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Experts may differ on exactly why the Titanic sank -- was it the steel used, the rivets that held it together? But no one questions what pre-empted its sinking: the inability to be
Celebrating the Journey
The blue jean market looks very different than it did when Jacob Davis and Levi Strauss & Co., received the patent to strengthen men's work pants with copper rivets in 1873.
Amazon Rising
Once upon a time in retail, there were category killers -- stores so powerful in a particular type of offering, they knocked off their smaller competitors. Then along came an online
An Active Opportunity
If you think activewear makers were excited when the athleisure boom took place in the U.S., imagine how interesting the Chinese market is to them.
Leave Comfort to Clothes
“Fashion is the armor to survive the reality of everyday life.” — Bill Cunningham
Data and analyses of consumer attitudes, preferences and shopping habits.

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Data and analyses of the cotton textile retail sector,including fiber share by category.

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Data and analyses of trends in the cotton textile supply chain, including commodity economics.

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New Tech

Experts may differ on exactly why the Titanic sank — was it the steel used, the rivets that held it together? But no one questions what pre-empted its sinking: the inability to be nimble enough to change course once lookouts spotted an iceberg in the dark.

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Celebrating the Journey

The blue jean market looks very different than it did when Jacob Davis and Levi Strauss & Co., received the patent to strengthen men’s work pants with copper rivets in 1873.

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Amazon Rising

Once upon a time in retail, there were category killers — stores so powerful in a particular type of offering, they knocked off their smaller competitors. Then along came an online outfit that started selling books online. It seemed silly: why buy a book online when you could spend an afternoon at Barnes & Noble, curled in a comfy chair, browsing books, and perhaps buying something?

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An Active Opportunity

If you think activewear makers were excited when the athleisure boom took place in the U.S., imagine how interesting the Chinese market is to them.

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Leave Comfort to Clothes

“Fashion is the armor to survive the reality of everyday life.” — Bill Cunningham

Continue reading