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Government and Trade

Imports From China Down as Other Asian Suppliers Gain

Vietnam, the U.S.’s second largest apparel supplier, posted the biggest gain in apparel imports.

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Forecasts and Analysis

Cautious Consumers Drag Sales, But Apparel Poised for Growth

Although households are earning more money and saving it too, consumers are not spending it. But this will likely change over the next few years thanks to Millennials, social media and mobile devices.

Financial

Europe’s Stock Markets See Rises and Falls

The FTSE 100 in London was flat as the U.K.’s service sector saw a slowdown in growth in May.

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Financial

Retail Apparel Stocks Gain, Sector Fueled by PVH Results

Retail and apparel stocks posted gains for a second day in a row following a slump last week as investors gambled that consumers have a lot of pent-up spending to unleash.

Financial

Ascena Sees Net Decline in Quarter

Ascena Retail Group, noting soft performances at its Dress Barn and Justice divisions, reported $24.4 million in net income for its fiscal third quarter ended April, compared to last year's $33.2 million.

Financial

G-III Delivers Robust Q1 Sales and Earnings

G-III Apparel Group Ltd. posted robust sales and earnings for its first quarter, which prompted the company to raise its full-year sales and earnings guidance.

Government and Trade

USTR: TPP to Lower Tariffs on U.S. Exports

TPP will level playing field for U.S. apparel, textile, footwear exports, U.S. report says.

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Forecasts and Analysis

Cautious Consumers Drag Sales, But Apparel Poised for Growth

Although households are earning more money and saving it too, consumers are not spending it. But this will likely change over the next few years thanks to Millennials, social media and mobile devices.