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The report titled “The US Apparel and Footwear Industry Outlook to 2015 – Changing Consumer Behavior and Purchasing Decisions” provides a comprehensive analysis on the market size of Apparel, Athletic Apparel, Fashion Apparel, Footwear, Athletic Footwear and Athletic Apparel, per capita expenditure, per capita expenditure as a percentage of GDP, market segmentation, competitive landscape and company profiles of major players operating in the US. The report also entails the SWOT analysis of the apparel industry and the footwear industry in the US. http://www.bharatbook.com/market-research-reports/retail-market-research-report/the-us-apparel-and-footwear-industry-outlook-to-2015-changing-consumer-behavior-and-purchasing-decisions.html

The future projections are presented for the US apparel and footwear industry focusing on the segments such as men’s wear, women’s wear, children’s wear, athletic apparel and footwear providing an insight on the prospects in the US apparel and footwear industry. Market Research Reports

The US apparel and footwear market is a mature and saturated industry with the presence of several large scale and small scale manufacturers, retailers and wholesalers who compete globally as well as in the domestic market. The US is one of the largest importers of apparel and footwear in the world with manufacturing units majorly located outside the US. In 2010, apparels worth USD ~ million were imported from countries including China, El Salvador, Honduras, Cambodia, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Indonesia, India and others. China contributed USD ~ million to the total US apparel and footwear Imports. In 2010, the total consumer expenditure on apparel and footwear showcased a positive growth of ~%, on account of the reviving economic conditions and
increasing employment opportunities in the country.

The apparel market in the US is dominated by the women’s apparel segment which contributed around ~% of the total apparel market in 2010. In 2010, the women’s segment contributed USD ~ million of the total apparel market revenue of USD ~ million.

The US apparel market is predominantly driven by the non-athletic apparels which include jeans wear, casual wear, corporate wear, occasional wear, intimate wear, knits, sweaters, jackets and others. The non-athletic wear market contributed around ~% of the total apparel market in 2010.

The US apparel market is fragmented with the presence of several large scale and small scale manufacturers, retailers and wholesalers, of which the top 14 companies contributed around ~% of the total apparel market revenue in 2010.

The apparel market is expected to witness many consolidations as firms will merge to achieve operational efficiency and diversify their operations to the developing markets which has a wide consumer base and provides favorable business opportunities. The US apparel market is likely to witness a modest growth in the next 5 years as the consumer spending level increases with a rise in the employment opportunities. This market is estimated to be worth USD ~ million by 2015 accompanied by an expected surge in the purchasing activity in the women segment.

The US footwear market is a USD ~ billion industry in 2010 which has achieved several milestones during the period 2005-2007. The market revenue in 2007 grew by ~% to USD ~ million as compared to USD ~ million in 2005.

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