Big and tall: As the industry's target market grows, demand will draw in new retailers
The Plus-Size Men's Clothing Stores 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 07-12
Annual Growth 12-17
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Large and in charge
As a larger share of American adults become obese, demand for this industry – which retails clothing specifically tailored and customized for men with waist sizes above 40 inches and heights over six feet two inches – grows in turn. Traditional men's clothing stores carry few items tailored to plus-size men, making this industry an increasingly important niche segment. As more business flows to specialized plus-size retailers, more general clothing stores are expected to open or expand their plus-size offerings.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter
The Plus-Size Men's Clothing Stores industry has a high level of capital intensity, with industry firms on average spending 35.7 cents on capital for every one dollar spent on labor. There are several challenges to manufacturing and retailing plus-size men's clothing that make this industry more capital intensive than the larger Men's Clothing Store industry (IBISWorld report 44811). As people gain weight, body type variations increase, which makes it difficult for manufacturers and retailers to develop standardized prototypes and pattern-making systems to create ready-to-wear clothing in the diverse range of styles and sizes for plus-size men... purchase to read more
What is the Plus-Size Men's Clothing Stores Industry?
This industry includes brick-and-mortar retailers that specialize in plus-size men’s clothing, which is commonly referred to as big and tall clothing. This category includes apparel that is proportioned specifically for men with a waist size of over 40 inches or a height of six feet two inches tall.
Casual wear (tops, pants and footwear)Active wear (sports apparel, workout clothes and sweatshirts)Suits and formal attire (suits, formal wear, sport coats)Coats and accessories
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