Firstly, it is well known that certain items of apparel accessories do not need frequent replacement, typically leather belts. Others, like ties, are not as frequently used as before since people prefer more informal and comfortable clothes.
Scarves and hats remain accessories that help consumers to distinguish themselves, besides having natural practical purpose, and this positioning will be consolidated in the future. Summer hats are becoming more and more popular, especially with longer summers like in 2018, when France suffered from a heat wave.
Whilst luxury groups such as Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Bottega Veneta and Hermès are gaining growth thanks to strong demand from a high-end international clientele and the French upper class, the leather market is mainly owned by small businesses with less than a dozen employees that engage in artisanal production. To find a place, the leather companies are doomed to innovate, like the tannery Pechdo, specialist in flexible leather for gloves, which has just introduced the first washable leather after introducing its touch leather gloves.
Primark has opened 12 very large shops in France since 2013 and plans to open four more during 2019. To maintain its lower costs, the Irish group imports its products from Asia, Turkey and Moldavia, with important volumes that allow it to bargain constantly with manufacturers.
Sportswear clothes are more and more frequently sold together with accessories by sports generalist retailers like Decathlon, Go Sport, Intersport, Sport 2000, some of them registering double-digit growth. They offer a very wide range of affordable products for the whole family and for the lower or middle class.
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