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October 19, 2010 08:43 ET

Equity Research on Liz Claiborne Inc. and Polo Ralph Lauren Corp. - Are the Thin Cow Days Over for the Apparel Clothing Industry?

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - October 19, 2010) - offers investors comprehensive research on the textile - apparel clothing industry and has completed analytical research on Liz Claiborne Inc. (NYSE: LIZ) and Polo Ralph Lauren Corp. (NYSE: RL). Register with us today at to have free access to these researches. 

Apparel sales have been posting mixed results so far this year as the retail climate has continued to be extremely competitive. However, things may be looking better as the National Retail Federation has predicted a holiday sales rise of 2.3 percent. While the August heat wave postponed many customers' back-to-school sales, September saw an overall rise in consumer spending with US apparel sales up more than 3 percent for the month. Register now at to have free access to our reports on the textile - apparel clothing industry. is an online platform where investors doing their due-diligence on the textile - apparel clothing industry can have easy and free access to our analyst research and opinions on Liz Claiborne Inc. and Polo Ralph Lauren Corp.; investors and shareholders of these companies can simply register for a complimentary membership at

Luxury retail did particularly well in September gaining more than 6 percent. While unemployment level is still something to ponder about, high-income households appear to be gaining in consumer confidence. Department store sales were up as well which is beneficial to many luxury apparel brands. While luxury clothing retailers like Liz Claiborne Inc. have independent stores they also sell more affordable items via department stores. Liz Claiborne Inc. research report is accessible for free by registering today at

Bigger companies in the apparel industry currently seem to be focused on two things, branding and expanding their reach. As revenues have been increasing many companies are reinvesting into new lines, advertising and flagship stores so as to lure in returning shoppers. Associations with TV and sports are also being exploited to spread the word. Furthermore with much of the world economy recovering faster than the U.S., industry players like Polo Ralph Lauren Corp. are looking to expand their operations into Asia and on the internet in a bid to increase worldwide profits. Polo Ralph Lauren Corp. research report is available for free by signing up now at

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