Baby and Child-Specific Products in Japan - New Market Research Report

From: Fast Market Research, Inc.
Published: Fri Aug 07 2015

In 2014, baby and child-specific products posted a current value decline of 1% to sales of ¥45 billion. In Japan, the birth rate continued to decline over the review period, falling from 8.4 per 1,000 inhabitants in 2009 to 7.7 in 2014, according to Euromonitor International’s Countries & Consumers statistics. This meant Japan had the second lowest birth rate globally. With a declining birth rate, demand for baby and child-specific products fell.

Competitive Landscape

In 2014, Pigeon Corp continued to command the leading position in baby and child-specific products with a 26% value share. Pigeon’s Baby skin care line celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2014, with the company updating some of the products within the range. In March, Pigeon introduced a new Baby skin care series with moisturising ingredients similar to vernix, which is a cream-like fat protecting the baby inside the womb. The company was present across various categories with competitive shares, which helped to strengthen its image as a baby and child-specific specialist among Japanese consumers.

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Industry Prospects

Baby and child-specific products in Japan is set to register a further contraction over the forecast period, posting a value CAGR decline of 1% at constant 2014 prices. The declining birth rate and falling number of babies and children in Japan will be a long-term challenge for manufacturers. According to Euromonitor International’s Countries & Consumers statistics, the population of babies and infants aged 0-2 in Japan is forecast to decline by 2.4% annually over 2014-2019.

Report Overview

Discover the latest market trends and uncover sources of future market growth for the Baby and Child-specific Products industry in Japan with research from Euromonitor's team of in-country analysts.

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If you're in the Baby and Child-specific Products industry in Japan, our research will save you time and money while empowering you to make informed, profitable decisions.

The?Baby and Child-specific Products in?Japan market research report includes:

* Analysis of key supply-side and demand trends
* Detailed segmentation of international and local products
* Historic volumes and values, company and brand market shares
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