Apparel


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

Black Friday

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

Hermes

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

Columbia Sportswear Q3 Profit, Sales Decline, but Outlook Positive

Fall fashion and function at Columbia Sportswear

Portland, OR—Columbia Sportswear Company posted a double-digit decline in third quarter net profit, with sales falling 4% on the … [Read more...]

Under Armour Boasts 27% Q3 Profit Increase

The new ColdGear Infrared uses a ceramic thermo-conductive inner coating to absorb and retain body heat.

Baltimore—Buoyed by sales of its new thermal apparel and legwear, Under Armour today reported a 27% increase in its third quarter … [Read more...]

Research Analyst: Holiday Retail “Could Be the Most Challenging” Ever

Christmas SALE

Charleston, SC—While most recent holiday sales estimates predicted a tougher holiday retail season that previously expected, the … [Read more...]

Nike Predicts Sales Jump to $36 Million by 2017

Nike brand ambassador Serena Williams

Beaverton, OR—Nike Inc., the world’s largest athletic-wear maker, said Wednesday that it expects its annual sales to hit the $36 … [Read more...]

Holiday 2013 Shopping Deals: Beyond Black Friday

Cyber Monday

Los Angeles—With just 25 days between Black Friday and Christmas, down from 32 last year, and four weekends, not five, expect … [Read more...]

Go big or go home! When to go the next size up…

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Have you ever worn something that was so uncomfortable you couldn’t wait to go home and change into those sweatpants you only wear … [Read more...]

Trendy Transportation Around New York City!

Dayna Vasilik

Get your motors running! Can you say winter fashion on wheels? At a recent photo-shoot, I realized that there wasn’t a better … [Read more...]

Report: Consumers Turning to Smartphones, Tablets for Specific Retail Activities

BAG BORROW OR STEAL MOBILE

Chicago–All you have to do is walk down any street USA to notice passers by looking down at their cell phones while making their … [Read more...]

AAFA Updates Restricted Substances List

Restricted Substances List

Arlington, VA—In the quest to make it easier for manufacturers of apparel, accessories and footwear to maintain a "safer and more … [Read more...]

Multiple Uses Drive Sales Surge in Athletic Apparel, Footwear

adidas by Stella McCartney Spring/Summer '14 Presentation during London Fashion Week

Port Washington, NY–Whether it’s on a board or on a court, or in the classroom or office, sports-oriented apparel and footwear is … [Read more...]