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Fashion forward: Demand for high-quality clothing will aid growth, but e-tailers remain a threat

IBISWorld’s Family Clothing Stores 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.

REPORT SNAPSHOT

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The essentiality of industry products has kept demand at family clothing stores relatively stable
  • With renewed demand, more nonemploying companies have entered the industry
  • Increased demand will enable retailers to return to prerecessionary price points

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    Demand for the Family Clothing Stores industry is dependent on changes in macroeconomic factors, such as disposable income and demographic changes in the US population. Spending on clothing in America lost momentum during the recession. The rapidly growing national unemployment rate, falling per capita disposable income and uncertainty about future finances caused many consumers to become cautious with their discretionary expenditures, hurting industry revenue. In the coming years, the industry is expected to perform strongly. Over the period, disposable income is expected to increase significantly, relative to its recessionary levels, boosting demand for industry products...

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    Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    Demand for the Family Clothing Stores industry is dependent on changes in macroeconomic factors, such as disposable income and demographic changes in the US population. Since the recession, the overall economy has undergone recovery, improving the business environment for industry operators. As per capita disposable income and consumer confidence climb, industry sales have grown accordingly, with some volatility as is customary in the industry. Furthermore, the strengthening of personal finances has resulted in stronger demand for high-quality, branded clothing. As a result, IBISWorld anticipates that revenue for the Family Clothing Stores industry will grow at an annualized rate of 0.8% to $104.9 billion over the five years to 2017.

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    Additional Insights for the Family Clothing Stores Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Family Clothing Stores Industry are

  • Having a clear market position
  • Ability to control stock on hand
  • Production of goods currently favored by the market
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Per capita disposable income and External competition for the Family Clothing Stores industry in the Family Clothing Stores industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Family Clothing Stores Industry?

    Family clothing retailers stock a general line of new clothing for men, women and children, without specializing in apparel for an individual gender or age group. Additional services include basic alterations such as hemming, taking in or letting out seams and lengthening or shortening sleeves.

    Industry Products
    Men's formal wear
    Men's casual wear
    Other men's wear
    Women's formal wear
    Women's casual wear
    Other women's wear
    Children's wear
    Industry Activities
    Retailing women's casual apparel
    Retailing men's casual apparel
    Retailing women's formal apparel
    Retailing men's formal apparel
    Retailing infant and children's apparel

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Per capita disposable income
  • External competition for the Family Clothing Stores industry
  • Import penetration into the manufacturing sector
  • Number of adults aged 20 to 64
  • World price of cotton

  • Current Performance
  • Operating trends over the past five years
  • Competition fuels the fire
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Sale trends
  • Cost and profit trends
  • Threats
  • Table: Family Clothing Stores Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Family Clothing Stores Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Men's & Boys' Apparel Manufacturing
  • Men's & Boys' Apparel Wholesaling
  • Women's & Children's Apparel Wholesaling
  • Women’s, Girls’ and Infants’ Apparel Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Women's casual wear
  • Children's wear
  • Other women's wear
  • Men's casual wear
  • Women's formal wear
  • Other men's wear
  • Men's formal wear
  • Chart: Family Clothing Stores Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Generation X
  • Baby boomers
  • Generation Y
  • Seniors aged 65 and over
  • Children aged nine and under
  • Commercial buyers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Family Clothing Stores Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Marketing, rent and other expenses
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Family Clothing Stores

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Family Clothing Stores Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    The TJX Companies Inc.Ross Stores Inc. Gap Inc.
  • Table: The TJX Companies Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Ross Stores Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Gap Inc. - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Family Clothing Stores Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Family Clothing Stores Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • World price of cotton (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Jargon & Glossary
    Brick And Mortar
  • Stores that have a physical presence and location, unlike e-tailers.
  • E-Tailer
  • A retailer that primarily sells goods and services via the internet. Many of these companies do not have brick-and-mortar locations.
  • En Vogue
  • French for "in fashion" or "in style."
  • Radio Frequency Identification (Rfid)
  • A technology that tracks products from the time they leave the assembly line to the time they leave the store by releasing continuous signals from a chip.
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    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
    • Helps you understand market dynamics to give you a deeper understanding of industry competition and the supply chain.
    • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.
    The Family Clothing Stores market research report includes:
    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
    • And of course, much more

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