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Personal Shopping Services in the US: Market Research Report

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Personal Shopping Services Market Research Report | Consumer Goods & Services | Personal Services | Mar 2014

Shopping outsourced: Growth will slow as competition increases in this highly fragmented industry

IBISWorld’s Personal Shopping Services market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$762m
Annual Growth 09-14
4.1%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
28,292
Businesses
27,105
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Coming off the recession, consumers have higher levels of disposable income to spend on shopping. But with unemployment decreasing, they have less time to actually go out and shop. Therefore, personal shoppers are in high demand, with revenue growing fairly quickly in the five years to 2014. This trend will slow in the five years to 2019, as the industry becomes increasingly fragmented.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Apparel purchases

Apparel purchases account for the majority of industry revenue at 41.3% of the total in 2014. Consumers rely on personal shopper expertise to select apparel that best meets their style preferences, body type and lifestyle. Women account for the overwhelming majority of demand for industry apparel purchases; their share of total apparel purchases accounts for 31.1% of industry revenue and is expected to increase as more women enter the workforce and have limited leisure time for activities like shopping. Outside competition from customized e-commerce shopping and premium personal shopping services at brick and mortar stores have cut into apparel purchase services, reducing this segment's share of total industry revenue... purchase to read more

 


Industry ProductsRelated ReportsTable of Contents

What is the Personal Shopping Services Industry?

This industry provides personal shopping services. Personal shoppers assist individuals by purchasing items on their behalf, suggesting items to purchase and providing style assistance. Personal shoppers employed by department stores (IBISWorld report 45211) and e-commerce sites (report 45411a) are not included in this industry. Personal shoppers serving corporations only are also not included in this industry.

Industry Products
Wardrobe consultationsWomen's wear purchasesMen's wear purchasesFootwear purchasesElectronics, hobby and toy purchasesFollow-up consultations
 
Industry Activities
Wardrobe auditsStyle consultationsPersonal shopping


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