Thrift Stores - Industry Market Research Report

Thrift Stores

As a result of growing consumer spending and demand for methods for sustainable consumption, Thrift Stores industry revenue has increased. Historically, the industry has relied on customers who shop for secondhand goods out of necessity. However, thrift stores are increasingly catering to a wide variety of customers who are seeking unique items, high quality goods at lower prices or to reduce their carbon footprint by recycling clothing and other goods. Growing disposable income and consumer spending has also benefited the industry by increasing the number and size of purchases at industry establishments. However, the industry will likely continue to contend with rising external competition from traditional retailers, for-profit thrift stores and online secondhand goods retailers.

This industry is composed of stores that sell (mostly donated) used goods, with the intent of donating a significant portion of their proceeds to charity. This industry is a subcategory of the Used Goods Stores industry (IBISWorld report 45331), but excludes consignment shops, antiques shops, rare books stores, used records stores and other resale shops that do not allocate a significant portion of their revenue to charitable activities.

This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.


ABOUT THIS INDUSTRY
Industry Definition
Main Activities
Similar Industries
Additional Resources

INDUSTRY AT A GLANCE

INDUSTRY PERFORMANCE
Executive Summary
Key External Drivers
Current Performance
Industry Outlook
Industry Life Cycle

PRODUCTS & MARKETS
Supply Chain
Products & Services
Demand Determinants
Major Markets
International Trade
Business Locations

COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
Market Share Concentration
Key Success Factors
Cost Structure Benchmarks
Basis of Competition
Barriers to Entry
Industry Globalization

MAJOR COMPANIES

OPERATING CONDITIONS
Capital Intensity
Technology & Systems
Revenue Volatility
Regulation & Policy
Industry Assistance

KEY STATISTICS
Industry Data
Annual Change
Key Ratios

JARGON & GLOSSARY

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