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Hosiery Market in the US 2015-2019

About hosiery

Hosiery also referred as legwear including the garments directly worn on feet and legs. The term is also used for the types of knitted fabric, its thickness, and weight. The segments of hosiery included in this report are socks, tights, and pantyhose and nylons. Consumers look for the quality, durability, fit, style, and glamor for the purchase of hosiery products.

Technavio’s analyst forecast the hosiery market in the US to grow at a CAGR of 2.25% during the forecast period 2014-2019.

Covered in this report

This report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the hosiery market in the US for the period 2015-2019.The hosiery market in the US is segmented into the following categories:SocksTightsPantyhose and nylons

Technavio's report, Hosiery Market in the US 2015-2019, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. It also covers the landscape of the hosiery market in the US and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors

Gold Toe-MoretzGolden LadyHanes LVMH

Other prominent vendors

Accorn Products Alba WaldensianAlbertville KnittingAmerical Bossong Hosiery MillsBrown Wooten MillsCarolina Hosiery MillsFine Sheer Industries

Key market driver

Demand for hosiery from plus size consumersFor a full, detailed list, view our report

Key market challenge

Rise in demand for trousers as casual wear from women consumersFor a full, detailed list, view our report

Key market trend

Improved innovation in technology for manufacturersFor a full, detailed list, view our report

Key questions answered in this report

What will the market size be in 2019 and what will the growth rate be?What are the key market trends?What is driving this market?What are the challenges to market growth?Who are the key vendors in this market space?What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Hosiery Market in the US 2015-2019

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the Hosiery Market in the US: Gold Toe-Moretz, Golden Lady, Hanes and LVMH

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Accorn Products, Alba Waldensian, Albertville Knitting, Americal, Bossong Hosiery Mills, Brown Wooten Mills, Carolina Hosiery Mills and Fine Sheer Industries

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “Vendors are using laser technology and ultrasonic technology to improve the accuracy of fabric cutting. Laser technology provides better edge cutting for fabrics of various thicknesses. This technology also reduces the time for changing the cutting heads in different fabrics, thus increasing productivity. Ultrasonic technology helps in cutting all fabrics with sealed edges to prevent their fraying. With advances in technology, wastage can be reduced, which allows sustainable utilization of resources and enhances profit margins of vendors.”

According to the report, increase in the obese population in the US is driving market growth. More than one-third of the country's women population is obese, which has increased the demand for plus-size clothing.

Further, the report states that increased use of trousers as casual wear by women has decreased the sale of hosiery.

Companies Mentioned

Gold Toe-Moretz, Golden Lady, Hanes, LVMH ,Accorn Products, Alba Waldensian, Albertville Knitting, Americal, Bossong Hosiery Mills, Brown Wooten Mills, Carolina Hosiery Mills, Fine Sheer Industries

  • Executive summary
    • Highlights
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
    • Top-vendor offerings
      • Table Product offerings
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
  • Country profile: The US
    • Economic indicators
      • Table GDP per capita 2008-2014 ($)
  • US population by demography 2014
    • Table US population 2008-2014 (millions)
    • Table Age structure in US 2014
  • Global hosiery market
    • Table Overview of global hosiery market 2014
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Market overview
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Hosiery market in US 2014-2019 ($ billions)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by product
    • Market overview
      • Table Segmentation of hosiery market in US by product
    • Segmentation of hosiery market in US by product
      • Table Segmentation of hosiery market in US by product 2014
      • Table Segmentation of hosiery market in US by product 2019
    • Socks market in US
      • Table Socks market in US 2014-2019 ($ billions)
    • Tights market in US
      • Table Tights market in US 2014-2019 ($ billions)
    • Pantyhose and nylon market in US
      • Table Pantyhose and nylon market in US 2014-2019 ($ billions)
  • Market drivers
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
      • Table Key vendors in hosiery market in US 2014
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Key vendor analysis
    • GoldToeMoretz
    • Golden Lady
    • Hanes
    • LVMH
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