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Week in Review: Must-Know News

New York—Online shopping may be convenient, enabling consumers to shop 24/7 without worrying about finding a parking place.But … [Read more...]

NPD: Accessories for Men Gaining Momentum

The Louis Vuitton Men's Fall 2014 Campaign from Men's Style Director Kim Jones shot by Peter Lindbergh in Iceland.

Port Washington, NY–While it’s no surprise that accessories has been one of the best performing categories for women, a similar … [Read more...]

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

Catherines Plus Size

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

Week in Review: Top 10 Articles to Remember

Getting it right: Hearts on Fire

New York—First quarter earnings reports have begun trickling in…and you know what? They’re better than expected.Despite … [Read more...]

NPD: Tights Trending as Sales Jump

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Port Washington, NY—Tights have increasingly become a must-include in women’s wardrobes with dollar sales increasing 33% in … [Read more...]

Week in Review: News-to-Know

Accessories have been one of the hot spots in Michael Kors' growing business

New York—It was a much needed dose of optimism when most of retail seems besieged with lower traffic patterns, slumping comp store … [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...]

NPD Reports Another Spike in Basketball Footwear Sales

Nike's Kobe 8 System GUMBO iD women's basketball shoe

Port Washington, NY–Sales of athletic wear have been among the bright spots in apparel and accessories sales at retail. One of the … [Read more...]

Week in Review: 10 Must-Read Articles

What's new at J. Crew this Spring? An IPO?

New York—One potential next hot product in fashion accessories had a preview this week, but it wasn’t in a major runway show or … [Read more...]

NPD Invests in Next Generation Fashion Insights Platform

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New York—The NPD Group Inc., a leading provider of global market information and advisory services, has taken in stake in … [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...]

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