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Bouchard, Nancy Prichard
September 2009
SGB;Sep/Oct2009, Vol. 42 Issue 6, p48
Trade Publication
The article reports that manufacturers and retailers in the U.S. are optimistic about fall apparel sales, especially technical pieces in fashion-forward designs, and are providing the consumer with traditional fabrics with a twist. Christine Westermark, product manager for Helly Hanson N.A., says that there continues to be an upward trend of technical fabrics that have an edge to them.


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