Buckling down: Industry revenue has increased despite strong competition from online retailers

The Menswear Stores industry has grown over the past five years. Following weak consumer sentiment and subdued demand, the industry has rebounded as bricks-and-mortar menswear retailers benefited from the online shopping boom by developing ecommerce platforms. While sales of online-only retailers are not included in the industry, the revenue generated by traditional retailers with an online presence contributes to industry revenue. Australian bricks-and-mortar clothing retailers were initially slow to adopt online shopping platforms, but this has changed significantly following fierce competition from online-only operators. Industry revenue is expected to grow at an annualised 1.7% over the five years through 2017-18, to reach $4.6 billion...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Operators have developed ecommerce platforms to benefit from the online shopping boom
  • The industry has faced strong internal and external competition over the past five years
  • Disposable income growth is expected to encourage spending on suits, ties and shirts
  • Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    The Menswear Stores industry has achieved growth despite a subdued retail environment over the past five years. Following global economic uncertainty and volatile consumer sentiment, industry revenue has rebounded as incumbent bricks-and-mortar retailers have developed online shopping platforms. The industry includes revenue generated by traditional retailers that have an online presence, but does not include online-only retailers’ sales. Steadily increasing demand for menswear has also supported industry performance. Consequently, industry revenue is expected to grow at an annualised 1.7% over the five years through 2017-18, to reach $4.6 billion...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Menswear Stores Industry

    IBISWorld has determined the most important Key Success Factors for the Menswear Stores are:

  • Ability to control stock on hand
  • Having a clear market position
  • Production of goods currently favoured by the market
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Consumer sentiment index and Real household disposable income in the Menswear Stores industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Menswear Stores Industry?

    Industry firms retail men’s clothing. This includes both specialist men’s clothing stores, and sales of men’s clothing by unisex specialist clothing retailers. The industry excludes department stores and online-only sales of menswear.

    Industry Products
  • Suits
  • Shirts
  • T-shirts and singlets
  • Trousers and jeans
  • Coats, jackets and sweaters
  • Accessories
  • Industry Activities
  • Men's clothing retailing
  • Men's accessory retailing
  • Men's sports clothing retailing
  • Men's fur and leather clothing retailing
  • Men's work clothing and uniform 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
  • Real household disposable income
  • Demand from department stores
  • Demand from online shopping
  • Male population aged 18 and older

  • Current Performance
  • Consumer trends
  • Competition
  • Profit and wages
  • Consolidation
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Growing competition
  • Further consolidation
  • Profit and wages
  • Table: Menswear Stores Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Menswear Stores Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • 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

  • Products & Services
  • Shirts
  • Trousers and jeans
  • Coats, jackets and sweaters
  • Accessories
  • Suits
  • T-shirts and singlets
  • Chart: Menswear Stores 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 Menswear Stores 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 Menswear Stores

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal
  • External

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Menswear Stores Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Lowes-Manhattan Pty Ltd, TFG Retailers Pty Ltd,
  • Table: Lowes-Manhattan Pty Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: TFG Retailers Pty Ltd - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Menswear Stores 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 Menswear Stores Industry
  • 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
  • A store that has a physical presence and location, as opposed to an online-only retailer that operates via a website.
  • Point Of Sale (Pos)
  • Technology that incorporates a cash register with an electronic payment system to allow instantaneous transactions through one device.
  • Radio Frequency Identification (Rfid)
  • Wireless computer chips that can track products through the supply chain and contain information about source, destination and price.
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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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