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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 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.

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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 Analysis Chapter

Apparel purchases, especially women's apparel, are largely made on a discretionary basis; consumers make these purchases out of necessity, but also to keep up with fashionable trends. Therefore, demand for the Women's Clothing Stores industry is closely tied to trends in disposable income and consumer sentiment. During the peak of the recession, consumer confidence dropped drastically due to the weakening global economy. Subsequently, per capita disposable income dipped as a result of a sharp increase in the national unemployment rate, and industry revenue declined as consumers tightened their budgets and cut clothing purchases.

As personal disposable income has rebounded at an annualized rate of 0.4%, industry revenue has climbed out of its five-year low... 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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