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 Key Buyers Chapter
Market share concentration within the Women's Clothing Stores industry is low. The two largest industry players constitute 23.9% of the industry's market share. As such, the industry has a low market share concentration. While the industry's major companies each operate several hundred locations, there are many small-scale stores that run on a regional basis, serving only their local market. Over the five years to 2016, market share concentration has been steady. Many large operators such as Reitmans have declined in market share, while mid-size operators such as Dynamite have expanded within the market.
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