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UK Clothing Retailing market report

Everything you need to make the right decisions

Providing the most comprehensive and up-to-date information and analysis of the Clothing Retailing market, and the behaviours, preferences and habits of the consumer.

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What are the key challenges facing the industry and how fast are its rates of growth? Who is the consumer and what do they want? Where are the opportunities, where are the risks and what lies ahead?

Products covered in this report

The market size for clothing comprises men’s, women’s and children’s clothes through all retail outlets. It includes outerwear, underwear and fashion accessories, but excludes footwear and jewellery.

This Report includes two streams of data relating to the clothing market: consumer spending and retail sales.

Expert analysis from a specialist in the field

Written by Tamara Sender, a leading analyst in the Retail sector, her extensive knowledge delivers in-depth commentary and analysis to highlight current trends and add expert context to the numbers.

The way consumers shop for fashion is changing and their expectations are continuing to rise. In a tougher clothing market, it has become even more important for retailers to focus on standing out from the competition through a combination of better product, frequently changing collections, interesting stores, a seamless online experience and excellent customer service. Tamara Sender
Senior Consumer Analyst

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Table of contents

  1. Overview

    • Executive Summary

      • Issues and Insights

        • The Market – What You Need to Know

          • Market Drivers

            • Market Size and Forecast

              • Sector Size and Forecast

                • Key Players – What You Need to Know

                  • Leading Specialist Retailers

                    • Market Shares

                      • Leading Non-Specialist Retailers

                        • Channels of Distribution

                          • Space Allocation Summary

                            • Retail Product Mix

                              • Online

                                • Launch Activity and Innovation

                                  • Advertising and Marketing Activity

                                    • Brand Research

                                      • What Fashion Items People Buy

                                        • Retail Customer Profile Comparison

                                          • Where People Shop for Clothes

                                            • Frequency of Buying Clothes

                                              • Interest in Additional Store Services

                                                • Attitudes to Shopping for Clothes

                                                  • Interest in Innovations

                                                    • Arcadia Group

                                                      • ASOS

                                                        • Asda Group

                                                          • Debenhams

                                                            • Edinburgh Woollen Mill

                                                              • Grupo Inditex

                                                                • H&M Hennes & Mauritz

                                                                  • House of Fraser

                                                                    • John Lewis

                                                                      • Marks & Spencer

                                                                        • Matalan

                                                                          • New Look

                                                                            • Next Group

                                                                              • Primark

                                                                                • River Island

                                                                                  • Tesco

                                                                                    • TK Maxx UK

                                                                                      • Appendix – Data Sources, Abbreviations and Supporting Information

                                                                                        • Appendix – Market Size and Forecast