14 November, 2019
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Nov 14, 2019 - The global market for mannequins is currently growing at a rate of 3.9 percent, according to Beroe Inc., a procurement intelligence firm. The growing expansion of modern retail in the emerging markets is expected to strongly drive mannequin sales. The growing trend of online shopping has necessitated the retailers to make more attractive windows in which mannequins plays an inevitable role.
North America, Western Europe, and markets in the Asia Pacific, such as China, and in Europe such as the UK, France, Russia, Germany, Italy, have high market maturity for mannequins. Asia-Pacific, excluding Japan, is anticipated to remain the largest market for mannequins, projected to register the highest CAGR through 2022, followed by North America. Markets in the Middle East and Africa and Latin America are expected to be high-growth markets.
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Mannequins are now also operating as a key source of information by leveraging technological advancements like facial recognition and beacon technology, driving the growth of the market. Retailers use beacon-enabled mannequins to enhance the customer experience, as well as to retrieve valuable data regarding shopping behavior. The market is facing challenges due to the increasing popularity of Hologram mannequins that can interact with customers. The adoption of E-Commerce retail reduces the significance of other retail formats, posing a threat to the sales of offline stores that use mannequins.
The global mannequins market is witnessing several trends, including a greater focus on bio-production, increasing focus on customization, material exploration, technology Integration and abstract to realistic mannequins. Mannequin manufacturers are focussing on producing environmental friendly mannequins not only to improve working conditions but also to reduce the impact on the environment. Automated production techniques are utilized to reduce the time taken for production.
The research methodology adopted for the report included:
Raw materials, logistics, and labor are the major impactful cost components for mannequins, accounting for 50-60 percent of the total cost of production. Fixed Fee per Mannequin pricing is the most highly adopted pricing model, as mannequin price can vary depending on the raw materials, such as Fiberglass, Polyurethane, Plastic, finishes like high gloss or matte, design and the level of customization. As mannequins are generally purchased in bulk, and the negotiation can be done on volumes to be purchased.
The report also includes:
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