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Plus-Size Women's Clothing Stores in the UK: Market Research Report

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Plus-Size Women's Clothing Stores Market Research Report | SIC UK0.009 | Feb 2017

Plus points: Changing consumer preferences and an increase in obesity levels support growth

The Plus-Size Women's Clothing Stores market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Evans Retail Ltd Evans Retail Ltd market share
JD Williams & Company Ltd JD Williams & Company Ltd market share
Yours Clothing Ltd Yours Clothing Ltd market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Plus-Size Women's Clothing Stores industry has expanded substantially over the past five years. Whilst many other retail industries have struggled over the past five years, as consumers became more value conscious due to the lingering effects of the economic downturn, the Plus-Sized Women Clothing Stores industry has benefited from increased consumer demand. Key developments over the past five years have been the changing attitudes towards plus-size fashion and the growing customer base. Over the past five years popular celebrities and fashion advertising campaigns have contributed towards changing the perceptions of plus-size women and the fashion options available to them. As a result, plus-size women have increasingly demanded more fashion-forward clothing... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The level of capital intensity varies greatly between retailers depending on whether they have bricks-and-mortar stores. Firms that operate purely online have far lower wage costs than those with stores because they do not need staff to stock shelves or serve customers. A large proportion of industry operators do not have a high-street presence, so the industry is considered to have a high level of capital intensity overall.

IBISWorld estimates that for every £1.00 spent on capital investment, £2.60 is spent on wages. Capital costs are measured by depreciation costs. Depreciation costs differ depending on the type of company. Bri.. purchase to read more


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What is the Plus-Size Women's Clothing Stores Industry?

Businesses in this industry retail plus-size women’s clothing, which is designed for women that wear clothes of size 14 and above. The industry only includes firms that cater specifically to plus-size women. The industry also covers firms that operate purely online.

Industry Products
Dresses and skirtsBottomsTopsLingerie, sleepwear and swimwearOuterwearActivewear, accessories and otherFootwear
Industry Activities
Plus-size women's clothing retailingPlus-size women's accessories retailingPlus-size women's footwear retailing

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