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
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
The product segments for the Women's Clothing Stores industry are relatively stable, although fluctuations exist due to climate and fashion changes. Retailers are increasingly enhancing their product selections to include wider ranges of apparel to capture a larger market set. In general, IBISWorld estimates that the industry's revenue is primarily generated through the sale of tops, bottoms and outerwear.
Items that fall into this category include blouses, T-shirts, sweaters and cardigans. This segment accounts for an estimated 32.0%of industry revenue in 2015. Most women own more tops than dresses or pants; generally, bottoms are more versatile and can be worn with several top combinations... purchase to read more