Apparel


NPD: Plus Size Apparel Performance Strong in E-commerce, Dept. Stores

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Port Washington, NY– Plus-sized women’s clothing, which generally constitutes sizes 18 and up in the United States, grew 5% from … [Read more...]

Be In Touch With Accessories Directions’ Spring, Summer 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...]

Spring 15 Preview: Accessories Directions Analyzes Next Spring, Summer 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...]

AAFA Bows Database for U.S.-Made Manufacturing

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Arlington, VA—It just got a whole lot easier to find apparel and footwear companies that produce domestically.The American … [Read more...]

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

"Dress to Impress" styles at Ann Taylor

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...]

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

Burberry Prorsum, BCBG Max Azria, Polo Ralph Lauren

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

Spring denim trends at Nordstrom

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

Trekking through the Colorado snow, wearing Columbia Sportswear head to toe

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

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