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Apparel and footwear recorded a negative performance in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In order to curb the spread of COVID-19 infection in the country, the Russian authorities imposed a national lockdown self-isolation period that lasted from 30 March until 1 June 2020. Apparel and Footwear in Russia report offers a comprehensive...

  • Apparel
  • Women's Clothing
  • Men's Clothing
  • Footwear
  • Hosiery
  • Russia
  • Hosiery Sales
  • Jeans Sales

After seeing static retail volume sales and notable current value growth in 2019, in 2020 apparel and footwear saw a decline in volume terms, along with a slower value decline. With the arrival of the COVID-19 virus in the country in March of this year, the government implemented a hard lockdown. Apparel and Footwear in South Africa...

  • Apparel
  • Consumer Goods
  • Women's Clothing
  • Men's Clothing
  • Footwear
  • Hosiery
  • World
  • Store Closures
  • Hosiery Sales

All categories within apparel and footwear in Ukraine recorded a significant decline in retail value sales in 2020, closely linked to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. This contrasted sharply with the steady double-digit growth seen over the review period. Apparel and footwear was one of the industries hardest hit by the pandemic, with...

  • Apparel
  • Women's Clothing
  • Men's Clothing
  • Footwear
  • Hosiery
  • Ukraine
  • World
  • Hosiery Sales
  • Jeans Sales

In 2021, hosiery, which includes socks, recorded a strong recovery in retail current value sales. This is primarily due to people returning to work at the office, at least for part of the time, and resuming outdoor sports activities. Non-sheer hosiery is the best performing category in 2021, while sheer hosiery benefited from a return to the...

  • Hosiery
  • Philippines
  • Apparel Sales
  • Online Shopping Penetration

Hosiery in Italy

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Double-digit retail volume and current value growth in 2021 saw hosiery partially recover from the steep decline in sales in 2020. The slump in hosiery was caused by the drop in demand linked to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and related restrictions, which kept consumers in their homes for long periods. Hosiery in Italy report...

  • Hosiery
  • Italy
  • Apparel Sales
  • Footwear Sales

After a difficult 2020, which was marked by the pandemic and the associated restrictions on store operations, sales of hosiery were strongly revived in 2021 due to the gradual reopening of the local economy and increasing mobility outside of the home. Local consumers generally purchase hosiery from store-based retailers such as discounters,...

  • Hosiery
  • Poland
  • Hosiery Sales
  • Apparel Sales

Despite widespread vaccination and an increase in social activities, the recovery of the hosiery category in 2021 was held back by the limited demand for sheer hosiery. After seeing significant decline in 2020, neither overall sales of hosiery nor sheer hosiery returned to the pre-pandemic level in 2020. As a result of consumers’ pursuit of...

  • Hosiery
  • United States
  • Hosiery Sales
  • Apparel Sales

Home seclusion due to COVID-19 resulted in heavy losses for sheer hosiery in 2020. Ongoing restrictions in the early months of 2021 meant women continued to see fewer opportunities to wear skirts and dresses, thus continuing to limit demand for sheer hosiery. The shift to working from home up till summer 2021 also affected the category’s performance,...

  • Hosiery
  • Greece
  • Apparel Sales
  • Hosiery Sales

In 2021, as in 2020, the primary factor affecting hosiery was the ongoing channel shift from physical retailing towards e-commerce. COVID-19 helped to fuel a trend where consumers shied away from physical retail stores for safety reasons and moved towards online channels. Hosiery in Sweden report offers a comprehensive guide to the...

  • Hosiery
  • Sweden
  • Apparel Sales
  • Hosiery Sales

Sheer hosiery was significantly negatively impacted by the pandemic in 2020. It was particularly impacted by the restrictions on social events and parties. Romanian women, especially the older generation, typically wear sheer hosiery with a dress when they go to more formal events such as weddings, birthdays or baptisms. However, since the...

  • Hosiery
  • Romania
  • Hosiery Sales
  • Apparel Sales

Hosiery recorded a modest performance compared to the declines of most other apparel categories in 2020, as it is a staple item (particularly the dominant non-sheer segment) that is used both inside and outside the home. In addition, non-sheer hosiery is sold in modern grocery retailers, unlike many other apparel categories which tend to hold...

  • Hosiery
  • Norway
  • Apparel Sales
  • Hosiery Sales

Hosiery in Spain

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While demand for hosiery improved in 2021 following drastic declines the previous year due to home seclusion as a result of the pandemic, Spanish authorities still had to take measures to try to control the further spread of COVID-19 due to the emergence of new variants. While these restrictions were fewer in number and less severe compared...

  • Hosiery
  • Spain
  • Hosiery Sales
  • Apparel Sales

Volume sales of hosiery rose in 2021 as Moroccans gradually returned to their workplaces. Hosiery became part of female consumers’ work attire again, after many of them spent several months during 2020 working from home. Sales are always highest in autumn and winter when the weather in Morocco is the coldest. Hosiery in Morocco report...

  • Hosiery
  • Morocco
  • Apparel Sales
  • Hosiery Sales

Hosiery posted positive but rather disappointing value growth in 2021 in comparison with its double-digit decline in 2020, primarily due to the failed recovery of sheer hosiery, while the drop of non-sheer hosiery was curtailed twice in 2020. Hosiery in France report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the market...

  • Hosiery
  • France
  • Apparel Sales
  • Hosiery Sales

Hosiery in India

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Athletic hosiery, which is part of non-sheer hosiery, experienced the strongest recovery during 2021. The reason for this was the growth in the healthy living trend, which was driven by the pandemic. Although players in sheer hosiery did also recover somewhat during the year, as footfall to social venues such as restaurants and pubs grew,...

  • Hosiery
  • India
  • Hosiery Sales
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Students and working professionals are the heaviest users of hosiery in Thailand. All school pupils and many university students must adhere to strict dress codes and this requires plainly patterned hosiery in white or brown to match with their uniforms. Parents normally need to purchase new hosiery for their children at the start of every...

  • Hosiery
  • Thailand
  • Hosiery Sales
  • Apparel Sales

Hosiery witnessed growth in both retail volume and current value terms during 2021, due to stability in the number of COVID-19 cases, and as consumers therefore started to go out to work and socialise again, and children started back at schools and joined in other activities. Hence, hosiery benefited from the resumption of occasions and events...

  • Hosiery
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Hosiery Sales
  • Apparel Sales

Sheer hosiery experienced a steep decline in 2020 as lifestyles during the COVID-19 crisis encouraged consumers to shift towards less formal, more comfortable apparel and footwear. Although COVID-19 related restrictions were eased in 2021 as the immediate threat from the disease was perceived to have diminished and the vaccination programme...

  • Hosiery
  • Hungary
  • Hosiery Sales
  • Apparel Sales

As a direct result of pandemic-induced lockdowns and home seclusion, demand for hosiery in Australia witnessed significant declines in 2020, with a greater focus on prioritising expenditure for more essential items during the year. Sheer hosiery recorded the more significant declines due to limited workplace activity, with many employees,...

  • Hosiery
  • Australia
  • Hosiery Sales
  • Apparel Sales

With life gradually returning to more normal conditions in 2021 and consumers returning to work and socialising more often the demand for hosiery also increased and the category registered robust retail value sales growth. However, sales growth for the year was hindered a little by another wave of COVID-19 early on, which led to retail store...

  • Hosiery
  • Denmark
  • Hosiery Sales
  • Apparel Sales

Growth for hosiery remains subdued in 2021. However, the contribution to sales of non-sheer hosiery remains dominant, with sportswear brands continuing to capture share. Non-sheer hosiery from sportswear brands focuses on performance and high functionality. Hosiery in Hong Kong, China report offers a comprehensive guide to the size...

  • Hosiery
  • China
  • Apparel Sales
  • Hosiery Sales

Hosiery saw a partial recovery in current value terms in 2021, but it still posted a small decline in retail volume terms as sales continued to suffer from the poor economic conditions in the country. Key to the category’s improvement has been normalisation of economic activities following the easing of restrictions on movement to work which...

  • Hosiery
  • Nigeria
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  • Apparel Sales

While overall hosiery experienced declining demand due to home seclusion in 2020 and at the start of 2021, sheer hosiery recorded the weaker performance. This category tends to be supported by demand from female consumers in Israel, and as they were unable to leave their homes to work or socialise, demand was lower compared to previous years....

  • Hosiery
  • Israel
  • Hosiery Sales
  • Apparel Sales

Hosiery returned to growth in 2021, having witnessed a particularly marked fall in sales in the previous year. During 2020, hosiery was hit hard by the onset of the global pandemic and measures imposed to limit the spread of COVID-19. Consumers had to stay at home and had few opportunities to socialise. While there is a growing number of women...

  • Hosiery
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Hosiery Sales
  • Apparel Sales

As with most apparel categories, hosiery felt the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdowns of 2020 and 2021. Nevertheless, hosiery suffered less than many other categories. Generally requiring less refined consumer decision-making, hosiery easily shifted to sales through supermarkets and hypermarkets during the lockdown of 2020, as...

  • Hosiery
  • Portugal
  • Hosiery Sales
  • Apparel Sales

In response to COVID-19, the Vietnamese government called for social distancing measures and regional lockdowns, including in large cities like Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. This prevented many people from working, studying and socialising as they normally would, which led to a strong current value sales decline for hosiery in 2021. Hosiery...

  • Hosiery
  • Vietnam
  • Hosiery Sales
  • Apparel Sales

Hosiery was severely impacted by the 2020 lockdowns, and in particular sheer hosiery registered a steep decline in in value and volume sales, as with women working from home and not socialising much, there was very little demand. With society opening up in 2021 and people socialising and working in offices more, value sales increased strongly. Hosiery...

  • Hosiery
  • Argentina
  • Hosiery Sales
  • Apparel Sales

Hosiery in Japan

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In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic hit hosiery extremely hard, as the occasions to wear such products declined dramatically. Working from home negatively impacted sales of sheer hosiery in particular, which is most often purchased by office workers. In the context of a greater consumer focus on comfort and clothing suitable for wearing indoors,...

  • Hosiery
  • Japan
  • Hosiery Sales
  • Apparel Sales

After 2020 was a year of restrictions on movement due to COVID-19, which hampered consumers’ participation in sports activities, the number of people involved in sport increased in 2021, along with the easing of restrictions. The reopening of gyms and sports venues in 2021 led to a rise in the number of people taking up both indoor and outdoor...

  • Hosiery
  • Singapore
  • Apparel Sales
  • Hosiery Sales