Online Women's Clothing Sales in the UK: Market Research Report

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Online Women's Clothing Sales Market Research Report | Online Retail | Online Clothing & Accessories | Mar 2013

Fast fashion: Increased information technology adoption encourages shoppers to purchase online

IBISWorld’s Online Women's Clothing Sales market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Arcadia Group Limited Arcadia Group Limited market share
ASOS Plc ASOS Plc market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 08-13
Annual Growth 13-18
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The British economy has struggled over the past five years as the onset of the financial crisis severely affected consumer and business confidence as financial markets became turbulent. The retail sector struggled as a result, particularly as conditions were exacerbated by tumultuous conditions across the eurozone. The British retail sector struggled as a result, however, the Online Women's Clothing Sales industry grew rapidly as online shopping became increasingly popular with consumers. There has been significant increase in the adoption of information technology over the past five years and this has translated into consumers turning to online shopping to purchase clothing... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The industry's three largest players are expected to account for approximately 16% of industry revenue. This is indicative of an industry with a low level of concentration, yet the vast number of operators indicates a high level of competition. In 2012-13, IBISWorld expects the number of industry establishments will rise by 11.6%.

The growth exhibited by the industry over the past five years indicates that market share concentration will likely begin to change and more formidable players will emerge. As with any industry, there will be some niche areas such as maternity, plus size and petite product offerings. Technology is also expected to play a role in creating a point of difference... purchase to read more


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What is the Online Women's Clothing Sales Industry?

Businesses in this industry sell women's and junior's clothing via the internet. This includes online-only retailers as well as bricks-and-mortar stores that have an online presence.

Industry Products
TopsPants and skirts (including denim)DressesOuterwear
Industry Activities
Selling women's shirts, blouses and other topsSelling women's pants and jeansSelling skirts and dressesSelling women's outwear and suitsSelling maternity wear

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