Overview

Poster child: Industry revenue has grown despite strong and rising external competition

IBISWorld’s Infants' and Children's Clothing Retailing market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Operators are losing market share to online retailers that can offer more competitive prices
  • Firms have focused on enhancing consumers' instore experience to retain market share
  • Continued competition from online channels and department stores will constrain demand

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Infants' and Children's Clothing Retailing industry has performed well over the past five years, despite turbulent retail conditions. Increases in the population aged 14 years and under have supported revenue growth. High immigration rates have also contributed to growth in the industry's target market, as many immigrants that come to Australia bring their families with them. As a result, industry revenue is expected to rise by an annualised 3.9% over the five years through 2016-17, to $3.4 billion. However, revenue is expected to decline by 0.9% in the current year, as consumer sentiment weakens.

    Despite overall revenue growth, a sharp decline in consumer sentiment in 2011-12 caused difficulties for industry operators...

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    What is the Infants' and Children's Clothing Retailing industry?

    The Infants' and Children's Clothing Retailing industry exhibits a low level of capital intensity. IBISWorld expects that for every dollar spent on capital costs, $9.40 is spent on wages. The industry is typically labour intensive, as employees are required to handle day-to-day tasks such as providing customer service, stocking shelves, displaying merchandise, processing transactions and managing inventory. A large proportion of retail staff in the industry are employed on a part-time or casual basis, keeping average wages low.

    As children's clothing retailers face growing competitive pressure from online stores, many industry operators are attempting to differentiate their products and brands by offering a superior level of customer service and assistance. Whi...

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    Additional Insights for the Infants' and Children's Clothing Retailing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Infants' and Children's Clothing Retailing Industry are

  • Ability to control stock on hand
  • Having a clear market position
  • Proximity to key markets
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Population aged 14 and younger and Real household disposable income in the Infants' and Children's Clothing Retailing industry impact industry performance..

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    Products & Brands

    Major products in this industry
    Girls' clothing
    Boys' clothing
    Infants' clothing

    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
  • Population aged 14 and younger
  • Real household disposable income
  • Demand from online shopping
  • Consumer sentiment index
  • Demand from department stores

  • Current Performance
  • Competition
  • Profit and wages
  • Industry structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Growing competition
  • Profit and wages
  • Industry consolidation
  • Table: Infants' and Children's Clothing Retailing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Infants' and Children's Clothing Retailing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Clothing Wholesaling
  • Knitted Product Manufacturing
  • Leather and Leather Substitute Product Manufacturing
  • Men's and Boys' Wear Manufacturing
  • Sleepwear, Underwear and Infant Clothing Manufacturing
  • Tailoring and Clothing Accessories Manufacturing
  • Women's and Girls' Wear Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Girls' clothing
  • Boys' clothing
  • Infants' clothing
  • Chart: Infants' and Children's Clothing Retailing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • People aged 35 to 54
  • People aged 15 to 34
  • People aged 55 and over
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Infants' and Children's Clothing 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 Infants' and Children's Clothing Retailing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Infants' and Children's Clothing Retailing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    There are no major players in this industry
    Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Infants' and Children's Clothing 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 Infants' and Children's Clothing Retailing Industry
    Includes:
  • 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
    Bricks-And-Mortar
  • A retailer that has a physical presence and storefront location.
  • Point Of Sale (Pos)
  • Technology that incorporates a cash register with an electronic payment system, allowing instantaneous transactions through one device.
  • Radio Frequency Identification (Rfid)
  • Wireless computer chips that track products through the supply chain and contain information about source, destination and price.
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    This report on Infants' and Children's Clothing Retailing:
    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
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    • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.
    The Infants' and Children's Clothing Retailing market research report includes:
    • 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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