Apparel and Footwear in the United Arab Emirates
April 2020

List OF CONTENTS AND TABLES

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
Fashion retailing in UAE witnessed slowdown with increasing pressure on retailers’ margins
Sustainable fashion movement upscaling in the UAE
Despite challenging market environment, UAE flagship malls still attract growing footfall of visitors
Driven by intense competition, the UAE continues to lead the region in e-commerce
Growth expected as the UAE gears up to host the Dubai Expo 2020
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
CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)
DEFINITIONS
SOURCES
Summary 1 Research Sources
HEADLINES
PROSPECTS
A goal is to have a sustainable impact on the future
International awareness of modest fashion market expected to grow
Mid-range fashion brands to ramp-up in the forecast period
COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
Landmark Group leads womenswear with a 13% value share
Affordable yet fashionable women’s shirts and blouses show stronger performance than other womenswear categories
Internet retailing is the most growing distribution channel for womenswear
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
Comfortable casual clothing yet professionally looking continues to be the trend
Apart from Splash and Max, international brands dominate apparel and footwear
Casual dress codes are expected to gain larger popularity
COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
Landmark Group continues to lead sales in 2019
Significant growth in internet retailing
Declining consumer spending within menswear in the UAE
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
Performance and sports-inspired apparel continue to grow
Tie-ins with local sports clubs as they look to compete regionally and globally
Environmental concerns pushing people to be active
COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
E-commerce impact in sportswear
International brands dominate sportswear in the United Arab Emirates
Outlook for the future
CATEGORY DATA
Table 49 Sales of Sportswear by Category: Value 2014-2019
Table 50 Sales of Sportswear by Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 51 NBO Company Shares of Sportswear: % Value 2015-2019
Table 52 LBN Brand Shares of Sportswear: % Value 2016-2019
Table 53 Distribution of Sportswear by Format: % Value 2014-2019
Table 54 Forecast Sales of Sportswear by Category: Value 2019-2024
Table 55 Forecast Sales of Sportswear by Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024
HEADLINES
PROSPECTS
Marketing, advertising and promotional programs to attract customers
An essential item, standard jeans expected to continue leading the market
Slower growth of luxury brands expected during forecast period
COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
Alternative apparel items strong competitor to jeans
Landmark Group leads jeans
Kontoor Brands, Inc. completes separation from VF Corp
CATEGORY DATA
Table 56 Sales of Jeans by Category: Volume 2014-2019
Table 57 Sales of Jeans by Category: Value 2014-2019
Table 58 Sales of Jeans by Category: % Volume Growth 2014-2019
Table 59 Sales of Jeans by Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 60 Sales of Men’s Jeans by Category: Volume 2014-2019
Table 61 Sales of Men’s Jeans by Category: Value 2014-2019
Table 62 Sales of Men’s Jeans by Category: % Volume Growth 2014-2019
Table 63 Sales of Men’s Jeans by Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 64 Sales of Women’s Jeans by Category: Volume 2014-2019
Table 65 Sales of Women’s Jeans by Category: Value 2014-2019
Table 66 Sales of Women’s Jeans by Category: % Volume Growth 2014-2019
Table 67 Sales of Women’s Jeans by Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 68 NBO Company Shares of Jeans: % Value 2015-2019
Table 69 LBN Brand Shares of Jeans: % Value 2016-2019
Table 70 Forecast Sales of Jeans by Category: Volume 2019-2024
Table 71 Forecast Sales of Jeans by Category: Value 2019-2024
Table 72 Forecast Sales of Jeans by Category: % Volume Growth 2019-2024
Table 73 Forecast Sales of Jeans by Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024
Table 74 Forecast Sales of Men’s Jeans by Category: Volume 2019-2024
Table 75 Forecast Sales of Men’s Jeans by Category: Value 2019-2024
Table 76 Forecast Sales of Men’s Jeans by Category: % Volume Growth 2019-2024
Table 77 Forecast Sales of Men’s Jeans by Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024
Table 78 Forecast Sales of Women’s Jeans by Category: Volume 2019-2024
Table 79 Forecast Sales of Women’s Jeans by Category: Value 2019-2024
Table 80 Forecast Sales of Women’s Jeans by Category: % Volume Growth 2019-2024
Table 81 Forecast Sales of Women’s Jeans by Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024
HEADLINES
PROSPECTS
Non-sheer hosiery represents majority of sales
Hosiery will continue to be a staple of wardrobes over the forecast period
Slower growth during the forecast period
COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
Landmark Group the leading player in hosiery in 2019
High variety of hosiery distribution channels
Outlook for the future
CATEGORY DATA
Table 82 Sales of Hosiery by Category: Volume 2014-2019
Table 83 Sales of Hosiery by Category: Value 2014-2019
Table 84 Sales of Hosiery by Category: % Volume Growth 2014-2019
Table 85 Sales of Hosiery by Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 86 NBO Company Shares of Hosiery: % Value 2015-2019
Table 87 LBN Brand Shares of Hosiery: % Value 2016-2019
Table 88 Forecast Sales of Hosiery by Category: Volume 2019-2024
Table 89 Forecast Sales of Hosiery by Category: Value 2019-2024
Table 90 Forecast Sales of Hosiery by Category: % Volume Growth 2019-2024
Table 91 Forecast Sales of Hosiery by Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024
HEADLINES
PROSPECTS
Belts and scarves continue to be essential items
Teenagers and men the key target audience
Forecast period trends
COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
Overseas shopping and local climate weighs down sales of gloves and hats/caps
Apparel accessories continues to be dominated by major retail groups
Burberry and Louis Vuitton lead premium segment in 2019
CATEGORY DATA
Table 92 Sales of Apparel Accessories by Category: Volume 2014-2019
Table 93 Sales of Apparel Accessories by Category: Value 2014-2019
Table 94 Sales of Apparel Accessories by Category: % Volume Growth 2014-2019
Table 95 Sales of Apparel Accessories by Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 96 NBO Company Shares of Apparel Accessories: % Value 2015-2019
Table 97 LBN Brand Shares of Apparel Accessories: % Value 2016-2019
Table 98 Forecast Sales of Apparel Accessories by Category: Volume 2019-2024
Table 99 Forecast Sales of Apparel Accessories by Category: Value 2019-2024
Table 100 Forecast Sales of Apparel Accessories by Category: % Volume Growth 2019-2024
Table 101 Forecast Sales of Apparel Accessories by Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024
HEADLINES
PROSPECTS
Competitive offers and promotions throughout the year
Omni-channel retailing approach is the new norm
Fashionable yet comfortable footwear the trend in 2019
COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
Apparel Group leads footwear in the UAE
Different ways to attract customers
Trend towards sports footwear
CATEGORY DATA
Table 102 Sales of Footwear by Category: Volume 2014-2019
Table 103 Sales of Footwear by Category: Value 2014-2019
Table 104 Sales of Footwear by Category: % Volume Growth 2014-2019
Table 105 Sales of Footwear by Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 106 NBO Company Shares of Footwear: % Value 2015-2019
Table 107 LBN Brand Shares of Footwear: % Value 2016-2019
Table 108 Distribution of Footwear by Format: % Value 2014-2019
Table 109 Forecast Sales of Footwear by Category: Volume 2019-2024
Table 110 Forecast Sales of Footwear by Category: Value 2019-2024
Table 111 Forecast Sales of Footwear by Category: % Volume Growth 2019-2024
Table 112 Forecast Sales of Footwear by Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024
HEADLINES
PROSPECTS
Popularity of well-known branded childrenswear
Father-son/mother-daughter matching collections to drive future growth
Family-oriented services and loyalty schemes to attract consumers
COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
Landmark Group continues to lead in childrenswear
Significant promotions and discounts for childrenswear
Growing variety of childrenswear and footwear through different distribution channels
CATEGORY DATA
Table 113 Sales of Childrenswear by Category: Volume 2014-2019
Table 114 Sales of Childrenswear by Category: Value 2014-2019
Table 115 Sales of Childrenswear by Category: % Volume Growth 2014-2019
Table 116 Sales of Childrenswear by Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 117 NBO Company Shares of Childrenswear: % Value 2015-2019
Table 118 LBN Brand Shares of Childrenswear: % Value 2016-2019
Table 119 Forecast Sales of Childrenswear by Category: Volume 2019-2024
Table 120 Forecast Sales of Childrenswear by Category: Value 2019-2024
Table 121 Forecast Sales of Childrenswear by Category: % Volume Growth 2019-2024
Table 122 Forecast Sales of Childrenswear by Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024