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Don’t Miss: Spring, Summer 2015 Accessories Trends!

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NPD: Smaller Categories Help Drive 4% Increase in 2013 Women’s Apparel Sales

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Port Washington, NY—Total U.S. women’s apparel retail sales grew 4% in 2013, propelled by smaller niche categories that drove the … [Read more...]

Looking Ahead: Accessories Directions Analyzes Spring, Summer 2015 Trends

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New York--Trends happen faster than ever, driving demand for accessories trend projections that are right on the money! … [Read more...]

Accessories Directions Trend Forecasting: Spring/Summer 2015 Report Available

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New York--Trends happen faster than ever, driving demand for accessories trend projections that are right on the money! … [Read more...]

Week in Review: 10 Must Reads to Remember

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New York—The focus on fashion moved from New York to London and Milan (and soon Paris). And Accessories has been following the … [Read more...]

NPD: U.S. Apparel Sales Rose 2% in 2013

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Port Washington, NY–Total U.S. apparel sales edged up in 2013 helped by growth in particular women’s categories. According to The … [Read more...]

Trade Associations Urge End of Cambodian Unrest

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Arlington, VA—The six leading North American trade associations representing apparel and footwear brands and retailers, including … [Read more...]

“Starter Clubhouse” Pops-Up for Super Bowl XLVIII

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New York—Midtown Manhattan is turning into a veritable playground for Super Bowl XLVIII revelers. To coincide with the Feb. 2 game … [Read more...]

AAFA Releases ApparelStats, ShoeStats 2013 Reports

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Arlington, VA—The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) today released its ApparelStats 2013 and ShoeStats 2013 … [Read more...]

Columbia Sportswear Venture Poised for Growth

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Portland, OR—Columbia Sportswear has begun its new joint venture with Swire Resources, which is designed to act as a springboard … [Read more...]

“Black Weekend” Totals: Retail Sales Up, Store Shopper Traffic Down

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Chicago–It’s a weekend that retailers anticipate and dissect to figure out where trends may be taking their business. And Black … [Read more...]

Hermès Raises Sales Forecast Despite Q3 Miss

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Paris—While Hermès International SCA reported today that its third quarter leathergoods sales dropped 0.5%—one of its worst … [Read more...]

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