Lingerie, Swimwear & Bridal Stores in Canada: Market Research Report

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Lingerie, Swimwear & Bridal Stores in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 44819CA | Jul 2014

Good fit: The industry will grow as disposable income rises and the price of cotton declines

The Lingerie, Swimwear & Bridal 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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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Industry operators retail specialized collections of clothing, bridal wear, costumes, lingerie, swimwear and uniforms. Over the five years to 2014, the Lingerie, Swimwear and Bridal Stores industry faced tough conditions. Industry operators primarily sell discretionary purchases, and spending on such items generally declines in periods of economic uncertainty, which is characteristic of the climate over the past five years. The industry is expected to perform much better over the five years to 2019, as per capita disposable income is expected to grow and the world price of cotton is expected to decline, which will reduce costs for industry operators... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

This industry has low barriers to entry. The start-up costs associated with a small operation are minimal and only require leasing of a space and links with some domestic wholesalers to supply industry items. Technological change in this industry is low and is barely applicable to new entrants that wish to start operating on a small scale. Starting up a new operation does not require any licensing from the government or other regulatory bodies unless the operators wish to work in niche markets such as mastectomy bras and breast prosthesis, making it relatively simple and easy for new entrants to set up shop.

However, operating on a large scale in this industry and becoming a mainstream brand do have some barriers to entry... purchase to read more


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What is the Lingerie, Swimwear & Bridal Stores Industry?

Industry operators retail specialized collections of clothing, bridal wear, costumes, lingerie, swimwear and uniforms. These items are procured from domestic and foreign manufacturers and wholesalers. Industry operators also provide basic tailoring services such as hemming and alteration of sleeves and inseams. This industry does not include general sales of apparel and athletic uniforms.

Industry Products
SwimwearLingerieBridal gowns and accessoriesFur apparelOthers
Industry Activities
Retailing uniforms (except athletic)Retailing lingerieRetailing fur apparelRetailing costumesProviding basic alterationsRetailing custom printed t-shirts Retailing hosieryRetailing swimwearRetailing bridal gowns

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