GVR Report cover Garments Steamer Market Size, Share & Trends Report

Garments Steamer Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Application (Clothes, Carpets, Curtains), By Distribution Channel (Online, Offline), By Region, And Segment Forecasts, 2019 - 2025

  • Published Date: Jul 2019
  • Report ID: GVR-3-68038-344-7
  • Number of Pages: 80
  • Format: Electronic (PDF)
  • Historical Data: 2015 - 2017

Industry Insights

The global garments steamer market size was valued at USD 2.32 billion in 2018. The market is estimated to expand at a CAGR of 5.41% from 2019 to 2025. The impact of e-commerce channels, rising number of convenience and specialty stores, and demand for efficient appliances provide huge growth opportunities for the market. Increased spending on advanced consumer appliances, especially in the garment care sector, is also estimated to drive the market.

Moreover, higher efficiency, portability, flexibility, and ease of use offered by steamers than flat irons boost their demand in the global market. Furthermore, the rise in the number of promotional campaigns by manufacturers helps in driving growth. For instance, in January 2019, Philips had a promotional campaign for its newly launched garment steamer in the market to make people aware of the convenience of using garment care appliances.

U.S. garment steamer Market

Also, the rising number of companies entering the market due to the rising demand for advanced products will support market expansion. Moreover, the market growth is also driven by product penetration in the laundry care sector. The product is also used in the carpets market as it can remove dust and dirt while maintaining the fabric quality. The Asia Pacific market is anticipated to witness the fastest CAGR from 2019 to 2025 due to the advent of innovative products along with high demand for advanced home appliances.

Growing consumer awareness about multi-functional products will also fuel the product demand in the region. Key companies are focusing on product developments and capacity expansion through acquisitions and M&A to increase their market share, which, in turn, will support market growth. For instance, in March 2019, Rowenta launched a new IXEO steamer with an advanced ergonomic design for home applications.

Application Insights

The clothes application segment accounted for the largest garments steamer market share of more than 50% in 2018. Garment steamers offer advanced features, such as dust and oil removal capability, which drives their demand in clothes application. The curtain-type application segment is anticipated to witness the fastest CAGR of 6.89% from 2019 to 2025. Curtains generally have large surface areas tending to faster dirt absorbing capacity. Hence, people prefer advanced technology, which can clean the curtains with minimum effort. A garment steamer is one of the best suitable products for such applications. Thus, the product witnesses huge demand from different application areas like restaurants, hotels, celebration halls, etc.

Distribution Channel Insights

The offline channel accounted for the largest share in the industry in 2018. The availability of certain brands and a variety of products in specialty stores, convenience stores, hypermarkets, and supermarkets are driving the offline channel segment. Offline stores offer easy access to different products, which also boosts segment growth. The growth of the above channels along with product variations in contents helps to increase sales in the market.

Global garment steamer Market

Moreover, a longer delivery period associated with online stores drives growth for the offline channel. However, the online segment is expected to witness the fastest CAGR over the forecast period owing to a rising number of e-commerce websites, such as Flipkart, Amazon, AliExpress, and Walmart, offering an array of products. Doorstep delivery and discounts offered by such portals also contribute to the segment growth.

Regional Insights

Led by the U.K., Europe holds the largest share of the global market due to the rising demand for advanced home appliances in countries, such as Germany, the U.K., and France. For instance, the household appliances market in Germany was valued at 3.9 billion in 2018. The Asia Pacific, on the other hand, is expected to register the highest CAGR of 7.31% over the forecast period.

This growth can be attributed to the rising demand for fabric care appliances in emerging countries, such as China and India. The consumer appliances industry in India is forecasted to rise at a strong CAGR over the forecast period. Moreover, the rise in purchasing power and demand for efficient and premium products will drive the regional market. Also, a large number of manufacturers are trying to enter the region due to high growth potential, which will drive the market further.

Garments Steamer Market Share Insights

The market is identified by several strategic activities, such as acquisition and mergers, product innovations, and capacity expansion, initiated by the key manufacturers. Some of these manufacturers include Haier Group Corporation, Koninklijke Philips N.V, Rowenta, Chigo, Midea Group Co., Ltd., Conair, Jiffy Steamer, AB Electrolux, Panasonic Marketing Middle East & Africa FZE, Shanghai Flyco Electrical Appliance Co., Ltd, and Pursteam.

Report Scope



The base year for estimation


Actual estimates/Historical data

2015 - 2017

Forecast period

2019 - 2025

Market representation

Revenue in USD Million and CAGR from 2019 to 2025

Regional scope

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Central & South America, and Middle East & Africa

Country scope

U.S., Germany, U.K., China, India, Brazil, and South Africa

Report coverage

Revenue forecast, company share, competitive landscape, growth factors and trends

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Covered in the Report

This report forecasts revenue growth at global, regional, and country levels and provides an analysis of the latest industry trends in each of the sub-segments from 2015 to 2025. For this study, Grand View Research has segmented the global garments steamer market report based on application, distribution channel, and region:

  • Application Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2015 - 2025)

    • Clothes

    • Curtains

    • Carpets

    • Others

  • Distribution Channel Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2015 - 2025)

    • Online

    • Offline

  • Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2015 - 2025)

    • North America

      • The U.S. 

    • Europe

      • Germany 

      • U.K.

    • Asia Pacific

      •  China

      • India 

    • Central & South America

      • Brazil 

    • Middle East & Africa

      • South Africa

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