The Apparel Industry Research Paper by hicaliber

The Apparel Industry
An analysis of the factors affecting success of the apparel industry.
# 95760 | 3,370 words | 9 sources | APA | 2007 | US
Published on May 31, 2007 in Business (Companies) , Business (Industries) , Business (Consumer Behavior)

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This paper discusses the American apparel industry, as well as looks into the international industry. It discusses the industry's dominant economic features in the United States. It then discusses the impact of the threat to apparel producers regarding the more common replacement of high quality materials with synthetic substitutes, as well as other threats that they face. The paper describes the strategies of some of the strongest and weakest companies in the apparel industry.

Table of Contents:
Industry's Dominant Economic Features
Porter's Five Forces
Drivers for Charge in the Broad Environment
Companies in the Strongest\Weakest Positions
Key Success Factors for Competitive Success (1, 2 pages)
Industry's Attractiveness and Prospects for Long-Term Profitability

Sample of Sources Used:

  • October 2001, Contracts and Modifications by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Codes, Manufacturing NAICS Codes,
  • Fratto, M.G., Jones, M.R., Cassill, N.L., 2006, Journal of Fashion Marketing and Management, Volume 10, Emerald Group Publishing Limited
  • Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, October 2006, Apparel, article was last modified on October 26, 2006,, last accessed on October 31, 2006
  • October 2006, Apparel Resources, Exim News, Sri Lanka: Apparel Exports to U.S. Show 9.5% Increase,, last accessed on October 31, 2006
  • Horowitz, M.C., 2005, New Dictionary of the History of Ideas, Volume 2, Thomson Gale Publishing, Globalization of Fashion, page 602

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