Fashion market in Austria

Market development

eCommerce revenue development in the Fashion market in Austria

The Austrian Fashion eCommerce market is predicted to reach US$2,398.6 million by 2024 and accounts for 18.3% of the total eCommerce market in Austria. It is expected to decrease over the next years. The expected compound annual growth rate for the next four years (CAGR 2024-2028) will be -2.5%, resulting in a projected market volume of US$2,169.5 million by 2028. Within the Fashion market ECDB considers the following three sub-markets: Apparel, Footwear, and Bags & Accessories.

eCommerce revenue development in the Fashion market in Austria

in million US$

eCommerce revenue growth in the Fashion market in Austria

in %
20202021202220232024202520262027
Revenue (in mUS$)0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Growth (in %)15.570.121.350.67.078.723.019.7

Online share

eCommerce online share of the total Fashion market in Austria

The online share refers to the proportion of the retail volume that is transacted via the Internet. It includes purchases via desktop PC, tablet or smartphone, both via website or app. Only retail of physical goods is taken into account. In the Austrian Fashion retail market, the online share is 34.4% and will increase by an average of 8.6% to 47.8% by 2028.

eCommerce online share of the total Fashion market in Austria

in %
20202021202220232024202520262027
Online share (in %)89.8%21.4%18.4%81.4%46.7%60.4%20.3%98.2%

Top stores

Top five Fashion online stores in Austria by net sales 2023

With sales in the Austrian Fashion market, zalando.at generated a revenue of US$334.0 million in 2023, which means it is the leading online store in this market. The Fashion ranking of Austria is based on all online stores that generated sales in this market in 2023. Due to a country- and category-dependent approach, both national and international online stores can be part of the ranking. The graph shows a filtered revenue. It only includes national sales within the respective market.

eCommerce net sales generated in the Fashion market in Austria in 2023

in million US$
Filtered revenue / share
Global revenue
Growth
US$900.0m
20.7%
US$8,300.0m8.3%
US$550.0m
12.0%
US$4,600.0m12.4%
US$470.0m
3.9%
US$1,190.0m33.6%
US$430.0m
20.6%
US$2,122.0m18.0%
US$370.0m
20.7%
US$1,814.0m12.6%

Payment Methods

Top 5 offered payment methods in the Austrian Fashion market

The Austrian Fashion eCommerce market in 2023 in terms of offered payment methods is fragmented and dominated by a few providers with VISA (Cards) covering the largest share with 95.8% of all online stores checked. Other offered payment methods in the Austrian Fashion eCommerce market in 2023 are Mastercard (Cards) with 95.8%, PayPal (E-wallets) with 80.5%, and Sofortüberweisung (Bank transfer) with 44.9%. With 44.1% Bank transfer/cash in advance (Bank transfer) has already a significantly smaller coverage compared to VISA (Cards).

Top 5 offered payment methods in the Austrian Fashion market

in %

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Shipping Service Provider

Top 5 offered shipping providers in the Austrian Fashion market

Despite Österreichische Post's dominant position with 60.0% of online stores opting for its services, the Austrian Fashion eCommerce market in 2023 remains diverse and competitive. Several other shipping service providers, including DHL, DPD, Hermes, and UPS (United Parcel Service), hold smaller but significant shares, contributing to a dynamic and fragmented market.

Top 5 offered shipping providers in the Austrian Fashion market

in %

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Market definition

Definition of the Fashion market

Market definition: Fashion The category Fashion encompasses the commercial (B2C) sale of apparel (e.g. jackets, t-shirts, joggers, underwear), footwear (e.g. sneakers, boots, sandals), bags (e.g. handbags, backpacks, suitcases), and accessories (e.g. hats, sunglasses, jewelry, watches) via digital channels. Sport-specific equipment (e.g. climbing shoes, goalkeeper gloves, wetsuits), eye care (e.g. glasses and sunglasses with prescriptions) or beauty care (e.g. make-up, fragrances) are not included in this segment. All monetary figures refer to the annual gross revenue and do not factor in shipping costs.

In-scope

  • Apparel (e.g. jackets, t-shirts, joggers, underwear)
  • Footwear (e.g. sneakers, boots, sandals)
  • Bags (e.g. handbags, backpacks, suitcases)
  • Accessories (e.g. hats, sunglasses, jewelry, watches)

Out-of-scope

  • Sport-specific equipment (e.g. climbing shoes, goalkeeper gloves, wetsuits)
  • Eye care (e.g. glasses and sunglasses with prescriptions)
  • Beauty care (e.g. make-up, fragrances)