Apparel


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...]

Nike Q1 Profit Leaps 38% on Better Sales, Gross Margin

Tennis star and Nike brand ambassador Serena Williams layers the Black Nike Tech Fleece Windrunner.

Beaverton, OR—Nike reported Thursday a 38% leap in its first quarter profit helped by improved gross margins and sales increases … [Read more...]

NPD: Tailored Is Back and Driving Growth in Apparel Sales

Merino sweater jacket from J. Crew

Port Washington, NY—Although economists have been warnings that recovery-weary consumers are holding back on non-essential, … [Read more...]

Economy Improving? “Hemline Index” Confirms It

Copy of From left Victoria Beckham, Jeremy Laing, Brandon Sun

Bloomfield Hills, MI—Leading economic indicators, such as the S&P 500 and the Consumer Price Index, are widely viewed as … [Read more...]

Krakoff, Investors Take Control of Reed Krakoff Collection

Reed Krakoff Spring 2014 collection at New York Fashion Week

New York—Reed Krakoff, former Coach president and creative director, held his Spring 2014 runway show for his eponymous collection … [Read more...]