Women's Clothing Stores in the US: Market Research Report

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Women's Clothing Stores Market Research Report | NAICS 44812 | Mar 2016

The right fit: Improved consumer conditions will drive sales of premium clothing

The Women's 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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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Despite declining mall traffic and competition from thriving superstore retailers, the Women's Clothing Stores industry has remained relatively strong over the past five years. Disposable income and consumer sentiment are on the rise, driving increased demand for the high-end products carried by many industry companies. The industry is expected to continue growing over the next five years, buoyed by a rise in high-income households. However, competition from discount department stores and online retailers is expected to intensify... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

Industry value added (IVA), or the industry's contribution to the overall economy, is expected to grow an annualized 1.0% over the 10 years to 2021, while GDP is estimated grow 2.3% per year on average over the same period. IVA growth below GDP usually indicates a declining industry, however, the Women's Clothing Stores industry exhibits characteristics typical of a mature industry. Women's clothing stores have a wholehearted market acceptance, as proven by their recovery from the short lapse in sales, but many of the major players are merging in the wake of weak mall sales. External competition has also plagued industry operators, and continues to hamper sales... purchase to read more


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What is the Women's Clothing Stores Industry?

This industry is composed of establishments that specialize in women's wear, including misses', juniors', plus-size and maternity clothing. Operators in this industry undertake sales and administrative activities, such as customer service, advertising and cash handling. Some stores also offer basic alteration services on-site.

Industry Products
Other apparel and accessories UnderwearOuterwearDressesBottomsTops
Industry Activities
Selling women's shirts, blouses and other topsSelling women's pants and jeansSelling skirts and dressesSelling women's outerwear and suitsSelling maternity wear

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