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