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 Locations Chapter
The geographic spread of the Women's Clothing Stores industry largely follows the country's distribution of population. This is typically the case with retail industries because they rely heavily on consumer purchases. Ontario is the most densely populated province, with 38.7% of the country's population. The region also generates 39.9% of total industry revenue. Its location on the Great Lakes gives this area easy access to imports from the United States and a well established transportation network.
Quebec is another important region for this industry. With 23.1% of Canada's population, it generates about 24.0% of total women's clothing stores revenue. The region also has access to key waterways that make transporting goods easier and less costly... purchase to read more