U.S. apparel sales last year rebounded from their 2009 declines, but still fell short of their 2008 levels with price deterioration continuing in the just-concluded year.
According to data released Thursday by The NPD Group Inc., 2010 apparel sales overall rose 1.9 percent to $192.73 billion, with women’s growing 2.9 percent to $107.61 billion and men’s expanding 3.3 percent to $52.82 billion. Children’s apparel volume receded 3.6 percent to $32.3 billion.
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