Retailers start to increase the number of plus-size lines as higher demand in the market pushes...


Retailers start to increase the number of plus-size lines as higher demand in the market pushes it to the point that revenue might make up for the extra costs for designs and materials. Hot Topic (HOTT -2.7%) with its Torrid brand has positioned itself as one of the fashion leaders in the sub-sector with a more independent and bold approach led by CEO Lisa Harper, while Fifth & Pacific (FNP -0.5%) and Hennes & Mauritz (HMRZF.PK, HNNMY.PK) are also making a push.

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  • youngman442002
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    Colorado Tent and Awning is a player too....
    18 Sep 2012, 11:02 AM Reply Like
  • Tricky
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    Makes me proud to be an American
    18 Sep 2012, 11:18 AM Reply Like
  • Poor Texan
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    Reports today that obesity is increasing. Plus sizes sound like the solution :-)
    18 Sep 2012, 07:10 PM Reply Like
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