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COVID-19 impact on Apparel

The COVID-19 outbreak has now spread around the world, leaving a trail of destruction in its wake. The pandemic has already changed how we work and how we live our lives. Many of these changes will have long-term implications. Companies in every sector, including Apparel, will need to adopt new technologies and new ways of working as they adapt to these new realities.

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Deal trends in the Apparel sector during COVID-19

Just Style’s COVID-19 deal tracker monitors deals that took place across the Apparel sector during the pandemic.

Deals trends in the Apparel Sector: Q1 2020 – Q2 2021

379 Acquisition

Total Value US$m: 39,982.6
YOY Change: 1286.9%

231 Venture Financing

Total Value US$m: 2,121.2
YOY Change: 337.4%

183 Equity Offering

Total Value US$m: 20,728.8
YOY Change: 125.1%

151 Private Equity

Total Value US$m: 36,784.2
YOY Change: 538.3%

145 Debt Offering

Total Value US$m: 75,288.1
YOY Change: -39.2%

64 Asset Transaction

Total Value US$m: 2,651.5
YOY Change: 706.7%

27 Merger

Total Value US$m: 527.6
YOY Change: 562.6%

24 Partnership

Total Value US$m: NA
YOY Change: -

Innovation in the Apparel sector during COVID-19

To best track innovation in response to COVID-19’s impact on the Apparel sector, Just Style tracks the patent applications, as well as the patent applicants throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

Number of patents in the Apparel sector: 2018 – 2021

The COVID-19 patents tracker in the Apparel sector monitors the patent applications pre- and post-outbreak.

Note: Application counts are based on publications. Patent applications which are not published yet are not considered for analysis. Publication may take up to 18 months from the application of patents.

Top Patent Applicants in the Apparel sector: Pre-COVID-19 (Filing Year 2018 – 2019)

Just Style patent ownership data monitors the patent applicants in the sector before the COVID-19 outbreak.

Top Patent Applicants in the Apparel sector: Post-COVID-19 (Filing Year 2020 – H1 2021)

Just Style patent ownership data monitors the patent applicants in the sector after the COVID-19 outbreak.

Note: Application counts are based on publications. Patent applications which are not published yet are not considered for analysis. Publication may take up to 18 months from the application of patents.

Number of COVID-19 mentions in filings in the Apparel sector: Q1 2020 – Q2 2021

Just Style tracks thousands of companies and their annual and quarterly filings. Our analysis monitors the mentions of COVID-19 in those filings during the pandemic.

COVID-19 versus top 5 themes in Apparel

Just Style compares COVID-19 mentions in filings with other top themes in filings data during the pandemic.

Top 10 companies with COVID-19 mentions in filings

Just Style tracks which apparel companies mention COVID-19 in filings the most during the pandemic.

Jobs insights in the Apparel sector during COVID-19

Just Style monitors live apparel company jobs postings to assess the impact of COVID-19 on the sector.

Job trends in the Apparel sector

Jobs postings by apparel companies after the outbreak. The COVID-19 jobs tracker in the Apparel sector looks at jobs posted, closed and active to assess the impact of the pandemic on sector jobs.

Most active Apparel companies: Jobs

Just Style’s Apparel jobs tracker lists apparel companies with the most jobs posted during the COVID-19 period.

Apparel influencer discussions on COVID-19

Just Style tracks the mentions of COVID-19 by leading Apparel influencers on Twitter. The chart indicates the volume of tweets and influencers pertaining to COVID-19.

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