Plunkett's Apparel & Textiles Industry Almanac 2011

Plunkett's Apparel & Textiles Industry Almanac 2011

by Jack W. Plunkett



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Plunkett's Apparel & Textiles Industry Almanac 2011 by Jack W. Plunkett

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781593921972
Publisher: Plunkett Research, Ltd.
Publication date: 04/18/2011
Pages: 504
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.01(d)

Table of Contents

A Short Apparel & Textiles Industry Glossary x
Introduction 1
How To Use This Book 3
Chapter 1: Major Trends Affecting the Apparel & Textiles Industry 7
1) Introduction to the Apparel & Textiles Industry 7
2) Globalization: Growth in Offshore Apparel Manufacturing Slows/China Remains Major Factor 10
3) Western Apparel Firms Enter the Chinese Market 12
4) High-Tech, Nanotech and Smart Fabrics Proliferate 12
5) Exercise Apparel Sales Fall Slightly 13
6) 3PL Supply Chain Management Evolves to Serve the Global Market 14
7) The Vast Majority of Shoes Sold in the U.S. Are Now Made in China 16
8) Bricks, Clicks and Catalogs Create Synergies While Online Sales Growth Surges 17
9) Alternative Sizing Is Big, But Plus-Size Sales Are Slowing 18
10) Discount Clothing Retailers See Promise in Designer Lines 19
11) Luxury Lines Bounce Back 20
12) Luxury Goes Online 20
13) Self Service Retail and Travel Technologies Take Off 21
14) Mass Designers and Retailers Speed Up for Fast Fashion 22
15) Athletic Footwear Draws Big Names from Athletes to Designers 23
16) Apparel Manufacturing Gains Ground in the U.S. 24
17) Apparel Goes Green 24
Chapter 2: Apparel & Textiles Industry Statistics 26
Apparel & Textiles Industry Overview 27
Quarterly Summary of U.S. Textile Production: 2007-2010 28
Production, Exports, Imports & Apparent Consumption of Selected Apparel Items, U.S.: 2009 29
Production, Exports, Imports & Apparent Consumption of Broadwoven Fabrics, U.S.: 2010 30
Production, Exports, Imports & Apparent Consumption of Knit Fabrics, Sheets, Pillowcases & Towels,
U.S.: 2010 31
Production, Exports, Imports & Apparent Consumption of Yarn, U.S.: 2010 32
Production, Exports, Imports & Apparent Consumption of Carpet & Rugs, U.S.: 2008-2009 33
Quantity & Value of U.S. Manufacturers' Shipments of Carpet & Rugs: 2004-2009 34
Top 50 Countries Exporting Textiles & Apparel to the U.S., All MFA Fibers: 2009-2010 35
Top 50 Destinations of U.S. Textiles & Apparel: 2009-2010 36
Top 25 Countries Exporting Apparel & Non-Apparel Textiles to the U.S., All MFA Fibers: 2009-2010 37
Top 15 Countries Exporting Fabric, Man-Made Fiber Products, Cotton Products & Wool Products to
the U.S., All MFA Fibers: 2009-2010 38
U.S. Retail Clothing Sales, Selected Kinds of Businesses: 2004-2010 39
Worldwide Cotton Area, Yield & Production: 2008-2011 40
Apparel & Textiles Industry Employment by Business Type, U.S.: 2005-2010 41
Chapter 3: Important Apparel & Textiles Industry Contacts
Addresses, Telephone Numbers and Internet Sites 42
Chapter 4: THE APPAREL & TEXTILES 350:
Who They Are and How They Were Chosen 65
Industry List, With Codes 66
Index of Rankings Within Industry Groups 68
Alphabetical Index 77
Index of U.S. Headquarters Location by State 80
Index of Non-U.S. Headquarters Location by Country 83
Index by Regions of the U.S. Where the Firms Have Locations 85
Index of Firms with International Operations 95
Individual Profiles on each of THE APPAREL & TEXTILES 350 98
Additional Indexes
Index of Hot Spots for Advancement for Women/Minorities 454
Index by Subsidiaries, Brand Names and Affiliations 456

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