Competitive edge: Companies will focus on niche markets to combat import penetration

Over the five years to 2018, the Costume and Team Uniform Manufacturing industry has remained steady despite intense import competition. Foreign manufacturers with substantially lower labor costs have increasingly supplanted domestic operators over the past decade, pushing many US apparel industries into decline. Some operators in this industry have shifted focus onto higher value-added products, somewhat offsetting this negative trend. Over the next five years, the Costume and Team Uniform Manufacturing industry is expected to experience slight revenue growth. While import penetration is expected to remain high, increased per capita disposable income and consumer spending levels, partnered with the expected decline of the Trade Weighted index, are forecast to boost industry revenue...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Despite the overall decline in imports, foreign-made products have presented a significant threat to domestic producers
  • Domestic operators have shifted focus to specializing in higher-value added products
  • Industry imports are forecast to contract slightly over the next five years
  • Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    The Costume and Team Uniform Manufacturing industry has a low level of capital intensity. In 2018, IBISWorld estimates that for every dollar spent on wages, industry operators will spend $0.04 on capital investments, such as machinery and equipment in addition to software. This level of capital intensity marks a slight increase from 2013, when operators spent $0.03 on capital for every dollar on wages. Capital expenditures for the industry have climbed slightly over the past five years as some operators have invested in moderate automation technology.However, the Costume and Team Uniform Manufacturing industry relies heavily on human capital to design and manufacture its products. Som...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Costume & Team Uniform Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Costume & Team Uniform Manufacturing Industry are

  • Ability to alter goods and services produced in favor of market conditions
  • Production of goods currently favored by the market
  • Development of new products
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Consumer spending and Import penetration into the manufacturing sector in the Costume & Team Uniform Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Costume & Team Uniform Manufacturing Industry?

    This industry manufactures cut and sew apparel (i.e. cutting and sewing purchased fabric into clothing). Products made by this industry include fur apparel, leather apparel, team uniforms, costumes and clerical vestments. Apparel for men, boys, women, girls and infants is excluded from this industry.

    Industry Products
  • Leather and fur clothing
  • Team sports uniforms
  • Costumes and vestments
  • Industry Activities
  • Costume
  • Team athletic uniform
  • Band uniform
  • Academic gown
  • Academic cap
  • Fur apparel
  • Leather apparel
  • Infants' apparel
  • Clerical vestments
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Consumer spending
  • Import penetration into the manufacturing sector
  • Demand from clothing and clothing accessories stores
  • Consumer Confidence Index
  • Trade-weighted index

  • Current Performance
  • Pressure from imports
  • Mixing up products
  • Export decline
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Profit stability
  • Opportunities
  • Table: Costume & Team Uniform Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Costume & Team Uniform Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Sporting Goods Wholesaling
  • Men's & Boys' Apparel Wholesaling
  • Women's & Children's Apparel Wholesaling
  • Men's Clothing Stores
  • Women's Clothing Stores
  • Children's & Infants' Clothing Stores
  • Family Clothing Stores
  • Lingerie, Swimwear & Bridal Stores
  • Department Stores

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Cardboard Box & Container Manufacturing
  • Leather Tanning & Finishing
  • Miscellaneous Product Manufacturing
  • Synthetic Fiber Manufacturing
  • Textile Mills

  • Products & Services
  • Costumes and vestments
  • Team sports uniforms
  • Other
  • Leather and fur clothing
  • Chart: Costume & Team Uniform Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Direct to consumer
  • Wholesalers
  • Specialty retailers
  • Department stores
  • Exports
  • Warehouse clubs and supercenters
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Costume & Team Uniform Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Depreciation and other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Costume & Team Uniform Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Costume & Team Uniform Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Rubie’s Costume Company,
  • Table: Rubie’s Costume Company - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Costume & Team Uniform Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Costume & Team Uniform Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Exports (2009-2023)
  • Imports (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Consumer Spending (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Cut And Sew Manufacturer
  • An apparel manufacture that produces garments directly from raw fabric.
  • Infant Apparel
  • Apparel for children under the age of 24 months.
  • Outsourcing
  • The procurement of goods or services under contract with an outside supplier.
  • Vestment
  • A robe or gown worn by members of the clergy.
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