Fashion Designers in the US: Market Research Report

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Fashion Designers Market Research Report | NAICS 54149 | Sep 2015

Fashion forward: Growing diffusion lines and designer collaborations will move revenue forward

IBISWorld’s Fashion Designers 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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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the past five years, the Fashion Designers industry has trended toward growth. Designers and retailers have started closing the gap between style and value in order to appeal to massive amounts of consumers. As a result, demand for fashion and other specialized design services increased during the period. Moreover, the industry is poised for growth over the next five years. Industry revenue will benefit from rising per capita disposable income and increased consumer confidence; it will also be aided by downstream apparel-manufacturing industries. As consumers demand trendier yet reasonably priced items, department stores will continue collaborating with designers to create product lines with mass appeal... purchase to read more

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The Fashion Designers industry is highly labor intensive. The principal services offered by this industry are based on creativity and understanding styles, design principles, manufacturing practices and fashion trends. Designers are expected to have a strong sense of aesthetics and must be knowledgeable in materials and textiles.

Labor costs account for about 53.1% of industry revenue. The average annual salary per employee is expected to be $36,164 in 2015, down slightly from $37,421 in 2010 due to the increased proportion of nonemployers. Still, these high labor payments indicate the value placed on human capital. By contrast, the average employer only spends about $0.03 of their revenue on capital investments... purchase to read more


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What is the Fashion Designers Industry?

This industry comprises establishments that provide professional design services for such products and segments as fashion, clothing, shoes, textile, fur, jewelry, costumes, lighting and floats. These services occasionally represent the design branch of a large retail chain, but they more often represent smaller design houses that provide fashion products to a number of different sellers. This industry does not include in-house design services.

Industry Products
Fashion clothing designFootwear designJewelry and accessory designingCostume designTextile designOther design services
Industry Activities
Clothing design servicesCostume design services (except independent theatrical costume designers)Fashion design servicesFloat design servicesJewelry design servicesShoe design servicesTextile design services

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