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    Hosiery Market Report

    Hosiery Market Report
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    Hosiery Market Size, Share, Trend, Forecast, & Industry Analysis – 2021-2026
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    Hosiery Market Insights

    Hosiery market is likely to witness a CAGR of 2.8% during the forecast period. The growing demand for hosiery is mainly due to increasing population and adoption of hosiery as a material for cloths. Increased comfort and durability of fabrics is giving an impetus to the hosiery market.

    Hosiery Market - Snapshot


    2.8% for the next five years

    Major End-User Type


    Dominant Distribution Channel Type


    Region with the highest demand


    Key Players

    Carolina Hosiery, Inc., CSP INTERNATIONAL FASHION GROUP S.P.A, Gildan Activewear, GOLDEN LADY COMPANY S.P.A, Hanesbrands Inc., Jockey International, Inc., Spanx, Inc., and Wolford AG.


    Market Share Analysis


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    Hosiery Market Share: By End-User Type

    Based on the end-user type, the market is segmented as men and women. The women segment held the larger share of the market in 2020, and is expected to remain dominant during the forecast period. Women have been using hosiery since the end of the 70’s decade and lot of hosiery products being available for women in the market drives the growth of the segment.

    Hosiery Market Share: By Distribution Channel Type

    Based on the distribution channel type, the hosiery market is segmented as online and offline. The offline segment leads the market owing to increase in population and growing spending power of people, which is giving rise to the opening of various shopping malls and super/hyper markets all over the world.

    Hosiery Market Share: By Region

    In terms of regions, Europe is estimated to be the largest and Asia-Pacific to be the fastest-growing market for hosiery during the forecast period, with France, Germany, Croatia and Spain being the major countries offering lucrative growth opportunities. The growth of the region’s market is driven by increasing preference of millennials for aesthetic appearance and grooming. Increasing awareness of people regarding durability, quality, style, and fashion further boosts the demand for hosiery in the market over the forecast period.


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    Some of the major hosiery manufacturers are-

    • Carolina Hosiery, Inc.
    • Gildan Activewear
    • Hanesbrands Inc.
    • Jockey International, Inc.
    • Spanx, Inc.
    • Wolford AG.


    Market Scope & Segmentation

    Hosiery are garments worn directly on the feet and legs also referred as legwear. The term is also used for all kinds of knitted fabric and its weight and thickness are defined either by denier or opacity. Hosiery garments are the products of hosiery fabric produced from hosiery yarn.

    This report studies the market covering a period of 12 years of trend and forecast. The report provides detailed insights into the market dynamics to enable informed business decision making and growth strategy formulation based on the opportunities present in the market.

    Hosiery Market Research Report - Features

    Market Segmentation


    Regions Covered


    Countries/Sub-Regions Covered


    No. of Figures & Tables


    Company Profiles



    The hosiery market is segmented into the following categories. 

    Hosiery Market Size, Share, & Forecast, by End-User Type:

    • Men (Regional Analysis: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and RoW)
    • Women (Regional Analysis: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and RoW)

    Hosiery Market Size, Share, & Forecast, by Distribution Channel Type:

    • Online (Regional Analysis: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and RoW)
    • Offline (Regional Analysis: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and RoW)

    Hosiery Market Size, Share, & Forecast, by Region:

    • North America (Country Analysis: the USA, Canada, and Mexico) 
    • Europe (Country Analysis: Germany, France, the UK, Russia, Spain, and Rest of Europe)
    • Asia-Pacific (Country Analysis: China, Japan, India, South Korea, and Rest of Asia-Pacific)
    • Rest of the World (Sub-Region Analysis: Latin America, the Middle East, and Others)


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    Research Methodology

    This report offers high-quality insights and is the outcome of detailed research methodology comprising extensive secondary research, rigorous primary interviews with industry stakeholders and validation and triangulation with Stratview Research’s internal database and statistical tools. More than 1,000 authenticated secondary sources, such as company annual reports, fact book, press release, journals, investor presentation, white papers, patents, and articles have been leveraged to gather the data. We conducted more than 10 detailed primary interviews with the market players across the value chain in all four regions and with industry experts to obtain both the qualitative and quantitative insights.


    Report Features

    This report provides market intelligence in the most comprehensive way. The report structure has been kept such that it offers maximum business value. It provides critical insights into the market dynamics and will enable strategic decision making for the existing market players as well as those willing to enter the market. The following are the key features of the report:

    • Market structure: Overview, industry life cycle analysis, supply chain analysis
    • Market environment analysis: Growth drivers and constraints, Porter’s five forces analysis, SWOT analysis
    • Market trend and forecast analysis
    • Market segment trend and forecast
    • Competitive landscape and dynamics: Market share, product portfolio, product launches, etc.
    • Attractive market segments and associated growth opportunities
    • Emerging trends
    • Strategic growth opportunities for the existing and new players
    • Key success factors


    Report Customization Options

    With this detailed report, Stratview Research offers one of the following free customization options to our respectable clients:

    Company Profiling

    • Detailed profiling of additional market players (up to 3 players)
    • SWOT analysis of key players (up to 3 players)

    Market Segmentation

    • Current market segmentation of any one of the end-user types by distribution channel type.  

    Competitive Benchmarking

    • Benchmarking of key players on the following parameters: Product portfolio, geographical reach, regional presence, and strategic alliances

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    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

    The hosiery market is expected to witness an impressive growth of 2.8% CAGR in the foreseeable future.

    Carolina Hosiery, Inc., CSP INTERNATIONAL FASHION GROUP S.P.A, Gildan Activewear, GOLDEN LADY COMPANY S.P.A, Hanesbrands Inc., Jockey International, Inc., Spanx, Inc., and Wolford AG are among the key players in the hosiery market.

    Europe is expected to be the largest hosiery market during the next five years.

    The women segment is expected to remain dominant in the hosiery market in the coming years.