Apparel and Footwear in Canada
March 2020

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
Athleisure trend and cold climate are ongoing factors driving positive performance of apparel and footwear in Canada
Younger generations drive demand for more sustainable and ethical manufacturing
Highly fragmented competitive landscape marked by notable polarisation of demand
Convenience and expansive offer of e-commerce leads to further share gain
Mixed performance predicted for apparel and footwear in line with weak economic outlook
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
APPENDIX
CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)
DEFINITIONS
SOURCES
Summary 1 Research Sources
HEADLINES
PROSPECTS
Athleisure trend continues to support ongoing demand for women’s leggings
Broad appeal of warm, practical but fashionable parkas supports demand for women’s jackets and coats
Increasing concerns over the environment leads to greater interest in sustainability and ethical sourcing
COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
Brands that address current trends in Canada shine within highly fragmented competitive landscape
Victoria’s Secret aims to regain lost share with relaunch of swimwear line
Reitmans aims to attract greater consumer footfall with concept stores
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
Stable demand with strong performance for men’s jackets and coats due to parka trend
Athleisure trend continues to gain momentum, widening consumer reach
Higher growth for men’s underwear supported by innovation in fabrics and styles
COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
Highly fragmented competitive landscape ranging from fast fashion names to luxury brands
Lululemon Athletica continues to invest in menswear line leading to impressive value growth
Men’s underwear continues to move beyond comfort and basic functionality
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
Changing demographics influences demand for childrenswear, forcing players to differentiate through higher specific value
Boy’s apparel continues to experience strengthening demand, mirroring trends within menswear
Further polarisation in terms of price positioning
COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
Intense competition within highly fragmented landscape
Athleisure trend boosts sales of sports goods stores
E-commerce has polarising effect within childrenswear
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
Athleisure trend continues to positively impact demand for sportswear
Demand for sports footwear driven by both sporting activities and urban leisurewear
Canada’s sporting success maintains and drives greater interest in sportswear
COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
Nike strengthens leadership by expanding product portfolio
adidas offers premium sustainable concept for sportswear
Impressive growth for e-commerce through sportswear
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
Slowing demand for jeans due to athleisure trend encourages further development of stretch denim to capitalise on demand for greater comfort and flexibility
Younger demographics drive demand for and development of sustainable production
Men’s jeans also develop in line with general trend for greater comfort
COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
Economy jeans lead but Levi’s is most dynamic performer
Canadian brands continue to develop within jeans, particularly notable within the premium segment
Players and retailer feel greater pressure through intense competitive environment
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
Slowing demand for sheer hosiery in line with athleisure trend and less formal dressing
Socks as both practical item and attractive accessory continues to drive demand for non-sheer hosiery
Online sock subscription services appeal to time-restricted consumers
COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
Wal-Mart retains lead in highly fragmented competitive landscape with affordable prices and wide distribution network
Limited in-store selection of luxury hosiery due to high price points
From Rachel offers subscription service for sheer hosiery
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
Multi-seasonality of hats/caps supports ongoing demand for apparel accessories
Highest volume growth for scarves, supported by cold Canadian climate
Casualisation in the workplace continues to reduce demand for ties
COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
Highly fragmented and competitive landscape leads to polarisation in pricing and demand
Private label retains stable presence appealing to price-sensitive consumers
Canada Goose continues to record strong growth as it capitalises on its success in outerwear to expand its accessories line
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
Athleisure trend continues to influence styles within footwear, accessing all demographic groups in Canada
Men’s footwear outperforms the larger women’s category as men become increasingly interest in fashion and style
Cold weather boots remain essential footwear for Canada’s winter season
COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
Fierce competition marks retail landscape within footwear
Greater interest amongst younger generations leads to rising demand for sustainable footwear
Leading players adopt more creative approaches to drive footfall through bricks-and-mortar stores in wake of dynamic performance by e-commerce
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