Global Swimwear and Beachwear Industry

  • May 2013
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  • Global Industry Analysts
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  • 337 pages

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Swimwear and Beachwear in Million Units and US$ Million by the following End-Use Segments: Men's Wear, Women's Wear, and Children's Wear. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, China, South Korea, Brazil, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 224 companies including many key and niche players such as American Apparel, Inc., Arena Italia S.p.A, Diana Sport, Eveden Group, Jantzen, Inc., La Perla Group, NOZONE Clothing Limited, O'Neill, Inc., PARAH S.p.A., Pentland Group plc., Speedo International Ltd., Perry Ellis International, Inc., Quiksilver, Inc., Seafolly, Seaspray Swimwear, Tefron, TYR Sport, and PVH Corp. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs.

Table Of Contents




I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY and PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation and Reporting Level I-2
Quantitative Techniques and Analytics I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3


II.EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1
Swimwear and Beachwear - Global Market Scenario II-1
Market Snapshots II-1
Fashion - An Indispensable Aspect of Swimwear and Beachwear II-2
Market Performance during the Global Economic Slowdown II-3
US and Brazil - The Largest Swimwear Markets, China Exhibits
Fastest Growth II-3
Women’s Swimwear Rules the Roost, Children’s Swimwear -
Potential Opportunity Generator II-4

2. GROWTH DRIVERS, MARKET TRENDS and ISSUES II-5
Leisure Travel - A Business Case for Swimwear and Beachwear II-5
Bold Hues and Asymmetric Patterns Dominate the Market II-5
Increasing Health Awareness - A Key Growth Driver II-6
Celebrities Drive Swimwear and Beachwear Fashion Trends II-6
Non-Skimpy Swimwear Gains Attention II-6
UV Protective Swimwear for Kids - A Panacea for Parents Concern II-7
Beach Towel Revives into a Fashion Accessory II-7
Swimwear and Beachwear Makers Make Hay while the Sun Shines II-7
Beachwear Accessories Offered as Add-ons to Increase Profits II-8
Product Innovations: Name of the Game II-8
Growing Awareness Among Swimwear Users about Technical
Specifications of Fabrics II-8
Swimwear - An Expensive Affair II-9
Lower Participation Rates Trigger Consolidation in the Water
Sports Apparel Market II-9
FINA Bans High-Technology Swimsuits II-10

3. WOMEN’S AND MEN’S SWIMWEAR AND BEACHWEAR - AN OVERVIEW II-11
Women’s Swimwear and Beachwear II-11
Design Trends in Women’s Swimwear II-11
Retro Wear Back in Fashion II-11
Modest Swimwear - A Burgeoning Market II-12
Significance of a Correct Fit and Control Fabric II-12
Plus-Size Swimwear Exhibits Significant Growth Potential II-12
Swimwear Transcends to Street-Wear Styles II-13
Men’s Swimwear and Beachwear II-13
Men’s Swimwear Market - Treading on a Positive Note II-13
Design Trends in the Men’s Swimwear Market II-13
Floral Patterns and Bright Colors - In Vogue in Men’s Segment II-14

4. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-15
Swimwear II-15
Swimsuits: An Overview II-15
Some Interesting Facts II-15
Evolution of Swimsuits II-16
Advantages of Swimwear II-16
Market Segmentation II-17
Women’s Swimwear II-17
One-Piece Swimsuits II-17
Tank Suits II-17
Sling Bikini II-17
Pretzel suit II-17
Monokini II-17
Maillots II-17
Two-Piece Swimsuits II-18
Kneeskin II-18
Bodyskin II-18
Racerback II-18
Men’s Swimwear II-19
Racing Suits II-19
Drag Suits II-19
Square Leg Suits II-19
Men’s Bikinis II-20
Swim Trunks II-20
Speedos II-20
Legskin II-21
Kids Swimwear II-21
Kids Bathing Suits II-21
Girls Swimsuits II-21
Beachwear II-22
Beachwear - More Substantial Wear II-22
Evolution of Beachwear II-22
Beach-Ready Combinations II-22
Women’s Beachwear II-22
Styles in Vogue II-22
Materials in Use II-23
Bandeaux II-23
Bikinis II-23
Bathrobes II-23
Beach Pants II-24
Cover-ups II-24
Joggers II-24
Kimono II-25
Pareos II-25
Sarongs II-25
Swim Pants II-26
Thongs II-26
Burkini Beach Wear II-27
Men’s Beachwear II-27
Men’s Shirts II-27
Men’s Shorts II-27
Men Board Shorts II-28
Men’s Beach Pants II-28
Waterproof Pants II-28
Kids/Children’s Beachwear II-28
Kids Capris II-29
Girls Shirts II-29
Boys Shorts II-29
Distribution of Swimwear and Beachwear II-29

5. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS AND INTRODUCTIONS II-30
Portico and Parasol Collaborate to Introduce Portico Swim
Collection II-30
Littlewoods Introduces Swimwear Range by Myleene Klass II-30
Lands' End Launches Shape and Enhance Swimwear Collection II-30
Platypus Australia Introduces Summer 2013 Range of Children's
UV Protective Swimwear II-31
Curvissa Launches Winter Sun Swimwear Collection II-31
Aquazzurra Launches Online Swimwear Store II-31
Lybethras Unveils 2013 Swimwear Collection II-31
Victoria's Secret Unveils "Bright Young Things" Beachwear
Collection II-32
Ashley Stewart Launches Swimwear Collection II-32
Oiler and Boiler Unveils Island Super Wear Collection of Swimwear II-32
John Malkovich Introduces Men's Beachwear for Yoox.com II-32
Wholesalesarong.com Introduces New Celtic Sarongs II-32
SENSI Bikinis Launches Second Collection of Indian Summer
Swimwear II-33
Lifeguard Master Unveils Men's Lifeguard Swimsuit II-33
Feline Swimwear Introduces Customizable Swimwear Line II-33
DVF and Roxy Launch New Line of Swimwear II-34
Vanwolff Introduces Men's Swimwear Lines II-34
HOM Unveils Men's Underwear Designs on deadgoodundies.com II-34
Oakley to Introduce Swimwear Range for Women II-34
TAVIK® Introduces 2013 Spring and Summer Swimwear Collection II-35
Aqua Sphere Launches NAIAD and Active Swim Range II-35
Calvin Klein Introduces the 2012 Swimwear Spring Summer
Collection II-36
Adore Me Introduces Swimwear Segment II-36
Fullbeauty Introduces Plus Size Swimwear for Women II-36
Spicy Lingerie Introduces Swimwear Range for Women II-36
Jordan Taylor Inc Launches Caitlin Kelly Swimwear II-36
Arena International Unveils Powerskin Carbon-Pro II-37
Versace Unveils Beachwear and Underwear Range for Men and Women II-37
Peixoto Introduces 2013 "Color Me Lovely" Swimwear Collection II-37
Bordelle Unveils Bond-Age Swimwear Cruise Collection II-38
Curvysea.com Introduces Plus Size Swimwear Collection II-38
Snapper Rock Launches Beachwear Collection II-38
BodyBody.com Unveils Summer 2012 Swimwear Collection II-38
Clever Moda Launches Fall 2012 Swimwear Collection II-39
Sweetpea Swimwear Introduces Glamorous Swimwear Range II-39
Ecoswim.com Unveils Eco Swim Swimwear Collection II-39
Meemi Launches Make Waves Swimwear Collection II-39
Fox and Rose Introduces 2012 Beachwear Collection II-39
Love Brand Unveils The Icons Range of Swimming Trunks II-40
SauvageWear.com Introduces 2012 Swimwear Collection II-40
The Orchid Boutique Unveils Orchid Label Swimwear Range II-40
Peixoto Introduces ‘Such is Life in the Tropics’ Swimwear
Collection II-40
SwimZip Introduces Swimwear Line for Children II-40
Freya Launches New Swimwear Range II-41
Calavera Swimwear Introduce New Collection II-41
Malibu Dream Girl Introduces Maidenform Swimwear II-41
Paolita Introduces 2012 Beachwear Collections II-42
Elite Fashion Swimwear Unveils Luli Fama Swimwear Collection II-42
Mya Blue Beach Introduces New Swimwear Collections II-42
Swimwear Boutique.com Makes Additions to Designer Swimwear Range II-43
Aguaclara Rolls Out New Collection of Swimwear II-43
Lee And Lani Swimwear LLC Rolls Out 2012 Swimwear Collection II-43
Wildfox Couture Unveils Wildfox Swim Collection II-44
Le Doux Swimwear Rolls Out 2012 Sin City Glitz Summer Collection II-44
Littlewoods Europe Introduces New Range of Swimwear and Shapewear II-44
ARGENTOVIVO Unveils Spring/Summer Collection 2011 II-44
French Connection Unveils Beachwear and Swimwear Collection II-45
Odina Swimwear Introduces Spring 2011 Swimwear Collection II-45
Spanx Launches shaping swimwear II-45
Shabby Apple Unveils Queensland Line of Swimwear II-45
TYR Unveils Tracer Rise II-46
Naturana Unveils Eco-friendly Swimwear II-46
Suzy May Unveils New Range of Swimwear II-46
Aimer Unveils New Swimwear Line II-46
Lands' End Unveils Swimwear Line II-46
Scofoni Unveils Sarah Scotford’s Swimwear Collection II-46
Kikidoll Unveils Signature Shell Swimwear Line II-47
Speedo Unveils Shapeline Collection II-47
Speedo Unveils 2010 Performance Swimwear II-47

6. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-48
PVH Acquires The Warnaco Group II-48
PVH Inks Licensing Agreement with Comercio Excelente II-48
Cake Lingerie Acquires Ilant II-48
Malibu Design and Ruby Rd Enter Licensing Partnership II-48
Koru Swimwear Collaborates with Jay Alders II-49
Trimera Group Signs Licensing Agreement with BCBG MAX AZRIA GROUP II-49
Carlyle Group Buys Stake in Penti II-49
G-III Apparel Group Takes Over Vilebrequin II-49
Manhattan Beachwear Secures License for Marketing Adidas Swimwear II-49
Wacoal Takes Over Eveden Group II-50
American Apparel Takes Over Warriors of Radness II-50
Fashion Holding Acquires Zingara II-50
ModelWorx Studio Acquires Substantial Stake in Blooming Bikinis II-50
Sperry Top-Sider and Manhattan Beachwear Enter into Licensing
Partnership II-50
Parah Opens New Stores in Rome and Peschiera del Garda II-51
Manhattan Beachwear Secures License for Modern Amusement Brand II-51
Linsalata Capital Partners Takes Over Apparel Ventures II-51
N Brown Group plc Acquires Figleaves II-51

7. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS II-52
American Apparel, Inc. (USA) II-52
Arena Italia S.p.A (Italy) II-52
Diana Sport (USA) II-52
Eveden Group (UK) II-53
Jantzen, Inc. (USA) II-53
La Perla Group (Italy) II-54
NoZONE Clothing Limited (Canada) II-54
O'Neill, Inc. (USA) II-54
PARAH S.p.A (Italy) II-55
Pentland Group plc. (UK) II-55
Speedo International Ltd. (UK) II-55
Perry Ellis International, Inc. (USA) II-56
Quiksilver, Inc. (USA) II-56
Seafolly (Australia) II-56
Seaspray Swimwear (UK) II-57
Tefron (Israel) II-57
TYR Sport, Inc. (USA) II-57
PVH Corp. (USA) II-58

8. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-59
Volume Analytics II-59
Table 1: Global Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Swimwear and Beachwear Market by Geographic Region - US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, China, South Korea, Brazil, and Rest
of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in Million Units for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-59

Table 2: Global Historic Review for Swimwear and Beachwear
Market by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
China, South Korea, Brazil, and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million
Units for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-60

Table 3: Global 15-Year Perspective for Swimwear and
Beachwear by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, China, South
Korea, Brazil, and Rest of World Markets for 2004, 2012 and
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-61
Value Analytics II-62
Table 4: Global Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Swimwear and Beachwear Market by Geographic Region - US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, China, South Korea, Brazil, and Rest
of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-62

Table 5: Global Historic Review for Swimwear and Beachwear by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, China, South
Korea, Brazil, and Rest of World Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-63

Table 6: Global 15-Year Perspective for Swimwear and
Beachwear by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Value Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, China, South
Korea, Brazil, and Rest of World Markets for 2004, 2012 and
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-64
By Product Category II-65
Table 7: Global Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Swimwear and Beachwear Market by Product Category - Men's
Swimwear and Beachwear, Women's Swimwear and Beachwear, and
Children's Swimwear and Beachwear Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-65

Table 8: Global Historic Review for Swimwear and Beachwear
Market by Product Category - Men's Swimwear and Beachwear,
Women's Swimwear and Beachwear, and Children's Swimwear and
Beachwear Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-66

Table 9: Global 15-Year Perspective for Swimwear and
Beachwear Market by Product Category - Percentage Breakdown
of Value Sales for Men's Swimwear and Beachwear, Women's
Swimwear and Beachwear, and Children's Swimwear and Beachwear
Markets for 2004, 2012 and 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-67


III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
US Swimwear and Beachwear: A Major Market Globally III-1
Aging Baby Boomers- Emerging Revenue Contributors III-1
Swimwear Fashion Trends III-1
Swimwear EXIM Statistics III-2
Knitted (Synthetic Fibres) Swimwear III-2
Table 10: US Exports of Women and Girls Knitted (Synthetic
Fibres) Swimwear by Country of Destination (2011 and 2012):
Value Exports in US$ Thousand for Canada, Mexico, The UK,
United Arab Emirates, Australia, Belgium, Hong Kong, The
Netherlands, Italy, Dominican Republic, and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2

Table 11: US Imports of Women and Girls Knitted (Synthetic
Fibres) Swimwear by Origin (2011 and 2012): Value Imports in
US$ Thousand for China, Indonesia, Cambodia, Vietnam, Sri
Lanka, Mexico, Taiwan, Bangladesh, Colombia, Dominican
Republic, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3

Table 12: US Exports of Men and Boys Knitted (Synthetic
Fibres) by Country of Destination (2011 and 2012): Value
Exports in US$ Thousand for Canada, Japan, Aruba, Belgium,
Mexico, Italy, Sweden, United Kingdom, and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-4

Table 13: US Imports of Men and Boys Knitted (Synthetic
Fibres) Swimwear by Origin (2011 and 2012): Value Imports in
US$ Thousand for Mexico, China, Vietnam, Indonesia,
Canada, Spain, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Colombia, Bangladesh,
and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-4
Knitted (Textile) Swimwear III-5
Table 14: US Exports of Women and Girls Knitted (Textile)
Swimwear by Country of Destination (2011 and 2012): Value
Exports in US$ Thousand for Mexico, Canada, United
Kingdom, Cayman Islands, Netherlands, Russia, South Korea,
Costa Rica, Bermuda, Greece, and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5

Table 15: US Imports of Women and Girls Knitted (Textile)
Swimwear by Origin (2011 and 2012): Value Imports in US$
Thousand for China, Italy, Thailand, Indonesia, El
Salvador, Brazil, Australia, France, Tunisia, India, and
Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5

Table 16: US Exports of Men and Boys Knitted (Textile)
Swimwear by Country of Destination (2011 and 2012): Value
Exports in US$ Thousand for Canada, Germany, Japan,
Mexico, South Korea, Aruba, United Kingdom, and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-6

Table 17: US Imports of Men and Boys Knitted (Textile)
Swimwear by Origin (2011 and 2012): Value Imports in US$
Thousand for Portugal, China, Italy, India, Tunisia,
Bangladesh, United Kingdom, Brazil, Spain, and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-6
Woven Swimwear III-7
Table 18: US Exports of Women and Girls Woven Swimwear by
Country of Destination (2011 and 2012): Value Exports in
US$ Thousand for Canada, Panama, Mexico, Japan, United
Kingdom, South Korea, Australia, Israel, Bahamas, El
Salvador, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-7

Table 19: US Imports of Women and Girls Woven Swimwear by
Origin (2011 and 2012): Value Imports in US$ Thousand for
China, Portugal, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Italy, Bangladesh,
Vietnam, Brazil, Slovakia, Taiwan, and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-7

Table 20: US Exports of Men and Boys Woven Swimwear by
Country of Destination (2011 and 2012): Value Exports in
US$ Thousand for Canada, Mexico, South Korea, Japan,
Philippines, United Kingdom, Germany, United Arab
Emirates, Venezuela, Hong Kong, and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-8

Table 21: US Imports of Men and Boys Woven Swimwear by
Origin (2011 and 2012): Value Imports in US$ Thousand for
China, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Cambodia, Sri Lanka, Thailand,
Indonesia, Taiwan, Portugal, Italy, and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-8
Product Launches III-9
Strategic Corporate Developments III-18
Select Leading Players III-20
B.Market Analytics III-24
Unit Analytics III-24
Table 22: The US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Swimwear and Beachwear - Annual Sales in Million Units
for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-24

Table 23: The US Historic Review for Swimwear and
Beachwear - Annual Sales in Million Units for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-24
Value Analytics III-25
Table 24: The US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Swimwear and Beachwear - Annual Revenues in US$ Million for
Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-25

Table 25: The US Historic Review for Swimwear and Beachwear
- Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25

2. CANADA III-26
A.Market Analysis III-26
EXIM Statistics III-26
Knitted (Synthetic Fibres) Swimwear III-26
Table 26: Canadian Exports of Women and Girls Knitted
(Synthetic Fibres) Swimwear by Country of Destination
(2011 and 2012): Export Value in US$ Thousand United States,
United Arab Emirates, Mexico, Spain, United Kingdom,
Kazakhstan, Panama, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Germany, and
Others III-26

Table 27: Canadian Imports of Womens and Girls Knitted
(Synthetic Fibres) Swimwear by Origin (2011 and 2012):
Import Value in US$ Thousand for China, Cambodia, United
States, Vietnam, Mexico, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Australia,
Taiwan, Colombia, and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-27

Table 28: Canadian Exports of Men and Boys Knitted
(Synthetic Fibres) Swimwear by Country of Destination
(2011 and 2012): Export Value in US$ Thousand for United
States, Kazakhstan, United Kingdom, France, Russia,
Dominican Republic, Netherlands, and Others III-27

Table 29: Canadian Imports of Men and Boys Knitted
(Synthetic Fibres) Swimwear by Origin (2011 and 2012):
Import Value in US$ Thousand for China, Mexico,
Bangladesh, Indonesia, Thailand, United States, Vietnam,
Sri Lanka, Italy, Taiwan, and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-28
Knitted (Textile) Swimwear III-28
Table 30: Canadian Exports of Women and Girls Knitted
(Textile) Swimwear by Country of Destination (2011and 2012):
Export Value in US$ Thousand for United Kingdom, United
States, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-28

Table 31: Canadian Imports of Women and Girls Knitted
(Textile) Swimwear by Origin (2011 and 2012): Import Value
in US$ Thousand China, United States, Australia, France,
Hong Kong, Bangladesh, and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-29

Table 32: Canadian Exports of Men and Boys Knitted Textile
Swimwear by Country of Destination (2011): Export Value
in US$ Thousand for United States and Portugal (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29

Table 33: Canadian Imports of Men and Boys Knitted Textile
Swimwear by Origin (2011and 2012): Import Value in US$
Thousand for Bangladesh, China, United States, Cambodia,
and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29
Woven Swimwear III-30
Table 34: Canadian Exports of Women and Girls Woven Swimwear
by Country of Destination (2011and 2012): Export Value in
US$ Thousand for United States, Lebanon, United Kingdom,
and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30

Table 35: Canadian Imports of Women and Girls Woven Swimwear
by Origin (2011and 2012): Import Value in US$ Thousand for
China, United States, Australia, Bangladesh, Portugal,
Cambodia, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Brazil, Colombia, and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30

Table 36: Canadian Exports of Men and Boys Woven Swimwear
by Country of Destination (2011and 2012): Export Value in
US$ Thousand for United States, United Arab Emirates,
Dominican Republic, Germany, United Kingdom, Australia,
Japan, South Korea, and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-31

Table 37: Canadian Imports of Men and Boys Woven Swimwear by
Origin (2011and 2012): Import Value in US$ Thousand for
Bangladesh, China, Vietnam, Philippines, Cambodia,
Indonesia, Bulgaria, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Italy, and
Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31
NoZONE Clothing Limited - A Key Player III-32
B.Market Analytics III-32
Unit Analytics III-32
Table 38: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Swimwear and Beachwear - Annual Sales in Million Units
for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-32

Table 39: Canadian Historic Review for Swimwear and
Beachwear - Annual Sales in Million Units for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-33
Value Analytics III-34
Table 40: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Swimwear and Beachwear - Annual Revenues in US$ Million
for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-34

Table 41: Canadian Historic Review for Swimwear and
Beachwear - Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34

3. JAPAN III-35
A.Market Analysis III-35
The ‘Cool Biz’ Campaign Augurs Well for the Swimwear Market
in Japan III-35
B.Market Analytics III-36
Unit Analytics III-36
Table 42: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Swimwear and Beachwear - Annual Sales in Million Units
for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-36

Table 43: Japanese Historic Review for Swimwear and
Beachwear - Annual Sales in Million Units for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36
Value Analytics III-37
Table 44: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Swimwear and Beachwear - Annual Revenues in US$ Million
for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-37

Table 45: Japanese Historic Review for Swimwear and
Beachwear - Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

4. EUROPE III-38
A.Market Analysis III-38
Europe - A Leading Swimwear and Beachwear Market III-38
European Swimwear and Beachwear - Market Snapshots III-38
Table 46: European Market for Swimwear (2012): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Revenue by Gender (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38
Future Trends in the European Swimwear Market III-39
EXIM Statistics III-40
Table 47: European Imports of Women and Girls Swimwear by
Origin (2011 and 2012): Value Imports in US$ Million for
Germany, France, Italy, United Kingdom, Spain, Netherlands,
Austria, Poland, Belgium, Sweden, and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

Table 48: European Exports of Women and Girls Swimwear by
Country of Destination (2011 and 2012): Value Exports in US$
Million for Germany, France, Italy, United Kingdom,
Poland, Netherlands, Belgium, Austria, Spain, Hungary, and
Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

Table 49: European Imports of Men and Boys Swimwear by Origin
(2011 and 2012): Value Imports in US$ Million for France,
Italy, Germany, Spain, Netherlands, Belgium, United
Kingdom, Austria, Poland, Slovakia, and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-41

Table 50: European Exports of Men and Boys Swimwear by
Country of Destination (2011 and 2012): Value Exports in US$
Million for United Kingdom, Netherlands, Italy, France,
Germany, Belgium, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Czech Republic,
and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-41
B.Market Analytics III-42
Unit Analytics III-42
Table 51: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Swimwear and Beachwear by Region - France, Germany,
Italy, UK, Spain, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Units for
Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-42

Table 52: European Historic Review for Swimwear and
Beachwear by Geographic Region- France, Germany, Italy, UK,
Spain, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in Million Units for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43

Table 53: European 15-Year Perspective for Swimwear and
Beachwear by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Volume Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, and
Rest of Europe Markets for 2004, 2012 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-44
Value Analytics III-45
Table 54: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Swimwear and Beachwear by Geographic Region - France,
Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, and Rest of Europe Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-45

Table 55: European Historic Review for Swimwear and
Beachwear by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy,
UK, Spain, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46

Table 56: European 15-Year Perspective for Swimwear and
Beachwear by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Value Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, and
Rest of Europe Markets for 2004, 2012 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47

4a. FRANCE III-48
A.Market Analysis III-48
Product Launch III-48
B.Market Analytics III-49
Unit Analytics III-49
Table 57: French Recent Past, Current, and Future Analysis
for Swimwear and Beachwear - Annual Sales in Million Units
for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-49

Table 58: French Historic Review for Swimwear and Beachwear
- Annual Sales in Million Units for Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-49
Value Analytics III-50
Table 59: French Recent Past, Current, and Future Analysis
for Swimwear and Beachwear - Annual Revenues in US$ Million
for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-50

Table 60: French Historic Review for Swimwear and Beachwear -
Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-50

4b. GERMANY III-51
Market Analysis III-51
Unit Analytics III-51
Table 61: German Recent Past, Current, and Future Analysis
for Swimwear and Beachwear - Annual Sales in Million Units
for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-51

Table 62: German Historic Review for Swimwear and Beachwear -
Annual Sales in Million Units for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-52
Value Analytics III-53
Table 63: German Recent Past, Current, and Future Analysis
for Swimwear and Beachwear - Annual Revenues in US$ Million
for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-53

Table 64: German Historic Review for Swimwear and Beachwear
with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-53

4c. ITALY III-54
A.Market Analysis III-54
Table 65: Italian Swimwear Market by Gender (2012):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales for Women and
Girls, and Men and Boys (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-54

Table 66: Italian Swimwear Market by Gender (2012):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenue for Women and Girls, and
Men and Boys (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-54
Product Launches III-54
Strategic Corporate Development III-55
Select Major Players III-56
B.Market Analytics III-57
Unit Analytics III-57
Table 67: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Swimwear and Beachwear - Annual Sales in Million Units
for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-57

Table 68: Italian Historic Review for Swimwear and
Beachwear - Annual Sales in Million Units for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-58
Value Analytics III-59
Table 69: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Swimwear and Beachwear - Annual Revenues in US$ Million
for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-59

Table 70: Italian Historic Review for Swimwear and
Beachwear - Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-59

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-60
A.Market Analysis III-60
Market Overview III-60
Product Launches III-60
Strategic Corporate Developments III-63
Select Major Players III-64
B.Market Analytics III-65
Unit Analytics III-65
Table 71: The UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Swimwear and Beachwear - Annual Sales in Million Units for
Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-65

Table 72: The UK Historic Review for Swimwear and Beachwear -
Annual Sales in Million Units for Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-66
Value Analytics III-67
Table 73: The UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Swimwear and Beachwear - Annual Revenues in US$ Million for
Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-67

Table 74: The UK Historic Review for Swimwear and Beachwear -
Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-67

4e. SPAIN III-68
A.Market Analysis III-68
Table 75: Spanish Swimwear Market by Gender (2012):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales for Women and
Girls, and Men and Boys (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-68

Table 76: Spanish Swimwear Market by Gender (2012):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenue Women and Girls, and Men
and Boys (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-68
B.Market Analytics III-69
Unit Analytics III-69
Table 77: Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Swimwear and Beachwear - Annual Sales in Million Units
for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-69

Table 78: Spanish Historic Review for Swimwear and
Beachwear - Annual Sales in Million Units for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-69
Value Analytics III-70
Table 79: Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Swimwear and Beachwear - Annual Revenues in US$ Million
for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-70

Table 80: Spanish Historic Review for Swimwear and
Beachwear - Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-70

4f. REST OF EUROPE III-71
A.Market Analysis III-71
The Netherlands III-71
Table 81: The Netherlands Swimwear Market by Gender (2012):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales for Women and
Girls, and Men and Boys (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-71

Table 82: The Netherlands Swimwear Market by Gender (2012):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenue for Women and Girls,
and Men and Boys (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-71
Strategic Corporate Developments III-71
B.Market Analytics III-72
Unit Analytics III-72
Table 83: Rest of European Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Swimwear and Beachwear - Annual Sales in
Million Units for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-72

Table 84: Rest of European Historic Review for Swimwear and
Beachwear - Annual Sales in Million Units for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-73
Value Analytics III-74
Table 85: Rest of European Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Swimwear and Beachwear - Annual Revenues in
US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-74

Table 86: Rest of European Historic Review for Swimwear and
Beachwear - Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-75

5. CHINA III-76
A.Market Analysis III-76
Chinese Swimwear Industry - A Review III-76
Table 87: Chinese Swimwear Market by Leading Brands (2010):
Percentage Market Share Breakdown of Ex-Factory Revenue for
Hosa, Arena, Zoke, Speedo, Heatwave, and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-76

Table 88: Chinese Swimwear Market by Segment (2010):
Percentage Breakdown for Mid-to-high and Low-to-mid
Segments (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-77

Table 89: Chinese Low-to-Mid Swimwear Segment by Leading
Brand (2010): Percentage Breakdown of Ex-Factory Revenue
for Hosa, Arena, Zoke, Speedo, Heatwave and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-77
Surging Popularity of Hot Spring and Spas: A Business Case
for Swimwear Market III-77
Challenges Faced by the Chinese Swimwear Industry III-78
China- The Largest Exporter of Swimwear III-78
B.Market Analytics III-79
Unit Analytics III-79
Table 90: Chinese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Swimwear and Beachwear - Annual Sales in Million Units
for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-79

Table 91: Chinese Historic Review for Swimwear and
Beachwear - Annual Sales in Million Units for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-79
Value Analytics III-80
Table 92: Chinese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Swimwear and Beachwear - Annual Revenues in US$ Million
for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-80

Table 93: Chinese Historic Review for Swimwear and
Beachwear - Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-80

6. SOUTH KOREA III-81
Market Analysis III-81
Unit Analytics III-81
Table 94: South Korean Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Swimwear and Beachwear - Annual Sales in
Million Units for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-81

Table 95: South Korean Historic Review for Swimwear and
Beachwear - Annual Sales in Million Units for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-82
Value Analytics III-83
Table 96: South Korean Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Swimwear and Beachwear - Annual Revenues in
US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-83

Table 97: South Korean Historic Review for Swimwear and
Beachwear - Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-83

7. BRAZIL III-84
A.Market Analysis III-84
Brazilian Swimwear Market - A Review III-84
Emergence of Brazilian Label III-84
Brazilian Products to Continue to Dominate Domestic Market III-84
Swimwear Purchasing Patterns in Brazil III-85
Brazil’s Beachwear Exports to Europe III-85
Product Launch III-86
B.Market Analytics III-86
Unit Analytics III-86
Table 98: Brazilian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Swimwear and Beachwear - Annual Sales in Million Units
for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-86

Table 99: Brazilian Historic Review for Swimwear and
Beachwear - Annual Sales in Million Units for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-87
Value Analytics III-88
Table 100: Brazilian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Swimwear and Beachwear - Annual Revenues in US$ Million
for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-88

Table 101: Brazilian Historic Review for Swimwear and
Beachwear - Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-88

8. REST OF WORLD III-89
A.Market Analysis III-89
Swimwear Market in the UAE III-89
Product Launches III-89
Strategic Corporate Developments III-91
Tefron- A Key Israeli Player III-92
B.Market Analytics III-92
Unit Analytics III-92
Table 102: Rest of World Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Swimwear and Beachwear - Annual Sales in
Million Units for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-92

Table 103: Rest of World Historic Review for Swimwear and
Beachwear - Annual Sales in Million Units for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-93
Value Analytics III-94
Table 104: Rest of World Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Swimwear and Beachwear - Annual Revenues in
US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-94

Table 105: Rest of World Historic Review for Swimwear and
Beachwear - Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-95


IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 224 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 234)

The United States (94)
Canada (4)
Japan (2)
Europe (88)
- France (2)
- Germany (10)
- The United Kingdom (18)
- Italy (26)
- Spain (10)
- Rest of Europe (22)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (37)
Latin America (5)
Africa (2)
Middle East (2)

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