In five years review 2004-2008, global luggage and leather goods industry showed an upward trend and generated US$~ billion total revenue in 2008 with a CAGR of 4.85% (2004-2008) while it was negative in 2009.
India and China
- In India, in 2009 the market size for the organised sector was approximately US$~million whereas the unorganised sector has grown at a healthy rate and registered a market size of US$~million.
- In India, The premium segment is the one which is experiencing growth and is expected to grow at 30% during 2010 Companies are channelizing their marketing strategies in this segment to reap the benefits from the premium segment.
- India is traditionally being considered a hard luggage market; still the segment has witnessed a negative growth of 10% - 15%. On the contrary the soft luggage segment has grown by ~% - ~% since the customers are preferring aesthetics and variety.
- The biggest country producing and exporting bags in the world is China. China accounts for ~% - ~% of the share of the bags supplied in the International market. Small and midsize companies constitute the luggage and travel goods industry in China.
- After Asia, European Union (EU) is one of the prominent markets for luggage and leather goods with a consumption of more than US$~ in 2008 with Germany accounting for highest share followed by France, Italy, United Kingdom and Spain.
- The imports of luggage and leather goods increased during 2004 and 2008 among all the European countries. With a value of US$~ billion, China was the largest supplier to EU.
- EU dominates the world market in producing leather goods. Italy and France are the two countries which have some of the World famous leather goods brands.
- The handbag market in EU in 2008 was more than US$~ billion. The prominent countries were Italy, France and Spain. The handbag market has grown over the years because of the demand by women who normally posses different handbags for different occasions.
- In Suitcases, travel and other bags (luggage) category, EU 27 accounted for a value of US$~ billion in 2008; also the prominent markets were Germany Netherlands and Belgium.
- In 2008, the market value of luggage and leather goods in Germany was valued at US$~ billion. The German market witnessed an increase of 2.9% year on year basis since 2004. With a value of US$~ million in 2008 in production of luggage and leather goods, Germany represented a 3.7% of the value of all EU production and there was a fall from a share of 4.2% in 2004.
- Austria is a very small producer of luggage and leather goods in EU with a 0.3% of total EU production. The production value decreased from US$~ million in 2004 to US$~ million in 2008
- This market generated US$~ billion of revenues in 2008with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.27 % from 2004-2008; higher than Asian and European market growths.
- In terms of market competition, Coach Inc. accounts for the highest share of the total Luggage and leather goods industry in 2009; while Samsonite Corp stands on second place with 20% of market share and Wilsons The Leather Experts on 10% market share in the same year.
- The United States accounts for ~% of the global luggage and leather goods market's value in 2009, which was ~% in 2008; as compared to Europe accounting for ~%.
The present report talks about trends and opportunities in the luggage and leather goods industry with detailed description if India, China, European Union (Germany, France, Austria, HongKong) and United States. It also highlights recent trends prevailing in the market with changing consumer preferences. This report and discussed production, consumption and import of luggage bags in various regions. At the end profiled major players in the market (Samsonite Corp., LVMH and Coach Inc.) with business description, financials and key developments.
- Luggage Bags
- Leather Goods
- Business Cases
- Small Leather Goods
1.1 Market Size and Developments
2. Luggage and Leather Goods in Developing Asian Regions
2.1 Demand in India
2.1.1 Premium Segment
2.1.2 Retail Segment
2.1.3 Luggage Trends in India
2.2 Luggage and Travel Goods Industry in China
2.2.1 Market Size and Developments
2.2.2 Industry Structure and Players
3. Luggage Industry in European Union
3.1 Industry Structure and Market Size
3.2 Production of Luggage and Leather Goods
3.3 Consumption of Luggage and Leather Goods
3.3.1 Consumption by Product Groups
4. Luggage and Leather Goods Industry in Germany
4.1 Demand by Product Group
4.2 Total Production
4.3 Future Outlook and Opportunities
5. Luggage and Leather Goods Industry in France
5.1 Market Size and Developments
5.1.1 Total Production
5.1.2 Ageing Population Drives the Growth
5.1.3 Impact of Internet Penetration
5.2 Luggage and Leather Goods Consumption by Product
6. Luggage and Leather Goods Industry in Austria
6.1 Market Size and Developments
6.1.1 Production of Luggage and Leather Goods
6.1.2 Import of Luggage and Leather goods
7. Luggage and Leather Goods Industry in United States
7.1 Market Size
7.2 By Geography
7.3 Market Competition
8. Industry Developments
8.1 Demand and Opportunities in China
8.2 Rising Demand for Branded Goods
8.3 Travel Goods and Handbags in Hong Kong
8.3.1 Value Chain Analysis
8.3.2 Impact of Trade Manufacturers over Exports
8.4 Shift in Demand Trends
8.5 Rising Competition among Indian Manufacturers
8.6 Luggage Demand Driven by Travel Industry
9. Company Profiles
9.1 Samsonite Corporation
9.1.1 Business Description
9.1.2 Key Developments
9.2.1 Business Description
9.2.2 Key Financials
9.2.3 Key Business Developments and Strategies
9.3 Coach Inc.
9.3.1 Business Description
9.3.2 Key Financials in 2009
9.3.3 Business Developments
List of Charts
Figure: Global Luggage and Leather Goods Market by Value
Figure: Global Market Share by Value in 2008
Figure: U.S. Imports of Travel Goods and Handbags from China (1990 & 2001-2005)
Figure: EU Luggage and Accessory Distribution Structure
Figure: EU Production of Luggage and Leather Goods (2004-2008)
Figure: EU Consumption of Luggage and Leather Goods by Value (2004-2008)
Figure: Consumption of Luggage and Leather Goods in Germany by Value
Figure: German Luggage and Leather Goods Consumption in % Value by product in 2008
Figure: Production of Luggage and Leather Goods in Germany (2004-2008)
Figure: Consumption of Luggage and Leather Goods by Value in France (2004-2008)
Figure: Production of Luggage and Leather Goods by Value (2004-2008)
Figure: Luggage and Leather Goods Consumption by Product in France in 2008 (% value)
Figure: Consumption of Luggage and Leather Goods in Austria by Value (2004-2008)
Figure: Production of Luggage and Leather Goods in Austria (2004-2008)
Figure: Luggage and Leather Goods Market by Value in US$ Billions (2004-2008)
Figure: United States Luggage and Leather Goods by Market Segments by Value in 2008
Figure: Worldwide Travel and Tourism Demand by Value (1988-2009)
Figure: Revenues by Geographic Region in 2009
Figure: Retail Network Growth of the LVMH
Figure: Luxury Goods World Market
Figure: Coach Inc., Net Sales and Gross Profit (2008 & 2009)
List of Tables
Table: Consumption of Luggage and Leather Goods by Segments in Major Markets in 2008
Table: Population in France (2000 & 2010)
Table: U.S. Travel Goods Retail Sales (Average Unit Price at Retail)
Table: Hand Bags, Luggage & Leather Accessories Stores in the U.S.
Table: Performance of Hong Kong's Exports of Travel Goods and Handbags (2007,2008 & Jan-Mar 2009)
Table: Performance of Hong Kong's Exports of Travel Goods and Handbags by Markets (2007, 2008 & Jan-Mar 2009)
Table: Performance of Hong Kong's Exports of Travel Goods and Handbags by Categories (2007, 2008 & Jan-Mar 2009)
Table: LVMH Revenues by Business Group (2007-2009)
Table: LVMH Store Openings Growth Rate
Table: Louis is the leading Luxury Brand in the World