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Top 10 UK Retailers: Clothing & Footwear sector

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UK Top 10 Clothing & Footwear Retailers by Market Share in 2018/19

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:

Position
Company
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Description
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Marks & Spencer’s UK sales dipped 1.8% to £9,440.7m in the year to March 2019, as its clothing and home categories continued to underperform. Its clothing and h... Log in for more info >
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Primark reported that its total sales rose 4% over the three quarters to 22 June. UK like-for-likes were said to be affected by cooler weather in May compared t... Log in for more info >
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Online continues to outperform Next’s store performance. The department store reported that full-price sales rose 4.5% in the 13 weeks to 27 April, supported by... Log in for more info >
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Asda warned of an “increasingly challenging backdrop” as the grocer reported a 1.1% drop in like-for-like sales in Q1 2019, attributed to a later Easter, but no... Log in for more info >
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Fashion darling of the noughties Arcadia has had to take drastic measures to reshape its business amid torrid mid-market high street conditions. A CVA to close... Log in for more info >
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Tesco’s UK and ROI like-for-likes rose 0.8% in the 13 weeks to 25 May, boosted by its merger with Booker at the beginning of the previous financial year. Despit... Log in for more info >
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New Look’s pre-tax losses spiralled to £537.5m in 2018/19, due to £423.3m of impairment and finance costs, although the retailer did celebrate a return to profi... Log in for more info >
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Ongoing store openings has meant that TK Maxx has more or less reached its long-term target of 300 to 325 outlets in the UK. TJX UK, which consists of TK Maxx,... Log in for more info >
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H&M has trimmed previous plans to open a net of 175 stores in 2018/19 down to 130 stores, as it places greater focus on e-commerce sales on the back of changing... Log in for more info >
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Following Debenhams’ collapse into a pre-pack administration in April with its lenders immediately taking control, creditors approved a CVA a month later, which... Log in for more info >
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Source: Financial reports, Consumer Surveys, Retail Economics analysis

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  • Market Share - top 10 Clothing & Footwear retailers
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