IBISWorld’s Procurement Research Reports cover thousands of indirect purchasing lines. Our data and analysis help you strategically engage and negotiate with suppliers and give you the credibility to work with internal stakeholders and executives. IBISWorld’s Uniforms procurement research provides price trends and forecasts, supplier benchmarks and negotiation questions all intended to give your company leverage during the sourcing process.
doneBenchmark Price
doneRFP/RFQ/Negotiation Questions
done3 Year Price Forecast
doneSupply Chain Analysis
doneSupplier Intelligence
doneSample Buyer Decision Scorecard

Uniforms - Recent Price Trend

The price of uniforms has been rising at an estimated annualized rate of 0.7% in the three years to 2017, slightly hampering buyer power. Rising demand for uniforms has boosted prices, while changes in raw material prices along with stiff market competition have suppressed price growth.Given that uniforms play an integral part of any business that desires to promote its brand name and image,...


Uniforms - Total Cost of Ownership

There are no direct hidden costs associated with procuring uniforms, resulting in a low total cost of ownership (TCO). Uniforms come complete and ready to use without requiring any installation services or additional products to complete their functionality. The total useful life of uniforms depends on the type of material and the quality of the fabric construction. Although uniforms do not...


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About this Report

This report is intended to help buyers of different types of uniforms such as retail, school and sports team uniforms as well as protective, police and usher uniforms, among other types. A uniform is a type of clothing worn by individuals to represent their membership in certain organizations or while performing certain duties Many professionals working in healthcare facilities, food establishments, hotels, public transit and prisons require uniforms on a regular basis. Uniforms are made from different fabrics and come in various sizes and colors. Suppliers also offer customized options such as printed design and logo placement. This report excludes uniform rentals.

Table of Contents

At a Glance

Executive Summary

Price Environment
 Price Fundamentals
  Benchmark Price
  Pricing Model
 Price Drivers
 Input Cost Drivers
 External Demand Drivers
 Recent Price Trend
 Price Forecast

Product Characteristics
 Product Life Cycle
 Total Cost of Ownership
 Product Specialization
 Related Goods
 Subsitute Goods
 Quality Control
Supply Chain & Vendors
 Supply Chain Dynamics
  Supply Chain Risk
  Geographic Locations
 Competitive Environment
  Market Share Concentration
  Vendor Company Types
 Market Profitability
 Switching Cost

Purchasing Process
 Buying Basics
 Buying Lead Time
  Selection Process
  Buying-Decision Scorecard
 Key RFP Elements

Negotiation Questions

Buyer Power Score Components

Jargon & Glossary

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