+353-1-416-8900REST OF WORLD
+44-20-3973-8888REST OF WORLD
1-917-300-0470EAST COAST U.S
1-800-526-8630U.S. (TOLL FREE)

PRINTER FRIENDLY

Knitwear Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2018-2026

  • ID: 4851875
  • Report
  • October 2018
  • Region: Global
  • 265 pages
  • Transparency Market Research
1 of 2

Enquire about COVID-19 updates for this product.

Enquire Now

Global Knitwear Market: Overview

This report on the global knitwear market provides analysis for the period 2016–2026, wherein 2017 is the base year and the period from 2018 till 2026 is the forecast period. Data for 2016 has been included as historical information. The report covers market dynamics including drivers, restraints, opportunities, trends, and technology advancements that are expected to influence the expansion of the global knitwear market during the said period. The study provides a comprehensive analysis on market growth throughout the above forecast period in terms of value estimates (US$ Mn) and volume estimates (Million Units) across different geographies.

Global Knitwear Market: Trends and Opportunities

Across the globe there is a rise in demand for knitwear products due to increasing adoption of e-commerce. Globally, there has been an increase in online sales of knitwear products, which are part of the fashion and apparel industry. The e-commerce business of the global fashion and apparel industry is expected to increase from US$ 408 Billion in 2017 to over US$ 706 Bn in 2022, rising at a CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) of 11.6%. The sale of knitwear products through the online channel is increasing due to increasing penetration of online knitwear sale in emerging economies such as Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa (BRICS). Moreover, along with increase in online sales, increase in penetration of smartphones across emerging economies, rise in middle class population with increasing discretionary income, and innovative and advanced e-commerce technologies are driving the demand for knitwear products. It is observed that rise in online knitwear sales are increasing also due to increase in average revenue per user (ARPU) in e-commerce knitwear products compared to ARPU of offline knitwear product sale. The ARPU of e-commerce clothing market is expected to increase from US$ 270 in 2018 to US$ 301 in 2022. Knitwear products are a major segment of the fashion industry. The e-commerce in fashion industry in the U.S. and Europe are expected to expand at a CAGR of 8.8% and 8.7% between 2017 and 2022 respectively; on the other hand, e-commerce in fashion industry in China is expected to grow in double digits at a CAGR of 14.1% between 2017 and 2022. Thus, rising penetration of e-commerce in knitwear sales is boosting the market size of knitwear products across the world.

Global Knitwear Market: Key Segments

The study provides a decisive view of the global knitwear market by segmenting it in terms of product type, material type, application, consumer group, and distribution channel. In terms of product type, knitwear are classified into innerwear, t-shirts & shirts, sweaters & jackets, sweatshirts & hoodies, shorts & trousers, evening dresses, suits & leggings, and accessories. Based on material type, the market is classified into natural, synthetic, and blended. On the basis of application, the market is segmented into outerwear, innerwear, sportswear and others. Based on consumer group, the market is segmented into men, women, and kids. Further on the basis of distribution channel, the market is segmented into online and offline.

The analysis of the above segments is based on present and forecasted global demand for knitwear products and prevailing and future trends in the global knitwear market. We have analyzed the present and estimated regional market size of knitwear products across North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and South America. The regional knitwear market size is further broken down into country level markets in the following countries: the U.S., Canada, the U.K., Germany, Italy, France, China, India, Japan, GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council), South Africa, and Brazil.

Global Knitwear Market: Competitive Landscape

The report includes a detailed analysis of the global knitwear market, SWOT (Strength, Weakness, Opportunity, and Threat) analysis of the market, Porter’s Five Force analysis of the market, ecosystem analysis, key macroeconomic indicators influencing the market and raw material analysis of the knitwear industry. The global knitwear industry ecosystem analysis includes value chain analysis of the global knitwear industry including natural, blended, and synthetic fabric suppliers, textile companies spinning the knitwear fabric, knitwear manufacturers, knitwear products distribution and export channels, and various retail outlets including departmental stores, specialty stores, discount chains, and mass merchandise chains among others. The study also includes market attractiveness analysis in terms of product type, material type, application, consumer group, distribution channel, and country. The market attractiveness analysis is analyzed on the basis of CAGR of growth rate, market share, incremental opportunity, and general market attractiveness. 

The report highlights major companies operating in the global knitwear market including Adidas AG, Gap Inc., Gildan Activewear Inc., Hackett Ltd, Abercrombie & Fitch Co., Loro Piana S.P.A., Marks and Spencer Group plc, Nike Inc., Puma SE, Ralph Lauren Corporation, Lactose, The Nautical Company (UK) Ltd., Fast Retailing Co., Ltd., Victoria’s Secret, and YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP.

These market players have been profiled in terms of attributes such as description of the company, financials (if available in the public domain),and products, key strategies to increase market share, and recent developments and strategies adopted to increase their market share in the knitwear market.

The global knitwear market is segmented as below:

Global Knitwear Market, by Product Type

  • Innerwear
  • T-Shirts & Shirts
  • Sweaters & Jackets
  • Sweatshirts & Hoodies
  • Shorts & Trousers
  • Evening Dresses, Suits, & Leggings
  • Accessories

Global Knitwear Market, by Material Type

  • Natural
  • Synthetic
  • Blended

Global Knitwear Market, by Application

  • Outerwear
  • Innerwear
  • Sportswear
  • Others

Global Knitwear Market, by Consumer Group

  • Men
  • Women
  • Kids

Global Knitwear Market, by Distribution Channel

  • Online
  • Offline

Global Knitwear Market, by Geography

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
    • Rest of North America
  • Europe
    • U.K.
    • Germany
    • Italy
    • France
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Middle East & Africa (MEA)
    • GCC
    • South Africa
    • Rest of MEA
  • South America
    • Brazil
    • Rest of South America
Note: Product cover images may vary from those shown
2 of 2
1. Preface
1.1. Report Scope and Market Segmentation
1.2. Research Highlights and Acronyms Used

2. Assumptions and Research Methodology

3. Executive Summary: Global Knitwear Market

4. Market Overview
4.1. Knitwear Market Overview
4.2. Market Dynamics
4.2.1. Drivers
4.2.2. Restraints
4.2.3. Opportunities
4.3. Industry SWOT Analysis
4.4. Industry Porter’s Analysis
4.5. Ecosystem Analysis
4.6. Key Trends Analysis
4.7. Key Market Indicators
4.8. Raw Material Industry
4.9. Global Knitwear Market Analysis and Forecast, 2016 - 2026
4.9.1. Market Value Projections (US$ Mn)
4.9.2. Market Volume Projections (Million Units)
4.10. Key Findings - Global

5. Global Knitwear Market Analysis and Forecast, by Product Type
5.1. Global Key Findings - Product Type
5.2. Definitions
5.3. Knitwear Market Size (Million Units) (US$ Mn), by Product Type, 2016 - 2026
5.3.1. Innerwear
5.3.2. T-Shirts & Shirts
5.3.3. Sweaters & Jackets
5.3.4. Sweatshirts & Hoodies
5.3.5. Shorts & Trousers
5.3.6. Evening Dresses, Suits, & Leggings
5.3.7. Accessories
5.4. Incremental Opportunity, by Product Type

6. Global Knitwear Market Analysis and Forecast, by Material Type
6.1. Global Key Findings - Material Type
6.2. Definitions
6.3. Knitwear Market Size (Million Units) (US$ Mn), by Material Type, 2016 - 2026
6.3.1. Natural
6.3.2. Synthetic
6.3.3. Blended
6.4. Incremental Opportunity, by Material Type

7. Global Knitwear Market Analysis and Forecast, by Application
7.1. Global Key Findings - Application
7.2. Definitions
7.3. Knitwear Market Size (Million Units) (US$ Mn), by Application, 2016 - 2026
7.3.1. Outerwear
7.3.2. Innerwear
7.3.3. Sportswear
7.3.4. Others
7.4. Incremental Opportunity, by Application

8. Global Knitwear Market Analysis and Forecast, by Consumer Group
8.1. Global Key Findings - Consumer Group
8.2. Definitions
8.3. Knitwear Market Size (Million Units) (US$ Mn), by Consumer Group, 2016 - 2026
8.3.1. Men
8.3.2. Women
8.3.3. Kids
8.4. Incremental Opportunity, by Consumer Group

9. Global Knitwear Market Analysis and Forecast, by Distribution Channel
9.1. Global Key Findings - Distribution Channel
9.2. Definitions
9.3. Knitwear Market Size (Million Units) (US$ Mn), by Distribution Channel, 2016 - 2026
9.3.1. Online
9.3.2. Offline
9.4. Incremental Opportunity, by Distribution Channel

10. Global Knitwear Market Analysis and Forecast, by Region
10.1. Global Key Findings - Region
10.2. Global Knitwear Market Size (Million Units) (US$ Mn), by Region, 2016 - 2026
10.2.1. North America
10.2.2. Europe
10.2.3. Asia Pacific
10.2.4. Middle East & Africa
10.2.5. South America

11. North America Knitwear Market Analysis and Forecast
11.1. Key Findings - North America
11.2. Regional Snapshot - North America
11.3. Key Trends for North America
11.4. Price Trend Analysis
11.4.1. Weighted Average Selling Price (US$)
11.4.2. Price Trend (2016 - 2026)
11.5. Knitwear Market Size (Million Units) (US$ Mn), by Product Type, 2016 - 2026
11.5.1. Innerwear
11.5.2. T-Shirts & Shirts
11.5.3. Sweaters & Jackets
11.5.4. Sweatshirts & Hoodies
11.5.5. Shorts & Trousers
11.5.6. Evening Dresses, Suits, & Leggings
11.5.7. Accessories
11.6. Knitwear Market Size (Million Units) (US$ Mn), by Material Type, 2016 - 2026
11.6.1. Natural
11.6.2. Synthetic
11.6.3. Blended
11.7. Knitwear Market Size (Million Units) (US$ Mn), by Application, 2016 - 2026
11.7.1. Outerwear
11.7.2. Innerwear
11.7.3. Sportswear
11.7.4. Others
11.8. Knitwear Market Size (Million Units) (US$ Mn), by Consumer Group, 2016 - 2026
11.8.1. Men
11.8.2. Women
11.8.3. Kids
11.9. Knitwear Market Size (Million Units) (US$ Mn), by Distribution Channel, 2016 - 2026
11.9.1. Online
11.9.2. Offline
11.10. Knitwear Market Size (Million Units) (US$ Mn), by Country, 2016 - 2026
11.10.1. U.S.
11.10.2. Canada
11.10.3. Rest of North America
11.11. Incremental Opportunity Analysis
11.11.1. By Product Type
11.11.2. By Material Type
11.11.3. By Application
11.11.4. By Consumer Group
11.11.5. By Distribution Channel
11.11.6. By Country

12. Europe Knitwear Market Analysis and Forecast
12.1. Key Findings - Europe
12.2. Regional Snapshot - Europe
12.3. Key Trends for Europe
12.4. Price Trend Analysis
12.4.1. Weighted Average Selling Price (US$)
12.4.2. Price Trend (2016 - 2026)
12.5. Knitwear Market Size (Million Units) (US$ Mn), by Product Type, 2016 - 2026
12.5.1. Innerwear
12.5.2. T-Shirts & Shirts
12.5.3. Sweaters & Jackets
12.5.4. Sweatshirts & Hoodies
12.5.5. Shorts & Trousers
12.5.6. Evening Dresses, Suits, & Leggings
12.5.7. Accessories
12.6. Knitwear Market Size (Million Units) (US$ Mn), by Material Type, 2016 - 2026
12.6.1. Natural
12.6.2. Synthetic
12.6.3. Blended
12.7. Knitwear Market Size (Million Units) (US$ Mn), by Application, 2016 - 2026
12.7.1. Outerwear
12.7.2. Innerwear
12.7.3. Sportswear
12.7.4. Others
12.8. Knitwear Market Size (Million Units) (US$ Mn), by Consumer Group, 2016 - 2026
12.8.1. Men
12.8.2. Women
12.8.3. Kids
12.9. Knitwear Market Size (Million Units) (US$ Mn), by Distribution Channel, 2016 - 2026
12.9.1. Online
12.9.2. Offline
12.10. Europe Knitwear Market Size (Million Units) (US$ Mn), by Country, 2016 - 2026
12.10.1. U.K.
12.10.2. Germany
12.10.3. Italy
12.10.4. France
12.10.5. Rest of Europe
12.11. Europe Incremental Opportunity Analysis
12.11.1. By Product Type
12.11.2. By Material Type
12.11.3. By Application
12.11.4. By Consumer Group
12.11.5. By Distribution Channel
12.11.6. By Country

13. Asia Pacific Knitwear Market Analysis and Forecast
13.1. Key Findings - Asia Pacific
13.2. Regional Snapshot - Asia Pacific
13.3. Key Trends for Asia Pacific
13.4. Price Trend Analysis
13.4.1. Weighted Average Selling Price (US$)
13.4.2. Price Trend (2016 - 2026)
13.5. Knitwear Market Size (Million Units) (US$ Mn), by Product Type, 2016 - 2026
13.5.1. Innerwear
13.5.2. T-Shirts & Shirts
13.5.3. Sweaters & Jackets
13.5.4. Sweatshirts & Hoodies
13.5.5. Shorts & Trousers
13.5.6. Evening Dresses, Suits, & Leggings
13.5.7. Accessories
13.6. Knitwear Market Size (Million Units) (US$ Mn), by Material Type, 2016 - 2026
13.6.1. Natural
13.6.2. Synthetic
13.6.3. Blended
13.7. Knitwear Market Size (Million Units) (US$ Mn), by Application, 2016 - 2026
13.7.1. Outerwear
13.7.2. Innerwear
13.7.3. Sportswear
13.7.4. Others
13.8. Knitwear Market Size (Million Units) (US$ Mn), by Consumer Group, 2016 - 2026
13.8.1. Men
13.8.2. Women
13.8.3. Kids
13.9. Knitwear Market Size (Million Units) (US$ Mn), by Distribution Channel, 2016 - 2026
13.9.1. Online
13.9.2. Offline
13.10. Asia Pacific Knitwear Market Size (Million Units) (US$ Mn), by Country, 2016 - 2026
13.10.1. China
13.10.2. India
13.10.3. Japan
13.10.4. Rest of Asia Pacific
13.11. Asia Pacific Incremental Opportunity Analysis
13.11.1. By Product Type
13.11.2. By Material Type
13.11.3. By Application
13.11.4. By Consumer Group
13.11.5. By Distribution Channel
13.11.6. By Country

14. Middle East & Africa Knitwear Market Analysis and Forecast
14.1. Key Findings - MEA
14.2. Regional Snapshot - MEA
14.3. Key Trends for MEA
14.4. Price Trend Analysis
14.4.1. Weighted Average Selling Price (US$)
14.4.2. Price Trend (2016 - 2026)
14.5. Knitwear Market Size (Million Units) (US$ Mn), by Product Type, 2016 - 2026
14.5.1. Innerwear
14.5.2. T-Shirts & Shirts
14.5.3. Sweaters & Jackets
14.5.4. Sweatshirts & Hoodies
14.5.5. Shorts & Trousers
14.5.6. Evening Dresses, Suits, & Leggings
14.5.7. Accessories
14.6. Knitwear Market Size (Million Units) (US$ Mn), by Material Type, 2016 - 2026
14.6.1. Natural
14.6.2. Synthetic
14.6.3. Blended
14.7. Knitwear Market Size (Million Units) (US$ Mn), by Application, 2016 - 2026
14.7.1. Outerwear
14.7.2. Innerwear
14.7.3. Sportswear
14.7.4. Others
14.8. Knitwear Market Size (Million Units) (US$ Mn), by Consumer Group, 2016 - 2026
14.8.1. Men
14.8.2. Women
14.8.3. Kids
14.9. Knitwear Market Size (Million Units) (US$ Mn), by Distribution Channel, 2016 - 2026
14.9.1. Online
14.9.2. Offline
14.10. Middle East & Africa Knitwear Market Size (Million Units) (US$ Mn), by Country, 2016 - 2026
14.10.1. GCC
14.10.2. South Africa
14.10.3. Rest of Middle East & Africa
14.11. Middle East & Africa Incremental Opportunity Analysis
14.11.1. By Product Type
14.11.2. By Material Type
14.11.3. By Application
14.11.4. By Consumer Group
14.11.5. By Distribution Channel
14.11.6. By Country

15. South America Knitwear Market Analysis and Forecast
15.1. Key Findings - South America
15.2. Regional Snapshot - South America
15.3. Key Trends for South America
15.4. Price Trend Analysis
15.4.1. Weighted Average Selling Price (US$)
15.4.2. Price Trend (2016 - 2026)
15.5. Knitwear Market Size (Million Units) (US$ Mn), by Product Type, 2016 - 2026
15.5.1. Innerwear
15.5.2. T-Shirts & Shirts
15.5.3. Sweaters & Jackets
15.5.4. Sweatshirts & Hoodies
15.5.5. Shorts & Trousers
15.5.6. Evening Dresses, Suits, & Leggings
15.5.7. Accessories
15.6. Knitwear Market Size (Million Units) (US$ Mn), by Material Type, 2016 - 2026
15.6.1. Natural
15.6.2. Synthetic
15.6.3. Blended
15.7. Knitwear Market Size (Million Units) (US$ Mn), by Application, 2016 - 2026
15.7.1. Outerwear
15.7.2. Innerwear
15.7.3. Sportswear
15.7.4. Others
15.8. Knitwear Market Size (Million Units) (US$ Mn), by Consumer Group, 2016 - 2026
15.8.1. Men
15.8.2. Women
15.8.3. Kids
15.9. Knitwear Market Size (Million Units) (US$ Mn), by Distribution Channel, 2016 - 2026
15.9.1. Online
15.9.2. Offline
15.10. South America Knitwear Market Size (Million Units) (US$ Mn), by Country, 2016 - 2026
15.10.1. Brazil
15.10.2. Rest of South America
15.11. South America Incremental Opportunity Analysis
15.11.1. By Product Type
15.11.2. By Material Type
15.11.3. By Application
15.11.4. By Consumer Group
15.11.5. By Distribution Channel
15.11.6. By Country

16. Competition Landscape
16.1. Competition Matrix
16.2. Market Share Analysis

17. Company Profiles
17.1. Adidas AG
17.2. Gap Inc.
17.3. Gildan Activewear Inc.
17.4. Hackett Ltd
17.5. Abercrombie & Fitch Co.
17.6. Loro Piana S.P.A.
17.7. Marks and Spencer Group plc.
17.8. Nike Inc.
17.9. Puma SE
17.10. Ralph Lauren Corp.
17.11. Lactose
17.12. The Nautical Company (UK) Ltd.
17.13. Fast Retailing Co., Ltd.
17.14. Victoria’s Secret
17.15. YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP

18. Key Takeaways
Note: Product cover images may vary from those shown
Adroll
adroll