Lingerie Stores in Australia: Market Research Report

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Lingerie Stores Market Research Report | Consumer Goods & Services | Apparel & Accessories Stores | Aug 2015

Boosting revenue: Consumer trends towards high-end products will drive industry 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.

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Market Share of Companies
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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Lingerie stores have grown steadily over the past five years, with revenue increasing by an annualised 1.6% through 2015-16. Expenditure on lingerie fell in the years immediately following the global financial crisis, due to a decline in consumer sentiment and higher savings rates. While consumers continued to demand necessities such as bras and underpants, preferences shifted towards affordable basic lingerie items over more expensive and luxurious high-end products. The subsequent change in consumer buying patterns led to a reduction in industry revenue as consumers began shopping at large discount retailers, mass merchandisers and online sites rather than specialist lingerie stores. A... purchase to read more

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Lingerie stores have exhibited modest growth over the past five years, with industry revenue expected to rise by an annualised 1.6% through 2015-16. Instability in global markets during the early part of this five-year period created uncertainty across the domestic economy and hindered expenditure on non-essential items. However, the Lingerie Stores industry emerged relatively unscathed as most of the industry's products (such as underpants and bras) are considered necessities for females. Industry performance during this period has also been affected by trends in real household disposable income, consumer sentiment, the female population aged between 15 and 45 years, and growth in demand for online shopping. Industry revenue is expected to rise by 2.1% to $197.0 million over 2015-16... purchase to read more


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What is the Lingerie Stores Industry?

Operators in the industry primarily retail intimate apparel for women, including lingerie, bras and underwear. Industry products are purchased from manufacturers and wholesalers and then resold to consumers. Industry players may operate more than one retail store and may also have an online presence. The retail sale of lingerie by businesses that operate purely as online players is excluded from the industry.

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

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