Disposable shower caps provide hygiene and convenience to users, helping them avoid wet hair and water dripping from hair onto the body or floor after showering. Made using non-woven materials like polypropylene and polyethylene, disposable shower caps are easy to use and dispose. They are increasingly being used in hotels, spas, salons and other commercial facilities to ensure a hassle-free experience for customers. The growing tourism industry and emphasis on hygiene are driving the demand for disposable shower caps from these end-use sectors. The global Disposable Shower Caps Market is estimated to be valued at US$ 486.22 Mn in 2023 and is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 18.% over the forecast period 2023 to 2030, as highlighted in a new report published by Coherent Market Insights.
Market key Trends:
One of the key trends in the disposable shower caps market is the rising demand from the hospitality industry. Hotels, resorts, and spas are increasingly promoting hygiene and hassle-free experience for customers by providing disposable shower caps. This reduces the workload of laundry and allows immediate use of towels. The tourism and travel industry has witnessed strong growth over the past few years. This has boosted the demand for disposable shower caps from hotels, resorts, and spa centers. Manufacturers are also focusing on developing innovative caps made of premium materials to target the high-end hospitality segment. Furthermore, the increasing popularity of beauty salons and parlors is augmenting the market growth. Various services like hair coloring require protection of clothes from possible hair dye stains, creating opportunities for disposable caps.
Threat of new entrants: Low, as establishing a new manufacturing plant requires high capital investment and the market is dominated by few established players.
Bargaining power of buyers: Moderate, as there are numerous existing brands for buyers to choose from. However, buyers bargain for better deals during festive seasons.
Bargaining power of suppliers: Low, as raw materials required for manufacturing disposable shower caps such as plastic, paper are widely available and suppliers have limited influence over pricing.
Threat of new substitutes: Low, as there are hardly any alternatives available that can provide similar utility and convenience at lower price points.
Competitive rivalry: High, as the market is dominated by global brands competing on the basis of pricing, quality, and novelty in design.
The global Disposable Shower Caps Market Growth is expected to witness high growth over the forecast period.
Regionally, Asia Pacific dominated the market in 2023 led by higher consumption in China, Japan and India. With increasing health awareness and spending capacity, the region is poised to maintain its lead in the coming years.
North America followed APAC in 2023 market share ascribed to growing wellness and personal care trends in the US and Canada. Growing hotel chains and travel & tourism sector also boosted regional demand. However, trends suggest Europe is closing the gap fast due to high penetration of women working professionals demanding quick and easy hygiene solutions.
Key players operating in the disposable shower caps market are Tamarind Global, Cox & Kings, SOTC, Thomas Cook, Red Fox Hotel, Le Passage to India, Blank Canvas, Envent Worldwide, Orange County Resorts & Hotels, The Park Hotels, Radisson Hotel Group, Hyatt Hotels Corporation, Hilton, Kuoni India, ITDC, Ferns N Petals, Wedniksha, The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts, ITC Hotels, Marriott International. Innovation in terms of attractive patterns, durability and lower pricing remain top priorities for these companies to strengthen their market shares.
1. Source: Coherent Market Insights, Public sources, Desk research
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