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Retail/Brands

Retail/Brands

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

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These are the Fashion Week Denim & Cotton Looks to Offer in ‘24

The Spring/Summer 2024 fashion weeks have wrapped and two things are clear: designers are doing incredible things with denim and athleisure is being reinvented. First, the denim. From New York…

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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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Here’s Why Brands Are Leaning into Natural Fibers

When it comes to sustainability, apparently there is a disconnect between what shoppers want and what retailers offer. In a survey from First Insight, the predictive analytics firm found consumers…

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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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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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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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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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