Private Labels
Gartner L2 recently noted that U.K. supermarket sales have been rebounding. Part of this is due to shoppers spending £85 million (over U.S. $104 million) more on private label groceries
Connecting With the Hispanic Market
Despite divisions that seem to make headlines everyday, America continues to be the melting pot of the world. And while their growth has slowed, the U.S. Hispanic population is steadily
Technology & Personalized Experiences
Millennials and Gen Z use technology at lightning speed, endlessly cruising from video to messaging to news to email with tireless dexterity and engagement. Older generations, meanwhile,
Here's Why "Made in USA" Matters
This Labor Day marks the 125th anniversary of the national holiday that celebrates and honors the American worker. For a lot of people, it's a day that symbolizes the end of summer,
The Benefits of Getting Technical with Cotton
If anyone doubts the staying power of cotton, consider that it was used 7,000 years ago for clothing in Ancient India, according to The History of Clothing. Its popularity has only
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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Private Labels

Gartner L2 recently noted that U.K. supermarket sales have been rebounding. Part of this is due to shoppers spending £85 million (over U.S. $104 million) more on private label groceries than they did the previous year.

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Connecting With the Hispanic Market

Despite divisions that seem to make headlines everyday, America continues to be the melting pot of the world. And while their growth has slowed, the U.S. Hispanic population is steadily growing in influence and consumer consumption. For fashion brands, that means connecting at a deeper level is crucial in order to tap into a strong and potentially lucrative market.

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Technology & Personalized Experiences

Millennials and Gen Z use technology at lightning speed, endlessly cruising from video to messaging to news to email with tireless dexterity and engagement. Older generations, meanwhile, are quick to say they don’t understand how certain apps or sites work and accuse young people of being glued to their phones. But when it comes to clothes shopping, retailers may want to reassess how they’re appealing to the different generations for online versus in-store sales.

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Here’s Why “Made in USA” Matters

This Labor Day marks the 125th anniversary of the national holiday that celebrates and honors the American worker. For a lot of people, it’s a day that symbolizes the end of summer, marked by a trip to the beach, a barbecue, or a day of shopping sales. But it began as an observance of the nation’s labor force, and all that it produced here. For most of the apparel industry, that has all changed, with production taking place around the world. Perhaps that’s why the brands that still produce here in the U.S. feel a sense of pride about it — and believe their customers do as well.

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The Benefits of Getting Technical with Cotton

If anyone doubts the staying power of cotton, consider that it was used 7,000 years ago for clothing in Ancient India, according to The History of Clothing. Its popularity has only continued, as modern performance technology has enhanced cotton’s natural properties so brands and designers can meet consumer demand for the fiber.

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