Aug 11, 2015

EU - Panty Hose And Tights - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights

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Golden Lady Takes Italy to the Vanguard of the EU Pantyhose Trade

The tights market today abounds in numerous types of this accessory: textured, footless, printed, opaque, leggings, and even those for men. The EU, in particular, is one of the biggest markets for tights, and is characterized by stable growth. Although predominantly worn by women, men's tights exist for a variety of sporting activities, ranging from camping, football to horseback riding.

The focal point of the tights market, however, is women, with the current fashion trend revolving around shape and structure perfection. As in other industries, technology plays an essential role in the tights business. Mechanical knitting machinery has been replaced by more compact and sophisticated electronic machines capable of producing greater volumes in a shorter period of time. Changing lifestyles have also greatly influenced the tights industry, as tights manufacturers are making their entrance on the rapidly expanding teen and young adult market, coming up with brand-new looks in a wide array of colors every season. The latest fashion products include body shaping tights as well as anti-cellulite and moisturizing tights.

In order to win their market share, tights manufacturers are placing their bet on competitive pricing policies, striving to provide unrivalled offers and bigger discounts to the end customer, including multipack promotions for throwaway prices. New collections never seem to fully sate a customers' yearning for variety, ranging from natural and classic styles to more bold glitzy and animal print looks.

High-fashion trends give manufacturers the freedom to experiment with designs and fabrics, fomented by customers that are willing to try out new unconventional patterns and quirky designs. In order to succeed, companies must place their fingers on the pulse of trends to keep up with volatile tastes and rapid shifts.

At present, leggings are all the rage, especially opaque colorful ones. Leggings are generally longer-lasting than tights, and are now considered more convenient and practical.

Italy dominates in EU pantyhose and tights production and trade. In 2014, Italy exported X% of its total output. Of this amount, X% was supplied to Croatia, where Italian pantyhose and tights held the lion's share of total Croatia's consumption.

The Golden Lady Co. is a famous Italian brand that has always been a household name in the global hosiery business. Golden Lady has a X% share on the domestic market, and its exports and turnover have also continued to grow. With this, the Golden Lady Co. is the undisputed leader on the EU tights market, being a key player in France, Germany, Spain, the UK, and countries of Eastern Europe.

The company focuses on promoting Italian elegance and style, constantly improving the variety of its product lines and, in the process, acquiring the most lucrative national and international hosiery brands, such as Philippe Matignon, Filodoro, SiSi and Omsa, and the U.S. brands No-Nonsense and Hue. Golden Lady, with its X domestic production sites, as well as facilities in the U.S. and Serbia, manufacture X million tights annually, shipped to X countries worldwide.

In 2014, the share of Italy's total exports stood at X%. However, the fastest growing supplier was Croatia (+X% per year), followed by Germany (+X% per year) in total EU exports from 2007 to 2014. Croatia significantly strengthened its position in the European export structure, from X% in 2007 to X% in 2014.

In 2014, the main destinations of pantyhose and tights in the EU were the UK (X%), Germany (X%) and Italy (X %). The share exported to the UK increased (+X percentage points), while the share sent to Italy illustrated negative dynamics (-X percentage points). The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Product coverage:

Pantyhose and tights, of synthetic fibers, of wool or fine animal hair, of cotton and of other textile materials, knitted or crocheted.

This report concentrates on the EU pantyhose market, providing an in-depth analysis and the most recent data on its market size and volume, EU trade, price dynamics, domestic production, and turnover in the industry. The market trends section reveals the main issues and uncertainties concerning the industry, while the medium-term outlook uncovers market prospects. The attractivity index (IB Index) summarizes the source of current opportunities as they appear in this market, as well as an interpretation of the trade figures.

Countries coverage:
EU(28) - the report contains statistical data for 28 European countries and includes detailed profiles of the largest consuming and producing countries (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Estonia, Ireland, Greece, Spain, France, Croatia, Italy, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Hungary, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia, Finland, Sweden, the United Kingdom).

Data coverage:
• Pantyhose market size and value;
• EU production, split by EU Member States;
• Pantyhose production by type;
• Profiles of the leading companies;
• EU trade (intra and extra);
• Prices for pantyhose (producer, import and export);
• Trade structure and market channels;
• Pantyhose market outlook to 2025;
• Per Capita Consumption.

This report is designed for manufacturers, distributors, importers, and wholesalers, as well as for investors, consultants and advisors.

In this report, you can find information that helps you to make informed decisions on the following issues

1. How to diversify your business and benefit from new market opportunities
2. How to load your idle production capacity
3. How to boost your sales on overseas markets
4. How to increase your profit margins
5. How to make your supply chain more sustainable
6. How to reduce your production and supply chain costs
7. How to outsource production to other countries
8. How to prepare your business for global expansion

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1. INTRODUCTION

Making Data-Driven Decisions to Grow Your Business

1.1
REPORT DESCRIPTION
1.2
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND AI PLATFORM
1.3
DATA-DRIVEN DECISIONS FOR YOUR BUSINESS
1.4
GLOSSARY AND SPECIFIC TERMS
2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

A Quick Overview of Market Performance

2.1
KEY FINDINGS
2.2
MARKET TRENDS
3. MARKET OVERVIEW

Understanding the Current State of The Market and Its Prospects

3.1
MARKET SIZE
3.2
CONSUMPTION BY COUNTRY
3.3
MARKET FORECAST TO 2025
4. MOST PROMISING PRODUCTS

Finding New Products to Diversify Your Business

4.1
TOP PRODUCTS TO DIVERSIFY YOUR BUSINESS
4.2
BEST-SELLING PRODUCTS
4.3
MOST CONSUMED PRODUCT
4.4
MOST TRADED PRODUCT
4.5
MOST PROFITABLE PRODUCT FOR EXPORT
5. MOST PROMISING SUPPLYING COUNTRIES

Choosing the Best Countries to Establish Your Sustainable Supply Chain

5.1
TOP COUNTRIES TO SOURCE YOUR PRODUCT
5.2
TOP PRODUCING COUNTRIES
5.3
TOP EXPORTING COUNTRIES
5.4
LOW-COST EXPORTING COUNTRIES
6. MOST PROMISING OVERSEAS MARKETS

Choosing the Best Countries to Boost Your Exports

6.1
TOP OVERSEAS MARKETS FOR EXPORTING YOUR PRODUCT
6.2
TOP CONSUMING MARKETS
6.3
UNSATURATED MARKETS
6.4
TOP IMPORTING MARKETS
6.5
MOST PROFITABLE MARKETS
7. PRODUCTION

The Latest Trends and Insights into The Industry

7.1
PRODUCTION VOLUME AND VALUE
7.2
PRODUCTION BY COUNTRY
8. IMPORTS

The Largest Importers on The Market and How They Succeed

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2007–2018
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Exporters on The Market and How They Succeed

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2007–2018
9.2
EXPORTS BY COUNTRY
9.3
EXPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
10. PROFILES OF MAJOR PRODUCERS

The Largest Producers on The Market and Their Profiles

11. COUNTRY PROFILES

The Largest Markets And Their Profiles

• Austria
• Belgium
• Bulgaria
• Croatia
• Cyprus
• Czech Republic
• Denmark
• Estonia
• Finland
• France
• Germany
• Greece
• Hungary
• Ireland
• Italy
• Latvia
• Lithuania
• Luxembourg
• Malta
• Netherlands
• Poland
• Portugal
• Romania
• Slovakia
• Slovenia
• Spain
• Sweden
• United Kingdom
LIST OF TABLES
Table 1:
Key Findings In 2018
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2018
Table 3:
Market Value, 2007–2018
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption, By Country, 2015–2018
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Table 6:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Table 7:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Table 8:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2018
Table 9:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Table 10:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Table 11:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2018
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2018
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2018
Figure 4:
Market Forecast To 2025
Figure 5:
Products: Market Size And Growth, By Type
Figure 6:
Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, By Type
Figure 7:
Products: Exports And Growth, By Type
Figure 8:
Products: Export Prices And Growth, By Type
Figure 9:
Production Volume And Growth
Figure 10:
Exports And Growth
Figure 11:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 12:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 13:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 14:
Imports And Growth
Figure 15:
Import Prices
Figure 16:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 17:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 18:
Production, By Country, 2018
Figure 19:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Figure 20:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 21:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2018
Figure 23:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Figure 24:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Figure 25:
Import Prices, By Country, 2007–2018
Figure 26:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 27:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2018
Figure 29:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Figure 30:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Figure 31:
Export Prices, 2007–2018
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