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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Women's, Girls' & Infants Clothing & Apparel Manufacturing

Overview: the U.S. Women's, Girls' & Infants Clothing & Apparel Manufacturing Industry

This report provides answers to key questions about the industry:
What is the total market size (industry revenue)?

This report shows the total market size for the Women's, Girls' & Infants Clothing & Apparel Manufacturing industry, comprised of total revenues of both public and private companies over the last five years (2012-2017) and current year estimates.

What is the industry outlook?

The industry Outlook and Forecasts show how the Women's, Girls' & Infants Clothing & Apparel Manufacturing industry is heading over the next five years (2018-2022). Market forecasts account for historical growth, cyclical changes, and general economic outlook.

Market Analysis: Is the market growing or declining, and how quickly?

The Market Analysis section shows the five-year growth trends for Women's, Girls' & Infants Clothing & Apparel Manufacturing, year-by-year from 2012-2017.

Are long-term forecasts positive or negative?

Forecasts for 2018-2022 for the industry show the future growth and market opportunity for Women's, Girls' & Infants Clothing & Apparel Manufacturing companies.

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What is the average company size in the industry?

The average number of employees and average revenue for a typical Women's, Girls' & Infants Clothing & Apparel Manufacturing company is charted over time for 2012-2017.

How many companies are in the industry?

Track how many companies compete in the Women's, Girls' & Infants Clothing & Apparel Manufacturing industry, and how the number of companies has changed over the past five years.

Market Size & Industry Statistics

The total U.S. industry market size for Women's, Girls' & Infants Clothing & Apparel Manufacturing: 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

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

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.

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Women's, Girls' & Infants Clothing & Apparel Manufacturing Industry Price Trends

Rise and fall in market prices are affectedd by supply, demand, and the cost of goods/services sold. Higher demand or COGS will put upward price pressure on prices. Higher competition among Women's, Girls' & Infants Clothing & Apparel Manufacturing companies will put a downward pressure on prices. The chart shows how prices are changing within the industry, month-to-month over the last three years.

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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
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Domestic production activities deduction
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
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, Girls' & Infants Clothing & Apparel Manufacturing 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, Girls' & Infants Clothing & Apparel Manufacturing 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, Girls' & Infants Clothing & Apparel Manufacturing 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 4%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers2%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 12%
Production Occupations 66%
Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers 55%
Sewing Machine Operators 44%
Sewing Machine Operators 44%
Other Production Occupations 7%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Women's, Girls' & Infants Clothing & Apparel Manufacturing Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

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

CompanyAddressRevenue Estimate

Innovation News

  • Jaya Apparel Group trademarks "SOCIAL STORIES" - Clothing - 04/18/2018
  • Puppet Workshop trademarks "PRINCESS COUTURE" - Masquerade costumes - 04/16/2018
  • Levy Group trademarks "HFX365" - Clothing - 04/13/2018
  • Cupid Foundations patents Bra And Garment With Bra Portion - 01/25/2018
  • Nic & Zoe raises $10 million in funding. - 06/21/2012

  • Top Innovators

    CompanyInnovation Score
    Cupid Foundations102
    Hold Your Haunches13
    Blue Box Opco LLC Dba Infantino
    A & H Sportswear

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

    Executive Briefings

    Our business is highly competitive and characterized by low barriers to entry, especially online. The following are several factors important to competing successfully in the retail apparel industry: We face competition in our maternity apparel lines from various sources, including department stores, specialty retail chains, discount stores, independent retail stores and catalog and Internet-based retailers, from both new and existing competitors. Many of our competitors are larger and have substantially greater financial and other resources than us. Our better and premium-priced merchandise faces a highly fragmented competitive landscape that includes locally based, single unit retailers, as well as a handful of multi-unit maternity operations. In the value-priced maternity apparel business, we currently face competition on a nationwide basis from retailers such as Gap®, H Destination Maternity

    Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $2,678,157 on Women's, Girls' & Infants Clothing & Apparel Manufacturing. It has awarded 109 contracts to 17 companies, with an average value of $157,539 per company.   

    Top government vendors:

    CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount

    Segments classified within this market research report

    This industry market research report includes companies whose primary business is any of the following:
    Water-repellent outerwear, women's, girls', and infants', cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors), Firefighters' dress uniforms, Snowsuits, girls, Beachwear, Slips, women's and girls', T-shirts, outerwear, Garters, Jackets, service apparel (e.g., laboratory, medical), Washable service apparel, Nightgowns, Police dress uniforms, Uniforms, dress, tailored (e.g., fire fighter, military, police), Coats, nontailored service apparel (e.g., medical, mechanics'), Mackinaws, Sweater jackets, Caftans, Skirts, tennis, Sweat pants, Bridal dresses or gowns, custom made, Ski pants, Shirts, underwear, Uniforms (except team athletic), nontailored, Bandeaux, Brassieres cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors), Bathing suits, Military dress uniforms, tailored, Leggings, Playsuits, Pants, sweat, Corselets, Water resistant outerwear, Bedjackets, Dickeys, Uniform shirts (except team athletic), Buntings, infants', Aprons, work (except waterproof, leather), Infants' water resistant outerwear cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors), Sunsuits, Underwear shirts, Warmup suits, Dungarees, Raincoats, water resistant, Knickers, Coats (except fur, leather, waterproof), Bathrobes, Negligees, Briefs, Medical service apparel, Collar and cuff sets, ski, Flannel shirts, Diaper covers, Pajamas, Gowns, formal, Jeans, wedding, Infants' apparel cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors), Laboratory coats, Nightshirts, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except contractors), Sweaters, Vests, Wedding dresses, Pantsuits, Lingerie, Water resistant jackets and windbreakers, not tailored, water-repellent, Lounging robes and dressing gowns, Water-repellent overcoats, Girdles, Chemises, Water resistant overcoats, tailored (except fur, cut and sewn from purchased fabric, Underwear shorts, Bra-slips, Robes, lounging, athletic, Capes (except fur, Industrial garments, Panty girdles, Paper dresses, Leotards, Panties, Riding clothes, Windbreakers, Suits, Jean-cut casual slacks, Suits (e.g., jogging, snowsuit, warm-up), Athletic clothing (except team athletic uniforms), Coveralls, work, Slacks, Dusters (i.e., apparel), Drawers, Sweater vests, Overcoats, Training pants (i.e., underwear), Camisoles, Clothing, Nightwear, Foundation garments, Hospital service apparel, washable, Jerseys, Ensemble dresses, Middies, Sweatshirts, Housedresses, Polo shirts, Body stockings, jean-cut casual, Housecoats, Corsets and allied garments (except surgical), Bakers' service apparel, Dressing gowns, Down-filled clothing, Pants outfits, Swimsuits, Custom tailors, women's and girls' dresses cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors), Blouses, Jogging suits, Sweat suits, Garter belts cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors), Feather-filled clothing, jackets, and vests, Ski suits, Shorts, Tank tops, Maternity bras and corsets, Tennis skirts, Union suits, Rompers, Teddies, Jackets (except fur, sheep-lined), Sports clothing (except team uniforms), Tennis shirts, Professional service apparel, Underwear, Melton jackets, Jumpsuits, Dresses, Culottes, Service apparel, etc.

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