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

Retail/Brands

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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How Small Businesses are Capturing the Spirit (and Sales) of the Season

Small Business Saturday may have happened last weekend but shop owners everywhere can parlay the benefits of that American Express-founded holiday into gains during the rest of the Christmas season. It just…

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Retail/Brands

The Tricks to Tracking Fashion Trends Through Social Media

If you’re like many and wonder why certain trends like “Y2K fashion” or “power bohemian florals” seem to blow up out of nowhere, you can thank social media. While it’s…

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This Fashion Trend Invites More Customers to Existing Space

The recent PROJECT New York show held a fireside chat with the description “fashion is ever changing and in its current iteration is making space for gender fluidity.” The message…

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What Do Parents & Students Want?

Although one tired teacher took to Twitter in early June begging companies to hold off on Back-to-School ads until August, students in the U.S. return to their classrooms anytime from…

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Consumers

Gen Z is the Future

Brands and retailers believe Gen Z is the future. But it’s not just treating them well that will lead the way to success. Experts says engaging, empowering and collaborating with…

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Leveraging Collaboration for Profit

Whether they work from home, go in to an office or school, attend events, or just want something new, U.S. consumers have continued to shop for new clothes to the…

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Consumers

Success in the Extended-Size Market

It’s kind of funny/not funny how the fashion industry still considers single-digit sizes the norm just because that’s the way it’s always been. After all, the pandemic brought on stress…

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Retail/Brands

Why Resale Isn’t Going Away

It could be argued Macklemore made shopping for secondhand clothes cool. After all, his song “Thrift Shop” hit No. 1 in 2013. Sure, ThredUP and The RealReal started a little…

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Consumers

Invest in Our Planet

It’s been more than half a century since the world’s first Earth Day, when 20 million Americans called for greater protections for the planet. The Earth Day movement continues tomorrow,…

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