Over Three out of Ten Pet Toys Produced in 2021 are expected to be made from Rubber: New Study

Mar 10,2021 | Consumer Product

Global pet toys sales are expected to grow at a healthy CAGR of over 7.2% during the study forecast period 2021-2031, despite a period of sluggish growth in 2020, according to a study by ESOMAR-certified market research firm, Future Market Insights. The research study tracks pet toys sales in 20+ countries, offering a lucid analysis on how growth and market trends will unfold.

Pet Toys Market

A recent market study published by Future Market Insights on the pet toys market offers gl...

Pet Toys Market

Some of the leading brands offering pet toys in the market have now expanded their portfolios to offer natural pet toys, which might include play balls made with natural environmental cotton and straw rope, and sisal toys or interactive toys made of rope. These natural products are increasingly promoted as chemical-free, non-toxic, sustainable and biodegradable products which is now gaining popularity among pet owners.

Pet parents have expressed a desire to use more sustainable products that are safe for the environment as well as the pets. This has encouraged pet toy companies to offer more sustainable products. Pet toy companies are increasingly opting for sustainable materials for manufacturing pet toys to attract the attention of environment-conscious pet parents. Currently, rubber accounts for majority of pet toys produced in the market.

Key Takeaways from the Pet Toys Market Study

  • Increasing focus on pet wellness will cause the pet care market growth to increase by nearly 2.7% between 2020 and 2021
  • High degree of pet adoption supports pet toys sales in  the U.S., enabling it to account for nearly 88% of North America market in 2021
  • Increasing focus on pet health and wellness will enable the U.K. to register y-o-y growth at 2.4% in 2021
  • Growth exhibited in Germany and France is expected to be higher than in the U.K.
  • South Korea will register high growth and is projected to surpass China and Japan to emerge as the leading market in East Asia by 2031

Desirable claims such as eco-friendly, recycled, non-toxic, chemical-free, sustainable, earth-friendly, 100% recyclable, and others are used by players for creating a brand image among pet owners. Use of such desirable claims has helped the players attract consumers towards their product and gain competitive advantage,” says an FMI analyst.

Impact of COVID-19 on the Market

The covid-19 outbreak has impacted the discretionary sales such as pet toys in the market. Besides this, online retailing has recorded a significant surge amid the covid-19 outbreak. The store closures has encouraged the pet owners to shift towards online retailing from store based retailing. Besides this, the covid-19 outbreak has stimulated ethical living wherein people are now turning towards local brands for purchases. Such changes in consumer buying behaviour has significantly impacted the pet toys market.

Who is winning?

Some of the key players present in the Pet Toys market are Central Garden & Pet Company, Mammoth Pet Products, Cosmic Pet, Jolly Pets, ZyppyPaws, Fluff and Tuff, Inc., Radio Systems Corporation, West Paw, Multipet, KONG Company, Petmate, Benebone LLC, Kyjen Company, LLC., Petsport USA, Inc., Company of Animals, Ltd., Honest Pet Products, etc.

Manufacturers currently operating in the market are stressing over product innovation. Besides this, the players are also engaged in offering personalized solutions to customers. Product promotion through various campaigns and events such as dog shows is a key strategy adopted by various players in the pet care market.

For instance, Kong Company is one such company that is engaged in promoting its products through campaigns. Besides this, TV and social media apps are significantly helping companies to increase their product sales across the globe.

Get Valuable Insights into Pet Toys Market

Future Market Insights, in its new offering, provides an unbiased analysis of the global pet toys market, presenting historical demand data (2016-2020) and forecast statistics for the period from 2021-2031. The study divulges compelling insights on the pet toys market based on the product type (Plush toys, Rope and Tug Toys, Balls, Chew Toys, Squeaky Toys, Interactive Toys, Others ), pet type (dogs, cats, birds and others), material type (rubber, cotton, nylon, plastic, and others), Type (non-edible and edible), size (small, medium and large), price range (economic, mid-range and premium), sales channel (wholesalers/distributors, supermarkets/hypermarkets, convenience stores, multi-brand stores, online retailers, pet specialty stores) across seven major regions.

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