Blanketed out: Competition from online and department stores constrains revenue growth

The Manchester Retailing industry has faced a difficult trading environment over the past five years. Trends in house construction, interest rates, 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 revenue growth and reduced industry profit margins. Industry revenue is expected to rise by an annualised 1.2% over the five years through 2018-19, to total $2.3 billion. Industry revenue is expected to fall by 0.6% in the current year, due to intensifying external competition and declines in residential property more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 14-19
Forecast Growth 19-24

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Increasing competition from external players has severely impeded revenue and profit growth
  • Rising competition from department stores has driven industry profit margins down
  • Increased capital expenditure on private dwellings is projected to boost revenue growth
  • Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

    The Manchester Retailing industry is in the decline stage of its life cycle. Industry value added (IVA), which measures the industry's contribution to the overall economy, is projected to decrease at an annualised 1.0% over the 10 years through 2023-24, representing an underperformance compared with forecast real GDP growth of an annualised 2.7% over the same period. The fall in industry value added relative to the overall economy is characteristic of a declining industry.The decline in the industry is evident in the forecast falls in establishment numbers, and profit and wages as a share of revenue over the decade through 2023-24, as many small players that are unable to remain price competitive are forced out of the market. Con...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Manchester Retailing Industry

    IBISWorld has determined the most important Key Success Factors for the Manchester Retailing 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
  • Textile Product Wholesaling

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

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Highest income quintile
  • Fourth income quintile
  • Second income quintile
  • Third 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 Group Holdings Pty Ltd, Adairs Limited,
  • Table: Spotlight Group Holdings 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
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)

  • 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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    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
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