Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Wear and tear
The level of competition is intensifying, as online retailers and department stores take sales away from industry retailers. In light of the competitive environment, players will increasingly focus on niche products to boost demand. Nevertheless, a return to spending will support modest growth, as consumers begin to purchase industry products again, including wedding dresses and lingerie... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter
The capital costs associated with establishing a new store within the Lingerie, Swimwear and Bridal Stores industry are low and largely not expected to change. However, there are factors to consider that can have an indirect impact on the investments required.
Expenditure on wages and salaries in this industry is expected to account for 17.5% of revenue in 2013, which is the second-greatest expense for the industry. Despite this high share, this figure is in line with the retail sector, with some industries having wages as a proportion of revenue rise as high as 20.0%... purchase to read more