The global outlook series on Apparel provides a collection of statistical anecdotes, market briefs, and concise summaries of research findings. The report offers a birdís eye view of latest trends and consumer-dictated themes lending growth traction to this effervescent, ever-changing industry. The report also recapitulates recent noteworthy mergers, acquisitions, and other strategic developments. Market discussions in the report are punctuated with fact-rich market data tables. Regional markets elaborated upon include United States, Canada, Japan, France, Germany, Italy, UK, China, India and Brazil, among others. The report also includes an indexed, easy-to-refer, fact-finder directory listing the addresses, and contact details of 1451 companies worldwide.