Clothing Wholesaling in Australia - Market Research Report

Clothing Wholesaling industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 26.2%

Revenue for the Clothing Wholesaling industry is expected to decline at an annualised 4.6% over the five years through 2018-19. Wholesale bypass has become increasingly prevalent as the global reach of many clothing retailers has grown. Countries with low production costs such as China and Vietnam have increasingly sold products directly to retailers, leaving wholesalers out of the supply chain and subsequently reducing industry revenue. Furthermore, low underlying demand from the clothing retail sector has also negatively affected industry performance. The rise of online clothing stores has undermined demand for products sold through traditional retail channels, undercutting retailers' demand for products sold by wholesalers. Industry revenue is est...
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Clothing Wholesaling industry outlook (2019-2024)

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Although global economic conditions are anticipated to gradually improve, demand for the Clothing Wholesaling industry is projected to remain constrained over the next five years. Factors driving consumer spending at the retail level, such as consumer sentiment and household disposable income, are anticipated to improve overall and will likely benefit the industry. However, wholesale bypass is forecast to continue affecting the industry, with more retailers purchasing directly from manufacturers. This trend will negatively affect industry performance, with revenue projected to fall at an annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX, to $X.X billion. Specialty clothing stores and department stores will likely continue to be major markets for th...
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Clothing Wholesaling industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $7bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 3,554
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 15,289

Biggest companies in the Clothing Wholesaling industry

The Clothing Wholesaling in Australia industry has no companies with major market shares. Get the full report to find out why.

What is Clothing Wholesaling industry?

Industry Definition

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Industry Products and Services

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  • Medium and large cars
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  • Vans and other commercial vehicles

Industry Activities

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Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry companies wholesale clothing by purchasing stock from clothing manufacturers and then selling the garments to retailers, generally with little or no development of the items. Most industry wholesalers perform sales and administrative activities, such as establishing relationships with manufacturers and retailers to ensure a reliable supply and demand of stock, marketing and advertising their products, and transporting and storing stock.

Main Activities

  • Clothing wholesaling
  • Hosiery wholesaling
  • Millinery wholesaling
  • Leather clothing wholesaling
  • Sports clothing wholesaling

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Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Downstream demand from clothing retailers affects the Clothing Wholesaling industry's performance. Greater demand for inventory generally increases revenu...
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Demand from clothing retailing
Demand from online shopping
Real household disposable income
Trade-weighted index

Current Performance

Profit
Falling prices
Organic cotton
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Dominance of imports
Employment and profit
 Table: Clothing Wholesaling in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Clothing Wholesaling in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Department Stores in Australia
Clothing Retailing in Australia
Duty Free Stores in Australia




Key Selling Industries

Men's and Boys' Wear Manufacturing in Australia
Women's and Girls' Wear Manufacturing in Australia
Sleepwear, Underwear and Infant Clothing Manufacturing in Australia
Tailoring and Clothing Accessories Manufacturing in Australia
Knitted Product Manufacturing in Australia
Leather and Leather Substitute Product Manufacturing in Australia

Products & Services

The Clothing Wholesaling industry supplies women's, men's, children's and infants' clothing, and sleepwear, underwear and accessories to clothing retailer...
Department stores
Men's and boys' clothing retailers
Other markets
Sleepwear, underwear and infant clothing retailers


Demand Determinants

Factors such as price, retail trends, reputation, product range, fashion cycles, weather patterns and availability of substitutes determine demand for ind...
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Major Markets

Department stores
Men's and boys' clothing retailers
Other markets
Sleepwear, underwear and infant clothing retailers



 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Clothing Wholesaling in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

The Clothing Wholesaling industry exhibits low market share concentration, with no player accounting for more than 5% of revenue. The industry wholesales ...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Clothing Wholesaling in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Clothing Wholesaling in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

The Clothing Wholesaling in Australia industry has no major companies. Get the full report to find out why.

Capital Intensity

The Clothing Wholesaling industry exhibits moderate capital intensity. For every dollar spent on capital costs in the current year, an estimated $4.50 is ...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Clothing Wholesaling in Australia - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Clothing Wholesaling in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2025)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2025)
Establishments (2007-2025)
Businesses (2007-2025)
Employment (2007-2025)
Exports (2007-2025)
Imports (2007-2025)
Wages (2007-2025)
Domestic Demand (2007-2025)

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

Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Dat Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data

Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

Liquidity Ratios
Coverage Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Operating Ratios
Cash Flow & Debt Service Ratios (% of Sales)
Assets, %
Liabilities, %

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  • Revenue Forecasts
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  • Historical and Forecast Growth
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  • Industry Market Size
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  • Industry Major Players
    Industry Major Players
  • Profitability Analysis
    Profitability Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis
    SWOT Analysis
  • Industry Trends
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  • Industry Operating Conditions
    Industry Operating Conditions
  • Porter's 5 Forces Analysis
    Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

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