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

|By:, SA News Editor

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.