 5.7 BEDSPREADS, THROWS AND BED-RUNNERS 41
  42. 5.8 PILLOWCASES 43
  43. 5.8.1 Market Size 43
  44. 5.9 BLANKETS 44
  45. 5.9.1 Market Size 44
  46. 5.10 INTERNATIONAL TRADE 46
  47. 6. FILLED PRODUCTS 49
  48. 6.1 DEFINITIONS 49
  49. 6.2 MARKET OVERVIEW 49
  50. 6.3 MARKET PROSPECTS 50
  51. 6.4 PRODUCT MIX 51
  52. 6.5 CUSHIONS, SEAT PADS AND CUSHION COVERS 52
  53. 6.5.1 Market Size 52
  54. 6.5.2 Interior Cushions 53
  55. 6.5.3 Cushions for Exterior Use 54
  56. 6.6 DUVETS 55
  57. 6.6.1 Market Size 55
  58. 6.6.2 Mix by Type of Filling 56
  59. 6.7 PILLOWS 59
  60. 6.7.1 Market Size 59
  61. 6.7.2 Product Mix by Type 61
  62. 6.8 MATTRESS & PILLOW PROTECTORS, ENHANCERS AND TOPPERS 62
  63. 6.8.1 Definition 62
  64. 6.8.2 Market Size 63
  65. 6.9 INTERNATIONAL TRADE 64
  66. 7. BATHROOM TEXTILES 66
  67. 7.1 DEFINITION 66
  68. 7.2 MARKET OVERVIEW 66
  69. 7.2.1 Background 66
  70. 7.3 MARKET PROSPECTS 68
  71. 7.4 PRODUCT MIX 68
  72. 7.4.1 Towels 69
  73. 7.4.2 Bath Mat and Pedestal Sets 70
  74. 7.5 INTERNATIONAL TRADE 71
  75. 8. TABLE LINEN & KITCHEN TOWELLING 73
  76. 8.1 DEFINITION 73
  77. 8.2 PRODUCT MIX 73
  78. 8.3 FUTURE PROSPECTS 75
  79. 8.4 TABLE LINEN 76
  80. 8.4.1 Market Size and Characteristics 76
  81. 8.4.2 Contract Sector 77
  82. 8.4.3 Domestic Sector 78
  83. 8.4.4 International Trade 79
  84. 8.5 TEA TOWELS 80
  85. 8.5.1 Market Size and Characteristics 80
  86. 9. SUPPLIERS 82
  87. 9.1 SUPPLY STRUCTURE 82
  88. 9.2 BED LINEN 83
  89. 9.3 FILLED PRODUCTS 86
  90. 9.4 BLANKETS AND THROWS 88
  91. 9.5 TOWELS AND BATHROOM TEXTILES 89
  92. 9.6 TABLE LINEN 90
  93. 9.7 OTHER SUPPLIERS 91
  94. 10. DOMESTIC DISTRIBUTION 92
  95. 10.1 DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL SHARES 92
  96. 10.2 DEPARTMENT STORES AND VARIETY STORES 93
  97. 10.2.1 Department Stores 94
  98. 10.2.2 Variety Stores 95
  99. 10.3 INDEPENDENTS AND SPECIALISTS 96
  100. 10.4 CATALOGUE STORES & MAIL ORDER 98
  101. 10.5 DISCOUNT WAREHOUSES, FURNITURE AND FURNISHING MULTIPLES 99
  102. 10.6 OTHERS 100
  103. 10.6.1 DIY 100
  104. 10.6.2 Internet & Mobile 101
  105. 10.6.3 Grocery Multiples 102
  106. 10.6.4 Others 103
  1. Tables & Charts
  2. CHART 1: UK HOUSEHOLD TEXTILES MARKET SIZE AND FORECASTS 2013 TO 2022 - BY VALUE (£M AT MSP) 9
  3. TABLE 2: GDP DATA - 2015-2018 - KEY CONSTITUENT ELEMENTS 13
  4. CHART 3: INTEREST RATES AND INFLATION (CPI) FROM 2000-2022 15
  5. CHART 4: PDI & SAVINGS RATIO AT CURRENT PRICES 2000-2022 16
  6. TABLE 5: EXCHANGE RATE FLUCTUATIONS 2014-2020 - STERLING TO THE DOLLAR, AND THE EURO, SPOT RATES 17
  7. TABLE 6: UK HOUSEHOLD TEXTILES MARKET SIZE AND FORECASTS 2012 TO 2022 - BY VALUE (£M AT MSP) 19
  8. CHART 7: HOUSING CONSTRUCTION STARTS, COMPLETIONS AND FORECASTS (GB) 2013 TO 2022 - BY VOLUME (000'S) 21
  9. CHART 8: HOUSEBUILDING COMPLETIONS IN ENGLAND MIX BY TYPE OF DWELLING (FLATS VERSUS HOUSES) 2011/12 TO 2017/18 - % BY DWELLING TYPE 23
  10. TABLE 9: NUMBER OF UK RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS (NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED) 2013 TO 2018 - BY VOLUME (000'S) 24
  11. CHART 10: UK HOUSEHOLD TEXTILES PRODUCT MIX (BED LINEN, FILLED PRODUCTS, BATHROOM TEXTILES, TABLE LINEN, ETC) 2018 - % BY VALUE 27
  12. TABLE 11: INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN HOUSEHOLD TEXTILES 2012 TO 2017 - BY VALUE (£M) 28
  13. CHART 12: IMPORTS OF HOUSEHOLD TEXTILES PRODUCT MIX 2017 - % BY VALUE 29
  14. CHART 13: UK MARKET SIZE AND FORECASTS FOR BED LINEN 2013 TO 2022 - BY VALUE (£M AT MSP) 34
  15. CHART 14: UK BED LINEN MARKET PRODUCT MIX (DUVET COVERS, SHEET, PILLOWCASES, BLANKETS, BEDSPREADS/THROWS/RUNNERS) 2018 - % BY VALUE 37
  16. CHART 15: UK MARKET SIZE AND FORECASTS FOR DUVET COVERS 2012 TO 2022 - BY VALUE (£M AT MSP) 38
  17. TABLE 16: UK MARKET SIZE AND FORECASTS FOR SHEETS 2013 TO 2022 - BY VALUE (£M MSP) 40
  18. CHART 17: UK MARKET SIZE AND FORECASTS FOR BEDSPREADS, THROWS AND BED-RUNNERS 2013 TO 2022- BY VALUE (£M AT MSP) 42
  19. CHART 18: UK MARKET SIZE AND FORECASTS FOR PILLOWCASES 2013 TO 2022 - BY VALUE (£M AT MSP) 43
  20. TABLE 19: UK MARKET SIZE AND FORECASTS FOR BLANKETS 2013 TO 2022 - BY VALUE (£M MSP) 45
  21. TABLE 20: INTERNATIONAL TRADE FOR BED LINEN 2017 - BY VALUE (£M) 46
  22. CHART 21: SOURCE COUNTRIES FOR BED LINEN IMPORTS 2017 - % BY VALUE 47
  23. TABLE 22: SOURCE COUNTRIES FOR BED LINEN IMPORTS 2013, 2015 AND 2017 - % BY VALUE 47
  24. TABLE 23: UK MARKET SIZE AND FORECASTS FOR FILLED PRODUCTS 2013 TO 2022 - BY VALUE (£M AT MSP) 49
  25. CHART 24: UK MARKET FOR FILLED PRODUCTS MIX (DUVETS, PILLOWS, CUSHIONS, SEAT COVERS, MATTRESS PROTECTORS/ENHANCERS) 2018 - % BY VALUE 51
  26. TABLE 25: UK MARKET SIZE AND FORECASTS FOR CUSHIONS, SEAT PADS AND CUSHION COVERS 2013 TO 2022 - BY VALUE (£M AT MSP) 52
  27. CHART 26: UK MARKET AND FORECASTS FOR DUVETS 2013 TO 2022 - BY VALUE (£M AT MSP) 55
  28. CHART 27: UK DUVET MARKET MIX BY FILLING TYPE (SYNTHETIC & NATURAL) 2018 - % BY VALUE 58
  29. CHART 28: UK MARKET FOR DUVETS BY FILLING TYPE (SYNTHETIC AND NATURAL) 2013 TO 2018 - BY VALUE (£M AT MSP) 59
  30. TABLE 29: UK MARKET SIZE AND FORECASTS FOR PILLOWS 2013 TO 2022 - BY VALUE (£M AT MSP) 60
  31. CHART 30: UK MARKET FOR PILLOWS MIX BY FILLING TYPE (SYNTHETIC, NATURAL, LATEX/MEMORY FOAM) 2018 - % BY VALUE 61
  32. TABLE 31: UK MARKET SIZE AND FORECASTS FOR MATTRESS AND PILLOW PROTECTORS, ENHANCERS AND TOPPERS 2013 TO 2022 - BY VALUE (£M AT MSP) 63
  33. TABLE 32: INTERNATIONAL TRADE FOR FILLED PRODUCTS 2017 - BY VALUE (£M) 64
  34. CHART 33: INTERNATIONAL TRADE FOR FILLED PRODUCTS IMPORT SOURCE COUNTRIES 2017 - % BY VALUE 65
  35. CHART 34: UK MARKET SIZE AND FORECASTS FOR BATHROOM TEXTILES 2013 TO 2022 - BY VALUE (£M AT MSP) 66
  36. CHART 35: UK BATHROOM TEXTILES MARKET PRODUCT MIX (TOWELS, BATH MATS/PEDESTAL SETS) 2018 - % BY VALUE 68
  37. TABLE 36: UK MARKET SIZE AND FORECASTS FOR BATHROOM TEXTILES BY PRODUCT SECTOR 2013 TO 2022 - BY VALUE (£ M AT MSP) 69
  38. TABLE 37: INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN BATHROOM AND KITCHEN LINEN 2013 TO 2017 - BY VALUE (£M) 71
  39. CHART 38: KEY IMPORT SOURCES OF TOILET AND KITCHEN LINEN 2017 - % BY VALUE 72
  40. CHART 39: UK TABLE LINEN AND KITCHEN TOWELLING MARKET PRODUCT MIX (TABLE LINEN, TEA TOWELS) 2018 - % BY VALUE 73
  41. TABLE 40: UK MARKET SIZE AND FORECASTS FOR TABLE LINEN AND KITCHEN TOWELLING 2012 TO 2022 - BY VALUE (£M AT MSP) 74
  42. TABLE 41: COUNTRIES OF ORIGIN FOR IMPORTS OF TABLE LINEN 2017 - % BY VALUE 79
  43. CHART 42: UK MARKET SIZE AND FORECASTS FOR TEA TOWELS 2012 TO 2022 - BY VALUE (£M AT MSP) 80
  44. TABLE 43: LEADING SUPPLIERS IN THE UK HOUSEHOLD TEXTILES MARKET - MARKET SHARES 2018 82
  45. TABLE 44: UK HOUSEHOLD TEXTILES MARKET DOMESTIC DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL SHARE 2017-18 - % BY VALUE 93
  46. TABLE 45: TEXTILE RETAILERS BY TURNOVER BAND SIZE 2013, 2015 AND 2017 - % OF ORGANISATIONS 97

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