HOUSTON, Texas – Plunkett Research, Ltd. recently announced an important market research and competitive analysis report,Apparel & Textiles Industry Almanac, 2019 edition. A complete market research report, including forecasts and market estimates, technologies analysis and developments at innovative firms.
Apparel and accessory retailers generally enjoyed substantial growth in sales around the world during recent decades. Leading American, Japanese and European brands opened large numbers of new stores in developing markets in Asia and elsewhere. Developments driving the appeal and textile industry include “fast fashion” stores that sell the latest designs at very low prices, growing interest in sports apparel for both athletic and non-athletic activities (athleisure), and the rising success of e-commerce in driving in-store apparel retailing.
Plunkett Research analyzes the top trends changing the industry, and provides in-depth industry statistics. In addition, this publication profiles the top 350 companies in the Apparel & Textiles Industry.
Printed Almanac: ISBN 978-1-62831-491-5 (Available Now)
E-book: ISBN 978-1-62831-815-9 (Available Now)
Key Features Include:
Industry trends analysis, market data and competitive intelligence
Market forecasts and Industry Statistics
Industry Associations and Professional Societies List
In-Depth Profiles of hundreds of leading companies
Link to our 5-minute video overview of this industry
Statistical Tables Provided: 11
Companies Profiled: 354
Geographic Focus: Global
Key Questions Answered Include:
How is the industry evolving?
How is the industry being shaped by new technologies?
How is demand growing in emerging markets and mature economies?
What is the size of the market now and in the future?
What are the financial results of the leading companies?
What are the names and titles of top executives?
What are the top companies and what are their revenues?
This feature-rich book covers competitive intelligence, market research and business analysis—everything you need to know about the apparel & textiles business including:
Introduction to the Apparel, Shoes & Textiles Industry
Wage Rise Slows in China/Vietnam and Other Countries Gain Manufacturing Market Share
Upswing in U.S. Apparel and Textile Jobs as Firms Reshore
Working Conditions and Workers’ Rights Become Major Considerations as Work Moves from China to Lower-Cost Nations
Wearable Sensors Track Exercise Data/Apparel and Shoe Manufacturers Adopt Technologies
3-D Printing and Robotics Revolutionize Manufacture of Shoes and Fabrics
Exercise Apparel Sales Rise/Athleisure Clothing Sales Soar
Athletic Footwear Sales Boom, Drawing Big Names from Athletes to Designers
3PL Logistics Services and Supply Chain Management Services
The Vast Majority of Shoes Sold in the U.S. Are Made Elsewhere
Bricks, Clicks and Catalogs Create Synergies While Online Sales Growth Surges
Plus-Size Apparel and Vanity Sizing Target Overweight Consumers
Discount Clothing Retailers See Promise in Designer Lines
Luxury Apparel, Accessories and Consumer Products Lines Compete for Growth
Luxury Apparel, Accessories and Shoes Soar in Online Sales
Self Service Apparel Fitting Technologies Grow in Stores and Online
Fast Fashion: Designers and Retailers Speed Up
Apparel Manufacturing Goes Green
Designers and Manufacturers Bypass the Middleman with Direct-to-Consumer Online Business Models
Fashion Rental Grows Thanks to Online Apparel Pioneer Rent the Runway
Subscription Fashion Services Grow, Including Stitch Fix
Amazon Becomes One of the World’s Leading Sellers of Apparel and Shoes
Disruption, Technology and the Future of the Fashion, Apparel and Shoes Business
Apparel & Textiles Industry Statistics
Apparel, Shoes & Textiles Industry Statistics and Market Size Overview
U.S. Apparel Manufacturing Producer Price Index (PPI): 2003-February 2019
Percent Change in Annual U.S. Apparel Manufacturing Producer Prices: 2004-2018
Top 50 Countries Exporting Textiles & Apparel to the U.S., All MFA Fibers: 2017-2018
Top 50 Destinations of U.S. Textiles & Apparel Exports: 2017-2018
Top 25 Countries Exporting Apparel & Non-Apparel Textiles to the U.S., All MFA Fibers: 2017-2018
Top 15 Countries Exporting Fabric, Man-Made Fiber Products, Cotton Products & Wool Products to the U.S., All MFA Fibers: 2017-2018
U.S. Retail Sales, Selected Kinds of Businesses: 2012-2018
U.S. Retail Sales of Apparel, Shoes & Accessories: 2018
Worldwide Cotton Area, Yield & Production: 2016-2019
Apparel & Textiles Industry Employment by Business Type, U.S.: 2014-2019
Companies Mentioned Include:
Abercrombie & Fitch Co
Motorsports Authentics LLC
Alpha Pro Tech Ltd
American Eagle Outfitters Inc
Warnaco Swimwear Inc