Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Lingerie Stores industry is made up of retailers that primarily sell intimate apparel for women. While the trend toward lingerie as a fashion item and not just a necessity boosted lingerie sales prior to the recession, weak spending conditions following low consumer confidence and disposable income led to this industry's decline in recent years. Nonetheless, more innovative and fashionable products that cater to America's changing demographics are expected to drive this industry's rebound in the coming years.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
The industry sells an assortment of intimate apparel for women including bras, corsets, panties and sleepwear. In the past decade, the lingerie market has been driven by the advent of modern technologies and fabrics. Consequently, more innovative products, including laser-cut seamless bras and molded t-shirt bras and fashionable lingerie have been introduced in the industry. Women have also subsequently changed their views toward lingerie with such developments; they have begun to see lingerie as a part of fashion rather than as just a necessity.
Bras account for the largest share of industry revenue in 2014, about 48.0%... purchase to read more