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 provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Market Share of Companies
BB Retail Capital BB Retail Capital market share
Bendon Holdings Bendon Holdings market share
Cotton On Group Cotton On Group market share
Pacific Brands Pacific Brands market share
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

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The industry exhibits a high level of concentration, with the top four players accounting for over 75.0% of the market. The industry's two largest players, Bras N Things and Cotton On Body are well established operators, with a solid store network and extensive product range, however both serve different markets. Bras N Things operates as a luxury brand retailer, while Cotton On Body is well known for its value-conscious lingerie range.

Concentration has intensified over the past five years. While Bonds launched its first retail store in May 2012, the company has exhibited solid growth over the past four years, with a total of 40 stores operational by August 2015. Capital requirements and barriers to entry are low, which should entice new players to the industry... 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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