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World Apparel Markets Examined in New Textiles Intelligence Report Published at MarketPublishers.com

21 Nov 2011 • by Natalie Aster

LONDON – Last year, global sales of apparel and home textiles made from organically grown cotton were estimated at USD 5.16 billion, while the U.S and the EU clothing imports and China’s clothing exports were all up in value terms in the first half of 2011. Several companies have reported increases in their net sales — including Abercrombie & Fitch, Asos, Benetton Group, Gap, Gildan Activewear, H&M, Inditex, Levi Strauss & Co, Marks and Spencer (M&S), Perry Ellis International and TJX Companies; and clothing market demand in Europe is forecast to witness 4.5% annual growth through 2015.

Companies such as Arcadia Group, Athleta, Forever 21, Gap, Inditex and New Look have opened new stores; while Gap, H&M, Saks Fifth Avenue and Tommy Hilfiger are going to open their stores in late 2011 and early 2012. Meanwhile, Inditex has opened online stores for six of its brands.

New research report “Global Apparel Markets: Business Update, 3rd Quarter 2011” prepared by Textiles Intelligence provides a round-up of recent corporate developments in the world apparel industry, including M&A and divestments; anti-counterfeiting; corporate social responsibility (CSR); major events; financial results; international trade policy; joint ventures, cooperation, licensing & distribution; manufacturing facilities; markets forecasts; markets; new stores; online retailing; and sourcing.

Report Details:

Title: Global Apparel Markets: Business Update, 3rd Quarter 2011
Published: November, 2011
Pages: 35
Price: US$ 785.00

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