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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

IBISWorld’s Children's & Infants' Clothing Stores market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$921m
Annual Growth 10-15
0.6%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
13,128
Businesses
616
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

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The geographic distribution of children's and infants' clothing stores largely corresponds with the distribution of the population. Ontario and Quebec command the greatest share of industry establishments and population, at 69.4% and 61.9%, respectively. Both regions have access to key waterways, which reduces transportation costs. Moreover, Ontario's proximity to the Great Lakes gives the region the advantage of imports from the United States.

British Columbia and Alberta combined hold 23.0% of industry establishments. Both regions also account for a collective 24.4% of the population. The other, more northern regions combined account for 7.6% of industry establishments... 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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