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

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Online Women's Clothing Retailing Market Research Report | SIC UK0.016 | Jan 2017

The height of fashion: Continuing IT adoption is expected to boost industry revenue

IBISWorld’s Online Women's Clothing Retailing 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.

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Market Share of Companies
Asos plc Asos plc market share
The Net-A-Porter Group Ltd The Net-A-Porter Group Ltd market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Online Women's Clothing Retailing industry has grown rapidly over the past five years, with an anticipated increase in IT adoption supporting revenue growth. Online shopping has become increasingly popular amongst busy consumers over the past decade. The global recession in 2009 encouraged consumers to attempt to minimise their expenditure and, as a result, many consumers began searching online for the best deals. This mindset continued into the five-year period through 2016-17, with an increasing number of consumers searching online for the best prices, which has supported industry growth. However, over the past five years, traditional retail operators have invested considerably in expanding their online operations, intensifying external competition... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The industry is estimated to have a low level of market share concentration. The four largest operators are expected to account for 18.3% of industry revenue in the current year, displaying that the industry is highly fragmented, IBISWorld forecasts that enterprises will increase by 6.5% in the current year, which is expected to further bolster competitive pressures and increase industry fragmentation.

Over the past decade, the industry has grown exponentially, with the increased use of internet services supporting expansion. In the coming years, larger operators are expected to tighten their grip on the industry and increase their market shares. As with any industry, there are some niche areas such as maternity, plus-size and petite product offerings. Tec.. purchase to read more


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What is the Online Women's Clothing Retailing Industry?

Businesses in this industry sell clothing for women via the internet. This includes online-only retailers and excludes bricks-and-mortar stores that have an online presence.

Industry Products
Industry Activities
Selling women's shirts, blouses and other topsSelling women's trousers and jeansSelling skirts and dressesSelling women's outwear and suitsSelling maternity wear

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