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Be careful to check the year of publication before making purchases.  We are not sure if you would want to read old directories because the information may be out dated...  However, the choices are here for you just incase you do have interest in these womenswear industry guides.  Again, check the details carefully to make sure to get the guide that is appropriate.  You may find more current women's clothing guides from a different place.  We will do our best to keep this list updated when we find new womens clothing directories, but we make no guarantee...  If you find newer clothing guides for womenswear, just let us know and we will add them.

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  • Women's and Children's Wear Buyers, 2010-2011
  • Women's and Children's Wear Buyers 2008-2009 Published by Salesmans Guide.  Whether you're just beginning in the women's or children's apparel market or looking to revitalize your business, the information in Women's & Children's Wear Buyers can help you achieve your goals. With over 13,500 key executives and buyers so you can reach the decision-makers without wasting your valuable time talking to the wrong people. Each listing in the Women's & Children's Wear Buyers Directory includes key information such as: Contact names and titles, Type of merchandise bought, Number of stores, Street & P.O. Box addresses, Phone & fax numbers, Website and e-mail addresses.

The National Register of Apparel Manufacturers: Women & Children's Wear, Seventh Edition This directory gives full company information on nearly 4,000 apparel manufacturers in the United States. Detailed information includes: company details and officers, fax numbers, year established, dollar volume, number of employees, price range, type of activity including whether the company sells licenses, what type of garments produced, the fabrics used, and other labels affiliated with the company. The directory is fully indexed for easy cross-reference.

The Women's Wear Market Buyer's Guide Publisher: Infomart (June 1, 1998)

The 2007 Report on Womenswear: World Market Segmentation by City : This report was created for global strategic planners who cannot be content with traditional methods of segmenting world markets. With the advent of a borderless world, cities become a more important criteria in prioritizing markets, as opposed to regions, continents, or countries. This report covers the top 2000 cities in over 200 countries. It does so by reporting the estimated market size (in terms of latent demand) for each major city of the world. It then ranks these cities and reports them in terms of their size as a percent of the country where they are located, their geographic region (e.g. Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, North America, Latin America), and the total world market. In performing various economic analyses for its clients, I have been occasionally asked to investigate the market potential for various products and services across cities. The purpose of the studies is to understand the density of demand within a country and the extent to which a city might be used as a point of distribution within its region. From an economic perspective, however, a city does not represent a population within rigid geographical boundaries. To an economist or strategic planner, a city represents an area of dominant influence over markets in adjacent areas. This influence varies from one industry to another, but also from one period of time to another. In what follows, I summarize the economic potential for the world\'s major cities for "womenswear" for the year 2007. The goal of this report is to report my findings on the real economic potential, or what an economist calls the latent demand, represented by a city when defined as an area of dominant influence. The reader needs to realize that latent demand may or may not represent real sales. For many items, latent demand is clearly observable in sales, as in the case for food or housing items. Consider, however, the category "satellite launch vehicles". Clearly, there are no launch pads in most cities of the world. However, the core benefit of the vehicles (e.g. telecommunications, etc.) is "consumed" by residents or industries within the world\'s cities. Without certain cities, in other words, the market for satellite launch vehicles would be lower for the world in general. One needs to allocate, therefore, a portion of the worldwide economic demand for launch vehicles to both regions and cities. This report takes the broader definition and considers, therefore, a city as a part of the global market.

The 2007-2012 Outlook for Womenswear in India This study covers the latent demand outlook for womenswear across the states, union territories and cities of India. Latent demand (in millions of U.S. dollars), or potential industry earnings (P.I.E.) estimates are given across over 5,100 cities in India. For each city in question, the percent share the city is of it's state or union territory and of India as a whole is reported. These comparative benchmarks allow the reader to quickly gauge a city. 

Womenswear in United Kingdom: A Strategic Entry Report, 1997 (Strategic Planning Series) The primary audience for this report is managers involved with the highest levels of the strategic planning process, and consultants who help their clients with this task. The user will not only benefit from the hundreds of hours that went into the methodology and its application, but also from its alternative perspective on strategic planning in United Kingdom.  This report helps executives evaluate strategic investment and entry alternatives in United Kingdom. In order to evaluate United Kingdom, Icon Group International, Inc. draws on a methodology developed by Professor Philip Parker at INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France. The methodology decomposes a country's strategic potential along two key dimensions: (1) latent demand, and (2) accessibility. A country may have very high latent demand, yet have low accessibility, making it a less attractive market than many smaller potential countries having higher levels of accessibility.   This report provides a strategic profile of United Kingdom along these lines. Throughout the discussion, literally hundreds of statistics on United Kingdom are bench-marked against regional and global averages. The reader can thus quickly understand where United Kingdom fits into the regional and global perspective. The report first investigates the economic fundamentals affecting United Kingdom. These fundamentals are the source for United Kingdom's latent demand. Then, the subsequent chapters detail United Kingdom's accessibility. This evaluation covers a number of entry alternatives, including export strategies, and local direct investment strategies. If a firm decides to have a local presence in United Kingdom, this requires a strategic understanding of local business conditions. The conditions investigated in this report include local marketing (advertising, distribution, pricing issues) and entry strategies (opening an office, joint venturing, etc.), as well as human... From the Publisher  "Our publications provide timely and reliable market information as a complement to strategic planning processes. For a price well below the cost of a round-trip business-class ticket, the executive has access to the basic factors driving strategic planning. As such, our reports are a 'one-stop' shop by giving coverage on economic and political issues, as well as analyzing human resources, entry strategies and legal risks. With offices in Europe, Africa and the United States, Icon Group International has a number of specialty research groups. This report was published by the Consumer Products Research Group".

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