Laced up: Continued economic gains will encourage further industry growth

Due to favorable economic conditions, the Lingerie, Swimwear and Bridal Stores industry is expected to grow over the five years to 2018. Since most industry products are considered discretionary, the industry typically trends in line with the health of the overall economy; over the past five years, as per capita disposable income increased, the industry was supported by greater consumer spending power. Despite these gains, industry growth has been somewhat stifled by competition from other retail industries. This industry primarily experiences competition from other industries that retail similar products, such as department stores, discount outlets and e-commerce sites. Continued economic gains will encourage further industry growth over the five years to 2023...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$18bn
Annual Growth 13-18
2.2%
Forecast Growth 18-23
Profit
Employment
159,806
Businesses
45,526
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Industry growth has been somewhat stifled by competition from other retail industries
  • General merchandisers competing for the same customer base has limited industry revenue growth
  • The industry will experience an uptick in demand due to a strong increase in the number of international trips by US residents
  • Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    The Lingerie, Swimwear and Bridal stores industry has a low level of capital intensity, which is similar to most participants in the retail industry. IBISWorld estimates that for every $1.00 spent on wages, the industry will allocate $0.06 toward capital investment. Retailing industries are typically labor intensive because staff is required to serve customers. Labor costs are incurred through assisting patrons, re-stocking shelves and maintaining control of inventory levels.Capital expenditure in this industry comes in the form of cash registers and, in some cases, inventory management systems that permit operators to keep track of sales and reordering. Additional capital costs can be incurred from anti-theft technology. Cap...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Lingerie, Swimwear & Bridal Stores Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Lingerie, Swimwear & Bridal Stores Industry are

  • Ability to control stock on hand
  • Superior financial management and debt management
  • Production of goods currently favored by the market
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Per capita disposable income and International trips by US residents in the Lingerie, Swimwear & Bridal Stores industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Lingerie, Swimwear & Bridal Stores Industry?

    Operators in this industry retail specialized lines of clothing, including bridal gowns, costumes, lingerie, uniforms and swimwear. These products are purchased from domestic and international manufacturers and wholesalers, and then retailed to the general public. Industry operators also often provide custom apparel through alterations such as hemming; taking in or letting out seams; or lengthening or shortening sleeves.

    Industry Products
  • Lingerie
  • Swimwear
  • Bridal gowns
  • Uniforms
  • Custom-made garments
  • Furs and leather goods
  • Costumes
  • Hosiery
  • Industry Activities
  • Retailing bridal gowns
  • Retailing costumes
  • Retailing custom printed t-shirts
  • Retailing fur apparel
  • Retailing hosiery
  • Retailing lingerie
  • Retailing swimwear
  • Retailing uniforms (except athletic)
  • Providing basic alterations
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Per capita disposable income
  • International trips by US residents
  • Number of adults aged 20 to 64
  • Percentage of services conducted online

  • Current Performance
  • Incomes and demographics
  • Rising competition
  • Meeting demand
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Stronger spending
  • Competition
  • Profit and industry landscape
  • Table: Lingerie, Swimwear & Bridal Stores Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Lingerie, Swimwear & Bridal Stores Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • 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
  • Lingerie
  • Swimwear
  • Bridal gowns
  • Uniforms
  • Hosiery
  • Costumes
  • Furs and leather goods
  • Custom-made garments
  • Chart: Lingerie, Swimwear & Bridal Stores Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Consumers aged 25 to 44
  • Consumers aged 45 to 64
  • Consumers over 65 years old
  • Consumers under 25 years old
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Lingerie, Swimwear & Bridal Stores Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Rent, depreciation and other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Lingerie, Swimwear & Bridal Stores

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Lingerie, Swimwear & Bridal Stores Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    L Brands Inc.,
  • Table: L Brands Inc. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Lingerie, Swimwear & Bridal Stores Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

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

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Lingerie, Swimwear & Bridal Stores Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Per capita disposable income (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Baby Boomers
  • The demographic of Americans born between 1946 and 1964, accounting for a major proportion of the population.
  • Brick-And-Mortar Store
  • A store that has a physical presence and location, as opposed to an online retailer.
  • 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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