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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Children's & Infants' Clothing Stores


Overview of the U.S. Children's & Infants' Clothing Stores Industry

This section provides answers to key questions about the industry:
  1. What is the total market size (industry revenue)?
  2. What is the industry outlook?
  3. Market Analysis: Is the market growing or declining, and how quickly?
  4. Are long-term forecasts positive or negative?
  5. What is the average company size in the industry?
  6. How many companies are in the industry?

Market Size & Industry Statistics

The total U.S. industry market size for Children's & Infants' Clothing Stores: Industry statistics cover all companies in the United States, both public and private, ranging in size from small businesses to market leaders. In addition to revenue, the industry market analysis shows information on employees, companies, and average firm size.

Investors, banks, and business executives use growth rates and industry trends to understand the market outlook and opportunity.

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Statistics 2012        2013        2014        2015        2016        2017
Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)


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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Statistics Source: U.S. Census, AnythingResearch Market Analysis



Market Forecast[PREMIUM]

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook and future growth trends. The following five-year demand forecast projects both short-term and long-term trends.

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Forecast / Industry Outlook 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

Product & Services Breakdown

Research products and services in the Children's & Infants' Clothing Stores industry generating sales. Note that products are broken into categories with different levels of classification.

Product DescriptionNumber of Companies Sales ($ millions) Percent of Total Sales

Industry Total

Men's Wear, Including Accessories

Women's, Juniors', & Misses' Wear, Including Accessories

Children's Wear, Including Boys', Girls', & Infants' & Toddlers' Clothing & Accessories

Boys' Clothing & Accessories

Girls' Clothing & Accessories

Infants' & Toddlers' Clothing & Accessories

Footwear, Including Accessories

Children's Footwear, Including Boys', Girls', Infants', & Toddlers' Dress & Casual Footwear

Furniture, Sleep Equipment & Outdoor/Patio Furniture

Infants' Furniture

Baby Goods Not Elsewhere Classified, Including Bottles, Monitors, Carriers, Swings.

All Other Merchandise, Excluding Lottery Ticket Sales/Commissions



U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by State

Market Size by State ($ millions) indicates how the industry's competition is distributed throughout the country. State-level information can identify areas with higher and lower industry market share than average.

U.S. map of Children's & Infants' Clothing Stores by state

Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial metrics provide a snapshot view of a benchmark "average" company. Key business metrics show revenue and operating costs. The data collected covers both public and private companies.

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
(Industry Benchmark)
Total Revenue

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Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold
Gross Profit

Operating Expenses
Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity
Repairs
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Depletion
Domestic production activities deduction
Advertising
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
Depreciation
Amortization
Other Operating Expenses
Total Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit
 
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics




Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a Children's & Infants' Clothing Stores company compares to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation RatiosIndustry Average
Company valuation can be measured based on the firm's own performance, as well as in comparison against its industry competitors. These metrics show how the average company in the Children's & Infants' Clothing Stores industry is performing.
Profit Margin
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin. Show company earnings relative to revenues.
Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on Equity (ROE) is net income as a percentage of shareholders' equity. Shareholders' Equity is defined as the company's total assets minus total liabilities. ROE shows how much profits a company generates with the money shareholders invested (or with retained earnings).
Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Assets (ROA) is net income relative to total assets. The market research on Children's & Infants' Clothing Stores measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.


Liquidity RatiosIndustry Average
Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.
Current Ratio
Measures a firm's ability to pay its debts over the next 12 months.
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)
Calculates liquid assets relative to liabilities, excluding inventories.


Efficiency Ratios - Key Performance IndicatorsIndustry Average
Measure how quickly products and services sell, and effectively collections policies are implemented.
Receivables Turnover Ratio
If this number is low in your business when compared to the industry average in the research report, it may mean your payment terms are too lenient or that you are not doing a good enough job on collections.
Average Collection Period
Based on the Receivables Turnover, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover
Inventory Turnover
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
Fixed-Asset Turnover
Generally, higher is better, since it indicates the business has less money tied up in fixed assets for each dollar of sales revenue.



Compensation & Salary Surveys for Employees

Compensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of industry-specific jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom Quartile Average (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations 1%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers1%
Sales and Related Occupations 87%
Supervisors of Sales Workers 10%
First-Line Supervisors of Sales Workers 10%
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 10%
Retail Sales Workers 77%
Cashiers 5%
Cashiers 5%
Retail Salespersons 72%
Retail Salespersons 72%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 8%
Material Recording, Scheduling, Dispatching, and Distributing Workers 6%
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 5%
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 5%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics


Children's & Infants' Clothing Stores Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

Largest companies in the industry and related industries, with private company revenue estimates.

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Top Innovators

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CompanyInnovation Score
Big Red Wagon8
Catbird Baby3
Oshkosh B'gosh
Barefoot Dreams

Additional companies, details and innovation scoring in the full report.

Latest Industry News

  • Children's Place CEO: We have the 'dream customer'—millennial moms - After all, one of The Children's Place's main drivers is the need for parents to bring their growing kids to the physical stores to try on clothes, she said. "I think the combination of having 1,000 brick-and-mortar stores and a really robust e-commerce ... (01/10/2018)
  • Asda is having a baby and toddler event with huge savings for parents on Tommee Tippee, Pampers, Huggies and Graco - The sale, which is available online here, is split into categories making it easier to shop - choose from baby monitors, bath and health care, food, car seats and prams, clothing and more. The supermarket holds baby and toddler events throughout the year ... (01/10/2018)
  • 10 adorable monogrammed new baby items - I can literally stop at our local Walmart and grocery shop, get my photos printed ... Call me cheap, but I have a hard time splurging on any piece of clothing that my children are going to cover in yogurt, butternut squash, and grape juice. (01/09/2018)
  • New Little Rock baby boutique made by moms for moms - Launched in November 2017, they chose to make ROCKlittle an online store so they could help mothers ... "They're things you want to put on your baby and it's not just your normal cotton." Some of their clothing items feature bamboo, which Metzler described ... (01/09/2018)
  • Manor church seeks clothing donations for boutique - ... out to families and individuals in need by operating a free clothing store in Manor, is seeking donations of new and gently used winter clothing for men, women and children. “The boutique exists to serve people who find themselves in a tight spot. (01/08/2018)
  • Trade Names: Henrico County mother starts online children’s clothing boutique - She began researching children’s clothing stores and manufacturers in November and December of 2016. “I looked at where I wanted the company to go,” she said. She spent lots of time talking with friends and family, asking for feedback about their ... (01/08/2018)
  • New Canaan Children's Clothing Store To Close: Report - NEW CANAAN, CT — The children's clothing and accessories store Ella & Henry on Elm Street in New Canaan is scheduled to close on Dec. 31 due to the building's landlord and tenant not being able to agree on a new lease, reports the New Canaan Advertiser. (12/28/2017)
  • Clothing for children with sensory issues hits stores - Susan Donohoe knows firsthand the battles, alterations and style sacrifices parents face when trying to dress their children with sensory sensitivities. Donohoe, a pediatric occupational therapist with a certification in sensory integration and SIPT ... (10/11/2017)
  • Children's clothing store to close in mall - HUMMELS WHARF — Children's clothing store Crazy 8 will close in the Susquehanna Valley Mall, while another shop, Gymboree, will remain open as the retailer battles its way out of bankruptcy. The San Francisco-based Gymboree, which operates Crazy 8 and ... (07/13/2017)
  • Children’s Clothing Store Pulls ‘Sexist’ T-Shirt - In time for the new school year that’s just around the corner children’s clothier The Children’s Place released a “best subjects”-themed t-shirt. Except it quickly pulled the shirt after it began seeing backlash with some calling it “sexist.” (08/07/2013)


Government Contracts

In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $141,941 on Children's & Infants' Clothing Stores. It has awarded 6 contracts to 2 companies, with an average value of $70,970 per company.   

Top government vendors:

CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount



Growth Opportunities / Competitive Threats

Companies in other industries may also sell similar products. Since there is an overlap in the customer base, there may be an opportunity for companies in Children's & Infants' Clothing Stores to sell additional products/services offered by these adjacent industries. Alternatively, these industries may identify further products in this industry to target. Products most at risk are those with the highest profit margins and lowest barriers to entry.

The following industries are competing channels for sales of similar products/services.

Children's Wear, Including Boys', Girls', Infants' & Toddlers'
Competing IndustrySales Relative to Children's & Infants' Clothing StoresOpportunity/Threat
Warehouse Clubs, Supercenters & Big Box Retail
Discount Department Stores
Family Clothing Stores Competing industry
Mail-Order Houses Competing industry
Gift Shops & Souvenir Stores Competing industry

Sales from other industries of Children's Wear, Including Boys', Girls', Infants' & Toddlers' are less than those from Children's & Infants' Clothing Stores. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their Children's Wear, Including Boys', Girls', Infants' & Toddlers' sales, taking market share from this industry.
Children's Wear, Including Boys', Girls', Infants' & Toddlers' Product Sales Report



Girls' (Sizes 4 To 6x And 7 To 14) Clothing & Accessories
Competing IndustrySales Relative to Children's & Infants' Clothing StoresOpportunity/Threat
Warehouse Clubs, Supercenters & Big Box Retail
Discount Department Stores
Family Clothing Stores Competing industry

Sales from other industries of Girls' (Sizes 4 To 6x And 7 To 14) Clothing & Accessories are less than those from Children's & Infants' Clothing Stores. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their Girls' (Sizes 4 To 6x And 7 To 14) Clothing & Accessories sales, taking market share from this industry.
Girls' (Sizes 4 To 6x And 7 To 14) Clothing & Accessories Product Sales Report



Infants' & Toddlers' Clothing & Accessories
Infants' & Toddlers' Clothing & Accessories Product Sales Report

Boys' (Sizes 2 To 7 And 8 To 20) Clothing & Accessories
Boys' (Sizes 2 To 7 And 8 To 20) Clothing & Accessories Product Sales Report

Furniture, Sleep Equipment & Outdoor/Patio Furniture
Furniture, Sleep Equipment & Outdoor/Patio Furniture Product Sales Report

Drugs, Health Aids, Beauty Aids, Including Cosmetics
Drugs, Health Aids, Beauty Aids, Including Cosmetics Product Sales Report

Footwear, Including Accessories
Footwear, Including Accessories Product Sales Report

Toys, Hobby Goods, & Games
Toys, Hobby Goods, & Games Product Sales Report

Children's Athletic Footwear, Including Sneakers & Outdoor/Hiking Boots
Children's Athletic Footwear, Including Sneakers & Outdoor/Hiking Boots Product Sales Report

Women's, Juniors', And Misses' Wear, Including Accessories
Women's, Juniors', And Misses' Wear, Including Accessories Product Sales Report



Segments classified within this market research report

This industry market research report includes companies whose primary business is any of the following:
Baby clothing shops, Clothing stores, children's and infants', Apparel stores, children's and infants' clothing, etc.



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