Womenswear Stores in Australia - Market Research Report

Womenswear Stores industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 14.3%

Operators in the Womenswear Stores industry have faced difficult trading conditions over the past five years. Volatile consumer sentiment, limited disposable income growth and intense competition have defined the retail environment. Many consumers have become more cautious, cutting expenditure on discretionary items and saving rather than spending. This trend has continued throughout much of the five-year period, as consumers have remained nervous about global economic conditions. However, heavy investment in online sales channels has supported many industry operators over the period, particularly the larger players. Industry revenue is expected to increase at an annualised 1.8% over the five years through 2018-19, to $8.9 billion. This includes an a...
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Womenswear Stores industry outlook (2019-2024)

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Improved economic conditions are projected to encourage consumers to increase spending on items such as clothing over the next five years, which will likely benefit the Womenswear Stores industry. Forecast stability in global financial markets and the domestic economy is anticipated to support positive consumer sentiment over the next five years. In addition, household disposable income is forecast to increase at a stronger rate compared with over the previous five-year period, supporting industry operators. However, competition from international retailers, department stores and online-only retailers is likely to intensify, constraining sales growth. Industry revenue is anticipated to increase at an annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX...
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Womenswear Stores industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $9bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 12,591
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 54,539

Biggest companies in the Womenswear Stores industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Womenswear Stores in Australia industry include Noni B Limited, Woolworths International (Australia) Pty Limited, ARJ Group Holdings Pty Ltd and Premier Investments Limited.

  • pie_chart Noni B Limited Market Share: x.x%
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  • pie_chart Woolworths International (Australia) Pty Limited Market Share: x.x%
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  • pie_chart ARJ Group Holdings Pty Ltd Market Share: x.x%
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  • pie_chart Premier Investments Limited Market Share: x.x%
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What is Womenswear Stores industry?

Industry Definition

Industry companies retail a range of new indoor and outdoor home furniture, such as couches, beds, tables and chairs through the internet. Industry operators typically purchase goods from domestic and international manufacturers and wholesalers, and sell them online to the public.

Industry Products and Services

  • Lounge and dining room furniture
  • Other furniture
  • Bedroom furniture
  • Outdoor furniture
  • All Others

Industry Activities

  • Online sale of lounge furniture
  • Online sale of dining room furniture
  • Online sale of bedroom furniture
  • Online sale of outdoor furniture

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry companies retail women’s clothing. Industry firms include specialist women’s clothing stores and unisex clothing retailers that sell women’s clothes. The industry excludes department stores and online-only retailers.

Main Activities

  • Women's clothing retailing
  • Women's accessory retailing
  • Women's foundation garment retailing
  • Women's sports clothing retailing
  • Women's fur and leather clothing retailing

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Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

The consumer sentiment index measures how people feel about their financial situation and overall economic conditions. Households tend to spend more when ...
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Consumer sentiment index
Real household disposable income
Demand from department stores
Demand from online shopping

Current Performance

Competition
Consolidation
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Intensifying competition
Further consolidation
 Table: Womenswear Stores in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

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

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Consumers in Australia






Key Selling Industries

Women's and Girls' Wear Manufacturing in Australia
Clothing Wholesaling in Australia
Retail Property Operators in Australia




Products & Services

Industry retailers stock a variety of clothing for women, including dresses, pants, skirts, tops, coats and underwear. Many corporate offices have been re...
People aged 15 to 34
People aged 35 to 54




Demand Determinants

A range of factors influence demand for womenswear, such as price, disposable income, consumer sentiment, discretionary spending, weather conditions, fash...
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Major Markets

People aged 15 to 34
People aged 35 to 54





 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Womenswear 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 Womenswear Stores industry displays low market share concentration, with the top four major players expected to account for less than 40% of industry ...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

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

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

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

Industry Globalization

Noni B Limited, also known as Noni B Group, is a women's fashion retailer founded in 1977. The company operates in the industry through a national network...
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Noni B

 Table: Noni B - financial performance

Country Road

 Table: Country Road - financial performance

Sussan Group

 Table: Sussan Group - financial performance

Premier Investments

 Table: Premier Investments - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Womenswear Stores industry exhibits low capital intensity. For every dollar spent on capital in the current year, an estimated $9.00 will be spent on ...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Womenswear 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 Womenswear 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)
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Liabilities, %

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