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In 2021, sales of writing instruments are expected to improve compared to 2020 when the COVID-19 pandemic caused a substantial decline in retail sales. After seeing slow current value growth in 2018 and 2019, the category saw a substantial double-digit decline in 2020. Writing Instrumentsin Italy report offers a comprehensive guide...

  • Writing Instrument
  • Italy
  • Store Closures
  • High Net Worth Individuals Number

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, writing instruments recorded current value and volume decline. This was in response to the switch to remote working and online schooling which drastically declined the demand for writing instruments. Likewise, the closure of non-essential stores at the beginning of the pandemic reduced availability...

  • Writing Instrument
  • Turkey
  • Young Population
  • Store Openings

Even before the onset of COVID-19, retail current value sales of writing instruments were in steady decline, as many local consumers increasingly used computers and particularly smartphones instead of paper. Writing Instrumentsin Switzerland report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the market at a national level....

  • Writing Instrument
  • Switzerland

In Italy, personal accessories looks set to record moderate, single-digit growth in 2021. Sales will likely demonstrate an improved performance in the second semester of the year, when the positive effect of the vaccination programme will be more visible in Italy. In the second half of 2021, the vaccination programme will help to improve consumer...

  • Watch
  • Jewelry
  • Writing Instrument
  • Italy
  • Watch Sales
  • Jewelry Sales

Personal accessories was negatively impacted in 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, with both current value and volume sales declining. The rapid spread of the virus dampened global economic prospects in 2020, with a direct hit to consumer confidence in the second quarter as the first case was confirmed in March. Personal Accessoriesin...

  • Jewelry
  • Watch
  • Writing Instrument
  • Turkey
  • Watch Sales
  • Jewelry Sales

The closure of educational establishments as well as many workplaces negatively affected sales of writing instruments in 2020, although working from home and home schooling offset this to some extent. Economic constraints and consumers’ efforts to limit their time spent shopping in stores also weighed on the category as did the closure of...

  • Writing Instrument
  • Philippines
  • Disposable Income
  • High Net Worth Individuals Number

The closure or restrictions on the operations of retail channels, including the dominant stationers/office supply stores, department stores and even modern grocery retailers, limited access to writing instruments during the initial Movement Control Order (MCO) phase between March and May 2020, although there was a slight shift towards e-commerce...

  • Writing Instrument
  • Malaysia
  • Online Retail Sales
  • Store Closures