By a thread: Revenue growth will remain steady, despite import competition and price pressures
The Men's & Boys' Apparel Wholesaling 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.
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Revenue growth for operators in the Men's and Boys' Apparel Wholesaling industry has remained sluggish over the past five years. With decreased discretionary spending, retailers offered steep discounts to consumers to retain sales. Due to weak downstream demand, wholesalers were left with excess inventories and slashed their own prices to move stock. In the coming years, as consumers regain confidence and purchasing power, demand for men's and boys' apparel will increase... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
Shirts, including button-down formal shirts and casual t-shirts, account for an estimated 31.1% of industry revenue in 2016. This figure has declined over the past five years because jeans have increased their share of sales as fashion changes toward more casual clothing. Additionally, the high unemployment rate over the earlier half of the five years to 2016 has put a damper on demand for corporate office apparel, including button-down shirts... purchase to read more
What is the Men's & Boys' Apparel Wholesaling Industry?
Businesses in this industry purchase men’s and boys’ clothing from apparel manufacturers and sell these products to retailers, generally with minimal or no further product development. Most wholesalers in this industry undertake sales and administrative activities, such as establishing relationships with manufacturers and retailers, marketing and advertising their products, and storing and transporting stock.
Suits, coats and formal wearUnderwear and sleepwearShirtsSlacks and jeansUniforms and work clothingAccessories
Wholesaling men's and boys' glovesWholesaling men's and boys' hats and capsWholesaling men's and boys' neckwearWholesaling men's and boys' outerwearWholesaling men's and boys' sportswearWholesaling suitsWholesaling men's and boys' swimwearWholesaling office attire