2022 Global Ecommerce Report: Fashion and Apparel

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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.

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?

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.

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.

Peloton launches private label apparel brand

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

Apparel retailers get squeezed in Q1

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

American Eagle Outfitters launches NFT Apparel Shop

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

Belk launches apparel brand Wonderly

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

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.

Kohl’s expands adaptive products offer with apparel for adults

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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

What Q2 says about apparel

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

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.,”

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

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

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

5 D2C Apparel Brands Shaping the Future of Ecommerce | Salsify

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

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

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.

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

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.

5 Most Innovative Strategies for D2C Apparel Brands | Salsify

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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.

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

Eddie Bauer introduces resale option for used apparel, gear

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

Nike’s new material could ‘change the apparel industry,’ CEO says

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The brand's Forward material is created through a production process that uses less energy than traditional knits and wovens

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

The naked truth about apparel's future

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

Macy's to broaden Reebok apparel assortment in expanded deal

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The department store will offer a deeper selection of Reebok products and will receive exclusives from the athletics brand

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 "

Stadium Goods debuts streetwear apparel line

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

What follows suits in men's apparel?

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

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

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

How traditional teen apparel brands went out of style

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

PVH to lay off 10% of its global workforce in coming months amid weak apparel demand

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Trish Donnelly, who arrived from Urban Outfitters last year to lead Calvin Klein globally and all the company’s brands in North America, is leaving

Tools, Value Apparel and Home-Delivered Wine Top List of Fastest-Growing Retailers

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2022 Hot 25 Retailers list — which identifies the brands that boosted their domestic sales by the highest percentages in 2021 compared to 2020 —exemplify three strong COVID-era trends: do-it-yourselfism, consumer preferences for more casual and value-priced apparel and increased alcohol consumption.

Adidas to take back apparel from any brand in resale program with ThredUp

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Members of the athletics brand's app can order a prepaid shipping label and send back used apparel in exchange for rewards

Wells Fargo finds apparel on the upswing

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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

Nike Drafts Fanatics for NCAA Fan Apparel, Furthering Fanatics’ Moves into Manufacturing and College Sports

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Nike has entered a long-term, exclusive licensing partnership with Fanatics for the manufacture and sale of fan apparel and headwear, for a “select group” of Nike-sponsored colleges and universities starting in 2024.

Long Tall Sally snapped up by UK apparel conglomerate

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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