Children's & Infants' Clothing Stores in Canada: Market Research Report

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Children's & Infants' Clothing Stores in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 44813CA | Feb 2015

Growing up: Revenue will rise, but competition from alternative retailers is increasing

The Children's & Infants' Clothing Stores market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The industry has had to battle against tough external competition. Many department stores and international brands started selling children's clothing in Canada, which reduced the overall price point at which such items are sold. Additionally, significant volatility in the price of cotton has resulted in shrinking profit margins. However, the industry has slowly recovered from the financial crisis, increasing slightly over the past five years. In the next five years, per capita disposable income is expected to rise and a falling unemployment rate will support stronger industry revenue growth. Nevertheless, the industry will continue to experience intense competition from alternative retailers, threatening industry growth... purchase to read more

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Girls' clothing

Girls' clothing purchases include dresses, pants, and tops. This segment will account for an estimated 52.6% of industry revenue in 2015. Girls' clothing trends closely mirror those of women's fashion trends, in that the popularity of fast fashion has made its way to girls' clothing racks. Fast fashion, where the latest catwalk designs are offered at retail stores faster, has played a significant role in this segment's stable share of industry revenue in the past five years to 2015. Although discretionary spending was scaled back due to the recession, industry retailers increasingly marketed to the tween demographic (girls aged eight to 12), which helped offset any decline in this segment's share of industry revenue... purchase to read more


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What is the Children's & Infants' Clothing Stores Industry?

This industry comprises specialized clothing retailers that sell a wide range of ready-to-wear infant and children's clothing. Supplementary services include basic alterations such as hemming and taking in, or letting out, seams. This industry excludes retail sales from department stores, mass merchants and online-only retailers.

Industry Products
Boys' clothingGirls' clothingInfants' and toddlers' clothing
Industry Activities
Operating children's clothing storesOperating infants' clothing storesOperating toddlers' clothing stores

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