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2022 Global Ecommerce Report: Fashion and Apparel

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Technological advances, a fading pandemic and returning confidence in the supply chain stand to make 2022 a banner year for… Ecommerce News Apparel bigcommerce Crutcher’s Western Wear Ecommerce Report fashion Fashion & Apparel Global Ecommerce Groove Commerce headless commerce mobile commerce Natori social commerce

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Apparel Sustainability Nonprofit Seeks Applications for Climate Solutions

Retail TouchPoints

The Apparel Impact Institute (Aii) is calling for applications for the Climate Solutions Portfolio, a planned registry of proven carbon reduction solutions for the fashion industry.

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Fashion & Apparel Ecommerce Site Design

BigCommerce

The fashion and apparel industry has one major negative associated with it: there’s so much competition. Here’s how 15 of the best of the best fashion and apparel ecommerce sites are designed to win. Leading fashion & apparel brands choose BigCommerce. Wicked Apparel. As told to BigCommerce by Dan Tebele, Wicked Apparel. . Nine Line Apparel. As told to BigCommerce by Myles Burke, Chief Operating Officer at Nine Line Apparel.

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Apparel Ousts Electronics as Most Popular Online Shopping Category

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Categories like apparel and grocery had been historically slower to expand online, primarily because of the difficulty of testing products like clothes and produce in a digital environment.

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Under Armour ekes out 1.8% growth in tough apparel market

Retail Dive

Results came in better than feared as the sports apparel seller wrestles with rising inventory and a volatile economy

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Keyword Crash Course: What Consumers Are Searching for in the Fashion and Apparel Industry | Salsify

Salsify

Expanding digital shelves have created an increasingly competitive fashion and apparel industry. Innovation and Trends

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Riding Activewear Momentum, Peloton Launches its Own Apparel Line

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Peloton is expanding beyond exercise equipment with the launch of a private label activewear brand called Peloton Apparel. Inventory & Merchandising News Briefs activewear apparel Peloton private label

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Peloton launches private label apparel brand

Retail Dive

Peloton Apparel features men's, women's and gender-neutral styles, but enters into a category with fierce competitors like Lululemon and Athleta

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Next Steps in Sustainable Apparel Retail: Consumer Communication and Carbon Offsets

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A logical next step is for merchants to educate themselves about the sustainability of the brands and items they sell, particularly in the apparel space. In the apparel space, a sustainability hot topic is the potential represented by carbon offsets.

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3 ways AI can supercharge sizing to help apparel brands boost conversion, reduce returns and personalize the retail experience

Retail Dive

We highlight three key ways your apparel brand can leverage AI and machine learning to increase conversion and personalize retail both online and in stores

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Belk launches apparel brand Wonderly

Retail Dive

The private label assortment replaces the department store's New Directions brand

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Consumers are hitting the brakes on apparel purchases: UBS

Retail Dive

Department stores and other retailers dependent on clothing sales face a gloomy 2023 and may shutter more locations, according to the analysts

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Sustainable Apparel Coalition to Publish Products’ Environmental Impact Data

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The Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) and its technology partner Higg have launched the initial phase of a new transparency program that will publicly share environmental impact data about products, beginning with their materials content.

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Apparel retailers get squeezed in Q1

Retail Dive

Sales were up at many players, but so were inventories. Meanwhile, margins and profits are down

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Survey: Consumers Want Easy Access to Apparel Sustainability Info

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The apparel industry’s enormous global environmental impact has made it a primary focus of sustainability efforts, and consumers — or at least a significant portion of them — want to do their part. RTP: Are there other specific things apparel manufacturers and retailers should be doing?

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American Eagle Outfitters launches NFT Apparel Shop

Retail Dive

The collection features limited-edition shirts and hoodies with designs from NFT artists

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What Q2 says about apparel

RetailDive

The category has dragged down retail since the pandemic forced stores shut and dented the economy. Some players are doing better than others

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Lululemon didn’t change activewear, it changed apparel

Retail Dive

The Canadian brand introduced retail to athleisure. Now Brooks Brothers sells stretch dress shirts and Levi’s owns a yoga business

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Macy’s to Expand Reebok Apparel Offerings Through ABG Partnership

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Macy’s will be bringing more Reebok apparel to its customers beginning in 2023 through a partnership with brand development firm Authentic Brands Group. Our partnership with ABG will expand our assortment and offer our customers high-quality styles from Reebok apparel in the U.S.,”

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JCPenney Launches Frye and Co. Footwear and Apparel Collection

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JCPenney has launched a new lifestyle collection inspired by 159-year-old bootmaker and western apparel brand Frye. The apparel can be found at 150 of the retailer’s U.S. The full Frye and Co.

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Peloton sues Lululemon in dispute over apparel line

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After the cycle maker launched its own private label apparel, the athleisure specialist claimed the new products infringed on its patents

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5 D2C Apparel Brands Shaping the Future of Ecommerce | Salsify

Salsify

The apparel industry has shifted dramatically, with an increasing number of customers browsing, researching, and buying online. PIM Digital Commerce Clothing & Accessories apparel D2C

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Continuing apparel push, Wilson debuts performance tennis collection

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Tennis apparel has been a priority since the company launched its Wilson Sportswear unit last year and is the "main growth vehicle" of that business

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Foot Locker launches women's apparel brand

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Cozi is the company's first proprietary womenswear brand, and follows a larger trend of athletics retailers banking on their private labels

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5 Most Innovative Strategies for D2C Apparel Brands | Salsify

Salsify

PIM Digital Commerce Clothing & Accessories apparel D2CWith over 400 direct-to-consumer (D2C) brands like Casper, Warby Parker, JustFab, Everlane, and Bonobos offering a range of consumer goods, D2C brands are predicted to account for almost 40% of online purchases in the U.S.

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Sustainable Apparel Raw Materials Maker Receives $100 Million Investment

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The company plans to use the funds to accelerate its global expansion and production capacity, with the goal of allowing more rapid adoption of sustainability initiatives by apparel companies.

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Running brand On adds apparel to resale program

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Following the success of the footwear recommerce business, the running brand is adding tops, pants, running tights, jackets and other apparel items

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Abercrombie & Fitch to bring apparel to Zappos

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As part of the collaboration, the two retailers will release an exclusive footwear capsule which will be available on their respective websites

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Asos overhauls operations as apparel demand becomes unpredictable

Retail Dive

The fast-fashion company is disappointed in its overseas results, especially in the U.S., where Nordstrom has exclusive distribution of its Topshop brand

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Adidas, Peloton team up on apparel line

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The tie-up furthers Peloton's apparel sales and can only help Adidas, though the fairly small collection won't likely be a game-changer

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What Trunk Club's demise says about apparel subscriptions

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Customers who engage with Nordstrom's stylists, online or in stores, spend more time and money at the retailer. So it's going outside the box

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Here's what passage of the Fashion Act would mean for apparel companies

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If passed, the Fashion Act will apply to global apparel and footwear companies with more than $100 million in revenue that do business in New York.

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In Q1, Victoria's Secret firmly in control against apparel headwinds

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The lingerie retailer said it's regaining market share and maximizing margins, but may cut prices in order to make a sale

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Kohl’s expands adaptive products offer with apparel for adults

Retail Dive

The effort furthers the retailer’s diversity, equity and inclusion goals and its access to what may be a $400 billion-plus market in just five years

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The naked truth about apparel's future

RetailDive

The segment was in free fall even before the pandemic. But a bleak 2020 could give way to new opportunities

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Shoppers want to buy apparel, smartphones this holiday: NPD

Retail Dive

Clothing is one of the top items consumers plan to give as gifts, but may be susceptible to an increase in promotions

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Wedding apparel retailer Brideside abruptly shuts down

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Customers that have questions about orders are instructed to contact individual designers because the company is "no longer able to field inquiries "

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5 D2C Apparel Brands Helping Shoppers Skip the Dressing Room | Salsify

Salsify

Customers demand engaging, informative online experiences — and this need is only heightened for apparel brands. PIM Digital Commerce Trend Watch apparel D2C

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What follows suits in men's apparel?

RetailDive

As people dress down, Tailored Brands and Brooks Brothers are suffering. But neither that, nor the pandemic, means men's fashion is doomed

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Stadium Goods debuts streetwear apparel line

RetailDive

The retailer's capsule collection, Stadium, is launching as parent company Farfetch is on the rise

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Eddie Bauer introduces resale option for used apparel, gear

Retail Dive

The company introduced gear rental last year, and is expanding its (Re)Adventure program to make the outdoors more accessible

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Long Tall Sally snapped up by UK apparel conglomerate

RetailDive

North American fans of the apparel brand for taller customers already provide half its sales, and new owner AK Retail says it will focus on the region

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Wells Fargo finds apparel on the upswing

Retail Dive

E-commerce has slowed and stimulus checks are dwindling, but the analysts found that store traffic is up, inventory is lean and margins are fatter

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