Department Stores & Shopping Malls in China: Market Research Report

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Department Stores & Shopping Malls Market Research Report | Jun 2014

IBISWorld’s Department Stores & Shopping Malls market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Over the five years through 2014, revenue for the Department Stores and Shopping Mall industry in China has been growing 12.2% per year to an estimated $193.6 billion. With the implementation of the new income tax law for individuals in September 2011, per capita disposable income and consumption power has been growing. In 2014, revenue growth is expected to be 7.7%.

Establishment numbers (i.e. retail store locations) are estimated at 5,274 in 2014, up 3.2% for the year. However, the number of enterprises is set to fall 5.2% to 601 due to increased merger activity and unprofitable companies exiting the industry. Industry profitability is estimated at 5.0% of revenue. Before rebounding in 2010, profit was low, at between 2.0% and 3.0%.... purchase to read more

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Department stores, and particularly shopping malls, require large investments in fixed assets. Stores provide comfortable shopping environments and invest in fixtures and fittings. In general, department stores usually have a commercial area of between 5,000 to 30,000 square meters, while shopping malls usually have commercial areas of more than 30,000 square meters. Large capital requirements raise barriers for small players to enter the industry.

Considering the relatively low industry profitability and large initial investment, the investment recovery period is relatively long. In general, the investment recovery period of a department store is about five years, while the period of a shopping mall is more than seven years... purchase to read more


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What is the Department Stores & Shopping Malls Industry?

Department stores and shopping malls in China are mainly engaged in the large-scale retailing of a wide range of merchandise across many categories. These activities are generally managed centrally within one building. The industry's major products categories are: clothing and footwear; jewelry; cosmetics; home furnishings and decor; electronic appliances; and food and beverages.

Industry Products
Luxury storesFashion storesOutlet storesDepartment storesLogistic storesShopping malls
Industry Activities
Retail activities of luxury merchandise storesRetail activities of fashion merchandise storesRetail activities of discount merchandise storesRetail activities of department storesRetail activities of shopping malls

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