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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 2014

All sewn up: Demand from baby boomers and a rise in disposable income will strengthen growth

IBISWorld’s Fabric, Craft & Sewing Supplies Stores market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$4bn
Annual Growth 09-14
1.9%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
59,789
Businesses
19,705
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

During the five years to 2014, the Fabric, Craft and Sewing Supplies Stores industry is slowly rebounding from recessionary lows. Improvement in consumer confidence and an anticipated increase in disposable income has helped industry revenue grow, and an increased interest in do-it-yourself (DIY) fashion has encouraged consumers to purchase more fabric and craft supplies. In the five years to 2019, the continued rise in discretionary spending by consumers will promote revenue growth, and the aging baby boomer demographic is also expected to support industry demand. In addition, external competition is expected to decrease over the five-year period, although operators will still experience competition from the expansion of e-commerce and online auction websites... 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 64.8% of industry revenue in 2014. 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 2014.

Industry concentration has increased over the five years to 2014, from 65.2% in 2009 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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