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Women’s, Girls’ and Infants’ Apparel Manufacturing in the US - Industry Market Research Report

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Women’s, Girls’ and Infants’ Apparel Manufacturing in the US

The Women's, Girls' and Infants' Apparel Manufacturing industry is in a state of decline, with low levels of domestic product innovation and a decreasing number of industry operators. Labor costs are significantly lower in developing countries and, due to the varying nature of garments produced each season, automation for apparel manufacturing is limited. As a result, most companies have moved overseas and domestic companies satisfy a relatively small portion of total demand. As US economic conditions continue to improve over the five years to 2021, IBISWorld expects domestic demand for industry products to increase. However, imported goods will capture the majority of rising demand and continue to take revenue from domestic manufacturers.

Industry operators manufacture blouses, shirts, skirts, dresses, pants, nightwear, suits, coats and other outerwear for women and girls. This industry includes women’s, girls’ and infants’ clothing jobbers, who perform entrepreneurial functions involved in apparel manufacture and complete tasks like buying raw materials, designing and preparing samples and marketing finished apparel.

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 (2016)
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table Trade-weighted index
    • Table Industry revenue
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2016)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2016)
    • Table Industry trade balance
    • Table Exports To
    • Table Business Locations 2016
    • Table Distribution of establishments vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
    • Table Trade Globalization
  • 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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