Couture kids: Spending on children's clothing will continue growing, especially on high-end brands
The Children's & Infants' 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.
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 08-13
Annual Growth 13-18
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Children's and Infants' Clothing Stores industry will experience steady growth over the next five years as revived sentiment boosts overall sales. Consumers will continue to focus on brand names, driving sales for major companies like Babies 'R' Us and Gymboree. Over the next five years, merger and acquisition activity will be common, with major players purchasing less-profitable operations to gain market share... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
IBISWorld estimates that girls' clothing accounts for 36.3% of industry revenue. Girls' clothing purchases include a higher level of discretionary spending; females' fashion trends trickle down to children's apparel, making girls more likely to wear the latest fashions. Dresses, pants and tops are the three most popular product categories. Demand for many of these products can be seasonal, with demand for pants higher in the winter and demand for shorts and t-shirts higher in the summer. During the past five years, this segment has declined in its share of industry revenue because discretionary purchases were put on hold during the recession. IBISWorld expects this category to expand over the next five years... purchase to read more
What is the Children's & Infants' Clothing Stores Industry?
This industry includes specialized clothing retailers that sell a wide range of infant and children's wear, such as dresses, jackets, jumpsuits, sleepwear and more. Supplementary services include basic alterations like hemming, taking in or letting out seams, and lengthening or shortening sleeves. Sales from department stores and online-only retailers are excluded from the industry.
Girls' clothingInfants' and toddlers' clothingBoys' clothing
Retailing girls' clothingRetailing boys' clothingRetailing infant clothingRetailing toddler clothing