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Clothing Retailing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Clothing Retailing Market Research Report | ANZSIC G4251 | Oct 2016

Room to grow: The expansion of industry players' online presence will boost revenue

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 12-17
3.9%
Annual Growth 17-22
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Profit
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Employment
130,654
Businesses
13,284
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 grow at a compound annual rate of 3.9% over the five years through 2016-17, largely due to bricks-and-mortar retailers’ expansion of their online sales channels.

Widespread economic uncertainty over the past five years has made consumers cautious about spending, particularly in 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 - Starting a New Business Chapter

IBISWorld classifies the Clothing Retailing industry as having medium barriers to entry, although these can be lower for smaller players. The capital costs associated with establishing new stores are relatively low, as most operators in the industry are small- to medium-size enterprises with one outlet. The most significant costs for operators include purchases, wages and rent. As location is critical for retailers, if retail space in popular locations is unavailable or too expensive, this may be considered a barrier to entry for smaller players.

While market share concentration in the industry is classified as low, concentration is higher in specific segments such as sportswear, where players, such as Nike and Lorna Jane, dominate the market... purchase to read more

 


Industry ProductsRelated ReportsTable of Contents

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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