Fabric, Craft & Sewing Supplies Stores in the US: Market Research Report

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Fabric, Craft & Sewing Supplies Stores Market Research Report | NAICS 45113 | Dec 2013

All sewn up: Demand from baby boomers and young crafters will strengthen growth

The Fabric, Craft & Sewing Supplies Stores market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 08-13
Annual Growth 13-18
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The economic recovery will lead to significant improvement within the industry as consumers spend their increasing discretionary incomes on craft products. While competition from e-commerce websites and online auctions will be strong, demand from baby boomers and the young do-it-yourself market will bolster revenue. Additionally, positive returns will create opportunities for some operators to expand and new stores to enter the industry... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Fabric, Craft and Sewing Supplies Stores industry is considered to have medium level of concentration, with the four largest companies in the industry accounting for 62.9% of industry revenue in 2013. However, the remaining revenue is expected to be generated by small independent operators that serve their local communities and regional demand. To this end, about 86.3% of total industry operators are estimated to be of businesses without paid employees (nonemployers) in 2013.

Industry concentration has increased over the five years to 2013 from 50.8% in 2008 as large national retailers drove out small, independent operators. Large retailers can offer a greater selection of goods at lower prices compared with smaller stores... purchase to read more


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What is the Fabric, Craft & Sewing Supplies Stores Industry?

Operators in this industry primarily retail sewing and craft supplies, fabrics, patterns, yarns, needlework accessories, seasonal decorations and sewing machines. Stores that sell sewing machines with other household appliances are excluded from this industry.

Industry Products
FabricsSewing and craft suppliesSeasonal decorationsFabric home decor
Industry Activities
Retailing fabricRetailing patternsRetailing sewing suppliesRetailing upholstery materials Retailing yarnsRetailing needlecraft suppliesRetailing sewing machinesRetailing sewing craft suppliesRetailing seasonal decorations

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