A shift toward more tailored looks and away from more casual attire helped lift apparel sales 3.6 percent during the first seven months of 2013.
According to data from The NPD Group of Port Washington, N.Y., sales of all apparel reached $106.57 billion during the first seven months of the year, up from $102.91 billion during the comparable period in 2012. Unit sales rose 3.4 percent while average selling prices were flat.
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