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Fashion Designers in the US: Market Research Report

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Fashion Designers Market Research Report | NAICS 54149 | Oct 2013

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.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$1bn
Annual Growth 08-13
-3.0%
Annual Growth 13-18
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Profit
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Employment
18,565
Businesses
12,290
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Weak downstream demand from manufacturers, retailers and consumers severely hurt the industry over the five-year period. Moreover, although the recession ravaged the Fashion Designers industry in 2009, operators have found new avenues to pursue in light of decreased consumer spending. For example, 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. Consequently, the increasing visibility and accessibility of fashion will bode well for industry participants, as consumers' budgetary constraints diminish, growing industry revenue... 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 72.5% of industry revenue. The average annual salary per employee is expected to be nearly $44,600 in 2013, down from $54,800 in 2008. Still, these high labor payments indicate the value placed on human capital. By contrast, the average employer only spends about $0.02 of their revenue on capital investments... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Fashion Designers Industry?

This industry provides design services for fashion, clothing, shoes, textile, jewelry, costumes 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.

Industry Products
Fashion clothing designingOther clothing designingFootwear designingJewelry and accessory designingCostume designingSpecialized designingOther design services
 
Industry Activities
Clothing design servicesCostume design services (except independent theatrical consume designers)Fashion design servicesFloat design servicesJewelry design servicesShoe design services


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