Employers decide what their workers will wear. This decision process has been at the heart of the corporatewear industry (to give workwear its more business-like name) for nearly 50 years. For 25% of the adult employed population of the developed countries of the world, what we wear to work is what our employers have given us.
Merchandise is typically sold at wholesale prices to companies or rented by them from garment rental companies that launder the garments on a “revolving” basis (one on the wearer, one in the locker, one at the rental laundry).
This latest edition of just-style’s global workwear report updates its market valuation data post-recession and provides a complete worldwide picture of the state of the sector. The report inclues:
- Forecasts for the market size by major region out to 2019
- A breakdown of workwear categories and routes of industry supply
- A clear and no-nonsense explanation of this complex category
The report focuses on the state of garment rental, manufacturing and fabrics.
Categories covered in the data include:
- General workwear
- Health workwear
- Corporate career clothing
- Promotional casual clothing