Lingerie Stores in Australia: Market Research Report

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Lingerie Stores Market Research Report | Consumer Goods & Services | Apparel & Accessories Stores | Jul 2013

A revenue lift: High-end fashion trends to boost industry revenue growth

IBISWorld’s Lingerie Stores market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
BB Retail Capital BB Retail Capital market share
Cotton On Group Cotton On Group market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Lingerie Stores industry has strengthened after poor growth during the years immediately following the global financial crisis. During these years, expenditure on lingerie fell as consumers increased their level of savings. Some of the industry's products, such as bras and underpants, are considered necessities. Consumers do not cease purchasing these items during economic downturns, but they switch to inexpensive basic lingerie items. This reduces industry revenue as consumers begin shopping at large discounted retailers, mass merchandisers and online sites rather than in specialist lingerie stores. Revenue declined by 1.5% over 2010-11 and grew by a weak 0.4% over 2011-12 as a result. However, as the economy picked up, consumers returned to specialist lingerie stores... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Lingerie Stores industry has a moderate level of market share concentration, with the top four players accounting for an estimated 67.5% of industry revenue in 2013-14. Major player Bras N Things has an established presence in the industry as a luxury brand retailer, while Cotton On Body is well known for its value-conscious lingerie range. There has been no major merger and acquisition activity over the past five years and therefore concentration has not changed significantly.

The two largest players in the industry, Bras N Things and Cotton On Body, both operate a large number of stores across Australia, thereby reinforcing their brand image... purchase to read more


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What is the Lingerie Stores Industry?

This industry comprises players that retail intimate apparel for women, including lingerie, bras and underpants. Industry goods are sold through a wide selection of retail channels, including specialty stores, department stores and mass merchandisers.

Industry Products
BrasUnderpantsSports brasShapewear
Industry Activities
Retailing lingerieRetailing intimate apparelRetailing shapewearRetailing sports brasRetailing underwearRetailing brasRetailing lingerieRetailing intimate apparelRetailing shapewearRetailing sports brasRetailing underwearRetailing bras

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