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Retail/Brands

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

Retail/Brands

Retail: Here’s How Holiday Performed & What to Expect from Shoppers in ‘23

After enjoying a strong holiday season, economists are predicting a slowdown in 2023 amid concerns about a recession. And they want retailers to be prepared. But first, the good news.…

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Here Comes 2023 — What to Expect at Retail

Real talk: In December of 2019, nobody could have predicted what was to happen in 2020. But 2020 was a total outlier. Normally, people can rely on predictions. And right now,…

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Retail/Brands

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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How Web3, NFTs, & the Metaverse Fit in With Fashion

The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) recently announced it will be celebrating its upcoming 60th anniversary by “looking to the future” with a metaverse, Web3, and NFT exhibition…

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Despite Volatility, Outlook is Strong for Holiday ‘22

There are 73 days to go until Christmas. And until then, retailers will be watching inflation, supply chains, jobs reports, gas prices, the weather, and anything else (should we even…

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It’s True: Local Businesses Have a Reason for Optimism

With global recession fears, inflation worries, and drought conditions so bad dinosaur footprints are turning up in dried up rivers, it might be surprising to find small businesses and local…

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Meeting New Demands

After two-and-a-half years of dealing with a pandemic, nerves are frayed. That’s why anything retailers can do to make shopping easier isn’t just welcome, it can cement relationships and grow…

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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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Consumers

Gaining More from Customer Reviews

How often do you start a product search on Google? You’re not alone. Nearly half of all product searches start on the search engine. And the reviews attached to those…

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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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