Global kitchen appliances market has witnessed growth despite the economic slowdown across some of the major economies after the 2009 recession, Eurozone crisis and the economic deceleration that has been plaguing China since 2010. Economic stimulus packages provided by the country have resulted in controlled deceleration. These measures include cutting of interest rates, deleveraging of finances, and increased availability of credit. This bodes well for real estate, and home appliances market.
Despite slowing growth, the market for home appliances in China is, in large part driven by kitchen appliances. The Chinese market is characterized by growing urbanization, expanding middle class and an increasing number of middle income Chinese aspiring for a better lifestyle. Consequently, refurbishing of households with replacement of products, urged by attractive replacement offers are driving market growth in kitchen appliances. Kitchen appliances include large appliances like refrigerators, dishwashers, microwaves and ovens, gas stoves, chimneys, and smaller appliances like juicers/mixers, coffee and tea makers, toasters, air fryers, and non-cooking small items like kettles, knives, scales, graters, etc.
The China market for kitchen appliances was worth US$ X.X bn as of 2014, and is expected to grow to US$ X.X bn by 2020, growing at a CAGR of X.X% over the forecast period. Small appliances are expected to grow at a CAGR of X.X% from US$ X.X bn in 2014 to US$ X.X bn in 2020. Large appliances are worth US$ X.X bn as of 2014, and are expected to grow at CAGR X% to US$ X.X bn in 2020.
Specialty super markets offering attractive discounts by leveraging economies of scale as well as tie ups with manufacturers are vying for market space with online retail, which is giving brick and mortar stores tough competition with attractive discounts and bundles online. Super stores are now targeting Tier-III towns and even villages for new locations, and ecommerce is following suit.
The latest trend in home appliances, including kitchen appliances is that of energy efficiency, and connectivity in line with IoT (Internet of Things), wherein most appliances can be remotely controlled, or are equipped with sensors designed to auto manage the appliances. Smart appliances, as they are called, alone are expected to drive this category ahead to achieve higher growth rates. With new and other houses going through refurbishing, kitchen appliances can be chosen to fit the size of the kitchen. The appliances are equipped with frills, or are available without frills across several price ranges.
Some notable companies included in the report are Electrolux, GE, LG Electronics, Samsung, Murphy Richards, Phillips, Bosch, Hamilton, and a range of other regional manufacturers like Haier, Midea, etc. which are using aggressive marketing tactics in the mass market to acquire market share.
Growing urbanization, access to new markets in Tier-III towns and villages, rate cuts and increased credit schemes available for purchase of large kitchen appliances are some of the drivers of the kitchen appliances market in China.
A weakened economy leading to tighter purse strings, intense competition across product ranges and classes are some of the challenges.
What the report offers
1. Research Methodology
2. Executive Summary
3. MARKET OVERVIEW
3.2 Industry Value Chain Analysis
3.3 Industry Attractiveness - Porter's 5 Force Analysis
3.3.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
3.3.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers
3.3.3 Threat from new entrants
3.3.4 Threat from substitute products
3.3.5 Competitive rivalry within the industry
3.4 Industry Policies
4. MARKET DYNAMICS
4.2.1 Demand for appliances in End User Market
4.2.2 Changing Lifestyle
4.3.1 Lack Of Expertise
4.3.2 Dominance of Traditional Kitchen
4.4.2 Changing Consumer Behavior
5. China Kitchen Appliances Products Market Segmentation, Forecasts and Trends
5.1 By Products
5.1.1 Electric Steamers
5.1.2 Water Purifier
5.1.3 Micro Oven
5.1.5 Air Fryer
5.1.6 Induction Stoves
5.2 By Distribution Channel
5.2.1 Direct Selling
6. Vendor Market Share Analysis
7. Competitive Intelligence - Company Profiles
7.1.2 Products and Services
7.1.4 Key Developments
7.2 Murphy Richards
7.2.2 Products and Services
7.2.4 Key Developments
7.3.2 Products and Services
7.3.4 Key Developments
7.4.2 Products and Services
7.4.4 Key Developments
7.5.2 Products and Services
7.5.4 Key Developments
7.6.2 Products and Services
7.6.4 Key Developments
7.7.2 Products and Services
7.7.4 Key Developments
7.8 Eureka Forbes
7.8.2 Products and Services
7.8.4 Key Developments
7.9.2 Products and Services
7.9.4 Key Developments
7.10 LG Corp
7.10.2 Products and Services
7.10.4 Key Developments
8. Investment Analysis
8.1 Recent Mergers and Acquisitions
8.2 Investment Scenario and Opportunities
9. Future of China Kitchen Appliances Products Market
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