Well furnished: Rising incomes and residential construction activity are set to boost revenue

The Manchester Retailing industry has faced a difficult trading environment over the past five years. Trends in discretionary income, interest rates, house construction activity, consumer preferences and seasonal trends in fabric colour, design and texture have all aided revenue growth during the period. However, increasing competition from external players, such as department stores and online manchester retailers, has severely impeded industry revenue growth and dampened profit margins. Industry revenue is expected to rise by an annualised 0.7% over the five years through 2017-18. Industry revenue is expected to fall by 2.8% over the current year, to total $2.0 billion, due to declines in discretionary incomes and residential property development...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$2bn
Annual Growth 13-18
0.7%
Forecast Growth 18-23
Profit
Employment
9,174
Businesses
2,066

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Increasing competition from external players has severely impeded revenue and profit growth
  • Increased capital expenditure on private properties has contributed to growth
  • Increased capital expenditure on private dwellings is expected to boost revenue growth
  • Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    The industry has moderate barriers to entry and the trend has remained steady. New players may be deterred from entering the industry due to its moderate concentration and high competition levels. The industry's mature life cycle status may also deter new players from entering the market as industry firms largely focus on improving operating efficiencies and compete extensively for market share. Competitive pressure between industry players and a soft retail environment have constrained industry profitability. The existing players have undertaken enhanced discounting strategies, which have also contributed to industry profitability steadily declining over the past five years. As a result, new players have had little incentive to enter the market. Fur...purchase to read more.

    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
  • Access to niche markets
  • Experienced work force
  • 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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    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
  • Curtains
  • Other products
  • Fabric
  • Haberdashery
  • 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

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    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

  • 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
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Manchester Retailing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

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

  • Industry Globalization
    Spotlight Pty Ltd, Adairs Limited,
  • Table: Spotlight Pty Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Adairs Limited - financial performance

  • 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
    Table: Industry Data for the Manchester Retailing Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    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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    • 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
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