Swimwear and Beachwear: Increasing Health Awareness is a Key Growth Driver

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Dublin, Oct. 14, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tv6wwf/swimwear_and) has announced the addition of the "Swimwear and Beachwear - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering.

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Swimwear and Beachwear in Million Units and US$ Million by the following End-Use Segments: Mens Wear, Womens Wear, and Childrens Wear. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, China, South Korea, Brazil, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets.

The report profiles 224 companies including many key and niche players such as American Apparel, Inc., Arena Italia S.p.A, Diana Sport, Eveden Group, Jantzen, Inc., La Perla Group, NOZONE Clothing Limited, ONeill, Inc., PARAH S.p.A., Pentland Group plc., Speedo International Ltd., Perry Ellis International, Inc., Quiksilver, Inc., Seafolly, Seaspray Swimwear, Tefron, TYR Sport, and PVH Corp.

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I. Introduction, Methodology & Product Definitions

  • Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
  • Disclaimers I-2
  • Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2
  • Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3
  • Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3

II. Executive Summary

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1

  • Swimwear and Beachwear - Global Market Scenario II-1
  • Market Snapshots II-1
  • Fashion - An Indispensable Aspect of Swimwear and Beachwear II-2
  • Market Performance during the Global Economic Slowdown II-3
  • US and Brazil - The Largest Swimwear Markets, China Exhibits Fastest Growth II-3
  • Women's Swimwear Rules the Roost, Children's Swimwear - Potential Opportunity Generator II-4

2. GROWTH DRIVERS, MARKET TRENDS & ISSUES II-5

  • Leisure Travel - A Business Case for Swimwear and Beachwear II-5
  • Bold Hues and Asymmetric Patterns Dominate the Market II-5
  • Increasing Health Awareness - A Key Growth Driver II-6
  • Celebrities Drive Swimwear and Beachwear Fashion Trends II-6
  • Non-Skimpy Swimwear Gains Attention II-6
  • UV Protective Swimwear for Kids - A Panacea for Parents Concern II-7
  • Beach Towel Revives into a Fashion Accessory II-7
  • Swimwear and Beachwear Makers Make Hay while the Sun Shines II-7
  • Beachwear Accessories Offered as Add-ons to Increase Profits II-8
  • Product Innovations: Name of the Game II-8
  • Growing Awareness Among Swimwear Users about Technical Specifications of Fabrics II-8
  • Swimwear - An Expensive Affair II-9
  • Lower Participation Rates Trigger Consolidation in the Water Sports Apparel Market II-9
  • FINA Bans High-Technology Swimsuits II-10

3. WOMEN'S AND MEN'S SWIMWEAR AND BEACHWEAR - AN OVERVIEW II-11

  • Women's Swimwear and Beachwear II-11
  • Design Trends in Women's Swimwear II-11
  • Retro Wear Back in Fashion II-11
  • Modest Swimwear - A Burgeoning Market II-12
  • Significance of a Correct Fit and Control Fabric II-12
  • Plus-Size Swimwear Exhibits Significant Growth Potential II-12
  • Swimwear Transcends to Street-Wear Styles II-13
  • Men's Swimwear and Beachwear II-13
  • Men's Swimwear Market - Treading on a Positive Note II-13
  • Design Trends in the Men's Swimwear Market II-13
  • Floral Patterns and Bright Colors - In Vogue in Men's Segment II-14

4. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-15

  • Swimwear II-15
  • Swimsuits: An Overview II-15
  • Some Interesting Facts II-15
  • Evolution of Swimsuits II-16
  • Advantages of Swimwear II-16
  • Market Segmentation II-17
  • Women's Swimwear II-17
  • One-Piece Swimsuits II-17
  • Tank Suits II-17
  • Sling Bikini II-17
  • Pretzel suit II-17
  • Monokini II-17
  • Maillots II-17
  • Two-Piece Swimsuits II-18
  • Kneeskin II-18
  • Bodyskin II-18
  • Racerback II-18
  • Men's Swimwear II-19
  • Racing Suits II-19
  • Drag Suits II-19
  • Square Leg Suits II-19
  • Men's Bikinis II-20
  • Swim Trunks II-20
  • Speedos II-20
  • Legskin II-21
  • Kids Swimwear II-21
  • Kids Bathing Suits II-21
  • Girls Swimsuits II-21
  • Beachwear II-22
  • Beachwear - More Substantial Wear II-22
  • Evolution of Beachwear II-22
  • Beach-Ready Combinations II-22
  • Women's Beachwear II-22
  • Styles in Vogue II-22
  • Materials in Use II-23
  • Bandeaux II-23
  • Bikinis II-23
  • Bathrobes II-23
  • Beach Pants II-24
  • Cover-ups II-24
  • Joggers II-24
  • Kimono II-25
  • Pareos II-25
  • Sarongs II-25
  • Swim Pants II-26
  • Thongs II-26
  • Burkini Beach Wear II-27
  • Men's Beachwear II-27
  • Men's Shirts II-27
  • Men's Shorts II-27
  • Men Board Shorts II-28
  • Men's Beach Pants II-28
  • Waterproof Pants II-28
  • Kids/Children's Beachwear II-28
  • Kids Capris II-29
  • Girls Shirts II-29
  • Boys Shorts II-29
  • Distribution of Swimwear and Beachwear II-29

5. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS AND INTRODUCTIONS II-30

  • Portico and Parasol Collaborate to Introduce Portico Swim Collection II-30
  • Littlewoods Introduces Swimwear Range by Myleene Klass II-30
  • Lands End Launches Shape & Enhance Swimwear Collection II-30
  • Platypus Australia Introduces Summer 2013 Range of Childrens UV Protective Swimwear II-31
  • Curvissa Launches Winter Sun Swimwear Collection II-31
  • Aquazzurra Launches Online Swimwear Store II-31
  • Lybethras Unveils 2013 Swimwear Collection II-31
  • Victorias Secret Unveils "Bright Young Things" Beachwear Collection II-32
  • Ashley Stewart Launches Swimwear Collection II-32
  • Oiler and Boiler Unveils Island Super Wear Collection of Swimwear II-32
  • John Malkovich Introduces Mens Beachwear for Yoox.com II-32
  • Wholesalesarong.com Introduces New Celtic Sarongs II-32
  • SENSI Bikinis Launches Second Collection of Indian Summer Swimwear II-33
  • Lifeguard Master Unveils Mens Lifeguard Swimsuit II-33
  • Feline Swimwear Introduces Customizable Swimwear Line II-33
  • DVF and Roxy Launch New Line of Swimwear II-34
  • Vanwolff Introduces Mens Swimwear Lines II-34
  • HOM Unveils Mens Underwear Designs on deadgoodundies.com II-34
  • Oakley to Introduce Swimwear Range for Women II-34
  • TAVIK® Introduces 2013 Spring and Summer Swimwear Collection II-35
  • Aqua Sphere Launches NAIAD and Active Swim Range II-35
  • Calvin Klein Introduces the 2012 Swimwear Spring Summer Collection II-36
  • Adore Me Introduces Swimwear Segment II-36
  • Fullbeauty Introduces Plus Size Swimwear for Women II-36
  • Spicy Lingerie Introduces Swimwear Range for Women II-36
  • Jordan Taylor Inc Launches Caitlin Kelly Swimwear II-36
  • Arena International Unveils Powerskin Carbon-Pro II-37
  • Versace Unveils Beachwear and Underwear Range for Men and Women II-37
  • Peixoto Introduces 2013 "Color Me Lovely" Swimwear Collection II-37
  • Bordelle Unveils Bond-Age Swimwear Cruise Collection II-38
  • Curvysea.com Introduces Plus Size Swimwear Collection II-38
  • Snapper Rock Launches Beachwear Collection II-38
  • BodyBody.com Unveils Summer 2012 Swimwear Collection II-38
  • Clever Moda Launches Fall 2012 Swimwear Collection II-39
  • Sweetpea Swimwear Introduces Glamorous Swimwear Range II-39
  • Ecoswim.com Unveils Eco Swim Swimwear Collection II-39
  • Meemi Launches Make Waves Swimwear Collection II-39
  • Fox & Rose Introduces 2012 Beachwear Collection II-39
  • Love Brand Unveils The Icons Range of Swimming Trunks II-40
  • SauvageWear.com Introduces 2012 Swimwear Collection II-40
  • The Orchid Boutique Unveils Orchid Label Swimwear Range II-40
  • Peixoto Introduces 'Such is Life in the Tropics' Swimwear Collection II-40
  • SwimZip Introduces Swimwear Line for Children II-40
  • Freya Launches New Swimwear Range II-41
  • Calavera Swimwear Introduce New Collection II-41
  • Malibu Dream Girl Introduces Maidenform Swimwear II-41
  • Paolita Introduces 2012 Beachwear Collections II-42
  • Elite Fashion Swimwear Unveils Luli Fama Swimwear Collection II-42
  • Mya Blue Beach Introduces New Swimwear Collections II-42
  • Swimwear Boutique.com Makes Additions to Designer Swimwear Range II-43
  • Aguaclara Rolls Out New Collection of Swimwear II-43
  • Lee And Lani Swimwear LLC Rolls Out 2012 Swimwear Collection II-43
  • Wildfox Couture Unveils Wildfox Swim Collection II-44
  • Le Doux Swimwear Rolls Out 2012 Sin City Glitz Summer Collection II-44
  • Littlewoods Europe Introduces New Range of Swimwear and Shapewear II-44
  • ARGENTOVIVO Unveils Spring/Summer Collection 2011 II-44
  • French Connection Unveils Beachwear and Swimwear Collection II-45
  • Odina Swimwear Introduces Spring 2011 Swimwear Collection II-45
  • Spanx Launches shaping swimwear II-45
  • Shabby Apple Unveils Queensland Line of Swimwear II-45
  • TYR Unveils Tracer Rise II-46
  • Naturana Unveils Eco-friendly Swimwear II-46
  • Suzy May Unveils New Range of Swimwear II-46
  • Aimer Unveils New Swimwear Line II-46
  • Lands End Unveils Swimwear Line II-46
  • Scofoni Unveils Sarah Scotford's Swimwear Collection II-46
  • Kikidoll Unveils Signature Shell Swimwear Line II-47
  • Speedo Unveils Shapeline Collection II-47
  • Speedo Unveils 2010 Performance Swimwear II-47

6. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-48

  • PVH Acquires The Warnaco Group II-48
  • PVH Inks Licensing Agreement with Comercio Excelente II-48
  • Cake Lingerie Acquires Ilant II-48
  • Malibu Design and Ruby Rd Enter Licensing Partnership II-48
  • Koru Swimwear Collaborates with Jay Alders II-49
  • Trimera Group Signs Licensing Agreement with BCBG MAX AZRIA GROUP II-49
  • Carlyle Group Buys Stake in Penti II-49
  • G-III Apparel Group Takes Over Vilebrequin II-49
  • Manhattan Beachwear Secures License for Marketing Adidas Swimwear II-49
  • Wacoal Takes Over Eveden Group II-50
  • American Apparel Takes Over Warriors of Radness II-50
  • Fashion Holding Acquires Zingara II-50
  • ModelWorx Studio Acquires Substantial Stake in Blooming Bikinis II-50
  • Sperry Top-Sider and Manhattan Beachwear Enter into Licensing Partnership II-50
  • Parah Opens New Stores in Rome and Peschiera del Garda II-51
  • Manhattan Beachwear Secures License for Modern Amusement Brand II-51
  • Linsalata Capital Partners Takes Over Apparel Ventures II-51
  • N Brown Group plc Acquires Figleaves II-51

7. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS II-52

  • American Apparel, Inc. (USA) II-52
  • Arena Italia S.p.A (Italy) II-52
  • Diana Sport (USA) II-52
  • Eveden Group (UK) II-53
  • Jantzen, Inc. (USA) II-53
  • La Perla Group (Italy) II-54
  • NoZONE Clothing Limited (Canada) II-54
  • ONeill, Inc. (USA) II-54
  • PARAH S.p.A (Italy) II-55
  • Pentland Group plc. (UK) II-55
  • Speedo International Ltd. (UK) II-55
  • Perry Ellis International, Inc. (USA) II-56
  • Quiksilver, Inc. (USA) II-56
  • Seafolly (Australia) II-56
  • Seaspray Swimwear (UK) II-57
  • Tefron (Israel) II-57
  • TYR Sport, Inc. (USA) II-57
  • PVH Corp. (USA) II-58

8. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-59

  • Volume Analytics II-59

III. Market
1. The United States
2. Canada
3. Japan
4. Europe
5. China
6. South Korea
7. Brazil
8. Rest of World

IV. Competitive Landscape

Total Companies Profiled: 224 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 234)

  • The United States (94)
  • Canada (4)
  • Japan (2)
  • Europe (88)
  • - France (2)
  • - Germany (10)
  • - The United Kingdom (18)
  • - Italy (26)
  • - Spain (10)
  • - Rest of Europe (22)
  • Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (37)
  • Latin America (5)
  • Africa (2)
  • Middle East (2)

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