The UK clothing market will grow by £3.2bn in the five years to 2021-equating to 23.6% growth on 2016. However volume growth will not reach pre-recession levels until 2019. Retailers will need to overcome unpredictable weather by investing in more transpersonal items. Online growth is slowing so retailers will need to find a balance between instore and online channels to offer a seamless experience. The increase of male interest in personal appearance will demand more choice and newness from the menswear market and retailers can expect to see a boost to the school wear market because of the baby boom of 2010-2013.
Value segment continues to gain share of spend
Grocers will grow share following short term set back
John Lewis and House of Fraser prosper as Debenhams struggles
Online pure plays prosper as they become third most preferred channel.
The UK clothing market 2011-2021 offers a comprehensive insight into the factors driving the clothing market, the inhibitors, the major players performance, the main trends and consumer attitudes. It also forecasts to 2021.
It provides in-depth analysis of the following:
The Hot Issues
What People Buy
Where People Shop
How People Shop
Why People Shop.
Reasons To Buy
Understand how retailers can utilise the need for transitional clothing to overcome unpredictable British weather and the changing requirements of consumers. · Strategies for tapping into the Tween market.
The benefits of offerings a personalized shopper experience.
Understand the factors behind the growing demands for fashion in the menswear market.
What does the ‘right balance’ between e-commerce and physical stores mean for retailers?
The impact of market recovery on the value clothing players.