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The Appealing Apparel and Accessories Arena

It is often being said, the way you dress, the way you will be addressed. Fashion industry is growing on a tremendous rate and getting associated with this business is extremely profitable.

Your wardrobe communicates your persona, status, and wealth. It can reveal how confident, bold or how reserved you are. But have you ever thought that besides adding grace to your persona, the business of apparel and accessories make handsome profits too? Yes you heard it right. Indian clothing industry is brushing up with some exciting make-over, thanks to growing apparel designers and incoming of style vistas to our market. Read with us the best segments to invest in.

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Men Wear: Men are buying

They know the importance of a good suit and tie. They know looking best is really important. According to Technopak Advisors, a retail consultancy, the entire apparel industry is expected to grow by 11% to Rs 10,32,000 crore by 2020. The men’s ready-to-wear gets a new luster and spin thanks to a host of luxury brands available.

Big Brands:
Cobb, Monte Carlo, Blackberry, Koutons, Panatloon, Siyaram’s.

Women wear: Feminine and Fashion

It won’t be wrong if I call fashion, the second name of woman. Women has variety of choices. Be its western wear, ethnic wear, office wear or sports wear, ladies are the leaders of this field. According to the estimates,“Ladies wear business to grow at a CAGR of around 11% by 2015”. Investment in this sector would be fruitful.

Big Brands:
Ritu Wears, Mango, Levis, Madame and more

Kids Wear : No kidding

Consumers are becoming brand-conscious and competition is definitely increasing, says Anil Lakhani, Executive Director, Gini & Jony“. Kids wear spells big business in India. With style icons like Harper Seven and little Suri Cruise being talked about in India and movies, advertisements and TV reality shows catering exclusively to children, the kids apparel market is the next big thing to watch out for.

Big Brands:
Lilliput, Gini & Jony, Catmoss, Hello Kitty, Mom & Me

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Leaders of the Fashion Industry

Fashion Accessories: Accessorize your Business

Your outfit is never complete without the perfect accessories. It is a very high growth area as there are hardly any branded players present in this segment and as the fashion craze in India increases astronomically, the growth in accessories is a natural progress. Not only women, men too lies in this segment. The category includes jackets, boots, shoes, ties, hats, belts, gloves, muffs, jewelry, watches, sashes, scarves, shawls, socks, and stockings.

Big Brands:
Calzini Fashions, Zardogi, Accessorize

In my previous blog, you have read about the clothing sales representative career opportunity in apparel sector. Today I bring some more.
Either you can start your own clothing business
or

1. You can buy a franchise outlet of a known brand. Opening a franchise is as simple as 123. You should have-

  • Proper Location
  • Enough Finance
  • Sound Knowledge

2. You can become distributor of clothes. For distribution of apparel, you need to have:

  • Storage Space
  • Transportation
  • Good knowledge of latest trends
  • Strong Network with Manufacturers

Want to know more about this trendsetting business? Give us a click and steal the oodles of opportunities.

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6 Comments on "The Appealing Apparel and Accessories Arena"

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  1. Shaifi says:

    My cousin was finding some good brand to take distributorship of. I just read this article and also told him to read it. He said that he is interested in joining COBB. Do you offer any kind of help in connecting people like us to these types of big brands ?

  2. megha says:

    wow superb……relevant information…thanks to the writer …got to know much about fashion industry & also benefits of investing in this field …thanks :):)..

  3. Richa says:

    Very informative blog..applause for blog writer.. Earlier i was really confused in which product to take distributorship because Apparel industry is very vast. Now my thoughts are clear about taking distributorship in fashion accessories

  4. Ankit Soni says:

    I just completed my MBA and was so much interested in starting business in fashion industry. After reading your post, i am thinking to buy a franchise of accessories as i have good sense of fashion and enough money to invest in. Such an informative post, i must say !

  5. Deepak says:

    Superb report on this industry, few things i got to know through this post only e.g. the opportunities in Kids Wear segment which i thought a small segment to target. I recently started a shoes business and now i feel i can also indulge into franchise business of kids garments as it seems lucrative one. Please provide more info on franchise business in garments. Thanks once again for such detailed info.

  6. jagriti says:

    hey ,I found it very beneficial, Do let me know more about it, also if you can provide me with some similar business in franchisee.

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