Plus Size Clothing Stores in Australia - Market Research Report

Plus Size Clothing Stores industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 3.7%

The Plus Size Clothing Stores industry has thrived over the past five years in spite of largely negative consumer sentiment and weak general retail conditions. Growth in disposable incomes and rising obesity levels over the period have supported industry revenue growth. Approximately 66.1% of the population aged 18 and over are estimated to be overweight or obese in 2018-19. This represents a large potential consumer market for the industry. Industry revenue is expected to grow at an annualised 3.7% over the five years through 2018-19, to $1.0 billion. A surge in store numbers over the past five years has provided fashion-conscious consumers with a greater range of trendy plus size clothing. Although purchase costs for plus size clothing stores are...
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Plus Size Clothing Stores industry outlook (2019-2024)

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Expenditure on plus size clothing is expected to continue growing over the next five years. Industry revenue is forecast to increase at an annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX, to $X.X billion. Greater household disposable incomes and higher levels of obesity are also expected to drive demand over the period. Despite increasing health consciousness, time-poor consumers, particularly those with lower disposable incomes, are expected to consume a greater amount of fast food, further contributing to obesity levels. The proportion of the population aged XX or over that is overweight or obese is expected to grow to XX.X% by XXX-XX, increasing the industry's potential consumer base. Additionally, consumer sentiment is expected to be largely p...
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Plus Size Clothing Stores industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $1bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 2,397
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 6,550

Biggest companies in the Plus Size Clothing Stores industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Plus Size Clothing Stores in Australia industry include City Chic Collective Limited, Noni B Limited and TS 14 Plus Australia Pty Ltd.

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What is Plus Size Clothing Stores industry?

Industry Definition

Industry retailers specialise in plus size clothing, which is clothing proportioned specifically for larger men and women. The industry excludes online-only players, department stores and other clothing retailers that do not primarily sell plus size apparel.

Industry Products and Services

  • Women's clothing
  • Men's clothing
  • Accessories
  • All Others

Industry Activities

  • Plus size clothing retailing
  • Plus size undergarment retailing
  • Plus size sports apparel retailing
  • Plus size outerwear retailing

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry retailers specialise in plus size clothing, which is clothing proportioned specifically for larger men and women. The industry excludes online-only players, department stores and other clothing retailers that do not primarily sell plus size apparel.

Main Activities

  • Plus size clothing retailing
  • Plus size undergarment retailing
  • Plus size sports apparel retailing
  • Plus size outerwear retailing

Similar Industries

Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Obesity levels reflect the proportion of Australians that are overweight or obese. Rising obesity levels lead to more demand for plus size clothing. Despi...
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Levels of obesity
Demand from department stores
Real household discretionary income
Consumer sentiment index

Current Performance

Growth opportunities
Profit trends
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Growth opportunities
Profit
 Table: Plus Size Clothing Stores in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

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

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Consumers in Australia






Key Selling Industries

Men's and Boys' Wear Manufacturing in Australia
Women's and Girls' Wear Manufacturing in Australia
Tailoring and Clothing Accessories Manufacturing in Australia
Footwear Manufacturing in Australia
Clothing Wholesaling in Australia


Products & Services

Products in the Plus Size Clothing Stores industry are split between men's and women's merchandise. Most industry retailers specialise in a gender. For ex...
Consumers aged 55 years and over
Consumers aged 15 to 34 years




Demand Determinants

A range of factors influence demand for industry products, such as price, discretionary income, brand reputation, consumer sentiment, fashion trends, prod...
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Major Markets

Consumers aged 55 years and over
Consumers aged 15 to 34 years





 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Plus Size Clothing Stores in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

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

Market Share Concentration

The Plus Size Clothing Stores displays low market share concentration, with the four largest players expected to account for less than 40% of industry rev...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

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

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

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

Industry Globalization

City Chic Collective Limited, also known as Specialty Fashion Group Limited, is an Australian-owned clothing retailer that targets value-conscious consume...
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City Chic

 Table: City Chic - financial performance

Noni B

 Table: Noni B - financial performance

TS14 Plus

 Table: TS14 Plus - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Plus Size Clothing Stores industry exhibits low capital intensity. IBISWorld estimates that for every dollar spent on capital costs, $8.68 is spent on...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Plus Size Clothing Stores 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 Plus Size Clothing Stores 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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  • Industry Market Size
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  • Industry Major Players
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  • 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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