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General figures in the textile and clothing industry

Gross sales of textiles and clothing in German retail: 63.84 billion (statista 2016)

Gross sales of textiles and clothing in the German mail order business: 10.65 billion (statista 2016)

Sales of women's clothing in Germany: 25.33 billion (statista 2016)

Sales of men's clothing in Germany: 14.99 billion (statista 2016)

Sales of baby and children's clothing in Germany: 1.16 billion (statista 2016)

Consumer spending on clothing and shoes in Germany: 75.24 billion (statista 2016)

Clothing expenditure per household: 108 euros per month or 4.4% of monthly private consumption expenditure (destatis 2016)

Net sales in clothing retail: 32,724.11 million

Nominal sales development: 2009 -5.6; 2010 +4.3; 2012 and 2015 +0.5; Jan-May 2017 -0.3 (destatis 2017)

Retail clothing companies: 18.101 (destatis 2016, sales tax statistics)

Number of employees: 29,674 (destatis 2016)

Market shares of stationary clothing stores: 50.1% (BTE 2016)

Competitor market shares: Mail order and online retail (18.3%), department stores and department stores (7.6%), grocery retail (6.8%), other (17.2%) (BTE 2016)

Assortment shares in the fashion market: Women's clothing (37%), shoes (18%), underwear (9%), accessories (3%) (BTE / ifH 2015)

 

Operational indicators for medium-sized clothing retailers in 2015

Gross sales per square meter of business space: 2,448.35 euros (BTE company comparison 2016)

Gross sales per employed person: 204,241.05 euros (BTE company comparison 2016)

Stock turnover: 2.4 (BTE company comparison 2016)

Net trading margin (excluding VAT): 39.5% (BTE company comparison 2016)

Total cost: 37.0% (BTE company comparison 2016)

Business Administration Profit in% of gross sales: 2.4% (BTE company comparison 2016)