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Early data suggests apparel, groceries drove December retail sales growth

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Consumers spending on apparel rose by 6.7 The post Early data suggests apparel, groceries drove December retail sales growth appeared first on Inside Retail. Despite inflationary pressures and rising living costs, retail spending increased 1.7

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Kanye West seeks to end apparel partnership with Gap

Inside Retail

Kanye West’s lawyers on Thursday sent a letter to Gap notifying the apparel chain that the rapper and fashion designer was terminating his partnership with the company, saying it failed to meet its obligations under the contract.

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Mountain bike apparel startup debuts sustainable clothing range

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Mountain bike apparel startup, Norman, has unveiled its first range of sustainable and ethically-produced clothing that combines “support and utility with a modern minimalist aesthetic”. Norman’s sustainable bike apparel range is available at SRP between $89.95

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Australian Fashion Council unveils trademark for Aussie apparel

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The post Australian Fashion Council unveils trademark for Aussie apparel appeared first on Inside Retail. Australian fashion companies can now apply to use a special trademark certifying their products are locally created.

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Tarocash parent Retail Apparel Group reports sales boost

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South African-owned Retail Apparel Group has reported strong performance and market gains in its latest results. The post Tarocash parent Retail Apparel Group reports sales boost appeared first on Inside Retail.

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Peloton launches apparel range Down Under

Inside Retail

Fitness brand Peloton is today launching its private-label fashion brand, Peloton Apparel, in Australia. In recent months it has been great to see our Australian Members’ as excited about our brand as we are, and we hope our new apparel will become as integral to their Peloton experience.

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Apparel retailer Tiger Mist fined for misleading consumers over returns

Inside Retail

The post Apparel retailer Tiger Mist fined for misleading consumers over returns appeared first on Inside Retail. Clothing retailer A&S Labels – trading online as Tiger Mist – has paid $26,640 in penalties for allegedly misleading consumers about their right to return faulty items.

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China stitches up Western apparel makers for quality issues

Inside Retail

All eyes are on Canadian athletic apparel brand Lululemon, after it was fined for selling poor quality down-feather vests in China. The post China stitches up Western apparel makers for quality issues appeared first on Inside Retail.

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Apparel Brands Report 2021

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Last week, Royal Bank of Canada Capital Markets published European General Retail primer; the strong to get stronger, a report that presents latest market trends, financial … More Apparel Brands Report 2021. A few weeks ago, I was guest speaker during RBC exclusive expert call.

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6 Areas you Need to Get Right in Your Footwear and Apparel Stores

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This is particularly true for footwear and apparel retailers. Research cited by RetailDive indicates that consumer spending on goods like apparel, accessories, and footwear declined by 15.7% Products such as apparel and footwear are easily commoditized.

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McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Cheshire Oaks to welcome athletic apparel brand lululemon

Retail Focus

The post McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Cheshire Oaks to welcome athletic apparel brand lululemon appeared first on Retail Focus.

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traditional wooden japanese dwelling is transformed into curated apparel store by kii inc

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The post traditional wooden japanese dwelling is transformed into curated apparel store by kii inc appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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HARIBO marks Goldbear’s 100th anniversary in with new toys, apparel, footware and homeware lines

Retail Times

Ahead of the HARIBO Goldbear’s 100th anniversary in 2022, the globally loved confectionary brand is rolling out a colourful suite of toys, apparel, footwear and homeware in 2021 to help fans celebrate the happy world of HARIBO.

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Faire partners with WGSN to reveal consumer apparel trends for spring/summer ‘23

Retail Times

Today, Faire is home to millions of products in the apparel category from over 12,000 apparel and footwear brands globally, making it a perfect bellwether to offer trusted fashion industry insights and trends.

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Premium apparel brand Superdry opens its 3,500sq ft store on Icon Outlet’s upper level

Retail Times

Icon Outlet at The O2, London’s leading outlet shopping destination, developed by AEG and Crosstree Real Estate Partners, has announced the opening of Superdry, the premium apparel brand.

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movable display racks allow multiple configurations in this apparel showroom in tokyo

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The post movable display racks allow multiple configurations in this apparel showroom in tokyo appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine. SESN/kiyoshi miyagawa integrated a movable rack system in this showroom to enable both storage and product display.

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Sweaty Betty becomes exclusive apparel partner of the Royal Parks Half Marathon

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The Royal Parks Half Marathon, presented by Royal Bank of Canada, has today announced British women’s activewear brand Sweaty Betty as the official exclusive apparel partner ahead of this year’s race on the 9th of October.

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Dickies launches first new season drop, offering up an assortment of FW22 apparel & accessories

Retail Times

Dickies continues to celebrate its 100-year heritage in workwear, introducing an authentic collection of apparel and accessories for Fall Winter 2022.

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G-III Apparel Acquires Remaining Interest in Karl Lagerfeld

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The post G-III Apparel Acquires Remaining Interest in Karl Lagerfeld appeared first on Visual Merchandising and Store Design. G-III (New York) has acquired the remaining 81 percent interest in the formerly Amsterdam-based brand Karl Lagerfeld, according to Retail Dive.

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ASOS partners e-sports performance brand Fnatic to curate unisex collection of e-sports gaming apparel

Retail Times

In a first-of-its-kind move for the fashion industry and as part of a continued partnership, global fashion retailer ASOS has worked with e-sports performance brand Fnatic to curate a unisex collection of e-sports gaming apparel. Retail News Retailer News ASOS

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UK fashion shoppers remain cautious, with cost-of-living lengthening consideration phases for apparel purchases, True Fit data shows

Retail Times

While digital fashion browsing grew year-on-year in September, fashion shoppers are expressing caution when it comes to apparel purchases, with online order volumes dipping to -8% YoY, the latest data from True Fit, the data-driven fit personalisation platform for fashion retailers, shows.

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2021 IVC First Place: “Market by Macy’s” (In-Store Apparel Presentation)

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The post 2021 IVC First Place: “Market by Macy’s” (In-Store Apparel Presentation) appeared first on Visual Merchandising and Store Design. International Visual Competition apparel awards featured international visual competition Visual Merchandising

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Online retailer Sportsshoes.com announces Patagonia partnership to enhance performance apparel offer

Retail Times

Premium online running shoes, running clothing and outdoor gear retailer SportsShoes.com has announced a new retail partnership with outdoor clothing brand Patagonia. Retail News Retailer News sportsshoes.com

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Online Inflation for Apparel Running Wild, Up 16.3% from Last Year

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In March, prices for apparel increased 16.3% Over the last 12 months, apparel has consistently outpaced the Consumer Price Index (CPI), which captures prices that consumers pay for goods offline. In February, apparel prices rose 11.0%

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Beware the Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing: FTC Takes Action Against Apparel Retailer Who Bragged He Could Rip Off Consumers by Ripping Out Made in China Tags

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According to the FTC, Whalen appeared in social media posts claiming he could conceal the fact that his politically-themed hats, t-shirts, sweatshirts, and other apparel were of Chinese origin by removing the labels and replacing them with express markings that they were “Made in USA.”.

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“We’re ready”: Menswear brand Yd launches dressed-up store concept

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Yd’s parent company Retail Apparel Group saw growth surge across its stable of brands following the overall lifting of restrictions, though also warned its rollout of new stores has been delayed by the pandemic’s impact.

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On Our Radar: HOBO, Georgetown, Washington, D.C.

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Photography: Courtesy of HOBO {{gallery_holder}} Specialty Apparel Specialty Non-Apparel hobo on our radar store openingsHOBO (Annapolis, Md.), a premium leather accessories brand, opened its second storefront this past fall in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C.

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How H&M, Nike and Kering are taking action on climate change

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If the fashion industry really wants to reduce its environmental footprint, Roger Lee, CEO of garment manufacturing firm TAL Apparel, said it needs to have a system in place. “We, TAL Apparel.

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French Fashion Label Moncler Opens New Flagship in Chicago

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In this same pricey shopping destination earlier this year, French-founded, Italian-based apparel brand Moncler (Milan) opened a 3550-square-foot store, relocated at 59 Oak Street. Specialty Apparel design profile moncler specialty apparel store openings

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Evereve Shoppers Greeted by Warm In-Store Environment

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Design Profile Specialty Apparel design profile Evereve specialty apparel Visual MerchandisingP OST-LOCKDOWN, THE EVER-LOYAL Evereve’s (Edina, Minn.) mostly-moms customer base is roaring back inside its 100-plus units.

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Kick Game launches first store outside London in Birmingham’s Bullring & Grand Central

Retail Focus

Kick Game is a UK-based premium footwear and apparel retailer offering the rarest and most exclusive sneakers from Air Jordan, Yeezy, Off-White, Nike, Adidas and more.

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Bangladeshi manufacturer calls out brands for cancelling orders

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The head of one of Bangladesh’s biggest manufacturing firms, Tarasima Apparels, is calling for minimum standards and garment worker protection schemes after retail buyers cancelled orders during the Covid-19 outbreak, which resulted in many garment workers losing their wages. “We

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Q&A: Creating opportunities for refugees and migrants through fashion

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This week we talk to Elisha Watson, the entrepreneur behind the apparel brand Nisa. Business Latest Sustainability Top Stories Uncategorized intimate apparel Migrants Nisa Refugees

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Birkenstock Opens Fourth Store in U.S.

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Headlines Birkenstock specialty apparel store openingsBirkenstock (Neustadt, Germany) has opened its fourth company-owned store in the U.S. and second in California, Footwear News reports. Located within the Marin Country Mart in Larkspur, Calif.,

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Wilson Sporting Goods Turns First Physical Stores into Ultimate Urban Playgrounds

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In the flagship location on Broadway in SoHo, a feature wall dotted with baseball gloves allows customers to grab product and test it out, while the entirely new lifestyle apparel line showcases the brand’s recent street-meets-sport ethos.

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Harley-Davidson Taps Design Firm for Park Project

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Courtesy of Heatherwick Studio/Harley-Davidson: {{gallery_holder}} Headlines harley-davidson Latest News Top specialty non-apparelHarley-Davidson (Milwaukee) has enlisted Heatherwick Studio, a London-based design firm, to create a public park at the headquarters of the motorcycle maker.

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THE GREAT Adds Fourth Store in California

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Apparel brand THE GREAT (Los Angeles) has opened its newest location, at the Sportsmen’s Lodge in Studio City, Calif. Headlines specialty apparel store openings The Great

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On Our Radar: Chilewich, New York

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Specialty Non-Apparel chilewich store openingsDesigned by architect and Chilewich (New York) CEO Joseph Sultan, Chilewich’s latest New York showroom features the brand’s full samples and swatch offerings, colorfully curated.

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Kathy Kuo Home Opens First Flagship in the Hamptons

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Specialty Non-Apparel design profile specialty non-apparelB EGINNING WITH A loyal online following, New York-based, digitally native Kathy Kuo Home soon recognized its desire to move into the physical realm.

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Amazon to Open Brick-and-Mortar Fashion Store

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revenue among apparel retailers in the U.S. Headlines Amazon apparel fashion Latest News TopE-commerce behemoth Amazon (Seattle) is once again doubling down on physical retail with its latest effort, Amazon Style, reports Geekwire.

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Web Exclusive: Flight Plan

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Today, Alpha’s growing line of military-inspired apparel finds itself woven into fabric of U.S. Specialty Apparel alpha industries pop-upPrivately held Alpha Industries (Knoxville, Tenn.) is flying high with fashionistas, rappers, YouTubers and Instagrammers.

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Lids Hat Drop Debuts in Queens

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Headlines lids specialty apparel store openingsSports retailer Lids (Indianapolis) has unveiled a new retail concept, Lids Hat Drop, in Queens, New York. The store at 168-05 Jamaica Ave., is a bricks-and-mortar iteration of the brand’s LidsHatDrop.com platform that launched earlier this year.

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On Our Radar: Harley-Davidson, Daytona Beach, Florida

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Specialty Non-Apparel daytona beach harley-davidson motorcycle retail specialty non-apparelBruce Rossmeyer’s Harley-Davidson at Daytona Beach was built as a 24/7 motorcycle enthusiast destination to celebrate the rider lifestyle.

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