Clothing and Footwear Retailing in Japan- Market Summary and Forecasts; Comprehensive overview of the market, consumer, and competitive context, with retail sales value and forecasts to 2019

Clothing and Footwear Retailing in Japan- Market Summary and Forecasts; Comprehensive overview of the market, consumer, and competitive context, with

Category : Retail
Published On : August  2015
Pages : 76



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Summary
Clothing and footwear are two major product sectors in Japan accounting for 11.7% of the total retail sales in 2014. Although the country is still under threat of low GDP growth rates and deflation, it is observing a new found enthusiasm with Prime Minister Abe's economic policies, which have resulted in growth in the clothing sector for the last two years. The aging population is a hindrance to clothing retail, as the elderly spend less on clothing due to other expenses. On the other hand, a swiftly aging population is expected to spend more on casual and comfortable footwear. Consumers are spending less on branded luxury products but the fashion sense still prevails. Spending on online channel is set to increase over the next five years.

Key Findings
- Clothing, footwear, accessories, and luxury goods specialists command the major share, accounting for 52.2% of total sales in the clothing sector followed by department stores.

- Footwear sales are expected to grow at a sluggish rate, witnessing a CAGR of 0.34% during 2014-2019

- Japanese consumers are looking for value while being fashion conscious at the same time.

- Consumers are spending less on branded footwear but are fashion conscious thereby driving demand for fast fashion footwear products.

- A wider choice of products, convenience, and the increasing penetration of smartphones is driving the sales of clothing and footwear through the online channel.

Synopsis
“Clothing and Footwear Retailing in Japan- Market Summary and Forecasts” is a detailed sector report providing a comprehensive analysis of the emerging trends, forecasts and opportunities to 2019. 

What else does this report offer?

- A thorough analysis of consumer trends changing economic and population factors 

- Both qualitative and quantitative insights and analysis of the shifting clothing and footwear retail dynamics for men's clothing, women's clothing, children's clothing, men's footwear, women's footwear, and children's footwear from 2009 to 2019

- Sales of clothing and footwear products through the following channels from 2009 to 2019: Clothing, footwear, accessories and luxury goods specialists; department stores; other specialist retailers; online; hypermarkets, supermarkets and hard-discounters; value, variety stores and general merchandise retailers; other general and non-specialist direct retailers; cash and carries and warehouse clubs and duty free retailers

- An overview of key clothing and footwear retailers operating across Japan and their presence across distribution channels

Reasons To Buy
- Gain a comprehensive knowledge on clothing and footwear sector in the Japan retail market and develop a competitive advantage from the start of your supply chain

- Investigate current and forecast behaviour trends in clothing and footwear category to identify the best opportunities to exploit 

- Analyze the recommended actions to align your marketing strategies with the crucial trends influencing the consumer behavior

- Understand the fastest growing categories including menswear, womenswear, childrenswear, men's footwear, women's footwear and children's footwear in the market, with insights on performance across key channels from 2009, with forecasts until 2019

- Explore novel opportunities that will allow you to align your product offerings and strategies to meet demand by analyzing the vital economic and population trends, key consumer and Technology trends influencing the clothing and footwear market

- Analysis of key international and domestic players operating in the clothing and footwear market - including store counts and revenues that give you a competitive edge - identify opportunities to improve your market share


Table Of Contents
1 Introduction
1.1 What is this Report About?
2 Executive Summary and Outlook
3 Market Context
3.1 A slowing economy continues to pose new challenges to retailers
3.1.1 Sluggish economic growth constricting retail spend
3.1.2 Falling household saving indicates high spending levels
3.1.3 Service sector leads with better employment opportunities
3.1.4 Japan moves out of deflation, a good sign for the retail sector
3.1.5 Financial burdens suppressing household spending
3.2 Japan's elderly creating new opportunities for the retailers
4 Japanese Shoppers
4.1 Private labels are finding increasing adoption
4.2 Increasing spend by older customers- A positive sign for retailers
4.3 Retailers respond to increasing demand for convenience by customers
4.4 Changing consumer buying behavior with rising working women and smaller households
4.5 Rising tourist arrivals spurs retail growth in Japan
5 Doing Business in Japan
5.1 Summary
5.1.1 Bureaucracy
5.1.2 Business culture
5.1.3 Geography
5.1.4 Infrastructure and logistics
5.2 New legislation to permit 10,000 new tax-free shops in the country
5.3 New food labeling law came into force in 2015
5.4 Taxation in Japan
5.4.1 Corporate Tax
5.4.2 Consumption tax
6 Retail - Product Sectors
6.1 Product Sector Analysis
6.1.1 Clothing
6.1.2 Footwear
6.2 Clothing and Footwear Category Overview
6.2.1 Clothing
6.2.2 Footwear
6.3 Major Retailers
6.3.1 Clothing
6.3.2 Footwear
7 Appendix
7.1 Definitions
7.2 Summary Methodology
7.2.1 Overview
7.2.2 The triangulated market sizing method
7.2.3 Industry surveys in the creation of retail market data
7.2.4 Quality control and standardized processes
7.3 About Conlumino
7.4 Disclaimer
List Of Tables
Table 1: Japan Clothing Retail Sales (JPY billion), by Product Sub-Category, 2009-2014
Table 2: Japan Clothing Retail Sales (JPY billion), by Product Sub-Category, 2014-2019
Table 3: Japan Footwear Retail Sales (JPY billion), by Product Sub-Category, 2009-2014
Table 4: Japan Footwear Retail Sales (JPY billion), by Product Sub-Category, 2014-2019
Table 5: Japan Clothing Retail Sales (JPY bn), by Channel Group, 2009-2014
Table 6: Japan Clothing Retail Sales Forecast (JPY bn), by Channel Group, 2014-2019
Table 7: Japan Clothing Retail Sales (US$ bn), by Channel Group, 2009-2014
Table 8: Japan Clothing Retail Sales Forecast (US$ bn), by Channel Group, 2014-2019
Table 9: Japan Clothing Retail Segmentation, by Channel Group, 2009-2019
Table 10: Japan Clothing Retail Sales (JPY bn), by Sub-Category, 2009-2014
Table 11: Japan Clothing Retail Sales Forecast (JPY bn), by Sub-Category, 2014-2019
Table 12: Japan Clothing Retail Sales (US$ bn), by Sub-Category, 2009-2014
Table 13: Japan Clothing Retail Sales Forecast (US$ bn), by Sub-Category, 2014-2019
Table 14: Japan Clothing Retail Segmentation, by Sub-Category, 2009-2019
Table 15: Japan Footwear Retail Sales (JPY bn), by Channel Group, 2009-2014
Table 16: Japan Footwear Retail Sales Forecast (JPY bn), by Channel Group, 2014-2019
Table 17: Japan Footwear Retail Sales (US$ bn), by Channel Group, 2009-2014
Table 18: Japan Footwear Retail Sales Forecast (US$ bn), by Channel Group, 2014-2019
Table 19: Japan Footwear Retail Segmentation, by Channel Group, 2009-2019
Table 20: JapanFootwear Retail Sales (JPY bn), by Sub-Category, 2009-2014
Table 21: JapanFootwear Retail Sales Forecast (JPY bn), by Sub-Category, 2014-2019
Table 22: JapanFootwear Retail Sales (US$ bn), by Sub-Category, 2009-2014
Table 23: JapanFootwear Retail Sales Forecast (US$ bn), by Sub-Category, 2014-2019
Table 24: JapanFootwear Retail Segmentation, by Sub-Category, 2009-2019
Table 25: Key Clothing Retailers in Japan
Table 26: Key Footwear Retailers in Japan
Table 27: Japan Exchange Rate JPY-USD (Annual Average), 2009-2014
Table 28: Japan Exchange Rate JPY-USD (Annual Average), 2015-2019 Forecasts
Table 29: Conlumino Retail Channel Definitions
Table 30: Conlumino Retail Category Definitions
List Of Figures
Figure 1: GDP Value (US$ billion), 2008-2014
Figure 2: Growth Rate of GDP (US$ billion, %), 2008-2014
Figure 3: GDP Value and Growth (JPY billion, %), 2008-2014
Figure 4: Forecasts for GDP Value and Growth (JPY billion, %), 2014-2019
Figure 5: Household Net Saving Rate (% of Disposable Household Income), 2004-2014
Figure 6: Share of Employment by Sector (%), 2004 and 2014
Figure 7: Unemployment Rate(%), 2004-2014
Figure 8: Inflation Growth Rates (%), 2004-2014
Figure 9: Household Consumption Expenditure of Japan (US$ billion), 2004 and 2014
Figure 10: Household Consumption Expenditure of Major Countries (US$ billion), 2014
Figure 11: Growth of Household Consumption Expenditure (US$, %), 2004-2014
Figure 12: Rural and Urban Populations (millions) 2004, 2014, and 2019
Figure 13: Total Population and Growth Rate (Millions, %), 2004-2019
Figure 14: Population Split by Gender (%), 2014 and2019
Figure 15: Population Split by Age Group (%), 2014 and 2019
Figure 16: Per Capita Spend on Retail(JPY), 2006 and 2014
Figure 17: Per Capita Spend (JPY)and Total Retail Spend by Age Group (%), 2006 and 2014
Figure 18: Major retailers and their private label products
Figure 19: Rising share of elderly population in Japan
Figure 20: Convenience seeking customers
Figure 21: Percentage of Private Households by Family Type
Figure 22: Tourist arrivals to Japan, (in thousands), 2009 and 2014
Figure 23: Major Cities with High Spend on Retail
Figure 24: Key Components of Doing Business in Japan
Figure 25: Share of Clothing in overall Retail 2014 and 2019
Figure 26: Retail Sales Value and Growth (JPY billion, %) of Clothing 2014-2019
Figure 27: Spend per Head on Clothing 2014 and 2019
Figure 28: Share of Clothing by Women's Wear, Men's Wear and Children's Wear 2014 and 2019
Figure 29: Women's Wear Sales Value and Growth (JPY billion, %) 2014-2019
Figure 30: Men's Wear Sales Value and Growth (JPY billion, %) 2014-2019
Figure 31: Children's Wear Sales Value and Growth (JPY billion, %), 2014-2019
Figure 32: Online Spend in Clothing and Growth (JPY billion, %), 2014-2019
Figure 33: Online Share of Total Clothing Spend 2014 and 2019
Figure 34: Spending per Channel in Clothing (%) 2014 and 2019
Figure 35: Share of Footwear in Total Retail Sales, 2014 and 2019
Figure 36: Retail Sales Value and Growth (JPY billion, %) of Footwear, 2014-2019
Figure 37: Spend per Head on Footwear, 2014 and 2019
Figure 38: Share of Footwear by Women's Footwear, Men's Footwear and Children's Footwear 2014 and 2019
Figure 39: Women's Footwear Sales Value and Growth (JPY billion, %), 2014-2019
Figure 40: Men's Footwear Sales Value and Growth (JPY billion, %), 2014-2019
Figure 41: Children's Footwear Sales Value and Growth (JPY billion, %), 2014-2019
Figure 42: Online Spend in Footwear and Growth (JPY billion, %), 2014-2019
Figure 43: Online Share of Total Footwear Spend, 2014 and 2019
Figure 44: Spending per Channel in Footwear (%) 2014 and 2019
Figure 45: Japan Clothing Retail Sales and Forecast (JPY bn), by Channel Group, 2009-2019
Figure 46: Japan Clothing Retail Sales and Forecast (JPY bn), by Sub-Category, 2009-2019
Figure 47: Japan Footwear Retail Sales and Forecast (JPY bn), by Channel Group, 2009-2019
Figure 48: JapanFootwear Retail Sales and Forecast (JPY bn), by Sub-Category, 2009-2019
Figure 49: The Triangulated Market Sizing Methodology
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