Top 10 UK Retailers: Clothing and Footwear sector

Retail Economics publish a monthly UK Clothing and Footwear sector report that provides in-depth analysis on the latest retail data and consumer trends affecting the category. The report covers retail sales growth, region and category-specific economic insight, together with market share size and rankings for the UK's top ten Clothing and Footwear retailers:

UK Market Share 2015: Clothing

Position Retailer Market Share (%) Summary
1 Marks and Spencer Padlock% Marks and Spencer continues to lose market share despite its tireless efforts to reinvent its womenswear into a fashion-led, age-appropriate propositi ... Padlock
2 Next Padlock% Next's latest results revealed a slow-down in growth of market share as poor Christmas trading and a tougher consumer environment held back overall gr ... Padlock
3 Arcadia Group Padlock% Arcadia Group (Topshop) faces subdued sales growth in the face of tough competition from the likes of Zara and H&M. Over the past 5 years, Topshop, th ... Padlock
4 Primark Padlock% Primark remains focused on delivering value to its core under 35 customer base. It benefited significantly from recessionary impacts of the last few y ... Padlock
5 George at Asda Padlock% Asda’s 'George' clothing label remains a key competitor in the market providing entry level pricing across menswear, womenswear and childrenswear. Bac ... Padlock
6 Debenhams Padlock% Debenhams has defended its mid-market department store position by offering own brand and fashion labels for a broad range of ages. Growth has suffere ... Padlock
7 New Look Padlock% New Look is the most popular fast fashion brand in the UK, its core customer base from 16-35 years old. New Look has pioneered the use of social media ... Padlock
8 Tesco Padlock% Tesco is the largest retailer in the UK and with over 3,000 outlets it can utilise its store network as effective click-and-collect destinations. The ... Padlock
9 Matalan Padlock% Matalan predominately operates out of retail parks offering a strong mix of clothing and accessories at the value range. Although it is benefiting fro ... Padlock
10 H&M Padlock% H&M's core market is under 25s, offering an aspirational and design-led proposition of affordable clothing. It targets menswear, womenswear and childr ... Padlock

Source: Financial reports, Consumer Surveys, Retail Economics analysis


UK Market Share 2015: Footwear

Position Retailer Market Share (%) Summary
1 Sports Direct Padlock% Sports Direct is the largest footwear retailer in the UK with over 440 stores. Focused on discount sportswear, it has delivered consistent growth with ... Padlock
2 Clarks Padlock% Clarks has reinvigorated the business over the last couple of years by significantly growing the online proposition and focusing on fashion-led trends ... Padlock
3 JD Sports Padlock% As the third largest market share, JD Sports has benefited from strong trends in sports and casualwear across the under 25s. Strong relationships with ... Padlock
4 Office Padlock% Office continues to establish its brand in the UK with approximately 150 stores. It predominantly caters for young females, boosting its presence thro ... Padlock
5 Schuh Padlock% Schuh competes in the high to mid-range market operating with around 100 stores. It is well known for its product range and quality although there is ... Padlock
6 Kurt Geiger Padlock% Kurt Geiger operates in the high to mid-range market. It continues to grow faster but is facing tough competition from Schuh and Dune which remain key ... Padlock
7 Arcadia Group Padlock% Arcadia Group operates from reputable brands such as Topshop, Dorothy Perkins, Topman, Burton, Wallis and Evans. Topshop, the largest subsidiary, has ... Padlock
8 Next Padlock% Next has delivered significant growth in its footwear business and continues to deliver value for its core market – 35-45 year old females. The sophis ... Padlock
9 Shoe Zone Padlock% Shoe Zone is at the low cost end of the market, delivering value to a broad middle aged customer base which has a slight favouring towards females. Th ... Padlock
10 Marks and Spencer Padlock% Through its c.900 stores, M&S, an iconic British brand, continues to face significant challenges with its clothing and footwear proposition. Its core ... Padlock

Source: Financial reports, Consumer Surveys, Retail Economics analysis


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