A tight fit: Declining mall traffic and strong growth in e-commerce has caused revenue to decline

The market for the Women's Clothing Stores industry in Texas is changing. Declining mall traffic and strong growth in e-commerce have hampered industry growth, causing industry revenue to fall. However, as disposable incomes in Texas and the number of households earning more than $100,000 increase, demand for specialty and high-end retailers is expected to grow. Over the five years to 2022, industry revenue is expected to recover slightly; as the economy improves and consumers are more able to purchase discretionary items, demand for women's apparel will rise, improving the sales of industry participants...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Despite the industry’s overall decline, demand for women’s clothing has been rising over the past five years
  • Online retailers have caused demand to shift toward e-commerce sales, causing industry revenue to fall
  • Rising demand for apparel will cause industry revenue to recover slowly
  • Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

    Similar to many other retail industries, establishments in the Women's Clothing Stores industry in Texas largely follow the spread of population distribution in the state. For example, the North region, which is home to two of the state's most populated cities, Dallas and Fort Worth, houses an estimated 31.3% of industry establishments. The Gulf and Central regions also contain a sizeable share of women's clothing stores in Texas, with 22.4% and 11.4% of industry establishments, respectively. Within each of these regions, establishments are largely clustered around population centers, where population density tends to be highest. For...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Women's Clothing Stores in Texas Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Women's Clothing Stores in Texas Industry are

  • Attractive product presentation
  • Establishment of brand names
  • Ability to control stock on hand
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Per capita disposable income in Texas and Households earning more than $100,000 in the Women's Clothing Stores in Texas industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Women's Clothing Stores in Texas Industry?

    This industry is composed of establishments that specialize in women’s wear, including misses’, juniors’, plus-size and maternity clothing. Operators in this industry undertake sales and administrative activities, such as customer service, advertising and cash handling. Some stores also offer basic alteration services on-site.

    Industry Products
  • Tops
  • Bottoms
  • Dresses
  • Other apparel & accessories
  • Outerwear
  • Underwear
  • Industry Activities
  • Selling women's shirts, blouses and other tops
  • Selling women's pants and jeans
  • Selling skirts and dresses
  • Selling women's outerwear and suits
  • Selling maternity wear
  • 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 in Texas
  • Households earning more than $100,000
  • Number of adults aged 20 to 64 in Texas
  • commerce sales

  • Current Performance
  • Mixed performance
  • Competition rises
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Industry landscape
  • Online disruptors
  • Table: Women's Clothing Stores in Texas Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Women's Clothing Stores in Texas Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

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

  • Products & Services
  • Tops
  • Bottoms
  • Dresses
  • Other apparel & accessories
  • Outerwear
  • Underwear
  • Chart: Women's Clothing Stores in Texas Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Major Markets
  • Highest income quintile
  • Fourth income quintile
  • Second income quintile
  • Third income quintile
  • Lowest income quintile
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Women's Clothing Stores in Texas Industry

  • Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesRent, utilities and depreciationMarketing and other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Women's Clothing Stores in Texas

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal Competition
  • External Competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Women's Clothing Stores in Texas Industry

  • Ascena Retail Group Inc., The Cato Corporation, Francesca's Holdings Corporation, New York & Company Inc., Sycamore Partners LLC,
  • Table: Ascena Retail Group Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: The Cato Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: Francesca's Holdings Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: New York & Company Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Sycamore Partners LLC - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Women's Clothing Stores in Texas 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 Women's Clothing Stores in Texas Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Per capita disposable income in Texas (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Athleisure Wear
  • Clothing that is deemed suitable for both exercise and every-day casual wear.
  • Brick-And-Mortar
  • A store that has a physical presence and location, as opposed to an online retailer.
  • E-Tailer
  • A retailer that primarily sells goods and services via the internet. Many of these companies do not have brick-and-mortar locations.
  • Fast-Fashion
  • Clothing collections based on the most recent runway shows.
  • Misses
  • A retail clothing segment targeted at fashion-conscious teen girls with relatively high levels of disposable income.
  • 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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