Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Over the past five years, revenue for the Department Stores and Shopping Mall industry in China has been growing 9.2% per year. With the implementation of the new income tax law for individuals in September 2011, per capita disposable income and consumption power has been growing. As a result, revenue is expected to increase 10.2% in 2012 to total $87.5 billion from 2011.
Establishment numbers are estimated at 5,092 in 2012, up 5.9% for the year. However, the number of enterprises is set to fall 9.8% to 697 due to increased merger activities and unprofitable stores exiting the industry. Industry profitability is estimated at 5.2% of revenue. Before rebounding in 2010, profit was low, at between 2.0% and 3.0%.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter
The industry's four largest companies are estimated to account for about 12.1% of industry revenue in 2012. In general, the industry concentration level is low, although is does vary across segments. In the luxury store segment, the concentration level is higher and there are only a few large players, such as Lufthansa Shopping Center. In contrast, concentration in the traditional department store segment is much lower.
Industry concentration in first-grade markets is relatively high as this is often the first choice for large, well-established retailers, due to stronger consuming power, lower competition (due to higher entry barriers), and higher margins... purchase to read more