Lighter is a lightweight tool used to generate flame by igniting the combustible material. A pocket lighter is mainly used to light a cigarette and sometimes to ignite other material. Lighters have been used since an era; the first lighter was developed by a German chemist in 1823. Many innovations and technologies have led to the development of easy to use and portable pocket lighter. Pocket lighter is made up of plastic or metal container which is filled up with flammable gas known as Butane while other lighters contain Naphtha and Charcoal lighter fluid for ignition. Some of the lighters are powered by electricity and consist of electric arc and heating element for igniting. A basic pocket lighter consists of parts such as spark wheel, stone, nozzle, wick, adjusting wheel, fuel space and works on the Bernoulli's principle. Flint lighter, electric lighter, catalytic lighter, flameless lighter, permanent match, match lighter, windproof lighter, watertight fluid lighter, brass lighter, double flame burner lighter and clippers are the broad category of lighters in the pocket lighter market.
The lockdown scenario caused due to coronavirus outbreak has highly affected the global pocket lighter market. The pocket lighter is an accessory mainly used by smokers and the effect of the disease has changed the consumer buying patterns in recent days. The lockdown scenario has affected the sales and revenue of the market.
The production has been affected by the lockdown as the procurement of raw material has become challenging for many manufacturers.
Top Impacting Factors: Market Scenario Analysis, Trends, Drivers and Impact Analysis
The lighter has been used for a long time and served the purpose of lighting gas stoves, fireworks, candles, cigarettes, and others but as the fashion and trend have been highly adopted in the market, the pocket lighter has also been through many innovations. The basic working principle of lighter has been the same but technological changes in the features and appearance of the lighter have been induced. The increase in fashion and trend, awareness about the trends, surge in spending power of the customer, multi-purpose lighter, innovation, and technology, increase in number of smokers, accessories for pocket lighter, and a surge in popularity of pocket clippers are the key drivers of the global pocket lighter market. However, variation in the product price, availability of substitutes, increase in competition, and regulatory policies hinder the market growth.
The global pocket lighter market trends are as follows:
Innovations in the pocket lighter market
The new features and properties being added to the pocket lighter have led to ensure its safety and gain the trust of the consumers at large extend. Various types of pocket lighters have been launched in the market. The trending lighters are zippo, storm proof torch lighter, capsule & peanut lighter, floating lighters, and multi-purpose lighter consisting of features such as, waterproof, durability, reusable, lightweight, improved lighting options.
Development of the market
The key players have captured a huge target market by the evolution of trends in the market. Recently, not only lighters are being manufactured for only smokers but the multi-purpose lighters have been also brought in the market, which can be used while traveling as well. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the lighters have to comply with some rules and regulations to ensure the safety of products and to prevent fire accidents. Certain brands have been investing in producing flameless lighters, reusable lighters, and easy to use lighters which are provide opportunity for further growth of the pocket lighter market.
Key Benefits of the Report:
- This study presents the analytical depiction of the global pocket lighter industry along with the current trends and future estimations to determine the imminent investment pockets.
- The report presents information related to key drivers, restraints, and opportunities along with a detailed analysis of the global pocket lighter market share.
- The current market is quantitatively analyzed to highlight the global pocket lighter market growth scenario.
- Porter’s five forces analysis illustrates the potency of buyers & suppliers in the market.
- The report provides a detailed global pocket lighter market analysis based on competitive intensity and how the competition will take shape in the coming years
Questions Answered in the Pocket Lighter Market Research Report:
- What are the leading market players active in the pocket lighter market?
- What the current trends will influence the market in the next few years?
- What are the driving factors, restraints, and opportunities in the market?
- What future projections would help in taking further strategic steps?
Pocket Lighter Market Report Highlights
By Product Type
By Raw Material
By Distribution Channel
Key Market Players
DuPont., Clipper, Coleman, Colibri, Dunhill, X- Plore gear, Benjoy, Zippo, Tokai, BIC, Ronson, Swedish Match