Women's Clothing Stores in Canada: Market Research Report

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Women's Clothing Stores in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 44812CA | Jun 2015

Sale season: The number of industry operators will increase, raising the level of competition

The Women's 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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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the past five years, the Women's Clothing Stores industry has benefited from improving demand as consumer spending levels recovered over the postrecessionary period. The industry is positioned for consistent revenue growth over the next five years, as the Canadian economy continues to stabilize and consumers have reliable sources of income for discretionary spending. M&A activity is anticipated to continue among the industry's top players as certain brands fizzle out and others enter the spotlight; as they do, new business opportunities will become available for large companies looking to update their brand portfolios... purchase to read more

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Capital intensity within the Women's Clothing Stores industry is low. For every dollar spent on labour, the typical operator dedicates $0.08 to capital expenses. Women's clothing stores require staff to provide high levels of customer service. Staff members are also required for merchandising tasks and processing sales. Capital costs include items such as cash registers and computer systems.

Over the past five years, capital intensity has remained relatively unchanged. While investments in capital equipment have grown as technology has advanced, wage costs have also grown. The mounting focus on customer service has caused retailers to hire more highly skilled workers. As such, wage costs have increased from 13.0% of revenue in 2010 to 13.4% expected in 2015... purchase to read more


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What is the Women's Clothing Stores Industry?

Stores participating in this industry specialize in women's wear, including juniors' clothes, misses' clothes, plus-size fashion and maternity wear. Many retailers also sell accessories and other apparel (such as men's and children's), that are traditionally undertaken by industries such as Men's Clothing Stores industry (IBISWorld report 44811CA) and Children's and Infants' Clothing Stores industry (IBISWorld report 44813CA).

Industry Products
Tops (blouses, shirts and T-shirts)Bottoms (pants, skirts and jeans)DressesOuterwearUndergarments and sports apparel
Industry Activities
Selling women's topsSelling women's bottomsSelling women's dressesSelling women's outerwearSelling women's active apparelSelling women's swimsuitsSelling women's undergarments

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