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Market research for the apparel and footwear industry

Euromonitor has the world’s most comprehensive research on the apparel and footwear industry. We monitor and analyse industry trends in apparel globally, including in-depth data on market share and market size.

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Country Report

Apparel and Footwear in Denmark

International studies showed that Danish consumers are the most optimistic in the EU, which was supported by strong growth of the annual Christmas shopping. However, the growth experienced during the pre-crisis years remains elusive in 2013. Consumer...

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Apparel and Footwear in Brazil

In 2013, Brazil witnessed a strong increase of interest rates and household indebtedness and a decline of consumer confidence. In addition, the FIFA Confederations Cup and the wave of street protests that took place in June contributed for a ...

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Country Report

Apparel and Footwear in the United Kingdom

Although the UK was amongst the fastest growing economies in Western Europe in 2013, apparel and footwear retailers were quick to offer discounts to consumers, with unseasonal weather conditions prompting panic on the high street. The popularity of ...

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World Tourism Data and Statistics 2014

Statistical handbook highlighting comparable travel and tourism statistics for 52 countries.

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World Consumer Lifestyles Databook 2014

A statistical reference book packed with lifestyle statistics for 76 countries, including home ownership patterns and income.

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Passport Apparel and Footwear Global

All of our data and analysis for Apparel and Footwear in 46 countries. Includes 18 years of comparable data, advanced modelling tools, global and regional analysis, company profiles, strategic briefings, articles, datagraphics, videos and podcasts.

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Company Profile

VF Corp in Apparel

VF Corp’s unique brand portfolio sees it moving from strength to strength on the global apparel stage. Its decision to focus on its outdoor and action sports division is an astute move given the lucrative nature of the global sportswear market. Its ...

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Global Briefing

Apparel and Footwear Retailing in Brazil: Trends and Prospects

As a member of the BRIC quartet, Brazil has garnered significant attention on the global apparel and footwear retailing stage. While international fashion brands navigate a challenging operational environment, domestic players continue to capitalise ...

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Company Profile

Fast Retailing Co Ltd in Apparel

Fast Retailing aspires to become the world’s largest clothing company by 2020. International expansion will be key to achieving this goal. While the company has successfully expanded in Asia, gaining credibility in Western markets will be its main ...

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Company Profile

Gap Inc, The in Apparel

Gap Inc’s sales performance in 2012 highlights a successful turnaround is well underway. Innovative marketing combined with an omni-channel focus places the company well to regain lost market share. Gap Inc’s acquisitions in luxury and sportswear ...

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Country Report

Apparel in Italy

Italy’s severe economic recession is having a negative impact on sales of apparel. Aggregated data from 2008 to 2012 shows an overall decline in domestic sales and consumption across all apparel categories. 2012 was the worst year for the Italian ...

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Country Report

Apparel in Greece

With Greece falling deeper into recession, 2012 has been a year of negative growth for the apparel market. Greeks are left with less money to spend and this resulted in clothing and footwear purchases becoming less frequent and more conservative as ...

Oct 2013 | US$1,900 | Pages: 90 | Add to cart | View details

Global Briefing

Tailoring Apparel to a New Latin America

Over the next five years apparel strategy in Latin America will be more important than anywhere else in the world. With Brazil hosting the World Cup and Olympics back-to-back, leading sportswear brands will need to be at the top of their game. At the...

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Company Profile

Inditex , Industria de Diseño Textil SA in Apparel

Apparel industry poster child Inditex continues to grow from strength to strength on account of its hit fast fashion business model. Having been quick off the mark to escape its home of recession-hit Western Europe, plenty of potential remains for ...

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Country Report

Apparel in Morocco

Morocco has a large low-income group, with many of these consumers struggling to make ends meet at the start of the review period due to high inflation. Growth for apparel was thus constrained in the first two years of the review period, with this in...

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Country Report

Apparel in the Netherlands

Apparel in the Netherlands had a difficult year in 2012 due to a weakened economic situation, following a pattern that began in 2008, with a slight rebound in 2010. The strongly impacting economic downturn and the subsequent uncertain and gloomy ...

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Company Profile

Esprit Holdings Ltd in Apparel

Esprit has taken significant measures to overhaul its operations, distribution and branding through a high-cost transformation plan. However, with a focus on fragile Western Europe and intensely competitive China, the path to recovery will not be ...

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Country Report

Apparel in Austria

Apparel continued its healthy performance in 2012, once again posting positive value growth. While the economic difficulties faced in various neighbouring countries harmed apparel sales, Austria has fared well, with continued growth in the GDP and ...

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Country Report

Apparel in Egypt

Egypt's apparel market was expected to become one of the fastest developing industries in the region, fuelled by an emerging middle class, coupled with the increasing penetration of international brands and high foreign investment in retailing. ...

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Apparel in Germany

Apparel in Germany had a challenging year in 2012 due to the prolonged economic downturn with an apparent decline in consumer confidence in late 2012. However, apparel managed to increase in current value terms at the end of the review period, as ...

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Country Report

Apparel in France

Value sales of apparel in France continued to stagnate in 2012, with volume sales even seeing a negligible decline. The deterioration of the economic situation has continued to have a negative impact, with consumers’ purchasing power becoming ...

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Country Report

Apparel in Romania

During 2011, Romanian consumers struggled with weakening purchasing power and thus carefully managed their household budgets. However, in 2012 interest in apparel and fashion increased. The industry suffered from rising cotton prices – a development ...

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Country Report

Apparel in Turkey

Since the end of the recession in 2010, apparel in Turkey reversed the recession-related decline into positive volume and value growth. Increasing post-recession optimism encouraged consumers to buy more and pay more, inducing positive volume and ...

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Company Profile

Nike Inc in Apparel

Sportswear giant Nike is rebuilding itself to cement its leadership of the global apparel market. It has sold off smaller brands Umbro and Cole Haan, to focus on the Nike brand as a tool for global expansion, as well as developing a more ...

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Country Report

Apparel in South Africa

Apparel saw strong volume sales growth for the review period as a whole. This was thanks to a number of factors reducing prices, including strong chained outlet volume expansion and increasing price competition amongst department stores and apparel ...

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Company Profile

H&M Hennes & Mauritz AB in Apparel

Having consistently outgrown the global apparel market over recent years, H&M has recently witnessed a period of slowing sales, as it faces more agile rivals and intensifying price competition, particularly in its core market of Western Europe. In ...

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Country Report

Apparel in Russia

Both clothing and footwear in Russia continues to grow rapidly ahead of European countries. In terms of recovered demand, 2012 was rewarding for retailers and enabled them to maintain sales revenues for their future development and investment. The ...

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Company Profile

adidas Group in Apparel

Germany-based sportswear giant adidas Group continues to trail perennial rival Nike Inc but has started to outperform its great competitor. adidas Group has increased its focus on developing company-owned retail space which allows it far greater ...

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Country Report

Apparel in the US

Whilst increasing input costs put upwards pressure on prices, other factors, such as the intense competition and bargain-hunting shoppers, pulled prices down. Apparel marketers continued to struggle to find middle ground. Across apparel categories, ...

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Apparel in India

Discounting became more common during the review period. Discounts are now offered throughout the year whereas in the past they were limited to festive seasons. Discounts and promotional offers by brands have increased the footfall in retail outlets....

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Apparel in Ukraine

In 2012, apparel continued to be restrained by the ongoing economic recession, with many people still economising on new clothes and footwear. However, it was another year of positive growth in both volume and value terms. Ukrainians are usually keen...

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Apparel in Thailand

Apparel in Thailand recorded positive retail value and volume growth in 2012. Demand was temporarily interrupted during the beginning of the year as consumers had to allocate money to clean, refurnish and paint housing after the severe flooding ...

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Apparel in South Korea

Despite weak consumer confidence, apparel sales increased in 2012. This positive growth was largely due to the increasing popularity of SPA brands and outdoor wear and sportswear. The popularity of SPA brands highlights how demand for value-added ...

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Apparel in Malaysia

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Apparel in Venezuela

Customs agents of La Guaira and Puerto Cabello reported that typical delays can vary between seven and 15 days, but in some cases last up to 30 days. Much of these delays arose after the government took over the operations of the ports in Venezuela....

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Apparel in Israel

In 2012 the apparel category posted consistent growth in volume terms as a result of the growing awareness of fashion trends and the accessibility of new brands. However, in value terms, growth slowed down compared to the year before as a result of ...

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Apparel in Saudi Arabia

Apparel sales continued to benefit from continued economic growth in Saudi Arabia, especially during 2011 and 2012. Even though the country did not experience an economic downturn during the global financial crisis , the marked drop in real GDP ...

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Apparel in the United Arab Emirates

While apparel sales suffered as a result of economic uncertainty, especially during 2009 and 2010 as many consumers shifted from buying to window shopping, 2011 and 2012 saw consumers increasingly buying into the latest fashion trends. As a result, ...

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Apparel in Norway

In 2012, Norway’s apparel market recorded growth both in volume and value sales terms. The major reason for positive development in the market was the strong national economy, which inspired consumers to increase their expenditure on apparel. In line...

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Apparel in Hungary

Rents for retail space are in general denominated in euro in Hungary. Along with the rapid devaluation of the national currency, the cost of being present in the most popular shopping malls or inner city pedestrian shopping streets have become ...

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Apparel in the Czech Republic

In 2012 Czech consumers struggled with further weakening purchasing power, which encouraged them to carefully manage their household budgets. Czechs were willing to reduce their spending on apparel, although they did not want to give up shopping for ...

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Apparel in Singapore

In 2012 consumers are becoming more fashion-conscious than before. The influx of new international brands and the rise of home-grown fashion labels intensified women’s outerwear and gave consumers more options from which to choose. Similarly, male ...

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Apparel in Hong Kong, China

After strong growth in 2011, the apparel category saw growth slow substantially in 2012. The slowdown reflected the fact that the Government did not pursue further policies to boost retail sales, alongside the worsening operating environment for ...

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Global Briefing

Global Apparel (Part 2): Category Dynamics and Competitive Landscape

While the global apparel market pushed ahead 2012, the fragile macroeconomic climate has had a resounding effect on consumer attitudes towards apparel purchasing. This briefing explores the key drivers of category dynamics in the post-recession ...

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Country Report

Apparel in Spain

It is likely that Spanish players will need to wait another two years before apparel stabilises and consumers recover their purchasing power. The economic crisis changed consumers’ attitudes: Spaniards turned to price-seeking, highly informed about ...

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Apparel in the Philippines

Competition intensified with the entry of international fast fashion brands and online retailers which provide discounted apparel, leading to a decline in value growth. The consumers’ focus on achieving a particular look rather than on the brand one ...

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Apparel in Portugal

The impact of economic constraints on apparel sales has been considerable due to the fall in consumer purchasing power. With austerity measures increasing, consumers have been obliged to change their purchasing habits and adapt to ever lower ...

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Apparel in Vietnam

In 2012, apparel continued to perform well despite the current economic downturn in Vietnam which tightened consumers’ spending, although the growth in both retail volume and value were lower than in 2011. The main reason was the increasing awareness...

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