Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Although the recession ravaged the Fashion Designers industry in 2009, operators found new avenues to pursue that revolutionized the industry. Fashion designers have discovered innovative ways to market and sell their creations: collaborations with mass merchants like Target and H&M have been at the forefront of the market's expansion. In the coming years, the industry is poised for growth. As broad economic factors, such as per capita disposable income and consumer confidence, as well as demand for downstream apparel-manufacturing industries, continue to brighten, the... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
Over half of the industry's design houses are situated in just three states: New York, California and Florida. In particular, New York has long been the home of major designers and fashion labels. It is also the focal point for a great deal of high-end retail outlets that the industry has historically relied on. In total, New York state comprises 28.4% of total industry establishments. The Mid-Atlantic region, with 34.4% of total establishments, is therefore the preeminent region for the industry in the United States.
The presence of the bulk of the nation's entertainment industry in Los Angeles is a notable factor behind the strong industry presence there. The entertainment industry has long been associated with being fashionable and current... purchase to read more