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Hosiery Market By Product (Socks, Tights, Leggings, Pantyhose) - Growth, Future Prospects And Competitive Analysis 2017 – 2025

Published: May 2017 | Report Code: 58258-05-17

Hosiery refers to garments worn on leg or feet. It is available in various forms such as body stockings, leggings, compression stockings, hold-ups, stockings, tights, toe socks, knee highs, socks and legwarmers. Hosiery market is anticipated to witness significant growth with increasing demand for hosiery products due to growing consumer inclination towards fashion trends over the forecast period of 2017 to 2025.

Increasing spending on fashion products coupled with growth in disposable income of consumer is anticipated to drive the demand for the hosiery market during the forecast period. Furthermore, in developing economies, rising preference towards western outfits resulting in higher spending on fashion clothing is in turn projected to drive the demand for hosiery products over the forecast period. Beside this, increasing population across the globe is also projected to drive the demand for hosiery products.

Product availability and retail shelf space plays a vital role in creating product demand. Distribution is a key success factor in the current hosiery industry. Rising competition and comparatively slow market growth rate of the hosiery products has compelled companies to focus on increasing product penetration. The popularity of e-commerce has significantly increased hosiery products sales. Ease of purchase as well as availability of extensive information and reviews on products online is prompting more and more individuals to buy these products.

By product type, socks segment dominated the market and accounted for 66.41% revenue share of global hosiery market in 2016. Increasing demand for socks due to growing trend for western outfits along with increasing use of socks by all segments of population is anticipated to fuel the growth of segment during the forecast period (2017-2025).

Europe was estimated to be the largest market for hosiery in 2016, accounted for 35.77% revenue share of the market. Increasing consumer spending on fashion trends is anticipated to drive the demand for hosiery products in the region. Asia Pacific is anticipated be the fastest growing segment in the global hosiery market. Rapid economic development along with growing fashion trends in the region is projected to drive the demand for hosiery in the region.

The market for hosiery products is occupied by various global and regional players. Some of the major players of the market are Hanesbrands, Golden Lady; Gilden Activewear; CSP International; Kayser-Roth; Gold Toe-Moretz, LLC; Donna Karan International; Wolford; Tefron USA; HCI Direct Inc.; Triumph Apparel Corporation; and Grupo Synkro among others.

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The report titled “Global Hosiery Market - Growth, Future Prospects, and Competitive Analysis, 2017 – 2025” offers strategic insights into the global hosiery market along with the market size and estimates for the duration 2015 to 2025. The said research study covers in-depth analysis of multiple market segments based on product type, and cross-sectional study across different geographies. The study covers the comparative analysis of different segments for the years 2016 & 2025. The report also provides a prolific view on market dynamics such as market drivers, restraints and opportunities.

In order to help the strategic decision makers, the report also includes profiles of the leading hosiery manufacturers, along with their, product portfolio and key developments. The major players profiled in the report are CSP International Fashion Group S.P.A., Donna Karan International, Inc., Gildan Activewear, Inc, Golden Lady Company SpA, Hanesbrands, Inc, and Tefron among others. Other in-depth analysis provided in the report includes:

  • Current and future market trends to justify the forthcoming attractive markets within the hosiery industry
  • Market fuelers, market impediments, and their impact on the market growth
  • In-depth competitive environment analysis
  • Trailing 2-Year market size data (2015 – 2016)
  • SRC (Segment-Region-Country) Analysis

Overall, the research study provides a holistic view of the global hosiery market, offering market size and estimates for the period from 2017 to 2025, keeping in mind the above mentioned factors.

Chapter 1 Preface
1.1 Report Description
1.1.1 Purpose of the Report
1.1.2 Target Audience
1.1.3 USP and Key Offerings
1.2 Research Scope
1.3 Research Methodology
1.3.1 Phase I – Secondary Research
1.3.2 Phase II – Primary Research
1.3.3 Phase III – Expert Panel Review
1.3.4 Approach Adopted

Chapter 2 Executive Summary
2.1 Market Snapshot: Global Hosiery Market
2.2 Hosiery Market (US$ Bn), by Product Type, 2016
2.3 Hosiery Market (US$ Bn), by Geography, 2016

Chapter 3 Market Dynamics
3.1 Market Overview
3.2 Market Drivers
3.2.1 Rising Disposable Income of Consumers and Rising Population
3.2.1.1 World Population (Bn), 2011-2015
3.2.2 Shift In Shopping Trends
3.3 Challenges
3.3.1 Volatile Prices of Raw Material
3.3.2 High Competition Due to Growing International Trade
3.4 Future Prospects
3.4.1 Strong Demand from Emerging Economies
3.4.1.1 GDP Per Capita (US$ Trillion), India and China, 2011 – 2015
3.5 Impact Analysis of Drivers, Challenges and Opportunities

Chapter 4 Global Hosiery Market Analysis, by Product Type
4.1 Overview
4.2 Attractive Investment Proposition, by Product Type, 2016
4.3 Socks
4.3.1 Global Hosiery Market Revenue, by Socks Type, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
4.4 Tights
4.4.1 Global Hosiery Market Revenue, by Tights Type, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
4.5 Leggings
4.5.1 Global Hosiery Market Revenue, by Leggings Type, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
4.6 Pantyhose
4.6.1 Global Hosiery Market Revenue, by Pantyhose Type, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
4.7 Others
4.7.1 Global Hosiery Market Revenue, by Others Type, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)

Chapter 5 Global Hosiery Market, By Geography
5.1 Overview
5.1.1 Attractive Investment Proposition by Geography, 2015
5.2 North America
5.2.1 North America Hosiery Market Value, by Product Type, 2015-2025 (US$ Bn)
5.2.2 North America Hosiery Market Value, by Country, 2015-2025 (US$ Bn)
5.3 Europe
5.3.1 Europe Hosiery Market Value, by Product Type, 2015-2025 (US$ Bn)
5.3.2 Europe Hosiery Market Value, by Country, 2015-2025 (US$ Bn)
5.4 Asia Pacific
5.4.1 Asia Pacific Hosiery Market Value, by Product Type, 2015-2025 (US$ Bn)
5.4.2 Asia Pacific Hosiery Market Value, by Country, 2015-2025 (US$ Bn)
5.5 Latin America
5.5.1 Latin America Hosiery Market Value, by Product Type, 2015-2025 (US$ Bn)
5.5.2 Latin America Hosiery Market Value, by Country, 2015-2025 (US$ Bn)
5.6 Middle East & Africa (MEA)
5.6.1 MEA Hosiery Market Value, by Product Type, 2015-2025 (US$ Bn)
5.6.2 MEA Hosiery Market Value, by Region, 2015-2025 (US$ Bn)

Chapter 6 Company Profiles
6.1 CSP International Fashion Group S.P.A.
6.2 Donna Karan International, Inc.
6.3 Gildan Activewear, Inc.
6.4 Golden Lady Company SpA.
6.5 Grupo Synkro SA de CV
6.6 Hanesbrands, Inc.
6.7 Lux Industries Limited
6.8 Nahar Group of Companies
6.9 Rupa & Co. Ltd.
6.10 Tefron
6.11 Wolford AG
6.12 AYK International, Inc.

List Of Tables :

TABLE 1 Market Snapshot: Global Hosiery Market
TABLE 2 Impact Indicators
TABLE 3 Impact Analysis of Drivers, Challenges and Opportunities
TABLE 4 North America Hosiery Market Value, by Product Type, 2015-2025 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 5 North America Hosiery Market Value, by Country, 2015-2025 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 6 Europe Hosiery Market Value, by Product Type, 2015-2025 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 7 Europe Hosiery Market Value, by Country, 2015-2025 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 8 Asia Pacific Hosiery Market Value, by Product Type, 2015-2025 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 9 Asia Pacific Hosiery Market Value, by Country, 2015-2025 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 10 Latin America Hosiery Market Value, by Product Type, 2015-2025 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 11 Latin America Hosiery Market Value, by Country, 2015-2025 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 12 MEA Hosiery Market Value, by Product Type, 2015-2025 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 13 MEA Hosiery Market Value, by Region, 2015-2025 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 14 CSP International Fashion Group S.P.A.: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Financial Performance; Product Portfolio; News Coverage)
TABLE 15 Donna Karan International, Inc.: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Financial Performance; Product Portfolio; Key Developments)
TABLE 16 Gildan Activewear, Inc.: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Financial Performance; Product Portfolio; News Coverage)
TABLE 17 Golden Lady Company SpA.: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Financial Performance; Product Portfolio; News Coverage
TABLE 18 Grupo Synkro SA de CV: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Financial Performance; Product Portfolio; News Coverage)
TABLE 19 Hanesbrands, Inc.: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Financial Performance; Product Portfolio; News Coverage)
TABLE 20 Lux Industries Limited: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Financial Performance; Product Portfolio; News Coverage)
TABLE 21 Nahar Group of Companies: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Financial Performance; Product Portfolio; News Coverage)
TABLE 22 Rupa & Co. Ltd.: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Financial Performance; Product Portfolio; News Coverage)
TABLE 23 Tefron: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Financial Performance; Product Portfolio; News Coverage)
TABLE 24 Wolford AG: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Financial Performance; Product Portfolio; News Coverage)
TABLE 25 AYK International, Inc.: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Financial Performance; Product Portfolio; News Coverage)

List Of Figures :

FIG. 1 Hosiery Market: Research Methodology
FIG. 2 Hosiery Market (US$ Bn), by Product Type, 2016
FIG. 3 Hosiery Market (US$ Bn), by Geography, 2016
FIG. 4 World Population (Bn), 2011-2015
FIG. 5 GDP Per Capita (US$ Trillion), India and China, 2011 – 2015
FIG. 6 Attractive Investment Proposition, by Product Type, 2016
FIG. 7 Global Hosiery Market Revenue, by Socks Type, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
FIG. 8 Global Hosiery Market Revenue, by Tights Type, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
FIG. 9 Global Hosiery Market Revenue, by Leggings Type, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
FIG. 10 Global Hosiery Market Revenue, by Pantyhose Type, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
FIG. 11 Global Hosiery Market Revenue, by Others Type, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
FIG. 12 Attractive Investment Proposition, by Geography, 2015

For the purpose of this study, the hosiery market by product type is categorized into:

  • Socks
  • Tights
  • Leggings
  • Pantyhose
  • Others (stockings, warmers among others)

Hosiery, is referred to bottom-wear, specially worn over feet and legs. Women constitute the dominant user segment for hosiery products. By product type, hosiery market segmentation includes socks, tights, leggings, pantyhose and others. In 2016, socks dominated the market in terms of revenue contribution followed by tights, and both these product types are expected to remain dominant during the forecast period of 2017 to 2025. Tights and socks continue to grow as both are fashion statement pieces and form a part of essentials collection. The growth of both these segments are also supported by continued innovations. Leggings are also becoming the hot trend and the segment is projected to witness the fastest growth of 4.8% over the forecast period.

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The legwear industry is experiencing growth, with consumers demanding more styles and options of socks and tights to accessorize their outfits. Today’s consumers consider legwear a key part of their wardrobes. Color and fashion remain critical components. Changing lifestyles have also contributed in the product offerings in the legwear industry. To gain hold in the market manufacturers are increasingly experimenting with fabric, patterns, color, and designs, in line with the requirement of the consumers to try out innovative, unconventional, and often quirky designs.

The global hosiery market can be categorized on the basis of regions as:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Spain
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • Japan
    • South Korea
    • China
    • India
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Rest of LATAM
  • Middle East & Africa
    • GCC
    • Rest of MEA

In 2016, Europe was the largest regional market followed by North America. The combined revenue generated by these two regions amounts to 65.08% of the total revenue generated globally. Rising demand for hosiery products from the working population is the major factor driving the market growth of hosiery in these regions. Furthermore, the presence of large multinationals is making hosiery products more accessible to the consumers. Moreover, further launch of new products is stimulating the market growth.

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Asia Pacific is projected to be the fastest growing market over the forecast period. Market growth in the region will be mainly supported by lower product penetration and higher untapped potential of the market coupled with increasing population base, westernization of lifestyles and rapid urbanization. Rise in awareness over the importance of personal hygiene is another factor that will contribute to the market growth. Apart from this, proliferation of modern retail formats such as supermarkets, discount stores, and e-commerce is propelling the product visibility.

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