State of Decorated Apparel Industry Report, Spring 2024


Year: Spring 2024
Pages: 19


This report is based on a survey of 72 apparel decorators conducted in March 2024. The participants have annual sales ranging from less than $250,000 to more than $20 million and offer a variety of decoration technologies, including screen printing, embroidery, direct-to-film, direct-to-garment, sublimation, and custom cut/sew. The report covers several key topics, such as trends in sales, operating cost inflation, prices, and pre-tax profitability through the first quarter of 2024, as well as expectations for the entire year. It also explores products with the most growth potential, strategies apparel decorators plan to improve upon this year compared to last year, and the next big disruptor in apparel decoration. Additionally, the report delves into the analog-to-digital transition and print-on-demand services, including details on who is offering these services and their projected sales for 2024.

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