Plus Size


Christopher & Banks Celebrates Success in Following Consumer Insights

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Minneapolis—Christopher & Banks said today that Oct. 6 will be the grand opening of 37 stores that reflect its retail strategy … [Read more...]

Wet Seal Q2 Loss Widens, Sales Decline

New fall fashions at Wet Seal stores

Foothill Ranch, CA—Wet Seal reported after hours Wednesday a bigger-than-expected second quarter loss. Still shares rose almost 9% … [Read more...]

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...]

Wet Seal to Phase Out Arden B Stores

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Foothill Ranch, CA—As part of its strategy to regain its footing with younger consumers, Wet Seal Inc. said Friday it plans to … [Read more...]

Ashley Stewart Files for Chapter 11

Ashley Stewart operates its plus-size stores in 24 states

Secaucus, NJ—Ashley Stewart, the 168-unit plus-size women’s retailer, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Monday and plans to … [Read more...]

Improving Plus Size Women’s “Curvy Quotient” in Fashion

Boost your CQ advises Soni

Bensalem, PA—While plus-sized fashion shoppers may not account for an estimated 60% of the women in the country, they still have a … [Read more...]

Wet Seal Swings into Q2 Profit on Better Margins, Lower Expenses

The launch of Wet Seal + Plus in 36 stores and online was reportedly a success.

Foothills Ranch, CA—Wet Seal Inc., which had initiated cost-cutting measure earlier this year, reported Tuesday that its swung … [Read more...]

NPD Group: Inside the Plus Size Consumer

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Port Washington, NY–Nearly two-thirds of women classify themselves as wearing “special sized” clothing with one third of these … [Read more...]