Nirmal Bang: Consumer Durable Sector - Considerable Headwinds Emerging 
Customers shop for a washing machine at a store in Bengaluru. (Photographer: Namas Bhojani/Bloomberg)

Nirmal Bang: Consumer Durable Sector - Considerable Headwinds Emerging 

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Nirmal Bang Report

After a weak Q1 FY21 owing to Covid-19 led lockdown, the consumer durables industry witnessed a healthy revival in Q2 FY21, led by pent-up demand.

The festive sales in October were also encouraging. However, considerable headwinds are emerging now which make the near term outlook challenging.

These headwinds include -

  1. steep rise in commodity prices
  2. higher transportation costs
  3. shortage of certain components and
  4. softening of demand.

The key tailwinds to watch out for are -

  1. how the disposable income and consumer spending pans out in FY22 and
  2. the intensity of upcoming summer season as majority of the listed companies have higher summer dependency.

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Nirmal Bang Consumer Durables Sector Update - 14 December 2020.pdf

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