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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

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
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 Investment Chapter

The Fabric, Craft and Sewing Supplies Stores industry requires medium level of investment due to the combined need for both human labor and computerized systems. For every dollar spent on wages, about $0.15 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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