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Maternity Wear Retailing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Maternity Wear Retailing Market Research Report | Consumer Goods & Services | Apparel & Accessories Stores | Dec 2014

Baby bump: Revenue growth is driven by trends in fashion and online shopping

The Maternity Wear Retailing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$183m
Annual Growth 10-15
5.4%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
654
Businesses
169
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Maternity Wear Retailing industry has performed exceptionally well over the past five years despite turbulent economic conditions. Although general clothing retailers have suffered from volatile consumer sentiment and subdued discretionary spending, the industry has benefited from strong demand for maternity wear from fashion-conscious consumers. While in the past women have been content with making alterations to their existing clothes or purchasing oversized clothing during their pregnancy, this has gradually changed. In response to strong demand, there has been a significant influx in the number of retailers in the industry with new product lines being introduced frequently. As a result, industry revenue is expected to grow by an annualised 5.4%... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Maternity Wear Retailing industry has a moderate level of capital intensity. IBISWorld estimates that for every dollar spent on capital costs, $6.43 is spent on wages. Bricks-and-mortar stores require employees to process transactions, provide customer service, stock shelves and display merchandise and track inventory. Pregnant women often need specific assistance when purchasing maternity wear and staff are able to provide advice on products that will suit the customer's lifestyle.

A large proportion of industry players operate online-only stores, and these retailers typically require staff to process transactions, perform warehouse functions and create and maintain web content... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Maternity Wear Retailing Industry?

Companies in this industry primarily retail maternity apparel, which is clothing designed to fit the frame of a pregnant woman. The industry includes the online presence of bricks-and-mortar retailers and also online-only stores. Excluded from the industry are department stores and other clothing retailers that are not primarily engaged in retailing maternity wear.

Industry Products
Maternity pants, jeans, shorts and skirtsMaternity dressesMaternity tops, t-shirts, blouses and knitsMaternity undergarments and swimwearOther maternity wear
 
Industry Activities
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