That’s the unfortunate reality of the industry’s failure to focus on the country’s 11.1 million Hispanic women, a group that spent $6.6 billion on apparel during the 12 months ended this May, up 3.7 percent from the $6.34 billion spent a year earlier, according to NPD Fashionworld. That increase in apparel purchasing was one of only two posted by American women grouped by racial and ethnic background; the other was the 4 percent growth in purchases transacted by Asian-Americans, who spent $709.1 million in the 12-month period, up from $681.6 million.
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