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Plunkett's Apparel & Textiles Industry Almanac 2012: Apparel & Textiles Industry Market Research, Statistics, Trends & Leading Companies

Plunkett, Jack W.

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Title: Plunkett's Apparel & Textiles Industry ...

Publisher: Plunkett Research, Ltd.

Binding: PAPERBACK

Book Condition:Very Good

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Synopsis:

PLUNKETT'S APPAREL & TEXTILES INDUSTRY ALMANAC 2012

Key Features:
·Industry trends analysis, market data and competitive intelligence
·Market forecasts and Industry Statistics
·Industry Associations and Professional Societies List
·In-Depth Profiles of hundreds of leading companies
·Industry Glossary
·Buyer may register for access to search and export data at Plunkett Research Online

Pages: 493
Statistical Tables Provided: 10
Companies Profiled: 350
Geographic Focus: Global

A complete market research report, including forecasts and market estimates, technologies analysis and developments at innovative firms. You will gain vital insights that can help you shape your own strategy for business development, product development and investments.
·How is the industry evolving?
·How is the industry being shaped by new technologies?
·How is demand growing in emerging markets and mature economies?
·What is the size of the market now and in the future?
·What are the financial results of the leading companies?
·What are the names and titles of top executives?

Contents, Statistics, Forecasts and Analysis Include:
Major Trends Affecting the Apparel & Textiles Industry

1)Introduction to the Apparel & Textiles Industry
2)Globalization: Growth in Offshore Apparel Manufacturing/Vietnam, Cambodia and Other Countries Gain Market Share
3)Western Apparel Firms Enter the Chinese Market
4)High-Tech, Nanotech and Smart Fabrics Proliferate
5)Exercise Apparel Sales Fall Slightly
6)3PL Supply Chain Management Evolves to Serve the Global Market
7)The Vast Majority of Shoes Sold in the U.S. Are Made Elsewhere
8)Bricks, Clicks and Catalogs Create Synergies While Online Sales Growth Surges
9)Alternative Sizing Is Big, But Plus-Size Sales Are Slowing
10)Discount Clothing Retailers See Promise in Designer Lines
11)Luxury Lines Bounce Back
12)Luxury Goes Online
13)Self Service Apparel Fitting Technologies Grow in Stores and Online
14)Mass Designers and Retailers Speed Up for Fast Fashion
15)Athletic Footwear Draws Big Names from Athletes to Designers
16)Apparel Manufacturing Gains Ground in the U.S.
17)Apparel Goes Green

Apparel & Textiles Industry Statistics
1)Apparel & Textiles Industry Overview
2)Percent Change in U.S. Apparel Manufacturing Producer Prices, 2004-2011
3)Summary of U.S. Daily Averages of Cotton & Manmade Fibers Consumed on the Cotton System, Spindle Hours Operated & Stocks: 2010-July 2011
4)Top 50 Countries Exporting Textiles & Apparel to the U.S., All MFA Fibers: 2010-2011
5)Top 50 Destinations of U.S. Textiles & Apparel Exports: 2010-2011
6)Top 25 Countries Exporting Apparel & Non-Apparel Textiles to the U.S., All MFA Fibers: 2010-2011
7)Top 15 Countries Exporting Fabric, Man-Made Fiber Products, Cotton Products & Wool Products to the U.S., All MFA Fibers: 2010-2011
8)U.S. Retail Clothing Sales, Selected Kinds of Businesses: 2005-2011
9)Worldwide Cotton Area, Yield & Production: 2009-2012
10)Apparel & Textiles Industry Employment by Business Type, U.S.: 2006-2011

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The apparel and textiles industry is one of the industries most affected by globalization, and involves complex relationships that are constantly evolving. This carefully-researched book covers exciting trends in apparel and textile supply chains; manufacturing; design; women's, men's and children's fashions; shoes; accessories; retailing; trade; distribution; technologies; and smart fabrics. It includes a thorough market analysis as well as our highly respected trends analysis. It also includes thousands of contacts for business and industry leaders, industry associations, Internet sites and other resources. In addition, this book features extensive statistical tables, an industry glossary and thorough indexes. We are careful to detail the latest developments in global trade agreements, third party logistics and retail chain stores, along with important news from China and other emerging nations. The corporate profiles section of the book includes our proprietary, in-depth profiles of the 350 leading companies in all facets of the apparel and textiles industry. Major retailers, distributors, manufacturers and designers are covered thoroughly. Purchasers will find a form in the book enabling them to register for 1-year, 1-seat online access to tools at Plunkett Research Online, including the ability to view the market research/industry trends section and industry statistics. You have access, at no additional charge, to the very latest data posted to Plunkett Research Online. Online tools enable you to search and view selected companies, and then export selected company contact data, including executive names. You'll find a complete overview, industry analysis and market research report in one superb, value-priced package.

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