Unravelling: Increased competition from external players has eroded industry profitability

IBISWorld’s Manchester Retailing market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.


Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Increasing competition from external players has severely impeded revenue and dampened profit
  • Increased capital expenditure on private properties has contributed significantly to growth
  • Residential property construction is expected to continue affecting demand for manchester

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    Manchester retailers have faced a difficult trading environment over the past five years. Industry revenue is projected to rise by an annualised 2.4% over the five years through 2016-17. During this period, increasing competition from external players, such as department stores and online manchester retailers, has severely impeded industry revenue growth and dampened profit margins. Furthermore, trends in discretionary income, consumer sentiment, interest rates, house construction activity, consumer preferences and seasonal trends in fabric colour, design and texture have all influenced revenue. Due to an expected decline in residential property development, industry revenue is forecast to rise by only 0.6% over the current year, to reach $2.1 billion...

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    Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    The Manchester Retailing industry exhibits a medium level of market share concentration. The three major industry players hold over 40% of the industry's market share. The remaining share of the market is largely controlled by small operators, many of which are non-employing businesses. According to the latest data from the ABS, over 98.0% of the industry's players are either non-employing or employ less than 20 members of staff. The industry is operating in the mature phase of its life cycle, characterised by a well-developed product market and slow growth in establishment numbers. As a result, potential entrants have been discouraged from entering the industry due to high competition between existing operators and external businesses such as department stores and online retailers.


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    Additional Insights for the Manchester Retailing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Manchester Retailing Industry are

  • Having a clear market position
  • Ability to control stock on hand
  • Access to niche markets
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Consumer sentiment index and Demand from residential building construction in the Manchester Retailing industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Manchester Retailing Industry?

    Industry operators primarily retail household textiles such as bed linen, cushions and curtains. These products are purchased from manufacturers and wholesalers, and sold through bricks-and-mortar stores or through online channels to the general public. However, businesses that operate solely online are excluded from the industry.

    Industry Products
    Bed linen and blankets
    Pillows and cushions
    Towels and face washers
    Other products
    Industry Activities
    Blanket retailing
    Curtain retailing
    Dressmaking requisites retailing
    Fabric retailing
    Household textile retailing
    Linen retailing
    Piece-goods retailing
    Soft furnishing retailing
    Yarn retailing

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Consumer sentiment index
  • Demand from residential building construction
  • Real household discretionary income
  • Capital expenditure on private dwellings

  • Current Performance
  • Trading landscape
  • Profit and competition
  • Industry participation
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Operating landscape
  • Profit and competition
  • Table: Manchester Retailing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Manchester Retailing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Cut and Sewn Textile Product Manufacturing
  • Synthetic and Natural Textile Manufacturing
  • Textile Product Wholesaling

  • Products & Services
  • Bed linen and blankets
  • Curtains
  • Pillows and cushions
  • Other products
  • Haberdashery
  • Towels and face washers
  • Fabric
  • Chart: Manchester Retailing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Highest income quintile
  • Fourth income quintile
  • Third income quintile
  • Second income quintile
  • Lowest income quintile
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Manchester Retailing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Manchester Retailing

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Manchester Retailing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Spotlight Pty LtdAdairs Limited
  • Table: Spotlight Pty Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Adairs Limited - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Manchester Retailing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Manchester Retailing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Household Textiles
  • Household products made of fabric such as bed linen, cushions and towels.
  • Piece-Goods
  • Fabric sold in standard widths and lengths.
  • Soft Furnishings
  • This includes items such as cushions, blankets, throws and bed runners.
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    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
    • And of course, much more

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