Apparel and Footwear in Argentina
April 2020

List OF CONTENTS AND TABLES

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
Impact of economic crisis remains in evidence in 2019, but there are signs of recovery
Companies reluctant to raise prices as they seek to maintain volume demand
Government strategy offers interest-free payment option to consumers to stimulate purchases
E-commerce gains traction as players invest, and consumers value convenience and price
Brighter outlook for apparel in Argentina over forecast period as economy recovers and dress codes change
MARKET DATA
Table 1 Sales of Apparel and Footwear by Category: Volume 2014-2019
Table 2 Sales of Apparel and Footwear by Category: Value 2014-2019
Table 3 Sales of Apparel and Footwear by Category: % Volume Growth 2014-2019
Table 4 Sales of Apparel and Footwear by Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 5 NBO Company Shares of Apparel and Footwear: % Value 2015-2019
Table 6 LBN Brand Shares of Apparel and Footwear: % Value 2016-2019
Table 7 Distribution of Apparel and Footwear by Format: % Value 2014-2019
Table 8 Distribution of Apparel and Footwear by Format and Category: % Value 2019
Table 9 Forecast Sales of Apparel and Footwear by Category: Volume 2019-2024
Table 10 Forecast Sales of Apparel and Footwear by Category: Value 2019-2024
Table 11 Forecast Sales of Apparel and Footwear by Category: % Volume Growth 2019-2024
Table 12 Forecast Sales of Apparel and Footwear by Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024
DEFINITIONS
SOURCES
Summary 1 Research Sources
HEADLINES
PROSPECTS
Economic conditions adversely impact demand
Leggings remain popular due to cost and variety
E-commerce gains traction thanks to convenience, range and price
COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
H&M enters Argentina, but does not open its own outlets in order to control costs
Bankruptcies loom as banks withdraw credit following economic crisis
Complex environment remains unappealing to potential new entrants
CATEGORY DATA
Table 13 Sales of Womenswear by Category: Volume 2014-2019
Table 14 Sales of Womenswear by Category: Value 2014-2019
Table 15 Sales of Womenswear by Category: % Volume Growth 2014-2019
Table 16 Sales of Womenswear by Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 17 NBO Company Shares of Womenswear: % Value 2015-2019
Table 18 LBN Brand Shares of Womenswear: % Value 2016-2019
Table 19 NBO Company Shares of Women’s Nightwear: % Value 2015-2019
Table 20 LBN Brand Shares of Women’s Nightwear: % Value 2016-2019
Table 21 NBO Company Shares of Women’s Outerwear: % Value 2015-2019
Table 22 LBN Brand Shares of Women’s Outerwear: % Value 2016-2019
Table 23 NBO Company Shares of Women’s Swimwear: % Value 2015-2019
Table 24 LBN Brand Shares of Women’s Swimwear: % Value 2016-2019
Table 25 NBO Company Shares of Women’s Underwear: % Value 2015-2019
Table 26 LBN Brand Shares of Women’s Underwear: % Value 2016-2019
Table 27 Forecast Sales of Womenswear by Category: Volume 2019-2024
Table 28 Forecast Sales of Womenswear by Category: Value 2019-2024
Table 29 Forecast Sales of Womenswear by Category: % Volume Growth 2019-2024
Table 30 Forecast Sales of Womenswear by Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024
HEADLINES
PROSPECTS
Increasing awareness of personal appearance among men, younger consumers particularly important
Less affluent men switch to shorts and trousers as cheaper alternatives to jeans
Men prefer to reduce volume of purchases than switch to cheaper brands
COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
Companies seek to reduced costs as economic conditions bite, credit lines withdrawn
Zero-interest repayment plans appeal to consumers, smaller companies are more agile than their larger counterparts
E-commerce sees growth, but illegal sales and counterfeit goods remain notable
CATEGORY DATA
Table 31 Sales of Menswear by Category: Volume 2014-2019
Table 32 Sales of Menswear by Category: Value 2014-2019
Table 33 Sales of Menswear by Category: % Volume Growth 2014-2019
Table 34 Sales of Menswear by Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 35 NBO Company Shares of Menswear: % Value 2015-2019
Table 36 LBN Brand Shares of Menswear: % Value 2016-2019
Table 37 NBO Company Shares of Men’s Nightwear: % Value 2015-2019
Table 38 LBN Brand Shares of Men’s Nightwear: % Value 2016-2019
Table 39 NBO Company Shares of Men’s Outerwear: % Value 2015-2019
Table 40 LBN Brand Shares of Men’s Outerwear: % Value 2016-2019
Table 41 NBO Company Shares of Men’s Swimwear: % Value 2015-2019
Table 42 LBN Brand Shares of Men’s Swimwear: % Value 2016-2019
Table 43 NBO Company Shares of Men’s Underwear: % Value 2015-2019
Table 44 LBN Brand Shares of Men’s Underwear: % Value 2016-2019
Table 45 Forecast Sales of Menswear by Category: Volume 2019-2024
Table 46 Forecast Sales of Menswear by Category: Value 2019-2024
Table 47 Forecast Sales of Menswear by Category: % Volume Growth 2019-2024
Table 48 Forecast Sales of Menswear by Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024
HEADLINES
PROSPECTS
Childrenswear performs better than clothes for adults in economic turbulence due to emotional factor and fashion concerns
Childrenswear players minimise price increases in effort to maintain sales
E-commerce gains importance in childrenswear
COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
Cheek SA reduces offers but also lowers prices, Carter’s opens first Argentine outlet
Presence in shopping malls underpins strong positions of leading brands
Players postpone investments until economic conditions improve
CATEGORY DATA
Table 49 Sales of Childrenswear by Category: Volume 2014-2019
Table 50 Sales of Childrenswear by Category: Value 2014-2019
Table 51 Sales of Childrenswear by Category: % Volume Growth 2014-2019
Table 52 Sales of Childrenswear by Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 53 NBO Company Shares of Childrenswear: % Value 2015-2019
Table 54 LBN Brand Shares of Childrenswear: % Value 2016-2019
Table 55 Forecast Sales of Childrenswear by Category: Volume 2019-2024
Table 56 Forecast Sales of Childrenswear by Category: Value 2019-2024
Table 57 Forecast Sales of Childrenswear by Category: % Volume Growth 2019-2024
Table 58 Forecast Sales of Childrenswear by Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024
HEADLINES
PROSPECTS
Health trend has positive influence on sportswear despite economic conditions
Improved economic conditions over forecast period set to encourage new store openings
E-commerce performs well in economic storm, popularity expected to continue rising
COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
Nike extends lead with value share gain, both adidas and Nike invest in new launches
Footwear imports gain strength as local players struggle with economic conditions and demand trends
Under Armour aims to compete for category lead
CATEGORY DATA
Table 59 Sales of Sportswear by Category: Value 2014-2019
Table 60 Sales of Sportswear by Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 61 NBO Company Shares of Sportswear: % Value 2015-2019
Table 62 LBN Brand Shares of Sportswear: % Value 2016-2019
Table 63 Distribution of Sportswear by Format: % Value 2014-2019
Table 64 Forecast Sales of Sportswear by Category: Value 2019-2024
Table 65 Forecast Sales of Sportswear by Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024
HEADLINES
PROSPECTS
Consumers reduce volume of purchases, upmarket jeans see healthier performance than cheaper garments
Consumers trade down to cheaper alternatives to jeans as economic conditions bite
Government’s interest-free payment options help consumers overcome inflation
COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
Illegal sales gain importance due to limited checks and attractive pricing
VF’s Kontoor ends operations in Argentina in 2019
Economic environment results in bankruptcies
CATEGORY DATA
Table 66 Sales of Jeans by Category: Volume 2014-2019
Table 67 Sales of Jeans by Category: Value 2014-2019
Table 68 Sales of Jeans by Category: % Volume Growth 2014-2019
Table 69 Sales of Jeans by Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 70 Sales of Men’s Jeans by Category: Volume 2014-2019
Table 71 Sales of Men’s Jeans by Category: Value 2014-2019
Table 72 Sales of Men’s Jeans by Category: % Volume Growth 2014-2019
Table 73 Sales of Men’s Jeans by Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 74 Sales of Women’s Jeans by Category: Volume 2014-2019
Table 75 Sales of Women’s Jeans by Category: Value 2014-2019
Table 76 Sales of Women’s Jeans by Category: % Volume Growth 2014-2019
Table 77 Sales of Women’s Jeans by Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 78 NBO Company Shares of Jeans: % Value 2015-2019
Table 79 LBN Brand Shares of Jeans: % Value 2016-2019
Table 80 Forecast Sales of Jeans by Category: Volume 2019-2024
Table 81 Forecast Sales of Jeans by Category: Value 2019-2024
Table 82 Forecast Sales of Jeans by Category: % Volume Growth 2019-2024
Table 83 Forecast Sales of Jeans by Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024
Table 84 Forecast Sales of Men’s Jeans by Category: Volume 2019-2024
Table 85 Forecast Sales of Men’s Jeans by Category: Value 2019-2024
Table 86 Forecast Sales of Men’s Jeans by Category: % Volume Growth 2019-2024
Table 87 Forecast Sales of Men’s Jeans by Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024
Table 88 Forecast Sales of Women’s Jeans by Category: Volume 2019-2024
Table 89 Forecast Sales of Women’s Jeans by Category: Value 2019-2024
Table 90 Forecast Sales of Women’s Jeans by Category: % Volume Growth 2019-2024
Table 91 Forecast Sales of Women’s Jeans by Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024
HEADLINES
PROSPECTS
Appeal of cheap illegal products weakens category’s performance in 2019
Non-sheer hosiery boosted by health trend
E-commerce gains strength in hosiery distribution
COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
Eseka SA gains share following development of direct sales channel
Prices see limited increases, but fail to reduce appeal of cheaper illegal alternatives
Illegal sales continue despite government efforts, consumers drawn to counterfeit offerings
CATEGORY DATA
Table 92 Sales of Hosiery by Category: Volume 2014-2019
Table 93 Sales of Hosiery by Category: Value 2014-2019
Table 94 Sales of Hosiery by Category: % Volume Growth 2014-2019
Table 95 Sales of Hosiery by Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 96 NBO Company Shares of Hosiery: % Value 2015-2019
Table 97 LBN Brand Shares of Hosiery: % Value 2016-2019
Table 98 Forecast Sales of Hosiery by Category: Volume 2019-2024
Table 99 Forecast Sales of Hosiery by Category: Value 2019-2024
Table 100 Forecast Sales of Hosiery by Category: % Volume Growth 2019-2024
Table 101 Forecast Sales of Hosiery by Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024
HEADLINES
PROSPECTS
Milder winter in 2019 results in weaker performance
Ties see reduced demand due to workplace shifts, but category’s overall performance is expected to improve
Unbranded products make gains as consumers face limited spending power
COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
A fragmented environment that faces competition from illegal products
Calmer forecast period environment set to result in renewed investments
Private label gains share, sees growing variety of products
CATEGORY DATA
Table 102 Sales of Apparel Accessories by Category: Volume 2014-2019
Table 103 Sales of Apparel Accessories by Category: Value 2014-2019
Table 104 Sales of Apparel Accessories by Category: % Volume Growth 2014-2019
Table 105 Sales of Apparel Accessories by Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 106 NBO Company Shares of Apparel Accessories: % Value 2015-2019
Table 107 LBN Brand Shares of Apparel Accessories: % Value 2016-2019
Table 108 Forecast Sales of Apparel Accessories by Category: Volume 2019-2024
Table 109 Forecast Sales of Apparel Accessories by Category: Value 2019-2024
Table 110 Forecast Sales of Apparel Accessories by Category: % Volume Growth 2019-2024
Table 111 Forecast Sales of Apparel Accessories by Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024
HEADLINES
PROSPECTS
Footwear demand adversely impacted by economic conditions, players limit price increases in effort to reduce stocks
More premium products see healthier performance than cheaper options
E-commerce channel gains importance thanks to convenience and price factors
COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
Nike maintains lead and gains share, category also sees new entrants
Grimoldi seeks government crisis prevention process as currency devaluation hits
Players plan new store openings to compete with Nike and adidas
CATEGORY DATA
Table 112 Sales of Footwear by Category: Volume 2014-2019
Table 113 Sales of Footwear by Category: Value 2014-2019
Table 114 Sales of Footwear by Category: % Volume Growth 2014-2019
Table 115 Sales of Footwear by Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 116 NBO Company Shares of Footwear: % Value 2015-2019
Table 117 LBN Brand Shares of Footwear: % Value 2016-2019
Table 118 Distribution of Footwear by Format: % Value 2014-2019
Table 119 Forecast Sales of Footwear by Category: Volume 2019-2024
Table 120 Forecast Sales of Footwear by Category: Value 2019-2024
Table 121 Forecast Sales of Footwear by Category: % Volume Growth 2019-2024
Table 122 Forecast Sales of Footwear by Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024