Hosiery

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World Market for Apparel and Footwear

Aug 2019

Apparel and footwear is the second largest consumer goods industry globally. Despite its maturity and sheer size, the industry expects a positive outlook, thanks to strong growth in China and India. These two Asian powerhouses are expected to be top ...

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Hosiery in Australia

Jun 2019

While hosiery was a major fashion statement in 2018, consumers were moving to hosiery that is not only fashionable but also functional. Consumers now demand hosiery that is run resistant, has sweat protection, and is cushioned for different occasions...

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Hosiery in China

Apr 2019

China’s hosiery category has a long history. It is also a mature category, recording comparatively stable growth in 2018. However, there are more function-specific socks emerging, with features such as moisture absorption, deodorisation and fast ...

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Hosiery in Chile

Mar 2019

The low average unit price of hosiery means that impulse purchases are common compared with other areas of apparel and footwear. Moreover, these products tend to be purchased relatively frequently because they are subject to significant damage ...

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Hosiery in South Africa

Mar 2019

Sales of hosiery are driven largely by the weather, the back-to-school season and fashion trends, with price promotions being less common than in other areas of apparel. Fashion trends seen in 2018 included bold patterned tights and socks, with a nod...

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Hosiery in Egypt

Mar 2019

The current value growth of hosiery slowed down notably in 2018 in comparison with 2017, largely due to the decline in retail volume terms. In 2017, when unit prices rocketed, sales of hosiery in informal markets in Egypt increased exponentially. ...

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Hosiery in Vietnam

Mar 2019

Towards the end of the review period, hosiery registered strong current value growth for both sheer and non-sheer hosiery, despite the fact that the category is starting to mature. Hosiery is deemed an essential product for Vietnamese consumers. An ...

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Hosiery in Malaysia

Mar 2019

Non-sheer hosiery from sports brands is one of the most popular choices of local consumers. For example, performance sports brands such as Nike, adidas, Puma and sports-inspired brands such as Fila and Converse offer a wide range of training socks ...

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Hosiery in Saudi Arabia

Mar 2019

Due the slowdown in the Saudi economy, sales of apparel were challenged in 2018, and hosiery was no exception. Consumers continued to be vigilant and careful with their purchases, and bought only what was necessary. As many expatriates continued to ...

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Hosiery in the United Arab Emirates

Mar 2019

The purchase of hosiery is influenced by deals throughout the year, as consumers prefer to delay buying until lower prices are offered or buy only when necessary. In the United Arab Emirates, hosiery such as socks and tights typically accompany the ...

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Hosiery in Colombia

Mar 2019

As Colombians’ awareness of the benefits of exercise increases, functional hosiery will favour non-sheer hosiery, which is expected to record a strong performance over the review period. No-show socks remain a popular product in this category, worn ...

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Hosiery in Singapore

Mar 2019

As in many apparel and footwear categories, the rise of internet retailing is exerting a significant influence on the development of hosiery. Indeed, the facts that consumers feel less need to try on hosiery before purchase and that hosiery products ...

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Hosiery in Nigeria

Mar 2019

A poor economic performance since 2016 in Nigeria negatively impacted the performance of hosiery, especially as high inflation, which continued into 2018, drove prices up. However, as the economy returns to good growth over the forecast period, it is...

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Hosiery in Germany

Mar 2019

In 2018, hosiery in Germany continued to record positive growth, albeit at a slightly slower rate compared to the previous year. Instead of being used for purely functional purposes, sheer hosiery and non-sheer hosiery continued to be purchased as ...

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Hosiery in Greece

Mar 2019

Hosiery continued to register retail value and volume growth in 2018 as fashion trends favoured the category. Beginning in 2017, the sock trend placed hosiery in the spotlight by elevating it to an important fashion item for women. Sheer and ...

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Hosiery in Italy

Mar 2019

Hosiery is set to continue to be impacted by the athleisure trend, which is strong across most apparel categories in Italy. Athleisure has become part of consumers’ lifestyles as they turn to informal and comfortable outfits and increasingly wear ...

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Hosiery in Poland

Mar 2019

Hosiery in Poland will continue to be heavily influenced by strengthening fashion trends regarding individualism and being different....

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Hosiery in Brazil

Mar 2019

In 2018, hosiery saw negligible growth, as it still does not have the same perception and appeal as other categories, which have better visibility to communicate style and fashion. This was one of the factors that led sheer hosiery to see a better ...

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Hosiery in the Czech Republic

Mar 2019

Hosiery registered growth in 2018, driven by both sheer and non-sheer hosiery. Favourable economic conditions, rising household incomes and higher purchasing power allowed consumers to seek better quality and more expensive hosiery products. ...

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Hosiery in Hong Kong, China

Mar 2019

Hong Kong’s hosiery category is far too scattered to be called mature. Foreign competitors see the potential within and have started competing for local luxury sheer hosiery sales. While historically domestic demand was price-driven, foreign brands ...

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