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- Who are the key players?
The present report focuses on the mass-market clothing retail sector in Europe. Companies' product portfolios generally stretch beyond clothing to include footwear, bags, and accessories. The total addressable market (clothes, footwear, bags, and accessories) for clothing retailers in Europe was worth €420bn in 2017, with online channels accounting for approximately €56bn. [...]
Groups analysed in this report include: Inditex, H&M, Fast Retailing, Primark, Zalando, LPP, Esprit, Mango, ASOS and Showroomprivé.
- What are the players' strategies?
To tap new demand and fill in portfolio gaps, H&M has continued to develop its brand portfolio and expand distribution channels. With this in mind, the retailer will create its ninth brand, Afound, which will offer budget clothing from its own labels as well as third-party brands, both in-store and online. The first physical store is scheduled to launch in Stockholm, Sweden. The new concept follows the recent lunch of another new store banner, Arket. […]
- What are the players' key growth and profitability drivers?
While like-for-like sales went up by just 1% on 2016, a significant increase in selling space propelled Primark's revenue to record high levels in 2017. 182 of the label's 345 stores were located in the UK as of year-end 2017. New stores were added in the UK, Spain, Germany, France, the USA, the Netherlands, Belgium and Italy in FY2017. [...]