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 | Jul 2015

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IBISWorld’s Fabric, Craft & Sewing Supplies Stores market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Fabric, Craft and Sewing Supplies Stores industry is slowly rebounding from recessionary lows. Since most industry items are considered to be discretionary, improvement in consumer confidence and an anticipated increase in disposable income have helped industry revenue grow. In the coming years, a rise in discretionary spending will encourage consumers to increase spending on industry products... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Fabric, Craft and Sewing Supplies Stores industry requires low level of investment due to the combined need for both human labor and computerized systems. For every dollar spent on wages, about $0.06 is expected to be allocated to capital assets.

The capital expenditure in this industry includes fixtures and fittings, cash registers and point-of-sale (POS) systems. Over the past 10 to 15 years, the industry has undergone a considerable change with the implementation of computer scanning technology. Its implementation is estimated to have simplified labor tasks and it also minimized the level of human error in processing purchases. POS systems have enabled operators to computerize their inventory resulting in better stock control and cost efficiencies... 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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