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Men's & Boys' Apparel Wholesaling in the US - Industry Market Research Report

Men's & Boys' Apparel Wholesaling in the US

The Men's and Boys' Apparel Wholesaling industry has experienced relatively stable growth over the past five years. During much of the period, improving economic conditions, such increasing consumer confidence and rising disposable income, have stimulated consumer spending on discretionary industry products, resulting in industry revenue gains. Furthermore, declining cotton input prices for upstream manufacturers and an appreciating dollar have combined to lower industry purchase costs, increasing industry profitability. Over the next five years, strong gains in per capita disposable income, is anticipated to drive increased consumer expenditure on industry products. However, the industry will have to contend with several potential threats, including vertical integration of downstream apparel retailers and reshoring of upstream apparel manufacturers.

Businesses in this industry purchase men’s and boys’ clothing from apparel manufacturers and sell these products to retailers, generally with minimal or no further product development. Most wholesalers in this industry undertake sales and administrative activities, such as establishing relationships with manufacturers and retailers, marketing and advertising their products, and storing and transporting stock.

This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.


  • About this Industry
  • Industry at a Glance
    • Table Key Statistics Snapshot
    • Table Revenue vs. employment growth
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2018)
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table Consumer Confidence Index
    • Table Industry revenue
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table KEY BUYING INDUSTRIES
    • Table KEY SELLING INDUSTRIES
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2018)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2018)
    • Table Business Locations 2018
    • Table Distribution of establishments vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
  • Major Companies
  • Operating Conditions
    • Table Capital intensity
    • Table Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
    • Table Volatility vs. growth
  • Key Statistics
    • Table Industry Data
    • Table Annual Change
    • Table Key Ratios
    • Table Industry Financial Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary

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