SEARCH   
MEMBER LOGIN    

Clothing Alteration Services in the US: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Clothing Alteration Services Market Research Report | Consumer Goods & Services | Personal Services | Feb 2013

Trimmed up: The industry will start to reap what it sews as its customers return

IBISWorld’s Clothing Alteration Services market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$1bn
Annual Growth 08-13
-1.0%
Annual Growth 13-18
Purchase to read more
Profit
Purchase to read more
Employment
62,691
Businesses
57,511
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Clothing Alteration Services industry was struggling even before the recession brought it down more. However, an increase in employment and per capita disposable income has righted the industry, and positive growth is expected to continue. There will be challenges ahead as more establishments pop up, keeping price competition high, and dry cleaners and retailers offer alteration services.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

The Clothing Alteration Services industry has low barriers to entry. Startup costs are low due to the low level of capital investment needed to enter the industry. Typically, a new entrant need only invest in a sewing machine, fabric, thread, needles, pins and other small supplies. However, a new entrant can struggle to gain a foothold in the industry if it cannot secure an attractive location. Businesses in the industry generally serve only small geographic areas, and new tailors must find a localized area in which demand exceeds current supply in order to survive. In addition, new entrants must build up word-of-mouth recommendations, the most effective advertising method in the industry... purchase to read more

 


Industry ProductsRelated ReportsTable of Contents

What is the Clothing Alteration Services Industry?

This industry provides clothing alterations, which involve cutting, sewing and reworking clothing items to customers' specifications. Industry operators are commonly called sewers, seamstresses or tailors.

Industry Products
Hemming and sleeve-shortening servicesWaist adjustmentsProfessional attire alterationsFormal attire alterationsOther services
 
Industry Activities
Providing trouser and jeans hemming servicesProviding sleeve shortening servicesProving waist adjustment servicesProviding professional attire adjustment servicesProviding formal wear adjustment servicesProviding other apparel mending and repair services


View Sample
Quote
Select Clients