Belk launches apparel brand Wonderly

Retail Dive

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

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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Riding Activewear Momentum, Peloton Launches its Own Apparel Line

Retail Touch

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

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.

Sustainable Apparel Coalition to Publish Products’ Environmental Impact Data

Retail Touch

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.

How traditional teen apparel brands went out of style

Retail Dive

Gen Z sets trends fast — and they won't hesitate to leave retailers who can't keep up in the dust

Abercrombie & Fitch to bring apparel to Zappos

Retail Dive

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

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

Adidas, Peloton team up on apparel line

RetailDive

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

Baby boomers driving this year's apparel rebound: NPD

Retail Dive

Older folks are refreshing their wardrobes, buying more online and outspending millennials and Gen Z, according to the firm's Consumer Tracking Service

Apparel maker Global Brands shares stop trading

Retail Dive

The company, which makes products for Ellen Tracy, b new york and others, has been selling assets and negotiating with lenders as it tries to stabilize

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

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

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.

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

Stadium Goods debuts streetwear apparel line

RetailDive

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

Macy's taps Calvin Klein exec to lead apparel

Retail Dive

Sam Archibald began his career in the department store's management program and spent more than a decade there in various merchandising roles

Nordstrom to open 21 Indochino custom apparel shops in stores

Retail Dive

The partnership expands the department store's men's category with made-to-measure suiting

Macy's debuts private label apparel brand, And Now This

Retail Dive

Amid a merchandising revamp, the department store's new private label focuses on elevated basics for "the fashion-forward, contemporary dresser "

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

Wedding apparel retailer Brideside abruptly shuts down

RetailDive

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

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

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

Apparel brands turn to air cargo as inventory delays continue

Retail Dive

Companies including Levi Strauss, Lands' End and PVH said they are expediting more shipments to keep up with sales

Nike Delivers First Maternity Sports Apparel Collection

Retail Touch

The more we listened to expecting mothers and postpartum mothers, the more we learned, reworked and innovated through inclusive design,” said Carmen Zolman, Nike Senior Design Director for Apparel Innovation in the blog post. “It’s

Industry Deep Dive: 2021 Apparel Stats to Know

ROI Revolution

Every industry has undoubtedly been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic – but the apparel and retail industry has felt some of the biggest shockwaves. 2021 Apparel Trends + Stats. The g lobal apparel market was still worth a whopping $1.5 Apparel Strategies + Tips for Brands.

Etsy to buy apparel resale site Depop for $1.6B

Retail Dive

The deal ticks key boxes for both companies — and begs the question of why a traditional retailer didn't snap up the Gen Z favorite

Stitch Fix the latest apparel retailer to contemplate resale

Retail Dive

The company beat expectations and raised its near-term outlook, but analysts see a murky future as it tries to expand its market

G-III Apparel COO to step down from role

Retail Dive

Wayne Miller has been with the company for 23 years and will assume a senior strategic adviser position

Wilson debuts apparel line, plans first retail stores

Retail Dive

The sports equipment company is expanding its offering and honing in on DTC as part of an "evolution" into an athletic lifestyle brand

Top Consumer Trends for Fashion and Apparel Brands | Salsify

Salsify

Since early February this year, online orders and referrals for fashion brands have been steadily rising, up 58% and 66%, respectively, reports The Drum. Trend Watch

S&P turns positive on Macy's as apparel, economy gain steam

Retail Dive

Vaccines and stimulus are driving sales increases across the industry, and the battered department store sector's largest player stands to gain

SKU'd: Want to slow down returns? Fix apparel sizing.

RetailDive

Clothing retail needs to do the boring work of helping customers understand what they are purchasing

US, EU apparel buyers canceled $16B in orders in the spring: report

RetailDive

Apparel buyers' response to steep demand drops in the spring stoked concerns about the future of people and entities in apparel-producing countries

Dick's Sporting Goods launches men's apparel brand

RetailDive

In recent earnings, the retailer pointed to its vertical brands as a large factor in its success as it introduces its VRST athletics line

Adidas Teams up with Peloton for Exclusive Apparel Collection

Retail Touch

Members who sign up will be entered to win select apparel from the collection and a 1:1 virtual styling session with Ally Love or Cody Rigsby, with winners selected on March 25.

Leveling up by industry: A look at Fashion & Apparel

Klaviyo

Should a fashion and apparel ecommerce team really be evaluating themselves against the same performance metrics as a toys and games business? Let’s take a look at a few of the most interesting finds from ecommerce stores in Fashion and Apparel related to targeting specific audiences and creating a winning welcome series. First of all, the top performers in the Fashion and Apparel industry send a lot more emails than the worst performers.