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The Retail Market for Toys in the US - Industry Market Research Report

The Retail Market for Toys

Despite recovering disposable income levels, total revenue for The Retail Market for Toys has declined over the five years to 2018 due primarily to changing consumer preferences alongside the growing use of smartphone apps and similar technologies. Overall, revenue is anticipated to decline over the five years to 2018. Online retailers are expected to account for an even larger portion of the market over the five years to 2023, encouraging further competition and consolidation activity. Moreover, though consolidated businesses will likely need to lay off redundant workers, wage costs will continue to rise due to the necessity of hiring higher-wage tech workers to operate in the online space.

Companies in this industry sell new and used toys, games (including computer and console video games) and hobby goods. This reflects the size of the retail market for these products and includes sales from all major retail channels, including specialty stores, merchandisers and internet retailers.

This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.


  • About this Industry
  • Industry at a Glance
    • Table Key Statistics Snapshot
    • Table Revenue vs. employment growth
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2018)
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table Per capita disposable income
    • Table Industry revenue
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table KEY BUYING INDUSTRIES
    • Table KEY SELLING INDUSTRIES
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2018)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2018)
    • Table Business Locations 2018
    • Table Distribution of establishments vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
  • Major Companies
    • Table Major players (Market share)
    • Table Walmart Inc. (US industry-specific segment) - financial performance*
    • Table Amazon.com Inc. (US industry-specific segment) - financial performance*
    • Table GameStop Corp. (US industry-specific segment) - financial performance*
  • Operating Conditions
    • Table Capital intensity
    • Table Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
    • Table Volatility vs. growth
  • Key Statistics
    • Table Industry Data
    • Table Annual Change
    • Table Key Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary

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