Household textile, also known as home textile, is a prominent part of overall home furnishing sector which includes other segments like home furniture and floor coverings. Household textiles provide comfort, protection and decoration of furnishings. Product categories of household textiles can be broadly segmented into bed linen, bedspreads, blankets, curtains, table linen, textile furnishing, toilet linen and kitchen linen. Of these categories, curtains represent the largest product category followed by bed linen, table linen and toilet & kitchen linen. Household textile products are used in the interiors of homes, offices, hotels, etc., and they use both synthetic and natural fabrics such as cotton, polyester, silk, cotton, poly-silk and bamboo fibres, among others.
Household textiles market is also getting impacted by rapid globalisation. Major companies operating in the sector are expanding their operations across geographies, which is facilitating overall market growth. Other factors such as growing preference for premium and luxury home textiles products, increasing spending on home renovation and rising household income in Asia Pacific region, especially in countries like China and India are expected to drive the overall market growth. Latin America and Middle East and Africa (MEA) are also emerging as the potential markets for household textiles.
Home textiles market has been experiencing tremendous growth owing to emergence of e-commerce. Most of the home textiles retailers are moving on to e-commerce platforms to market and sell their products online. Rising raw material cost and high competition amongst the companies operating in the sector are some of the deterrents for home textiles market.
Usage of technical textiles, which provide better performance and functionality, is also picking up in the home textiles market. Technical textiles usage across home textiles market is generally referred as hometech textiles. Hometech textile products are used by both commercial and households. In households hometech textiles are majorly used as cushion materials, carpeting, fireproofing, non-woven wipes, mosquito nets and furniture fabrics.
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