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Clothing & Footwear Retailing in Ireland– Market Summary & Forecasts; Comprehensive overview of the market, consumer, and competitive context, with retail sales value and forecasts to 2020

Clothing & Footwear Retailing in Ireland– Market Summary & Forecasts; Comprehensive overview of the market, consumer, and competitive context, with retail sales value and forecasts to 2020

Summary

Ireland’s retail market for clothing and footwear is expected to grow at a CAGR of 3.07% and 2.90% over the next five years, to reach EUR2.6 billion and EUR0.6 billion by the end of 2020. The share of the clothing sector in overall retail sales will increase to 8.06% by 2020. Over the forecast period, per capita spending on clothing is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 2.3%. Online spending on clothing is expected to register a CAGR of 8.19% over the forecast period. This growth is largely driven by the increasing number of young consumers shopping online.

Key Findings

  • Increasing penetration of smartphones, wider choice of products and convenience is driving the sales of clothing and footwear through the online channel.
  • Women categories dominate the clothing and footwear market in 2015.
  • Footwear sales are expected to grow at a CAGR of 2.90% during 2015-2020.
  • Clothing, footwear, accessories and luxury goods specialists command the major share, accounting for 51.4% of total sales in the clothing sector.
Synopsis

“Clothing & Footwear Retailing in Ireland – Market Summary & Forecasts” is a detailed sector report providing a comprehensive analysis of the emerging trends, forecasts and opportunities to 2020.

What else does this report offer?
  • A thorough analysis of consumer trends changing economic and population factors
  • Both qualitative and quantitative insights and analysis of the shifting clothing and footwear retail dynamics for men’s clothing, women’s clothing, children’s clothing, men’s footwear, women’s footwear, and children’s footwear from 2010 to 2020
  • Sales of clothing and footwear products through the following channels from 2010 to 2020: Clothing, footwear, accessories and luxury goods specialists; department stores; other specialist retailers; online; hypermarkets, supermarkets and hard-discounters; value, variety stores and general merchandise retailers; other general and non-specialist direct retailers; cash and carries and warehouse clubs and duty free retailers
  • An overview of key clothing and footwear retailers operating across Ireland and their presence across distribution channels
Reasons To Buy
  • Gain a comprehensive knowledge on clothing and footwear sector in the Ireland retail market and develop a competitive advantage from the start of your supply chain
  • Investigate current and forecast behaviour trends in clothing and footwear category to identify the best opportunities to exploit
  • Analyze the recommended actions to align your marketing strategies with the crucial trends influencing the consumer behavior
  • Understand the fastest growing categories including menswear, womenswear, childrenswear, men’s footwear, women’s footwear and children’s footwear in the market, with insights on performance across key channels from 2010, with forecasts until 2020
  • Explore novel opportunities that will allow you to align your product offerings and strategies to meet demand by analyzing the vital economic and population trends, key consumer and technology trends influencing the clothing and footwear market
  • Analysis of key international and domestic players operating in the clothing and footwear market – including store counts and revenues that give you a competitive edge - identify opportunities to improve your market share


  • Introduction
    • What is this Report About?
  • Executive Summary & Outlook
  • Market Context
    • An economy on the growth path offers new opportunities to retailers
      • Retail sales grew akin to the economy
      • Increasing savings rate might hamper retail sales
      • Service remains the dominant sector for employment
      • Improving labor market set to drive retail spending
      • Deflation remains a real threat to market growth
      • Household consumption expenditure is a result of improvement in Irish spending
    • Despite high birth rates, Ireland's population is shrinking
  • Ireland Shoppers
    • Irish and the advanced online buying behavior
    • It's the festival time and celebration of retail sales in Ireland
    • Tourism and opportunities in Ireland's retail sector
  • Doing Business in Ireland
    • Summary
      • Bureaucracy
      • Business culture
      • Geography
      • Infrastructure and logistics
    • Key taxation policies
    • Tax incentives favoring the retail sector
  • Retail - Product Sectors
    • Product Sector Analysis
      • Clothing
        • Table Ireland Clothing Retail Sales (EUR bn), by Product Sub-Category, 2010-2015
        • Table Ireland Clothing Retail Sales (EUR bn), by Product Sub-Category, 2015-2020
      • Footwear
        • Table Ireland Footwear Retail Sales (EUR bn), by Product Sub-Category, 2010-2015
        • Table Ireland Footwear Retail Sales (EUR bn), by Product Sub-Category, 2015-2020
      • Clothing Channel analysis
        • Table Ireland Clothing Retail Sales (EUR mn), by Channel Group, 2010-2015
        • Table Ireland Clothing Retail Sales Forecast (EUR mn), by Channel Group, 2015-2020
        • Table Ireland Clothing Retail Sales (US$ mn), by Channel Group, 2010-2015
        • Table Ireland Clothing Retail Sales Forecast (US$ mn), by Channel Group, 2015-2020
        • Table Ireland Clothing Retail Segmentation, by Channel Group, 2010-2020
        • Table Ireland Clothing Retail Sales (EUR mn), by Sub-Category, 2010-2015
        • Table Ireland Clothing Retail Sales Forecast (EUR mn), by Sub-Category, 2015-2020
        • Table Ireland Clothing Retail Sales (US$ mn), by Sub-Category, 2010-2015
        • Table Ireland Clothing Retail Sales Forecast (US$ mn), by Sub-Category, 2015-2020
        • Table Ireland Clothing Retail Segmentation, by Sub-Category, 2010-2020
      • Footwear Channel analysis
        • Table Ireland Footwear Retail Sales (EUR mn), by Channel Group, 2010-2015
        • Table Ireland Footwear Retail Sales Forecast (EUR mn), by Channel Group, 2015-2020
        • Table Ireland Footwear Retail Sales (US$ mn), by Channel Group, 2010-2015
        • Table Ireland Footwear Retail Sales Forecast (US$ mn), by Channel Group, 2015-2020
        • Table Ireland Footwear Retail Segmentation, by Channel Group, 2010-2020
        • Table Ireland Footwear Retail Sales (EUR mn), by Sub-Category, 2010-2015
        • Table Ireland Footwear Retail Sales Forecast (EUR mn), by Sub-Category, 2015-2020
        • Table Ireland Footwear Retail Sales (US$ mn), by Sub-Category, 2010-2015
        • Table Ireland Footwear Retail Sales Forecast (US$ mn), by Sub-Category, 2015-2020
        • Table Ireland Footwear Retail Segmentation, by Sub-Category, 2010-2020
  • Retailers
    • Clothing
      • Table Key Clothing Retailers in Ireland
    • Footwear
      • Table Key Footwear Retailers in Ireland
  • Appendix
    • Definitions
      • This report provides 2015 actual sales; while forecasts are provided for 2016 - 2020
        • Table Ireland Exchange Rate EUR-USD (Annual Average), 2010-2015
        • Table Ireland Exchange Rate EUR-USD (Annual Average), 2016-2020 Forecasts
        • Table Verdict Retail Channel Definitions
        • Table Verdict Retail Category Definitions
    • Summary Methodology
      • Overview
      • The triangulated market sizing method
      • Industry surveys in the creation of retail market data
      • Quality control and standardized processes
    • About Verdict Retail
    • Disclaimer

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