Apparel manufacturing establishments are engaged in the manufacturing of hosiery, socks, knitting of fabric, cutting and sewing of apparel and accessories and their sale.
The top five companies covered are Christian Dior SE, H&M AB, VF Corp, NIKE Inc. and Adidas AG. Christian Dior was the largest company in the apparel manufacturing market in 2017
The countries covered are USA, China, Germany, Brazil, Japan, UK, Spain, Russia, France, Australia, Italy, India and rest of the world.
The global apparel manufacturing market was valued at around $800 billion in 2017. Asia Pacific was the largest region in the apparel manufacturing market in 2017, accounting for 40% market share. China was the largest country in the apparel manufacturing market in 2017, accounting for nearly 19% market share.
Technological advances in material sciences and nano technology is stimulating the demand for smart fabrics. Smart fabrics have digital components such as sensors embedded in the fabric. They have the ability to interact with the individual and their environment, by tracking and communicating data about the individual and environment to other devices through sensors and conductive yarns. They are widely used in fashion, entertainment, medical, transportation, sports and fitness and military.
The apparel manufacturing market is segmented into men’s wear, women’s wear and children’s wear.
Men’s Wear comprise companies engaged in manufacturing men's and boys' cut and sew apparel from purchased fabric.
Women’s Wear comprise companies engaged in manufacturing women's and girls' apparel from purchased fabric.
Kid’s Wear comprise companies engaged in manufacturing kid's and infants’ apparel from purchased fabric.