Blanketed out: Competition from online and department stores constrains revenue growth

The Manchester Retailing industry has faced a difficult trading environment over the past five years. Trends in house construction, interest rates, consumer preferences and seasonal trends in fabric colour, design and texture have all aided revenue growth during the period. However, increasing competition from external players, such as department stores and online manchester retailers, has severely impeded revenue growth and reduced industry profit margins. Industry revenue is expected to rise by an annualised 1.2% over the five years through 2018-19, to total $2.3 billion. Industry revenue is expected to fall by 0.6% in the current year, due to intensifying external competition and declines in residential property more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 14-19
Forecast Growth 19-24

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Increasing competition from external players has severely impeded revenue and profit growth
  • Rising competition from department stores has driven industry profit margins down
  • Increased capital expenditure on private dwellings is projected to boost revenue growth
  • Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

    The geographical dispersion of industry operators is driven by demographic trends and income distribution across each state. Trends in market competition and growth in the establishment of new residential estates also influence the location of new stores. Over the past five years, most industry establishments have been located in New South Wales and Victoria, with the dominance of these states linked to their high populations and per capita incomes. At the lower end of the scale, the Northern Territory and the Australian Capital Territory have accounted for relatively small shares of establishments. Establishments serving new residential growth areas have been popular with consumers demanding a range of fabric, textiles and soft furnishings for their newly constructed homes...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Manchester Retailing Industry

    IBISWorld has determined the most important Key Success Factors for the Manchester Retailing are:

  • Having a clear market position
  • Access to niche markets
  • Experienced work force
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Consumer sentiment index and Demand from residential building construction in the Manchester Retailing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Manchester Retailing Industry?

    Industry operators primarily retail household textiles such as bed linen, cushions and curtains. These products are purchased from manufacturers and wholesalers, and sold through bricks-and-mortar stores or through online channels to the general public. However, businesses that operate solely online are excluded from the industry.

    Industry Products
  • Bed linen and blankets
  • Pillows and cushions
  • Towels and face washers
  • Curtains
  • Other products
  • Fabric
  • Haberdashery
  • Industry Activities
  • Blanket retailing
  • Curtain retailing
  • Dressmaking requisites retailing
  • Fabric retailing
  • Household textile retailing
  • Linen retailing
  • Piece-goods retailing
  • Soft furnishing retailing
  • Yarn retailing
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Consumer sentiment index
  • Demand from residential building construction
  • Real household discretionary income
  • Capital expenditure on private dwellings

  • Current Performance
  • Trading landscape
  • Profit and competition
  • Industry participation
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Operating landscape
  • Profit and competition
  • Table: Manchester Retailing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Manchester Retailing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Cut and Sewn Textile Product Manufacturing
  • Textile Product Wholesaling

  • Products & Services
  • Bed linen and blankets
  • Other products
  • Curtains
  • Pillows and cushions
  • Towels and face washers
  • Haberdashery
  • Fabric
  • Chart: Manchester Retailing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Highest income quintile
  • Fourth income quintile
  • Second income quintile
  • Third income quintile
  • Lowest income quintile
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Manchester Retailing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Manchester Retailing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Manchester Retailing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Spotlight Group Holdings Pty Ltd, Adairs Limited,
  • Table: Spotlight Group Holdings Pty Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Adairs Limited - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Manchester Retailing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Manchester Retailing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Household Textiles
  • Household products made of fabric such as bed linen, cushions and towels.
  • Piece-Goods
  • Fabric sold in standard widths and lengths.
  • Soft Furnishings
  • This includes items such as cushions, blankets, throws and bed runners.
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