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Clothing Wholesaling in Australia: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Clothing Wholesaling Market Research Report | ANZSIC F3713 | Jul 2014

Ill-fitting: Operators struggle to maintain a place in the supply chain

IBISWorld’s Clothing Wholesaling market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$8bn
Annual Growth 10-15
-2.2%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Employment
19,347
Businesses
4,031
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the five years through 2014-15, revenue for the Clothing Wholesaling industry is expected to decline by an annualised 2.2% to reach $8.3 billion. However, revenue is anticipated to increase by 0.5% in 2014-15. As the global reach of many clothing companies grows, wholesale bypass is becoming increasingly prevalent. Low-cost producers in countries such as China and Vietnam are becoming more accessible, selling products directly to retailers and bypassing wholesalers in the process. The Clothing Wholesaling industry's weak performance can also be attributed to low underlying demand from the retail sector... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

Barriers to entry to the Clothing Wholesaling industry are moderate. The major barrier to entry is the cost of establishing a warehouse and distribution system using technologically advanced equipment. The marketing costs involved with establishing a customer base are also high. Costs to acquire stock can be considerable, especially for operators that want to obtain as many bulk discounts as possible.

Existing wholesalers have established links with manufacturers and retailers. This may prove to be one of the most significant barriers for new entrants to overcome, as these relationships are often contractually binding and exclude manufacturers and retailers from dealing with any new wholesalers... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Clothing Wholesaling Industry?

Companies in the industry wholesale clothing by purchasing stock from clothing manufacturers and then selling the garments to retailers, generally with little or no further development of the items. Most wholesalers in the industry undertake sales and administrative activities, such as establishing relationships with manufacturers and retailers to ensure the reliable supply and demand of stock, marketing and advertising of their products and transportation and storage of stock.

Industry Products
Men's clothingWomen's clothingChildren's clothingInfant clothingSleepwear and underwearOther clothing
 
Industry Activities
Clothing wholesalingHosiery wholesalingMillinery wholesalingLeather clothing wholesalingSports clothing wholesaling


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