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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Women's, Children's & Infants' Clothing & Accessories Merchant Wholesalers


Overview of the U.S. Women's, Children's & Infants' Clothing & Accessories Merchant Wholesalers Industry

This section provides answers to key questions about the industry:
  1. What is the total market size (industry revenue)?
  2. What is the industry outlook?
  3. Market Analysis: Is the market growing or declining, and how quickly?
  4. Are long-term forecasts positive or negative?
  5. What is the average company size in the industry?
  6. How many companies are in the industry?

Market Size & Industry Statistics

The total U.S. industry market size for Women's, Children's & Infants' Clothing & Accessories Merchant Wholesalers: Industry statistics cover all companies in the United States, both public and private, ranging in size from small businesses to market leaders. In addition to revenue, the industry market analysis shows information on employees, companies, and average firm size.

Investors, banks, and business executives use growth rates and industry trends to understand the market outlook and opportunity.

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Statistics 2012        2013        2014        2015        2016        2017
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 Market Analysis



Market Forecast[PREMIUM]

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook and future growth trends. The following five-year demand forecast projects both short-term and long-term trends.

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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 Women's, Children's & Infants' Clothing & Accessories 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

Sporting And Recreational Goods And Supplies

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

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

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

Men's And Boys' Footwear, Excluding Athletic Footwear

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 industry market share than average.

U.S. map of Women's, Children's & Infants' Clothing & Accessories 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

Financial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a Women's, Children's & Infants' Clothing & Accessories Merchant Wholesalers company compares to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation RatiosIndustry 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 Women's, Children's & Infants' Clothing & Accessories 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 Women's, Children's & Infants' Clothing & Accessories Merchant Wholesalers measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.


Liquidity RatiosIndustry 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


Women's, Children's & Infants' Clothing & Accessories Merchant Wholesalers Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

Largest companies in the industry and related industries, with private company revenue estimates.

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Innovation News

  • San Pedro Apparel trademarks "VIA JAY" - Blouses; Dresses; Pants; Shorts; Tops as clothing - 11/18/2017
  • Kiddo's E3 trademarks "KIDDO BY KATIE" - Women's clothing - 11/13/2017
  • Undercover Mama trademarks "UNDERCOVER BABY" - clothing; bibs; blankets; shawls; maternity apparel; maternity supplies; baby carriers and seats; seat covers; nursing gear and equipment; nursing covers - 08/15/2017
  • Undercover Mama patents Nursing Brassiere Retrofit Garment - 07/21/2016
  • Meesh & Mia raises $3 million in funding. - 01/15/2013




  • Top Innovators

    542
    CompanyInnovation Score
    BE Girl5
    Bella Materna4
    Sock Tabs2
    Vera
    Goo-GA Style

    Additional companies, details and innovation scoring in the full report.

    Latest Industry News

    • Creating Crafts, Forming Friendships - “One family we hosted was a single mother who had two kids, couldn’t speak ... Forai artisans’ clothing and accessories include headbands, gift-card holders, baby bibs, onesies, girls’ dresses and women’s skirts, while their jewelry line includes ... (12/28/2017)
    • Liquidity Services Auction Watch - Depending on the type of product and each merchant's quantity needs, merchandise is conveniently available by the truckload, pallet, or in single-unit quantities. "Shoppers have proven that they are eager to spend this year, and while sales reports from ... (11/28/2017)
    • In Ardmore: Meet, mix and mingle at this year’s Cricket Cringle - Vendors will carry local or handcrafted items including jewelry, housewares, clothing, greens, wreaths ... The schedule of holiday entertainment and kids’ activities is as follows: Performances will take place at the entertainment stage, located on ... (11/27/2017)
    • Bully Stopped By A Golf Shirt - MacLean is the owner of ForeKidsGolf.com, where she sells wholesale classic fine clothing and accessories for babies made from extra soft luxurious Peruvian Prima cotton. Her clothing line for children and adults is sold at country clubs and high-end ... (01/20/2016)
    • They all have names - But they all have names ... to keep children from playing in La Jolla Children’s pool because a seal pup might be bothered by the human children, we engage in a wholesale slaughter of Samuel’s kind and more. Where are the “Save the baby humans ... (03/23/2014)
    • Public Sector Has Some of Oldest Workers Set to Retire - The looming retirement of the vast segment of baby boomers has long occupied much attention. For years, economists and academics warned of an impending “silver tsunami.” By and large, though, a sudden wave of retirements hasn’t yet happened. (08/26/2013)
    • Taobao Marketplace and Juhuasuan Launch Juhuasuan Overseas Group Shopping Platform in Hong Kong and Taiwan - consumer electronics accessories; bags; women’s and men’s shoes; children’s toys and clothing and so on. Users in Hong Kong and Taiwan can log in to the Juhuasuan Overseas platform using their Taobao username and password and settle payment for ... (04/07/2013)
    • Sears sews `Covington' onto new apparel line - It will debut in September with apparel for men, women and children ... and other accessories will be available, including shoes for men and women. "Our customer likes to shop for the whole family," said Kathryn Bufano, Sears' head merchant for softlines ... (04/23/2002)


    Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $4,212 on Women's, Children's & Infants' Clothing & Accessories Merchant Wholesalers. It has awarded 1 contracts to 1 companies, with an average value of $4,212 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 Women's, Children's & Infants' Clothing & Accessories 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 Women's, Children's & Infants' Clothing & Accessories Merchant WholesalersOpportunity/Threat
    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 Women's, Children's & Infants' Clothing & Accessories 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



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

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



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

    Men's And Boys' Clothing
    Men's And Boys' Clothing Product Sales Report

    Men's And Boys' Shirts, Slacks, And Jeans
    Men's And Boys' Shirts, Slacks, And Jeans 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

    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



    Segments classified within this market research report

    This industry market research report includes companies whose primary business is any of the following:
    Hats and caps, women's, girls' and infants', merchant wholesalers, Women's clothing merchant wholesalers, Furnishings (except shoes), Hosiery, women's and girls', Unisex clothing merchant wholesalers, Lingerie merchant wholesalers, Gloves, children's, and infants', Outerwear, Swimwear, Dresses merchant wholesalers, Underwear, Clothing accessories, Infants' clothing merchant wholesalers, Handbags merchant wholesalers, Fur clothing merchant wholesalers, Baby clothing merchant wholesalers, Children's clothing merchant wholesalers, Diapers (except paper) merchant wholesalers, Women's and children's clothing accessories merchant wholesalers, Millinery merchant wholesalers, Clothing, etc.



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