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Clothing Retailing - Italy - October 2011

As in previous years, the focus of the European clothing report is the clothing specialists, because these are the dominant players in the sector. Nevertheless, for each country in this report we provide total consumer spending data for clothing – which includes expenditure through all channels. And we include Mintel’s Channels of Distribution estimates for each European country (Poland excepted), which indicates how this spending is distributed by type of retailer.

The report includes an examination of the following:

  • background economic and demographic data
  • market sizes
  • regional retailing trends and issues
  • market drivers
  • consumer expenditure
  • consumer trends
  • leading pan-European retailers
  • domestic retailers
  • market forecasts

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Table of contents

  1. Executive Summary

    • Report Scope

        • UK report: new for 2011
          • Technical notes
            • Definitions
              • Non specialists and non-store retailers
                • Market sizes
                  • Financial definitions
                    • Currencies
                      • Country codes
                        • Figure 1: Country codes
                      • VAT
                        • Figure 2: Europe: Standard VAT rates, 2010/11
                      • Other abbreviations
                      • Broader Market Environment

                          • Long-standing economic problems
                            • Austerity
                              • Bond markets
                                • The consumer
                                  • Figure 3: Selected labour market indicators, Q1 2009-Q2 2011
                                • Demographics
                                  • Implications for clothing retailers
                                  • Competitive Context

                                    • Key points
                                      • Consumer spending on clothing
                                        • Figure 4: Italy: Consumer spending on clothing and selected other goods, 2006-10
                                        • Figure 5: Spending on clothing as % of total households’ consumption expenditure in Italy, Germany, France and the UK, 2006-10
                                      • Consumer prices inflation
                                        • Figure 6: Italy: Consumer prices inflation, Jan 2006-Sep 2011
                                    • Channels of Distribution

                                        • Department stores
                                          • Grocers
                                            • Sports goods specialists
                                              • Mail order
                                                • Figure 7: Italy: Online shopping penetration, 2006-10
                                              • Other
                                                • Figure 8: Italy: Estimated channels of distribution, 2011
                                            • Sector Size and Forecast

                                              • Key findings
                                                • Consumer context
                                                  • Retail sales
                                                    • Figure 9: Italy: Clothing & footwear specialists’ retail sales, 2006-11
                                                    • Figure 10: Italy: Clothing & footwear specialists’ retail sales forecasts, 2011-16
                                                  • Specialists’ sales and consumer spending
                                                    • Figure 11: Italy: Clothing & footwear specialists’ sales (incl. VAT) relative to consumer spending on clothing & footwear, 2006-10
                                                  • Enterprise data
                                                    • Figure 12: Italy: Clothing retailers, enterprise numbers, 2006-08
                                                • Retail Competitor Analysis

                                                  • Key points
                                                    • Structure of the sector
                                                      • Domestic operators
                                                        • International operators
                                                            • Figure 13: Italy: Identified leading clothing specialists, 2010/11
                                                          • Market shares
                                                            • Figure 14: Italy: Clothing specialists’ market shares, 2010/11
                                                          • Internet usage
                                                            • Figure 15: Italy: Clothing website visitors, July 2011
                                                        • Benetton Group

                                                            • Figure 16: Benetton Group: Sales as share of clothing specialists’ sales in Europe, 2006-10
                                                          • Strategic evaluation
                                                            • Recent history
                                                              • Financial performance
                                                                • Figure 17: Benetton Group: Group financial performance, 2006-10
                                                              • Store portfolio
                                                                • Figure 18: Benetton Group: Outlet data, 2006-10
                                                              • Retail offering
                                                                • e-commerce and home shopping
                                                                • Grupo Inditex

                                                                    • Figure 19: Grupo Inditex: Sales as share of clothing specialists’ sales in Europe, 2006-10
                                                                  • Strategic evaluation
                                                                    • Recent history
                                                                      • Financial performance
                                                                        • Figure 20: Grupo Inditex: Group financial performance, 2006/07-2010/11
                                                                        • Figure 21: Grupo Inditex: Sales growth, 2006/07-2010/11
                                                                        • Figure 22: Grupo Inditex: Estimated sales in key European markets, 2006/07-2010/11
                                                                        • Figure 23: Europe: Grupo Inditex: Sales by retail brand, 2006/07-2010/11
                                                                      • Store portfolio
                                                                        • Figure 24: Grupo Inditex: Outlet data, 2007-11
                                                                        • Figure 25: Grupo Inditex: Outlet numbers, by fascia, 2007-11
                                                                        • Figure 26: Grupo Inditex: Other outlet data, by fascia, 2010/11
                                                                        • Figure 27: Grupo Inditex: European stores by country and by fascia, 2010/11
                                                                      • Retail offering
                                                                        • e-commerce and home shopping
                                                                        • H&M Hennes & Mauritz

                                                                            • Figure 28: H&M Hennes & Mauritz: European sales as share of clothing specialists’ sales in Europe, 2006-10
                                                                          • Strategic evaluation
                                                                            • Recent history
                                                                              • Financial performance
                                                                                • Figure 29: H&M Hennes & Mauritz: Group financial performance, 2005/06-2009/10
                                                                              • First half 2010/11
                                                                                • Store portfolio
                                                                                  • Figure 30: H&M Hennes & Mauritz: Outlet data, 2005/06-2009/10
                                                                                • Retail offering
                                                                                  • e-commerce
                                                                                  • Mango Group

                                                                                      • Figure 31: Mango Spain: Spanish sales as share of all clothing specialists’ sales in Spain, 2006-10
                                                                                    • Strategic evaluation
                                                                                      • Recent history
                                                                                        • Financial performance
                                                                                          • Figure 32: Mango Group: Group sales performance, 2006-10
                                                                                          • Figure 33: Mango: Estimated sales, by major markets, 2010
                                                                                        • Store portfolio
                                                                                          • Figure 34: Mango Group: Outlet data, 2006-10
                                                                                          • Figure 35: Mango Group: Breakdown of stores in Europe, 2007-11
                                                                                        • Retail offering
                                                                                          • e-commerce and home shopping
                                                                                          • Appendix – Broader Market Environment

                                                                                            • Population
                                                                                              • Figure 36: Europe: Population, by age group, 2005
                                                                                              • Figure 37: Europe: Population, by age group, 2010
                                                                                              • Figure 38: Europe: Population, by age group, 2015
                                                                                              • Figure 39: Europe: Population, by age group, 2020
                                                                                            • GDP
                                                                                              • Figure 40: Europe: GDP (current prices), 2010
                                                                                              • Figure 41: Europe: GDP growth rates (current prices), 2001-Q2 2011 (Annual % change)
                                                                                              • Figure 42: Europe: GDP growth rates (constant prices), 2001-Q2 2011 (annual % change)
                                                                                            • Consumer spending
                                                                                              • Figure 43: Europe: Households’ consumer spending (current prices), 2010
                                                                                              • Figure 44: Europe: Households’ consumer spending growth rates (current prices), 2001-Q2 2011 (annual % change)
                                                                                              • Figure 45: Europe: Households’ consumer spending growth rates (constant prices), 2001-Q2 2011 (annual % change)
                                                                                            • Consumer prices
                                                                                              • Figure 46: Europe: Harmonised index of consumer prices, 2001-10 (Annual average rate of change (%))
                                                                                            • Unemployment
                                                                                              • Figure 47: Europe: Average rate of unemployment, 2001-10
                                                                                            • Interest rates
                                                                                              • Figure 48: Europe: Interest rates, 2005-Q2 2011
                                                                                            • Consumer confidence
                                                                                              • Figure 49: Europe: Consumer confidence, Sep 2010-Aug 2011

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                                                                                          Clothing Retailing - Italy - October 2011

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