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Partywear spend suppressed in golden quarter as inflation squeezes incomes

The golden quarter is undoubtedly the most crucial trading period each year for retailers and brands, with Black Friday and Christmas representing lucrative opportunities to maximise consumer spend.

Global sportswear market’s resilience to inflation starts to wane

After years of tremendous growth, the global sportswear market is forecast to only grow 4.4% in 2023, to $460.6bn, proving it is not immune to the impacts of high inflation.

Shein forecast to haul into top 10 UK apparel retailers in 2023

After years of secrecy surrounding its financials, Shein’s revenues are slowly coming to light, with new UK accounts showing it achieved £1,121.7m in sales from the end of October to December 2022, confirming it was the 14th largest apparel retailer in the UK in 2022, with a market share of 1.7%.