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The 2017 Report on Apparel, Piece Goods & Notions Merchant Wholesalers contains key information used by Executives in many Fortune 500 companies and market leaders. The report helps identify industry changes, trends, key players, and growth opportunities.

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2017 Market Research Report on Apparel, Piece Goods & Notions Merchant Wholesalers Industry


Current Research on the Apparel, Piece Goods & Notions Merchant Wholesalers Industry

This section provides answers to fundamental and critical questions about the industry:
  1. What is the total market size ($ millions)?
  2. What is the Apparel, Piece Goods & Notions Merchant Wholesalers industry outlook?
  3. Has the market grown or declined?
  4. What is the market growth rate?
  5. Are long term forecasts positive or negative?
  6. What is the industry size and average company size?
  7. How many companies are in the industry?

Market Size Statistics

The total U.S. market size for the Apparel, Piece Goods & Notions Merchant Wholesalers industry: statistics cover all companies, both public and private. In addition to total revenue, the industry research provides details on employees, companies, and average firm size in the sector. Use this market information to research and analyze growth rates and the Apparel, Piece Goods & Notions Merchant Wholesalers industry trends and market outlook based on quantitative research and economic data.

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Statistics 2011        2012        2013        2014        2015        2016
Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)


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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Statistics Source: U.S. Census, AnythingResearch Statistical Analysis



Market Forecast - Apparel, Piece Goods & Notions Merchant Wholesalers[PREMIUM]

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook & Apparel, Piece Goods & Notions Merchant Wholesalers future growth trends. The following five-year forecast utilizes advanced econometric techniques that project both short-term and long-term market growth outlook. The industry outlook can be used to set a strategy applicable to economic realities.

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Forecast / Industry Outlook 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

Product & Services Breakdown

Research products and services in the Apparel, Piece Goods & Notions Merchant Wholesalers industry generating sales. Note that products are broken into categories with different levels of classification.

Product DescriptionNumber of Companies Sales ($ millions) Percent of Total Sales

Industry Total

Linens, Domestics, Curtains, And Draperies

Miscellaneous Home Furnishings, Including Household Containers, Flatware, Pans, Baskets, And Kitchen Utensils

Sporting And Recreational Goods And Supplies

Office Paper, Office Supplies, Greeting Cards, And Labels

Knit And Woven Piece Goods

Goods Purchased Gray And Finished On Contract

Cotton, Including Blends

Synthetics, Excluding Synthetic Knits

Other Knit Fabrics

Woolen And Worsted Piece Goods

Other Piece Goods

Notions, Including Buttons, Ribbons, Lace, Sewing Accessories, Zippers, And Bindings

Men's And Boys' Clothing

Men's And Boys' Suits, Coats, And Formal Wear

Men's And Boys' Dress And Casual Shirts, Sweaters, Slacks, And Jeans

Men's And Boys' Underwear And Sleepwear

Men's And Boys' Work Clothing And Uniforms

Other Men's And Boys' Clothing, Excluding Accessories

Women's, Misses', And Girls' Clothing

Women's, Misses', And Girls' Dresses, Blouses, And Sweaters, Including Unisex Clothing

Women's, Misses', And Girls' Suits And Coats

Women's, Misses', And Girls' Outerwear, Including Skirts, Slacks, And Jeans

Women's, Misses', And Girls' Underwear And Sleepwear

Other Women's, Misses', And Girls' Clothing, Excluding Accessories

Infants' And Children's Clothing, To Size 6x, Including Accessories

Men's Clothing Accessories, Including Hats, Gloves, And Neckwear

Women's Clothing Accessories, Including Hats, Gloves, And Handbags

Footwear

All Athletic Footwear

Infants' Footwear

Women's, Misses', And Girls' Footwear, Excluding Athletic Footwear

Men's And Boys' Footwear, Excluding Athletic Footwear

Shoe Accessories

Miscellaneous Commodities



U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by State

Market Size by State ($ millions) indicates how the industry's competition is distributed throughout the country. State-level information can identify areas with higher and lower market share than average.

U.S. map of Apparel, Piece Goods & Notions Merchant Wholesalers by state

Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial metrics provide a snapshot view of a benchmark "average" company. Key business metrics show revenue and operating costs. The data collected covers both public and private companies.

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
(Industry Benchmark)
Total Revenue

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Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold
Gross Profit

Operating Expenses
Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity
Repairs
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Depletion
Domestic production activities deduction
Advertising
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
Depreciation
Amortization
Other Operating Expenses
Total Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit
 
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics




Financial Ratio Analysis - Apparel, Piece Goods & Notions Merchant Wholesalers

Financial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a company in the industry compares relative to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation Ratios - Apparel, Piece Goods & Notions Merchant WholesalersIndustry Average
Company valuation can be measured based on the firm's own performance, as well as in comparison against its industry competitors. These metrics show how the average company in the Apparel, Piece Goods & Notions Merchant Wholesalers industry is performing.
Profit Margin
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin. Show company earnings relative to revenues.
Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on Equity (ROE) is net income as a percentage of shareholders' equity. Shareholders' Equity is defined as the company's total assets minus total liabilities. ROE shows how much profits a company generates with the money shareholders invested (or with retained earnings).
Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Assets (ROA) is net income relative to total assets. The market research on Apparel, Piece Goods & Notions Merchant Wholesalers measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.


Liquidity Ratios - Apparel, Piece Goods & Notions Merchant WholesalersIndustry Average
Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.
Current Ratio
Measures a firm's ability to pay its debts over the next 12 months.
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)
Calculates liquid assets relative to liabilities, excluding inventories.


Efficiency Ratios - Key Performance IndicatorsIndustry Average
Measure how quickly products and services sell, and effectively collections policies are implemented.
Receivables Turnover Ratio
If this number is low in your business when compared to the industry average in the research report, it may mean your payment terms are too lenient or that you are not doing a good enough job on collections.
Average Collection Period
Based on the Receivables Turnover, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover
Inventory Turnover
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
Fixed-Asset Turnover
Generally, higher is better, since it indicates the business has less money tied up in fixed assets for each dollar of sales revenue.



Compensation & Salary Surveys for Employees

Compensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of industry-specific jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom Quartile Average (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations 8%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers4%
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 5%
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 7%
Art and Design Workers 7%
Designers 6%
Fashion Designers 5%
Sales and Related Occupations 20%
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing 14%
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing 14%
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 14%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 33%
Information and Record Clerks 7%
Material Recording, Scheduling, Dispatching, and Distributing Workers 13%
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 7%
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 7%
Production Occupations 7%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 18%
Material Moving Workers 16%
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand 15%
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 10%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics


Companies in Apparel, Piece Goods & Notions Merchant Wholesalers and Similar Industries[PREMIUM]

Apparel, Piece Goods & Notions Merchant Wholesalers market research identifies top companies with the largest estimated market share. Information includes corporate earnings and public company ticker symbols where available.

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Public Apparel, Piece Goods & Notions Merchant Wholesalers Company News

Web scan for recent news about public companies. Apparel, Piece Goods & Notions Merchant Wholesalers market research on key company news, and Apparel, Piece Goods & Notions Merchant Wholesalers statistics.

The market size analysis identifies the overall sales data within the industry. Statistics break down facts about companies within the market.


Government Contracts Related to Apparel, Piece Goods & Notions Merchant Wholesalers

In 2014, the federal government spent a total of $4,700,954 on Apparel, Piece Goods & Notions Merchant Wholesalers. It has awarded 402 contracts to 109 companies, with an average value of $43,128 per company.   

Top government vendors:

CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount



Growth Opportunities / Competitive Threats

Companies in other industries may also sell similar products. Since there is an overlap in the customer base, there may be an opportunity for companies in Apparel, Piece Goods & Notions Merchant Wholesalers to sell additional products/services offered by these adjacent industries. Alternatively, these industries may identify further products in this industry to target. Products most at risk are those with the highest profit margins and lowest barriers to entry.

The following industries are competing channels for sales of similar products/services.

Women's, Misses', And Girls' Clothing
Competing IndustrySales Relative to Apparel, Piece Goods & Notions Merchant WholesalersOpportunity/Threat
Women's, Children's & Infants' Clothing & Accessories Merchant Wholesalers Competing industry
Men's & Boys' Clothing & Furnishings Merchant Wholesalers Competing industry

Sales from other industries of Women's, Misses', And Girls' Clothing are less than those from Apparel, Piece Goods & Notions Merchant Wholesalers. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their Women's, Misses', And Girls' Clothing sales, taking market share from this industry.
Women's, Misses', And Girls' Clothing Product Sales Report



Men's And Boys' Clothing
Competing IndustrySales Relative to Apparel, Piece Goods & Notions Merchant WholesalersOpportunity/Threat
Men's & Boys' Clothing & Furnishings Merchant Wholesalers Competing industry
Women's, Children's & Infants' Clothing & Accessories Merchant Wholesalers Competing industry

Sales from other industries of Men's And Boys' Clothing are less than those from Apparel, Piece Goods & Notions Merchant Wholesalers. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their Men's And Boys' Clothing sales, taking market share from this industry.
Men's And Boys' Clothing Product Sales Report



Women's, Misses', And Girls' Dresses And Blouses
Women's, Misses', And Girls' Dresses And Blouses Product Sales Report

Men's And Boys' Shirts, Slacks, And Jeans
Men's And Boys' Shirts, Slacks, And Jeans Product Sales Report

Women's, Misses', And Girls' Outerwear
Women's, Misses', And Girls' Outerwear Product Sales Report

Miscellaneous Commodities
Miscellaneous Commodities Product Sales Report

Sporting And Recreational Goods And Supplies
Sporting And Recreational Goods And Supplies Product Sales Report

Linens, Domestics, Curtains, And Draperies
Linens, Domestics, Curtains, And Draperies Product Sales Report

Service Receipts And Labor Charges
Service Receipts And Labor Charges Product Sales Report

Labor Charges For Repair Work
Labor Charges For Repair Work Product Sales Report



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