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COEUR, PROJECT WOMENS PARTNER TO LAUNCH NEW LIFESTYLE PLATFORM DURING MARKET IN LAS VEGAS

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  PROJECT Womens, the leading West Coast contemporary women’s apparel and accessories trade event, has announced an exclusive partnership with the premiere apothecary, home and gift trade fair, COEUR for the Las Vegas marketplace, August 14 – 16, 2017, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. The COEUR x Project Womens …

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NPD: FOOTWEAR AND ACCESSORIES SHIFTS SENDING WARNING SIGNALS TO RETAILERS

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The three key components of the $334 billion retail fashion segment–apparel, footwear and fashion accessories–are each in different positions when it comes to the business, according to leading global information company The NPD Group. The apparel industry, which represents 65% of total U.S. retail fashion dollar sales and spans everything …

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RETAIL SALES GREW 0.3 PERCENT IN MARCH

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Retail sales in March increased 0.3% seasonally adjusted over February and 3.5% unadjusted year-over-year, according to calculations released recently by the National Retail Federation. The numbers exclude automobiles, gasoline stations and restaurants. “Various factors were at play in the first quarter, but we are again seeing a pattern similar to previous years …