Bags are one of the most popular type in packaging industry. They are used for carrying of food, consumer goods, etc. Retail carry bags are used in retail industry in-order to facilitate the consumers. Introduction of the reusable bag into retail carry bags industry has surged rapidly. The most commonly used reusable bags are manufactured from polypropylene. Retailers prefer to use plastic carry bags due to its attributes such as economical, easy for usage, and easy to store packaging format. Initially, retailers were not charging from consumers for carry bags (Plastic). After 2011, retailers started to charge for carry bag. This charge is aimed to decrease usage of plastic material. Current trend for the global retail carry bags market is biodegradable carry bags. Moreover, manufacturers of carry bags are focused towards providing environmentally friendly bags which generates less wastage.
Global Retail Carry Bags Market: Segmentation
Based on product type, the global retail carry bags market has been segmented as:
- D Cut Retail Carry Bags
- T-Shirt Retail Carry Bags
- Handle Retail Carry Bags
- Loop handle bags
- Without Handle Retail Carry Bags
- Laminated Retail Carry Bags
- Re-Closable Bags
- Lay flat Bags
- Premium Retail Carry Bags
On the basis of material, the global retail carry bags market has been segmented as-
- Polyethylene (PE)
- Polypropylene (PP)
- High Density Polyethylene (HDPE)
- Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE)
- Natural materials
- Cotton & Canvas
Plastic material is commonly used for the production of retail carry bags. These plastic retail carry bags are cheap, convenient and versatile option for the purpose of shopping. Plastic retail carry bags are widespread across all retail divisions, which includes supermarket, general stores, and general merchandise, apparel and specialty stores. The most common plastic material type used plastic bags is high density polyethylene (HDPE) plastic. Other commonly used plastic material type include low density polyethylene (LDPE) plastic and polypropylene (PP) plastic.
On the basis of end use, the global retail carry bags market has been segmented as
- Online retailer
- Offline retailer
- Department Stores
- Warehouse Stores
- Specialty Stores
- Dollar Stores
On the basis of pattern, the global retail carry bags market has been segmented as
Based on region, the global retail carry bags market has been segmented as
- North America
- Latin America
- Western Europe
- Eastern Europe
- Asia Pacific excluding Japan
- Middle East & Africa
Global Retail Carry Bags Market: Research Methodology
The market number for retail carry bags is derived on the basis of both primary and secondary research. Evaluation of the market is done by considering several factors such as demand factor, microeconomic factors etc. The demand scope of the retail carry bags market is estimated of the basis of penetration of retail carry bags in various application. The production of carry bags is calculated by secondary research. After this, consumption of carry bags for retail application is calculated. Initially, in-depth secondary research is done to have the idea about overall market size, key industry players, industry associations, etc. Then, in order to conduct expert industry interviews, a detailed discussion guide is created. After that, a list of retail carry bags players (manufacturers) and retail carry bags industry experts are developed. Interviews are conducted with experts. The data is then analyzed, to find qualitative and quantitative insights about the retail carry bags industry.
Global Retail Carry Bags Market: Key Developments
- In Ireland, Germany, Australia, Netherlands, New Zealand and Switzerland, the retailers have started to use “Freshness Bags” for fruits and vegetables applications. Though, these are not sealed, they are used as protective packing. These bags are used for carrying or dispensing merchandises as well as form an integral part for the purpose of hygiene.
Global Retail Carry Bags Market: Key Players
Some of the key players in the global retail carry bags market are SPP Poly Pack Pvt. Ltd., the Carry Bag Company, Attwoods Packaging Company, Rainbow Packaging, BAGS Plus Pty Ltd., Rutan Poly Industries, Inc., Elldex Packaging Solutions, Threlfall Packaging, Churchill & Coombes Plastic Bags, Brown Multi-Wall Paper Bags Ltd, Polyspin Exports Ltd., A P R Sacks Ltd., B & A Packaging India Ltd., Global Polybags Industries Ltd., Atlantic Poly, Inc., among others.