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Clothing Retailing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Clothing Retailing Market Research Report | ANZSIC G4251 | Jun 2016

Looking good: Industry revenue improves despite rising international and online competition

IBISWorld’s Clothing Retailing 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.

Report Snapshot
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$19bn
Annual Growth 11-16
3.3%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Profit
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Employment
122,266
Businesses
12,785
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Clothing Retailing industry has faced several challenging years, with cautious consumer spending, intense competition and higher rent costs affecting revenue and profit. Industry revenue is expected to expand at a compound annual rate of 3.3% over the five years through 2015-16, with growth largely driven by the expansion of online sales channels by bricks-and-mortar retailers.

Widespread economic uncertainty over the past five years made consumers cautious about spending, particularly in 2010-11 and 2011-12. However, improving economic conditions and the growing popularity of online shopping have supported industry revenue growth since then... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The geographic spread of the industry is closely correlated with economic activity and population and income distribution. Clothing retailers are concentrated in the densely populated eastern seaboard states, with New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland accounting for 82.5% of industry establishments and about 77% of Australia's population. On the other hand, less populous states and territories such as Tasmania, the Northern Territory and the Australian Capital Territory account for a combined 3.6% of clothing retailers and less than 5% of the population.

New South Wales and Victoria account for a greater proportion of establishments than their population base would indicate... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Clothing Retailing Industry?

Clothing retailers purchase a variety of apparel products and accessories from wholesalers and manufacturers and sell these products directly to consumers, generally without developing or changing them. Retailers in the industry sell goods in one or more shops and may operate an online store. The industry excludes department stores and online-only retailers.

Industry Products
Women's clothingMen's clothingAccessoriesBoys' clothingGirls' clothingInfants' clothing
 
Industry Activities
Glove, hosiery, hat and accessory retailingMen's and women's clothing retailingInfants' and children's clothing retailingFoundation garment retailingFur and leather clothing retailingWork clothing and uniform retailingSports clothing retailing


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