Online Designer Clothing Sales in the US: Market Research Report

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Online Designer Clothing Sales Market Research Report | Online Retail | Online Clothing & Accessories | Mar 2013

At the high end: Greater shopping online will support growth for designer apparel retailers

IBISWorld’s Online Designer Clothing Sales market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Market Share of Companies
Nordstrom Nordstrom market share market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 08-13
Annual Growth 13-18
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Growth of this relatively new industry has coincided with the increasing ubiquity of internet access, particularly broadband. The easier and more affordable it is to connect to the internet, the more accessible online designer apparel retailers are, making consumers more likely to purchase from these stores. The industry will continue expanding over the coming years, although an increasingly saturated market will result in relatively slower growth. Many of the same factors that contributed to the industry's ascent in previous years will carry forward over the next five, including the rising acceptance of online shopping. Furthermore, rising consumer confidence, and thus consumer spending, will aid the industry's long-term prospects.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Online Designer Clothing Sales industry is highly fragmented and has a low market share concentration, with the top four firms accounting for less than 40.0% of industry revenue. In fact, the top three market leaders – Saks Incorporated, Nordstrom and Gap Inc. – only represent an estimated 27.0% of the market. Over the past five years, their market share has steadily declined as new market entrants have been the primary driver of the industry's rapid capacity expansion and growth. The number of industry firms grew at a blistering 6.3% annualized rate from 2008 to 2013 to about 1,982... purchase to read more


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What is the Online Designer Clothing Sales Industry?

This industry sells designer apparel, shoes and accessories online. Industry operators may offer a wide variety of brands or a single designer's collections. Designer clothing carries the logo or name of a recognized designer, but the actual designer does not always create the clothing. Often, designer apparel is created under a licensing agreement with a manufacturing company.

Industry Products
Women's clothing and accessoriesMen's clothing and accessoriesFootwear and accessoriesChildren's clothing and accessories
Industry Activities
Selling designer clothing onlineSelling designer clothing accessories onlineSelling designer shoes online

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