NEW YORK — With a nod to tailored clothing and dress shirts, men’s apparel sales had a positive showing in the first half of the year, while women’s apparel sales fell slightly, according to The NPD Group.
From January through June 2011, men’s apparel dollar volume increased 4.6 percent to $22.6 billion, while women’s apparel dollar volume declined 0.8 percent to $51 billion, according to NPD. Total adult apparel market dollar volume gained 0.8 percent to $73.7 billion.
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