Despite the troubled economy, new entrepreneurs are beginning to see an opportunity in specialty lingerie retailing.
Exhibitors and officials at the CurveNY trade show in February said they were pleased with the turnout of established specialty boutiques, but they were surprised by the burgeoning number of entrepreneurial merchants who were entering the intimates field for the first time with start-up specialty stores and e-commerce businesses.
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