PLUNKETT'S APPAREL & TEXTILES INDUSTRY ALMANAC 2014

Key Findings:
• Plunkett Research lists top 350 companies in Apparel and Textiles and names top trends changing the industry for the mid term.

Key Findings:

• 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
• Industry Glossary
• Buyer may register for free access to search and export data at Plunkett Research Online
• Link to our 5-minute video overview of this industry

Pages: 486
Statistical Tables Provided: 10
Companies Profiled: 356
Geographic Focus: Global

A complete market research report, including forecasts and market estimates, technologies analysis and developments at innovative firms. You will gain vital insights that can help you shape your own strategy for business development, product development and investments.
-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?

Contents, Statistics, Forecasts and Analysis Include:
Major Trends Affecting the Apparel & Textiles Industry
1) Introduction to the Apparel & Textiles Industry
2) Globalization Impacts Apparel: Wages Rise in China/Vietnam, Cambodia and Other
Countries Gain Market Share
3) Upswing in U.S. Apparel and Textile Manufacturing Jobs as Firms Reshore
4) Western Apparel Firms Look to the Chinese Retail Market for Growth
5) Working Conditions and Workers’ Rights Become Major Considerations as Work Moves
from China to Lower-Cost Nations
6) High-Tech, Nanotech and Smart Fabrics Proliferate/Flyknit May Revolutionize Manufacture
of Shoes
7) Wearable Electronics and Electronics Incorporated into Apparel Begin to Enter the
Marketplace
8) Exercise Apparel Sales Rise
9) Athletic Footwear Sales Soar, Draws Big Names from Athletes to Designers
10) 3PL Supply Chain Management Evolves to Serve the Global Market
11) The Vast Majority of Shoes Sold in the U.S. Are Made Elsewhere
12) Bricks, Clicks and Catalogs Create Synergies While Online Sales Growth Surges
13) Plus Sizes Market Evolves to Serve Overweight Consumers
14) Discount Clothing Retailers See Promise in Designer Lines
15) Luxury Lines Bounce Back
16) Luxury Goes Online
17) Self Service Apparel Fitting Technologies Grow in Stores and Online
18) Fast Fashion: Designers and Retailers Enjoy Growing Market for Trendy, Inexpensive
Apparel
19) Apparel Manufacturing Goes Green
20) Designers and Manufacturers Bypass the Middleman with Direct-to-Consumer Online
Business Models

Apparel & Textiles Industry Statistics
1) Apparel & Textiles Industry Overview
2) U.S. Apparel Manufacturing Producer Price Index (PPI): 2003-2014
3) Percent Change in Annual U.S. Apparel Manufacturing Producer Prices: 2006-2013
4) Top 50 Countries Exporting Textiles & Apparel to the U.S., All MFA Fibers: 2012-2013
5) Top 50 Destinations of U.S. Textiles & Apparel Exports: 2012-2013
6) Top 25 Countries Exporting Apparel & Non-Apparel Textiles to the U.S., All MFA Fibers: 2012-2013
7) Top 15 Countries Exporting Fabric, Man-Made Fiber Products, Cotton Products & Wool Products to the U.S., All MFA Fibers: 2012-2013
8) U.S. Retail Sales, Selected Kinds of Businesses: 2007-2013
9) Worldwide Cotton Area, Yield & Production: 2011-2014
10) Apparel & Textiles Industry Employment by Business Type, U.S.: 2009-2014

Table Of Contents

PLUNKETT’S APPAREL and TEXTILES INDUSTRY
ALMANAC 2014
CONTENTS
Introduction 1
How to Use This Book 3
Chapter 1: Major Trends Affecting the Apparel and Textiles Industry 6
1) Introduction to the Apparel and Textiles Industry 6
2) Globalization Impacts Apparel: Wages Rise in China/Vietnam, Cambodia and Other
Countries Gain Market Share 10
3) Upswing in U.S. Apparel and Textile Manufacturing Jobs as Firms Reshore 11
4) Western Apparel Firms Look to the Chinese Retail Market for Growth 12
5) Working Conditions and Workers’ Rights Become Major Considerations as Work Moves
from China to Lower-Cost Nations 12
6) High-Tech, Nanotech and Smart Fabrics Proliferate/Flyknit May Revolutionize Manufacture
of Shoes 13
7) Wearable Electronics and Electronics Incorporated into Apparel Begin to Enter the
Marketplace 14
8) Exercise Apparel Sales Rise 16
9) Athletic Footwear Sales Soar, Draws Big Names from Athletes to Designers 16
10) 3PL Supply Chain Management Evolves to Serve the Global Market 17
11) The Vast Majority of Shoes Sold in the U.S. Are Made Elsewhere 19
12) Bricks, Clicks and Catalogs Create Synergies While Online Sales Growth Surges 19
13) Plus Sizes Market Evolves to Serve Overweight Consumers 21
14) Discount Clothing Retailers See Promise in Designer Lines 22
15) Luxury Lines Bounce Back 23
16) Luxury Goes Online 24
17) Self Service Apparel Fitting Technologies Grow in Stores and Online 24
18) Fast Fashion: Designers and Retailers Enjoy Growing Market for Trendy, Inexpensive
Apparel 25
19) Apparel Manufacturing Goes Green 26
20) Designers and Manufacturers Bypass the Middleman with Direct-to-Consumer Online
Business Models 27
Chapter 2: Apparel and Textiles Industry Statistics 29
Apparel and Textiles Industry Overview 30
U.S. Apparel Manufacturing Producer Price Index (PPI): 2003-2014 31
Percent Change in Annual U.S. Apparel Manufacturing Producer Prices: 2006-2013 32
Top 50 Countries Exporting Textiles and Apparel to the U.S., All MFA Fibers: 2012-2013 33
Top 50 Destinations of U.S. Textiles and Apparel Exports: 2012-2013 34
Top 25 Countries Exporting Apparel and Non-Apparel Textiles to the U.S.,
All MFA Fibers: 2012-2013 35
Top 15 Countries Exporting Fabric, Man-Made Fiber Products, Cotton Products
and Wool Products to the U.S., All MFA Fibers: 2012-2013 36
U.S. Retail Sales, Selected Kinds of Businesses: 2007-2013 37
Worldwide Cotton Area, Yield and Production: 2011-2014 38
Apparel and Textiles Industry Employment by Business Type, U.S.: 2009-2014 39
Chapter 3: Important Apparel and Textiles Industry Contacts 40
(Addresses, Phone Numbers and Internet Sites)
Chapter 4: THE APPAREL and TEXTILES 350:
Who They Are and How They Were Chosen 62
Industry List, With Codes 63
Index of Companies Within Industry Groups 65
Alphabetical Index 74
Index of Headquarters Location by U.S. State 77
Index of Non-U.S. Headquarters Location by Country 81
Individual Data Profiles on Each of THE APPAREL and TEXTILES 350 83
Additional Indexes
Index of Hot Spots for Advancement for Women/Minorities 441
Index by Subsidiaries, Brand Names and Selected Affiliations 443
A Short Apparel and Textiles Industry Glossary 463

View This Report »

Find all the market research you need - instantly, in one place.

+1.2 Million Research Documents & Statistics +200,000 Trusted Public Sources 350 Industries With Global Coverage

24/7 Customer Support

Talk to Louis

+1 718 618 4302

Purchase Reports From Reputable Market Research Publishers

Carbon Black Market for Textile Fibers (Polyester, Nylon, Acrylic and Others) for Apparels, Home Textiles and Other End-users - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019

Carbon Black Market for Textile Fibers (Polyester, Nylon, Acrylic and Others) for Apparels, Home Textiles and Other End-users - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019

  • $ 4 795
  • Industry report
  • July 2014
  • by Transparency Market Research

Carbon black is a finely divided black colored powder produced by thermal decomposition or incomplete combustion of hydrocarbons such as natural gas, coal gas and petroleum oil. It is produced as black-colored ...

Dyestuff (Black Color) Market for Nylon Textile Fibers for Home Textiles, Apparels and Other (Multi-filament Fiber and Tow) End-users - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020

Dyestuff (Black Color) Market for Nylon Textile Fibers for Home Textiles, Apparels and Other (Multi-filament Fiber and Tow) End-users - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020

  • $ 4 795
  • Industry report
  • July 2014
  • by Transparency Market Research

The report analyzes and forecasts the market for dyestuff (black color) for nylon textile fibers on the global and regional level. Demand has been forecast based on volumes (tons) and revenue (USD million) ...

Dyestuff (Black Color) Market for Textile Fibers (Polyester, Nylon, Acrylic and Others) for Home Textiles, Apparels and Other End-users - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020

Dyestuff (Black Color) Market for Textile Fibers (Polyester, Nylon, Acrylic and Others) for Home Textiles, Apparels and Other End-users - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020

  • $ 4 795
  • Industry report
  • July 2014
  • by Transparency Market Research

The report analyzes and forecasts the market for dyestuff (black color) for textile fibers on the global and regional level. Demand has been forecast based on volumes (kilo tons) and revenue (USD million) ...


1 Companies

Company Profiles

FedEx Corp.

United States

ReportLinker is an award-winning market research solution that finds, filters and organizes the latest industry data so you get all the market research you need - quickly, in one place.