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Retail Bags US Market 2020

  • ID: 4900322
  • Report
  • December 2019
  • Region: United States
  • 154 Pages
  • The Freedonia Group
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Advance Polybag
  • Inteplast
  • International Paper
  • Novolex
  • Sigma
  • MORE

This study analyzes retail bags, which are bags that are dispensed at the point of sale for consumers to carry their purchases from the store.

Retail bags are also known as, or include the following:

  • Carrier bags
  • Carryout bags
  • Die-cut handle bags
  • Fast food bags
  • Grocer bags
  • Merchandise bags
  • Paper sacks
  • Promotional bags
  • Reusable shopping bags
  • Soft loop handle bags
  • Thank you bags
  • T-shirt bags
  • Wave-top bags

Bags included in this study are only those sold specifically as shopping bags.

Excluded from the scope of this study are:

  • Bag stock
  • Bakery bags
  • Beach or pool bags
  • Bookbags
  • Can liners
  • Deli bags
  • Dry-cleaning garment bags
  • Duffel bags
  • Food storage bags
  • General-purpose totes
  • Gift bags
  • Insulated cooler bags
  • Kitchen bags
  • Messenger bags
  • Newspaper bags
  • Packaging
  • Party bags
  • Pharmacy bags
  • Produce bags
  • Tote bags
  • Trash bags
  • Travel bags

Also excluded are any other bags used for packing, storing, disposing, or protecting merchandise or that are used for any function other than handling merchandise.

Retail bags may be made of coated or uncoated paper; natural fibers like cotton, jute or hemp; or a variety of plastics including:

  • Co-extruded plastics
  • High-density polyethylene (HDPE)
  • Linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE)
  • Low-density polyethylene (LDPE)
  • Recycled polyethylene terephthalate (rPET)
  • Synthetic fibers such as nylon or polyester
  • Woven and non-woven polypropylene (PP)

Market segments include grocery, foodservice, and other retail, which includes but is not limited to:

  • Big-box stores
  • Convenience stores
  • Department stores
  • Discount stores
  • Drug stores
  • Gas stations
  • Grocery stores
  • Liquor stores
  • Outlet stores
  • Pharmacies
  • Quick-service dining establishments
  • Restaurants
  • Specialty shops and stores
  • Supermarkets
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Advance Polybag
  • Inteplast
  • International Paper
  • Novolex
  • Sigma
  • MORE

1. Executive Summary

2. Factors Impacting Retail Bag Usage

  • Retail Bags Scope & Definition
  • Retail Sales Trends & the Impact of E-Commerce
  • Consumer Attitudes
  • Consumer Attitudes on Sustainable Packaging
  • Consumer Attitudes About Recycling & Environmental Responsibility
  • Consumer Attitudes on Recycling Packaging & Bags
  • Re-Use of Bags for Non-Shopping Purposes
  • Sustainability Options
  • Strategies for Achieving Sustainability
  • Recycling & Recycled Content
  • Composting/Biodegradability
  • Bag Reusability
  • The Litter Problem
  • Regulatory Impact
  • Summary & Future Direction
  • Bans
  • Taxes & Fees
  • Preemptions
  • State Trends
  • Local Trends
  • Retailer Trends

3. Supply & Demand Overview

  • Key Findings
  • Demand Trends & Forecast
  • Single-Use vs. Reusable Bags
  • Single-Use Bags
  • Reusable Bags
  • Markets
  • Demand by Market
  • Grocery Stores
  • Foodservice
  • Other Retail Markets
  • Demand by Material (Plastic, Paper, Natural Fabric)
  • Production & Foreign Trade

4. Plastic Bags

  • Key Findings
  • Demand Trends & Forecast
  • Supply & Demand
  • Demand by Market
  • Resins
  • Demand by Resin
  • Polyethylene (HDPE, LDPE, LLDPE, Co-Extruded)
  • Other (PP, rPET, Synthetic Fabrics, Bioplastics)
  • Polyethylene Bag Demand by Gauge
  • Leading Suppliers

5. Paper Bags

  • Key Findings
  • Demand Trends & Forecast
  • Supply & Demand
  • Demand by Market
  • Leading Suppliers

6. Reusable Bags

  • Key Findings
  • Demand Trends & Forecast
  • Polypropylene (Woven & Nonwoven)
  • Polyethylene
  • Other Plastics (rPET, Nylon, Polyester)
  • Natural Fabrics (Cotton, Jute, Linen, & Hemp)

7. Competitive Analysis

  • Industry Composition
  • Market Share
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • New Product Development
  • Marketing & Distribution
  • List of Industry Participants

8. Appendix

  • Scope
  • Definitions
  • Abbreviations
  • Methodology
  • Study-Specific Methodology
  • Sources
  • Associations & Agencies
  • Related Studies & Reports
  • Macroeconomic Assumptions
  • Economic Environment
  • Demographics
  • Consumer Spending

List of Tables
Table 2-1 - Packaging Features: Consumer Opinions on Sustainable Packaging by Gender & Age Group, 2018 (percent of respondents)
Table 2-2 - Consumer Insights: Attitudes on Recycling & Environmental Responsibility by Gender, 2018 (percent of respondents & index)
Table 2-3 - Consumer Insights: Attitudes on Recycling & Sustainable Packaging by Gender & Age Group, 2018 (percent of respondents)
Table 2-4 - State Bag Regulations by Year Implemented & Type
Table 3-1 - Retail Bag Demand: Single-Use & Reusable, 2008 - 2028 (million dollars & million units)
Table 3-2 - Retail Bag Demand by Market, 2008 - 2028 (million dollars & million units)
Table 3-3 - Grocery Store Bag Demand by Type, 2008 - 2028 (million dollars & million units)
Table 3-4 - Foodservice Bag Demand by Type, 2008 - 2028 (million dollars & million units)
Table 3-5 - Demand for Retail Bags in Other Markets by Type, 2008 - 2028 (million dollars & million units)
Table 3-6 - Retail Bag Demand by Material, 2008 - 2028 (million dollars & million units)
Table 3-7 - Retail Bag Supply & Demand, 2008 - 2028 (million dollars)
Table 4-1 - Plastic Retail Bag Demand by Single-Use vs. Reusable, 2008 - 2028 (million dollars)
Table 4-2 - Plastic Retail Bag Supply & Demand, 2008 - 2028 (million dollars)
Table 4-3 - Plastic Retail Bag Demand by Market, 2008 - 2028 (million dollars & million units)
Table 4-4 - Plastic Retail Bag Demand by Resin, 2008 - 2028 (million dollars & million units)
Table 4-5 - Polyethylene Retail Bag Demand by Resin, 2008 - 2028 (million dollars & million units)
Table 4-6 - Other Plastic Retail Bag Demand by Resin, 2008 - 2028 (million dollars & million units)
Table 4-7 - Polyethylene Retail Bag Demand by Gauge, 2008 - 2028 (million bags)
Table 5-1 - Paper Retail Bag Demand by Market, 2008 - 2028 (million dollars & million units)
Table 5-2 - Paper Retail Bag Supply & Demand, 2008 - 2028 (million dollars)
Table 6-1 - Reusable Retail Bag Demand by Material, 2008 - 2028 (million dollars & billion bags)
Table 7-1 - Selected Mergers & Acquisitions
Table 7-2 - Selected Retail Bag Industry Participants
Table 8-1 - Relevant Industry Codes
Table 8-2 - Relevant HS Codes
Table 8-3 - Abbreviations & Acronyms Used in Study
Table 8-4 - Macroeconomic Indicators, 2008 - 2028 (billion 2012 dollars & billion dollars)
Table 8-5 - Population & Households, 2008 - 2028 (million persons)
Table 8-6 - Personal Consumption Expenditures, 2008 - 2028 (billion dollars & billion 2012 dollars)

List of Figures
Figure 1-1 - Key Trends in the US Retail Bag Market
Figure 2-1 - Retail Bags Scope & Product Examples
Figure 2-2 - Single-Use Plastic Bag Bans in Cities with Populations Greater Than 100,000 by Gauge, 2010 - 2021 (number of cities)
Figure 2-3 - Bag Taxes & Fees in Cities with Populations Greater Than 100,000 by Material, 2010 - 2020 (number of cities)
Figure 2-4 - Ban Preemptions in States, 2015 - 2020 (number of states)
Figure 2-5 - Retail Bag Regulations by State, 2019
Figure 2-6 - Municipalities Enacting Bans by State
Figure 3-1 - Retail Bags Supply & Demand Overview
Figure 3-2 - Retail Bag Demand Share: Single-Use vs. Reusable, 2008 - 2023 (million dollars)
Figure 3-3 - Retail Bag Demand Share by Market, 2008 - 2023 (million dollars)
Figure 3-4 - Grocery Store Retail Bags: Product Examples
Figure 3-5 - Foodservice Retail Bags: Product Examples
Figure 3-6 - Other Retail Bags: Product Examples
Figure 4-1 - Plastic Retail Bags: Key Trends
Figure 4-2 - Plastic Bags: Product Examples
Figure 4-3 - Plastic Bag Demand Share: Single-Use vs. Reusable, 2008 - 2023 (million dollars)
Figure 4-4 - Plastic Retail Bag Demand Share by Market, 2008 - 2023 (million dollars)
Figure 4-5 - Statewide Bans on Polyethylene Bags by Gauge, 2018
Figure 4-6 - Plastic Bag Market Share by Company, 2018 (billion dollars)
Figure 5-1 - Paper Retail Bags: Key Trends
Figure 5-2 - Paper Bags: Product Examples
Figure 5-3 - Single-Use Paper Bag Fees or Taxes in Cities with Populations Greater Than 100,000, 2010 - 2019 (number of cities)
Figure 5-4 - Paper Bag Market Share by Company, 2018 (billion dollars)
Figure 6-1 - Reusable Retail Bags: Key Trends
Figure 6-2 - Reusable Polypropylene Bags: Woven vs. Nonwoven
Figure 6-3 - Reusable Polyethylene Bag Examples
Figure 6-4 - Other Reusable Retail Plastic Bag Examples: rPET & Nylon
Figure 6-5 - Natural Fabric Reusable Retail Bag Examples: Cotton & Hemp
Figure 7-1 - Retail Bag Market Share by Company, 2018 (billion dollars)
Figure 7-2 - Retail Bag Market: Leading Supplier
Figure 7-3 - Retail Bag Market: Co-Second Leading Supplier
Figure 7-4 - Retail Bag Market: Co-Second Leading Supplier
Figure 7-5 - Retail Bag Market: Co-Second Leading Supplier
Figure 7-6 - Retail Bag Market: Co-Second Leading Supplier
Figure 8-1 - Retail Bags
Figure 8-2 - Annual Growth in Real GDP, 2000 - 2018, Compared to 1980 - 2005 Average (percent)
Figure 8-3 - Annual Population Growth, 2003 - 2018 (percent)

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