The industry’s revenue for the year 2007 was approximately US$.7 billion with an estimated gross profit of 38%. Import was valued at $.6 billion from 92 countries. The industry also exported $372.4 million US dollars worth of merchandise to 102 countries. Adding import value to and subtracting export value from the industry’s shipment value, the total domestic demand for the industry in 2007 was $1 billion. This report also analysed 42 downstream industries and 30 upstream industries, their channel and pricing structure, as well as the supply chain cost structure.
Definition & Classification: This US industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing leather goods (except footwear, luggage, handbags, purses, and personal leathergoods). This 6-digit NAICS industry (316999) is under the hierarchy of Other Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing Industry (31699), Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing Subsector (316), and the Manufacturing Sector (31-33). Its SIC equivalent codes are: 3131 – Boot and Shoe Cut Stock and Findings (except wood heels and metal buckles); and 3199 – Leather Goods, NEC.
This 158-page report is a detailed information resource based on the 6-digit NAICS code. It includes at least five years of independently researched industry statistics that are cross-referenced with the relevant US and international economic indicators. All data have been verified to ensure the highest quality. Use this report for a comprehensive industry analysis or as an industry reference guide to aid benchmarking and forecasting. It can also be a tool to understand trends and to uncover new business opportunities. Detailed explanations accompany all statistical data. Where relevant, the data is illustrated in charts, tables or maps.
Clients include Fortune 500 companies, manufacturers, international top consulting firms, major retailers and wholesalers, professional trade associations, financial corporations, universities, governmental entities, start-ups and individuals.  
For a complete overview of this report click here