Baby Car Seats Market By Product Type (Booster Seats, High Back Booster Seats, Infant Seats, Convertible Seats, Combination Seats), By Distribution Channel (Online Channel, Supermarkets, Hypermarkets, Specialty Stores, Others) - Growth, Future Prospects & Competitive Analysis, 2018 – 2026

Industry Outlook

The market was valued at US$ 4,890.81 Mn in 2017 and expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.4% from 2018 to 2026. The seats designed in such a way to support buttocks, thighs, upper back, lower back and the head. The components used to make baby car seats intends to provide comfort and safety to the children. Manufacturers in recent years considers the most suitable foam that provides proper comfort, support and has recycling properties. Rising number of car accidents over the years is triggering the demand for the baby car seats among the population. For instance, in U.S., according to National Highway Safety Association it has been recorderd that in every 33 seconds there occurred an accident of child in 2015. Proper car seats ensure prevention of risks from the injury, and 70% of hospitalizations cases or deaths when compared with the seat belts. Additionally, working mothers plays an important role that is generating market opportunity during the forecast period. According to United States Department of Labor, 57% of the women are into labor force and the number expected to rise in the coming years. Concerns towards child safety, rising disposable income of working mothers and the emergence of the online platforms across the globe are the contributing factors for global baby car seats market growth.

The global baby car seats market segmented into different product types and distribution channels and regions. Based on product type, the market categorized into infant car seats, convertible seats, booster seats and the combination seats. Booster seats dominated the market and further segmented into backless booster seats and high back booster seats. Among the booster seats, backless booster car seats dominated the market owing to the rising adoption of such seats among the population. This is mainly because it is cost effective and it adjusts depending upon the child’s height, weight and age. In 2016, Britax launched five point harness seats that transforms to high back booster seats as the child grows. The distribution channel of the market has been segregated into online and offline distribution channel. Online distribution channel expected to witness the fastest growth during the forecast period owing to the presence of several discounts and brand options for customers. Third party e-retailers like Amazon, Ebay dominated among all the other online retailers and captured 75% of the online sales of baby care products in 2017. In 2017, Asia Pacific dominated the global baby car seats market with 30% market share in terms of value. Europe is th second largest among the other regions mainly due to the strict regulation and policies to protect children from injuries during car accidents. In France, the type of the car seats used are determined by the weight of the child. Children weighing under 10 kg recommended a rear facing car seat for proper protection.

The global market of baby car seats is highly competitive in nature. Some of the leading players operating in the global baby car seats market are Brevi Srl, Britax Group Limited, Clek Inc.,Cossato Limited, Dorel Industries Inc., Goodbaby International Holdings Limited, Artsana Group, Jane Group, Infa Secure, Kiwi Baby, Mothercare Plc., Newell Brands, Recardo Holdings GmbH, Renolux France Industries and UPPAbaby among others.

Market Synopsis

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"Child Safety Regulations Expected To Boost The Demand Of Baby Car Seats"

In 2017, booster car seat segment dominated the market and expected to maintain its dominance during the forecast period. The usage of booster car seats reduces the risk of injury associated with any kind of vehicle collision. In addition to this, booster car seats are particularly effective during the side impact crushes that results in either death or severe injury. These car seats further bifurcated into high back booster seats and backless booster car seats. Backless booster car seats are purchased more as they are economical and more preferred by the parents. According to American Academy of pediatrics, children between the age group of 4 to 8 are safer using booster car seats when compared with the seat belts.

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"Online Distribution Channel Expected To Witness The Fastest Growth During The Forecast Period"

Online distribution channel expected to witness the fastest growth during the forecast period owing to the preference towards online shopping among the population across the globe. Manufacturers focuses upon displaying the products through their own websites or third party e-retailers such as amazon.com, Ebay among others. In addition to this, manufacturers also look after displaying the exact product features and the usages through these platforms in order to give better understanding of the product.  The U.S online shopping for baby care products recorded US$ 292 Bn sales in 2016. Presence of different options for brands and discounts resulted to the inclination towards online shopping among the population.

However, offline shopping dominated the market owing to the preference of the consumers towards experiencing the products physically.

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"Rules And Regulations Imposed by the Government in Europe resulted more purchase of Baby Car Seats"

In 2017, Europe held a significant market share in terms of value. Wide adoption of baby car seats along with strict regulation and polices has resulted in rise in the demand for baby car seats. According to the European Commission, all the member states are obligated to use car seats to ensure safety and protection of children. For instance in Germany, children who are shorter than 150 centimeters are required to use booster car seats specific to their height and weight. North America followed Europe and owing to the strict regulations present in the region. According to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recorded large number accidents resulting due to carelessness and rash driving methods, which in turn is resulting to child deaths.

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"Product Innovation Is One Of The Key Strategies Adopted By Baby Car Seat Manufacturers"

Baby car seats market is highly competitive and thus manufacturers continuously focus on developing new strategies in order to grab more number of customers across the globe. Merger, acquisition and product development are key strategies adopted by leading players. For instance, in 2016, Newell Brands launched New Graco Extend2Fit three in one baby car seat that maximizes safety, provides comfort and gives five inches extra space for the kids. American Academy of Pediatrics recommends use of rear-facing seats for infants until they have reached weight and height limit of the given rear facing seats. Following such guidelines a new car seat was launched by Newell in 2017. Earlier in 2013, Britax acquired BRIO Toy Company, Sweden in order to expand its product portfolio of safety car seats. Some of the other players operating in the market are Brevi Srl, Britax Group Limited, Clek Inc.,Cossato Limited, Dorel Industries Inc., and Goodbaby International Holdings Limited among others.

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Historical & Forecast Period

Each market segment is analyzed in our study for the period of 2016 to 2026 with 2017 as the base year while period from 2018 to 2026 is considered for the CAGR calculation.

Report Scope

The report enlightens the thorough outline of global baby car seats market by categorizing the market in different segment given below:

Research Period  2016-2026
Base Year 2017
Forecast Period  2018-2026
Historical Year  2016
Unit  USD Million

 By Product Type Segment (2016–2026; Mn Unit, US$ Mn)
 • Booster Seat
    o High back booster seats
    o Backless booster seats
 • Infant Seat
 • Convertible Seats
 • Combination Seats

 By Distribution Channel (2016–2026; Mn Unit, US$ Mn)
 • Online distribution channel
 • Supermarkets
 • Hypermarkets
 • Specialty Stores
 • Others

 Geography Segment (2016–2026; US$ Mn)
 • North America (United States and Canada)
 • Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Rest of Europe)
 • Asia Pacific (China, Japan, India, Rest of Asia Pacific)
 • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Rest of Latin America)
 • Middle East and Africa (GCC, Rest of MEA)

This research report describes leading continents and their major countries, along with profiles of key players operating in overall market and their planned developments. Our report further defines the overall market dynamics such as drivers, challenges, and opportunities prevalent in the market to understand global baby car seats market more explicitly. Our in-depth quantitative and qualitative analysis of each segment up to country level highlights investment opportunities and revenue pockets in the market.

Key questions answered in this report

  • What are the current market trends in the baby car seats market and valuable opportunities for the players?
  • Which is the most lucrative region for investment?
  • What is the market size and trends in emerging markets?
  • Which are the major product types of baby car seats and their market sizes?
  • Which are the major distribution channel of baby car seats and their market sizes?
  • Which are the leading players and their market position?
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Published Date:  Sep 2018
Category:  Consumer Goods
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