Reportlinker Adds Global Sports and Fitness Clothing Industry

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NEW YORK, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

Global Sports and Fitness Clothing Industry

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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Sports and Fitness Clothing in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Sports Apparel, and Fitness Clothing. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2007 through 2015. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 264 companies including many key and niche players such as Adidas AG, Reebok, Algo Group, Amer Sports Corporation, Ashworth Inc, ASICS America Corporation, Benetton Group S.p.A, Billabong International Limited, Blacks Leisure Group Plc, Columbia Sportswear Company, Descente Ltd., Eddie Bauer, Inc, Escada AG, Everlast Worldwide, Inc., Fila Online Inc., Foot Locker, Inc., FUBU, Gap, Inc., Banana Republic, Old Navy, Gildan Activewear, Inc., Hanesbrands Inc., HartMarx Corp, Hugo Boss AG, Jacques Moret Inc., JJB Sports Plc, Jockey International, Jones Apparel Group Inc., Levi Strauss & Co., Liz Claiborne Inc., Louis Garneau Sports Inc., New Balance, Nike Inc., Umbro Plc, Onward Holdings Company Ltd., Perry Ellis International Corporation, Phillips - Van Heusen Corp., Polo Ralph Lauren Corporation, Prada S.p.A Group, Quiksilver Inc., Russell Corporation, Brooks Sports Inc., The Athletic Sportshow Inc., The Timberland Company, T.J. Maxx, Tommy Hilfiger, Tommy Hilfiger Europe, Triumph Apparel Corporation, Triumph International AG, Under Armour, Inc., V.F. Corporation, Nautica Enterprises Inc., Majestic Athletic, Wacoal Holdings Corporation, and Warnaco Group Inc. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

1. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS 1

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations 1

Disclaimers 2

Data Interpretation & Reporting Level 3

Quantitative Techniques & Analytics 3

Product Definitions and Scope of Study 3

Sports Apparel 4

Fitness Clothing 4

2. OUTLOOK AND CURRENT SCENARIO 5

Sports and Fitness Apparel: Sporty, Fit and Fine 5

Competitive Scenario 5

Table 1: Global Sports and Fitness Clothing Market (2008):

Percentage Share Breakdown by Leading Athletic Apparel

Manufacturers- Nike, Adidas, VF Knitwear, Columbia, Puma,

Quiksilver, Reebok and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 6

Core Competencies to Excel in Sportswear Market 6

Favorable Trends Drive Growth 7

Versatility and Functionality - Key Growth Drivers 7

Women Participation Revs up the Engine of Apparel Growth 8

3. GLOBAL SPORTING GOODS INDUSTRY: AN INSIGHT 9

Apparel Propels Market as Equipment and Footwear Flatten 9

Apparel Production - Switching Base 9

Asian Tigers - Roaring Loud 9

4. PRODUCT OVERVIEW 10

Sports Licensed Apparel 10

Sports Apparel 10

Select Product Segments 10

Casualwear 10

Leisurewear 11

Activewear 11

Track Suits and Jogging Suits 11

Sports Dresses, Sports Skirts and Sports Trouser 11

Special Sports Suits 11

Skiwear 11

Items in Fitness Clothing 11

Popular Casualwear Items 11

Polo, Jerseys, Sweatshirts 11

T-shirts 12

Coats 12

Indoor Jackets 12

Jeans 12

Skirts 12

Shirts 12

Outdoor Jackets 13

Trousers 13

Current and future analysis for product types 13

5. RAW MATERIALS OVERVIEW 14

Technological Innovation: Crucial Factor 14

Trends 14

Fiber and Fabrics 14

Textiles 14

Contemporary Sportswear Fabrics 15

Wellkey 15

Gore-Tex 15

Exceltech 15

Cosmopion 15

Sway 15

Spandex 15

6. TRENDS/ISSUES 16

Intersection of Casual Wear and Sports Apparel 16

Fashion Conscious Women Trigger Changes in Player Strategies 16

Growing Awareness in Consumers about Technical Specifications 16

What's on the Tracks - Sport-Specific Apparel 16

Intimate Sports Apparel - An Emerging Market 17

Growth of E-Commerce Presents Innumerable Opportunities 17

Table 2: Internet Features Attracting Consumers (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 17

Team Sports Apparel - Fueling Growth 18

Performance Fabrics Drive Clothing Market 18

New Age Performance Wear 18

Moisture Management- A New Generation Fiber Trend 18

Sportswear Makers and Sports Associations Join Hands 18

Active Sportswear - Cool, Casual Wear! 18

Most Happening Sports Clothing Market 19

Table 3: Global Sports Apparel Market (2009): Percentage

Share Breakdown of Sales by Leading Players- Nike, Under

Armour and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 19

Adventure Travel Sets Tone for Fabric Innovations 19

7. CONSUMER AND DEMOGRAPHIC PROFILE 20

Women's Sportswear Market 20

Swim Wear: Swimming through Popularity Currents 20

T-Shirts and Sweatshirts 20

Shorts 20

Jeans 20

Slacks 20

Other Garments 20

Women Getting Attracted to TV Sports 21

Men's and Boy's Sportswear Market 21

Sports Apparel - Not Just for Sports 21

Key Brands and Players 22

Trends 23

Key Factors Driving Men's and Boys' Sportswear Market 23

Table 4: Global Market for Men's and Boys' Sportswear

(2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales by

Distribution Channels -Discount Stores, Sport-Specialty

Stores, Chain Stores, Department Stores, Factory Outlets,

Specialty Chains, Mailing and Other Specialty Stores

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 23

Collection Sportswear: A Worthy Collection? 24

Developments in the Men's and Boys' Sportswear Market 24

Fashion-Forward Features in Sports Apparel 24

Differences between Activewear, Sportswear and Denim Phasing Out 24

Competition 25

Children's Sportswear Market 25

Licensed Sports Apparel Market Encouraged by Team Sports 25

Changing Trends in Fabric Manufacturing 25

Sports Apparel Attitude 26

Table 5: Primary uses of Sports Apparel (Percentage of

Persons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 26

Table 6: Percentage that is Sure of the Brand They Want to

Buy (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 26

Table 7: What will they do if the brand is not available

(Percentage of Individuals) (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 27

Table 8: Spending Planned for Purchase (Percentage of

Individuals) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 27

Table 9: How they prefer to use apparel (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 28

8. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS 29

K-citymarkets to Launch Minea Blomqvist 29

Giorgio Armani and Reebok International to Introduce EA7/

Reebok Collection 29

SEE THRU SOUL Rolls out Sportswear Collection 29

Gold's Gym International Introduces Men's Fitness Apparel Line 29

Adidas Launches miCoach Fitness Apparel Line 30

Century Clothing Launches Sportswear Line 30

Raging Bull Introduces Spring Collection 30

Nike Introduces PreCool Vest 30

Cole Haan to Introduce Sports Clothing Collection 30

Xtep and Dow Corning to Introduce Screen Printed Sportswear Line 31

Pitti Immagine Uomo Introduces Riva Luxury Sportswear Collection 31

Speedo® Introduces Speedo® LZR RACER™ 31

JCPenney Introduces American Living Brand 31

9. PRODUCT LAUNCHES IN RECENT PAST - A PERSPECTIVE BUILDER 32

Reebok Launches the Big Papi 2M Signature Cleat 32

New Balance's Apparel Line Features CoCoNa™ Technology 32

Creora Introduces Eco-friendly Fabrics 32

adidas Golf Debuts Exclusive Women's Apparel Line 32

Dockers® Launches Dockers Championship Pant 33

HO Sports Company Unveils Hyperlite Apparel Line 33

Swirl Gear Introduces Unique Fitness Line 33

Wuhan Releases Latest Wool Wear Designed for Sports 34

10. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY 35

Surface Ski Takes Over Joystick Skiing 35

Collective Brands to Acquire Above The Rim brand of Reebok

International 35

Jones Apparel Group Takes Over Moda Nicola International 35

National Hockey League Signs Multi-Year Agreement with Knights

Apparel 35

Anasl API to Establish Hampton Court Business Park 36

Dreams and NBC Sports Enter into Partnership 36

Lotto to Invest in Indian Branded Sports Equipment and Apparel

Market 36

Pantaloons Establishes Store (India) 36

K2 Sports Takes Over Zoot Sports (Hawaii) 36

Sports Fan-Attic Takes over Hat World of Genesco 37

JCPenney and Dreams Sign Agreement to Offer Sports/Apparel

from a Web Store 37

JD Sports Acquires Canterbury Brand 37

Zhaott Pou to Acquire Outstanding Interest in Farsighted

International 38

VF Takes Over Capital Stock of Mo Industries 38

TAG and TAG Team Uniforms to Merge for Forming TAG Holdings 38

Active Sportswear International Acquires H2O (Denmark) 38

Malabo Group to Distribute Newron Sport's Inline Skates in Asia 38

Carvico of Italy to Set up Factory in Vietnam 39

Lotto Sport Italia Signs Licensing Pact with Star 360 Sdn Bhd 39

TaylorMade adidas Golf Plans to Takeover Ashworth in a

Strategic Move 39

Gap Closes Athleta Acquisition 40

Macquarie Announces Acquisition of Skis Rossignol 40

Horny Toad Acquires Nau's Assets 40

Shimano Acquires Pearl Izumi 40

Spyder Takes over Cloudveil Mountain Works 40

BCBG Max Acquires Dorotennis SA 41

Quad-C Management Takes over AGS Sports 41

Youngor Group Acquires Xin Ma and Smart Apparel 41

Adidas Plans to Take over Ashworth 41

Gap Plans to Acquire Athleta and Expand Women's Activewear

Business 42

Under Armour Becomes Maryland University's Outfitter for

Athletics 42

Quiksilver Agrees to Divest Sports Equipment Business to

Chartreuse & Mont Blanc 42

Dorel Industries Acquires PTI Sports 42

Adidas forms Distribution Joint Venture with Vulcabras 43

Nike to Divest Stake in Bauer Hockey Business 43

Vivarte Plans to Take over Super Sport 43

Ashworth Acquires Sunice® and Sun Ice® Trademarks from FLG 43

Nike Acquires Umbro 44

Shimano Takes Over Pearl Izumi 44

Spyder Active Takes Over Cloudveil 44

Reebok Enters into a Joint Venture with Vulcabras 44

Ashworth Acquires Sun Ice® and Sunice® Brands 45

Vivarte to Take Over Super Sport 45

Quad-C Takes Over Augusta Sportswear 45

Reebok Now in Dick's Stores 45

Perry Ellis Acquires Laundry® and C&C California® Brands 45

Liz Claiborne Enters into an Agreement with Donna Karan 45

Tommy Hilfiger Now at Fifth Avenue in New York City 46

Under Armour Provides Outfit for University of Hawaii Football

Team 46

Majestic Provides Baseball Gear to Minor League Baseball™ Clubs 46

Cache Acquires Adrienne 46

Jarden Announces Acquisition of K2 46

NWG Acquires Cutter & Buck 47

VF Imagewear Acquires Majestic Athletic Ltd 47

Ever-Glory International Acquires Nanjing Catch Luck Garment Co 47

Hartmarx Acquires Monarchy LLC 47

Brands Holdings Acquires Everlast Worldwide Inc. 48

M&M Direct Ltd. /Management Acquires M&M Direct from ECI 48

Sequoia Partners Acquires Minority Stake in Fujian Peak 48

11. CORPORATE ACTIVITY IN RECENT PAST - A PERSPECTIVE BUILDER 49

adidas' Sports Licensed Division Acquires Mitchell & Ness

Nostalgia 49

Billabong Acquires Xcel 49

Hartmarx Takes Over the Business of Monarchy 49

New Balance Takes Over Vital Apparel Group 49

TA Associates Takes Over M&M Direct 49

Hanesbrands and Walt Disney Enter into a Marketing Agreement 49

Billabong to Operate Directly in South Africa 50

Columbia Sportswear Makes Changes in Montrail's Operations 50

Perry Ellis Signs Three Licensing Deals in Asia 50

UMBRO and Swedish Football Association Partnership Extended 50

Unlimited Sports Secures Distribution Rights from Under Armour 50

Easton Bell Procures Sportswear from India 50

Sports Direct International Invests in Amer 51

New Wave Group Takes Over Cutter & Buck 51

Dogi International Takes Over Elastic Fabrics 51

Hidary Group Acquires Everlast Worldwide 51

VF Imagewear Takes Over Majestic Athletic 51

Fila Korea Acquires Fila Luxembourg 52

Sport-Haley Acquires the Remaining Stake in Reserve Apparel 52

G-III Buys Assets from Jessica 52

Lord Daniel Sportswear Ties up With Top Circle Hosiery Mills 52

Ford Edge Collaborates with Time Inc. and Dominator Clothing 53

Everlast Ties Up with BMH to Enter China 53

Enyce to Form Alliance with Gina 53

Phillips-Van Heusen Enters into Licensing Agreement with

Timberland 54

Under Armour Signs Pact with Unlimited Sports Group 54

Calvin Klein Enters into Licensing Agreement with Windsong Sport 54

Perry Ellis Signs Licensing Agreement with ES Apparel 55

Perry Ellis Signs Licensing Agreement with Burlington and TrapTek 55

Liz Claiborne Enters into Partnership with Narciso Rodriguez 55

PPR Overcomes Approval Hitch to Take Over Puma 56

adidas to Integrate Distribution Centers by 2009 56

adidas to Add Outlets in Mainland China 56

Reliance Retail Offers Outlets and Yarns for Its Global Allies 56

12. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS 57

Adidas AG (Germany) 57

Reebok (USA) 58

Algo Group (Canada) 58

Amer Sports Corporation (Finland) 59

Ashworth Inc. (USA) 59

ASICS America Corporation (USA) 60

Benetton Group S.p.A (Italy) 60

Billabong International Limited (Australia) 61

Blacks Leisure Group Plc (UK) 62

Columbia Sportswear Company (USA) 62

Descente Ltd. (Japan) 62

Eddie Bauer Inc. (USA) 63

Escada AG (Germany) 63

Everlast Worldwide Inc. (USA) 63

Fila Online Inc. (USA) 64

Foot Locker Inc. (USA) 64

FUBU (USA) 65

Gap Inc., (USA) 65

Banana Republic (USA 65

Old Navy (USA) 66

Gildan Activewear Inc. (Canada) 66

Hanesbrands Inc. (USA) 66

HartMarx Corp (USA) 67

Hugo Boss AG (Germany) 67

Jacques Moret Inc. (USA) 68

JJB Sports Plc (UK) 69

Jockey International (USA) 69

Jones Apparel Group Inc. (USA) 69

Levi Strauss & Co. (USA) 70

Liz Claiborne Inc. (USA) 70

Louis Garneau Sports Inc. (Canada) 70

New Balance (USA) 70

Nike Inc. (USA) 71

Umbro Plc (UK) 71

Onward Holdings Company Ltd. (Japan) 71

Perry Ellis International Corporation (USA) 72

Phillips - Van Heusen Corp (USA) 72

Polo Ralph Lauren Corporation (USA) 74

Prada S.p.A Group (Italy) 74

Quiksilver Inc. (USA) 74

Russell Corporation (USA) 75

Brooks Sports, Inc. (USA) 75

The Athletic Sportshow Inc. (Canada) 75

The Timberland Company (USA) 76

T.J. Maxx (USA) 76

Tommy Hilfiger (USA) 76

Tommy Hilfiger Europe 77

Triumph Apparel Corporation (USA) 77

Triumph International AG (Germany) 77

Under Armour, Inc. (USA) 77

V.F. Corporation (USA) 78

Nautica Enterprises Inc. (USA) 79

Majestic Athletic (USA) 79

Wacoal Holdings Corporation (Japan) 79

Warnaco Group Inc. (USA) 79

13. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE 80

Table 10: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Sports and Fitness Clothing by Geographic Region/ Country -

US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),

Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007

through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 80

Table 11: World Historic Review for Sports & Fitness Clothing

by Geographic Region/Country - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of

World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures

in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 81

Table 12: World 11-Year Perspective for Sports & Fitness

Clothing by Geographic Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown

of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for

Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 82

Table 13: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Sports Apparel by Geographic Region/ Country - US, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America

and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 83

Table 14: World Historic Review for Sports Apparel by

Geographic Region/Country - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of

World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures

in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 84

Table 15: World 11-Year Perspective for Sports Apparel by

Geographic Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar

Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding

Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years

2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 85

Table 16: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Fitness Clothing by Geographic Region/ Country - US, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America

and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 86

Table 17: World Historic Review for Fitness Clothing by

Geographic Region/Country - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of

World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures

in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 87

Table 18: World 11-Year Perspective for Fitness Clothing by

Geographic Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar

Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding

Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years

2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 88

14. THE UNITED STATES 89

A.Market Analysis 89

Current and future analysis 89

Sports Apparel - A Versatile Interpretation 89

Athletics and Americans - High Health Consciousness 89

Women Participation Revs up the Engine of Apparel Growth 90

What Consumers Want 90

Changing Pricing Scenario 90

Baby Boomers - Present Good Prospects 90

Brand Ubiquity: The In-thing in Sportswear 91

Increasing Popularity of Specialty Stores 91

Running Apparel Segment - Picking Up Pace 91

Surging Demand for Advanced Performance 92

Table 19: US Sports and Apparel Market (2010): Percentage

Share Breakdown of Athletic Apparel by Preferred

Performance Attributes (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 92

Table 20: US Sports and Fitness Apparel Market (2008):

Percentage Share Breakdown by Consumer Segments- Women's

Sports Apparel, Men's Sports Apparel and Children's Sports

Apparel (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 93

Fitness Instructors and Personal Trainers to Market Athletic

Wear 93

Ladies Sports Shirts in Demand 94

Sports Apparel to Outperform Total Apparel Market 94

Racket Squad: Apparel for Tennis Players 94

Sales of Ski and Snowboard Apparel 94

New Challenges in the Sports Apparel Market 95

Trade Dynamics During 2008 and 2009 95

Imports 95

Table 21: US Imports for Ski Suits of Textile Material -

Knitted or Crocheted (2008 and 2009): Annual Breakdown of

Value Imports by Leading Countries -China, Italy, Mexico,

Colombia, Poland, Switzerland, Canada, Taiwan, France, El

Salvador and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 95

Table 22: US Sports and Fitness Clothing Market (2008 and

2009): Major Import Sources of Track Suits - Knitted -

Cotton by Country-China, Vietnam, Cambodia (Kampuchea),

Pakistan, Malaysia, Bangladesh, Indonesia, India,

Thailand, Taiwan and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 96

Table 23: US Sports and Fitness Clothing Market (2008 and

2009): Major Import Sources of US Track Suits - Knitted -

Textile NES by Country-China, Turkey, Italy, Mexico,

Bangladesh, Canada, Thailand, Vietnam, France, Brazil and

Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 97

Table 24: US Imports of Mens/Boys Swimwear - Woven (2008

and 2009): Annual Breakdown of Value Imports by Leading

Countries - Bangladesh, China, Vietnam, Indonesia,

Thailand, Cambodia (Kampuchea), Sri Lanka, Bahrain,

Taiwan, Philippines and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 98

Table 25: US Imports of Mens/Boys Swimwear - Knitted -

Textile NES (2008 and 2009): Annual Breakdown of Value

Imports by Leading Countries - Italy, Spain, Thailand,

Colombia, El Salvador, Malaysia, China, Bangladesh,

Portugal, Bahamas and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 99

Table 26: US Imports of Mens/Boys Swimwear - Knitted

-Synthetic Fibres (2008 and 2009): Annual Breakdown of

Value Imports by Leading Countries - Mexico, China,

Indonesia, Bangladesh, Spain, Vietnam, Canada, Italy,

Taiwan, Dominican Republic and Others (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 100

Table 27: US Sports and Fitness Clothing Market (2008 and

2009): Major Import Sources of Women's/Girls Swimwear -

Woven by Country - China, Indonesia, Portugal, Sri Lanka,

Italy, Vietnam, Taiwan, Brazil, Cambodia (Kampuchea),

France and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 101

Table 28: US Sports and Fitness Clothing Market (2008 and

2009): Major Import Sources of Women/Girl Swimwear -

Knitted - Textile NES by Country- China, Indonesia,

Italy, Philippines, Portugal, Vietnam, Brazil, Cambodia

(Kampuchea), El Salvador, Mexico and Others (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 102

Table 29: US Sports and Fitness Clothing Market (2008 and

2009): Major Import Sources of Women/Girl Swimwear -

Knitted - Synthetic Fibers by Country- China, Indonesia,

Mexico, Vietnam, Cambodia (Kampuchea), Sri Lanka,

Dominican Republic, Taiwan, Bangladesh, Philippines and

Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 103

Import Statistics in the Recent Past 104

Table 30: Major Import Sources of US Ski Suits - Woven by

Country for (2005 & 2006) - China, Bangladesh, Vietnam,

India, Italy, Indonesia and Others (Imports in US$)

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 104

Table 31: Major Import Sources of US Track Suits -

Knitted - Synthetic Fibers by Country for (2005 & 2006) -

China, Egypt, Pakistan, Honduras, Bangladesh and Others

(Imports in US$) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 105

Exports 106

Table 32: US Exports for Ski Suits of Textile Material -

Knitted or Crocheted (2008 and 2009): Annual Breakdown of

Value Exports by Leading Destination Countries - Japan,

New Zealand, Mexico, United Kingdom, Honduras, Canada,

Spain, New Caledonia, Russia, Germany, and Others

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 106

Table 33: US Sports and Fitness Clothing Market (2008 and

2009): Major Export Destinations of US Track Suits -

Knitted - Cotton by Country-Mexico, United Kingdom,

Canada, Japan, Hong Kong, United Arab Emirates,

Venezuela, Greece, Italy, Austria and Others (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 107

Table 34: US Sports and Fitness Clothing Market (2008 and

2009): Major Export Destinations of Track Suits - Knitted

- Textile NES by Country- South Korea, Mexico, United

Kingdom, Canada, Italy, Nicaragua, Bahamas, Norway,

Brazil, Japan and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 108

Table 35: US Exports of Mens/Boys Swimwear - Woven (2008

and 2009): Annual Breakdown of Value Exports by Leading

Destination Countries - Canada, Mexico, United Arab

Emirates, Japan, Taiwan, UK, Finland, Denmark, Australia,

Germany and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 109

Table 36: US Exports of Mens/Boys Swimwear - Knitted -

Textile NES (2008 and 2009): Annual Breakdown of Value

Exports by Leading Destination Countries -United Arab

Emirates, Chile, El Salvador, Netherlands Antilles,

British Virgin Islands, Germany, United Kingdom, Sweden,

Canada, Spain, and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 110

Table 37: US Exports of Mens/Boys Swimwear - Knitted -

Synthetic Fibres (2008 and 2009): Annual Breakdown of

Value Exports by Leading Destination Countries - Canada,

Mexico, UK, Australia, Japan, Netherlands, Norway,

Taiwan, France, Belgium and Others (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 111

Table 38: US Sports and Fitness Clothing Market (2008 and

2009): Major Export Destinations of Women's/Girls

Swimwear - Woven by Country- Canada, Mexico, Japan,

United Kingdom, Cayman Islands, Netherlands, Australia,

Kuwait, Hong Kong, Cambodia (Kampuchea) and Others

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 112

Table 39: US Sports and Fitness Clothing Market (2008 and

2009): Major Export Destinations of Women/Girl Swimwear -

Knitted - Textile NES by Country- Dominican Republic,

Mexico, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, Sweden,

Bermuda, Switzerland, Turkey, France and Others (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 113

Table 40: US Sports and Fitness Clothing Market (2008 and

2009): Export Destinations of US Women/Girl Swimwear -

Knitted - Synthetic Fibers by Country- Canada, Mexico,

United Kingdom, Australia, Lebanon, United Arab Emirates,

Japan, Netherlands, Dominican Republic, Hong Kong and

Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 114

Export Statistics in the Recent Past 115

Table 41: Major Export Destinations of US Ski Suits -

Woven by Country for (2006) - Mexico, Japan, Vietnam, New

Zealand, Ecuador and Others (Exports in US$) (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 115

Table 42: Major Export Destinations of US Track Suits -

Knitted - Synthetic Fibers by Country for (2005 & 2006) -

Mexico, UK, Canada, El Salvador, Honduras, Japan and

Others (Exports in US$) (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 115

Table 43: US Sports Clothing Market (2010): Percentage

Breakdown by Apparel Type - General Sports Apparel and

Active Sports Apparel (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 116

Table 44: US Sports and Fitness Clothing Market (2010):

Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Product Segment -

T-shirts, Other sports shirts, Swimwear, Sweatshirts,

Sweatpants and pants, Outerwear/jackets, Socks, Shorts,

Caps/hats, Sports bras, and Other active wear (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 116

Table 45: US Sports and Fitness Clothing Market (2010):

Percentage Breakdown of Consumer Spending on Active

Sports Apparel by Type of Sport (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 117

Table 46: US Sports goods Market (2009): Percentage Share

Breakdown of Value Sales by Retail Outlets-Specialty

stores, Mass merchants, Department stores, National

chains, Sports goods stores, Off-price stores, Pure play

direct mail/E-tailers, Factory outlets, Wholesale

clubs/Hypermarts and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 117

Table 47: US Sports Goods Market (2008): Percentage Break

Down of Sales by Leading Sporting Goods

Retailers-Wal-Mart, Target, Dick's Sporting Goods, Sports

Authority, Cabela's, Foot Locker, Bass Pro Shops, Academy

Sports + Outdoors, L.L. Bean, Pacific Sunwear, J.C.

Penney, REI, Finish Line, Kohl's and Others (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 118

Table 48: US Sports Apparel Market: Popular Reasons for

Buying Licensed Sports Apparel (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 118

Extreme Interests 118

Table 49: US Sports Apparel Market: Key Elements

Impacting Sports Apparel Spending (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 119

Table 50: US Sports Apparel Market (2010): Usage

Preferences of Sports Apparel by Consumers for Other

Purposes (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 120

Tennis Surpasses Golf in Style 120

Designers Compete for Golf Biz 120

Technology in Snowboard Attire 120

Motocross Apparel Hits New High 121

Smaller Companies and Extreme Sports Conquer Sporting

Goods Industry 121

Fabric, Colors, Finishes & More 121

Nylon Apparel in Sportswear Market 121

Sportswear Design Trends 122

Sporting New Colors 122

Denim Finds Use in Sports Apart from Active Lifestyle

Applications 122

US Activewear Market 122

Activewear: A Segment with High Growth Opportunities 122

Table 51: US Sports and Apparel Market (2005 and 2010):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales by Best-Selling

Active wear Segments - Knitted T Shirts & Sports Shirts,

Outerwear/Topcoats, Swim wear, Sweats and Warm Ups,

Intimate Apparel, Team Sports Uniforms, Tops & Bottoms and

Other Sports & Fitness Apparel & Accessories for the years

2005 and 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 123

Table 52: US Sports and Apparel Market (2009): Percentage

Share Breakdown of Value Sales by Activity - Walking for

Exercise, Running/Jogging, Basketball,

Aerobics/Fitness/Exercise and Golf (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 124

Performance is not the Only Criterion for Buying Active 124

Active Styles to Re-Emerge 124

Intense Competition in the Active Wear Market 124

Mass Merchandisers & Discounters Dominate Retailing 125

Casualwear Market 125

An Overview of Casualwear Market 125

Casual Wear: A Retro Focus on Trends - 2003 & Before 125

Casual Wear for Winter 2002-03 126

Table 53: Leading Makers of Cotton T-Shirts in the US

(2003 Vs 2001): Percentage Breakdown for Gilden, Fruit of

the Loom and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 127

Table 54: Leading Jeans Labels for Adults (18-24 age

group) in 2003: Percentage Breakdown for Tommy Hilfiger,

Levi, Gap, Old Navy, LEI, Express, Calvin Klein, Polo,

Mudd, Guess, Abercrombie & Fitch and Jnco (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 127

Table 55: Fleece Sales at Discount Stores (2003 Vs 2001):

Percentage Breakdown by Type of Material - Cotton, 50%

Poly/50% Cotton and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 128

Casual Clothing Trends 128

Casual Sportswear 128

Marketing Trends in Casual Clothing 129

Licensed Sports Apparel 129

Market Highlights 129

Licensed Sports Apparel for Children - A Growing Market 130

Rebirth of Sports Licensing 130

Consumer Segments 130

Women's Sports Apparel Segment 130

What Women Want 130

Women's Participation in Sports 131

Growth of Small Female Run Companies 131

Womenswear Market Vitals - A Quick Brush Up 131

Table 56: US Sportswear Market (2008-2009): Percentage

Share Breakdown of Women's Sportswear Market by Age

Group: 55+, 35-54, 25-34, 18-24, 13-17, Below 12

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 131

Women and Girls Apparel Marketing 132

Nike Appeals to Women's Market 132

Women Display Preference for Fitness over Competitive

Sporting Activities 132

Table 57: US Sports and Fitness Clothing Market (2009):

Female Participation by Activities - Pilates Training,

Yoga/Tai Chi, Water Exercise, Fitness Swimming and Others

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 132

Women Pioneers Shaping Sports Apparel Market 132

Womens Sportswear Led by its Own Thrust 133

Pregnant Women: A Growing Segment 133

Teenage Girls: Enthusiastic Purchasers 133

Table 58: US Teenage Sportswear Market (2008 & 2009):

Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Distribution

Channels - Specialty, Department, Mass, and Other Stores

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 133

Table 59: Apparel Market for Girls (2008): Percentage

Breakdown of Value Share by Categories - Tops, Bottoms,

Dresses, Skirts, Activewear, Intimate Apparel, Outerwear

and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 134

Buying Patterns of Women Shopping for Sports and Fitness

Clothing 134

Table 60: Elements That Draw Women to Activewear

Purchases (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 134

Important Sources of Sports Apparel Information 135

Table 61: Source of Information on Activewear for Women

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 135

Review of Intimate Sports Apparel Section 135

The Bra Segment 135

Rising Popularity of Women's Sports Bra 136

Prints and Colors in Vogue 136

Distribution Channels for Women's Apparel 136

Discount Stores 136

Women's Favorite Sales Outlets 136

Table 62: US Sports Apparel and Activewear Stores for

Women (2008): Percentage Breakdown for Department Store,

Discount Store, Catalog, Athletic Footwear Store,

Specialty Store, Sporting Goods Store and Online

Retailer (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 137

Casual SportsWear Industry - Trekking the Crests & Troughs 137

Casualization Booms Women's Spending 137

National Chains Lead Sales 138

Men's and Boy's Sportswear Market 138

Consumer Behavior 138

A Growing Segment of Sportswear - Golf Apparel 138

Sport Coats 138

An Alternative to Pricey Suits 139

Trousers 139

Table 63: US Mens Apparel Market (2008 & 2009) -

Percentage Share Breakdown by Category - Activewear,

Outerwear, Suits/Sportscoats, Tops, Bottoms, Furnishings,

and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 139

Men's Innerwear 140

Inner Sportswear 140

Established Players Gamble - Combining Sportivity with

Intimacy 140

Men's Underwear Now Ranges from Bikini Briefs to Baggy

Boxers 140

Sports Apparel Base Layer Fabrics 140

Advance Features and Crossover Style Characterize New

Base Layers 140

Men are Fashion Conscious 141

Children's Sportswear 142

Apparel for Obese Kids: A Niche Segment 142

Table 64: US Boy's Clothing Market (2009) - Percentage

Share Breakdown by Category - Tops, Bottoms, Activewear,

Furnishings, Outerwear, Suits, Sports Coats and Others

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 142

Jeans and Sneakers - Most Preferred Apparel by Teenagers 142

Table 65: Jeans Market in 2010 - Percentage Breakdown by

Popular Colors - Black, Light Blue, Medium Blue, Dark

Blue, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 143

Surf and Skateboard Influencing Children's Wear 143

Fitness Fervor Vibes the US Market - A Note on Evolution and

Historic Trends & Stats 143

American Fitness Industry 143

Evolution of the American Fitness Industry 143

Timeline of Popular Fitness Activities 144

Table 66: Favorite Fitness Activities in the US during

1997-2000 (Percentage Share) (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 145

Relationship between Fitness and Health: Driving Industry

Growth 145

Table 67: US Health Club Membership 2008 (individuals in

million) - Breakdown by Age Groups (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 146

Growth Factors in the American Fitness Industry 146

Sports Participation in the US 146

Teens Participation in Sports - A Historic Perspective 147

Highlights of Teen and Pre-Teen Sports Participation

during 1990 - 2000 147

Favorite Sports Activities of 7-11 and 12-17 Age Groups 147

Elders Increasingly Embrace Fitness Activities 148

Sports and Fitness Habits of Americans 148

Fitness Exercise: A Daily Mantra of Americans 148

Key Trends 148

Free Weight: Carrying Great Appeal 148

Popular Exercises 149

Sports Trends in the US 149

Skiing 149

Renaissance of Conventional Ski Looks 149

Table 68: US Winter Sports Market (2009): Percentage

Breakdown of Sporting Activity by Male and Female Skiers

and Snowboarders (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 150

Skiing and Riding Participation 150

Demographic Profiles of Skiers and Riders 150

Activity Participation 150

Suitable Apparel and their Performance 150

Snowboard Sports 151

Hip Snowboard Clothing Popular with Winter Athletes and Skiers 151

Soft Adventure Snow Sports 151

Volleyball 151

Important Trends in Volleyball Participation 151

Soccer 152

Table 69: Classification of Soccer Participants in 2008:

Percentage Breakdown by Age Groups (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 152

Trail Running, Adventure Racing, and Triathlons 152

Growth Factors 152

Escalation in Outdoor Cross Training Participation 152

Hiking Picks Up Pace 153

Sports Apparel - Snapshots of Sales Trends in Past Years 153

Ten Significant Facts about Sports Apparel - A Historic

Insight 153

Leading Sportswear Companies 153

Fashion Labels in Fitness Clothing 154

Fitness Clothing Manufacturers 154

Companies Involved in Licensed Fitness Clothing 154

Fitness Apparel Retailing 155

Traditional Retailers of Sporting Items 155

Specialty Outlets for Sporting Items 155

Discount Outlets and Mass Merchandisers 156

Department Stores 156

E-Commerce and Mail Order Retailers 156

Swimming 156

Table 70: Leading Performance Swimwear Makers in the US

(2008 and 2009): Percentage Share Breakdown by - Speedo,

Tyr, Nike and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 156

Table 71: Swimwear Market by Consumer Segments in 2008:

Annual Sales Estimates and Percentage Breakdown for

Women's, Men's, Girl's, Boy's, and Infant/Toddler

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 157

Branded Activewear 157

Table 72: US Sports and Fitness Apparel Market (2009):

Percentage Share Breakdown by Leading Active Wear

Makers-Nike, Under Armour, Adidas and Others (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 157

Table 73: US Sports and fitness apparel market (2008):

Percentage Share Breakdown by Leading Compression Apparel

Makers- Under Armour, Nike, McDavid and Vital Apparel

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 157

Active Wear Firms: Subtler Logos 157

Retailers Focus on Branded and Private Label Activewear 158

Bodywear 158

Performance Apparel 158

Distribution Scenario 158

Sporting Goods Outlets 158

Table 74: Retail Sales of Sports Merchandise in North

America by Channel of Distribution: 2008 (In %) (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 159

Key Regional Players 159

B.Market Analytics 165

Table 75: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Sports and Fitness Clothing by Product Segment - Sports

Apparel and Fitness Clothing Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007

through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 165

Table 76: US Historic Review for Sports and Fitness Clothing

by Product Segment - Sports Apparel and Fitness Clothing

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2006(includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 166

Table 77: US 11-Year Perspective for Sports and Fitness

Clothing by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar

Sales for Sports Apparel and Fitness Clothing Markets for

2005, 2010 & 2015 166

15. CANADA 167

A.Market Analysis 167

Outlook 167

Market Snapshots 167

Dominating US Presence 167

Antimicrobial Microfiber Undergarments for Hockey Players 168

Sportswear Retailing 168

Table 78: Market for Men's Sports Coats and Blazers in

Canada: Market Share Breakdown of Retailing Avenues for the

Year 2007 & 2008 - Men's Apparel Stores, Men's Independent,

Specialty Shops, Department Outlets, and Other Stores

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 168

Imports and Exports Scenario 169

Imports 169

Table 79: Canadian Imports for Ski Suits of Textile

Material - Knitted or Crocheted (2008 and 2009): Annual

Breakdown of Value Imports by Leading Countries - - China,

Italy, Poland, Pakistan, US, Vietnam, Lithuania,

Bangladesh, Sweden, Taiwan and Others (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 169

Table 80: Canadian Sports and Fitness Clothing Market

(2008 and 2009): Major Import Sources of Track Suits -

Knitted - Cotton by Country - China, Pakistan, Italy,

Madagascar, Cambodia (Kampuchea), India, Vietnam, Turkey,

Bangladesh, Hungary and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 170

Table 81: Canadian Sports and Fitness Clothing Market

(2008 and 2009): Major Import Sources of Track Suits -

Knitted - Textile NES by Country- Bangladesh, China, US,

Italy, Croatia, Hungary, France, Mexico, United Kingdom,

Honduras and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 171

Table 82: Canadian Imports for Mens/Boys Swimwear - Woven

(2008 and 2009): Annual Breakdown of Value Imports by

Leading Countries - China, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Indonesia,

Thailand, Cambodia (Kampuchea), Philippines, Sri Lanka,

Italy, Portugal and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 172

Table 83: Canadian Imports of Mens/Boys Swimwear - Knitted-

Textile NES (2008 and 2009): Annual Breakdown of Value

Imports by Leading Countries - China, Italy, Bangladesh,

Thailand, US, France, Laos, Spain, Taiwan, Tunisia and

Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 173

Table 84: Canadian Imports of Mens/Boys Swimwear - Knitted-

Synthetic Fibres (2008 and 2009): Annual Breakdown of

Value Imports by Leading Countries - China, Mexico,

Bangladesh, US, Italy, Indonesia, Australia, Vietnam,

Malaysia, Cambodia (Kampuchea), and Others (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 174

Table 85: Canadian Sports and Fitness clothing Market:

Major Import Sources of Women/Girls Swimwear - Woven by

Country- China, US, Dominican Republic, Colombia, Vietnam,

Australia, Cambodia (Kampuchea), Portugal, Brazil,

Indonesia and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 175

Table 86: Canadian Sports and Fitness Clothing Market

(2008 and 2009): Major Import Sources of Women's/Girls

Swimwear - Knitted - Textile NES by Country- China, US,

India, France, Finland, Italy, Turkey, Brazil, Dominican

Republic, Japan and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 176

Table 87: Canadian Sports and Fitness Clothing Market

(2008 and 2009): Major Import Sources of Women's/Girls

Swimwear - Knitted - Textile NES by Country- China, US,

India, France, Finland, Italy, Turkey, Brazil, Dominican

Republic, Japan and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 177

Import Statistics in the Recent Past 178

Table 88: Major Import Sources of Canadian Ski Suits -

Woven by Country for (2005 & 2006) - China, Bangladesh,

Vietnam, Italy, US and Others (Imports in US$) (includes

corresponding

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