Answered By: Macee Damon
Last Updated: Jul 27, 2017     Views: 42

  1. MarketLine Industry profiles provides Five Forces Analysis for the Womenswear industry, though they tend toward the midgrade and not designer wear.
  2. Standard & Poor's has an Apparel and Footwear report, which contains a section titled "How an Industry Operates."
  3.  IBISWorld has facts about industry forces including upstream, downstream, supply, demand and key drivers. Be sure to explore the sections on "Competitive Landscape" and "Operating Conditions."
  4. Trade publications -- use EBSCO and Proquest
  5. Industry associations -- Google the word "Trade association:___________" including the colon, for interest groups connected to your company.  For example "Trade associations: Coffee"  yields top coffee trade associations.  

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