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In fashion: Consumers have actively sought better deals online to save money

IBISWorld’s Online Baby & Infant Apparel Sales 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.

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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The ndustry has benefited from the prevalence of deal seeking consumers who turn to online platforms to seek bargains
  • Higher clothing prices during the recession cut into operators' profit margins
  • Rising consumer spending levels will underpin growth for most retail industries, including e-tailers

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    Even though the US economy has followed a largely positive trajectory, overall economic growth has been sluggish over the past five years. Consequently, the industry has benefited from the prevalence of deal-seeking consumers, who have increasingly started using the online platform to seek out bargains. Additionally, increasing consumer purchasing power, continued adoption of the internet as a shopping platform and declining free time will drive industry growth over the outlook period...

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    Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    This industry has a low level of market share concentration. The top four players in the industry are expected to account for 43.0% of revenue in 2016. Since the industry has low barriers to entry and exit, and given its surge in popularity over the past five years, many new players have entered the market. Even larger corporations that have a history of operating brick-and-mortar establishments have not been able to acquire a large amount of market share. However, market share concentration has increased significantly over the past five years, as first movers in this space have benefited from acquiring loyal customers. Add..

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    Additional Insights for the Online Baby & Infant Apparel Sales Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Online Baby & Infant Apparel Sales Industry are

  • Ability to control stock on hand
  • Ability to quickly adopt new technology
  • Provision of superior after sales service
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Per capita disposable income and Number of broadband connections in the Online Baby & Infant Apparel Sales industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Online Baby & Infant Apparel Sales Industry?

    Companies in this industry sell baby and infant apparel online. The industry includes online-only e-tailers as well as brick-and-mortar stores that also have an online presence.

    Industry Products
    Toddler girls' clothing
    Toddler boys' clothing
    Infant clothing
    Footwear
    Infant's furniture
    Other baby goods
    Industry Activities
    Retailing toddler apparel for girls
    Retailing toddler apparel for boys
    Retailing infant 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
  • Number of broadband connections
  • Number of births
  • External competition
  • World price of cotton

  • Current Performance
  • Brick-and-mortar stores versus online stores
  • Industry challenges
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Changing consumer tastes
  • External competition and technology trends
  • Table: Online Baby & Infant Apparel Sales Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Online Baby & Infant Apparel Sales Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Apparel Knitting Mills
  • Costume & Team Uniform Manufacturing
  • Cut and Sew Manufacturers

  • Products & Services
  • Toddler girls' clothing
  • Toddler boys' clothing
  • Infant clothing
  • Footwear
  • Other baby goods
  • Infant's furniture
  • Chart: Online Baby & Infant Apparel Sales Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Highest income quintile
  • Fourth 20 percent income quintile
  • Third 20 percent income quintile
  • Second 20 percent income quintile
  • Lowest income quintile
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Online Baby & Infant Apparel Sales Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWages and depreciationMarketingOther costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Online Baby & Infant Apparel Sales

  • Basis of Competition
    Internal competitionExternal competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Online Baby & Infant Apparel Sales Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Children's Place Inc.Carter's Inc.Gap Inc.
  • Table: Children's Place Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Carter's Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Gap Inc. - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Online Baby & Infant Apparel Sales 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 Online Baby & Infant Apparel Sales Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • World price of cotton (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Brick And Mortar
  • A store that has a physical presence and location, as opposed to an online retailer.
  • 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.
  • Search Engine Optimization (Seo)
  • The process of improving a website or web page's visibility in search engines.
  • Smartphone
  • A mobile phone that offers advanced PC-like capabilities.
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    • 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
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