The British apparel industry experienced a 3% rise in new job postings in Q4 2023 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by Hugo Boss with 134 job postings according to GlobalData’s analysis of apparel company job postings. GlobalData’s Apparel: Hiring Trends & Signals Q4 2023 report reveals comprehensive insights into hiring patterns, job roles, required skills, geographical trends, and key themes within the apparel industry, facilitating anticipation of future workforce needs. Buy the report here.

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Notably, Sales and Related Occupations jobs accounted for a 49% share of the British apparel industry new job postings in Q4 2023, up by 10% over the prior quarter.

Sales and Related Occupations drive apparel industry hiring activity

Of the industry's total hiring activity, the highest number of new job postings were for Sales and Related Occupations, which accounted for 49% of the total new job postings in Q4 2023 and were down by 57% year-on-year. Second highest were Management Occupations, which accounted for 8% and rise by 28% year-on-year, and third highest were Transportation and Material Moving Occupations, which were 9% of the new job postings and 16% lower year-on-year.

Top five companies in apparel industry accounted for 100% of hiring activity

The highest number of jobs were posted by Hugo Boss with 134, followed by VF with 97, while the highest increase was at Levi Strauss & Co at 263%.

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This content was updated on 6 January 2024

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