Outlook of the global hosiery market
Technavio market research analyst predicts the global hosiery market to grow at a CAGR of around 4% during the forecast period. Consumers look for the quality, durability, fit, style, and glamor while purchasing hosiery products. The increasing concern about personal grooming and appearance is one of the major drivers of the market. Not only is the market for women hosiery rising, but the demand for such goods is also rising from the men segment because these days, even men follow the new trends in fashion and apparels.
The rise in sales from the e-commerce sector is another major driver propelling the growth of the hosiery market. The online retails saves the consumer time, gives product availability at door steps, and offer products at discounted prices, hence they are the fastest growing channel of sales. In terms of region, the e-commerce market in North America is the fastest growing market with nations like the US and Canada dominating the share for the same as of 2014.
Segmentation and analysis of the global hosiery market by product
Pantyhose and nylons
In terms of revenue, the socks segment dominated the global hosiery market in 2015 with a share of more than 69% in 2015. The growth of the socks segment is mainly driven by the increasing demand for socks from the following two consumer segments, 0-14 years age group and 15-64 years age group consumers. Also, the increased demand for socks emerging from developing regions such as APAC and Latin America has also triggered the growth of this segment.
Geographical segmentation and analysis of the global hosiery market
Europe occupies the majority of the share in the global hosiery market with more than 34% of the market share. The major factors contributing to the growth of this region is the rising demand for socks from the working population; wherein the women hosiery generates the highest revenue.
Competitive landscape and key vendors
The presence of multiple vendors including well-established and regional vendors makes the market considerably fragmented and competitive. They compete on the basis of product differentiation, portfolio, and pricing. The prevailing competition among the vendors presents a possibility of increased number of mergers, with smaller entities being acquired by or merged with major players.
The key vendors in the market are -
Other prominent vendors in the market include Acorn Products, Alba-Waldensian, Albertville Knitting, Americal, Bossong Hosiery Mills, Brown Wooten Mills, Carolina Hosiery Mills, Crescent Hosiery Mills, Fine Sheer Industries, Fox River Mills, Highland Mills, Hot Sox, Huffman Finishing, Johnson Hosiery Mills, Kentucky Derby Hosiery, Lemco Mills, Mayo Knitting Mills, Monarch Hosiery Mills, Parker Hosiery, Pro Feet, Royal Apparel, Royce Hosiery Mills, Sara Lee Sock, Tower Mill, US Textile, and Value Line Textiles.
Key questions answered in the report include
What will the market size and the growth rate be in 2020?
What are the key factors driving the global hosiery market?
What are the key market trends impacting the growth of the global hosiery market?
What are the challenges to market growth?
Who are the key vendors in the global hosiery market?
What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the vendors in the global hosiery market?
Trending factors influencing the market shares of APAC, Europe, North America, and ROW.?
What are the key outcomes of the five forces analysis of the global hosiery market?
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PART 01: Executive summary
PART 02: Scope of the report
Top vendor offerings
PART 03: Market research methodology
PART 04: Introduction
Key market highlights
PART 05: Market landscape
Market size and forecast
Five forces analysis
PART 06: Market segmentation by product
Global socks market
Global tights market
Global pantyhose and nylons market
PART 07: Geographical segmentation
Global hosiery market by geographical segmentation
Hosiery market in Europe
Hosiery market in North America
Hosiery market in APAC
Hosiery market in ROW
PART 08: Key leading countries
PART 09: Market drivers
PART 10: Impact of drivers
PART 11: Market challenges
PART 12: Impact of drivers and challenges
PART 13: Market trends
PART 14: Vendor landscape
Market share analysis 2015
Other prominent vendors
PART 15: Key vendor analysis
PART 16: Appendix
List of abbreviations
PART 17: Explore Technavio
List of Exhibits
Exhibit 01: Product offerings
Exhibit 02: Global hosiery market
Exhibit 03: Global hosiery market 2015-2020 ($ billion)
Exhibit 04: Five forces analysis
Exhibit 05: Global hosiery market by product by revenue 2015 and 2020
Exhibit 06: Global hosiery market by product by revenue 2015-2020 ($ billion)
Exhibit 07: Global socks market 2015-2020 ($ billion)
Exhibit 08: Market share gains by global socks market
Exhibit 09: Global tights market 2015-2020 ($ billion)
Exhibit 10: Market share gains by global tights market
Exhibit 11: Global pantyhose and nylons market 2015-2020 ($ billion)
Exhibit 12: Market share loss by global pantyhose and nylons market
Exhibit 13: Global hosiery market segmentation by geography 2015 and 2020 (revenue share)
Exhibit 14: Global hosiery market segmentation by geography 2015-2020 ($ billion)
Exhibit 15: Hosiery market in Europe 2015-2020 ($ billion)
Exhibit 16: Market share loss by Europe
Exhibit 17: Hosiery market in North America 2015-2020 ($ billion)
Exhibit 18: Market share gains by North America
Exhibit 19: Hosiery market in APAC 2015-2020 ($ billion)
Exhibit 20: Market share gains by APAC
Exhibit 21: Hosiery market in ROW 2015-2020 ($ billions)
Exhibit 22: Market share loss by ROW
Exhibit 23: Key leading countries
Exhibit 24: TDC for China's hosiery market
Exhibit 25: TDC for France's hosiery market
Exhibit 26: TDC for Germany's hosiery market
Exhibit 27: TDC for Italy's hosiery market
Exhibit 28: TDC for UK's hosiery market
Exhibit 29: TDC for US's hosiery market
Exhibit 30: Market drivers
Exhibit 31: Impact of drivers
Exhibit 32: Market challenges
Exhibit 33: Impact of drivers and challenges
Exhibit 34: Market trends
Exhibit 35: Global hosiery market by vendor 2014
Exhibit 36: CSP International: Business segmentation by revenue 2014
Exhibit 37: CSP International: Business segmentation by revenue 2013 and 2014 ($ million)
Exhibit 38: CSP International: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2014
Exhibit 39: Gilden Activewear: Business segmentation by revenue 2014
Exhibit 40: Gilden Activewear: Business segmentation by revenue 2013 and 2014 ($ million)
Exhibit 41: Golden Lady: Brands
Exhibit 42: HanesBrands: Business segmentation by revenue 2014
Exhibit 43: HanesBrands: Business segmentation by revenue 2013 and 2014 ($ billion)
Exhibit 44: HanesBrands: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2014