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Clothing Manufacturing

Clothing Manufacturing

This Key Note Market Digest analyses key performance data and the structure of the UK general clothing manufacturing sector between 2004 and 2013. In addition, various market trends, both ongoing and emerging, and key drivers are also examined, impacting the manufacturers of menswear, womenswear and childrenswear across the UK.

The report covers activities under the UK SIC (2007) category 14.13 and the UK SIC (2003) category 18.22 — manufacture of other outerwear. This category covers the two main activities of the manufacture of men’s outerwear and the manufacture of women’s outerwear, excluding the manufacture of leather clothes and workwear. These subclasses can be divided further:

Men’s outerwear — includes the manufacture of other outerwear made of woven, knitted or crocheted fabric, non-wovens etc. for men and boys, such as coats, suits, jackets, trousers etc., as well as custom tailoring and the manufacture of parts of the products listed.

Women’s outerwear — includes the manufacture of other outerwear made of woven, knitted or crocheted fabric, non-wovens etc. for women and girls, such as coats, suits, ensembles, jackets, trousers, skirts etc., as well as custom tailoring and the manufacture of parts of the products listed.


1. Executive Summary
2. What’s KEY in the Market?
KEY DRIVERS
MARKET TRENDS
The Revival of the UK Manufacturing Industry
Reshoring Production Back to the UK
Fashion Industry Focuses on ’Made in the UK’
ECONOMIC TRENDS
Table 2.1: UK Economic Trends (000, £m, %, million and £), 2010-2014
MARKET POSITION
Output of Production
Table 2.2: Production Output Indices of All Production Industries, All Manufacturing
Industries and Textiles, Wearing Apparel and Leather Products Industries in the UK
(index 2011=100), 2010-2014
Figure 2.1: Production Output Indices of All Production Industries, All
Manufacturing Industries and Textiles, Wearing Apparel and Leather Products
Industries in the UK (index 2011=100), 2010-2014
Consumer Expenditure
Table 2.3: Consumer Expenditure on Clothing as a Percentage
of Total Consumer Expenditure in the UK
(£m at current prices and %), 2010-2014
Figure 2.2: Consumer Expenditure on Clothing as a Percentage
of Total Consumer Expenditure in the UK (£m at current prices), 2010-2014
HOW ROBUST IS THE MARKET?
3. Market Size, Segmentation & Forecasts
MARKET SIZE & SEGMENTATION
The Total Market
UK Manufacturers’ Sales
Table 3.1: The Apparent UK Market for the Manufacture
of Clothing by Type by Value (£m at msp), 2010-2014
Household Expenditure on Clothing
Table 3.2: Total UK Weekly and Annual Household Expenditure on Clothing (£m),
2010-2014
Table 3.3: Total UK Annual Household Expenditure on Clothing by Type (£m),
2010-2014
FORECASTS
Future Trends
More Retailers Bring Production In-House
Difficulties in Reshoring
Future Economic Trends
Table 3.4: Economic Forecasts (000, % and million), 2015-2019
Forecast Total Market
Table 3.5: The Forecast Apparent UK Market
for the Manufacture of Clothing by Value (£m at msp), 2015-2019
Figure 3.3: The Forecast Apparent UK Market for the Manufacture of Clothing
by Value (£m at msp), 2015-2019
Table 3.6: Forecast Total UK Annual Household Expenditure
on Clothing by Type (£m), 2015-2019
Figure 3.4: Forecast Total UK Annual Household Expenditure
on Clothing by Type (£m), 2015-2019
MARKET GROWTH
Figure 3.5: The Apparent UK Market for the Manufacture of Clothing by Value
(£m at msp), 2010-2019
4. Overseas Trade
GENERAL OVERVIEW
Table 4.1: UK Trade in Articles of Apparel and Clothing Accessories by Value (£m),
2010-2014
IMPORTS
By Item
Table 4.2: UK Imports of Apparel and Clothing Accessories by Leading Selected
Items by Value (£m and %), 2014
By Region
Table 4.3: UK Imports of Apparel and Clothing Accessories
by Region by Value (£m and %), 2014
EXPORTS
By Item
Table 4.4: UK Exports of Apparel and Clothing Accessories by Leading Selected Items
by Value (£m and %), 2014
By Region
Table 4.5: UK Exports of Apparel and Clothing Accessories
by Region by Value (£m and %), 2014
5. Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities & Threats
STRENGTHS
WEAKNESSES
OPPORTUNITIES
THREATS
6. PEST
POLITICAL
Government Responsibility
Hidden Concerns of British Manufacturing Sector
ECONOMIC
Raw Material Costs
Table 6.1: World Cotton Supply and Distribution
(million tonnes), 2013/2014-2015/2016
Rising National Minimum Wages
Rising Retail Costs
Table 6.2: Retail Price Indices for All Items and Clothing
(index 1987=100), 2010-2014
SOCIAL
Ethics of International Supply Chains
Response from Fashion Industry
Environmental Issues
TECHNOLOGICAL
Smart Fabrics
Innovative Manufacturing Techniques
7. Company Financials
8. Further Sources
Associations
Publications
Government Publications
Other Sources
Key Note Research
Clothing Manufactur

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