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IBISWorld’s Luxury Retailing market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.


Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Experimental and emerging labels have grown through the assistance of luxury boutique stores

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Luxury Retailing industry has gone from strength to strength over the past five years. While much of the global retailing scene has suffered due to instability in financial markets, Australian luxury retailers have been relatively insulated, with growing discretionary incomes fuelling consumers' passion for fashion. Industry players have scoured the world for the right fusion of fashion and luxury to cater for consumers' changing desires. Back home, high-profile Australian designers and labels have grown in prominence across the retail scene. Global luxury powerhouses have also joined the Australian industry, with several high-profile brands expanding their retail networks across the country...

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    What is the Luxury Retailing industry?

    The Luxury Retailing industry exhibits a low level of capital intensity. IBISWorld estimates that for every dollar spent on capital costs, $8.33 is spent on wages. The industry is highly labour-intensive as employees are required to handle day-to-day retail operations, such as providing customer service, stocking shelves and displaying merchandise, processing transactions and tracking inventory. Due to the expensive nature of the industry's products, superior customer service, sales skills and product knowledge are of crucial importance.

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    Additional Insights for the Luxury Retailing Industry

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

  • Proximity to key markets
  • Having a clear market position
  • Attractive product presentation
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    Products & Brands

    Major products in this industry
    Luxury clothing and footwear
    Luxury watches and jewellery
    Luxury leather goods and accessories
    Examples of brands in this Industry
    Miu Miu

    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
  • Real household discretionary income
  • Consumer sentiment index
  • Demand from online shopping
  • International travel to Australia

  • Current Performance
  • Changing luxury scene
  • Tourism
  • Participation and profit
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Changing luxury scene
  • Tourism
  • Participation and profit
  • Table: Luxury Retailing Industry Revenue Outlook

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

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Clothing Wholesaling
  • Footwear Manufacturing
  • Footwear Wholesaling
  • Jewellery and Watch Wholesaling
  • Jewellery Manufacturing
  • Men's and Boys' Wear Manufacturing
  • Women's and Girls' Wear Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Luxury clothing and footwear
  • Luxury watches and jewellery
  • Luxury leather goods and accessories
  • Chart: Luxury 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 Luxury 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 Luxury Retailing

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

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Louis Vuitton Australia Pty LtdTiffany & Co (Australia) Pty LtdPrada Australia Pty Ltd
  • Table: Louis Vuitton Australia Pty Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Tiffany & Co (Australia) Pty Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Prada Australia Pty Ltd - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Luxury 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 Luxury 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
    Boutique Stores
  • Independently owned luxury retailers that stock a variety of brands and products at the owner's discretion.
  • Crossover
  • A partnership between two brands, typically a high-tier brand and an affordable fashion label.
  • Experimental And Emerging Luxury
  • Luxury labels that a relatively newer, reflecting a younger fashion sense.
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    This report on Luxury Retailing:
    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
    • Helps you understand market dynamics to give you a deeper understanding of industry competition and the supply chain.
    • 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 Luxury 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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