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- the retailer's ADVANTAGE. // SGB;Sep/Oct2009, Vol. 42 Issue 6, p52
The article offers tips, hints and strategies to generate traffic, create interest and buzz and generate sales of sporting goods. It is suggested that the best merchandising encourages a customer to fall in love with the shop and think that the represented product mix is the best ever. For...
- Analysis -- April 2010. // Retail Trade;Apr2010, Vol. 82 Issue 4, p6
The article analysis the retail sales in April 2010 in Canada. The country's retail of clothing and clothing accessories, building materials and garden equipment and supplies and sales and automotive is presented. Several charts depicting retail sales including gasoline stations, sporting goods...
- Wonder wear. Marston, Wendy // Discover;Jan2000, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p46
Reports on textile designers' collaboration with materials scientists to develop fabrics that remain fresh and wearable regardless of what is spilled on them. Use of Teflon to manufacture various items of clothing; Creation of phase-change fabrics that keep the body comfortable and sweat-free;...
- Bodywear pumps up retail. // Discount Store News;2/5/96, Vol. 35 Issue 3, pA18
Focuses on the growth of bodywear apparel in the retailing industry. Target market for bodywear; Fabrics used to create the apparel; Stores carrying the bodywear line.
- New World Order. // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;1/8/2004, Vol. 187 Issue 4, p16
Presents a list of countries that ship apparel and textiles to the U.S., ranked by square meter equivalent as of October 2003. Percentage change for the year end; Retail market conditions in the countries included in the list; Report on the import surges from China.
- COOL inventions. Lu, Cathy // National Geographic Kids;Apr2008, Issue 379, p7
The article features various inventions. A roving robot, called iRobot, can be used as a spy for the home. Standing on the deck of the Proteus, one can glimpse a group of migrating whales, a breaching dolphin, or even a troubled boat in the distance. A team at Cornell University developed the...
- High-tech clothing keeps you warm and healthy. // Current Science;1/20/95, Vol. 80 Issue 10, p8
Presents cases of technological developments in the textile clothing industry in the United States, Australia and Japan. Benefits; Gore-Tex waterproof clothes; Built-in medicines; Sunscreen protection in fabrics.
- High-tech textiles pave the way for glowing garments. // Colourage;Nov2007, Vol. 54 Issue 11, p146
The article focuses on the move of the William Lee Innovation Centre researchers in Great Britain to develop the high technology battery-powered textile yarns used for the manufacture of glowing garments. These garments are said to be the common clothing worn by cyclists including joggers and...
- just-style's most-read stories this week... Smith, Katie // Aroq - Just-Style.com (Global News);3/10/2014, p9
The article presents briefs of articles that are most-read stories on just-style for the week ending March 9, 2014. Around 106 workers fainted at two garment factories in Cambodia from suspected exposure to toxic substances. It explains why Ethiopia is becoming a rising star for sourcing...