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Hosiery (Women and Men) - Global Strategic Business Report

  • ID: 338793
  • March 2015
  • Region: Global
  • 518 Pages
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Hosiery (Women and Men) in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Socks, Sheer Hosiery, and Tights/Opaques. 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 2014 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs.

The report profiles 226 companies including many key and niche players such as -

- CSP International SpA
- Golden Lady SpA
- Gildan Activewear Inc.
- Hanesbrands, Inc.
- L Brands

Note: Product cover images may vary from those shown

HOSIERY (WOMEN AND MEN)

A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT

CONTENTS

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Disclaimers
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study
Socks
Sheer Hosiery
Tights/Opaques

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW
A Prelude
Emerging Nations Dominate Supply Side of the Market
EU and the US: Largest Sock Importers Globally
Global Outlook
Competitive Landscape
Innovative Strategies Help Hanes to Emerge Stronger
Table 1: Global Leading Position of Hanesbrands Inc., (HBI) in Various Apparel Categories (2013): Market Ranking in terms of Unit Sales and Dollar Sales for Innerware (Male Underwear, Intimate Apparel, Socks, and Hosiery) and Activewear (T-Shirts, Fleece, and Other Non-branded Products)
Table 2: Hanesbrands Inc. (HBI) Market Share (%) in Various Apparel Categories Vis-à-vis Next Competitor: 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Competition: Noteworthy Trends
Educating Consumers: Essential for Market Visibility
Shoppers’ Convenience Top Priority for Retailers
Manufacturers Offer Innumerable Choices for Teenagers
High Performance Socks Market Witness Increasing Participation
Manufacturers Experiment with Performance Yarns for Improved Products
Decreasing Profit Margins for Apparel Retailers
Risk Factors that Can Hamper Manufacturers Profitability

2. MARKET TRENDS, ISSUES & DRIVERS
Robust Demand for Comfor
Table and Stylish Hosiery: A Strong Growth Driver
Hosiery Innovations and Advancements: Spearheading Growth
Tagless, ComfortBlend and X-Temp Innovations from Hanes
Hyosung: A Forerunner in Novel Hosiery Fabric Innovations
Lycra Beauty from Invista
Lycra®: The Wonder Fabric from Invista
Jockey’s 3D Innovations™
Novel Range of Seamless Tights from Golden Lady Company
Hosiery Innovation and Advancements of Other Major and Niche Players
Athleisure Hosiery: The Perfect Blend of Athletics and Leisure
Socks with X-Technology: Comprehensive Garment for the Feet
Anti-rape Underwear to Protect Women during Sexual Assault
Future Hosiery Innovations to Offer More Functionality, Fit, Comfort and Style
Women: The Largest Consumer Base for Hosiery
Table 3: Global Female Population by Geographic Region/Country (2014): Percentage Breakdown for Asia-Pacific, Canada, Europe, Japan, Latin America, Middle East, South Africa, and the US (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 4: 15-64 Year Female Population as a Percentage of Total Population in 56 Major Countries Worldwide: 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Teen Population: A Lucrative Demographic Segment & the New Advertising Target
Healthy Outlook for Women’s and Girls’ Clothing Bodes Well for the Market
Table 5: World Women’s and Girls’ Clothing Market by Geographic Region/Country (2013 & 2016P): Sales in US$ Million for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Hosiery Fast Becoming a Luxury Apparel Accessory, Bodes Well for Market Expansion
Hosiery for Older and Plus-size Consumers: A Segment with Huge Untapped Potential
Table 6: Female Population Growth in Select Countries by Age Group: 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
A Plus Size Revolution Brewing in the US
Customization and Differential Price Points Drive the Lingerie Segment
Rising Popularity of Beach Culture Benefits the Swimwear Segment
Developing and Underdeveloped Nations: Major Growth Markets
India & China: Countries with Young Population Offers Significant Opportunities
Table 7: Ten Largest Populated Countries Worldwide (July 2013): Total Population (in Millions) by Age Group 0-14 Years, 15-44 Years, 45-64 Years, and 65+ Years for China, India, USA, Indonesia, Brazil, Pakistan, Nigeria, Bangladesh, Russia and Japan (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 8: Ten Largest Populated Countries Worldwide (July 2013): Percentage Population by Age Group 0-14 Years, 15-44 Years, 45-64 Years, and 65+ Years for China, India, USA, Indonesia, Brazil, Pakistan, Nigeria, Bangladesh, Russia and Japan (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Online Marketing & Sales Increase Market Competition
Over-the-Knee Socks to Create a Stir in the Market
Resurgence in Sheer Hosiery Demand Augurs Well for the Market
Men’s Tights: Yet to Gain Prominence
Socks: A More Expressive and Colorful Segment
Consumers Warms up to Eccentric Sock Designs & Patterns
Support Hosiery: Increasingly Blending with Fashion Hosiery
Lack of Sizing Standards for Hosiery: A Cause for Concern
‘Tights under Shorts’ in Vogue
Fishnet Stockings to Stay for Long
Anti-Cellulite Hosiery Products Touted to Improve Leg Shape with Constant Use
Bridal Hosiery: A Niche Segment
Maternity Hosiery Offers Lucrative Growth Opportunities
Favorable Demographic & Economic Trends Strengthens Market Prospects
Rising Global Population Propels Demand for Clothing and Hosiery
Table 9: World Population by Geographic Region (In Millions): 2000, 2010, 2020, 2030, 2040, and 2050 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 10: Top 25 Countries with the Highest Population Worldwide: 2007, 2010 & 2015E (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Burgeoning Middle Class Population Promote Market Growth
Table 11: Global Middle Class Population (in Millions) by Geographic Region: 2010, 2020P & 2030P (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 12: Global Middle Class Population by Geographic Region: Percentage Share Breakdown for 2010, 2020P & 2030P (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Rising Standards of Living Fuel Market Growth in Developing Countries
Table 13: Evolution of GDP Per Capita for Major Countries (in Dollars PPP): Percentage Variation from 2000 to 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW
Hosiery: An Introduction
A Trip down Memory Lane
Classification of Hosiery
Socks
Sheer Hosiery/Pantyhose
Benefits and Health Risks Associated with Sheer Hosiery/ Pantyhose
Benefits
Health Risks
Tights/Opaques
Difference between Tights and Leggings
Stockings
Types of Stockings
Support Hosiery
Pantyhose and Tights for Men
Materials Used in Hosiery Manufacturing
Lycra
Nylon
Spandex

4. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS
Naked Brand Group Announces Plans to Unveil Latest Collection
Hanes Hosiery Launches Silk Reflections Range of Legwear
Reckitt Benckiser to Shut Down Hosiery Factory in 2015
L’eggs Launches Sheer Energy Tights
Gal Stern Launches Latest Collection of Luxury Tights
Julie France Launches JF Series Body and Legging Shapers
Hanes Hosiery Unveils Latest Winter Collection
Santini Unveils Body Warming BeHOT Bib Tights
Nubian Skin Introduces Nude Lingerie & Hosiery Range
Jockey International and Gerber Childrenswear Launches Baby Jockey Apparel Line
Nike Collaborates with Jayelle Hudson and Flavio Samelo to Design Trendy Tights for Athletes
Baci Dreams Hosiery Introduces Matching Hosiery to Team with Dreams Bedroom Costumes
Jockey International Launches Seize the Day in Skimmies® Slipshorts
DB Apparel Unveils Playtex UK Series of Lingerie
Nike Launches Tight of the Moment-Magical Kaleidoscope Tights
Meggins Man Clothing to Commercialize Meggings for Men
Pamela Mann and Moulin Rouge Introduce an Array of Tights in 18 Distinct Styles
Jockey® Introduces Brief Collection from Anchorman2: The Legend Continues
Samantha DeMartini Introduces Kix’ies Thigh Highs
Zohara Tights Unveils Autumn-Winter Collection of Printed Tights
Hanes Hosiery Unveils Pure Bliss™ Legwear
Charnos Introduces Hosiery with LYCRA® XCEPTIONELLE Technology
Nike Unveils Sculpt Tights for Women
Kentwool Launches ‘The Graduate', a Compression Sock for Golfers
Darn Tough Vermont Expands Hike/Trek Sock Lineup
Chyor Unveils Summer Tights
SOXIETY.com Introduces IN SOCKS WE TRUST Socks Range
D.LO Unveils New Sock Collection
Jockey International Launches JOCKEY® Bra
Divine Dzion Roll Out "I Got This" Diva Line Hosiery Range
Glenmuir Rolls Out Bamboo Sport Socks Collection
Nike to Introduce PRO LOCO4EVA Tights
Legwear International Introduces Couture Future 10 Denier Tights for Men
UNIQLO Launches AlRism Range of Functional Undergarments
Pamela Mann Hosiery Unveils Moulin Rouge Apparel Line with Luxury Tights
Charnos Hosiery Rolls Out New Support Hosiery Ranges
Swiftwick Launches Cut-Resistant Hockey Socks
Cette Madison Launches Plus Size Tights for Women in the UK
Nester Hosiery and Pale Morning Media to Launch Farm to Feet Brand
VienneMilano Unveils Exquisite Stocking Collection
Arthur George Unveils New Sock Range for Men
L'eggs Hosiery Unveils Silken Mist Ultra Sheer Hosiery
Falke Introduces ‘Perfect Skin Colors' Range of Sheer Tights
Adidas Unveils GO CATCH YOUR DREAMS Socks
Cette
Artemis Unveils Size Plus Hosiery
Hyosung to Launch Creora Dyeable Elastane Fiber
Bare Necessities Unveils BarePlus
Pamela Mann Unveils Plus Size Hosiery
Charnos Hosiery to Unveil Line of Control Tights
Vans Unveils Vans Classic Snow Socks for Women and Men
Darn Tough Vermont Launches All-New Light Cushion Run/Bike Sock
Swiftwick Unveils Ultra-Thin Pulse Socks
LittleMissMatched Launches Fabulitz
Fab Fit Pantyhose Introduces Range of Opaque Tights
Fullbeauty Introduces Plus Size Swimwear Collection for Women
Dahlgren Footwear Unveils Fall/Winter 2012-13 Collection
Solo Licensing Unveils Skechers Fitness Socks Range
USA DAWGS Unveils Snappy Socks
American Diabetes Wholesale Introduces Dr. Scholl's® Range of Diabetes and Circulatory Health Socks
BrightLife Direct Introduces Jobst soSoft Compression Stockings
Zonac Knitting Machines Introduces Bonjour Products in India
Lupo Introduces Tights Collection for Women
Rejuva Health® Unveils Sheer & Soft Range of Products from Medi
Activa Healthcare Rolls Out Leg Ulcer Hosiery Kit

5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY
HanesBrands Consolidates its Leading Position through Acquisition of DBApparel and Maidenform
HanesBrands to Expand Production Capacity of Clarksville Hosiery Facility
Perry Ellis Inks Licensing Agreement with Delta Galil Industries
Cabot Hosiery to Expand Production Capacity of Northfield Unit
RB to Shut Down its Redruth Hosiery Unit
Nilit Takes Over Invista’s Brazilian Nylon Facility
Sarasvi Exports Takes Over DBApparel’s Isabella based in Sri Lanka
Hawick’s House of Cheviot Hosiery Designs Socks for the Scottish Athletic Team at the Commonwealth Games
HanesBrands Plans to Take Over DBApparel
Gildan Activewear Takes Over Doris
Jockey International Enters into Licensing Agreement with Intradeco
Guardian Capital Partners Takes Over McCubbin Hosiery
PVH Signs Licensing Agreement with McGregor Industries and American Essentials
Vienne Milano and Daily Grommet Ink Pact
Itochu Takes Over Quantum Clothing Group
Perry Ellis Inks Manufacturing and Distribution Agreements with Original Penguin
Sperry Top-Sider Inks Agreement to Expand
Kenneth Cole Enters into Clothing License Deal with Delta Galil
Calvin Klein Announces Plans to Annul Agreements with Warnaco
Kensie KMJ Inks Licensing Deal with PS Brands
Tefron and Cifra Ink Strategic Cooperation Agreement
X-Technology Swiss R&D and Tefron Ink Distribution Agreement
EcoSox®/BBS Hosiery Enters into Distribution Partnership with Rehabmart.com
Quick-Med Technologies Inks Patent and Technology License Agreement with Doris
Sun Capital Announces Sale of DB Apparel

6. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS
CSP International SpA (Italy)
Golden Lady SpA (Italy)
Kayser-Roth Corporation (US)
Gildan Activewear Inc. (Canada)
Gold Toe-Moretz, LLC (US)
Hanesbrands, Inc. (US)
Iconix Brand Group, Inc. (US)
L Brands (US)
LVMH (France)
Donna Karan International (US)
Sculptz, Inc. (US)
Trerè Innovation s.r.l. (Italy)
Wolford AG (Austria)

7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE
Volume Analytics
Table 14: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Hosiery by Geographic Region
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Million Pairs for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 15: World Historic Review for Hosiery by Geographic Region
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Million Pairs for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 16: World 14-Year Perspective for Hosiery by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Unit Sales by Product Segments
Table 17: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Socks by Geographic Region
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Million Pairs for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 18: World Historic Review for Socks by Geographic Region
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Million Pairs for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 19: World 14-Year Perspective for Socks by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 20: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Sheer Hosiery by Geographic Region
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Million Pairs for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 21: World Historic Review for Sheer Hosiery by Geographic Region
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Million Pairs for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 22: World 14-Year Perspective for Sheer Hosiery by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 23: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Tights/Opaques by Geographic Region
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Million Pairs for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 24: World Historic Review for Tights/ Opaques by Geographic Region
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Million Pairs for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 25: World 14-Year Perspective for Tights/ Opaques by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Value Analytics
Table 26: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Hosiery by Geographic Region
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 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 27: World Historic Review for Hosiery by Geographic Region
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 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 28: World 14-Year Perspective for Hosiery by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Value Sales by Product Segments
Table 29: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Socks by Geographic Region
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 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 30: World Historic Review for Socks by Geographic Region
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 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 31: World 14-Year Perspective for Socks by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 32: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Sheer Hosiery by Geographic Region
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 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 33: World Historic Review for Sheer Hosiery by Geographic Region
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 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 34: World 14-Year Perspective for Sheer Hosiery by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 35: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Tights/Opaques by Geographic Region
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 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 36: World Historic Review for Tights/Opaques by Geographic Region
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 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 37: World 14-Year Perspective for Tights/ Opaques by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES
A.Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
US Hosiery Retail Trends in a Nutshell
Hosiery Market in a Transition Phase
Innovation: A Strategy to Stimulate Sales
Manufacturers Adopt Advanced Manufacturing Techniques
Hosiery Makers Cut Costs by Shifting to Low-Cost Production Centers
Consumers Look for Better Value in their Hosiery Purchases
Sheer Panty Hoses in the Lime Light Yet Again
Colors and Patterns: The In-thing
Tights & Leggings Gain Popularity
Athletes Prefer Cotton Socks for Extra Comfort
Top Preferences for Athletic Socks in the US
Features Ranked in the Order of Relative Importance on a Scale of 1-10 with 1 being the Most Important and 10 the Least Important
Maternity Hosiery: An Evolving Niche
Focus on Ethnic Population
A Plus Size Revolution Brewing in the US
Consolidation Activity Gains Momentum
Challenges Confronting Smaller Hosiery Mills in the US
Leading Companies, Brands, and Distribution Channels by Product Types:
Table 38: Leading Tights Brands in the US (2014): Percentage Share Breakdown for Danskin Now, Garanimals, Hanes, June & Daisy, L'eggs, Love Your Assets, NoNonsense, PrivateLabel, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 39: Leading Socks Companies in the US (2014): Percentage Share Breakdown for Basketball Marketing, Carters, DanskinNow, Gildan Activewear/Gildan Service, Gold Toe Mortez, HanesBrands, Kayser-Roth, Neuville Industries, Private Label, Renfro, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 40: Leading Socks Brands in the US (2014): Percentage Share Breakdown for And 1, Burlington Comfort Power, Danskin Now, Fruit of the Loom, Fruit of the Loom Tuff N Comfy, Gold Toe, Hanes, HanesPremium, NoNonsense, Private Label, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 41: Leading Men's Athletic Socks Companies in the US (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown for Adidas, Nike, Private Label, SmartWool, Under Armour, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 42: Athletic Socks Styles in the US by Socks Type (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown for Ankle Socks; Cuff/Crew Socks; Knee-high/Over the Calf/Tube Socks; Low-cut/ Footie Socks; and No-show/Foot Liner Socks (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 43: Leading Basketball Crew Socks Companies in the US (2014): Percentage Share Breakdown for Jordan, Nike, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 44: Women’s Hosiery Purchases in the US by Age Group (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales for 13-17 Years; 18-24; 25-34; 35-44; 45-54; 55 and Above Years (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 45: Leading Players in the US Panty Hose/Nylon Market (2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Sales for 3M, Accessory Exchange, Dons International, Hanesbrands, Highland Mills, Kayser-Roth Corp., Kmart, Private Label, Smith Hosiery, Spanx, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 46: Leading Pantyhose\Nylon Brands in the US (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Sales for L'eggs Sheer Energy, No Nonsense, Hanes, L'eggs Silken Mist, Everyday by L'eggs, On the Go, No Nonsense Great Shapes Figure Enhancement, No Nonsense Essential Basics, Just My Size, Private Label and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 47: Hosiery Sales in the US by Retail Channel (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown for Department Stores, Mass Merchandisers, National Chains, Specialty Stores, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 48: Men’s Hosiery Market in the US by Distribution Channel (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown for Mass Merchandisers, National Chains, Specialty Stores, Department Stores, Off Price Chains, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 49: Women’s Hosiery Market in the US by Retail Channel (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown for Mass Merchandisers, Specialty Stores, Off-Price/Factory Outlets/Warehouse Clubs, Department Stores, National Chains and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 50: Departmental Store Sales of Women Hosiery in the US by Category (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales for Pantyhose, Socks, Stockings, Tights, and Trouser Socks (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 51: Price Bands for Women’s Hosiery in the US (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales for Less than US$2.0; US$2.0 and US$4.99; US$5.0 and US$7.99; US$6.0 and US$10.99; US$11 and US$13.99; and More than US$14 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 52: Innerwear Market in the US by Product Category (2014): Percentage Share Breakdown for Bras, Hosiery, Kid's Underwear, Men's Underwear, Panties, and Socks (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 53: Innerwear and Underwear Market in the US by Segment (2014): Percentage Share Breakdown for Bras, Hosiery, Kid's Underwear, Men's Underwear, Panties, Shapewear and Socks (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Knitted Hosiery: US Trade Statistics
Table 54: US Exports of Knitted Hosiery (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Exports by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 55: US Imports of Knitted Hosiery (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Imports by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Product Innovations/Launches
Strategic Corporate Developments
Select Key Players
B.Market Analytics
Volume Analytics
Table 56: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Million Pairs for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 57: US Historic Review for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Million Pairs for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 58: US 14-Year Perspective for Hosiery by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/ Opaques Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Value Analytics
Table 59: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 60: US Historic Review for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 61: US 14-Year Perspective for Hosiery by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. CANADA
A.Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Time for Domestic Players to Pull up Socks
Knitted Hosiery: Trade Scenario
Table 62: Canadian Exports of Knitted Hosiery (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Exports by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 63: Canadian Imports of Knitted Hosiery (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Imports by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Strategic Corporate Development
Gildan Activewear Inc
A Key Player
B.Market Analytics
Volume Analytics
Table 64: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Million Pairs for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 65: Canadian Historic Review for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Million Pairs for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 66: Canadian 14-Year Perspective for Hosiery by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Value Analytics
Table 67: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 68: Canadian Historic Review for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 69: Canadian 14-Year Perspective for Hosiery by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. JAPAN
A.Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Market Overview
Trade Scenario
Product Launch
Select Key Players
B.Market Analytics
Volume Analytics
Table 70: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Million Pairs for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 71: Japanese Historic Review for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Million Pairs for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 72: Japanese 14-Year Perspective for Hosiery by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Value Analytics
Table 73: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 74: Japanese Historic Review for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 75: Japanese 14-Year Perspective for Hosiery by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4. EUROPE
A.Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Europe: Largest Hosiery Market Worldwide
Performance Yarns Find Favor among Manufacturers
B.Market Analytics
Volume Sales by Geographic Region
Table 76: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Hosiery by Geographic Region
France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Million Pairs for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 77: European Historic Review for Hosiery by Geographic Region
France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Million Pairs for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 78: European 14-Year Perspective for Hosiery by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
By Product Segment
Table 79: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/ Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Million Pairs for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 80: European Historic Review for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Million Pairs for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 81: European 14-Year Perspective for Hosiery by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Value Sales by Geographic Region
Table 82: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Hosiery by Geographic Region
France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 83: European Historic Review for Hosiery by Geographic Region
France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 84: European 14-Year Perspective for Hosiery by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
By Product Segment
Table 85: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/ Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 86: European Historic Review for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 87: European 14-Year Perspective for Hosiery by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4a. FRANCE
A.Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
A Highly Fragmented Market
Key Statistics
Table 88: French Bodywear Market by Category (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production (in Value) for Hosiery, Foundations, T-Shirts, Swimwear, Underwear for Women/ Girls, Nightwear & Homewear, and Underwear for Men/Boys (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
LVMH
A Leading French Player
B.Market Analytics
Volume Analytics
Table 89: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Million Pairs for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 90: French Historic Review for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Million Pairs for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 91: French 14-Year Perspective for Hosiery by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Value Analytics
Table 92: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/ Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 93: French Historic Review for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 94: French 14-Year Perspective for Hosiery by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4b. GERMANY
A.Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Key Statistics
Table 95: German Women’s Wear Market (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales by Category (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 96: German Men’s Wear Market (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales by Category (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Product Launches
B.Market Analytics
Volume Analytics
Table 97: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Million Pairs for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 98: German Historic Review for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Million Pairs for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 99: German 14-Year Perspective for Hosiery by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Value Analytics
Table 100: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 101: German Historic Review for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 102: German 14-Year Perspective for Hosiery by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4c. ITALY
A.Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Italian Hosiery Market Witness Several Challenges
Manufacturers Increase Focus on Quality
Trade Statistics
Table 103: Italian Exports of Tights, Stockings, Pantyhose and Other Knitted & Crocheted Hosiery (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Value Exports by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 104: Italian Imports of Tights, Stockings, Pantyhose and Other Knitted & Crocheted Hosiery (2012): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Imports by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Product Introductions/Innovations
Select Key Players
B.Market Analytics
Volume Analytics
Table 105: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Million Pairs for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 106: Italian Historic Review for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Million Pairs for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 107: Italian 14-Year Perspective for Hosiery by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Value Analytics
Table 108: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/ Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 109: Italian Historic Review for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 110: Italian 14-Year Perspective for Hosiery by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM
A.Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Market Snippets
Hosiery Market: An Overview
Tights for Plus Size, Curvy Women to Revolutionize Hosiery Market
Product Developments to Foster Market Growth
Innovations in Packaging: Strategy to Attract Potential Customers
Product Innovations/Launches
Strategic Corporate Developments
Pretty Polly
A Uk Key Player
B.Market Analytics
Volume Analytics
Table 111: UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Million Pairs for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 112: UK Historic Review for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Million Pairs for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 113: UK 14-Year Perspective for Hosiery by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Value Analytics
Table 114: UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 115: UK Historic Review for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 116: UK 14-Year Perspective for Hosiery by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/ Opaques Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4e. SPAIN
A.Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Key Statistics
Table 117: Spanish Bodywear Market by Category (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production (in Value) for T-shirts, Foundations, Hosiery, Swimwear, Underwear for Women/ Girls, Underwear for Men/Boys and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
B.Market Analytics
Volume Analytics
Table 118: Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Million Pairs for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 119: Spanish Historic Review for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Million Pairs for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 120: Spanish 14-Year Perspective for Hosiery by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Value Analytics
Table 121: Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 122: Spanish Historic Review for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 123: Spanish 14-Year Perspective for Hosiery by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4f. RUSSIA
A.Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Hosiery Market Overview
Domestic Hosiery Production Accelerates, Imports Decline Gradually
Ever-Changing Consumer Behavior towards Fashion and Purchases
Online Hosiery Retail Booming
B.Market Analytics
Volume Analytics
Table 124: Russian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Million Pairs for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 125: Russian Historic Review for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Million Pairs for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 126: Russian 14-Year Perspective for Hosiery by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Value Analytics
Table 127: Russian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 128: Russian Historic Review for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 129: Russian 14-Year Perspective for Hosiery by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4g. REST OF EUROPE
A.Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Overview of Select Regional Markets
Turkey
Poland
Trade Statistics in the Netherlands
Table 130: Netherlands Imports of Tights, Stockings, Pantyhose and other Knitted and Crocheted Hosiery (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Value Imports by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 131: Netherlands Exports of Tights, Stockings, Pantyhose and other Knitted and Crocheted Hosiery (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Value Exports by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Product Introductions
Wolford Ag (Austria)
A Key Player
B.Market Analytics
Volume Analytics
Table 132: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/ Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Million Pairs for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 133: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Million Pairs for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 134: Rest of Europe 14-Year Perspective for Hosiery by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Value Analytics
Table 135: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/ Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 136: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 137: Rest of Europe 14-Year Perspective for Hosiery by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5. ASIA-PACIFIC
A.Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Asian Countries Continue to Drive Market Growth
India & China: Countries with Young Population Offers Significant Growth Opportunities
Table 138: Ten Largest Populated Countries Worldwide (July 2013): Total Population (in Millions) by Age Group 0-14 Years, 15-44 Years, 45-64 Years, and 65+ Years for China, India, USA, Indonesia, Brazil, Pakistan, Nigeria, Bangladesh, Russia and Japan (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 139: Ten Largest Populated Countries Worldwide (July 2013): Percentage Population by Age Group 0-14 Years, 15-44 Years, 45-64 Years, and 65+ Years for China, India, USA, Indonesia, Brazil, Pakistan, Nigeria, Bangladesh, Russia and Japan (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Rising Standards of Living Spur Market Growth in Asian Countries
Table 140: Evolution of GDP Per Capita for Major Countries (in Dollars PPP): Percentage Variation from 2000 to 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
B.Market Analytics
Volume Sales by Geographic Region
Table 141: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Hosiery by Geographic Region
China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Million Pairs for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 142: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Hosiery by Geographic Region
China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Million Pairs for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 143: Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective for Hosiery by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
By Product Segment
Table 144: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/ Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Million Pairs for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 145: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Million Pairs for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 146: Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective for Hosiery by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Value Sales by Geographic Region
Table 147: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Hosiery by Geographic Region
China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 148: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Hosiery by Geographic Region
China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 149: Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective for Hosiery by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
By Product Segment
Table 150: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/ Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 151: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 152: Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective for Hosiery by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
5a. CHINA
A.Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
A Leading Manufacturing Hub
Women Drive Demand for Hosiery Products
Men’s Tights or Mantyhose: A Niche Segment in the Chinese Hosiery Market
B.Market Analytics
Volume Analytics
Table 153: Chinese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Million Pairs for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 154: Chinese Historic Review for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Million Pairs for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 155: Chinese 14-Year Perspective for Hosiery by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Value Analytics
Table 156: Chinese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 157: Chinese Historic Review for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 158: Chinese 14-Year Perspective for Hosiery by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
5b. INDIA
A.Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Role of Hosiery in the Indian Textile Sector
Excise Duty Exemption for Readymade Garments to Augur Well for Hosiery Market
Longer Winters Advantageous to Hosiery Manufacturers
Chinese Smuggled Goods and Declines in Export Orders Daunt Indian Hosiery Makers
High Yarn Prices Hurting Profitability of Hosiery Manufacturers in the Country
Labor Shortage & Rising Costs Hit Hosiery Industry
‘Advantage’ Raw Material
Key Findings:
Table 159: Indian Textile Production by Sector (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Volume for Handlooms, Hosiery, Mills, Powerlooms, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 160: Indian Innerwear Market by Category (2014E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales for Leisure Wear, Men's Innerwear, Swimwear, and Women's Innerwear (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 161: Men's Innerwear Market in India by Price Segment (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales for Economy, Mid-price, Premium, Super Premium (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Product Innovations/Launches
B.Market Analytics
Volume Analytics
Table 162: Indian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Million Pairs for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 163: Indian Historic Review for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Million Pairs for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 164: Indian 14-Year Perspective for Hosiery by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Value Analytics
Table 165: Indian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 166: Indian Historic Review for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 167: Indian 14-Year Perspective for Hosiery by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
5c. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC
A.Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Review of Select Regional Markets
Australia
Bangladesh
South Korea
Taiwan
Taiwan: Hosiery Market Gets Major Uplift
Strategic Corporate Development
Product Innovations/Launches
B.Market Analytics
Volume Analytics
Table 168: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Million Pairs for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 169: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Million Pairs for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 170: Rest of Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective for Hosiery by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Value Analytics
Table 171: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 172: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 173: Rest of Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective for Hosiery by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6. LATIN AMERICA
A.Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Mexico: Online Channel Grows at Moderate Pace in Hosiery Market
Strategic Corporate Developments
B.Market Analytics
Volume Sales by Geographic Region
Table 174: Latin American Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Hosiery by Geographic Region
Brazil and Rest of Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Million Pairs for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 175: Latin American Historic Review for Hosiery by Geographic Region
Brazil and Rest of Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Million Pairs for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 176: Latin American 14-Year Perspective for Hosiery by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Brazil and Rest of Latin America Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
By Product Segment
Table 177: Latin American Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Million Pairs for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 178: Latin American Historic Review for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Million Pairs for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 179: Latin American 14-Year Perspective for Hosiery by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Value Sales by Geographic Region
Table 180: Latin American Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Hosiery by Geographic Region
Brazil and Rest of Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 181: Latin American Historic Review for Hosiery by Geographic Region
Brazil and Rest of Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 182: Latin American 14-Year Perspective for Hosiery by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Brazil and Rest of Latin America Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
By Product Segment
Table 183: Latin American Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 184: Latin American Historic Review for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 185: Latin American 14-Year Perspective for Hosiery by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
6a. BRAZIL
A.Market Analysis
Market Overview
Strategic Corporate Development
B.Market Analytics
Volume Analytics
Table 186: Brazilian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Million Pairs for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 187: Brazilian Historic Review for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Million Pairs for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 188: Brazilian 14-Year Perspective for Hosiery by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Value Analytics
Table 189: Brazilian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/ Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 190: Brazilian Historic Review for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 191: Brazilian 14-Year Perspective for Hosiery by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
6b. REST OF LATIN AMERICA
A.Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
B.Market Analytics
Volume Analytics
Table 192: Rest of Latin America Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Million Pairs for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 193: Rest of Latin America Historic Review for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Million Pairs for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 194: Rest of Latin America 14-Year Perspective for Hosiery by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Value Analytics
Table 195: Rest of Latin America Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 196: Rest of Latin America Historic Review for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 197: Rest of Latin America 14-Year Perspective for Hosiery by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

7. REST OF WORLD
A.Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Saudi Arabian Hosiery Market: An Overview
B.Market Analytics
Volume Analytics
Table 198: Rest of World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/ Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Million Pairs for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 199: Rest of World Historic Review for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Million Pairs for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 200: Rest of World 14-Year Perspective for Hosiery by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 201: Rest of World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/ Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 202: Rest of World Historic Review for Hosiery by Product Segment
Socks, Sheer hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 203: Rest of World 14-Year Perspective for Hosiery by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Socks, Sheer Hosiery and Tights/Opaques Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 226 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries 231)

The United States (74)
Canada (3)
Japan (7)
Europe (116)
- France (9)
- Germany (12)
- The United Kingdom (26)
- Italy (45)
- Spain (8)
- Rest of Europe (16)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (26)
Latin America (3)
Middle East (2)

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