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The number of women’s coats sold slid 17 percent last year to 65,726. But some brands made a real impression on consumers. Here’s a look at the leading labels based on unit volume, according to The NPD Group, a Port Washington. N.Y.-based consumer research firm.

This story first appeared in the January 28, 2003 issue of WWD.  Subscribe Today.

1. Liz Claiborne

2. London Fog

3. Wilsons Leather

4. Columbia Sportswear

5. Old Navy

*Based on unit volume Dec. 2001-Nov. 2002