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Published Aug 1, 1997 | 152 Pages | Pub ID: SB317

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Specialists in Business Information provides a comprehensive database of statistical data evaluating total market trends, U.S. factory shipments, imports, demographics and distribution, exports, and the cost structure of domestic plants. The market profile also includes assessments and recent developments for over 20 major worldwide women s undergarment manufacturers and marketers. Individual sections are available. Call for prices.
Section 1: U.S. Women's Undergarment Market Trends
Executive Summary
Table 1-1 U.S. Women's and Girls' Undergarment Market Sales: 1972-2002 (Selected Years) (dozens and dollars)
Table 1-2 U.S. Women's Undergarment Market Sales by Major Product Sector: 1972-2002 (Selected Years) (dozens and dollars): Women's and Girls' Underwear, Brassieres, and Girdles and Other Foundation Garments
Table 1-3 Distribution of U.S. Women's Undergarment Market Sales by Major Product Sector: 1972-2002 (Selected Years) (percent): Women's and Girls' Underwear, Brassieres, and Girdles and Other Foundation Garments
Table 1-4 Growth Rate Analysis by Major Product Sector: 1977-2002 (percent)
Table 1-5 U.S. Average Value per Dozen Supplied by Major Product Sector: 1972-2002 (Selected Years) (dollars): Women's and Girls' Underwear, Brassieres, and Girdles and Other Foundation Garments
Table 1-6 U.S. Women's Undergarment Market Sales by Major Product Sector and by Material: 1992-1997 (dozens): Women's and Girls' Underwear, Brassieres, and Girdles and Other Foundation Garments; of Cotton, Manmade Fibers, and Other Materials
Table 1-7 U.S. Producer Price Trends by Product Line: 1992-1997 (index): Women's Slips, Panties, and Other Underwear; Girls' Underwear; Regular, Contour, and Strapless Bandeaux, and Other Bras; Girdles and Corsets
Scope and Methodology

Section 2: U.S. Women's Undergarment Factory Shipments
Summary of Major Findings
Table 2-1 U.S. Shipments of Women's and Girls' Undergarments: 1972-2002 (Selected Years) (dollars)
Table 2-2 U.S. Shipments of Women's Undergarments by Major Product Sector: 1972-2002 (Selected Years) (dollars): Women's and Girls' Underwear; Brassieres, Bralettes, and Bandeaux; Girdles, Corsets, and Other Foundation Garments
Table 2-3 U.S. Production of Women's Undergarments and Average Value per Dozen Shipped by Major Product Sector: 1972-2002 (Selected Years) (dozens and dollars): Women's and Girls' Underwear, Brassieres, and Girdles and Other Foundation Garments
Table 2-4 U.S. Shipments of Women's and Girls' Underwear by Product Line: 1977-2002 (Selected Years) (dollars): Total, Panties, Slips, and Other Underwear
Table 2-5 Distribution of U.S. Shipments of Women's and Girls' Underwear by Product Line: 1977-2002 (Selected Years) (percent): Total, Panties, Slips, and Other Underwear
Table 2-6 U.S. Production of Women's and Girls' Underwear by Product Line: 1977-2002 (Selected Years) (dozens): Total, Panties, Slips, and Other Underwear
Table 2-7 U.S. Average Value per Dozen Shipped for Women's and Girls' Underwear by Product Line: 1977-2002 (Selected Years) (dollars): Women's, Misses' and Juniors' Panties, Slips, and Other Underwear; and Girls' Panties and Other Underwear
Table 2-8 U.S. Production of Women's and Girls' Underwear by Product Type and Material: 1987-1996 (dozens): Panties Versus Other Underwear; All or Chiefly Cotton, All or Chiefly Manmade Fabric, and Other Fabrics
Table 2-9 U.S. Production of Brassieres, Bralettes, and Bandeaux: 1977-2002 (Selected Years) (dozens)
Table 2-10 U.S. Production of Girdles, Corsets, and Other Foundation Garments: 1977-2002 (Selected Years) (dozens): Domestic Versus Puerto Rican Plants
Table 2-11 U.S. Production of Bras, Girdles, and Other Foundation Garments by Material: 1992-1996 (Selected Years) (dozens): Bras Versus Girdles and Other Foundation Garments
Table 2-12 U.S. Foundation Garment 9802 Imports: 1989-1996 (Selected Years) (dozens and dollars)

Section 3: U.S. Women's Undergarment Imports
Summary of Major Findings
Table 3-1 U.S. Women's Undergarment Imports by Major Product Sector: 1972-1997 (Selected Years) (dozens and dollars): Women's and Girls' Underwear, Brassieres, and Girdles and Other Foundation Garments
Table 3-2 Imports' Share of U.S. Women's Undergarment Market Sales by Major Product Sector: 1972-1997 (Selected Years) (percent): Women's and Girls' Underwear, Brassieres, and Girdles and Other Foundation Garments
Table 3-3 Value of U.S. Women's Undergarment Imports by Product Line and Material: 1992-1997 (dollars): Slips and Petticoats, Knit Briefs and Panties, Other Knit Underwear, Underwear Not Knit, Brassieres, Girdles, and Corsets
Table 3-4 Quantity U.S. Women's Undergarment Imports by Product Line and Material: 1992-1997 (dozens): Slips and Petticoats, Knit Briefs and Panties, Other Knit Underwear, Underwear Not Knit, Brassieres, Girdles, and Corsets
Table 3-5 Average Value of U.S. Women's Undergarment Imports by Product Line and Material: 1992-1997 (dollars): Slips and Petticoats, Knit Briefs and Panties, Other Knit Underwear, Underwear Not Knit, Brassieres, Girdles, and Corsets
Table 3-6 U.S. Imports of Women's and Girls' Undergarments for the Twelve Top Countries of Origin: 1992-1997 (dollars)
Table 3-7 U.S. Imports of Slips and Petticoats for the Top Twelve Countries of Origin: 1992-1996 (dozens and dollars)
Table 3-8 U.S. Imports of Knitted Briefs and Panties for the Top Fifteen Countries of Origin: 1992-1996 (dozens and dollars)
Table 3-9 U.S. Imports of Other Knitted Underwear for the Top Fifteen Countries of Origin: 1992-1996 (dozens and dollars)
Table 3-10 U.S. Imports of Briefs, Panties, Singlets, and Other Undershirts, Not Knit, for the Top Fifteen Countries of Origin: 1992-1996 (dozens and dollars)
Table 3-11 U.S. Imports of Brassieres for the Top Fifteen Countries of Origin: 1992-1996 (dozens and dollars)
Table 3-12 U.S. Imports of Girdles and Panty Girdles for the Top Ten Countries of Origin: 1992-1996 (dozens and dollars)
Table 3-13 U.S. Imports of Corsets for the Top Seven Countries of Origin: 1992-1996 (dozens and dollars)

Section 4: U.S. Women's Undergarment Demographics and Distribution
Summary of Major Findings
Table 4-1 U.S. Direct Household Spending on Women's Undergarments: 1984-2002
Table 4-2 U.S. per Capita Female Undergarment Purchases: 1977-2002 (number): Women's and Girls' Underwear, Brassieres, and Girdles and Other Foundation Garments
Table 4-3 U.S. Direct Household Spending on Women's Underwear by Demographic Characteristic: 1984-1995 (dollars): Household Income, Age of Household Head, Household Size, and Region
Table 4-4 Distribution of Direct U.S. Household Spending on Women's Underwear by Demographic Characteristic: 1984-1995 (percent): Household Income, Age of Household Head, Household Size, and Region
Table 4-5 Average Annual U.S. Household Spending on Women's Underwear by Demographic Characteristic: 1984-1995 (dollars): Household Income, Age of Household Head, Household Size, and Region
Table 4-6 Undergarments' Share of Total U.S. Women's Apparel Purchases by Age Group: 1984-1995 (percent): Under 25, 25-34, 35-44, 45-54, 55-64, 65-74, 75 and Over
Table 4-7 The U.S. Queen Size Women's Undergarment Market by Age Group: 1990-1997 (dollars and percent): Queen Size Market, Share of Total Queen Size Market, and Queen Size Share of Total Women's Undergarment Purchases; 20-34, 35-44, 45-54, 55-64, 65-74, 75 Years and Over, and Total Market
Table 4-8 The U.S. Queen Size Women's Population by Age Group: 1990-1997 (number): 20-34, 35-44, 45-54, 55-64, 65-74, 75 Years and Over, and Total Population
Table 4-9 Percent of U.S. Women Overweight by Age Group and Race: 1960-1997 (Selected Years) (percent): All Females, 20-34 Years, 35-44, 45-54, 55-64, 65-74, 75 and Over; White, Black, and Mexican-Americans
Table 4-10 U.S. Female Resident Population by Age Group: 1980-2002 (Selected Years) (number): Under 10, 10-19, 20-34, 35-54, and 55 and Over
Table 4-11 U.S. Female Resident Population by Race: 1990-2005 (Selected Years) (number): White, Black, Hispanic, Asian, and American Indian
Table 4-12 Number of U.S. Births: 1980-1997 (number)
Table 4-13 Number of U.S. Females With New Cases of Breast Cancer: 1986-1996 (Selected Years) (number)
Table 4-14 Distribution of U.S. Retail Sales for Bras, Girdles, and Other Foundation Garments by Type of Outlet: 1987-1997 (percent): Conventional Department Stores, National Department Store Chains, Discounters and Mass Merchandisers, Women's Ready-to-Wear Stores, Women's Accessory and Specialty Stores, and Family Clothing Stores
Table 4-15 U.S. Sales of Bras, Girdles, and Other Foundation Garments by Department Stores, Discounters and Mass Merchandisers, Women's Clothing Stores, Women's Specialty Stores, and Family Clothing Stores: 1987-1997 (dollars): Sales, Share of Total Women's and Girls' Clothing Sales, Stores Carrying Line, and Sales per Outlet
Table 4-16 Intimate Brands' Intimate Apparel Retail Operating Statistics: 1994-1997 (dollars, percent, and number): Victoria's Secret Stores, Victoria's Secret Catalogue, and Cacique
Table 4-17 Frederick's of Hollywood Sales and Profit Trends for Retail Stores and Catalog Operations: 1992-1997 (number and dollars): Catalog Sales, Retail Store Sales, Number of Stores, Sales per Store, Operating Income Percent Sales, and Capital Expenditures

Section 5: U.S. Women's Undergarment Exports and World Markets
Summary of Major Findings
Table 5-1 U.S. Women's Undergarment Exports by Major Product Sector: 1972-1997 (Selected Years) (dozens and dollars): Women's and Girls' Underwear, Brassieres, and Girdles and Other Foundation Garments
Table 5-2 Exports' Share of U.S. Women's Undergarment Shipments by Major Product Sector: 1972-1997 (Selected Years) (percent): Women's and Girls' Underwear, Brassieres, and Girdles and Other Foundation Garments
Table 5-3 Value of U.S. Women's Undergarment Exports by Product Line and Material: 1992-1997 (dollars): Slips and Petticoats, Knit Briefs and Panties, Other Knit Underwear, Brassieres, Girdles, and Corsets
Table 5-4 Quantity U.S. Women's Undergarment Exports by Product Line and Material: 1992-1997 (dozens): Slips and Petticoats, Knit Briefs and Panties, Other Knit Underwear, Underwear Not Knit, Brassieres, Girdles, and Corsets
Table 5-5 Average Value of U.S. Women's Undergarment Exports by Product Line and Material: 1992-1997 (dollars): Slips and Petticoats, Knit Briefs and Panties, Other Knit Underwear, Underwear Not Knit, Brassieres, Girdles, and Corsets
Table 5-6 Value of U.S. Women's Undergarment Exports for the Top Eleven Countries of Destination: 1992-1997 (dollars)
Table 5-7 U.S. Exports of Slips and Petticoats for the Top Ten Countries of Destination: 1992-1996 (dozens and dollars)
Table 5-8 U.S. Exports of Knit Briefs, Panties, and Other Underwear for the Top Twelve Countries of Destination: 1992-1996 (dozens and dollars)
Table 5-9 U.S. Exports of Briefs, Panties, Singlets, and Other Undershirts, Not Knit, for the Top Ten Countries of Destination: 1992-1996 (dozens and dollars)
Table 5-10 U.S. Exports of Brassieres for the Top Ten Countries of Destination: 1992-1996 (dozens and dollars)
Table 5-11 U.S. Exports of Girdles, Panty-Girdles, and Corsets for the Top Eight Countries of Destination: 1992-1996 (Selected Years) (dozens and dollars)
Table 5-12 Women's and Girls' Underwear Production for Select Countries: 1987-1994 (Selected Years) (number): Australia, Austria, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, South Africa, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom
Table 5-13 Canadian Women's and Girls' Undergarment Market Sales by Product Line: 1991-1996 (Canadian dollars): Slips, Panties and Other Underwear, Brassieres, Girdles and Corsets, and Total
Table 5-14 Canadian Women's and Girls' Undergarment Shipments by Product Line: 1987-1996 (Canadian dollars): Slips, Panties, Other Underwear, Brassieres, Girdles, Corsets, and Total
Table 5-15 Canadian Imports of Women's and Girls' Undergarments by Product Line and Major Country of Origin: 1992-1996 (dozens and Canadian dollars)
Table 5-16 Canadian Exports of Women's and Girls' Undergarments by Product Line and Major Country of Destination: 1992-1996 (dozens and Canadian dollars)
Table 5-17 Wacoal's Foundation Garment and Lingerie Sales and Total Company Operating Margins: 1993-1996 (dollars and percent)
Table 5-18 Sales of Four Major Japanese Women's Undergarment Manufacturers: 1996 (dollars)

Section 6: Cost Structure of U.S. Women's Undergarment Plants
Summary of Major Findings
Table 6-1 U.S. Women's Undergarment Plant Operating Ratios and Profit Margins: 1972-1997 (Selected Years) (percent): Underwear Versus Foundation Garments; Payroll, Material Costs, and Gross Profit Margins
Table 6-2 Purchases of Fabrics and Materials by U.S. Brassiere, Girdle, and Other Foundation Garment Plants: 1972-1997 (Selected Years) (dollars): Total, Broadwoven Fabrics, Knit Fabrics, and Other Materials
Table 6-3 U.S. Producer Price Trends for Major Material Inputs: 1987-1997 (index): Broadwoven Fabrics, Knit Fabrics, and Narrow Fabrics
Table 6-4 Women's Undergarment Plant Labor Situation: 1977-1997 (number and dollars): Underwear Versus Foundation Garments; Number of Employees, Shipments per Employee, Average Hourly Wages, Average Weekly Hours
Table 6-5 Women's Undergarment Plant Capital Expenditures: 1972-1995 (Selected Years) (dollars): Underwear Versus Foundation Garments
Table 6-6 Operating Ratios for U.S. Foundation Garment Plants by Facility Product Line Specialization: 1977-1992 (number and dollars): Plants, Cost Ratios, Labor Situation, and Capital Expenditures
Table 6-7 Number of U.S. Bra, Girdle, and Other Foundation Garment Plants by State, Puerto Rico, and by Number of Employees: 1994
Table 6-8 Contract and Commission Work on Brassieres, Corsets, and Other Foundation Garments by U.S. Plants: 1972-1995 (Selected Years) (dollars)

Section 7: U.S. Women's Undergarment Market Competitive Environment
Summary of Major Findings
Table 7-1 Revenues and Number of U.S. Plants Specializing in Women's Undergarment Production: 1972-1997 (Selected Years) (number and dollars): Underwear and Foundation Garments
Table 7-2 Share of U.S. Women's Undergarment Sales for Seven Top Marketers: 1996 (percent)
Table 7-3 Sales and Profit Trends for Seven U.S. Publicly Listed Intimate Apparel Manufacturers: 1991-1996 (dollars and percent)

Section 8: Competitive Intelligence: Company Profiles and Recent Developments
Summary of Major Findings
New Products to Stimulate Growth
Moving Lines Upscale
Merchandising to All Market Sectors
Acquisitions to Boost Growth and Market Share
Exploiting International Sales Opportunities
Sources, Methodology, and Objectives
Company Profiles
Alba-Waldensian, Inc.
Aristotle Corp.
Bestform Foundations, Inc.
Biscayne Apparel, Inc.
Donnkenny, Inc.
Frederick's of Hollywood, Inc.
Fruit of the Loom, Inc.
Gunze Ltd.
I. Appel Corp.
Intimate Brands, Inc.
Joe Boxer Corp.
Jockey International, Inc.
Maidenform Worldwide, Inc.
Movie Star, Inc.
Nantucket Industries, Inc.
Nicole Miller Ltd.
Nitches, Inc.
Polo Ralph Lauren Corp.
Pt Great River Industries
Sara Lee Corp.
V.F. Corp.
Wacoal Corp.
The Warnaco Group, Inc.
Wundies Industries, Inc.