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 Locations Chapter
The nature of the industry is such that industry operators need not establish themselves in expensive real estate markets. However, the industry does include companies with physical outlet stores and an online presence. As a result, many multichannel retailers tend to headquarter themselves in business districts such as London. Still, industry players will likely establish distribution and warehousing facilities in less expensive areas, incurring lower costs and better infrastructure. However, London remains the region with the highest number of establishments as the capital is one of the United Kingdom's largest business hubs.
Other significant regions include the North West, East of England and the South East... purchase to read more