Loose threads: Competition from imports and apparel manufacturers will restrict growth

Over the five years to 2018, falling unemployment levels and rising per capita disposable income have stimulated growth in the Commercial Embroidery Services industry. In addition to these improved economic conditions, demand from downstream buyers, which include the administrative and hospitality sectors, has increased. Industry revenue is anticipated to increase during the period. Industry players have experienced revenue gains over the current period, as improving economic conditions have caused unemployment in key downstream markets to soar. Additionally, with per capita disposable income on the rise, industry operators are benefiting from the growing popularity of customizable apparel products, mitigating the threat posed by a shrinking downstream domestic apparel market...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Industry operators are benefiting from the growing popularity of customizable apparel products
  • The industry has experienced pressure from import competition over the past five years
  • Demand from the industry’s key downstream commercial market is anticipated to stagnate
  • Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    The Commercial Embroidery Services industry has a low level of capital intensity. IBISWorld estimates that, in 2018, for every dollar spent on wages, industry operators spend $0.06 in capital investment. Capital investment is mainly in replacements and improvements of machinery and equipment. However, industry operators are increasing their usage of leasing arrangements to finance greater capital expenditures. Over the past five years, capital intensity has increased, as industry operators are increasingly attempting to stay competitive by investing in new technologies. In 2013, for every dollar spent on wages, industry operators spent $0.04 in capital investment. Ind...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Commercial Embroidery Services Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Commercial Embroidery Services Industry are

  • Access to multiskilled and flexible workforce
  • Ability to alter goods and services produced in favor of market conditions
  • Access to the latest available and most efficient technology and techniques
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as National unemployment rate and External competition in the Commercial Embroidery Services industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Commercial Embroidery Services Industry?

    Companies in this industry primarily provide embroidery services to clients. The embroidery process involves the use of a sewing machine that creates predetermined patterns on clothing and other textiles. These patterns can be designed using specialist software. Services are often sold to companies, teams and clubs for shirts, uniforms and other paraphernalia.

    Industry Products
  • Standard embroidery services
  • 3D embroidery services
  • Applique embroidery services
  • Industry Activities
  • Providing standard embroidery services
  • Providing applique embroidery services
  • Providing 3D embroidery services
  • Providing chenille embroidery services
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • National unemployment rate
  • External competition
  • Demand from apparel manufacturing
  • Import penetration into the manufacturing sector
  • Per capita disposable income

  • Current Performance
  • Demand and other growth opportunities
  • Threats
  • Staying competitive
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Slowing demand
  • Rising competition
  • Maintaining growth
  • Labor and automation trends
  • Table: Commercial Embroidery Services Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Commercial Embroidery Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Manufacturing
  • Automobile Interior Manufacturing
  • Promotional Products
  • Sports Franchises
  • Public Administration

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Piece Goods, Notions & Other Apparel Wholesaling
  • Printing, Paper, Food, Textile & Other Machinery Manufacturing
  • Textile Mills

  • Products & Services
  • Standard embroidery services
  • Applique embroidery services
  • 3D embroidery services
  • Other
  • Chart: Commercial Embroidery Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Commercial clients
  • Apparel manufacturers
  • Government
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Commercial Embroidery Services Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Commercial Embroidery Services

  • Basis of Competition
    Internal competitionExternal competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Commercial Embroidery Services Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Commercial Embroidery Services 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 Commercial Embroidery Services Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • National Unemployment Rate (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Embroidery Head
  • A part of the embroidery machine that makes the designated embroidery design.
  • Generation Y
  • The demographic of Americans aged between 10 and 30, who are born to baby boomers and follow generation X.
  • Offshoring
  • The relocation of a company's business process, such as manufacturing or accounting, from one country to another, whether the work is outsourced or stays within the company.
  • Outsource
  • To procure goods or services under contract with an outside supplier.
  • Vertical Integration
  • Owning different parts of the supply chain, either in the form of forward integration (owning upstream suppliers) or backward integration (owning downstream buyers).
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