DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/jdvxfs/pet_accessories) has announced the addition of the "Pet Accessories Market Report - UK 2013-2017" report to their offering.
This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the market, with forecasts of future prospects up to 2017. Pet accessories are part of the overall UK pet market which was valued at £4.8 billion at RSP in 2012. The pet accessories market accounts for an estimated 16% of this overall market, valued at approximately £779 million at RSP in 2012.
Dogs and cats are key to the pet accessories market performance, accounting for an estimated 30-35% share of the market respectively. Fish & reptiles continue to gain share on these established sectors, accounting for an estimated 12-16% share.
Pet accessories includes toys (accounting for around 30-35% of the market), care products (40-45%), housing, bedding & feeding (15-20%) and collars, leads & utility products (5-10%) and others' accounting for the remaining 1-2%.
Toys remain an important product sector the pet accessories market, with dog toys being the largest sector at around 38% of the market. This sector has benefited in recent years by the growing interest in marine systems and aquascaping, with demand for coral helping to increase sector share.
Housing, bedding and feeding equipment accounts for around 15-20% of the overall market and sector has seen differing performances of its sub-sectors during the recession, with aquariums (particularly marine systems) performing better than hutches and dog crates for example. The collars, leads and utilities products sector has lost share in recent years as the generally better quality product these days allows pet owners to defer replacing these items.
The pet accessories market is highly fragmented in terms of suppliers, product ranges and distribution structures. Imports continue to be a feature of the market, particularly in the bedding and toys sector.
Pet superstores continue to be the key distribution channel, accounting for around 35-38% share of the market, benefiting from Pets at Home continued network expansion. Independent pet stores are also important distributors, although their share has declined in recent years. Growing channels include the grocery multiples and the Internet, with the latter being a buying platform as well as an important source of communication between manufactures, suppliers and pet owners.
- Alex Griffiths Cosipet
- Ancol Pet Products
- Bayer (UK)
- Cagex Accessories
- Clas Ohlson
- Epro Wholesale
- Ferplast (UK)
- Garden & Leisure Group
- Johnson's Veterinary Products
- Juwel Aquarium (UK)
- Leonard F. Jollye
- Lloyds Pharmacy
- Mines for Pets
- R Plevin & Sons
- Reef One
- Stax Trade Centres
- Tetra (UK)
- Tolsa (UK)
- Vital Pet Products
- Webbs Garden Centre
- Wilkinson Hardware Store
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