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Business and market analysis
for the world’s fibre, textile
and apparel industries
Business and market analysis
for the world’s fibre, textile
and apparel industries
Company background and history
HISTORY
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Business and market analysis
for the world’s fibre, textile
and apparel industries
Publications
•Textile Outlook Internati...
Business and market analysis
for the world’s fibre, textile
and apparel industries
Performance
Apparel
Markets
Business an...
Business and market analysis
for the world’s fibre, textile
and apparel industries
Performance Apparel Markets
GENERAL
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Business and market analysis
for the world’s fibre, textile
and apparel industries
Performance Apparel Markets
Issue 47 Is...
Business and market analysis
for the world’s fibre, textile
and apparel industries
Fast track: trends in performance
appar...
Business and market analysis
for the world’s fibre, textile
and apparel industries
Fast track: protecting sports
participa...
Business and market analysis
for the world’s fibre, textile
and apparel industries
Product developments and innovations
Ma...
Business and market analysis
for the world’s fibre, textile
and apparel industries
Product developments and innovations
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Business and market analysis
for the world’s fibre, textile
and apparel industries
Waterproof breathable fabrics:
demand f...
Business and market analysis
for the world’s fibre, textile
and apparel industries
Profile of Jack Wolfskin: a
premium out...
Business and market analysis
for the world’s fibre, textile
and apparel industries
Antimicrobial fibres, fabrics and appar...
Business and market analysis
for the world’s fibre, textile
and apparel industries
Profile of Lac-Mac: an innovative
suppl...
Business and market analysis
for the world’s fibre, textile
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Business update
Summary of business new...
Business and market analysis
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Introduction to Performance Apparel Markets

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Performance Apparel Markets is a quarterly subscription publication which includes a monthly e-bulletin called Performance Apparel Update. Essential for keeping up to date with developments in fibres, fabrics and finishes for performance apparel. If you'd like to receive a free sample issue, contact Belinda Carp by email: belinda.carp@textilesintelligence.com.

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Introduction to Performance Apparel Markets

  1. 1. Business and market analysis for the world’s fibre, textile and apparel industries
  2. 2. Business and market analysis for the world’s fibre, textile and apparel industries Company background and history HISTORY •Originally owned by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), part of the Economist Group, London •1979 and 1983: EIU published reports by Vincent Cable on world textile trade and production trends •1992: Textiles Intelligence was formed as a separate company LAUNCH DATES OF THE PUBLICATIONS •1985: Textile Outlook International •1990: Technical Textile Markets •2002: Performance Apparel Markets •2008: Global Apparel Markets •2012: Home Textiles Update
  3. 3. Business and market analysis for the world’s fibre, textile and apparel industries Publications •Textile Outlook International (the flagship title, covering the textile supply chain) •Performance Apparel Markets incorporating Performance Apparel Update •Technical Textile Markets incorporating Technical Textiles Business Update •Global Apparel Markets incorporating Global Apparel Update •Home Textiles Update (a stand-alone e-bulletin)
  4. 4. Business and market analysis for the world’s fibre, textile and apparel industries Performance Apparel Markets Business and market analysis of worldwide trends in high performance activewear and corporate apparel
  5. 5. Business and market analysis for the world’s fibre, textile and apparel industries Performance Apparel Markets GENERAL •first published in April 2002 •published 4 times a year •each issue has a specific theme •includes monthly e-bulletin, Performance Apparel Update COVERAGE •product developments and innovations •business update •company profiles •research-based features on markets and technologies
  6. 6. Business and market analysis for the world’s fibre, textile and apparel industries Performance Apparel Markets Issue 47 Issue 46 •Fast track: trends in performance apparel at ISPO Munich 2014 •Product developments and innovations •Antimicrobial fibres, fabrics and apparel: innovative weapons against infection •Profile of Lac-Mac: an innovative supplier of reusable protective textile products •Business update •Fast track: protecting sports participants from head injuries •Product developments and innovations •Waterproof breathable fabrics: demand for comfort is driving innovation •Profile of Jack Wolfskin: a premium outdoor apparel brand •Business update
  7. 7. Business and market analysis for the world’s fibre, textile and apparel industries Fast track: trends in performance apparel at ISPO Munich 2014 •Major trends in sportswear at ISPO Munich 2014 centred on: -adding functionality to garments; -incorporating stretch properties; -reducing fabric weight to provide greater freedom of movement and comfort; -fabric layering and membranes to tailor specific areas of insulation and breathability; -use of infrared energy to provide various benefits to wearers; and -integrated sensors to monitor athletic performances of wearers and analyse training programmes.
  8. 8. Business and market analysis for the world’s fibre, textile and apparel industries Fast track: protecting sports participants from head injuries Short report on specific topic in the performance apparel market •Development in technologies which provide a greater level of protection to sports participants and mitigate the effects of traumatic head injuries •MIPS AB: Multi-directional Impact Protection System (MIPS) •Phillips Helmet: Phillips Head Protection System (PHPS) •Adidas: AdiPower cricket helmet •Reebok: Reebok CheckLight
  9. 9. Business and market analysis for the world’s fibre, textile and apparel industries Product developments and innovations Major developments in the global performance apparel market, focusing on: •new products •new technologies •new fibres •key players
  10. 10. Business and market analysis for the world’s fibre, textile and apparel industries Product developments and innovations •antimicrobial fabric finishes; •environmentally friendly swimwear; •flame resistant products for protective apparel; •garment technologies; •high visibility apparel; •insulation for outdoor wear; •protective apparel; and •sportswear
  11. 11. Business and market analysis for the world’s fibre, textile and apparel industries Waterproof breathable fabrics: demand for comfort is driving innovation Detailed, independently research report - relevant to the performance apparel sector •Waterproof breathable fabrics becoming increasingly high-tech •Market for waterproof breathable fabrics forecast to grow by 5% per annum between 2011-16 •Market growth fuelled by emergence of new fibres, new fabrics and innovative process technologies •Product innovations and applications for waterproof breathable fabrics, •Development of fabrics and standards for testing •Outlook for waterproof breathable fabrics
  12. 12. Business and market analysis for the world’s fibre, textile and apparel industries Profile of Jack Wolfskin: a premium outdoor apparel brand Provides an overview of the business, products and strategies (market and manufacturing) employed by a key player in the performance apparel industry •More than 800 franchise stores and over 4,000 points of sale across Europe and Asia •Growing popularity among outdoor enthusiasts •Rigorous corporate social responsibility (CSR) agenda •Also examines the company’s development, sourcing, distribution, sales, and future outlook
  13. 13. Business and market analysis for the world’s fibre, textile and apparel industries Antimicrobial fibres, fabrics and apparel: innovative weapons against infection •Demand has increased sharply since the mid 1990s •Waterproof breathable fabrics are becoming increasingly high-tech •New generation of antimicrobial products offer protection against a broad spectrum of bacteria •Environmental concerns have led to the development of effective and durable antimicrobial products which are less likely to be harmful to human health and the environment
  14. 14. Business and market analysis for the world’s fibre, textile and apparel industries Profile of Lac-Mac: an innovative supplier of reusable protective textile products •Manufacturer of reusable textile products for health care environments and other hazardous environments •Products made from high-tech barrier fabrics at the company’s facility in Canada •Company development, products, manufacturing and sales, corporate social responsibility (CSR) strategy, and future outlook
  15. 15. Business and market analysis for the world’s fibre, textile and apparel industries Business update Summary of business news and developments affecting global performance apparel markets, including information which is specific and relevant to the sector, plus analysis and valuable insight which is unbiased, clearly presented and easy to understand. Includes: •acquisitions, divestments and mergers •company strategy •corporate social responsibility (CSR) •financial results •investments •joint ventures, cooperation, licensing and distribution •new brands •new stores
  16. 16. Business and market analysis for the world’s fibre, textile and apparel industries Thank you! Contact Details Textiles Intelligence Ltd, Alderley House, Alderley Road, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 1AT, United Kingdom Tel: +44 (0)1625 536136 Fax: +44 (0)1625 536137 Email: belinda.carp@textilesintelligence.com Skype Name: textilesintelligence Twitter: @textilesintell LinkedIn profile: http://uk.linkedin.com/in/belindacarp Website: www.textilesintelligence.com

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