Apparel

The apparel industry is involved in the designing and manufacturing clothing and accessories for women, men, and children in the categories of: casual wear, active wear, essentials, formal wear, and outer wear. The industry also includes producing clothing for infants. The apparel industry is a big part of the fashion industry, with fashion trends dictating the consumer demand of the types of apparel that companies produce.

Companies in the apparel industry have a tendency to modernize their products in a timely fashion to keep up with their competitors and continue the efficiency of their productions.

Apparel companies also have to consistently modify the apparel they produce in order to meet consumer trends and demand. For example, manufacturing clothing that incorporates recycled material, or electronic functions (such as small lights in the clothing). At times, consumer demand also requires that the apparel industry manufactures and distributes clothing items at a more rapid pace than is typical.

A burgeoning trend among designers and manufacturers is incorporating “green,” organic or sustainable features in the clothing they make and distribute. The fact that mass retailers have begun devoting shelf space to such clothing is indicative of a larger trend soon to emerge in the apparel industry.

Consumer preferences and demand are the predominant drivers for the apparel industry, but manufacturing costs are also a factor. Profitability in this industry is dependent upon several factors as well: the focus given to certain locations, specialization of products, efficiency of operations, and contracts with marketing professionals. As competition is steep, apparel companies often create alliances to present a stronger front. Successful advertising strategies, as well as concentration in specialized markets help in allowing apparel companies to generate increased revenue.
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Apparel, Accessories & Luxury Goods in France

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Footwear in Brazil

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Footwear in Saudi Arabia

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Footwear in Poland

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Footwear in Denmark

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Apparel, Accessories & Luxury Goods in the United States

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Footwear in Australia

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Luggage and Leather Goods in China

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Footwear in India

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Footwear in Canada

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Luggage and Leather Goods in France

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Luggage and Leather Goods in the Netherlands

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Footwear in Spain

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Global Luggage and Leather Goods

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Footwear in Asia-Pacific

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Footwear in Germany

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Footwear in Egypt

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Footwear in the United States

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Apparel, Accessories & Luxury Goods in Germany

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Footwear in South Africa

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Footwear in Russia

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Footwear in United Arab Emirates

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Footwear in Norway

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Luggage and Leather Goods in Canada

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Footwear in Taiwan

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Luggage and Leather Goods in Japan

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Footwear in Belgium

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Footwear in the Netherlands

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Luggage and Leather Goods in Germany

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Luggage and Leather Goods in Spain

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Footwear in Singapore

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Luggage and Leather Goods in Asia-Pacific

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Footwear in Europe

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Childrenswear in the United States

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Apparel Retail in Singapore

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Womenswear in Norway

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Womenswear in Asia-Pacific

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Womenswear in Taiwan

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Womenswear in Belgium

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Womenswear in Germany

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Womenswear in the Netherlands

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Womenswear in the United States

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Apparel Retail in the United States

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Apparel Retail in Belgium

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Childrenswear in Mexico

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Apparel Retail in South Africa

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Apparel Retail in Italy

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Childrenswear in Hungary

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Apparel Retail in Russia

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Apparel Retail in Norway

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