Clothing Stores in China: Market Research Report

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Clothing Stores Market Research Report | Oct 2015

Dressed to impress: Industry revenue returns to strong growth following economic instability

The Clothing Stores market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the past five years, revenue for the Clothing Store industry in China has been growing at an annualized rate of 8.1%. Slower growth from 2012 has been mainly due to the weaker performance of the Chinese economy and a high level of inventory repressing product prices. In 2015, revenue is set to grow just 5.9% to $22.9 billion.

Overall, industry growth was strong in the past decade due to the opening of the market in accordance with China's World Trade Organization commitments. After 2001, foreign capital streamed in, bringing with it experienced management and systems. And as the Chinese economy developed, living standards improved and demand for fashion products grew.... purchase to read more

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Over the five years through 2015, revenue for the Clothing Store industry in China has been increasing at an annualized rate of 8.1% per year – from $15.5 billion in 2010 to an estimated $22.9 billion in 2015. Overall industry growth has been driven by the strong performance of Chinese economy and improving living standards. However, as the Chinese economy began to cool down and inventory built up, revenue growth has slowed.

Performance trends

Since China's accession to the World Trade Organization in 2001, foreign retailers have begun to enter the Chinese market, putting downward pressure on retail prices for clothing. At the same time, however, the consumer in China has been growing in sophistication, focusing less on low-end and more on mid-range clothing... purchase to read more


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What is the Clothing Stores Industry?

The Clothing Store industry is part of the retail sector in China. Operators in this industry retail clothing for men, women, and children, as well as clothing accessories such as scarves, socks, belts and ties. The major sites for retailing operations are clothing specialty stores, franchised stores, and independent outlets.

Industry Products
Upper outer garmentsUnderwearFormal and casual trousersSweatersJeansSkirtsSportswear and shorts
Industry Activities
Men's clothing retailingWomen's clothing retailingChildren's clothing retailingSportswear retailingLeather and fur clothing retailingUnderwear and sweater retailingClothing accessories retailingOther clothing retailing

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