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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 Locations Chapter

As with most retail industries, the location of industry operations falls broadly in line with population trends. Typically, a greater number of residents in a particular region will equate to stronger demand for industry products. Based on US Census data and IBISWorld estimates, the Southeast region is expected to account for the highest share of industry establishments in 2014, at about 21.7%. Population projections indicate that this region will also account for the largest share of the nation's population at 25.4%. Florida has been the main contributor to this region's dominance. About 4.4% of industry operators are located in this state because it has one of the highest populations of women over the age of 45, the main customers of the industry... 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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