Overview

Lookin' good: Favorable economic growth is expected to continue, boosting demand

IBISWorld’s Lingerie Stores 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
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$7bn
Annual Growth
11-16
1.9%
Annual Growth
16-21
Profit
Employment
70,295
Business
19,337

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Product line expansion and favorable consumer trends have boosted demand
  • On average, lingerie stores are able to secure higher margins than general apparel retailers
  • TheLingerie Stores industry will continue to face high external competition

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The multibillion-dollar Lingerie Stores industry is composed of retailers that predominantly sell lingerie, with large-format stores also selling related clothing such as shapewear, nightwear and swimwear. Following a drop in spending during the recession, demand for industry products has rebounded strongly. In the coming years, favorable economic growth is expected to continue, boosting demand for the industry...

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    Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    The Lingerie Stores industry exhibits a high level of market share concentration, with the three largest operators representing 90.4% of total industry demand in 2016. While many small players specialized in selling lingerie, industry behemoth L Brands Inc. dominates the industry with its established Victoria's Secret brand; in 2016, IBISWorld estimates that L Brands holds 83.5% of total industry revenue. While no other operator is expected to account for over 5.0% of industry revenue, industry retailers such as Soma and Aerie account for a notable 3.8% and 3.1% of industry demand, respectively. Aside from these players, smaller operators typically serve narrow local markets, own one location and stock lingerie brands that are not exclusive to the store. Sto..

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    Additional Insights for the Lingerie Stores Industry

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

  • Proximity to key markets
  • Establishment of brand names
  • Attractive product presentation
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Per capita disposable income and Percentage of services conducted online in the Lingerie Stores industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Lingerie Stores Industry?

    This industry includes retailers that predominantly sell intimate apparel for women, including bras, panties and other lingerie items. Such stores also frequently sell related items such as shapewear, sleepwear, swimwear and other apparel.

    Industry Products
    Bras, girdles and corsets
    Lingerie and sleepwear
    Hosiery, pantyhose, socks and tights
    Industry Activities
    Retailing lingerie
    Retailing bras
    Retailing panties
    Retailing corsets

    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
  • Percentage of services conducted online
  • Number of adults aged 20 to 64
  • World price of cotton

  • Current Performance
  • New markets, new products
  • Profit and pricing
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Price-premium goods
  • Customers and competition
  • Table: Lingerie Stores Industry Revenue Outlook

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

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

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

  • Products & Services
  • Lingerie and sleepwear
  • Bras, girdles and corsets
  • Hosiery, pantyhose, socks and tights
  • Chart: Lingerie Stores Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Consumers aged 45 to 54
  • Consumers aged 35 to 44
  • Consumers aged 25 to 34
  • Consumers aged 55 to 64
  • Consumers older than 65
  • Consumers younger than 25
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Lingerie 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
  • Rent, utilities and depreciation
  • Marketing and other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Lingerie Stores

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal Competition
  • External Competition

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

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    L Brands
  • Table: L Brands - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Lingerie 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 Lingerie Stores Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Per capita disposable income (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Lingerie
  • Female intimate apparel, or undergarments.
  • Shapewear
  • Foundation garments worn to mold and shape the upper body into a desired shape for aesthetic or medical purposes.
  • Sleepwear
  • Lingerie including camisoles, pajamas and nightgowns.
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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 Lingerie 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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