Baby Durables: Market Research Report

Date: April 22, 2009
Pages: 459
US$ 3,950.00
Publisher: Global Industry Analysts, Inc
Report type: Strategic Report
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Baby Durables: Market Research Report
This report analyzes the US market for Baby Durables in Millions of US$.

The market for Baby Durables is analyzed by the following segments: Furniture, Mobility Aids, Day Care Products, and Hygiene, Well-Being & Safety Products.

Annual forecasts are provided for the period of 2006 through 2015.

A six-year historic analysis is also provided for this market.

The report profiles 322 companies including many key and niche players such as Bassett Furniture Industries, Inc., Baby Trend, Inc, Baby's Dream Furniture, Inc., Bugaboo International BV, Crown Crafts, Inc., Child Craft LLC, Dorel Industries, Inc., Dorel Juvenile Group, Cosco Juvenile, Dutailier, Evenflo Company, Inc., Fisher-Price, Inc., Graco Children’s Products, Inc., Kolcraft Enterprises, Inc., L'Inglesina Baby S.p.A, Orbit Baby, Inc., Summer Infant, Inc., The Boppy Company, Buybuy Baby, Inc., Berkshire Hathway, Inc., Big Lots, Inc., Costco Wholesale Corporation, IKEA USA, J. C. Penney Company, Inc., Kmart Corporation, Meijer, Inc., Pottery Barn Kids, Rooms To Go, Inc., Target Corporation, Toys “R” Us, Inc., Babies ‘R' Us, and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research.

Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study
Mobility Aids
Day Care Products
Hygiene, Well-Being & Safety Products



Baby Durables: A Prelude
Market Fundamentals: A Review
Child Population & Birth Rates
Fertility Rate

Table 1. Child Birth in North America: Breakdown of Number of Births Per 1000 Population in US and Canada for the Years 2004, 2008, and 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Child Care Expenditure: A Taste of What Lies in Store!
Expenditure in Two-Parent Households

Table 2. Breakdown of Annual Expenditures on a Child (In US$) by Two-Parent Families in the United States in the Year 2007

Expenditure in Single-Parent Households

Table 3. Breakdown of Annual Expenditures on a Child (In US$) by Single-Parent Families in the United States in the Year 2007

Market Trends & Issues: A Review
The Market Welcomes the Prosumer…
Child-Rearing Offers Exciting Market Opportunities
Evolution of Childcare Centers as Early Learning Centers
Recession Takes a Bite Out of the Market’s Growth
Working Mothers Drive Sales
Aging Baby Boomers: Affluent, Indulgent Grandparents
Safety: A Crucible of Success
Quality & Convenience Take Stronger Hold
Consumer Purchases Driven by Gift Giving
Innovation is the Name of the Game
Mitigating the Threat of Second Hand Products
Infant Furniture & Mobility Products: A Necessity
What Abuzz in the Infant Furniture Market?
Infant Furniture: The First Market Expected to Recover Post Slowdown

Table 4. US Market for Infant Furniture (2006 & 2012P): Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales by State (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 5. Infant Cribs Market in the United States (2007): Percentage Breakdown of Crib Buying Households by Income (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 6. Infant Cribs Market in the United States (2007): Percentage Breakdown of Crib Purchases by Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Competition Intensifies
Urban Parents: A Primer Driver
Product Features: A Bait to Catch Young Mothers
Cheaper Products On the Roll
Design Craze Gets Underway
A Peek Into What the Manufacturers Are Upto…
Negative Publicity Over Formaldehyde Emissions Puts the Market into a Tizzy
Need of the Hour…
Product Recalls Erode Consumer Confidence
An Overview of Recent Product Recalls

Table 7. Breakdown of Number of Injuries Caused to Children Below 5 Years with Nursery Products in the United States for the Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 8. Breakdown of Number of Nursery Product Related Injuries Caused to Children Below 5 Years in the United States by Product Type for the Year 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Key Growth Drivers: A Recapitulation
The Retail Arena: A Structural Review
An Overview

Table 9. Infant Cribs Market in the United States (2007): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Retail Sales through Distribution Channels - Discount Department Stores, Babies 'R' Us, Furniture Stores, Kids Specialists, Lifestyle Furniture Stores, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Winning Attributes
Baby Registries & Online Promotions
Specialty Stores: A Growing Sect
Online Retailing: Welcoming Consumers into the Virtual Shopping World
Key Distribution Channels
Furniture Stores
Lifestyle Furniture Outlets
Discount Department Stores
Kids Specialists
Other Channels
Brand Talk

Table 10. US Market for Babycare and Safety Accessories: Breakdown of Retail Unit Sales of Leading Brands Through Drug Stores, Supermarkets, and Discount Stores for the Year Ended October 2007 (In 000 Units) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 11. US Market for Babycare and Safety Accessories: Percentage Breakdown of Retail Dollar Sales of Leading Brands Through Drug Stores, Supermarkets, and Discount Stores for the Year Ended October 2007 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Export & Import Statistics

Table 12. US Imports of Baby Carriages & Parts (2007): Percentage Breakdown of Import Value by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 13. US Exports of Baby Carriages & Parts (2007): Percentage Breakdown of Export Value by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)


The Consumer Product Safety Commission
The Consumer Products Safety Improvement Act, 2008 (H.R. 4040)
New Regulations for Crib Durability Standards
Regulations on Child Seat and Seat Belts


Baby Durables: A Definition
Types of Baby Durable products
Cribs/Infant Beds
Types of Cribs
Standard Crib
Round Baby Cribs
Corner Crib
Designer Baby Crib
Handpainted Crib
Sleigh Baby Crib
Canopy Baby Crib
Iron Crib
Portable Cribs
Co-sleeper Infant beds
Toddler Bed
Moses Basket
Changing Tables
High Chair
Dressing Tables
Mobility Aids
Types of strollers
Two-Seat Stroller
Three-Seat Stroller
Umbrella Type Stroller
Strollers with Canopy
Jogging Stroller
Double Strollers
Full-Size Stroller
Mid-Size Stroller
Lightweight Stroller
Collapsible Stroller
Baby Carriage
Tandem Stroller
Sit and Stroll
Baby Carriers
Travel Systems
Baby Walker
Car Seats
Convertible Car Seat
Day Care Products
Play Centers
Baby gym and Playmats
Hygiene, Well-Being & Safety Products
Bath Seat
Play Yard
Breast Pump
Diaper Pails
Diaper Disposal System
Bottle Warmer
Baby Food Warmer
Wipe Warmer
Safety Gate
Booster Seats
Baby Monitors
Cabinet Locks
Locks for Drawers
Door Locks


Orbit Baby to Introduce New Toddler Car Seat
Newell Launches Teutonia Line of Strollers and Accessories
Ningbo Releases Baby Car Seat Model BS02-S1
Xiamen Babies Rolls Out New Baby Stroller BB-S215R with Reversible Handle
Zhongshan Romeybaby Releases BS05 Model of Baby Stroller
Ningbo Beibeile Launches New Model LHY-001 Bathtub
The New Bumbleride Indie Twin Stroller
Skip Hop Launches High-End Infant Bedding
Carter’s Launches Two Ranges of Infant Furniture Collection
Orbit Baby Introduces Green Edition Bassinet Cradle
Summer Infant Launches Natures Purest Hug Me Gear Collection
Summer Infant Rolls Out Safe and Sound Sleeping Products’ Assortment
BabyEarth Unveils BabyEarthLive, Free Interactive Shopping Service
Lillebaby Launches Eurotote
Change Me Up Unveils Change Station for Babies
Omma Unveils Stroller Suspenders
Evenflo Unveils Symphony Car Seat
Hsin Yuan Releases New Model Baby Stroller
Scandinavian Child Launches EveryWear Child Carrier
BabyGap Rolls Out BabyGap Home Collection
Guangzhou Ruibo Introduces Aluminium and PVC Handrails
Wuxi Introduces Infant Bedding Set
Fisher-Price Unveils Laugh & Learn Smart Bounce & Spin Pony
Today Wee Generation Co-Develops New Eco-Diaper Bag
Summer Infant Launches 3-Stage Super Seat
Babybjorn Unveils New Bouncer Model, Babysitter
Shandong Huahan Releases a New Model Baby Stroller
Qingdao Rongshengda Handicrafts Unveils a Straw Bassinet
Britax Releases Boulevard CS to Enhance Child Safety
Ningbo Beibeile Introduces a Safe to Use Baby Bathtub
Britax Introduces Car Seats with True Side Impact Protection Launches Crib Bedding and Baby Furniture
New Eco-Friendly Trichair for Various Uses
Inspired Crib Bedding Unveils a Latest Line of Baby Bedding
Orbit Baby Unveils Three New Infant Products
Serena & Lily to Add 15 New Models to Signature Children’s Bedding Collection
Dorel Juvenile Group Introduces Cosco Pronto! Booster Seat for Travel
Bright Starts Launches Baby’s PlayPlace
Tung Pang Introduces Infant Safety Gate
Springs to Unveil Fisher-Price Series
Dorel Juvenile Introduces Cosco Scenera Convertible Car Seat
Great White Releases HuggaBottle
CoCaLo Unveils Additional Accessories for Infant Rooms
Pegperego to Release Pliko P3 Soleo Stroller
Quick Smart Releases New Easy Fold Stroller
Quinny Launches New Zapp Stroller
Playskool Unveils Made For Me Baby Product Series
Virginia Inventors Develop Baby Crib Safety Net


Toys"R"Us Acquires e-Commerce Sites from The Parent Company
The Parent Company Files for Bankruptcy Protection
Summer Infant Announces Acquisition of Kiddopotamus
SFCA Completes Acquisition of Simplicity, Inc
Scandinavian Child Completes Acquisition of Euro-Baby
Russ Berrie Takes Over Cocalo and Lajobi
Newell Rubbermaid Takes Over Aprica
Summer Infant Completes Acquisition of Basic Comfort
Step2 Takes Over Thinkativity
Crown Crafts Takes Over Springs Global’s Infant and Toddler Product Line
Right Start Acquires Blue Lava Group and babystyle
JAKKS Pacific Acquires Kids Only and Tollytots
Stork Craft Acquires Canwood Furniture’s Trademarks and Brand
Hamco Signs License Deal with Crayola
Babies “R” Us Enters into Partnership with Amy Coe
Fischer-Price Collaborates with ToyQuest for Backyard Play Program
Evenflo Unveils a New Website, Safety Made Easier
KBL Healthcare Acquires Summer Infant
The Betesh Group Announces Acquisition of Bananafish
eToys Direct Merges with BabyUniverse
BabyUniverse and Unveil Baby Store at


Bassett Furniture Industries, Inc. (USA)
Baby Trend, Inc (USA)
Baby's Dream Furniture, Inc. (USA)
Bugaboo International BV (The Netherlands)
Crown Crafts, Inc. (USA)
Child Craft LLC (USA)
Dorel Industries, Inc. (Canada)
Dorel Juvenile Group (USA)
Cosco Juvenile (USA)
Dutailier (Canada)
Evenflo Company, Inc. (USA)
Fisher-Price, Inc. (USA)
Graco Children’s Products, Inc. (USA)
Kolcraft Enterprises, Inc. (USA)
L'Inglesina Baby S.p.A (Italy)
Orbit Baby, Inc. (USA)
Summer Infant, Inc. (USA)
The Boppy Company (USA)
Buybuy Baby, Inc. (USA)
Berkshire Hathway, Inc. (USA)
Big Lots, Inc. (USA)
Costco Wholesale Corporation (USA)
J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (USA)
Kmart Corporation (USA)
Meijer, Inc. (USA)
Pottery Barn Kids (USA)
Rooms To Go, Inc. (USA)
Target Corporation (USA)
Toys “R” Us, Inc. (USA)
Babies ‘R' Us (USA)
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (USA)


Table 14. US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Baby Durables by Product Segment - Furniture, Mobility Aids, Day Care Products, and Hygiene, Well-Being & Safety Products Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 15. US Historic Review for Baby Durables by Product Segment - Furniture, Mobility Aids, Day Care Products, and Hygiene, Well-Being & Safety Products Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 16. US 10-Year Perspective for Baby Durables by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Furniture, Mobility Aids, Day Care Products, and Hygiene, Well-Being & Safety Products for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)II-68

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