There is a potential for growth in Central European CFA markets.
Several countries project expansion of clothing and footwear sales to 2014.
The clothing and footwear market in Central Europe, namely in Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, , Poland, Romania and Slovakia, is slowly recovering from the effects of the global financial crisis. Even though pre-crisis growth rates are not expected in the foreseeable future, the market offers substantial growth potential to existing manufacturers, importers and retailers operating within these countries and new market entrants alike. Global brands continue their expansion in these countries due to more favourable leasing conditions and positive middle term prospects.
Clothing and Footwear retail market in Central Europe, Market analysis and development forecasts for 2013-2015 supplies a snapshot of the current status of the markets in these six countries, with breakdowns on value, size and prospects for the most significant segments. It offers evaluation of the major distribution channels and reviews consumer and market trends that will likely shape the market in subsequent years.
This report presents pertinent economic and demographic information for Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania and Slovakia. It details the size, value and forecasts for each of their CFA markets and provides analysis of the segments, consumer preferences and behaviour, as well as the top retailer companies. Readers will benefit from the overview of expansion opportunities and potential obstacles along with the latest strategies provided by profiles of top CFA market players in the Central European markets. Readers may also learn which companies plan expansions orcutbacks in store count. The report also contains an overview of the shopping centre landscape.
Detailed corporate profiles of the region’s top CFA retailers are supplied, along with information on leaders (both foreign and domestic) in various clothing segments in the six covered countries. The report explores the relevant characteristics of the major distribution channels, and discusses how the latest consumer trends affect the market. The current and forecasted economic and demographic conditions in the six countries are also outlined and evaluated.
This market study offers the convenience of a single, comprehensive document that, besides the review of the respective countries, offers consolidated data, commentary and projections on the region as well.. Its well-organized format provides easy access to data for comparative purposes, making it a valuable tool for professionals working within the supply chain of the clothing and footwear industry such as retailers, manufacturers and importers, as well as in support industries, financial and investment services and research, educational and governmental sectors.