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Women's Clothing Stores in Canada: Market Research Report

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Women's Clothing Stores in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 44812CA | Mar 2014

Sale season: Revenue will rise, but an increasing number of new entrants will escalate competition

IBISWorld’s Women's Clothing Stores market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$5bn
Annual Growth 09-14
1.2%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
52,538
Businesses
4,137
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Sales of women's clothing is largely dependent on levels of disposable income. As the economy continues to gain momentum after the recession, disposable income will rise and support growth for the Women's Clothing Stores industry over the next five years. Additionally, the number of stores will grow, increasing competition in an already rather saturated market. This, coupled with competition from online sales, will further strain individual operators... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Women's Clothing Stores industry is in a mature life cycle stage. Its contribution to the Canadian economy – measured through its industry value added (IVA) – is growing in line with GDP. Over the 10 years to 2019, IBISWorld projects IVA will grow at an average annual rate of 2.9%; meanwhile Canadian GDP is forecast to grow at 3.1% per year, on average. These similar growth rates indicate a mature life cycle stage.

Moreover, the number of industry establishments is growing at a steady pace and is expected to continue in this fashion over the next five years. Between 2009 and 2019, the number of women's clothing stores is forecast to grow at an annualized rate of 2.5% to 4,579. This steady and moderate growth is indicative of the stable demand for women's apparel... 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), activities that are traditionally undertaken by industries such as Men's Clothing Stores (44811) and Children's and Infants' Clothing Stores (44813).

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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