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July 2008
SGB;Jul2008, Vol. 41 Issue 7, p57
Trade Publication
The article reports on retail trade of socks in the U.S. According to retail point-of-sale data drawn up by SportScan INFO, the athletic sock business has been overtaken by sales of no-show and low-cut socks while multi-pack socks grew in popularity. It mentions that crew socks are picking more share of the athletic socks business and that overall sales of athletic socks were 4 percent for the period up to June 2008.


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