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Retail/Brands

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

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Here’s Why Modern Performance Cotton & Gorpcore Make Sense

Of all the fashion “core” looks that have come out in recent years – think Barbiecore, cottagecore, normcore – perhaps the most odd-sounding is gorpcore. The gorp portion of the…

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Who Should Really Be the Focus of “New You” in 2023?

The holidays are over so of course headlines are screaming “New Year, New You,” with everything from the latest paleo diet book to fitness plans being foisted upon the public.…

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The Elements That Are Keeping Activewear Hot

The already healthy global activewear market is only expected to increase its muscle in the coming years, thanks to a greater interest in health and wellness, as well as a…

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Preparing for a Comeback

After more than a year where pajamas and athleisure took center stage in many a wardrobe, industry experts see denim making a strong return in the near future. The thinking…

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#activewear

A quick Instagram search for #activewear will quickly reveal joggers, sleeveless tops, yoga pants, and more are being worn not just for workouts, but for travel, hanging with friends, and…

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To Attract Plus Size Shoppers, Speak Directly & Authentically to Her

The smart brands, though, see this opportunity and are making it their business to reach her specifically -- not just add her sizes as an afterthought.

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Activewear Sales

With the many stories touting the strength of athleisure apparel mixed with the aisles of workout apparel in stores, it may come as a surprise that consumers spent less on…

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Athleisure Category Remains Strong

A cursory look at the activewear industry might lead one to think the market is having a rough time. Store closings and lowered earnings announcements from major players will do…

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The Buzz Behind Activewear

When deciding the perfect outfit to insta snap for her next yoga class, the wearer might be more concerned with its cute factor than its performance abilities. But activewear makers…

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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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