This Day On The Street
Continue to site right-arrow
ADVERTISEMENT
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
TheStreet Open House

Global Sports And Fitness Clothing Industry

2. INDUSTRY DYNAMICS II-6Sports Apparel Sees an Image Makeover II-6Apparel Production - Switching Base II-6Asian Tigers - Roaring Loud II-6Continuous Evolution Marks the Global Sports Goods Industry II-6R&D - A Major Determinant of Success in the Industry II-7Managing Value Chain at the Global Front Engenders CostCompetitiveness II-7Innovation Takes Precedence over Logistics II-7Marketing and Branding - The Other Key Differentiators II-8The Rise and Rise of Performance Apparel - Fuelling Effortson Innovation II-8

3. TRENDS & ISSUES II-9Sports Apparel Trends II-9Versatility and Functionality - Key Growth Drivers II-9Intersection of Casual Wear and Sports Apparel II-9Fashion Conscious Women Trigger Changes in Player Strategies II-9Growing Awareness in Consumers about TechnicalSpecifications II-9Intimate Sports Apparel - An Emerging Market II-10What's on the Tracks - Sport-Specific Apparel II-10Team Sports Apparel - Fuelling Growth II-10Performance Apparel - A Rising Segment II-10Drivers of the Performance Apparel Market II-10New Age Performance Wear II-11Ecological Performance Apparel - A New Trend II-11Performance Outdoor Apparel Spearheads Sports ApparelDemand II-11Moisture Management- A New Generation Fiber Trend II-12Active Sportswear - Cool, Casual Wear! II-12Most Happening Sports Clothing Market II-12Sales of Heated Clothing Pick Up, Market Bustles with NewProducts II-12Increasing Use of Technology in Sport II-13Controversies on the Rise II-13Sports Coverage on Television - A Key Sales Driver II-14Rising Costs Threaten Margins for Manufacturers II-14Innovations Galore in Snow Sports Apparel II-14Growth of E-Commerce Presents Innumerable Opportunities II-15Internet Features Ranked by Consumer Attraction in SportsApparel Purchases II-15Fitness Clothing Trends II-15Latest Trends in Fitness Fashion II-15Incessant Technological Innovations Dot Fitness ClothingMarket II-16Eco-friendly Fitness Clothing finds Increasing Takers II-16Blurring Lines between Exercise Wear and Street Wear II-16Yoga Pants - Depicting Versatility in Use II-16

4. CONSUMER AND DEMOGRAPHIC PROFILE II-17Women's Sportswear Market II-17Swim Wear: Swimming through Popularity Currents II-17T-Shirts and Sweatshirts II-17Shorts II-17Slacks II-17Other Garments II-17Women Getting Attracted to TV Sports II-17Men's and Boy's Sportswear Market II-18Sports Apparel - Not Just for Sports II-18Trends II-19Key Factors Driving Men's and Boys' Sportswear Market II-19Table 1: Global Market for Men's and Boys' Sportswear(2012): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales byDistribution Channels - Discount Stores, Sport-SpecialtyStores, Chain Stores, Department Stores, Factory Outlets,Specialty Chains, Mailing and Other Specialty Stores(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-19Developments in the Men's and Boys' Sportswear Market II-20Fashion-Forward Features in Sports Apparel II-20Competition II-20Children's Sportswear Market II-20Licensed Sports Apparel Market Encouraged by Team Sports II-20Changing Trends in Fabric Manufacturing II-21

2 of 10

Select the service that is right for you!

COMPARE ALL SERVICES
Action Alerts PLUS
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
  • Weekly roundups
TheStreet Quant Ratings
Try it NOW
Only $49.95/yr

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
  • Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Stocks Under $10
Try it NOW

David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
  • Weekly roundups
Dividend Stock Advisor
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
  • Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Real Money Pro
Try it NOW

All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.

Product Features:
  • Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
  • Intraday commentary & news
  • Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Options Profits
Try it NOW

Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • 100+ monthly options trading ideas
  • Actionable options commentary & news
  • Real-time trading community
  • Options TV
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!
DOW 16,805.41 +127.51 0.76%
S&P 500 1,964.58 +13.76 0.71%
NASDAQ 4,483.7150 +30.9230 0.69%

Brokerage Partners

Rates from Bankrate.com

  • Mortgage
  • Credit Cards
  • Auto

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs