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Global Functional Apparel Strategic Market Report 2023-2030: Groundbreaking Technologies Adding Feather to Functional Apparel's Cap

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Functional Apparel Market

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Dublin, Dec. 07, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Functional Apparel - Global Strategic Business Report" report has been added to's offering.

Global Functional Apparel Market to Reach $477.1 Billion by 2030

The global market for Functional Apparel estimated at US$294 Billion in the year 2022, is projected to reach a revised size of US$477.1 Billion by 2030, growing at a CAGR of 6.2% over the analysis period 2022-2030. Sportswear, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to record 6.1% CAGR and reach US$155.5 Billion by the end of the analysis period. Growth in the Footwear segment is estimated at 6.8% CAGR for the next 8-year period.

In 2022, the fashion industry experienced a notable shift towards functional apparel due to the impact of COVID-19. Functional apparel offers both style and practicality, aligning with consumers' changing preferences for versatile and comfortable clothing. Functional apparel encompasses a range of designs and manufacturing techniques, focusing on attributes like durability, comfort, and performance. This market showed promise for continued growth in the coming years.

Sportswear emerged as a prominent segment within the functional apparel market, driven by the demand for activewear and athleisure wear. Professional athletes were a significant customer base for such functional apparel. The distribution of functional apparel was primarily through supermarkets and hypermarkets, catering to a wide audience. Developed regions held a strong presence in the market due to their higher consumer base and purchasing power.

Key competitors in the global functional apparel market engaged in fierce competition, offering a variety of products to meet consumer needs. Recent market activity involved product launches, marketing strategies, and innovations to gain a competitive edge.

The U.S. Market is Estimated at $94.1 Billion, While China is Forecast to Grow at 7.8% CAGR

The Functional Apparel market in the U.S. is estimated at US$94.1 Billion in the year 2022. China, the world's second largest economy, is forecast to reach a projected market size of US$71.2 Billion by the year 2030 trailing a CAGR of 7.8% over the analysis period 2022 to 2030. Among the other noteworthy geographic markets are Japan and Canada, each forecast to grow at 5.4% and 5.5% respectively over the 2022-2030 period. Within Europe, Germany is forecast to grow at approximately 5.6% CAGR.

What`s New?

  • Special discussions on the global economic climate and market sentiment

  • Coverage on global competitiveness and key competitor percentage market shares

  • Market presence analysis across multiple geographies - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial

  • Online interactive peer-to-peer collaborative bespoke updates

  • Access to digital archives and trademarked research platform

  • Complimentary updates for one year

  • Access to curated YouTube video transcripts of market sentiments shared by CEOs, domain experts and market influencers via interviews, podcasts, press statements and event keynotes

Key Attributes:

Report Attribute


No. of Pages


Forecast Period

2022 - 2030

Estimated Market Value (USD) in 2022

$294 Billion

Forecasted Market Value (USD) by 2030

$477.1 Billion

Compound Annual Growth Rate


Regions Covered



  • Functional Apparel to Reap Rich Dividends with Health & Wellness Trend

  • Rising Participation in Sporting Activities & Inclination Towards Workouts Fuel Demand for Sports Functional Apparel

  • Participation in Sports & Fitness Activities Favors Growth in Functional Apparel Market: Average % of Americans Engaged in Sports & Fitness Activity Each Day for 2010, 2014 and 2019

  • Sports & Fitness Clothing Market Presents Growth Opportunities for Functional Fitness & Sports Apparel: Global Sports & Fitness Clothing Market Size (in US$ Million) for the Years 2019 and 2025

  • Performance Outdoor Apparel

  • Reactive Fabrics and Materials in Sports Clothing

  • Improving Performance of Athletes in Professional Sports

  • Smart Clothing with Thermal Changes

  • Heated Sports Clothing Picks Up

  • Snow Sports Functional Apparel Gains Strength

  • Consumer Preference for Activewear in Daily Life to Fuel Functional Sportswear Market

  • Global Activewear Market Size (in US$ Billion) for the Years 2019, 2022 and 2025

  • Technology Trends Revolutionizing Active Wear Market

  • Protective Clothing: A Key Part of Functional Apparel Market

  • Notable Trends in Protective Clothing Market

  • Introduction of Nanotechnology Applications Fuel Growth for Protective Clothing Market

  • Mandatory Regulations Drive Focus onto Protective Textiles

  • Rising Demand for Performance Boosting Apparel Bodes Well for the Functional Apparel Market

  • Functional and Durable Work Apparel Grows in Prominence

  • Expanding Needs of Workwear Industry to Drive Gains in Functional Work Apparel Market: Global Workwear Market Size (in US$ Million) for the Years 2019 & 2024

  • Rise in Workplace Accidents Fuels Demand for Functional Apparel

  • High Levels of Workplace Related Accidents Bring Renewed Emphasis on Functional Protective Clothing: Global Annual Work Related Fatalities (In Thousand) by Region

  • COVID-19 Pandemic Disrupts Functional Workwear Apparel Industry

  • Advent of Innovative Technologies Fuel Demand for Functional Workwear Apparel

  • Superior Attributes of Flame-Retardant Workwear over Traditional Workwear Benefit Market

  • Multi-Functional and Lighter Fabric Workwear Grows in Demand in Oil & Gas Industry

  • Functional Medical Clothing Grows in Importance amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

  • Safety Requirements Drive Need for Medical Textiles

  • Functional Footwear Designed to Improve Comfort & Ensure Safety

  • Rising Concerns over Environmental Degradation Fuel Demand for Natural and Eco-Friendly Fibers

  • Focus on the Use of Natural Fibers in Functional Clothing

  • Multi-Functional Durable Clothing: High Growth Opportunities

  • Groundbreaking Technologies Adding Feather to Functional Apparel's Cap

  • Technological Advancements Fastrack Adoption of Functional Apparels

  • E-Commerce Platforms Boost Growth in Functional Apparel Market

  • COVID-19 Driven Rise in E-Commerce Sales Benefit Functional Apparel Market: Global Retail E-Commerce Website Traffic in Average Monthly Visits (in Billions) for Jun-2019 to Jun-2020

  • Demographic Trends Impact Prospects: Urbanization & Middle Class Population Influence Growth

  • World Urban Population in Thousands: 1950-2050P

  • Global Middle Class Population (In Million) by Region for the Years 2020, 2025 and 2030

  • Global Middle Class Spending (US$ Trillion) by Region for the Years 2020, 2025, 2030


  • Amer Sports Corporation

  • Carhartt, Inc.

  • Aramark Corporation

  • Columbia Sportswear Company

  • ASICS Corporation

  • Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Ltd. (ABFRL)

  • Bunzl PLC

  • Amoena Medizin-Orthopadie-Technik GmbH

  • Bragard SA

  • Confezioni Tutal Srl

  • Clarus Corporation

  • Admiral Sportswear Ltd.

  • ANTA Sports Products Ltd.

  • Brooks Sports, Inc.

  • Dainese SpA

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