Global Children's Wear Industry

  • March 2014
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  • Global Industry Analysts
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  • 354 pages

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Children's Wear in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Boys Wear, Girls Wear, and Infants & Toddlers Wear. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 264 companies including many key and niche players such as -

Bealls, Inc.
Benetton Group S.p.A
Carter's, Inc.
Esprit Holdings Limited
Fruit of the Loom, Inc.

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
Children’s Wear Market Going Strong II-1
Table 1: Global Apparel Industry Retail Market (2013):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales by Segment
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-3
Market Snapshots II-4
Recession in Retrospect and the Road Ahead II-5
2007-2009 Recession II-5
Current State of the Economy: A Key Growth Indicator II-6
Table 2: Economic Growth (%) Worldwide by Region: 2011-2014E
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-6
Outlook II-7
Traditional Revenue Contributors Making Way for Asian Super
Powers II-8
Competition: Noteworthy Trends II-9
Children’s Wear: A Highly Fragmented Market II-9
Cyclical Nature of Fashion: A Key Challenge for Designers II-9
Mass Merchandisers Take the Lead II-10
Growing Prominence of Grocery Retailers in Children’s Wear
Retail II-10
Increasing Labor and Material Costs Raises Concerns II-10
Key Innovative Startups Reporting High Success II-11
Breadnut Clothing - An Innovative Line of Boys’ Clothing
Make it Big II-11
Knutes - Sportswear and Outerwear for Infants and Toddlers
Using Recycled Content II-11
Greenbox - A Chinese Leading Fashion Brand Catering to the
Emerging Middle Class II-11
Kindsstoff Launches a Unique e-Commerce Business Model for
Children’s Wear II-11
Marketing to Kids: Crucial for Success in the Marketplace II-12
Attracting Modern and Conservative Consumers: Key to
Maintaining Strong Market Position II-12
Product Differentiation Imperative to Maintain Competitive Edge II-12

2. MARKET TRENDS, ISSUES and DRIVERS II-13
Favorable Demographic Trends Strengthens Market Prospects II-13
Table 3: Top 25 Countries Worldwide in Terms of Population:
2007, 2010 and 2013E (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-14

Table 4: Global Population of Children in the Age Group of
0-15 Years (2013): Breakdown by Region/Country (In Millions)
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-15

Table 5: Global Under 15 Years Population by Gender (in
Millions): 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-15

Table 6: Proportion of Children in the 0-15 Years Age Group
by Country in Europe (2013) (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-16

Table 7: Proportion of Children in the 0-15 Years Age Group
by Country in Asia-Pacific (2013) (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-16

Table 8: Proportion of Children in the 0-15 Years Age Group
by Country in Latin America (2013) (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-17

Table 9: Proportion of Children in the 0-15 Years Age Group
by Country in the Middle East (2013) (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-17
‘Tween’ Population: A Lucrative Demographic Segment II-17
Shrinking Family Size Lead to Higher Discretionary Spending II-18
Rising Women Workforce: A Business Case for Children’s Wear II-18
Table 10: Female Employment-to-Population Ratio (%): 2002,
2007 and 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-19
Luxury Brands Make Rapid Strides in Children’s Wear Market II-19
Western Luxury Brands Establish Presence in Asian Markets II-20
Boutiques Become Prominent for Luxury Girls’ Clothing II-21
Design and Brand Innovations: Spearheading Growth II-21
Sports Fashion Emerge as a Key Trend II-22
Movies, Cartoons and Children’s Wear: A Profitable Equation II-22
Children’s Wear Industry Adds More Glamour with Swarovski
Crystals II-23
Toddlers’ Clothes Designs Unaffected II-23
Apparel for Overweight and Obese Children Offers Immense
Market Potential II-23
Table 11: Proportion of Overweight Children (Girls and Boys)
in Total Population in Top 10 Countries with the Highest
Overweight Children Population (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-24

Table 12: US Proportion of Under Weight, Healthy Weight,
Overweight and Obese Children in 10-13 Years Age Group
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-25
Infant/Baby Clothing: Safety Remains a Key Parameter II-25
Traditional Baby Dresses Still the Favorite II-25
Key Trends in Newborn Clothing II-26
Developing Countries to Drive Future Market Growth II-26
Table 13: World Middle Class Population (2012 and 2030):
Percentage Share Breakdown by Region - North America, Europe,
Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East and Africa
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-27
Westernization of Wardrobe Gains Momentum in Developing Markets II-27
Manufacturers in Developed Countries Shift Production Offshore II-27
India and China: Young Population Offers Significant Opportunities II-28
Table 14: 0-14 Years Population (in Millions) for Major
Countries: 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-29
Cotton: An Essential Raw Material in Children’s Wear II-30
Popularity of Kids Wear Made of Organic Cotton Rising Worldwide II-30
Table 15: Global Market for Organic Textiles (2009-2013) -
Breakdown of Revenues in Billions of US$ (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-31
Top 10 Brands in the Organic Children’s Wear Market II-31
Nanotechnology in Children’s Apparel II-32
Children’s Wear with Hormone Disrupters? II-32
Online Sales Offers New Avenues of Growth II-32

3. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS II-33
Arvind Lifestyle Brands Unveils Next Brand in Mumbai II-33
Children's Orchard® Introduces Style Trader®, a Resale Concept II-33
JCPenney Unveils Disney Shop II-33
Temperley London Unveils Somerset Girl Collection II-33
Uniqlo Rolls Out Uniqlo Children’s Wear Collection II-34
Kmart and WWE Launch Never Give Up by John Cena Apparel Line II-34
Littlewoods.com Unveils Cool Candy Range by Coleen Rooney II-34
Dhananjai Apparels to Launch E-Todzz Brand in India II-34
SwaddleDesigns® Launches Angry Birds Baby Offerings II-35
Mattel Toys Introduces Team Xtreme Boys Apparels Line II-35
Madame Unveils Madame Junior Apparel Collection II-35

4. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-36
Lee Jeans and Children Worldwide Fashion Group Sign Agreement II-36
Quiksilver and LF USA Sign Agreement II-36
Children's Place to Enter into Partnership with Arvind II-36
Specialty Fashion Group Takes Over Rivers Brand II-36
Providence Apparel Takes Over Gerber Childrenswear from Sun
Capital Partners II-36
DFS Group Launches Marie-Chantal Brand in Guam II-37
American Exchange Apparel Group and Xcel Brands Ink Agreement II-37
Morrisons Selects Merret Supply Chain Solution of Retail Assist II-37
Delta Galil to Take Over Trademarks of LittleMissMatched II-38
Disney Establishes Disney Baby Store in California II-38
DealsDirect Takes Over The Kids Store II-38
Intradeco Apparel Takes Over Ivory International II-38

5. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL MANUFACTURERS and RETAILERS II-39
Bealls, Inc. (US) II-39
Benetton Group S.p.A. (Italy) II-39
Carter’s, Inc. (US) II-39
OshKosh B'gosh, Inc. (US) II-39
Esprit Holdings Limited (Hong Kong) II-40
Fruit of the Loom, Inc. (US) II-40
Gap, Inc. (US) II-40
Gymboree Corp. (US) II-41
Hanesbrands, Inc. (US) II-41
J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (US) II-41
Kellwood Company, LLC (US) II-42
Kohls Corporation (US) II-42
M.R Simak Ltd. (Hong Kong) II-42
Macy’s Inc. (US) II-42
Marks and Spencer (UK) II-43
Mothercare Group (UK) II-43
Oxford Industries, Inc. (US) II-44
Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation (US) II-44
Polo Ralph Lauren (US) II-44
Sears Holdings Corp. (US) II-45
KMART (US) II-45
Target Corp. (US) II-45
The Children’s Place Retail Stores (US) II-46
TJX Companies, Inc. (US) II-46
VF Corporation (US) II-46

6. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-47
Table 16: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Children’s Wear by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Latin America
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-47

Table 17: World Historic Review for Children’s Wear by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific,
the Middle East and Latin America Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-48

Table 18: World 15-Year Perspective for Children’s Wear by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and
Latin America Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-49

Table 19: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Boys Wear by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Latin America Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-50

Table 20: World Historic Review for Boys Wear by Geographic
Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle
East and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through
2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-51

Table 21: World 15-Year Perspective for Boys Wear by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, The Middle East and
Latin America Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-52

Table 22: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Girls Wear by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Latin America Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-53

Table 23: World Historic Review for Girls Wear by Geographic
Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle
East and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through
2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-54

Table 24: World 15-Year Perspective for Girls Wear by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, The Middle East and
Latin America Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-55

Table 25: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Infants and Toddlers Wear by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Latin America
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-56

Table 26: World Historic Review for Infants and Toddlers Wear by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific,
the Middle East and Latin America Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-57

Table 27: World 15-Year Perspective for Infants and Toddlers
Wear by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, The Middle
East and Latin America Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-58


III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Outlook III-1
Market Facts III-1
Key Market Trends and Drivers III-2
Private Label’s Future Upbeat III-2
Green is ‘IN’ in Infant and Toddler Clothing III-2
The United States: A Leading Market for Plus-Size
Children’s Clothing III-2
Table 28: US Proportion of Under Weight, Healthy Weight,
Overweight and Obese Children in 10-13 Year Age Group
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3
Federal Safety Regulations for Drawstrings in Children’s
Clothing III-3
School Uniforms Drive Economics of Children’s Wear III-4
Key Statistical Findings III-4
Table 29: Apparel Market in the US (2012 and 2013):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales for Men's,
Women's, and Children's Clothing (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-4

Table 30: US Market for Boy’s Apparel (2013): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Value Sales by Distribution Channel for
Discount Stores, Chain Stores, Specialty Stores, Department
Stores, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5

Table 31: US Market for Girls’ Apparel (2013): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Value Sales by Distribution Channel for
Discount Stores, Chain Stores, Specialty Stores, Department
Stores, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5

Table 32: Child Raising Costs in the US (2013): Average
Cost per Child from 0-18 years by Expenditure (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5

Table 33: Top 10 Expenditures of Teenagers in the US (2013)
- Percentage Breakdown of Money Spent by Expenditure Type
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-6

Table 34: US Online Market for Apparel and Accessories
(2009-2013): Breakdown of Revenues in Billions of US$
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-6
Product Launches III-6
Strategic Corporate Developments III-7
Key Manufacturers and Retailers III-9
B.Market Analytics III-16
Table 35: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Children’s Wear by Product Segment - Boys Wear, Girls Wear
and Infants and Toddlers Wear Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16

Table 36: US Historic Review for Children’s Wear by Product
Segment - Boys Wear, Girls Wear and Infants and Toddlers Wear
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-17

Table 37: US 15-Year Perspective for Children’s Wear by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for
Boys Wear, Girls Wear and Infants and Toddlers Wear Markets
for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-18

2. CANADA III-19
A.Market Analysis III-19
Children’s Wear Market Overview III-19
Table 38: Canadian Market for Children’s and Infants Wear
and Accessories (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales
by Distribution Channel (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-19
B.Market Analytics III-20
Table 39: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Children’s Wear by Product Segment - Boys Wear, Girls
Wear and Infants and Toddlers Wear Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-20

Table 40: Canadian Historic Review for Children’s Wear by
Product Segment - Boys Wear, Girls Wear and Infants and
Toddlers Wear Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21

Table 41: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Children’s Wear
by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for
Boys Wear, Girls Wear and Infants and Toddlers Wear Markets
for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-22

3. JAPAN III-23
A.Market Analysis III-23
Outlook III-23
Table 42: Japanese Market for Apparel (2013): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Value Sales by Segment (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-23
Dominance of Foreign Made Apparel III-23
End-User Analysis III-23
Distribution Channels III-24
Table 43: Japanese Children’s Wear Sales (2013) -
Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales by Retail Channel
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-24
Product Launch III-24
B.Market Analytics III-25
Table 44: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Children’s Wear by Product Segment - Boys Wear, Girls
Wear and Infants and Toddlers Wear Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25

Table 45: Japanese Historic Review for Children’s Wear by
Product Segment - Boys Wear, Girls Wear and Infants and
Toddlers Wear Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-26

Table 46: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Children’s Wear
by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for
Boys Wear, Girls Wear and Infants and Toddlers Wear Markets
for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-27

4. EUROPE III-28
A.Market Analysis III-28
Outlook III-28
Table 47: Proportion of Children in the 0-15 Years Age
Group by Country in Europe (2013) (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-28
Imported Children’s Wear Rule the Roost in Europe III-29
Major Children’s Wear Markets in Europe III-29
The European Clothing Sector Overview III-30
B.Market Analytics III-31
Table 48: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Children’s Wear by Geographic Region - France, Germany,
Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-31

Table 49: European Historic Review for Children’s Wear by
Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain,
Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006
through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

Table 50: European 15-Year Perspective for Children’s Wear
by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales
for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of
Europe Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-33

Table 51: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Children’s Wear by Product Segment - Boys Wear, Girls
Wear and Infants and Toddlers Wear Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34

Table 52: European Historic Review for Children’s Wear by
Product Segment - Boys Wear, Girls Wear and Infants and
Toddlers Wear Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-35

Table 53: European 15-Year Perspective for Children’s Wear
by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for
Boys Wear, Girls Wear and Infants and Toddlers Wear Markets
for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-36

4a. FRANCE III-37
A.Market Analysis III-37
Outlook III-37
Market Overview III-37
Major Brands in the French Children’s Wear Market by Segment III-38
Table 54: French Market for Children’s Wear (2013):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales by Pricing
Category (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38

Table 55: French Apparel Market (2013): Percentage
Breakdown of Value Sales by Segment (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38
French Market for Infant and Toddler Wear III-39
Growing Popularity of Online Channel III-39
American Fashion: Swaying Consumer Preferences III-39
Retail and Distribution III-39
Table 56: French Market for Children's Ready-To-Wear
Apparel (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales
by Distribution Channel (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-40

Table 57: French Market for Children's Shirts and Tops
(2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales by
Distribution Channel (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

Table 58: French Market for Children's Underwear (2013):
Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Distribution Channel
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

Table 59: French Market for Babywear (2013): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Value Sales by Distribution Channel
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-41
B.Market Analytics III-41
Table 60: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Children’s Wear by Product Segment - Boys Wear, Girls Wear
and Infants and Toddlers Wear Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-41

Table 61: French Historic Review for Children’s Wear by
Product Segment - Boys Wear, Girls Wear and Infants and
Toddlers Wear Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42

Table 62: French 15-Year Perspective for Children’s Wear by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for
Boys Wear, Girls Wear and Infants and Toddlers Wear Markets
for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-43

4b. GERMANY III-44
A.Market Analysis III-44
Outlook III-44
Market Overview III-44
Table 63: German Market for Apparel (2013): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Value Sales by Segment (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-44
B.Market Analytics III-45
Table 64: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Children’s Wear by Product Segment - Boys Wear, Girls Wear
and Infants and Toddlers Wear Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-45

Table 65: German Historic Review for Children’s Wear by
Product Segment - Boys Wear, Girls Wear and Infants and
Toddlers Wear Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46

Table 66: German 15-Year Perspective for Children’s Wear by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for
Boys Wear, Girls Wear and Infants and Toddlers Wear Markets
for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-47

4c. ITALY III-48
A.Market Analysis III-48
Outlook III-48
Decrease in Purchasing Power Impacts Market Performance III-48
Table 67: Italian Market for Apparel (2013): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Value Sales by Segment (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-49
Benetton Group S.p.A. - A Key Player III-49
B.Market Analytics III-50
Table 68: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Children’s Wear by Product Segment - Boys Wear, Girls Wear
and Infants and Toddlers Wear Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-50

Table 69: Italian Historic Review for Children’s Wear by
Product Segment - Boys Wear, Girls Wear and Infants and
Toddlers Wear Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-51

Table 70: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Children’s Wear by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for
Boys Wear, Girls Wear and Infants and Toddlers Wear Markets
for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-52

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-53
A.Market Analysis III-53
Outlook III-53
Market Snapshots III-53
Supermarkets Dominate Children’s Wear Sales in the UK III-54
Table 71: Distribution Channels for Children’s Wear in the
UK (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Channel
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-55

Table 72: Leading Retailers of Children’s Wear in the UK
(2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Sales (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-55
Fashion Appeal in Garments Important for Boys and Girls III-55
Table 73: UK Apparel Market (2013): Percentage Share
Breakdown of Value Sales by Segment (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-56
Licensed Wear: A Popular Segment III-56
Growing Prominence of Online Retailing in the UK III-56
Morrisons Launches Physical Outlet Going Against the Online
Retailing Trend III-56
Product Launches III-57
Strategic Corporate Development III-57
Key Players III-58
B.Market Analytics III-59
Table 74: UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Children’s Wear by Product Segment - Boys Wear, Girls Wear
and Infants and Toddlers Wear Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-59

Table 75: UK Historic Review for Children’s Wear by Product
Segment - Boys Wear, Girls Wear and Infants and Toddlers Wear
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-60

Table 76: UK 15-Year Perspective for Children’s Wear by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for
Boys Wear, Girls Wear and Infants and Toddlers Wear Markets
for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-61

4e. SPAIN III-62
A.Market Analysis III-62
Outlook III-62
Market Overview III-62
Table 77: Spanish Market for Apparel (2013): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Value Sales by Segment (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-62
B.Market Analytics III-63
Table 78: Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Children’s Wear by Product Segment - Boys Wear, Girls Wear
and Infants and Toddlers Wear Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-63

Table 79: Spanish Historic Review for Children’s Wear by
Product Segment - Boys Wear, Girls Wear and Infants and
Toddlers Wear Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-64

Table 80: Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Children’s Wear by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for
Boys Wear, Girls Wear and Infants and Toddlers Wear Markets
for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-65

4f. RUSSIA III-66
A.Market Analysis III-66
Outlook III-66
Market Overview III-66
Regulatory Environment III-66
Distribution Channels III-67
B.Market Analytics III-67
Table 81: Russian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Children’s Wear by Product Segment - Boys Wear, Girls Wear
and Infants and Toddlers Wear Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-67

Table 82: Russian Historic Review for Children’s Wear by
Product Segment - Boys Wear, Girls Wear and Infants and
Toddlers Wear Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-68

Table 83: Russian 15-Year Perspective for Children’s Wear by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for
Boys Wear, Girls Wear and Infants and Toddlers Wear Markets
for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-69

4g. REST OF EUROPE III-70
A.Market Analysis III-70
Outlook III-70
Overview of Select Markets III-70
Austria III-70
Finland III-70
Norway III-71
Sweden III-71
The Netherlands III-71
Table 84: Dutch Apparel Market (2013): Percentage Share
Breakdown of Value Sales by Segment (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-72
Product Launch III-72
B.Market Analytics III-73
Table 85: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Children’s Wear by Product Segment - Boys Wear,
Girls Wear and Infants and Toddlers Wear Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-73

Table 86: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Children’s Wear
by Product Segment - Boys Wear, Girls Wear and Infants and
Toddlers Wear Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-74

Table 87: Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for Children’s
Wear by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value
Sales for Boys Wear, Girls Wear and Infants and Toddlers Wear
Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-75

5. ASIA-PACIFIC III-76
A.Market Analysis III-76
Outlook III-76
Table 88: Proportion of Children in the 0-15 Years Age
Group by Country in Asia-Pacific (2013) (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-76
Asian Super Powers to Replace Traditional Market Leaders III-76
Western Luxury Brands Establish Presence in Asian Markets III-77
Burgeoning Middle Class Population in Asia Bodes Well for
Market Growth III-77
Table 89: World Middle Class Population (2012 and 2030):
Percentage Share Breakdown by Region - North America,
Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East and
Africa (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-78
Westernization of Wardrobe Gains Momentum in Asian Countries III-78
Manufacturers in Developed Countries Shift Production to Asia III-79
India and China: Young Population Offers Significant
Opportunities III-79
Table 90: 0-14 Years Population (in Millions) for Major
Countries: 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-80
B.Market Analytics III-81
Table 91: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Children’s Wear by Geographic Region - China,
India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-81

Table 92: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Children’s Wear
by Geographic Region - China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-82

Table 93: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Children’s
Wear by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value
Sales for China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for
Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-83

Table 94: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Children’s Wear by Product Segment - Boys Wear,
Girls Wear and Infants and Toddlers Wear Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-84

Table 95: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Children’s Wear
by Product Segment - Boys Wear, Girls Wear and Infants and
Toddlers Wear Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-85

Table 96: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Children’s
Wear by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value
Sales for Boys Wear, Girls Wear and Infants and Toddlers Wear
Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-86

5a. CHINA III-87
A.Market Analysis III-87
Outlook III-87
Children’s Wear Market Overview III-87
Table 97: Chinese Population (2001-2013): Percentage
Breakdown of Population by Age Group (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-89

Table 98: Chinese Apparel Sales in Department Stores
(2013): Percentage Breakdown of Retail Volume Sales by
Category (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-90
Textile and Clothing Industry in China: A Macro Perspective III-90
Key Players III-91
B.Market Analytics III-92
Table 99: Chinese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Children’s Wear by Product Segment - Boys Wear, Girls Wear
and Infants and Toddlers Wear Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-92

Table 100: Chinese Historic Review for Children’s Wear by
Product Segment - Boys Wear, Girls Wear and Infants and
Toddlers Wear Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-93

Table 101: Chinese 15-Year Perspective for Children’s Wear
by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for
Boys Wear, Girls Wear and Infants and Toddlers Wear Markets
for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-94

5b. INDIA III-95
A.Market Analysis III-95
Outlook III-95
Indian Children’s Wear Market: A SWOT Analysis III-95
Branded Apparel Growing in Prominence III-95
Style Trends for Indian Kids III-97
Table 102: Indian Children’s Wear Average Prices by Segment III-97
Leading Companies in the Organized Sector Struggling to
Maintain Foothold III-97
Licensed Merchandise: The Latest Fad III-98
Branded School Uniforms: An Untapped Market Offering
Significant Opportunities III-98
In-Store Marketing Operations Intensify III-98
Product Launches III-99
Strategic Corporate Development III-100
Key Players III-100
B.Market Analytics III-102
Table 103: Indian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Children’s Wear by Product Segment - Boys Wear, Girls Wear
and Infants and Toddlers Wear Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-102

Table 104: Indian Historic Review for Children’s Wear by
Product Segment - Boys Wear, Girls Wear and Infants and
Toddlers Wear Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-103

Table 105: Indian 15-Year Perspective for Children’s Wear by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for
Boys Wear, Girls Wear and Infants and Toddlers Wear Markets
for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-104

5c. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC III-105
A.Market Analysis III-105
Outlook III-105
Overview of Select Markets III-105
Korea III-105
Table 106: Apparel Industry in Korea (2013): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Value Sales for Women's Wear, Men's
Wear, Children's Wear, and Innerwear (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-105
Thailand: Casual Wear Dominates Children’s Wear Market III-105
Strategic Corporate Developments III-106
Key Players III-107
B.Market Analytics III-108
Table 107: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and
Future Analysis for Children’s Wear by Product Segment -
Boys Wear, Girls Wear and Infants and Toddlers Wear Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-108

Table 108: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for
Children’s Wear by Product Segment - Boys Wear, Girls Wear
and Infants and Toddlers Wear Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006
through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-109

Table 109: Rest of Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for
Children’s Wear by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Value Sales for Boys Wear, Girls Wear and Infants and Toddlers
Wear Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-110

6. THE MIDDLE EAST III-111
A.Market Analysis III-111
Outlook III-111
Table 110: Proportion of Children in the 0-15 Years Age
Group by Country in the Middle East (2013) (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-111
A Market Resilient to Economic Onslaughts III-111
An Overview of the Market in Saudi Arabia III-112
Table 111: Saudi Arabian Population (2001-2013): Percentage
Breakdown of Population by Age Group (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-113
B.Market Analytics III-114
Table 112: The Middle Eastern Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Children’s Wear by Product Segment - Boys Wear,
Girls Wear and Infants and Toddlers Wear Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-114

Table 113: The Middle Eastern Historic Review for Children’s
Wear by Product Segment - Boys Wear, Girls Wear and Infants and
Toddlers Wear Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-115

Table 114: The Middle Eastern 15-Year Perspective for
Children’s Wear by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Value Sales for Boys Wear, Girls Wear and Infants and Toddlers
Wear Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-116

7. LATIN AMERICA III-117
A.Market Analysis III-117
Outlook III-117
Table 115: Proportion of Children in the 0-15 Years Age
Group by Country in Latin America (2013) (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-117
B.Market Analytics III-118
Table 116: Latin American Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Children’s Wear by Geographic Region - Brazil
and Rest of Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-118

Table 117: Latin American Historic Review for Children’s
Wear by Geographic Region - Brazil and Rest of Latin America
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-119

Table 118: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Children’s
Wear by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value
Sales for Brazil and Rest of Latin America Markets for Years
2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-120

Table 119: Latin American Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Children’s Wear by Product Segment - Boys Wear,
Girls Wear and Infants and Toddlers Wear Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-121

Table 120: Latin American Historic Review for Children’s
Wear by Product Segment - Boys Wear, Girls Wear and Infants and
Toddlers Wear Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-122

Table 121: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Children’s
Wear by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value
Sales for Boys Wear, Girls Wear and Infants and Toddlers Wear
Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-123

7a. BRAZIL III-124
A.Market Analysis III-124
Outlook III-124
Brazil: A Potential Laden Market III-124
Table 122: Leading Children’s Wear Brands in Brazil (2012):
Percentage Breakdown of Market Share by Brand (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-124
B.Market Analytics III-125
Table 123: Brazilian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Children’s Wear by Product Segment - Boys Wear, Girls
Wear and Infants and Toddlers Wear Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-125

Table 124: Brazilian Historic Review for Children’s Wear by
Product Segment - Boys Wear, Girls Wear and Infants and
Toddlers Wear Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-126

Table 125: Brazilian 15-Year Perspective for Children’s Wear
by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for
Boys Wear, Girls Wear and Infants and Toddlers Wear Markets
for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-127

7b. REST OF LATIN AMERICA III-128
A.Market Analysis III-128
Outlook III-128
Mexico: A Key Children’s Wear Market III-128
B.Market Analytics III-129
Table 126: Rest of Latin American Recent Past, Current and
Future Analysis for Children’s Wear by Product Segment -
Boys Wear, Girls Wear and Infants and Toddlers Wear Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-129

Table 127: Rest of Latin American Historic Review for
Children’s Wear by Product Segment - Boys Wear, Girls Wear
and Infants and Toddlers Wear Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006
through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-130

Table 128: Rest of Latin American 15-Year Perspective for
Children’s Wear by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Value Sales for Boys Wear, Girls Wear and Infants and Toddlers
Wear Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-131


IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 264

The United States (65)
Canada (3)
Japan (8)
Europe (99)
- France (12)
- Germany (13)
- The United Kingdom (16)
- Italy (18)
- Spain (16)
- Rest of Europe (23)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (87)
Africa (1)
Middle East (2)

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