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

Retail/Brands

These New Technologies Are Bringing Retail into the New Year

The new year is bringing plenty of newness to retail, much of it “behind the scenes” thanks to further adoption of technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), generative AI, and augmented…

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Consumers

Consumers, Retail and What to Expect in 2024? It’s Tricky

Another holiday season is just about in the books and, of course, the retail industry is looking to suss out trends for 2024 before January hits. That’s always tricky, but…

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Retail/Brands

These New Passports Will Emphasize a Brand’s Sustainability

A new report from the United Nations Environment Programme says greenhouse gas emissions reached a new high in 2022 and by September 2023, global average temperatures were 1.8°C above pre-industrial…

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Consumers

This One Program Helps the Planet AND Brings Consumers to Your Store

America Recycles Day is coming up on Nov. 15 and it gives both consumers and businesses a chance to pitch in when it comes to renewing, reusing, and recycling. Fashion…

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Retail/Brands

‘Tis the Season – And It Should Be Merry & Bright

It’s that time of year again, when people are hauling out the holly, Jack Frost is nipping at noses and – if expectations prevail – shoppers will be rushing home…

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Retail/Brands

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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Retail/Brands

A Celebration, So Spread the Word: World Cotton Day & the 50th Anniversary of the Seal of Cotton

As World Cotton Day took place October 7, it’s an opportune time for brands and designers to note the celebration of another cotton event: the 50th anniversary of the Seal…

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Consumers

Reaching Gen Z & Millennials: Different Social Platforms Call for Different Content Every Time

There are 8 billion people in this world. And of them, 60 percent, or 4.88 billion, are active social media users. In the U.S., that number jumps to 74 percent.…

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Retail/Brands

Buckle Up: The Metaverse is Coming to Retail & Young Shoppers Are Ready

Way back in the 1992 in his book Snow Crash, author Neal Stephenson coined the word “Metaverse,” a space he saw as a successor to the internet and a virtual…

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Retail/Brands

Despite Inflation Jitters, BTS Apparel Sales Expected to Rise

Right now, it’s the season of “no more pencils, no more books,” but the coming days will see Back-to-School (BTS) shopping kicking into high gear. And this season, despite any…

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