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The 10 Biggest Clothing Companies In The US

August 3rd, 2015 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Reports

Apparel brands have cut across the global borders and have reached to billion of people across the world. From fashion to sports to casual wear, these apparel brands have a huge brand equity. Here is a list of the top 10 apparel companies in the USA in 2014. The list has been determined using net revenue as a parameter. THE 10 BIGGEST U.S. APPAREL COMPANIES 2014 Rank Name of Company Annual Revenue (In Billion) 1 Nike $30.60 2 Ralph Lauren $7.60 3 Old ...Read More

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Levi’s Tries To Survive In Yoga Era

July 29th, 2015 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Reports

The athleisure trend has been very strong for last few years and is confounding  pundits who were considering it to be just a fad . Yoga has been one of the main components of the increasing affinity to activewear and is affecting clothing lines tremendously. The denim industry is definitely influenced by this trend as sales of jeans –particularly women- were strongly affected specially in US where they fell about 8% last year as per NPD group figures. Companies like Levi’s have been ...Read More

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Gap Looses US Market Share

July 19th, 2015 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Data & Figures, Denim Reports

US retail market is highly competitive and a large number of Speciality stores, Brand Stores, Discount stores, Departmental Stores compete with each other – continuously striving to get the attention of the American customer who is not increasing his spending but is reallocating his funds between different brands and retailers. This reallocation of money by buyers is benefitting some retailers while others are losing . Gap , unfortunately, is finding its place among the latter. The most ...Read More

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Colombia Denim Report | 2014-15

July 8th, 2015 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Reports, Subscriber Reports

Colombia, as we have mentioned in our previous reports, Colombia market is a unique market in Latin America and the third largest economy . With a population of about 48 million and a per capita income of about $13000, it has a decent fashion and export market . It results in fabric imports into the country from around the world. In this report, we will give the following details about Colombia denim market: 1. Top 10 importers of denim fabrics in Colombia in the period Feb’2014 to ...Read More

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Germany | Imports of Jeans :2010-2015

July 2nd, 2015 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Reports, Subscriber Reports

Germany is the biggest market for jeans in Europe . With its population of 81 million it is the most populated country in EU. Given its large population and its per capita income of $44000+ p.a makes  it  a huge market for most apparel.  Germany not only imports jeans directly from around the world but also from within the EU in a big way. In the current report we will try to analyse how and from where jeans are coming into Germany since 2010. Also we will look at how the ...Read More

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Vietnam Importers Of Denim Fabrics

June 7th, 2015 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Reports, Subscriber Reports

Vietnam is an important apparel producing country and exporting in big volumes to US , EU and other places around the world. As it gets more important sourcing destination, it gets more important for supply chain players around the world to know who are the main companies operating in this segment.  In this report we will bring out the details on the imports of denim fabrics into Vietnam from around the world.  It will specify (for a particular period)  the following: The ...Read More

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Selvedge Denim – Affordable Now ?

June 2nd, 2015 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Reports

Selvedge denim is considered the epitome of denim craft and loved by connoisseurs and longed to be understood by the novices. The vintage manufacturing process of making this fabric on old shuttle looms – which are not maufactured any more – by master craftsmen adds to the mystery and enigma of the fabric. Connoisseurs wear it raw for as long as possible without washing and let the jeans create the story of their life on it with individualized patina . In short its just pure ...Read More

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Skinny Jeans Going Out Of Style | Google Fashion Report

May 6th, 2015 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Data & Figures, Denim Reports

Google is not only an ocean of knowledge but it is also the largest reservoir of information (database) on human wants and desires as it systematically maps the searches by keywords, location, time etc. So , if you were to know what the people of ,say, New York primarily look for or what kind of food they most desire, or the sport they are most interested in , Google can tell exactly . And this information would be time sensitive ie it would be easy to find how the preferences have been ...Read More

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H&M Sustainability Report 2014

April 12th, 2015 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Reports

Recently H&M released its annual sustainability report for 2014. The document mentions in detail how the company is implementing more eco-friendly practices in its supply chain and stores to reduce the harm it causes the environment, as well as its efforts on a variety of social welfare issues such as gender equality and poverty alleviation. H&M manufactures at least 600 million items each year and operates more than 3,200 stores in 55 countries. If you include its subsidiary brands, ...Read More

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Denim Imports In Germany : 2010-2014

April 8th, 2015 by SANDEEP AGGARWAL | No Comments | Filed in Denim Data & Figures, Denim Reports, Subscriber Reports

Germany is the biggest market of jeans in Europe constituting about 30% of the total imports of jeans. It consumes a large quantity of value jeans and a decent quantity of premium jeans as well. The German economy is powered by exports. Its current-account balance (the difference between the money it receives from the outside world and what it spends abroad) is one of the world’s largest, at 7% of GDP. It is an open economy: its ratio of exports to GDP is double China’s. About 6% of ...Read More

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