With Danish retail in the doldrums, designers at Copenhagen Fashion Week, which runs Feb. 1 to 5, are likely to have an increased focus on capturing international buyers.
Exports of Danish fashion increased 13.4 percent in 2011 to an estimated 24.8 billion kroner, or $4.31 billion at current exchange, representing 94 percent of the total market of 26.38 billion kroner, or $4.59 billion, according to estimates from trade organization Dansk Mode & Textil. In 2008, exports accounted for 90 percent of sales, proving the increasing importance of international sales to Danish designers. RELATED STORY: Danish Designer Spotlight >>
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